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DECI Plans a Grand Evening (Minus the Bridge)

annual fundraising dinner relocated for 2020

Eau Claire’s popular gala of food and wine on the bridge will be different this year, but it is still moving forward. The Grand Evening on the Bridge, the an annual fundraiser for Downtown Eau Claire Inc., has adopted some ...

Pablo Foundation Gives Library Expansion Project $750,000 Pledge

fundraising for project reaches 77% mark

The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library has received a $750,000 pledge from the Pablo Foundation toward its $7 million Story Builder expansion campaign. The pledge, the largest made toward the campaign to date, brings fundraising up to 77% of ...

Dawn is Near for Eau Claire School Solar Project

school board approves bid to install panels on high schools

The Eau Claire school district is moving ever closer to putting solar panels on the roofs of North and Memorial high schools by the end of the summer. The panels are expected to save the school district about $20,000 in utility ...

Taylor Swift Calls on Bon Iver for Surprise Album Out Tonight

megastar sings with Justin Vernon and worked with The National’s Aaron Dessner + more

Taylor Swift said she recorded her new surprise album, "folklore," in isolation. Who knows what isolation looks like for Taylor Swift, but it makes sense that she’d call on somebody who knows a little somethin’ about that – Justin Vernon of Bon Iver, who ...

It’s Official: You Can Now Buy Your Own Piece of Jamf

software firm’s stock went on sale today on the Nasdaq

Making an initial public offering of its stock today on the Nasdaq Stock Market is a “massive market opportunity” for Jamf, an executive with the Eau Claire-born software ...

Creating a Sustainable Lawn

on being a ‘responsible snowflake’ in the face of environmental damage

I may not be single-handedly destroying the Earth, but the avalanche I’m riding certainly is. So I’ve resolved ...

TOUR DE NACHO: Eau Claire Couple Sets Out to Find Best Nachos in Town

"We love nachos," said one local nacho-lover, "obviously."

When life gives you lemons, eat some nachos. Or at least that’s what Parker and Rachael LeMire – high school sweethearts-turned-Eau Claire couple – have done amid the global pandemic: eat some good nachos ...