REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Team registration for the 2017 Half Moon Dragon Boat Festival in Eau Claire ends Friday, March 31. The festival, sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System
NEW POST: Physician assistant Erica Gyorfi recently joined the Orthodpedic Center at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.
The following events are planned:
WEST CHAZY, N.Y. — Only 17 snowy miles from the Canadian border, Katie Bushey’s most basic needs are met by traveling health aides who come into her home to
Editor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram
Stanley-Boyd High School senior Kaylee Bourget pulled a long plastic sleeve over her arm and prepared to reach deep inside a bovine reproduction system to examine the ovaries.
MENOMONIE — If Damien Adamski hadn’t come to fully appreciate the “applied” aspect of his applied social science major at UW-Stout, he did by late
When Kim Pierson began teaching a new class about renewable energies, he used some inexpensive materials he found at a local store to build a small model of a solar thermal
Deep below the surface of Lake Michigan, dozens of known shipwrecks stay intact because of isolated locations, frigid water and a lack of salt to erode what has sunk.
ORGANIC SOILS FOR LAWN AND GARDEN: The Eau Claire Area Master Gardener Association will welcome Gordy Petschow from Midwest Environmental Consultants for a presentation
A home burglary occurs every 15 seconds in the U.S., but the burglary average arrest rate is only 13 percent.
SAN JOSE, Calif. —With spring coming up, it’s time to think about getting that lawn back into shape. And now there’s a greener way to do it.
This is a magical time, a period when we can enjoy the better parts of two seasons, at least a portion of what we’re leaving behind and what is coming this spring.
COLON HEALTH: Visitors to the Wisconsin Sports Show in Eau Claire from Friday to Sunday at the Chippewa Valley Conference Center, 5150 Old Mill Plaza, can learn about colon
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Neonatologist Gurvir Khurana had only read about it in textbooks. Seeing it in real life has been a shock: baby after baby born severely anemic, lungs
PROGRAM RETIREMENT: Dr. Dennis Breen, a family practice physician, has retired from the UW Health Family Medicine Residency Program, where he served as a faculty member and
MENOMONIE — For the third year in a row, an increased number of UW-Stout graduates were working within six months of leaving campus, Chancellor Bob Meyer announced
Why do the liberal arts matter? Ask Hailey Nelson, a UW-Eau Claire communication sciences and disorders major who spent three weeks in January studying geography and
Cole Hill knows what he wants to do in a future career.
Having traveled through much of the American Southwest, from the golden California coast to the red deserts and majestic forests of Nevada, Arizona, Utah and Colorado, I had
OUTDOOR LIVING SPACES SEMINAR: The Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association is presenting a seminar on outdoor living spaces at 6 p.m. Tuesday at its offices, 4319 Jeffers
Some like it hot; others prefer to chill.
WRITERS GUILD: The Western Wisconsin Christian Writers Guild invites writers to its meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bethesda Lutheran Brethren Church, 123 W. Hamilton Ave.
FISH FRY: The St. Olaf Men’s Club will hold an all-you-can-eat fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday in the Father Agnew Parish Center, 2407 North Lane.
It was a simple human interaction, and yet it was not easy to do. I said, “I am sorry; I hope you will forgive me.” I could have been more direct and said,
BERLIN — Pope Francis says the church must study whether it’s possible to ordain married men to minister in remote communities facing priest shortages.
Outdoor licenses now available
CAMP WABI: Registration is open for Camp Wabi, a summer camp for kids entering sixth through 10th grades who struggle with their weight.
Eighty-seven-year-old Charles Kaeding of Augusta has faced his share of health issues through the years, including battling prostate cancer and sustaining hip and knee
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PROMOTIONS: Three colleagues have been promoted to director level and have taken on expanded responsibilities at HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals.
Editor’s note:The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram
LADUE, Mo. — It’s a recreation room with a presidential touch.
Each year during March the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has a National Nutrition Month campaign. This year’s theme is Put Your Best Fork Forward.
Event’s focus on water quality
Can the actions of one UW-Eau Claire student make an impact globally? Brian Kraegenbrink thinks so.
If you love baseball, these iconic spots belong on your roster.
Las Vegas is famous for its quick and quirky weddings replete with serenading Elvis impersonators, drive-through chapels and mob-themed nuptials.
APEX, N.C. — Eliana Deane is 4 years old. She was adopted from China and has several special needs.
PLANTATION, Fla. — The stack of papers spread across the kitchen table of Nancy Blitz’s home in Plantation chronicles her decades-long struggle to buy health
GUEST SPEAKER: The Rev. Paul Erbes of Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services will be preaching for the 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. worship services Sunday at Spirit Lutheran
SOUP SUPPER: An all-you-can-eat supper will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Notre Dame Parish Life Center, 22 S. Prairie St., Chippewa Falls.
ORLANDO, Fla. — For most of its 50 years, Florida’s Wycliffe Associates built offices, guesthouses, training centers and airport runways for volunteers who traveled to other
Can I pump the water from my sump pump into my plumbing system?
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Hanging from the ceiling or making a major green statement in any room, houseplants are back in style.
I dumped fish heads and carcasses into a pot with two quarts of water and brought the pan to a simmer.
Fly fishing trip to be discussed