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Tourism spending takes a 30% hit due to coronavirus

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic caused a 30% decline in direct spending by tourists in Wisconsin in 2020, but officials are o… Read more

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Montana tribe gifts vaccines to neighbors across the border

BABB, Mont. (AP) — On a cloudy spring day, hundreds lined up in their cars on the Canadian side of the border crossing that separates Alber… Read more

Physicians Realty Trust: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The results match… Read more

Business

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Jobless rate climbs in Eau Claire metro area

The unemployment rate in the Eau Claire metropolitan area climbed nearly a percentage point last month but remained just below the statewid… Read more

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Mortgages 6/13/19

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Mortgage Rates 5/2/19

Sports

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Grosjean gets special test with Mercedes at French GP

BRACKLEY, England (AP) — Romain Grosjean will make a brief return to Formula One with a special one-off test for Mercedes exactly seven mon… Read more

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Hamilton and Verstappen to resume title fight in Barcelona

MADRID (AP) — The race for the Formula One title has quickly become a two-man show, and it’s not expected to change when the circuit goes t… Read more

Vahe Gregorian: Here’s why Daniel Lynch’s debut with the Kansas City Royals reflected promise to come

Given that Daniel Lynch is a projected pillar of the Royals’ future, his major-league debut on Monday at Kauffman Stadium was much anticipa… Read more

Opinion

From Our Files 05/05/21

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Voice of the People 05/05/21

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Our View: Finding inspiration in strange places

There has been more chatter recently about UFOs than there has been in a while. Part of the reason is a report expected next month outlinin… Read more

Obituaries

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Sandy McFadden

Sandy E. McFadden, 54, of Eau Claire, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 3, 2021, at her home while under the care of Mayo Clinic Home… Read more

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Abigail Beguhn

Abigail Delores Beguhn, age 95, of Eau Claire, passed away at home on May 1, 2021 from a brain tumor. Abigail was born at the family home i… Read more

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Clara Zenner

Bloomer Clara Zenner, age 98, passed away peacefully at her home in Bloomer on Monday, May 3, 2021. She was born August 21, 1922 to Harold … Read more

Arts & Entertainment

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Joy and hope: Symphony performance lifts spirits of musicians, shares music with community

EAU CLAIRE — Nobuyoshi Yasuda used a simple but expressive word to describe what it was like to rehearse again with members of the Chippewa… Read more

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Artist Series begins on campus with "1984"

The Artists Series at UW-Eau Claire opens its 2019-20 season with George Orwell’s “1984,” presented by Aquila Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4 i… Read more

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ECCT's upcoming production: Fun to say, fun to stage

The New York Times review of “Dragons Love Tacos,” the children’s book written by Adam Rubin and illustrated by Daniel Salmieri, asserts th… Read more

Upcoming Events

Grandparents as Parents

Free childcare and free lunch provided. Park in back of building.  Read more

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Thunderstorm

Today

58° 36°

Afternoon showers. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the mid 30s.

Humidity:37%
Cloud Coverage:66%
Wind:NW at 10 mph
Chance of Rain:31%
UV Index:6 High
Sunrise:05:49:32 AM
Sunset:08:16:41 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
ThunderstormWed
31%58° 36°
Partly cloudyThu
11%60° 37°
Partly cloudyFri
5%55° 34°
Partly cloudySat
4%59° 35°
Partly cloudySun
2%58° 35°
Partly cloudyMon
4%59° 37°
Partly cloudyTue
4%64° 42°
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