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 ...

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 ...