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All about birds: 'Can-do' club posts at DeSanctis
Wisconsin roundup: Trump credits Tommy Thompson for returning to Wisconsin; DNR advances funding cut; 9 more state news stories
Arrests follow interrupted burglary in town of Kinnickinnic
Wisconsin roundup: Trump campaigning Wednesday in Badger State; Walker backs student loan refinance effort; 10 more state news stories
WisDOT warns: Crashes with deer likely to be high again this season
crime and courts
RFHS grad running for his life and loving it
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Second half surge carries Cardinals past Wildcats
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Wildcat tennis ready for BRC Tourney
University’s annual outdoor art exhibition coming soon
Small brewery preparing to open on Main Street
Animal shelter hosts microchip clinic on Sept. 24
Crowds 'pig out' at Bacon Bash
Time again for the annual Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 10/20/16, Case No. 16-CV-185, Cecilia Mangelsen
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 10/3/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Edward R. Rang, 88
Kenneth L. Lodahl, 77
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
Featured letters to the editor in the River Falls Journal
Featured column: Nation's high court may examine validity of state political boundaries
Featured column: Running for the stars? Why not
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Real Estate Showcase
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
October 7, 2009
Public hearing on how to clean up elections set for Oct. 15 in Eau Claire
Wisconsinites will be asked this month for ideas on how to clean up the election process. The Assembly Elections Committee is holding three public hearings to get opinions about campaign finance reform, and the public financing of campaigns. The first hearing will be held Thursday...
October 7, 2009 - 9:00am
October 6, 2009
As promised, a Favre jersey was burned for charity in Eau Claire last night
As promised, an Eau Claire restaurant burned a Brett Favre jersey last night during the Packer-Viking game. The manager of the Milwaukee Burger Co., was planning to hold a little bonfire for those who wanted to burn their Favre items. But after the fire department said it wasn't...
October 6, 2009 - 9:00am
October 2, 2009
Eau Claire consumer protection agency closes in December
Wisconsin's consumer protection agency will close three regional offices in December. Budget cuts are forcing the shutdowns in Green Bay, Eau Claire and Wauwatosa. Most of the 20 employees will move to the department's main office in Madison, but six will be laid off. Consumer...
October 2, 2009 - 9:00am
August 27, 2009
Eau Claire sophomore commits to Badger women's basketball team
A sophomore at Eau Claire Regis High School has given a verbal commitment to play for the Wisconsin women's basketball team. Six-foot forward Heather Bowe caught the scouts' eyes when she played with the Minnesota Stars' AAU team this summer. She said the Badger coaches liked...
August 27, 2009 - 9:13am
August 21, 2009
Former Eau Claire pastor resigns; admits sexual misconduct
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America -- Northwest Synod of Wisconsin -- says a clergy member has resigned his post and admitted sexual misconduct while he was at an Eau Claire church. The Rev. William Roman was an associated pastor at First Lutheran Church in 1975 and '76...
August 21, 2009 - 9:00am