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Eau Claire a finalist for 'Best Town Ever'

Posted May 15th, 2015

By Jackson Schmidtke, WQOW

Eau Claire residents have the opportunity to show the nation how great their city really is. 

Eau Claire is one of 64 U.S. towns in a tournament-style contest competing to be named "The Best Town Ever" by Outside Magazine. Eau Claire defeated Evanston, Illinois last week, but is locked in a tight race with Rapid City, South Dakota. 

If Eau Claire advances, it would face either Yellow Springs, Ohio or Rochester, Minnesota. The winner is picked by the number of votes, and anyone is allowed to vote once per round. 

Click here to read the entire story from WQOW and visit Outside Magazine's website to vote!