May 1, 2014 - 1:15pm
The S.C. Johnson Research Tower features tall windows and floors supported not by external supports, but rather a single central pillar, known by Wright as the "taproot." Photo: Stephen Matthew Milligan (CC-BY-SA)
A corporate research building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright opens to the public Friday at the S.C. Johnson headquarters in Racine. The unique building shows one of Wright's central design goals: to create an inspiring and practical place to work.
April 1, 2014 - 4:30pm
A classroom scene from “Dostoevsky Behind Bars.” Image courtesy of Marc Kornblatt.
A documentary about graduate students teaching Wisconsin inmates about Russian literature has won the Golden Badger at this year's Wisconsin Film Festival, and will have its first public showing on Saturday.
March 31, 2014 - 8:30pm
Above, images of the proposed downtown arts center.
A proposed $80 million performing arts center and student housing project could see a major boost or a major setback as voters in Eau Claire County will decide two referendum questions today.
March 8, 2014 - 9:00am
No building within a two-mile radius of the state Capitol could be taller than the base of the Capitol dome under a measure being considered by Wisconsin lawmakers.
February 20, 2014 - 6:00pm
Al Ross, host of "Spectrum West," talked with James Hanke, chairman of Voices for Growth , about the upcoming referendums concerning the proposed Confluence Project in the April 1 elections in Eau Claire.
January 3, 2014 - 11:15am
Editor's Note: Moving to a new place means finding the grocery store, the post office and getting to know new neighbors. It can also mean learning new folktales. Writer Alex Bledsoe writes about the creatures that he encountered after moving to Wisconsin. I grew up in a small town in west Tennessee...
September 19, 2013 - 6:00pm
Al Ross, host of "Spectrum West," talked with Gary Schuster, development director for Eau Claire Regional Arts Center, to preview a news conference concerning the proposed Confluence Project for downtown Eau Claire.
August 22, 2013 - 6:00pm
Representatives of Chippewa Valley’s performing arts groups came together to express worries and concerns about the proposed Confluence Project in downtown Eau Claire at a meeting in City Hall. The meeting was led by Kerry Kincaid, president of Eau Claire City Council. News reporter intern Chi Ab...
A group of citizens in Eau Claire is challenging the City Council to hold a referendum on a plan to build a multi-million dollar arts and events facility.
When Orson Welles decided to make a radio play of the H.G. Wells’ 1898 classic, "The War of the Worlds" in 1938, he had no idea that he would incite mass audience panic and earn the condemnation of the FCC. Some accounts from the time claim he was labeled a “radio terrorist," and listeners to the...