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LECTURE SERIES: HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals are hosting two speakers from the Henri Nouwen Society for two special events Tuesday, April 30, as part of this year’s Monsignor Klimek Healing Presence lecture series. The first event is a ministry breakfast at 7:30 a.m. at HSHS …
Have you ever looked at a label and read “Low calorie” or “Excellent source of protein”? Many companies use claims like these to persuade consumers to buy their products. But do these claims hold any truth? As it turns out — yes, they do.
Boosting the profile of outdoor recreation is a priority for Sara Meaney, Wisconsin’s new secretary-designee for tourism.
Inspiration comes with many faces. When a mother kisses a baby’s nose and snuggles her close, we hunger for the beauty of face-to-face intimacy fueled by a pure love. In the hospice ward, an elderly man holds his wife’s hand and stares into her eyes communicating without words; our inner lon…
During Holy Week, we encounter the pain and suffering of Jesus on the cross. In our own life, we also encounter pain and suffering. As we celebrate Easter, we are able to look at these encounters in the light of Resurrection. Everyone has faced suffering. We suffer ourselves, know someone wh…
We may have stumbled upon the greatest experiment known to womankind.
PRAYER GATHERING: The next Baha’i prayer gathering will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at The Center, 3701 E. Clairemont Ave.
FISH FRY: St. Mary’s Assumption Parish, 911 W. Prospect St., Durand, will host its Good Friday fish fry from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday in the church basement. The facility is handicapped accessible.
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A few hours after Isaac Kruse, a state Department of Natural Resources conservation warden, started his work day Jan. 19, he found himself side by side with four St. Croix County responders who together saved the life of a man who was on the job like any normal day.
World Migratory Bird Day coming to Taylor County
GORDON — Some hunting seasons open and close but never really end. That’s largely due to stories keeping them alive.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Doctors can safely transplant hepatitis C-infected lungs and hearts into people desperate for a new organ, say researchers who may have found a way to protect those patients from getting the risky virus.
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After more than three months since the last major holiday, it is time to prepare for Easter, springtime and gatherings with family and friends.
It was an audacious idea at the time: Bring together kids from the three denominations of Judaism — Reform, Conservative and Orthodox — into a single after-school program to teach them about their faith.
THEOLOGY ON TAP: Since the days of the Reformation, good theology and good beer have gone together. At 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 15, people can buy a beverage and join together in discussing “Do human beings really have free will?”
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. Hamilton Ave.
Wildlife meetings held across state
SPOONER — A surge in wake boats is creating a stir in Wisconsin and other waterways-rich states.
APRIL PROGRAMS: The Healing Place, a free service of HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital that helps anyone who has experienced a loss and is in need of spiritual and emotional support, is offering the following programs and sessions in April.
Fermented, probiotics, good bacteria — these words have been all over the grocery store shelves and magazine covers lately. There are a lot of health claims made about fermented foods, but few of them are actually proven by research.
No matter how you slice it — or spread it, shred it or cube it — Wisconsin cheese is worth a road trip.
What do you do when that perfect topic for an important college research paper turns out to be not so perfect?
Chippewa Valley Technical College students swept the top two spots in a new nationwide design competition focused on the use of digital tools in industry.
Recently I rediscovered a "secret" that's been known for thousands of years, taught in the sacred wisdom of many cultures including my own, written about in hundreds of books (some I've read!). It's something I've learned and taught, preached and practiced, and repeatedly forgotten.
FISH FRY: The St. Olaf Men’s Club is having its all-you-can-eat fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday in the Father Agnew Parish Center, 2407 North Lane.
It arrived on a wing and a prayer — a hoped for answer that felt heaven-sent. But years earlier, this “wink” from above could never have been imagined.
As he prepared to give his sermon recently, Omar Atia went over the parallels between his mosque in southwestern Indiana and the two in Christchurch, New Zealand, where dozens of Muslims died in a terrorist attack during communal prayers.
BAKE & THRIFT SALES: Plymouth United Church of Christ, 2010 Moholt Drive, is holding a huge bake and thrift sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.
Dear Abby: My husband recently broke his eyeglasses. Because they couldn’t be repaired locally, he sent them by mail to a company that had been referred to him. They fixed his glasses and returned them to him.
WASHINGTON — Scientists are closing in on a way to help young boys undergoing cancer treatment preserve their future fertility — and the proof is the first monkey born from the experimental technology.
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Encouraging students to push beyond their comfort zones and challenge themselves in unique ways is a central characteristic of UW-Eau Claire — a place where innovative and experiential learning thrives.
MENOMONIE — Menomonie Police Sgt. Tyler Hamann knows the stresses of responding to emergency calls, not having time to take meal breaks, getting called in early for shifts and missing planned exercise time.
EXPLORE ECKANKAR: “The Power of Gratitude,” the ECK light and sound service, will be at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 31, at The Center, 3701 U.S. 12.
LOS ANGELES — Tim Baudler was taught that God doesn’t love gay people.
LENTEN BREAKFAST: The St. James the Greater Catholic Church K of C Roundtable is serving its Lenten breakfast from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday in the Parish Hall, 2502 11th St.
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It’s been weeks since many of us declared our resolutions for the new year, and most of those resolutions have likely been forgotten or even given up on.
Dear Abby: I met a really great guy online eight months ago. He lives in another country and we have been in a long-distance relationship for the last six months. We talk all the time, video chat frequently and have grown very close. I have never clicked with anyone like I have with him, and…
A class with cocktails: That’s how Taylore Ransom and Erik Rozolis of Janesville spent a recent Saturday afternoon in Madison.
MINNEAPOLIS — Jasmyn Green began her career working with young people experiencing homelessness and poverty about a decade ago, driven by goodness and familiarity.
MENOMONIE — He graduated from college when Jimmy Carter was president and served in the military for 34 years, including in Iraq. He was a high school teacher, owned and operated a dairy farm, and recently he was diagnosed with cancer.
Once or twice a week, Noah Turecek and Mingyang Qu track each other down on UW-Eau Claire’s campus so they can chat over a meal or study together in the library.