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Meetings and More 1/18/17

SPECIAL EVENTS

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Health Matters 1/18/17

POSITION REDUCTIONS: HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chippewa Falls are expected to reduce a limited number of positions.

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Over-the-counter hearing aids?

Imagine seniors walking around with stylish ear devices that amplify and clarify sound and connect wirelessly to smartphones, tablets, televisions and digital assistants such

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Get Moving 1/18/17

The following event is planned:

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Food Inspections 1/16/17

Editor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram

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UW-EC grad a national finalist

A former UW-Eau Claire student is one of four teachers in the United States still in the running for the 2017 National Teacher of the Year Award.

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UW-Stout police chief retires

MENOMONIE — Lisa Walter had never been to Menomonie when she drove north on Interstate 94 in 1993 to interview for a sergeant’s position at UW-Stout. 

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Indy's Central Canal offers cultural district with exciting museums

To see the Central Canal in downtown Indianapolis today, you’d never guess that work on this scenic, energetic, culture-filled area was at one time stopped and the

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Food and Faith 1/14/17

CHURCH BREAKFAST: The public is invited to breakfast from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Lake Street United Methodist Church, 337 Lake St.

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Religion Notes 1/14/17

CVASING: Chippewa Valley Area Singers Involved in Neighborhood Giving, or CVASING, is inviting all singers, past and present, to join in this year’s concert for Feed My

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Around the House 1/14/17

POLLINATOR & PERENNIAL FIELD GARDEN: Tom Walsh will be the featured speaker Tuesday from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. at the Dunn County Master Gardener Association meeting.

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Catholic records going digital

BOSTON — Two of Boston’s most venerable institutions are teaming up to create an online database of hundreds of thousands of Roman Catholic Church documents to help people

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Cheap tricks for laundry room redo

I love a project.

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Emergency call for blood donors

The American Red Cross has a severe winter blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to make a donation appointment now and help save

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Meetings and More 1/11/17

SPECIAL EVENTS

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Get Moving 1/11/17

The following event is planned:

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Curbing youth violence

CHICAGO — Teens shuffle into the classroom, backpacks slung over shoulders and earbuds dangling out of sweatshirts. Jokes among friends fly as the students plop into desks

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Accidental class turns into degree

Ask a college student about bad school dreams and chances are they’ll know exactly what you’re talking about.

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UW-Stout has a research buzz

MENOMONIE — A UW-Stout biology professor and his students may have made an important discovery in the effort to determine why honey bee hives are dying out during the

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Ice Castles attraction in Wisconsin Dells features towers, tunnels, trails, slides and more

A farmer’s progress comes at the mercy of Mother Nature, and that’s true for Don Beck’s crew in Wisconsin Dells, too. 

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Gardening trends for 2017 include growing own hops

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Like paint colors and fashion, gardening trends come and go.

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Turn your home into a New Year’s resolution

Creating a few personal New Year’s resolutions is one way give yourself a little extra motivation to make some positive changes in your life. The same also can be true

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Religion Notes 1/7/17

WRITERS GUILD: The Western Wisconsin Christian Writers Guild invites writers to its meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Bethesda Lutheran Brethren Church, 123 W.

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Can we really create peace on Earth?

We just wrapped up another “most wonderful time of the year.” Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or the solstice, you probably enjoyed getting

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‘Spiritual warfare,’ ‘demonic attacks’ 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Two weeks before the voluntary shutdown last year of Courage House, a licensed group home for young sex-trafficking victims near Sacramento, a

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Field Notes 1/6/17

Fly-tying classes to be offered

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Meetings and More 01/04/17

The Tony community and Flambeau High School HOSA students are dedicating a blood drive Monday to Dan Glaze, a Rusk County sheriff’s office deputy who was fatally shot

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Health Matters 01/04/17

EXPANDED HOURS: Effective Tuesday, urgent care at Mayo Clinic Health System–Northland began offering expanded clinic hours in Barron and Rice Lake. Hours of operation

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Making the Rounds 01/04/16

NEW POST: Bryce Miles was named assistant administrator of skilled nursing and assisted living provider Dove Healthcare–Osseo in late 2016. 

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Medicare launches revamp

WASHINGTON — Heart attacks and broken hips cause much suffering and worry as people grow older. This year, Medicare wants to start changing how it pays for treatment of

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CVTC grad overcomes challenges

In 2009, Miranda Hutchinson started over, having only the belongings she could fit into her car and what was most precious to her — her 8-year-old son. 

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Age no barrier for UW-EC graduate

When Judith Jones graduated from UW-Eau Claire on Dec. 17, her children and grandchildren cheered and took photos of her as she crossed the stage to receive her diploma.

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More than 33,000 textbooks returned at end of semester at UW-Stout

MENOMONIE — In a small, windowless room in the Robert S. Swanson Library and Learning Center at UW-Stout, Bob Butterfield was surrounded by a pile of books.

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Cruising the waterways of the czars in surprising, sprawling Russia

Three historic cathedrals, crowned by pristine white towers with golden domes, surround an open square. 

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Food and Faith 12/31/16

FISH FRY: The St. Olaf Men’s Club is having its famous all-you-can-eat fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday in the Father Agnew Parish Center, 2407 North Lane.

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Religion Notes 12/31/16

VATICAN EXHIBITION: The Vatican international exhibition “Eucharistic Miracles of the World” is coming Wednesday to the Sacred Heart of Jesus-St. Patrick Parish

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Design has small footprint, features lots of natural light

The front of the Bunce house design has a porch in front of a large bay window covered by an overhang with a dormer. 

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Permits are required for various home alterations, projects

When do I need a permit for work done around my home?

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Matter of Faith: Jesus’ return will be a glorious day

“No one has ascended into heaven, but He who descended from heaven — the Son of Man.” John 3:13

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House inspired by movie 'Up'

FORT WORTH, Texas — Children stop and point at the house on College Avenue. Cars slow down and sometimes stop completely. Occasionally, someone honks and waves, or

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Boat aids in counting of fish

MADISON — At a time of year when most Lake Michigan anglers are content to count their blessings, state Department of Natural Resources fisheries staff are out counting

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Students learn from businesses

RIVER FALLS — During the just-completed fall semester, College of Business and Economics students at UW-River Falls visited four companies as part of the inaugural

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Instructor, commentator stepping down

Teaching 22 different subjects to approximately 12,000 students during a 28-year career is enough to make John Frank well known to people in the Chippewa Valley. 

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UW-Eau Claire student uses failed attempts to succeed

When Brandon Cedarblade came to UW-Eau Claire as a freshman, he went looking for the very thing that most of his peers were working hard to avoid — failure.

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What is a hero? New Kennedy Space Center exhibit tries to answer that question

Space memorabilia and astronaut tales are almost always a draw. Just ask the people who run the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, which gets more than 1.5 million

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Martin Luther exhibit on display

Martin Luther took a stand 500 years ago that shook Europe and changed the world. 

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Keeping Christ in Christmas

The animals have been groomed, the children have been fitted for costumes, the candles have been tested, and the “holy family” has accepted their task as Our Savior’s

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With aging population, a gap in home design

Suzanne and Dan Swisher started looking for a new house a few years ago. 

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A merry vintage Christmas

MINNEAPOLIS — Want to time-travel back to the 1960s, when Shiny Brite ornaments dangled from shiny aluminum trees? Step inside Cassy Zamora’s Columbia Heights

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House designed for sloping lot

The Blue Skye house design, perfect for a sloped property, has a five-sided turret room accenting the face of the three-bedroom home. 

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