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Eau Claire City Council hears new passenger rail service plan

Eau Claire city officials have backed the concept of passenger rail service here previously, but supporters of that idea said now is the time to get it up to speed. 

18 hrs ago
Former Old Abe Kapla signs with New Jersey Devils, becomes third EC native since 2007 to play in NHL

Eau Claire will put its third player this decade in the NHL.

4 hrs ago
Sculpture Tour Eau Claire art stolen, recovered

“Farm Fireball” — one of more than 30 pieces of art making up the 2016 Sculpture Tour Eau Claire — that was reported stolen has been recovered.

9 hrs ago
Minn. man enters not guilty pleas in UW-Stout student's death

MENOMONIE — The Minneapolis man accused in the beating death of a UW-Stout student pleaded not guilty to all charges Monday.

6 hrs ago
Walker visits Altoona to tout worker training grants

ALTOONA — It is the residents, patients and staff at Grace Lutheran Communities who keep certified nursing assistant Jordan Oas happily coming to work. 

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First-year Memorial coach Roehl no stranger to city baseball

He grew up in town, played on five different teams through the years and served as an assistant coach the last three springs.

6 hrs ago
Clearing the clutter: Organizer sheds light on hoarders’ mental health, safety issues

An image popped up on the screen of a pink bathroom, but only the toilet was in view. 

18 hrs ago
Second youth officer considered for Menomonie schools

MENOMONIE — There is the possibility for a second youth services officer in the Menomonie school district.

18 hrs ago
Interest rates give EC school district break

Lower interest rates than expected will save the Eau Claire school district about $1 million in interest over 15 years as it pays back $25 million in borrowing. 

18 hrs ago
Menomonie Plan Commission favors idea of parklet outside pub

MENOMONIE — The Menomonie Plan Commission on Monday supported the concept of having the city’s first parklet outside The Duke & Dagger in downtown

18 hrs ago
Man who plans 4,225-mile bicycle ride has extra gear for compassion

Matt Boelter threw his head back a bit and guffawed as he thought about how he almost took a cross-country trip with his best friend while they both were in high school.

1 day ago
Wisconsin saying goodbye to decorated senior class

Zak Showalter and Ethan Happ walked quietly down the middle of the court, arm in arm, away from Florida’s celebration of a last-second victory.

1 day ago
Man pleads not guilty in death of Saudi student

MENOMONIE — The Minneapolis man accused in the beating death of a UW-Stout student pleaded not guilty to all charges Monday.

1 day ago
Giving smiles to seniors

When senior residents in the Chippewa Valley open meal boxes delivered to them through Meals on Wheels this week, they’ll find a little something extra.

1 day ago
Technology, budget among candidates’ top concerns

MENOMONIE — Technology, the teacher shortage and budget concerns are some of the issues in the Menomonie school board race.

1 day ago