Paycheck Protection Program Pumped Hundreds of Millions into Valley Economy

federal stimulus helped saved as many as 40,000 jobs in three counties

The federal Paycheck Protection Program had a massive impact on the Chippewa Valley economy, pumping as much as nearly half a billion dollars into local businesses and nonprofits and saving as many as 40,000 jobs, at least temporarily ...

Bon Iver Meets The Boss, Jenny Lewis for New Single

Elsa Jensen, Jenny Lewis, Bruce Springsteen, and Jenn Wasner join voices on the new track

Hot off an A-list collab with Taylor Swift on her new album folklore, Bon Iver is back today with an original tune called “AUATC” or “Ate Up All Their Cake.” As if mingling with Taylor wasn’t enough, the band calls ...

Pablo Foundation Gives Library Expansion Project $750,000 Pledge

fundraising for project reaches 77% mark

The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library has received a $750,000 pledge from the Pablo Foundation toward its $7 million Story Builder expansion campaign. The pledge, the largest made toward the campaign to date, brings fundraising up to 77% of ...

Taylor Swift Calls on Bon Iver for Surprise Album Out Tonight

megastar sings with Justin Vernon and worked with The National’s Aaron Dessner + more

Taylor Swift said she recorded her new surprise album, "folklore," in isolation. Who knows what isolation looks like for Taylor Swift, but it makes sense that she’d call on somebody who knows a little somethin’ about that – Justin Vernon of Bon Iver, who ...

Take a Look at These New Conceptual Plans for Boyd Park

The Eastside Hill Neighborhood Association is giving the public a sneak peak at some conceptual images for what the Main Street park might look like in the future, including a cool plaza, a viewing platform overlooking the native prairie area, and ...

Bon Iver Meets The Boss, Jenny Lewis for New Single

Elsa Jensen, Jenny Lewis, Bruce Springsteen, and Jenn Wasner join voices on the new track

Hot off an A-list collab with Taylor Swift on her new album folklore, Bon Iver is back today with an original tune called “AUATC” or “Ate Up All Their Cake.” As if mingling with Taylor wasn’t enough, the band calls ...

The Importance of Budgeting During a Recession

Now more than ever, personal budgeting is necessary. Local experts offer advice.

Creating a budget can seem like a daunting task, but in financially insecure times like today, it’s an important skill to have. People talk ...

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