Eau Claire


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Eau Claire

(ō klâr), city (1990 pop. 56,856), seat of Eau Claire co., W central Wis., on the Chippewa at the mouth of the Eau Claire River, in a hilly lake region; inc. 1872. Once a lumber-based economy, the city now has diverse manufacturing, including tires, processed foods, dairy and paper products, and automotive controls. A trading port was there in the late 18th cent. The city grew from several sawmills established on the Eau Claire River in the mid-1800s. It is the seat of the Univ. of Wisconsin at Eau Claire and a technical institute. Carson Park, on a nearby peninsula, contains a memorial to logging days.
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Grimes went to Eau Claire in early May 1912 with $15 (from his father) in his pocket.
In 1992 he accepted a position as a social studies teacher and basketball coach at Eau Claire Memorial, a school of about 6,000 students and a premier slot on Wisconsin's high school basketball circuit.
After nearly 13 years in long term care, including the past eight as the administrator at Dove Healthcare Nursing and Rehabilitation in Eau Claire, Wis.
Eau Claire and the surrounding area is essentially rural in nature and is largely composed of families representing the white, middle class culture.
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With factories in Eau Claire and Black River, Dadco had produced frozen pizza under the Magic Crust, Roma, Jimmy Boy and Trade Winds brands.
The ruling came in response to a lawsuit by dairy farmers from the upper Midwest, who live close to Eau Claire and resent the higher minimum prices enjoyed by more distant farmers.
of Eau Claire, WI, which has been delayed for six months by concerns about a gasoline leak on brewery property, is expected to be completed in the next month, a secured creditor of the bankrupt company says.
box 5148, eau claire, wi 54702-5148, tel: 715-839-4916.
US communications holding company AT&T (NYSE:T) announced on Tuesday the availability of its mobile broadband network in parts of Eau Claire and Chippewa counties, Wisconsin.
Eau Claire has never held a quarter auction before and many participants commented on the fun they had and were willing to come and participate again.