White Cane Day is an observance devoted to celebrating life with visual impairment or blindness. It’s also known as Blind Americans Equality Day. This year, it occurs this coming Saturday (Oct. 14). It will be observed in the Chippewa Valley from noon to 3 p.m. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1120 Cedar St. in Eau Claire […]
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 2017 Juneteenth celebration will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 19 at Carson Park’s Pine Pavilion. This will be the 18th annual observance in Eau Claire. The event is designed to bring together area residents to celebrate their commitment to a more united community enriched by its diversity. The event’s theme this […]
How to cover – or ignore – “fake news” will be the focus of an ethics panel discussion at 6 p.m. this evening (Tuesday, April 25) on the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire campus. The program, hosted by the student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), will be held in Hibbard Hall 102. It […]
Jason Spetz has been named police chief at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, succeeding Lisa Walter, who retired in January.
Spetz, a UW-Stout police employee since 2008, is just the second sworn police chief in the university’s history. He served as interim chief since Walter’s retirement.
By Mark Gunderman, Communications Specialist, Chippewa Valley Technical College Ryan Bone of Chippewa Falls and Cody Hemenway of Eau Claire drew crowds of onlookers last year when they flew their drone during the Manufacturing Show at Chippewa Valley Technical College. Some people found the drone interesting, while others found it amazing that the two students […]