September 18, 2014 - 8:50pm
Above, an artist's rendering of the proposed performing arts center.
A group of residents in Eau Claire is suing the city and its city council, alleging the council violated the state’s open meetings law while discussing a proposed $50 million performing arts center in closed session.
September 12, 2014 - 4:00pm
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is the latest campus in Wisconsin to open a food shelf for students.
September 2, 2014 - 7:45pm
Democratic candidate for governor Mary Burke says she’ll provide up to $25 million in funding for a proposed arts and events facility in downtown Eau Claire if elected, meaning that no matter who’s elected in November, the project will have support in the executive office.
August 20, 2014 - 6:45pm
The proposed Confluence Project. Image courtesy of Commonweal Development.
The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents has decided not to include funding for Eau Claire's proposed performing arts center in its budget, but it may vote on a resolution on Thursday to let the Department of Administration work with the UW to fund the project.