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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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CURT employs hundreds of associates, primarily at their manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters which is located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
As a result of the state tax shift, the greater Eau Claire community, encompassing all of Eau Claire County, had experienced reduced public services and maintenance, deferred investment in community facilities and infrastructure, and greatly diminished support for the civic and cultural facilities so essential for future growth and a continued high quality of life.
Another key program component, the comprehensive Cancer Center is a collaboration between Mayo Clinic's Rochester Radiation Oncology and MCHS's Eau Claire Medical Oncology services, designed to promote holistic patient-centered care.
Eau Claire sits go minutes east of the Twin Cities and 250 miles northwest of Milwaukee.
Eau Claire is only about sixty miles away but, with a population exceeding 20,000, it may as well have been a different country for the young Grimes.
4-5: 45th Annual Eau Claire Farm Show, Eau Claire, WI; Contact: 715/289-4632.
I have probably written a million words for publication, and the word from my oldest friends is that my work is getting better, thanks, I might add, to the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire office for Services for Students with Disabilities and the staff members who insisted that I get a full evaluation of my strengths and weakness, and directed me towards services which make those things that are hard for me possible, to feel this way at my age is a real hoot.
Freund said he often tells the story of an Eau Claire woman who was prevented from visiting her longtime partner in a local hospital room because the couple was not considered family.
Business math lessons really stuck to students at Wisconsin's Eau Claire North High recently when they completed a project requiring them to make and sell 700-plus jars of grape jelly, the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram reports
Perhaps.) But the setting of this particular bookshelf is not a university at all; it's Eau Claire Memorial High School in Eau Claire, Wisconsin--one of only a handful of public high schools in the United States that offers an independent philosophy curriculum.
Douglas Olson, a professor with the Health Care Administration Program at the University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire, Wis., said people only have to make a visual survey at any of the industry conferences to see the graying of long term care leadership in progress.
These and about 50 other children and young adults from grades K-12 in the Eau Claire, Wisconsin area recently participated in the Learning Enhancement And Progression (LEAP) clinic, a university-community collaborative partnership.