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Head Start changes designed to help poor children learn

Federal revisions to a program that helps students from poverty get a jump start on education include expanding classes from half-day to full time by 2021 to better student

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Rodgers' late-game heroics, pair of Crosby 50-yarders lift Packers to victory

ARLINGTON, Texas — Aaron Rodgers didn’t need another Hail Mary this time.

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UW-Eau Claire’s annual Cabaret show will tell story through music, dance, acting

From her first love to heartbreak to war and blossoming friendships, Claire has experienced a lot in her 100 years.  

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Gimme 5: Library to open new DIY activity space

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

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Eau Claire to honor MLK with service day, event

While many consider Martin Luther King Jr. Day an opportunity to take time off, parts of the Eau Claire community are rallying behind active service and remembrance.

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Red Cross starts collecting platelets

Dana Hansen of Bloomer is encouraging people to donate platelets at the Chippewa Valley Blood Donation Center in Eau Claire.

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State teacher, a UW-EC grad a national finalist

A former UW-Eau Claire student is one of four teachers in the United States still in the running for the 2017 National Teacher of the Year Award.

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UW-Stout police chief retires

MENOMONIE — Lisa Walter had never been to Menomonie when she drove north on Interstate 94 in 1993 to interview for a sergeant’s position at UW-Stout. 

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Residents escape inferno on Germania Street

A Saturday afternoon fire destroyed a multifamily house at 524 Germania St. near downtown Eau Claire.

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Men's hoops: Noone, Titans pick up third consecutive win over Blugolds

About a year ago, UW-Oshkosh came to Zorn Arena and got punched in the mouth. 

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Trump time comes for area Republicans heading to D.C. inauguration

When Charlotte Rasmussen gathers Friday with hundreds of thousands of people outside the U.S. Capitol, it won’t be the first presidential inauguration ceremony she has

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Event at north Eau Claire park intends to reduce winter activities injuries

As both a longtime city resident and member of the Eau Claire Fire Department, Lt. Brian Phillips said it’s not uncommon to hear about a couple of injuries —

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Back on ice: Winter fishing returns in force to Lake Altoona

ALTOONA — A temporary village of at least 50 ice shacks once again sits atop the more than foot-thick sheet of ice covering Lake Altoona.

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L.E. Phillips library boosts community conversation through book

As winter hurls Eau Claire residents into frigid temperatures and icy roads, librarians are leveraging their literary and community connections to center public focus on the

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Off Beat: Dogs aid veterans with PTSD

Lucas Solie of Altoona might have returned from fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, but the war continues inside him.

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