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There is a common misconception that the only duty left by law to Wisconsin’s state treasurer is serving on the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. While politicians and pundits have stated this as fact, it’s simply not true.

I have walked on my path for decades thinking that I would never see another close call of death like I had gone through in life.

The fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4) report, released just after Thanksgiving, issues dire warnings about the impacts of climate change to the national economy, local communities and individual lives.

The local movement is strong in Eau Claire. Shop local. Eat local. Support local artists. Retain local talent. Encourage local development. The movement makes good economic sense and builds community pride.