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Having a child is a big responsibility, especially if the expecting mother is pursuing her college education at the same time. So how do universities help pregnant women on campus? Inside Eau Claire reporter Kiri Salinas looks into how the Eau Claire community as a whole accommodates pregnant women. Institute for Women’s Policy Research 2014
By Jack Martinek After many months of planning, site visits, and feedback sessions, the latest of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s major campus modernization projects is underway this spring: the $12.4 million Garfield Avenue redesign. By the end of 2018, a pedestrian mall from Putnam Hall all the way to Park Avenue will take the
By Gabriel Lagarde Hundreds of athletes converged on the UW-Eau Claire campus over the weekend. From April 7-9, ping pong phenomes duked it out in the McPhee center for the right to say they were the best college players from both Canada and the United States. Our reporter, Gabe Lagarde, was able to attend the
By Gabriel Lagarde Home security is reaching an intersection where the quality of the products rise and their prices steadily decrease to the point where it’s both practical and affordable for a large chunk of the population to purchase – and Eau Claire County residents are taking advantage. Garrett Lewis and Hunter Braatz, co-owners of
The American Legion Riders of District 10 hosted their first ever chili cook-off Saturday to raise money for Veterans and their families. The Legion Riders raised over $1,000 to go towards the Legacy Scholarship Fund, which assists children of veterans in paying for college, and Camp American Legion. Fifteen types of chili were cooked up
“E pluribus unum” which translates to “Out of many, one.” This is the motto for the new community group in Eau Claire called HumanKIND. Back in the fall of 2016, founder of the group, Traci Ohlmann, wanted to help in any way that she could with the volume of the Black Lives Matter movement as
By Jack Martinek In eight short months, Blugold Radio 99.9 has become a musical and creative hub in the community. It’s been a professional workplace for students, and a platform for local musicians and writers. Now, thanks to an online fundraising campaign that took less than a month, Blugold Radio will be expanding to a
While President Trump’s first address to the joint session of congress last Tuesday is being hailed by pundits as more controlled and presidential compared to past statements by the real estate mogul, there are critics who found the speech long on style but short on substance. Trump — who that morning gave his administration a
Wisconsin has witnessed nature writers such as Aldo Leopold and John Muir, and Eau Claire community members recently came together again to celebrate local nature writers. Around 200 people came to the State Theater Tuesday, February 28th, to listen writers share excerpts of their stories and deliberate environmental policy. The writers included Dr. Kathy Schneider, Steve
The Eau Claire school referendum has made paying off city infrastructure costs in Downtown Eau Claire significantly easier. The $87.9 million referendum, voted on in November, includes money that exceeds state-imposed spending caps, educator pay raises, and various building projects. This “operating referendum” will spend roughly $5.8 million each year for the next 15 years.
By Jack Martinek The 69th Annual Eau Claire Doll and Pet Parade last year came close to being the last, until a new plan putting the Clear Water Kiwanis Club in the leadership role of the parade, was announced last month. With some re-energizing changes, the 70th iteration of this annual offensive is coming our
The Eau Claire Veteran Services office launched their new program, the Veteran Van, earlier this month which gives Eau Claire County veterans free transportation to the VA Medical Center in Minneapolis. Veterans are able to go to the smaller clinic in the Chippewa Falls, but whenever it came to having to get a major medical