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By Bree Meier Lazy Monk Brewery in downtown Eau Claire is hosting it’s first annual Christkindlmarkt the first three weekends in December. The German/Czech brew hall is hosting this old-world Christmas market to spread Christmas spirit. Twenty local vendors are selling a variety of items, including wooden wall decor, cheeses, and baked goods. Inside Eau
By Jack Martinek City officials say recommendations to create a neighborhood development corporation could help revitalize downtown Eau Claire neighborhoods. The Neighborhood Revitalization Task Force was created specifically to look at revitalization of the aging central neighborhoods of Eau Claire, and members were drawn from the residents and businesses that call those neighborhoods home. In
By Lara Bockenstedt In a third-floor classroom at UW-Eau Claire’s Schneider Hall, College Republicans convened on the brink of 2016 elections. “Get to the office, make some calls, knock some doors, whatever you can,” Vice Chair, Sam Heiden said encouraging members to take advantage of volunteer opportunities. “Really do that last push to get Republican,
By Bree Meier Presidential hopeful Donald Trump visited UW-Eau Claire Tuesday, just one week before the national election. Supporters and protesters alike combined for a crowd of about 5,000 people who gathered outside Zorn Arena. Some arrived as early as 7:30 a.m. for Trump’s speech scheduled at 6 p.m. Campus parking lots overflowed with supporters
The young Hmoob (Hmong) professional knows what it’s like to be an outsider and need help. When she was 10 years old, her mother and her four younger siblings took flight from a refugee camp in Thailand. This chance at a new future came to fruition when the family landed at the Chippewa Valley Regional
By Brian Sheridan Attraction and retention. It’s the new goal of businesses in the Chippewa Valley and around the country as the hunt for employees, both new and skilled, continues. Unemployment rates are the lowest they have been in nearly a decade at 4.7 percent in May, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. While
By Brian Sheridan The people of Eau Claire better prepare as the other River City comes to town. The nearly 60-year-old production of “The Music Man,” will be put on by the Chippewa Valley Theater Guild in The State Theater.
By Brian Sheridan Wisconsin kicks off and rides into Bike Week in Eau Claire from June 2-12 for a week of trail riding, cycling education and entertainment. Eau Claire started its kickoff event Tuesday outside The Local Store where Volume One, the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC), the Wisconsin Bike Federation, Eau Claire bikers
By Brian Sheridan Farming has long been a part of the Eau Claire community. For over 20 years now farmers have been bringing produce to the downtown farmers market to share their bounty of the season. Over time, the downtown farmers market’s popularity outgrew its old location on Galloway Street and moved to Phoenix Park. The
The yellow brick road went through Irvine Park and the Northern Wisconsin State Fair grounds on Saturday in Chippewa Falls. The third annual Oz Run had witches, flying monkeys and tin men, but it also had two organizations receiving donations from the event. Irvine Park and Chippewa County 4-H are the recipients of The
By Pete Winslow One of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s star football players is about to embark on a once in a lifetime journey. Senior offensive lineman Isiah Cage signed a three year deal with the Indianapolis Colts, and will have a shot at a spot on the roster. Cage was an anchor in the offensive