Chippewa Valley Kids & Families is sponsored by:

Mayo Clinic Health System
1221 Whipple St.
Eau Claire, WI 54703

Here’s What You Need to Know About Local School and College COVID-19 Guidelines

a roundup of tips to staying safe at school this fall, thanks to local school districts and campuses

We hope you’re all rested and ready from a relaxing summer, because the first day of school – whether that means kindergarten or college – is right around the corner. The last school year was a maze of frequently changing pandemic guidelines, and the coming school year will likely be the same ...

Making Connections: Local Teacher Wins Award for Diversity Education

Putnam Heights teacher Tyra Perine believes adding inclusivity and subtracting hate makes for a better educational experience for all

In the past year, teachers have been through the wringer when it comes to educating local kiddos. Amidst masking mandates, global fear and uncertainty, and challenging working conditions in the academic realms, teachers trooped forward ...

Blending Creativity, Tradition: True Lor Vue Brings Passion for Art to Leadership Role

new Hmong association director brings education, artistic background to her position, hoping to create more collaborations

“I have the heart of a mother,” said True Lor Vue, the new executive director of the Eau Claire Area Hmong Mutual Assistance Association. “I love people, and I care for people, but at the same time, I have the mind of an entrepreneur ...

Saloon to Stories: Former Saloon Owner Pens Children’s Book

former owner of Sheeley House Saloon in Chippewa Falls writes witty tale for his grandkids about emotions

"Why is My Grandpa Grumpy?" by Jim Bloms is a heartfelt story, inspired by his granddaughter, Jules, and aims to help children understand that other people’s emotions are not their fault...

TIMBER! Donation of Forest Products Will Give Museum a Northwoods Look

new Children’s Museum of Eau Claire will be built with timber elements

When it opens next year, the new Children’s Museum of Eau Claire on North Barstow Street will include some unique architectural elements, including $425,000 worth of structural round timber. That timber ...


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Chippewa Valley Kids & Families is sponsored by:

Mayo Clinic Health System
1221 Whipple St.
Eau Claire, WI 54703