DURAND — In the driveway of a two-story house on a dairy farm in western Wisconsin, five men focus on a unique construction project. Using a drill, hammer and nails, plywood and rope, they work together in the afternoon sun to erect a structure that resembles a makeshift corral in the bed of a Honda pickup.
“6 of Substance”
The CVPost’s “6 of Substance” series is part of our effort to provide news of area nonprofit organizations and increase public awareness of their missions and activities. This week’s featured organization is Clear Vision Eau Claire, which helps our community by preserving the quality of life, transforming the local economy, and empowering the individual.
New studies on the Red Cedar River watershed by students enrolled in a University of Wisconsin-Stout summer research program will be presented in early August at public forums in Menomonie and Chetek. The 13 student researchers included two from UW-Stout and one from UW-La Crosse. The students will discuss their summer research findings in Menomonie on Wednesday, Aug. 2 in Chetek on Friday, Aug. 4.
By Jeremy Gragert, for the Chippewa Valley Post “Eaux Claires brings talent you’ve never heard of but will love,” wrote Teresa O’Halloran of Eau Claire in her Facebook review of the music festival. “The ones you know will be doing something you didn’t expect.” That five-star review sums up a common thread of reactions by […]
Technologies used for collecting personal digital data are evolving too quickly for either ethics or legislative restraints to keep pace, according to Paul Wagner, a retired UW-Eau Claire computer science professor who has studied the topic in depth.
More than 200 people of all ages and a wide range of complexions celebrated Juneteenth Monday evening at Carson Park. The turnout was almost certainly the largest in the 18 years that Juneteenth has been celebrated here. The event is designed to bring area residents together to celebrate a mutual commitment to a more united […]
Eau Claire’s L. E. Phillips Memorial Public Library has launched a building feasibility study and space needs analysis, and is looking for public input. The studies are intended to guide the planning of possible changes to the Library building and grounds to meet the community’s immediate and long-term needs. Area residents can register their opinions via […]
Tired of watching the Eau Claire urban landscape as you ride a bus? You’ve got additional options now, courtesy of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library and Eau Claire Transit. The library and the bus company are co-sponsoring a new “Books on Buses” outreach program, which began last week. The program is designed to disseminate […]
A program aimed at helping the community use more locally grown foods is being offered by the Eau Claire City-County Health Department at two local farmers’ markets. The “Veggin’ Out” program provides cooking demonstrations at the downtown Farmers’ Market in Phoenix Park and at the Festival Foods Farmers’ Market. The downtown demonstrations are scheduled for […]
“Behind the Post”
By David Gordon, Associate Editor and Board Chair Change is the name of our game at the moment: a new series about Chippewa Valley nonprofits, a somewhat revamped home page layout and new office space. If you’re reading this, you’ve obviously worked your way through the changed layout on the CVPost home page. These changes […]