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Right-side up: Recovery continues as residents rebuild or move on after tornado

CHETEK — Ten weeks after a tornado turned her life and many of her belongings upside down, Shasta Westaby is set to start over this week.

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The last chord: House of Rock ends its long live music run with a very, very loud bang

Saturday may have been the last chance to say goodbye to live music at what many consider to be Eau Claire’s most iconic venue, but local musician Paul Buxton is

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Gillespie allows only one hit in seven innings as Express take care of Loggers

Eau Claire Express manager Dale Varsho has said it multiple times throughout the summer. Drew Gillespie has some of the best stuff on the team. When he puts it all together,

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Twins learn CPR skills that mother knows well after their difficult birth

Before Kris and Tarese Dubiel could take their twin daughters, Alexis and Alison, home from the hospital, the couple had to go through extensive CPR training.

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Dairy gets DNR’s OK to triple herd size

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources approved the manure management permits to clear the way for a nearly 5,000-animal expansion at Cranberry Creek Dairy in the Dunn

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Fleet Farm seeks city approval for store

Eau Claire City Council members are scheduled to decide Tuesday whether a proposed Mills Fleet Farm store will be built just south of the Highway 93/​Interstate 94

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Fighting abuse: New prosecutor takes on domestic, child-involved cases

CHIPPEWA FALLS — Sheila Yohnk said she is looking forward to making a difference by prosecuting child and domestic abuse cases.

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Eau Claire's king of kubb

Shortly after he and his family moved to Eau Claire in 2007, Eric Anderson began introducing people, one by one, to a game that involves strategically tossing wooden dowels

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Crashing Luke’s party at Country Jam USA

Jennie Geurts is counting the minutes today until she gets to meet her favorite country artist — Luke Bryan.

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North graduate Tolan brings home State Amateur title

Matt Tolan didn’t think about where he stood on the leaderboard as he played the front nine at 3-under. When he birdied the 16th hole, he started feeling pretty good.

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Silo gets sunflower makeover

MENOMONIE — A silo mural at a Menomonie farm remembers the past but also looks toward a bright future.

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For this couple, hike they must

When Rob Reid started joining his wife for walks a handful of years ago, he had no idea the hobby would grow into a passion for trail hiking.

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Chippewa Falls vets housing program to stay

A Chippewa Falls program that provides housing for homeless veterans appears likely to continue, but two others in the state are ending later this year due to federal funding

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Claim: ‘Spirits’ caused child's injuries

CHIPPEWA FALLS — A 2-year-old girl in Cadott has suffered several injuries in recent months, from bruising on her cheek to bite marks on her elbow, hip, forearm and leg.

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‘A cool spot’: Area artists will be chosen to dress up new River Prairie Park in Altoona

ALTOONA — As construction at Altoona’s River Prairie development forged ahead Thursday afternoon, a group of sun-drenched artists stood in a loose line on the

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