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Pablo Center announces initial schedule

Potential COVID-19 exposure in Eau Claire

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August 7, 2020

The Eau Claire City-County Public Health Department as issued a notice of a potential COVID-19 exposure in the city. 

The potential exposure took place at 

Sports Page Bar on Saturday, August 1st from 4:00pm -2:30am and Sunday, August 2nd from 5:00pm – 2:00am.

If you were potentially exposed to the virus and are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms it is recommended that you contact your health provider for further instructions about getting tested.

Eau Claire County issues slightly-modified COVID order, releases joint statement, announces 4th COVID death

August 5, 2020

A joint statement was released today about the COVID-19 situation in Eau Claire County, and particularly in regard to the face-covering mandate. The document is signed by the Eau Claire Chief of Police and Sheriff, the Eau Claire City-County Health Department, the Eau Claire city manager, the Eau Claire County Administrator, and the Altoona Administrator and Chief of Police. It is supportive of the wearing of masks and makes several suggestions:

Eau Claire reports potential new COVID-19 exposures

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June 25, 2020

The Eau Claire City-County Health Department has reported two new cases of potential COVID-19 exposure. Anyone who was at these establishments on the given days and times AND are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 should contact their provider to get tested. Both establishments are cooperating with the public health investigations. 

Times and places of potential exposure include:

• The Pickle on June 19 from 10:30 PM – 12:00 AM and June 20 from 11:30 PM -1:30 AM

Micon Downtown Budget opens Friday

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June 10, 2020

The Micon Cinemas have announced that the Downtown Budget Theater in Eau Claire will open this Friday, June 12. Since there currently are no new films available due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the theater will be showing older movies, and at a ticket price of $3. This week's films are Forrest Gump, Midway, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, and the original Superman (1978) film.

Eau Claire Foxconn Innovation Center on Hold

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October 23, 2019

Yesterday Wisconsin Public Radio that the Foxconn  Innovation Centers throughout the state are on hold, as Foxconn concentrates on their facilities in southeastern Wisconsin. Certainly this comes as no great surprise to anyone who has been following the development of the promised centers in Eau Claire. 

Eau Claire providing free flu shots for children

October 11, 2019

The Eau Claire Health Department has received a grant to provide free flu shots to all children under 19 years at community flu shot clinics. Adults may also obtain flu shots at the clinics for $45. These clinics will be held at multiple schools and at the Indoor Sports Complex. The clinics will run from Oct. 14-30.

The Stubborn Similarity Of Gas Prices Across Eau Claire

September 18, 2019

Confusion over what drives differences in gas prices between gas stations in the same town ⁠— or even at the same intersection ⁠— can be a constant source of frustration for drivers. Depending on the pricing system in a state, gas prices at one station can be nearly $0.30 different from those at another across the street.

Eau Claire County Board Approves CAFO Moratorium

October 3, 2018

Tuesday night the Eau Claire County Board approved the CAFO moratorium ordinance that has been drifting through various committees for the last few months. The original moratorium proposal had been passed through the Planning and Development Committee previously but had failed to pass through the Land Conservation Committee by a 6-2 vote. 

Cap Times finds young progressives in Eau Claire - you may recognize them.

August 22, 2018

I note this morning that Jesse Opoien from the Cap Times has written an article about young progressives in Eau Claire and Oshkosh. You may recognize some of them. It's a nice article and it points out a lot of the initiatives going on in the Chippewa Valley. Take a look. 

Pablo Center announces initial schedule

August 9, 2018

The Pablo Center at the Confluence has announce the initial schedule for their opening season. The schedule includes a mix of local peformance groups, films, and performers brought in from far and wide. Highlights for me are likely to include Ailey II, Kate Lindsey and  Baptiste Trotignon, Cassel/Block, and The Blind Boys of Alabama. The complete Pablo schedule brochure is linked below.