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Apparent CO poisoning on St. Croix River leaves 1 dead, 2 hospitalized
Amish teens injured after SUV rear-ends horse-drawn buggy in St. Croix County
Wisconsin roundup: State budget deal won't be reached in time; 9 more state news stories
Pierce County sheriff's blotter: Dog rescued from river; traffic cones shouldn't be worn
Governor Walker visits Freedom Park, Team Oil
crime and courts
Golfers honored for academics
Herum Cal League HR Derby champ
Meyer Middle Schooler heads to nationals rodeo
Four Wildcats All-BRC
Falcon Roundup: UWRF Page golf outing June 19; Volleyball announces camp dates
New director has a big heart for nonprofit, community
How do they do it? Making the perfect cheese curd
Hudson brings talent to Minnesota film
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
River Falls Cheerleading opens for youth
arts and entertainment
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: Ad For Bids - New School Buses
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 6/26/17 Special Meeting re: Board Retreat
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 6/27/17 Council Meeting Agenda
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 6/27/17 Liquor Licenses Hearing
TOWN OF TROY: 7/6/17 Plan Commission Meeting
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March 27, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Eau Claire-to-St. Paul train plan up for vote; who's poisoning dogs in Lake Hallie?; 10 more state news stories
EAU CLAIRE — The Eau Claire City Council will decide whether to support plans for a passenger train connecting the city with St. Paul, at its meeting Tuesday. A group called the Organizing Council is working to find private money to fund the project. There would be four round trips...
March 27, 2017 - 8:15am
March 8, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Avian flu returns to western Wisconsin; ALS patient who killed 2 women dies; 9 more state news stories
BARRON — The avian flu has returned to Wisconsin. The USDA says 84,000 turkeys could have been exposed at a farm in Barron County owned by Jennie O Turkey Store, and the birds have been quarantined so they can be monitored. Testing began more than one month ago after the turkeys...
March 8, 2017 - 10:45am
March 7, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers poised to act on high-profile bills; Eau Claire suspect accused of injuring child, cop; 7 more state news stories
MADISON — Both houses of the Wisconsin Legislature will be in session Tuesday with some major items up for approval. The Senate will consider its first action that directly involves alleged inmate abuse at the Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake juvenile institutions near Irma. It's...
March 7, 2017 - 10:00am
November 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Saudi student dies after assault at UW-Stout; Trump headed to Eau Claire; 10 more state news stories
MENOMONIE -- A UW-Stout junior from Saudi Arabia has died, one day after he was beaten near a pizza place in downtown Menomonie. Police say they're treating the death of 24-year-old Hussain Alnahdi as a homicide, and they're asking for public tips to help find the assailant who was...
November 1, 2016 - 10:19am
October 28, 2016
Homicide-by-vehicle charge filed against driver in 2015 Roberts crash
A Wisconsin teenager with two drunken-driving convictions was under the influence of methamphetamine when he fatally struck a Roberts woman in...
News/crime and courts
October 28, 2016 - 2:30pm
September 20, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Boy, 13, killed in western Wis. go-cart accident; barge blamed for Eau Claire sewage leak; 10 more state news stories
CANTON -- A 13-year-old boy was killed in a weekend accident after driving his go-cart onto a rural highway in Buffalo County. Sheriff's officials say the boy was struck by a pickup truck Saturday afternoon on county Highway B in the town of Canton. The pickup was driven by a 16-year-old...
September 20, 2016 - 2:30pm
September 5, 2016
High speed chase ensues after gas drive-off
BALDWIN -- A gas drive-off in Eau Claire led to a high speed chase west on Interstate-94 early Monday morning, which ultimately ended near the...
News/crime and courts
September 5, 2016 - 3:35pm
August 25, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Meth-related inmates outpace OWI in Eau Claire; man in court on dog-dragging charges; seven more state news stories
EAU CLAIRE -- For the first time, there are more people in the Eau Claire County jail because of methamphetamine than drunk driving. WQOW- TV says the percentage of the Eau Claire jail's bed days for OWI dropped from 29-percent to 14-percent during the past five years -- while methamphetamine...
August 25, 2016 - 9:56am
May 26, 2016
Freak highway incident in Eau Claire; state's corn should be mostly planted soon; wildfire risk plummets; 13 more state news stories
EAU CLAIRE -- A freak incident caused 21 vehicles to have their tires punctured on Interstate 94 near Eau Claire. The State Patrol was told just after 5 p.m. Wednesday that numerous vehicles were getting flat tires -- and it turned out that they all hit a square metal frame made...
May 26, 2016 - 8:08am
April 15, 2016
Stillwater lift bridge reopening ahead of schedule; rural teachers OK'd for tax breaks; ID made in fatal Eau Claire boat crash; 10 more state news stories
STILLWATER, Minn. -- The historic Stillwater Lift Bridge between northwest Wisconsin and Minnesota will operate full-time starting next Wednesday. That's earlier than what the government requires. The lift schedule will run from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays, and 8 a.m. to midnight...
April 15, 2016 - 8:43am
April 7, 2016
Adding up Wisconsin delegate math; Eau Claire schools set protections for trans students; UW chief scraps presentation on budget cuts; 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Both Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Bernie Sanders won their Wisconsin primaries by about 14 percent on Tuesday. However, Cruz will get all but six of the state's 42 delegates at the GOP convention this summer -- while Sanders and Hillary Clinton could each get half...
April 7, 2016 - 8:25am
April 4, 2016
Labor panel accuses Menards of mistreating employees; state homeowners cash in on unclaimed Powerball; officer-involved shooting in Eau Claire County; 10 more state news stories
EAU CLAIRE -- The National Labor Relations Board accuses the Wisconsin-based home improvement chain Menards of mistreating its employees. There are 44 Menards stores in Wisconsin. The complaint accuses Menards of withholding merit pay raises for workers engaged in protected activities...
April 4, 2016 - 9:19am
June 7, 2013
Three-year-old better, after he was rescued from Chippewa River
A three-year-old Eau Claire boy is getting better, after he was rescued from a submerged van in the Chippewa River. His family says Logan Buchli is no longer in intensive care, and he's been moved to a regular room at a hospital in Rochester Minnesota near the Mayo Clinic. A fishing...
June 7, 2013 - 8:20am
November 2, 2009
Baby boy born on sidewalk outside hospital in Eau Claire
A baby was born Sunday just before his mom could enter a hospital in Eau Claire. Kellen Kohl emerged on the sidewalk outside Sacred Heart Hospital. The baby's grandmother drove Tiffanie Kohls in from Stanley but she couldn't hold back as the car pulled up. The grandmother ran...
November 2, 2009 - 9:06am
October 9, 2009
Court rejects Nestle's claim of overpayment of property taxes in Eau Claire
A state appeals court has rejected Nestle USA's claim that it's paying too much in property taxes at its baby formula plant in Eau Claire. The state Revenue Department gave the plant an assessed value of $10.9 million in 2003 and 2004. But Nestle said it should have been one-third...
October 9, 2009 - 10:00am