Issue #375 January 9, 2019

Downtown Digs for Seniors

five-story downtown apartment would include bodega-style grocery

Tom Giffey

Work could begin as early as next month on a mixed-used development in downtown Eau Claire that would include 120 living units aimed at senior citizens as well as a ground-floor grocery store and deli ...

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Issue #374 December 26, 2018

Chartering a New Course

Mondovi location eyed as project-based school for grades 6-12

Katie Larson

Choices: We all want them. Whether it be choice in what we buy, how we live, what we eat, who we support, what we want to be when we grow up, choice matters. But when it comes to educational opportunities ...

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Issue #374 December 26, 2018

For the Love of Kubb

tourism grant will highlight Eau Claire as a kubb destination

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

A Wisconsin Department of Tourism grant will fund a marketing campaign that uses Eau Claire’s status as a kubb capital to attract visitors to the region. The Department of Tourism recently announced that it was giving ...

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Issue #373 December 12, 2018

Wintry Fun in Dunn

Winterdaze presents ‘Up North Christmas, Eh?’

Lauren Fisher, photos by Timothy Mather

Downtown Menomonie Inc. will host the 15th annual Winterdaze Parade Dec. 16. It all starts at 4pm with the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus, who will provide a photo opportunity for families. Small farm ...

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Issue #373 December 12, 2018

Rolling Out a Tire Museum

Banbury Place will house gallery dedicated to Uniroyal history

Tom Giffey, photos by Chippewa Valley Museum

What was once one of the largest tire factories in the United States – the 2 million-square-foot former Uniroyal Goodrich plant on the banks of the Eau Claire River – will finally have a dedicated museum space showcasing its 100-year history ...

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