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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.

Foxconn on the Chippewa

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July 17, 2018

Article corrected to reflect which facility will go in which building.

Primary Elections are Coming! Watch this governor forum

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Eau Claire Governor Forum

July 9, 2018

The primary elections are coming on August 14. Many issues in Wisconsin will be formed by who you elect to represent you. Your vote in this election and in the November election is important.

Keep Families Together in Eau Claire

Keep Families Together Eau Claire

June 30, 2018

Over 500 people came to Wilson Park in Eau Claire today to protest the border policies of the Trump administration, particularly the separation of families. This is a quick edit of the entire event, the speeches, and the brief march afterward. The speakers brought a powerful message about immigrants, fairness, and the reality of what immigrants face coming to the United States today. 

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