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Track sectionals: Two Regis freshmen, both new to the sport, punch tickets to state

COLFAX — Bria Thalacker was in need of a spring sport and started track as an eighth-grader last school year. Ellie Matson watched how much fun her sister, Tori, had on

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Cash bail set in porn video case

A $1,500 cash bail was set Thursday for the woman accused of making pornographic videos at various Eau Claire businesses under the name Whitney Wisconsin and selling the

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Woman charged with not feeding baby

An Eau Claire woman is accused of not properly nourishing her 2-month-old baby.

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Farmers pick up the pieces after Barron County tornado

Cory Picknell and his three sons were feeding haylage and getting stalls ready to bring in the cows for milking near Prairie Farm on the evening of May 16 when the western

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17-year-old killed in plane crash sought career as pilot

CHETEK — Owen Knutson dreamed of one day being a commercial pilot, just like his father.

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Knight Life: Outdoorsman bids fond farewell to his fish car

In the trunk of my car was scattered straw left over last spring, now fast on its way to becoming compost.

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Confluence supporters cheer 5 years of progress

Thursday evening’s gathering at the site of the Confluence Arts Center was all about celebration, as backers of the project marked five years since the plan was

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Prep softball: Memorial tops North to win first playoff game since 2007

There were plenty of reasons why Eau Claire Memorial could have pressed in its WIAA Division 1 regional semifinal on Wednesday afternoon.

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Escort service provides covers for Augusta house burglary

An Eau Claire man will spend two years in prison for taking several items, including two guns, from an Augusta man’s home.

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Eau Claire man faces 9th OWI charge

An Eau Claire area man is accused of drunken driving for the ninth time following a single-vehicle crash last week on East Clairemont Avenue.

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Mother accused of exposing her kids to meth

An Eau Claire woman is accused of exposing her three young children to methamphetamine and letting them fend for themselves for food.

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Police: Semi cab stolen, crashed by drunken thief 

MENOMONIE — A 50-year-old Florida man is accused of stealing the cab of a semitrailer truck in St. Paul and crashing it April 29 after fleeing from police while driving

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Teens involved in fatal plane crash identified

The names of the teens involved in the fatal plane crash near Chetek Wednesday evening have been released.

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Phi­lan­thropist’s com­mit­ment to native home shines through $1M match­ing grant chal­lenge after tornado

RICE LAKE — While Rice Lake native and nationally recognized philanthropist Foster Friess left the area years ago, he’s demonstrating a maintained connection to

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Augusta congregation makes hard decision to raze its 156-year-old home

AUGUSTA — It’s what a congregation represents and does, not the building where it meets, that’s most important.

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