Scholarships valued at more than $850,000 were awarded to 420 UW-Stout students this year through the Stout University Foundation. The students received the awards during a scholarship reception on campus. Through the financial support of alumni, parents, faculty and staff, and friends of the university, the program has awarded more than $13.1 million over the years. Following are some of the area recipients, their majors and the names of their scholarships: • Eau
Editor’s note: Astronomy Update is published on the third Saturday of the month, is provided by the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society, and is compiled by Lauren Likkel of the UW-Eau Claire department of physics and astronomy. When you’re little, you spend your time looking up. Everything is above you and the sky is your limit. Unless of course you dream about touching the stars. My family consists of many scientists all interested in many different types of science.
A brushed aluminum sculpture of a bear with a salmon in its mouth received the most votes from the public in this year’s Sculpture Tour Eau Claire. “Salmon Runner” created by Canadian artist Heather Wall won the 2018 People’s Choice Award, which means the tour will buy the sculpture and donate it to the city for permanent display. The sculpture, currently on a pedestal next to the intersection of South Barstow and Main streets, and others in this year’s tour will
The Eau Claire YMCA will be hosting a ribbon cutting and dedication for its new faciltiy at the former Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center on Monday, Oct. 22 at 4 p.m. The new place will be named the L.E. Phillips YMCA Sports Center in recognition of the family’s commitment to the YMCA and the Eau Claire community, according to a statement from the YMCA. The sports center was purchased by the Eau Claire YMCA on Aug. 31. The YMCA will continue to run all of the sports center’s programs
A convicted sex offender will be released from prison on Tuesday and reside in the 100 block of Randall Street, Eau Claire police said. Bruce E. Moores, 58, will be under the supervision of the state Department of Corrections. Moores’ previous convictions include sexual assault of a child and attempted child enticement in 1992, using a different name as a sex offender in 2011 and prostitution in 2015. The DOC told police Moores’ placement on Randall Street is temporary. The
A Mondovi man will spend 18 months in prison for violating conditions of his probation stemming from a 2017 felony conviction. Eau Claire County Judge John Manydeeds ordered Ever Tzanahua-Tepole, 33, to spend 30 months on extended supervision following his release from prison. Tzanahua-Tepole was also fined $1,180. As conditions of supervision, he cannot drink alcohol, enter taverns or associate with drug dealers or users. Tzanahua-Tepole was originally sentenced in November to three years
Notices should be submitted to: Leader-Telegram, P.O. Box 570, Eau Claire, WI 54702. Email: email@example.com. Government Menomonie school board community and parent listening sessions (visit sdmaonline.com/calendar for times and locations). Menomonie school board, 5:30 p.m. Monday, Administrative Service Center, 215 Pine Ave. Eau Claire City Council public hearing, 7 p.m. Monday, courthouse, 721 Oxford Ave. Eau Claire school board, 7 p.m. Monday, Administration Building, 500
A Wausau man accused of trying to solicit an Eau Claire woman for sex on three consecutive days last summer has the opportunity to avoid a criminal conviction. David A. Boehm, 62, pleaded guilty this week in Eau Claire County Court to a misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct. As part of a deferred agreement with prosecutors, the charge will be dismissed in one year if Boehm pays a $250 fine, has no contact with the woman and completes John school. John school focuses on the experiences and
An Eau Claire man is accused of exposing himself to two females at UW-Eau Claire’s library. Marquece D. Richardson, 43, 1465 N. Hastings Way, was charged Thursday in Eau Claire County Court with misdemeanor counts of lewd and lascivious behavior and possession of marijuana. According to the criminal complaint: UW-Eau Claire police received a report of a man exposing himself to two females on the second floor of McIntyre Library at 6:40 p.m. on Sept. 16. The females said the man
MENOMONIE — Police say a Menomonie man led an officer on a pursuit while the man was intoxicated with a child in the passenger seat. Adam J. Edgeberg, 28, N1301 Highway Y, Menomonie, is charged with sixth-offense drunken driving with a minor child in the vehicle, two counts of second-degree recklessly endangering safety, attempting to flee or elude an officer, resisting an officer, bail jumping and operating a vehicle with a revoked licence. Charges were filed in Dunn County Court Oct.