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Virtual Vigil for George Floyd Planned in Eau Claire

online event will address race, hate crime, police brutality

On Sunday afternoon, Selika Ducksworth-Lawton, the president of Eau Claire-based Uniting Bridges, and Aja St. Germaine, a third-year UW-Eau Claire English student, will host an online vigil in remembrance ...

Menomonie Public Library Plans June 1 Re-Opening

library outlines programs, restrictions

The Library Board of Trustees has voted to reopen the library on a limited basis beginning Monday, June 1. Using guidelines from the ...

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County, City of Eau Claire Extend COVID-19 Orders

county rules now allow outdoor gatherings of up to 20 people

A day after the number of diagnosed coronavirus cases in Eau Claire County exceeded 100 for the first time, the Eau Claire City-County Health Department extended an order intended to slow the spread of ...

The Middle of the Road

what your walking says about you

A few short months ago, back when this country’s quarantine was in its toddler stage, I was driving through my neighborhood past quiet houses with dark windows. The sun was ...

Twin Cities Comic’s New Standup Special Recorded in Eau Claire

Menomonie native Tim Harmston has a soft spot for the Valley’s comedy scene

Standup comic Tim Harmston is here to help. On May 1, the comedian and Menomonie native released his second album, "The Whim of Tim," which was recorded live right here in Eau Claire at The Plus and ...

Public-Private Task Force Charts Way for Chippewa Valley Post-Quarantine

As the Chippewa Valley – and the rest of Wisconsin – emerges from two months of “Safer at Home” quarantine, we’re all struggling to navigate a world that suddenly seems unfamiliar. Should we wear masks everywhere? Is it safe to go to out? If we do, is ...

On the Cover | May 27, 2020

learn more about this issue's cover art from Rhonda Willers

“I remember a day in yoga when we practiced tree pose, being out of balance while in balance. It struck me how much strength it took to wobble ...”

New Neighborhoods - Prairie View Ridge

affordable living in a quiet corner of Altoona not far from shopping & recreation

Nestled into a quiet part of Altoona, the new Prairie View Ridge neighborhood will provide mixed-use amenities and proximity to shopping and recreation at an affordable price for all kinds of buyers with opportunities for renters as well.