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Jeff Thompson


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Sliding Toward Gold

Eau Claire teen curler headed to youth olympics in Switzerland

Tom Giffey, photos by Jeff Thompson

Thompson, a 17-year-old junior at Memorial High School, was on the gold-medal winning team at the trials, which were held in early ...

The Doctor Is Out

36 years after falling in love with Eau Claire, Linton retires from Mayo Clinic leadership role

Tom Giffey, photos by Jeff Thompson

When Dr. Randall Linton came to Eau Claire in 1981 fresh from a medical residency at the University of Iowa, he joined what was then a relatively small practice known as Midelfort Clinic. Thirty-six years later ...

Curling: The Other Ice Sport

Eric Rasmussen, photos by Jeff Thompson

While entertainment options for kids grow more and more complicated, parents need to remember the cardboard box principal: No matter how fancy the toy, the box it came in is likely to receive the most attention. This same idea can apply to the sports world, too. While the intricate rules and strategies ...