COVID-19: The Wedding Crasher We Never Expected

couples get creative in the midst of pandemic

With our wedding three months out, we’re at a standstill. The “Safer at Home” order prohibits groups of over 10, and the pandemic has no end date. So now what?

New State Guidelines Designed to Help Businesses Reopen Safely

Wisconsin retailers, restauranteurs, motel operators, manufacturers, and numerous other businesses owners have new guidelines on how to reopen and operate safely when “Safer at Home” restrictions are eased. On Friday, Gov. Tony. Evers ...

COVID-19 Emergency Fund Helps More Than 300 UWEC Students

hundreds of donors have given nearly $100,000 to fund for Blugolds

UW-Eau Claire students who are scrambling to get through a chaotic and stressful spring semester have a message for the hundreds of people who contributed nearly $100,000 to an emergency fund that is helping them make ends meet during the pandemic ...

Chippewa Valley Virtual Event Roundup *Updated May 6*

an ongoing collection of online events hosted by local artists, educators, and more during COVID-19

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, many local event organizers have pivoted into the virtual realm. Here's an ongoing, frequently updated list of online events in the Chippewa Valley ...

Pablo Center’s ARTmobile Takes an Online Detour

children’s art program comes to the Web after COVID-driven closure

For years, the ARTmobile has been a colorful attraction for children and their parents across the Chippewa  Valley, popping up at locations from the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library to Oakwood Mall to Phoenix Park. The roaming program ...

Pablo Foundation Steps Up with $1M for COVID-19 Relief

Eau Claire-based charity’s gifts have gone to hospitals, community groups

One of the bright spots among all the alarming news over the past few weeks has been the generosity of community donors who have pitched in to help deal with the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. The Pablo Foundation has been ...