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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Farm Tech Days Latest Big Event Delayed by COVID-19

huge ag show slated for this summer in Eau Claire is moved to 2021

Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, which was slated to be held this July at Huntsinger Farms just south of Eau Claire, has been rescheduled to July 20-22, 2021 ...

Blue Ox Music Festival postponed to Aug. 27-29

the sixth annual bluegrass and roots music fest was supposed to happen in June

The Blue Ox Music Festival announced it’s postponing this year’s three-day fest to late August. The sixth annual bluegrass and roots festival was supposed to happen June 11-13 ...

Country Fest Postpones June Festival, Reschedules for August

34th annual festival moves dates because of coronavirus concerns

In the first such move by one of the Chippewa Valley’s big summer music festivals, the organizers of County Fest announced Friday that they would be moving their annual three-day event from June 25-27 to Aug. 13-15 as a result of the coronavirus ...

Drive-Thru Absentee Voting Behind Eau Claire City Hall!

"Voting is considered an essential government function. To safeguard this important process and safety and well-being of election workers and residents, the City of Eau Claire Elections Office has set up ..."