By David Gordon, Associate Editor As the Republican majorities in the U.S. Senate and House prepare to bring their income tax code reform to a […]
“6 of Substance”
The Chippewa Valley Post reports on area nonprofit organizations with the goal of increasing the public’s awareness of their missions and activities, which are often “below the radar.” Our “6 of Substance” series is part of this effort to provide information that otherwise might not be available. This series presents answers from area nonprofit organizations, […]
(PHOTO FEATURE) Seventeen members of the Chippewa Valley After Hours Rotary Club participated in assembling and delivering Thanksgiving meals to 30 local families in need last week.
After working several hours to assemble the meals, a dozen Rotary Club members also took time to make sure the meals were delivered, according to Andy Neborak, the group’s president. For more photos of this effort, follow the link on the inside page continuation for this story.
By Judy Berthiaume, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau A UW-Eau Claire freshman trumpet player — Dawson Redenius — is the youngest member of pianist Lorie Line’s Pop Chamber Orchestra. He is currently on the road with Line’s annual holiday tour, performing multiple nights a week at venues throughout the Midwest. The popular entertainer’s show, “King of […]
By Jerry Poling, UW-Stout News Bureau Like many west-central Wisconsin residents, Thomas Pearson became aware of frac sand mining as a citizen who attended meetings out of concern about a new industry that threatened to alter lives and landscapes. As he watched the drama unfold, that concern grew into a research project and then, over […]
By David Gordon, Associate Editor Transforming human spirituality to focus on becoming “more friendly to the earth” was a key theme during a 90-minute forum Monday evening at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Eau Claire. Among the 15 people in the room, there was unanimous agreement on the need for that transformation […]
More than 200 people from the UW-Eau Claire and the general Chippewa Valley communities backed their beliefs with their signatures on Nov. 27, urging Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) to support passage of the Federal Dream Act 0f 2017. The bill would extend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program — an initiative begun under former […]
The 23rd annual “Give a Kid a Book” project is underway at the L. E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire and will run until just before Christmas. The Friends of the Library, a nonprofit volunteer group that supports the Library, is collecting new, unwrapped books for distribution to children and teens through local […]
Valley Media Works (VMW) – the former Chippewa Valley Community Television – has named Jerry Barton as interim executive director, replacing Dick Purves, who retired after 23 years with the organization. Barton most recently spent 13 years as Practice Administrator at UW Health in Eau Claire. He has a master’s degree in administration from Central […]
More than 65 people – most of them UW-Eau Claire students – temporarily relinquished their First Amendment rights this week in exchange for free pizza and soda. But there were many who bypassed this year’s First Amendment Free Food Festival on the UW-EC campus because they didn’t want to give up those rights. Not even […]
“Behind the Post”
By David Gordon, Associate Editor and Board Chair Writing the current “Editor’s Pick” article on Free Speech Week events at UW-Stout raised a number of questions about what to include and what to emphasize. Most arose because the UW-Stout’s Center for the Study of Institutions and Innovation (CSII), which is sponsoring those events, is funded […]