Features

getting out
Knight Life: Milkweed key to boosting monarch population

As I made my way through Putnam Park one evening in early summer, I was distracted by two women plucking milkweed leaves.

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Field Notes 8/28/15

Many seasons start in September

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lifestyles
Experts: Dial into your kids’ phone use

For many tweens heading into middle school, the transition from elementary school won’t be marked only by new teachers, class schedules and locker assignments, but also…

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Tips help kindergartners through college students cope with school stress

Going back to school is exciting, invigorating — and stressful.

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at home
Driveway drive-by

Imagine that you’re having a lovely dinner party. Your flowers look great, the grill is hot and patio lights are on. You are ready!

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House of the Week

For a study plan of this home, send $25 for printed copy or $7.50 for an electronic version to Landmark Designs, P.O. Box 5625 Eugene, OR 97405.

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health
Health Matters 8/26/15

COLLECTION & SALE: The Partners of HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital will collect new and used books and sell them to raise money for the group’s scholarship fund. …

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Making the Rounds 8/26/15

NEW POSTS: The following recently have joined area facilities:

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food
Cookbook Sales

“Wisconsin Family Favorites: Recipes From People You Know” will be for sale at the Wisconsin Farm Technology Days show.

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New cookbook featuring Wisconsin folks to be unveiled at farm show

Do you know the favorite recipes of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker; Alice in Dairyland Teyanna Loether; Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jared Abbrederis; Alison Wedigpast, past…

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food inspections
Food Inspections 8/24/15

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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Food Inspections 8/17/15

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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on campus
UW-Eau Claire students study access to sustainability measures

We all know how important it is to reduce our carbon footprint on the Earth by implementing sustainability initiatives both individually and communitywide. But a look…

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UW-Stout student sees inner workings of NFL

MENOMONIE — Lindsay Erstad will watch the National Football League — and her favorite team, the Minnesota Vikings — with a special interest and renewed…

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travel
Wisconsin's Rustic Roads program turns 40 years old

Many times while traveling Wisconsin’s Great River Road, I’ve passed a plain brown “Rustic Road” sign along a narrow gravel lane just north of Maiden…

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Wisconsin's capital city and surrounding area offer a variety of interesting things to see and do

We were doing the "farmers market shuffle" in a counter-clockwise path around the capitol building in Madison, a walk permeated by the unmistakable aromas of ripe…

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religion
Religion Notes 8/22/15

SUPPORT GROUP: A grief care support group will be offered from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 1 to Oct. 6, at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 915 Hogeboom Ave. …

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Matter of Faith: Message should change world for better

I have devoted some years of my career now to proclaiming the message that God created and sustains the world out of love, as evidenced in the person of Jesus.

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