Local Briefs

Eau Claire woman drove drunk to probation agent, gets jail

An Eau Claire woman will spend six months in jail for her sixth drunken driving conviction since 1989.

23 hrs ago
Downtown Chippewa Falls drugstore will close

CHIPPEWA FALLS — A drugstore in downtown Chippewa Falls will close its doors for the final time on Monday.

23 hrs ago
Dean's List 7/22/17

The following students from west-central Wisconsin have been named to the dean’s list:

23 hrs ago
Bachelor's Degrees 7/22/17

The following students from west-central Wisconsin have earned bachelor’s degrees:

23 hrs ago
Bulletin Board 7/22/17

Notices of government meetings and special community events should be sent to: leadertelegram@ecpc.com.

23 hrs ago
Large banks with Eau Claire branches announce merger

The largest Wisconsin-based bank will buy Milwaukee-based Bank Mutual in a deal valued at $482 million.

1 day ago
Rusk County shooting being investigated

Authorities are not releasing the condition of a person shot in the stomach late Thursday in Rusk County.

1 day ago
Air-conditioning malfunction closes UW-EC’s Nursing Building

UW-Eau Claire’s Nursing Building will remain closed following an air-conditioning system malfunction Thursday afternoon that caused water leakage and electric

1 day ago
Court Report 7/21/17

Eau Claire County

1 day ago
Chippewa Falls man accused of threatening judge

A Chippewa Falls area man is accused of threatening to physically harm a judge.

1 day ago
Police: Pot shipped to Eau Claire home

Two Eau Claire residents are accused of trying to have more than 5 pounds of marijuana shipped to one of their homes.

1 day ago
Big Falls County Park wading area reopened

The Eau Claire County Parks and Forest Department says the wading area at Big Falls County Park in the town of Seymour is again open.

2 days ago
Autopsy: Eau Claire angler’s drowning likely accidental

The findings of a forensic autopsy are leading Eau Claire police to believe a 47-year-old fisherman died of accidental drowning, Detective Lt. Derek Thomas said Wednesday.

2 days ago
Winds, lightning cause damage in Eau Claire area

Winds that swept through the Chippewa Valley on Wednesday caused damage in some areas, including at 2316 John St. on Eau Claire’s south side, where a pine tree

2 days ago
Eau Claire woman gets jail for her fifth OWI

An Eau Claire woman will spend six months in jail for her fifth drunken driving conviction since 2009.

2 days ago