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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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UW-Eau Claire student dig into history

When UW-Eau Claire faculty and geography students joined an international research team that located a tunnel prisoners used to escape from the Nazis in Lithuania during the

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Student-faculty display features costumes from UW-Eau Claire show

UW-Eau Claire’s McIntyre Library will host a special event featuring costumes designed by theater professor Amanda Profaizer and her students as part of a week long

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Gimme 5: Officers, athletes team up for charity

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

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Senior center events 3/27/17

Following are events at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St. Call 715-839-4909 for more details.

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Elimination of federal agencies could dim the lights on music and arts scene, museum and library programs

From museum exhibits that teach visitors about Eau Claire’s history to efforts to promote reading among young children to musical performances, the arts have become not

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A place for the pagoda

New York has the Statue of Liberty, San Francisco the Golden Gate Bridge and St. Louis the Gateway Arch.

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Public’s help sought in dog poisoning case

The Lake Hallie Police Department is asking the public to provide information on a person who was responsible for making several dogs sick.

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Menomonie airport plans more hangars

MENOMONIE — Menomonie Municipal Airport needs more space designated for hangars.

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UW-Stout brings the col­or­ful world of Dr. Seuss to life

MENOMONIE — UW-Stout freshman Lois Cassell has a love-hate relationship with playing the villain in the university’s production of “Seussical.”

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Eau Claire County ranks 4th in population growth rate

Eau Claire, St. Croix and Pierce counties were among Wisconsin’s 10 fastest-growing counties from 2015 to 2016, according to new estimates released Thursday by the U.S.

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