The petition by 54 retired circuit judges asking the Wisconsin Supreme Court to require all state judges to step away from cases involving large donors to their election campaigns reflects broader concerns among lawyers and judges about the way the state’s highest court is functioning, according to retired Circuit Judge Thomas Barland of Eau Claire.
Fifteen robotics teams from three Eau Claire middle schools competed in the first-ever Blugold Beginnings Robotics Competition held recently at DeLong Middle School.
Other entries came from South and Northstar Middle Schools. (Additional photos of entrants in the competition can be found on the page where this account continues, inside the website.)
By Mark Gunderman, CVTC Communications Specialist Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) math instructor Jim Bockenfeld started the class with a discussion about texting and driving, something that might already have been a part of some students’ lives. The discussion went on to involve how long it takes a driver facing an emergency situation to stop a car, […]
A pilot program to reduce or eliminate human trafficking in Chippewa Valley hotels has been launched by Fierce Freedom, Visit Eau Claire and the Eau Claire police department. Staff at Fierce Freedom and the police department have developed a training curriculum called “Be Aware” which will be used to train hospitality workers to spot prostitution […]
In an age when anyone can post information online and social media can spread misinformation instantaneously, news consumers need to use care in selecting the sources they use to inform themselves, according to a quartet of journalists who took part in a panel discussion Tuesday evening on the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire campus.
The panelists included Rusty Cunningham, executive editor at the La Crosse Tribune; Dan Schillinger, news director
Dr. Kenneth Adler and the Fight Against Hunger Project were honored this past Thursday (April 27th) as Eau Claire Healthy Communities (ECHC) Champions for their efforts to make Eau Claire County a healthier place in which to live. The late John Stedman was given an Award of Excellence to honor his work as a community organizer. Eau […]
Rental plots at the Forest Street Community Garden are still available to new and returning gardeners, and a new feature will be added this year to offer some of what is grown there to people passing by. Applications for the plots are being accepted and will be available until sold out, according to a […]
“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 […]