It’s not unusual for politicians to look for ways to bend the law and skirt accountability. A recent real estate development in Eau Claire provides a particularly flagrant example.

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I would not be where I am today if it were not for the UW System. This month I will earn my diploma from UW-Eau Claire, becoming the first in my family to graduate from a four-year college. I am also concluding one of the most rewarding experiences of my life, serving on the UW System Board …

From first mention in the Leader-Telegram last year, through 20 public meetings, the No. 1 reason a roundabout was proposed for State Street and Roosevelt was to slow down traffic and make the intersection safer for all users. I joined my colleagues on City Council to move the project forwar…

Brian Wiltgen’s fifth-grade students at Manz Elementary School in Eau Claire were asked to write persuasive letters in class. The following are excerpts from some of those letters.

One hundred and 71. That’s not only the age of Wisconsin but also the age of the state treasurer’s office. This historical constitutional office has been serving Wisconsinites since the very beginning. As I reflect on my first hundred days as treasurer, I am proud of the resilience this offi…