getting out
Field Notes 8/26/16

Hunters receive turkey permits

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Smartphones change nature of getaways

QUETICO PROVINCIAL PARK, Ontario — We had found the island campsite late in the afternoon last week. The day was hot, and we were ready to make camp. We were all…

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Shining the rust: Millennials bring new life to some old industrial cities of East, Midwest, South

BALTIMORE — Educated millennials are transforming some neighborhoods in several Rust Belt cities like this one, where old flour and textile mills are being converted to…

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Escape rooms get an upgrade

NEW YORK — You meet in a nondescript reception room in a midtown Manhattan skyscraper. You’re handed a form on a clipboard. Then the receptionist slips away, the doors lock —…

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at home
Hopping over the border

A sharp-eyed state Department of Natural Resources botanist visiting the Chippewa Falls area recently found Japanese hop among a tangle of vegetation between a Chippewa Falls…

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Wood flooring options grow for homes

Wood flooring is a classic look for any home, but there are trends to consider when installing a new floor or refinishing an existing one:

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Get Moving 8/24/16

The following events are set:

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Meetings and More 08/24/16


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Market advice

MENOMONIE — UW-Stout undergraduate student Amanda Nass is motivated to eat healthy food, including local vegetables, and wants to educate others to do the same.

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Smart eats for Summer

Whether hitting the road for a vacation, enjoying the great outdoors and warm weather or simply spending time with family and friends, your summer schedule is likely anything…

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food inspections
Food Inspections 8/8/16

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 8/1/16

Edi­tor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Depart­ment checks area li­censed food es­tab­lish­ments, in­clud­ing restau­rants…

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on campus
Grant boosts hands-on learning

A prestigious grant and an innovative teaching strategy by a pair of UW-Eau Claire chemistry professors will help increase the number of Blugolds who will graduate with real…

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Precollege offers students a head start

MENOMONIE — As Tamara Brantmeier looked out at approximately 40 faces, she saw limitless possibilities.

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Greenville, S.C., springs to life

GREENVILLE, S.C. — A river ran through it. Falls, too. But nobody noticed.

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Wautoma summer camp gives adults a chance to revisit, sort of, fond childhood memories

Before morning yoga begins, the teacher asks for introductions. 

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Religion Notes 8/20/16

NEW  PASTOR: First Presbyterian Church in Eau Claire has welcomed the Rev. Kathryn Reid Walker, who began her service May 16 and officially was installed as the teaching…

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Matter of Faith: In the silence

Sitting on the rooftop of a very large building in downtown Kansas City, Mo., I had come together with a group of people to create a spiritual experience. And, no there were…

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