David Tank, a professor of journalism at UW-Stout, is a true-blue 3D enthusiast. Just visiting his home outside of Menomonie gives one a clear understanding of his passion for this type of photography. His home is covered in memorabilia.
It's the last Sunday of summer break for all students, and for parents the relief that kids are going back to school is overwhelming. So why not make this Sunday a day for the family and attend one of the many events going on?
Earlier this year, Wisconsin passed a bill containing one of the strictest voter ID requirements in the country. Backers to the bill say it will help against voter fraud, but others insist that it will make voting more difficult for certain voters.
This Sunday will be all about the live music. If you want to catch a spunky performance check out James Ignacio, the Blues Duo, or the Pumps. If music isn't your scene this weekend, head to the Unitarian Church for an epic ...
The Family Resource Center of Eau Claire has been providing unflinching support to our area since 1999. This center can help new parents who are freaking out over raising their first child or seasoned parents who just have a couple questions.
It’s not everyday that a person can compete on national television, but Menomonie native Jeremy Wheeler is living the dream on a huge appetite. Wheeler started munching food competitively at Fuzzy’s bar, just outside of Menomonie ...
People who care about the budget, check this out! Believe it or not, the City of Eau Claire and Eau Claire County have made good efforts to get public input on budget concerns, opinions, and new ideas. Unfortunately, public meetings tend to...
The Mabel Tainter is famous for being an example of classic American architecture built in the 1880s. Here are five random facts you might like to think about the next time you happen to be walking past.
new program offers free energy assessments for Eau Claire
Do you leave lights on while your gone? Take hour-long showers? Never clean the lint trap in your dryer? Yes, most of us don’t pay attention to these small details around the house, but not doing so is throwing money away through the added energy costs.
... couples will start with an hour long dance class which is co-run by Miki Hegg and Stephanie Houdek-Kling at the ECSOD. These moves will be for all skill levels so even if your husband professes his inability to Hokey Pokey he can still attend.
Do you remember last summer when there were sporadic announcements proclaiming which lakes you could swim in that afternoon? Like, every day? Like, every minute? Something about bacteria or something, and your kids could sprout an extra eyeball?
Yesterday (June 28), Justin Johnson's Video Time Machine app ranked #1 in the iPad Entertainment category and #2 on the iPhone Entertainment category – and #10 for the iPad overall. We're talking about some serious downloads. So congrats to ...
huge celebration of country music, lawn chairs returns
The 25th anniversary of the Country Fest is upon us! Since 1987, this music festival has been held every year in Cadott, a small town a mere 30 minutes outside of Eau Claire. Every year over 100,000 fans enjoy outdoor music, great food, camping
Are you a local tree lover? Then you’re not alone. Did you know that the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources maintains a detailed record of the largest trees in the state? Oh, yes. These are the so-called "champion trees."
This Sunday will hopefully find us with good weather because there are a lot of outdoor events goin on! Whether is be camps for the kids, huge tubing events on the river, soccer tournaments and the like; get outside this Sunday to enjoy ...
This Saturday has quite a variety of events to choose from. Wanna rodeo with the pros? Watch a game under the sun? Attend a play with the kids? Or take your special someone to a fancy fundrasier? Go for it!
Every year Sheboygan plays host to a pretty unique competition - the Dairyland Surf Classic. Yep – Dairyland *Surf* Classic. Since the event began in Michigan in 1987 as a small surf contest, it currently gathers surfers from ...
Jack Blackburn and John R. Thurston recently visited Altoona Middle School and had approximately 100 eighth graders write narratives about their grandmother or another significant adult in their lives.
Norm Rockwell, a Menomonie resident whose day job is being a well-known cartoonist, recently released his seventh book. An illustrator for 25 years and, before that, an art teacher at Eau Claire’s North High School ...
After allegations flew that named Clark County the “puppy mill capital” of Wisconsin, politicians are now fighting back against these mills. On Wednesday, June 1st, a new law for dog sellers, rescuers and shelters that will require breeders ...
You may not have a date, you may hate dressing up in fancy shoes, and you may have another million other things on your mind. However, depending on your relationship with either the bride or groom, you should keep these basic things in mind.
ECRAC will host its annual Jubilee Gala on June 2 – a huge fundraiser for the center but this year it became even better. How so? The L.E. Phillips Family Foundation has announced their plans to match any donation the center receives up to $30,000.
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