By David Gordon, Associate Editor The technology used for propaganda may – in today’s changed mass media environment – have outpaced and overwhelmed the ability […]
“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 Literacy Chippewa Valley, which provides adult education services to people in Dunn, Eau Claire and Chippewa Counties
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.
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.
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 […]
Two new members have joined the Board of Directors of the Eau Claire Community Foundation (ECCF), which is currently celebrating its 20th year of service to the community. Sherry Mohr and Dale Wood were named to three-year terms on the board. Chris Hasenberg was reappointed to the board for a second three-year term. Laura Talley is […]
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 […]
“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 […]