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Governor Evers sues legislature for unconstitutional actions

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UW-Stout psychology undergraduate, graduate students gain valuable skills through hands-on experiments, research

pressure testing
February 14, 2024

Menomonie, Wis. –Walking up to the top floor of Harvey Hall, you feel the cold, smooth metal railing slide through the palm of your hand. Natural light floods the stairwell from several large windows.

It’s a long climb up four flights, and you stop at a drinking fountain. The refreshing water passes through your lips, and you’re ready to continue down the hall.

DWD, Regional Partners Announce Mobile Lab Visits, Additional Efforts to Support Health Care Workforce Following HSHS & Prevea Closures

February 14, 2024

EAU CLAIRE – The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) and the West Central Works Workforce Development Board are continuing efforts to assist workers impacted by recent healthcare industry announcements in the Eau Claire, Chippewa Valley, and surrounding regions.

Menomonie announces temporary weight restrictions on some streets

February 9, 2024

The City of Menomonie is implementing  on the following City Streets, effective on Tuesday, February 6, 2024:

  • Meadow Hill Drive from Wilson Creek to STH 29
  • Eagle Point Road west of Stokke Parkway

Based upon road conditions, weight restrictions may be imposed on additional roads.

Gov. Evers Submits Fair Maps to Wisconsin Supreme Court in Redistricting Litigation

January 12, 2024

Note that today was the deadline in the lawsuit requiring new unbiased maps for the state. The Republican party will also have submitted maps today. In a further development today the State Supreme Court refused to reconsider their ruling on the state maps. The Republican party requested that the court reject their own previous ruling on the election maps for the state.

Wisconsin Apprenticeship Partners with UW-Stout on New Program

December 18, 2023

Certificate program allows students to apply coursework toward apprenticeship or college degree

Commencement speaker urges Blugolds to work for the public good

December 16, 2023

Alumna Dr. Pamela Matson urged University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire graduates on Saturday to partner with other people to work for the good of everyone.


Avian Influenza confirmed in Barron County

December 4, 2023

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Confirmed in Barron County


Contact: Neal Patten, Public Information Officer, (608) 440-0294

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
(DATCP) has identified a case of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a commercial
flock in Barron County.

City Calendar Day Parking has begun

November 15, 2023

Calendar parking began November 1st.

Fatal accident on Highway 29

November 14, 2023
Press Release from the Dunn County Sheriff's Office today:
On November 13, 2023 about 8:31 PM, the Dunn County Communications Center received 911 calls of a 2 vehicle crash at the intersection of STH 29 and 970th St in the Town of Elk Mound.
The Dunn County Sheriff's Office, Elk Mound Fire Department and Colfax Ambulance responded to the scene.

Governor Evers sues legislature for unconstitutional actions

October 31, 2023
Governor files suit against Wisconsin State Legislature for unconstitutionally obstructing basic government functions, including blocking already-approved pay raises for about 35,000 UW System employees
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today sued Republicans in the Wisconsin State Legislature for violating the Wisconsin Constitution and intruding into executive powers. Gov.