SOME PEOPLE AROUND EAU CLAIRE ... like to complain that college students never get off campus. They never really see the city. They never fully appreciate what’s going on here. They’re basically self-absorbed toddlers, and they just don’t care about the hard-working, creative people who build this town into something great.

But we know that’s not true.

OK, it’s kinda true. I’ve definitely come across a certain kind of person who just doesn’t know how to live in a city. You know the type – they stick to their routines. They keep their heads down. They rarely explore.

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Passion Speaks: Local Podcast Creates Platform for Conversation

If you know Sheng Lor Waldinger, then you know that she’s a people person. And it’s her passion for others that inspired her to start her bimonthly podcast, Social X Change Project, which gives local folks an opportunity to share their stories ...

Colleges Cautiously Coming Back Amid Pandemic

UWEC, UW-Stout, and CVTC outline plans for in-person, online semester

UW-Eau Claire is working from the top down to ensure student safety this coming semester. When the fall semester begins Sept. 2, some classes will be held online, sanitation stations ...

Anything Is Popsicle at New Local Ice Cream Parlor

44 Below serves up quirky and delicious treats

Today’s forecast is sunny with a chance of sprinkles at 44 Below, Altoona’s new ice cream shop at 1488 Front Porch Place in River Prairie. Featuring sweet treats like Butterbeer floats; refreshing ice cream floats ...

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