Category Archives: Inside Eau Claire

Commercial and residential building to replace old Taco John’s site on Water Street

By Symone Foster The former home of Taco John’s and the old El Patio building has become a construction site that will eventually be a four-level, multi-use building, real estate agent at Investment Realty Joe Miller said. The plan includes 30,000 square feet of commercial business on the bottom level and three levels of student

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Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Office hosts Citizens Police Academy

By Symone Foster Citizens of Eau Claire County have the opportunity to be educated on what police officers go through daily, on the job. The Eau Claire Sheriff’s department put together its second annual Citizens Police Academy to give people the inside look. Enrollees of the academy learn about how general law enforcement works, techniques

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Eau Claire celebrates 130 years of skiing at Silver Mine Hill

By Riley Schmidt He first felt the adrenaline rush of a ski jump when he was seven years old. After Dan Mattoon, member of the Eau Claire Ski Club and owner of Prestige Auto, was introduced to the Junior Hills behind Mount Washington Elementary School in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Mattoon found his passion for ski jumping and

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Blugold Beginnings receives grant from Otto Bremer Trust

By Sammi Wendling Local elementary, middle and high school students will have extended opportunities for in-school and after-school college preparation programs. The Otto Bremer Trust, a community grant-making bank institution, provided the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s Blugold Beginnings program with a $60,000 grant. Blugold Beginnings is dedicated to helping students in grades five through 12

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