Eau Claire NewsNew dorm for UW-Whitewater advances
Plans for a new $34 million residence hall at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater advanced through the state Building Commission Wednesday. Construction bids are to be opened in February 2018 and work is scheduled to begin in July 2018, with students likely being able to move into the new hall in the fall of 2019.UCA ensemble group to host free concert
The University of Central Arkansas Wind Ensemble will host a concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Reynolds Performance Hall. This event, free and open to the public, will feature graduate conducting intern Nathan Rakow, of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, who will be conducting Debussy's "The Engulfed Cathedral."Bon Iver's Justin Vernon And The National's Aaron Dessner On...
"In many ways, we have become the anti-music-festival festival," says the National's Aaron Dessner of the Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival , which he and Bon Iver founder Justin Vernon established three years ago. "It's about rethinking what's possible when you get all these artists together."Semi-truck carrying sugar catches on fire in Jackson County
In a press release, the Wisconsin State Patrol Eau Claire Post received a call a semi-truck was on fire on I-94 west bound at mile marker 108 near Hixton. The state patrol said the driver, 46-year-old Osmany Pelegrin-Camber, from Homestead Florida, and his passenger, 49-year-old Andy Fernandez, from Marathon, Florida, were in the semi-truck when it started on fire.Project Breathe helps save animals in house fires
Project Breathe: It's an initiative started to protect and save the tens of thousands of animals who are lost to home fires each year. "What we want to do is give our firefighters something to aid them in helping a pet if need arises," said Brian Roach, owner of Invisible Fence of the Chippewa Valley in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, who explains the idea came from wanting to make sure pets stay safe in any instance.Best albums to listen to when high
It would make any pothead giggle, a Green Issue on 4/20, and if there's three things stoners love it's weed, 4/20 references and music. Here are 10 of the best albums to listen to when high.Conversation Starter: Creative director of Eaux Claires talks festival's growth
Eaux Claires music festival is a fairly young one, but its popularity has already grown to impressive heights. Located in, you guessed it, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, its makers have put particular emphasis on the inclusivity of multiple art forms and community atmosphere.Wisconsin girl accused of 'first kill' goes into juvenile jurisdiction
A western Wisconsin girl who boasted of her "first kill" while viciously attacking her brother's girlfriend will stay in juvenile court jurisdiction until her 17th birthday. Once the girl turns 17, she will be charged with two felonies and placed on state supervision until she's 25, District Attorney Michael Nieskes said Friday.Wisconsin governor cancels Easter egg hunt due to manhunt
This combo made Tuesday, April 11, 2017, from images provided by the FBI shows Joseph Jakubowski's mug shot at left and an altered image the FBI made to show Jakubowski with his head and facial hair shaved off. Authorities released the modified mug shot of Jakubowski, because the FBI believes he may have altered his appearance.Wisconsin governor cancels Easter egg hunt due to manhunt
Interns Alberto Larabee, left, and Arthur Holte, center, explain their job responsibilities to Gov. Scott Walker, right, Monday, April 10, 2017, at Mayo Clinic Health Systems, Eau Claire, Wis. The governor visited the hospital as part of a daylong tour highlighting workforce development initiatives for employing people with disabilities.1STBANK Center Was Not the Ideal Venue for Bon Iver
Fans of Bon Iver know the story: In late 2006, Justin Vernon decided to hole up in a cabin in the woods outside of his hometown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, to lay his soul and heartache into an album he was recording. When that album, For Emma, Forever Ago , came out in 2007, it was a runaway success, turning Vernon and his band Bon Iver into darlings of the indie folk world.Western Technical College announces new President
Western Technical College announces Dr. Roger Stanford as the new president...making him the seventh in the school's history. Prior to coming to Western, he served as the Vice President of Instruction at Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire.Project aimed at raising drug overdose awareness
Bryan Hellios, a student at UW-Eau Claire, works on a laptop computer while sitting in the commons on campus Sunday. The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire journalism student is working with a few of his classmates to collect and share as many first-hand accounts of drug overdose.Gov. Scott Walker wants Wisconsin to be first state to stop dictating ...
Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker , right, greets then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Nov. 1, 2016, in Eau Claire, Wis. If Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has his way, the Badger State will become the first to stop requiring students in public schools to spend a minimum number of hours in class.Eau Claire police officer fatally shoots knife-wielding man
Eau Claire, Wis. police place crime scene tape Saturday, April 8, 2017 at an apartment building parking lot near where a 25-year-old man was fatally shot by an officer.Eau Claire Cop Shoots, Kills Knife-Wielding Man
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Police in Eau Claire, Wis., shot and killed a knife-wielding man on Saturday morning, officials said. No one else was hurt.