COVID-19 Emergency Fund Helps More Than 300 UWEC Students

hundreds of donors have given nearly $100,000 to fund for Blugolds

UW-Eau Claire students who are scrambling to get through a chaotic and stressful spring semester have a message for the hundreds of people who contributed nearly $100,000 to an emergency fund that is helping them make ends meet during the pandemic ...

National Guard to Help With COVID-19 Testing in Western Wisconsin

details about drive-through sites, hours announced

Part of the statewide effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 and re-open Wisconsin depends on ramping up testing for the virus. Gov. Tony Evers announced that the Wisconsin National Guard will help work toward that goal by setting up drive-through testing sites throughout ...

‘The New Normal’ – Read the Whole Issue Online

Can’t get your hands on a printed copy? We’ve got a solution

Read our special May 2020 issue, “The New Normal: Part II of Pulling Together While Staying Apart” online. Click the link ...

Reader Alert: L.E. Phillips Library to Start Pickup Service May 11

Are you stuck reading the same books you were before the pandemic hit? If you’re a patron of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire, now you’re in luck: The library announced Friday that it will begin a library pickup service ...

Chippewa Valley Virtual Event Roundup *Updated May 6*

an ongoing collection of online events hosted by local artists, educators, and more during COVID-19

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, many local event organizers have pivoted into the virtual realm. Here's an ongoing, frequently updated list of online events in the Chippewa Valley ...

A Productive Pandemic

thanks oh so much for all the great quarantine advice!

How’s it going, Chippewa Valley? Anything new happening? Any world-shattering current events affecting us here at home? Any paradigm-shifting incidents gripping the planet, making things weird here in ...

Chippewa Valley Restaurants Step Up to Help Residents in Need

Loopy's delivers free meals to elderly, sick in the community

As Chippewa Valley eateries try to survive during Wisconsin’s now-extended stay-at-home order, a number of them have decided to help the community despite being shut down for several weeks ...

Pablo Center’s ARTmobile Takes an Online Detour

children’s art program comes to the Web after COVID-driven closure

For years, the ARTmobile has been a colorful attraction for children and their parents across the Chippewa  Valley, popping up at locations from the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library to Oakwood Mall to Phoenix Park. The roaming program ...

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 ...