Parents behind the proposed Little Red Nature Campus are postponing their grant application until 2019 and will ask the Eau Claire school board at its meeting tonight for continued support, according to documents included with the meeting agenda. At the meeting, Initiatives for New Directions in Education, or INDE, will also share what it has developed so far in terms of budget and daily schedule at the school. INDE originally planned to submit a grant application for the environmentally
5 years ago — 2013 The finalists for the Chippewa Falls school district superintendent position — Brad Saron and Roger Rindo — are both from smaller, rural districts. 10 years ago — 2008 The Eau Claire school board takes a second vote affirming its intention to close Little Red School, which opened in 1955, at the end of the school year. 20 years ago — 1998 An Eau Claire County Jail inmate tries (and fails) to escape by hiding in garbage. 35 years ago —
5 years ago — 2013 Sweltering heat lifted Fairfax Pool in Eau Claire to its second-best summer in 2012, drawing a total attendance of 67,051 for the three-month swimming season. 10 years ago — 2008 The Eau Claire school board votes 6-1 to close Little Red School at the end of the school year. 20 years ago — 1998 The Pope & Talbot paper plant is sold to investor group Plainwell. 35 years ago — 1983 Abortion supporters and foes mark the 10th anniversary of Roe v.