Pablo Foundation Steps Up with $1M for COVID-19 Relief

Eau Claire-based charity’s gifts have gone to hospitals, community groups

One of the bright spots among all the alarming news over the past few weeks has been the generosity of community donors who have pitched in to help deal with the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. The Pablo Foundation has been ...

When It Comes to Mental Illness, COVID Solidarity Brings Comfort

‘Now, we’re all hibernating at home, scared of being sick’

About a week before the president of the United States declared a national emergency regarding the novel coronavirus, I traveled back home to Rochester, Minnesota, due to what can best be described as a mental breakdown ...

COVID-19 Drives UW-Stout Commencement Online

university plans virtual graduation ceremony May 9

When she graduates from UW-Stout in May, Morgan Schalow knows a traditional graduation with caps and gowns won’t be possible because of the COVID-19 pandemic ...

Voters Approve $48.8M CVTC Referendum; Here’s What Happens Next

nearly two-thirds of voters approved ballot measure

Chippewa Valley Technical College leaders are expressing their thanks to voters in the 11-county district for their approval a $48.8 million referendum, which will allow the college to move forward with facilities plans ...

UWEC Suspends Sonnentag Centre Project Because of Pandemic

construction on multi-faceted event center was supposed to start this summer

UW-Eau Claire has announced that the Sonnentag Centre project, a collaborative effort to build an event and recreation complex, is temporarily suspended, due to issues related to COVID-19 ...

BREAKING: Wisconsin’s ‘Safer at Home’ Order Extended Until May 26

K-12 schools are also done for the school year, Gov. Evers says

Wisconsin, you’re going to be “Safer at Home” for a little bit longer. A month longer, to be more precise: On Thursday afternoon, Gov. Tony Evers extended his “Safer at Home” order ...

Gov. Evers Signs COVID-19 Relief Bill, Says More Is Needed

legislation taps into up to $2 billion in federal relief funds

After a first virtual session of the state Legislature in Wisconsin history, both chambers approved a coronavirus relief bill that was swiftly signed by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers on Wednesday ...

[UPDATE] Xiong Wins Race for Vacant Seat on Eau Claire City Council

Wisconsin's spring election was six days ago, but clerks were finally allowed to count the ballots

You can call tonight Election Night 2.0. Under normal circumstances, Election Night – when candidates and their supporters either revel in victory or commiserate in defeat – usually directly follows Election Day ...