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 […]
A recently-released documentary, “Milwaukee 53206: A Community Serves Time,” will be shown at 6:30 p.m. next Monday (Nov, 14) at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library. The hour-long documentary explores social issues that have helped to produce the highest incarceration rate in that Milwaukee area of any zip code in the United States. It tells the […]
Parts of four county highways remained closed on Saturday due to high water and damage to the roadways, according to a press release from the Eau Claire County Highway department. Two previously closed highway sections were opened on Saturday. They were Highway H between Horse Creek Road and Forest Road 3 in the town of Bridge Creek, and Highway D from 140th Avenue to […]