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Wisconsin Public Radio
WPR Hosts Live Debates For Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District Primary Candidates
On July 31 and August 6
Eau Claire, Wis. - As part of its 2020 election coverage, Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) is hosting two, live broadcast debates featuring primary candidates for Wisconsin’s 3rd District seat in the House of Representatives.
The first debate will air on Friday, July 31 at 10 a.m. and feature the Republican primary candidates Jessi Ebben of Eau Claire and Derrick Van Orden of Hager City. The second debate will air on Thursday, August 6 at 10 a.m. and feature the Democratic primary candidates Ron Kind, the incumbent, and Mark Neumann; both are from La Crosse. Ezra Wall, host of WPR’s “Newsmakers,” will moderate the discussions. The primary election is on August 11.
WPR’s The Ideas Network stations will broadcast the one-hour debates live on the following stations: 90.3 La Crosse, 88.3 Menomonie-Eau Claire, 99.1 Stevens Point, 89.1 Adams-Wisconsin Rapids, 88.7 River Falls, 91.3 Highland, AM 930 Auburndale, 100.9 Marshfield, 91.9 and 101.3 Wausau, 90.3 Park Falls, and 89.9 Rhinelander.
The debates will also be streamed on wpr.org through a partnership with the Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce and WIN Technology of Eau Claire.
Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District includes all or parts of 18 counties in western and central Wisconsin, including the cities of Eau Claire, La Crosse, Stevens Point, Wisconsin Rapids, Menomonie, River Falls, Chippewa Falls, Plover, Platteville, Sparta, Tomah and New Richmond.
Economic Need in Western Wisconsin in the Midst of COVID-19 on “The West Side” July 17
The surge in unemployment because of the pandemic’s effect on the economy has mobilized non-profit organizations to help those in need. That response will be the focus of “The West Side” at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 17 on The Ideas Network Stations of Wisconsin Public Radio: 88.3 WHWC-FM/ Menomonie-Eau Claire and 88.7 WRFW-FM/ River Falls.
Host Dean Kallenbach will welcome Nancy Renkes, the executive director of Feed My People Food Bank, which supplies food to more than 200 hunger relief programs in its 14-county service area in western Wisconsin; and Jessica Neuman, community impact director for United Way St. Croix Valley, which serves five western Wisconsin counties in the areas of financial stability, education and health.
Brian Kaczmarski, Polk County public health director and chair of the Northwest Wisconsin Healthcare Emergency Response Coalition, will join the show at the beginning to provide an update and analysis of the current state of the coronavirus in western Wisconsin.
“The West Side” is broadcast each Friday at 10 a.m. on The Ideas Network stations 88.3 WHWC-FM Menomonie/Eau Claire and 88.7 WRFW-FM River Falls and via an online live stream on 88.7 WRFW-FM via wrfw887.com/listen-live.html. Listeners may call in with questions and comments during the program at (800) 228-5615. Archives of “The West Side” are available at wpr.org/programs/west-side.
Royal Credit Union Receives Diamond Award for outstanding marketing, business development achievements
Eau Claire, Wisconsin – Royal Credit Union in Eau Claire, Wisconsin was recently honored with a Diamond Award, which recognizes outstanding marketing and business development achievements in the credit union industry.
The award was presented by the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council, a national network comprised of over 1,200 credit union marketing and business development professionals. Awards are given in each of 35 categories ranging from advertising to community events and beyond.
Royal won the Website category for its entry, entitled Redesign for rcu.org. The objective of Royal Credit Union’s rcu.org redesign was to increase lead generation, improve search engine optimization, improve in-site search, and improve accessibility. These key elements were identified to help drive growth and retention for the credit union.
University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
Blugold Beginnings coding camp goes virtual this summer
This week, middle and high school students from three states are learning how to code thanks to a popular UW-Eau Claire summer camp that has moved to a virtual format because of COVID-19. Full story.
Award-winning instructor shares passion for mathematics
The national Council on Undergraduate Research has announced Dr. Carolyn Otto, associate professor of mathematics at UW-Eau Claire, as the winner of its math and computer science division’s 2020 Mid-Career Mentoring Award. Full story.
Eau Claire Chamber
The Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce has more than 1,200 members.