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Thursday, June 20, 2019

EAU CLAIRE — The Eau Claire school district has a new middle/high school principal after action this week by the Eau Claire school board.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

EAU CLAIRE — Could a hemp festival be coming to the village of Eau Claire over Labor Day weekend? Local resident Rick Anstiss certainly hopes so. He brought his festival plans to the Eau Claire Village Council Monday night.

Thursday, June 06, 2019

EAU CLAIRE — Budgets and finances were on the minds of Eau Claire school board members this week. The board held a public hearing on the district’s new 2019-2020 budget and will vote on adopting it at their next meeting, on June 17.

Sunday, June 02, 2019

Cannabidiol (CBD) is quickly taking root on U.S. store shelves nationwide following the legalization of hemp.

Monday, May 27, 2019

EAU CLAIRE — Honoring veterans and longtime residents has become a Memorial Day weekend tradition in Eau Claire.

Friday, May 24, 2019

EAU CLAIRE  — Interviews are underway to find the next Eau Claire Middle/High School principal.

Sunday, May 12, 2019

EAU CLAIRE — Eau Claire students got the chance to see farm animals up close and personal Friday at the high school’s spring Ag Science Day.

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

EAU CLAIRE — Eau Claire school board members will be getting a closer look at district facilities needs in coming months. Members heard an initial report about the assessment study at their meeting this week.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

EAU CLAIRE — Eau Claire Middle/High School students will have a new leader this fall as Principal Chris Smedley has tendered his resignation. Eau Claire school board members accepted his resignation at their meeting this week.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

EAU CLAIRE — Eau Claire Superintendent Ann Shell is taking a unique approach to the snow day make-up issue. She is asking district students to write essays about whether or not Eau Claire should make up any of the nine days that the district was closed due to winter weather.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

EAU CLAIRE — State officials may be looking at ways to give school districts a pass for some of their snow days this year, but one district may still decide to extend the school year to make up for missed classes.

Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Wednesday, January 09, 2019

EAU CLAIRE — The Eau Claire Board of Education has a new leader after action this week by school board members at their organizational meeting.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

BERRIEN CENTER — Berrien Township joined a growing number of cities, townships and villages opting out of having recreational marijuana businesses.

Friday, December 07, 2018

EAU CLAIRE — Eau Claire school board members hope they can fill a board vacancy at their Dec. 17 meeting. The vacancy comes after just three people were elected to four open board seats in November.

Friday, November 23, 2018

EAU CLAIRE — The Eau Claire school district isn’t out of the woods financially, but the district is in better shape than originally thought.

Friday, November 09, 2018

EAU CLAIRE — The Eau Claire school district is getting over $60,000 in federal funding to pay for staff development and instructional support, Superintendent Ann Shell reported this week.

Monday, November 05, 2018
Sunday, November 04, 2018

 EAU CLAIRE — Adriana Nerio walked away with two crowns Saturday as she was crowned Miss Eau Claire/Sodus 2019 and Miss Congeniality in the first of this year’s community Blossomtime contests.

Monday, October 29, 2018

EAU CLAIRE — Just three years after county officials threatened to grind up paved roads in Pipestone Township, township leaders are hoping the road work done over the last three years will motivate voters to renew the township’s road improvement levy.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

EAU CLAIRE — With a nationwide teacher shortage getting worse, Eau Claire school board members have approved a substitute teacher hiring they feel should be a win-win for everyone.

Sunday, October 07, 2018

EAU CLAIRE — The preliminary fall enrollment count for the Eau Claire school district is a little lower than anticipated, but district officials are determined to forge ahead with plans to expand.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

EAU CLAIRE — Two Eau Claire schools employees are getting new duties after action by the Eau Claire Board of Education this week. In addition, board members approved a new contract with the district’s support personnel.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

EAU CLAIRE — Rebecca Lawrance can rest in peace again.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Beer bike ride to help Cycle-Re-Cycle

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

EAU CLAIRE — Eau Claire school board members are changing the meeting schedule for the coming year and will meet on different days of the month, and at an earlier time for most of the school year.

Thursday, July 26, 2018
Sunday, July 08, 2018

EAU CLAIRE — This year’s International Cherry Pit-Spitting Championship didn’t lack drama.

Friday, June 29, 2018
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

EAU CLAIRE — The Eau Claire school district is slowly climbing out of a deep fiscal hole.

Sunday, June 24, 2018
Friday, June 22, 2018

STEVENSVILLE — An Eau Claire man was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash Thursday morning on Red Arrow Highway in Lincoln Township, state police say. 

Friday, June 15, 2018

EAU CLAIRE — Eau Claire school board members hope the coming fiscal year brings the school district to a stronger financial footing.

Saturday, June 09, 2018
Tuesday, June 05, 2018

NILES — Life can change in a split second. That became apparent this year for Berrien Springs High School junior Riley Haygood after he caused a March 19 crash that killed Eau Claire resident Karen Johns on M-139 in Oronoko Township.

Sunday, June 03, 2018
Thursday, May 31, 2018

EAU CLAIRE — The Eau Claire school district’s finances have stabilized with a month left in the fiscal year.

Sunday, May 27, 2018

BENTON TOWNSHIP — Geeks will again descend on the Mendel Center in Benton Township for the Second Annual Fandom Fest June 9, sponsored by 13 local libraries.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

EAU CLAIRE — Eau Claire schools have a new superintendent, and she has a familiar face to students and staff.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

EAU CLAIRE — Eau Claire schools have hired a new business manager, but it’s laying off six teachers and accepting two early retirements.

Saturday, March 31, 2018

EAU CLAIRE — Eau Claire school board members continued their belt tightening this week, eliminating the middle school principal job and approving an early retirement incentive for teachers.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Saturday, February 17, 2018

EAU CLAIRE — With Interim Superintendent Dave Wasso in place, Eau Claire school board members are turning their attention to finding a new business manager.

Thursday, February 01, 2018

EAU CLAIRE — Eau Claire school board members have decided on an interim superintendent, and they’ve indicated who they want as permanent superintendent.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

EAU CLAIRE — The Eau Claire Board of Education will not rush to find a new superintendent after this month’s surprise death of David Gray,  

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

EAU CLAIRE — Changes are coming to the Eau Claire Village Council with last week’s resignation of Village President Virginia Gonzalez. Gonzalez is moving out of the village and can no longer serve on the council.

Monday, January 15, 2018

EAU CLAIRE — Eau Claire residents were in shock this weekend as they learned of the death of Superintendent David Gray. Gray died unexpectedly late Friday and will be remembered at a Celebration of Life Service Tuesday morning at the Eau Claire Student Activities Center.