Stories tagged: "Eau Claire"


Eric Brandt, assistant aquaculture manager for Superior Fresh, lifts two Atlantic salmon from a pool at the company’s exhibit at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days in Eau Claire County. Superior Fresh, a business near Hixton that raises organic greens and Atlantic salmon, is among agriculture operations in Wisconsin that are using environmentally friendly practices to produce products. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Agriculture is a Big Climate Change Contributor and Polluter. Wisconsin Farmers Want to Change That.

Wisconsin farmers are putting more emphasis on the "green factor" as they look to create more sustainable agriculture.

Emily Shields
‘Head Above Water’: Expanded Child Tax Credit Will Help 92% of Wisconsin Children

Parents across Wisconsin and the US received their first monthly payments after the American Rescue Plan expanded the child tax credit.

Rock the Dock is scheduled for Aug. 21 in Green Bay. (Photo courtesy of Rock the Dock)
Live Music Is Back. See It at These 8 Wisconsin Festivals.

We all love Summerfest, but there are smaller festivals all over the state. Take a look to find one near you.

Eau Claire city officials announced Monday that PFAS levels higher than allowable limits were discovered in four of the city’s 16 wells that provide city residents with drinking water. The city is among about 70 sites in Wisconsin where PFAS contamination has been discovered. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
A Quarter of Eau Claire’s Municipal Wells Have PFAS Contamination, City Announces

City shuts down four of 16 wells after tests show elevated levels of harmful PFAS.

Joel Brennan in Eau Claire
$140M of Federal COVID Relief Will Go Toward Entertainment, Tourism Grants, Evers Announces

American Rescue Plan Act funding would aid industries among those most impacted by the pandemic.

A Hmong man receives a COVID-19 vaccination May 10 in Eau Claire during a vaccine clinic put on by the Eau Claire City-County Health Department and the city's Hmong Mutual Assistance Association. Such clinics are an effort to increase the lagging vaccination rate in Wisconsin. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
With Vaccinations Still Below 50%, Northwest Wisconsin Health Officials Keep Trying New Outreach

After a successful spring, Wisconsin has stubbornly stayed below 50% of residents who have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

Jon Seybold and Ron Kind speak
Wisconsin Restaurant Owners Hungry for More Pandemic Aid

Demand for federal funding far outpaces dollars available for eateries because so much business was lost during the pandemic.