By Alexandra Hall, Wisconsin Public Radio and Dee J. Hall, Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism As an administrative law judge hearing worker’s compensation cases in Wisconsin for three […]
“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, […]
By Judy Berthiaume, Integrated Marketing and Communications, UW-Eau Claire When people say that timing is everything they could easily be talking about Samantha West, a UW-Eau Claire journalism student whose Winterim involved working in the newsroom of The Washington Post as this year’s Ann Devroy Fellow. After arriving in Washington, DC earlier this month, she had […]
By Megan Roth, CVPost Intern As online classes at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire have increased, a key question has become whether they offer the best educational option for college students. That question has become more pertinent for students, faculty members and administrators as the school has increased the number of online course options. There will be […]
(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 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 […]
By David Gordon, Associate Editor The campaign that led up to Tuesday’s special election for the 10th District state Senate seat was significant for more than just replacing a Republican senator with a Democrat. It also produced the first-ever direct support of a state legislative candidate by Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin (AFP-WI). The conservative PAC had […]
Two public presentations focused on human trafficking remain on the January schedule for Fierce Freedom, as part of its activities during what is recognized nationally as Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The first of the group’s programs this month took place on Jan. 10 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Eau Claire. Jodi Emerson, Fierce Freedom’s […]
Applications for three positions on the Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) Board of Trustees will be accepted until 4 p.m. on Feb. 26, according to a press release from the college. The open positions include one member who is an employer, one who is an employee and one school district administrator. Successful applicants will serve […]
Chippewa Valley high school students from Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, Altoona and surrounding communities are eligible to compete for cash awards in an essay contest focused on global citizenship, civil society and diversity, according to an announcement from the Mahmoud S. Taman Foundation. The 2018 contest’s theme is “Equity, Diversity and Inclusion” in the context […]
“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 […]