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Girls golf: Abes standout Meade has been around game most of her life

Lexi Meade still remembers her dad’s reaction.

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Altoona trio drive seven hours to see total solar eclipse

Teresa Kramer of Altoona and her two daughters stood at the top of a bluff overlooking a small Missouri town and gazed in wonder as day suddenly turned into night.

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Judge: Helmbrecht, accused in slaying of north side Eau Claire neighbor, not competent

Even though a Madison psychiatrist believes a 45-year-old Eau Claire man accused of fatally shooting his north side neighbor in July 2016 is competent to assist with his

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Chippewa Falls fairgrounds fill up, but dinosaur show backs out

CHIPPEWA FALLS — The Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds has already set a record for the number of patrons who have visited the grounds this season. 

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Expansion urged for Eau Claire's living wage proposal

Backers of a living wage increase urged Eau Claire City Council members on Monday to extend the current proposal to include employees of companies the city has contracts with.

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Menomonie City Council: Dog training business wins zoning change

MENOMONIE — The City Council on Monday night approved rezoning property used by a dog training business to local commercial. The vote was 7-4.

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Big crowds turn out locally for rare solar eclipse

Necks craned skyward, goofy paper-rimmed glasses and even saltine crackers were all the rage Monday at UW-Eau Claire as several hundred people turned out for a partial solar

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Express season wrap: Eau Claire's turnaround leads to playoff spot

The Northwoods League is set up so that teams that get off to rocky starts can rebound and still make the playoffs. With the season split into two halves — and the

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In Eau Claire, governor touts statewide benefit of Foxconn

Foxconn Technology Group’s plans to build a massive manufacturing plant in southeastern Wisconsin could provide opportunities for students in west-central Wisconsin,

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Rally by neo-Nazi group may come to Eau Claire

Ten days after a deadly clash during a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., Eau Claire city officials are planning for a possible gathering being organized by a

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Gimme 5: Curling club gets ready to party

Editor’s note: Gimme 5 is a five-question interview about a topic of local interest. 

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Eclipse viewers need eye on safety

Celestial enthusiasts across the nation are gearing up to feast their eyes on today’s total solar eclipse, but health experts warn the sun could instead feast on

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Packers offense looks in midseason form in Rodgers’ one-drive cameo

LANDOVER, Md. — Aaron Rodgers made a surprise start and looked to be in midseason form, going 6 for 8 for 37 yards and a TD pass — plus one of his trademark quick

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Whimsical, natural worlds collide in rural Barron County couple’s gardens

RICE LAKE — It would be easy to while away a lazy summer day in Paul and Marilyn Saffert’s many gardens, amid the quiet company of daylilies and assorted other

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Solar eclipse party planned for older adults

Older adults needn’t worry about when and where to watch today’s solar eclipse.

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