Stories tagged: "Eau Claire"


Gov. Tony Evers gives his State of the State address in the Assembly chamber of the Wisconsin state Capitol on Feb. 15, 2022. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
Evers Gives Wisconsin School Districts $15 Million for Mental Healthcare for Kids

A recent study from the CDC found that 37% of high school students experienced poor mental health during the pandemic and 44% experienced “persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness.

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Masks and a Return to Virtual Classes: How Schools Are Dealing With COVID Outbreaks

Wisconsin school districts are struggling to address the ever-spreading virus, and some are taking action.

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The Expanded Child Tax Credit Has Lifted 45K Wisconsin Children Out of Poverty. It Will Expire Soon if Congress Doesn’t Act.

More than 1 million children in the state have benefited from the monthly payments, which will stop unless Congress extends them by Dec. 28.

COVID-19's Omicron variant has reached Wisconsin. (Rendering via Fit Ztudio/Shutterstock)
Omicron Is in Wisconsin. Here’s What We Know So Far.

The new ‘variant of concern’ has been detected in the Badger State. Vaccines still offer the best protection.

This old part of a water main is among many being replaced in Eau Claire as part of an effort to get rid of water lines containing lead. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Wisconsin Has 176,000 Lead Pipes. The Infrastructure Bill Will Help Take Them Out.

The bipartisan infrastructure legislation that Biden recently signed includes $15 billion to replace lead pipes across the country.

Bridge rebuilding in Ashland County
Biden’s Infrastructure Bill Passed. Here’s What it Means for Wisconsin.

Measure expected to provide around $5.5 billion in transportation projects to Wisconsin and a variety of other job-creating improvements.

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The Pandemic Has Increased Worker Value Among Employers, but Help Still Needed to Address Shortage

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. is working with the Evers Administration to invest $100 million in community infrastructure to attract more workers to state.