Editorials

Brewery agreement nice move

Editor’s note: The weekly “Thumbs Up-Thumbs Down” editorial offers opinions on highs and lows in the news during the past week.

16 hrs ago
Wages generally on the rise in Chippewa Valley

Wages for many jobs in the Chippewa Valley are on the rise, albeit modestly, in a newly released report.

2 days ago
Local university fares well in national rankings

College costs are hard on most families, but it’s reassuring to know a local university is among the best deals out there.

6 days ago
UW-EC grads faring well

UW-Eau Claire has again hit it big in the high-tech industry.

1 week ago
Smoot a man who knows his history

Editor’s note:  The weekly “Thumbs Up-Thumbs Down” editorial offers opinions on highs and lows in the news during the past week.

3 weeks ago
Lottery about more than just numbers

Somebody has to win, right?

3 weeks ago
Hoping for lower health care costs

There is guarded optimism that a new hospital in Eau Claire would help lessen local health care costs, which are among the highest in the state.

3 weeks ago
UW-EC grads should take another look

Editor’s note: The weekly “Thumbs Up-Thumbs Down” editorial offers opinions on highs and lows in the news during the past week.

4 weeks ago
Great Lakes critical resource for Midwest

Waukesha, a city of about 72,000 nearly 20 miles west of Milwaukee, soon will be getting its water from Lake Michigan.

1 month ago
Razing buildings difficult decision

It’s never an easy decision to supplant a building that’s considered a landmark in a given community.

1 month ago
Musician says follow your dreams

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1 month ago
Efforts to curb violence in U.S. long overdue

Something must be done.

1 month ago
Report: Stress hard to find in Eau Claire

It may not be fodder for bumper stickers, emblazoned on local T-shirts or highlighted in marketing efforts, but the city named for its clear water has earned yet another

1 month ago
A taste of what we have to offer

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1 month ago