By Mark Gunderman, Communications Specialist, CVTC Ladders are usually among a firefighter’s best friends, but they can be a burden on occasion. Firefighters from 15 west central Wisconsin departments agreed that ladders posed their toughest challenge last Saturday (Oct. 7) as they prepared for a state certification test. At a new training facility on the […]
By Dan Lea, Public Affairs Specialist, Mayo Clinic Health Systems Ken Moore had lost his get-up-and-go. “My wife said, ‘All you do is come home and sit in your chair. You have no motivation,’” said Moore, 55, of Eau Claire. “She said I should go see a doctor.” He did. And that was when Moore […]
Along a desolate country road in northeastern Wisconsin, Manuel Estrada speeds toward work in his rumbling silver Ford SUV. He’s running late for his predawn shift. And he’s worried.
His boss is counting on him; she’s been down a worker for a month. More than 400 Holstein cows stand blinking, waiting to be milked. His family needs the paycheck from his $11.50-per-hour job.
And Estrada, 30, hopes the police aren’t waiting for him, too.
By Judy Berthiaume, UW-Eau Claire Integrated Marketing and Communication While Eau Claire’s reputation as a music hot spot is growing thanks to Justin Vernon’s success on the world’s stage, the Chippewa Valley’s music and arts scene actually has been thriving for decades. Now a team of UW-Eau Claire public history students is working to share […]
By Tessa Rosa, Chippewa Valley Post reporting intern September 22, 2016. Pastor David Huber’s phone rang at 1:45 a.m. He didn’t react. It was the fire department calling, and so the phone rang again. This time Huber picked it up to hear a voice on the other end telling him that Plymouth Congregational United Church […]
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 […]