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That Empty Feeling: Local nursing homes close

Hugs and tears abounded Thursday as the last four residents moved out of Fall Creek Valley Care Center.

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State wrestling: Rice Lake’s Schmidt puts last year behind him with berth in title match

MADISON — One year ago, it looked like Rice Lake’s Chase Schmidt was on his way to a semifinal bout. He had scored points against Freedom’s Seth Vosters in

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Winter returns: Overnight storm brings us all back to the reality that, yes, we do live in Wisconsin

After a week of unseasonably warm weather for February in Wisconsin, Eau Claire collected almost a foot of wet snow Friday, prompting celebration among sledding enthusiasts

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Market for Menomonie

MENOMONIE — As it nears completion, the Menomonie farmers market pavilion could well stand for a millennium, according to the timber frame director.

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Mutual aid played key role in St. Croix area case

A series of events surrounding the recent murder of a rural Hudson woman has shown the importance of the St. Croix Valley Mutual Aid Group, according to St. Croix County

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State wrestling: Cadott’s Pfeiffer advances to final, rematch with Kauffman

MADISON — Cadott’s James Pfeiffer had been on this stage before.

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Man jailed for robbery, assault

One of two males who police say were involved in the robbery and assault of two juveniles in December at an Eau Claire residence will spend at least six months in jail.

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First defendant gets jail for beating

One of two men accused of severely beating another man outside an Eau Claire hotel last fall will spend one year in jail.

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Leader-Telegram wins 26 statewide news, advertising awards

The Leader-Telegram won 14 news awards and 12 advertising awards Friday night in the Wisconsin Newspaper Association’s 2016 Better Newspaper Contest in Middleton.

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Helmbrecht ruled competent

After listening to conflicting testimony Thursday from a psychiatrist and psychologist, Eau Claire County Judge William Gabler found Shane M. Helmbrecht competent to assist

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State wrestling: Old Abes’ Smith has huge Kohl Center debut, sweeps his way into semis

MADISON — He bounced up quickly and pumped his fist in a swift manner, which was sort of the pace he operated at all afternoon.

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Brewing Projekt move passes

After nearly a year of negotiations that included disagreements, several delayed votes and sometimes heated debate, The Brewing Projekt is headed to a new home.

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EC residents take peek at future Haymarket Plaza plans

Residents at an open house for future Haymarket Plaza designs Thursday night had little to criticize about the gathering space set to open in conjunction with the Confluence

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Of­fi­cial: Skilled work­ers needed to fill jobs

MENOMONIE — A skills gap is evident in Dunn County.

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Work on next phase of Chippewa Riverfront park to begin

CHIPPEWA FALLS — With the capital campaign for the second phase of the Chippewa Riverfront park quickly nearing its goal, Chippewa Falls officials are planning to begin

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