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  1. Wisconsin community garden donates produce to nonprofitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2018 | Star Tribune

    The tomatoes, peppers, squash, zucchini and other vegetables a group of local gardeners grow in their downtown Eau Claire plot are a sign not only of their affinity for quality food but of their caring for those without much access to healthy meals. Members of the shared garden, a part of the Forest Street Community Garden along that street, have donated hundreds of pounds of vegetables this summer to The Community Table, a nearby location that serves daily meals to those in need.


  2. Eau Claire School District looks for new revenue sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | Star Tribune

    A Wisconsin school district is looking for new ways to raise revenue, such as naming rights or a virtual charter school. Wisconsin Public Radio reports that the Eau Claire Area School District disclosed this spring that it's facing a $5.8 million deficit, despite a 2016 referendum that gave the district $87.9 million to fund teacher pay raises and additional staff.


  3. Wisconsin Hmong leader emphasizes cultural understandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | Star Tribune

    His professor pressed further: "Yeah, but who are you? Do you know your culture, where your parents came from? Can you speak the language? What religion do you practice?" Xiong has some memories of the Thai refugee camp in Nongkhai that was his home from ages 5 to 8A1 2 years old: the smell of sewage running down the middle of the street, expired fish for dinner, violence against women and other refugees who tried to cross the fence and fear. But mostly, Xiong has memories of growing up in Oklahoma City and later Appleton, where his family was among the first Hmong families to arrive after fleeing Southeast Asia in the aftermath of the Vietnam War.


  4. New country-rock fest set for Shakopee's Canterbury ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Major rock and country festivals take place throughout the summer in Detroit Lakes, Minn., Eau Claire, Wis., and other spots in the Upper Midwest. Add Shakopee to that list for 2019.


  5. Eaux Claires fest's 2018 lineup finally revealed as gates open FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Only now that gates are open and bands are plugging in has Justin Vernon's Eaux Claires Music & Art Festival released this weekend's schedule for its fourth annual campout in Eau Claire, Wis. Some of the big names on the roster include Eaux Claires co-curator Aaron Dessner's band the National, Sharon Van Etten, Pussy Riot, Moses Sumney, Low, Dirty Projectors, Big Red Machine, Phoebe Bridgers, Francis & the Lights, Hiss Golden Messenger, Mouse on Mars, Swamp Dogg, Noname, Ho99o9 and Julien Baker.


  6. Midwest Traveler: Eau Claire renaissance continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Phoenix Park in downtown Eau Claire, Wis., is home to the city's weekly Artist Market and the Farmers Market. , a hip spot fashioned from a crumbling auto shop.


  7. All aboard: Plan calls for passenger rail between St. Paul and Eau ClaireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | Star Tribune

    The Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market is part of the city's revival of its downtown riverfront. Now, planners are hoping to for a passenger rail connection to St. Paul.


  8. Blue Ox bluegrass fest plows its own path amid Eau Claire's music festivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Blue Ox Music Festival returns for its fourth straight year with a lineup including Margo Price, the Del McCoury Band, Sam Bush, the Devil Makes Three and Greensky Bluegrass. The cool kids from the Twin Cities and Milwaukee certainly have grown fond of Justin Vernon's adventurous and eclectic Eaux Claires festival.


  9. Eau Claire County residents get weather alert systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Residents of Wisconsin's Eau Claire County can now access a new weather alert system that will let them know when dangerous weather is approaching. The Smart911 emergency alert system, linked to the National Weather Service, will push alerts to a user's phone or e-mail.


  10. Hot Property: Inver Grove Heights buys land near highways for new fire stationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Details: The city of Inver Grove Heights is preparing to begin construction on a new fire station located near the interchange of Hwys. 52 and 55. The site is 11.6 acres, purchased by the city for $1.9 million last year.


  11. Bon Iver audio wiz BJ Burton taking over disputed studio space in NE. MinneapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Minnesota bands such as Hippo Campus, PoliA a, Low and Trampled by Turtles won't have to travel to Los Angeles or even Eau Claire, Wis., anymore to work with burgeoning producer/engineer BJ Burton. The North Carolina native and longtime Bon Iver affiliate is setting up his own recording studio and mixing space in northeast Minneapolis.


  12. Sports betting: Odds favor complications from compulsive gamblingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Star Tribune

    The Supreme Court's ruling allows states to pass their own laws to legalize and regulate sports gambling. Here, the sports book section of the South Point hotel-casino in Las Vegas.


  13. Ray 'Save Big Money!' Szmanda, who embraced his Midwest fame, dies at 91Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Ray Szmanda, for decades the enthusiastic television pitchman for the Menards home improvement chain, has died, his family said Monday. Szmanda died Sunday at his home in the northeastern Wisconsin city of Antigo, his son said in a posting on Facebook.


  14. Menards suing maker of the moving walkways in some of its storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Menards is suing the company that installed its moving walkways after customers were injured at some of its stores, including the one in Richfield. The Eau Claire, Wis.-based home improvement chain filed the lawsuit against ThyssenKrupp Elevator Corp. April 3 in Eau Claire County Court, claiming the elevator company breached its contract, broke Wisconsin product warranty laws and failed to defend two pending injury cases, according to a report in the Eau Claire Leader-Telegraph.


  15. Series preview: Seattle at TwinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | Star Tribune

    The Twins are 31-26 in home openers but only 3-5 at Target Field. a This is their fifth home opener against Seattle ; they lost the last one, in 2009, 6-1 when Felix Hernandez beat Francisco Liriano.


  16. Twin Cities snowstorm causes 25 crashes in 15 minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Crash after crash clogged metro area freeways in the Twin Cities long after the evening rush hour should have ended Monday night. It was all courtesy of a snowfall that caused slick roads, poor visibility and temperatures more reminiscent of late February than the second day of April.


  17. Massachusetts audiences get first peek at Bon Iver/Tu Dance show coming to St. PaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Fans in Massachusetts got the first peek at Bon Iver and Tu Dance's upcoming collaboration for St. Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Series , premiering April 19 at St. Paul's Palace Theatre. The artists wrapped up a week-long residency at the MASS MoCA contemporary art museum in North Adams, Mass., with two workshop performances Saturday and Sunday.


  18. Wisconsin group starts pantry to help owners care for petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Hoping to give back to the community that supports it and helps animals in need, the Eau Claire County Humane Association has opened the Community Pet Pantry. Inside the pantry - housed in a shed on the shelter's property - people in need can find food for their cats, dogs and other pets, along with supplies, including cat litter.


  19. SPCO adds extra performance for highly anticipated Bon Iver/Tu Dance projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Bon Iver singer/songwriter Justin Vernon, above, will perform with St. Paul's Tu Dance troupe. The first batch of tickets sold out quickly.


  20. Readers Write: Super Bowl in Minnesota, Tuesday's precinct caucuses, the GOP's FBI memoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Kevin Boyle, from Philadelphia, attended his second Super Bowl with his dad and brother on Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. His Eagles defeated the New England Patriots, 41-33.


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