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 18, 2014 - 5:20pm
Catholic Charities immigration lawyer Chuck Berendes outside the Monroe County Courthouse with other immigration advocates. Photo: Maureen McCollum/WPR News.
Western Wisconsin residents are still trying to make sense of the arrest of 12 people by federal immigration officials earlier this week.
September 12, 2014 - 4:00pm
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is the latest campus in Wisconsin to open a food shelf for students.
September 10, 2014 - 4:55pm
The group of Amish families say the order to install fire detectors violates their First Amendment rights. Photo: B.Garrett (CC-BY).
A group of five Amish families in Eau Claire County will likely wind up back in court after refusing to install smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in their homes, after already having lost a legal battle over a requirement to apply for building and sanitary permits.