Eau Claire County Found guilty HADT, Branden J., 29, 3223 33rd St., disorderly conduct Feb. 26, one year of probation, $543 fine, ordered not to drink alcohol or enter taverns. SETNER, Lacy L., 37, 636 1/2 Galloway St., possession of methamphetamine Sept. 24, two years of probation, $518 fine, ordered not to drink alcohol, enter taverns or have contact with known drug dealers or users. KMIECIAK, Andrew C., 31, 1706 Virginia Lane, operating with a prohibited blood alcohol content, second
Notices of government meetings and special community events should be submitted to: Leader-Telegram, P.O. Box 570, Eau Claire, WI 54702. Email: email@example.com. Government Eau Claire City Council legislative session, 4 p.m. Tuesday, council chamber, City Hall, 203 S. Farwell St. Chippewa Falls school board, 7 p.m. Tuesday (6 p.m. executive session), Administration Building, 1130 Miles St. Altoona school board special meeting, 9 a.m. Wednesday, District Office, 1903 Bartlett Ave.
SONS OF NORWAY: Sons of Norway, Loven Lodge 29, will meet at 1:30 p.m. today at the L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St. JoAnn Parks of Cadott, a retired graphic information systems project manager, will talk about her trip to Norway last summer. Parks visited Hammerfest, Lindenese, Bergen, Oslo, Stavanger and Saegrov. She will show slides of her trip. The public is welcome and lunch will be served. • • • POTLUCK AND FOLK DANCE: A potluck and international folk
Editor’s note: Astronomy Update is published on the third Saturday of the month, is provided by the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society, and is compiled by Lauren Likkel of the UW-Eau Claire department of physics and astronomy. Galileo’s use of a telescope to observe the heavens at the beginning of the seventeenth century revolutionized our understanding of nature. For the first time, we could observe craters on the Moon, the phases of Venus and the moons of Jupiter.
A 32-year-old Eau Claire man was cited for disorderly conduct after local law enforcement and fire officials responded Jan. 13 to reports of several explosions in the town of Washington. According to the Eau Claire County sheriff’s office: At about 9:27 p.m. Jan. 13, Township Fire Department was dispatched to the area of Highway 93 and Deerfield Road after a caller reported he had heard two explosions that shook his house. He later added he could see what he believed to be smoke in the
Authorities arrested two people Thursday who possessed 290 pounds of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, three guns and two stun guns, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol. Arrests of Joel J. Harding, 32, of Tomahawk, and Valerie A. Flores, 25, of Wausau, occurred after two separate chases that originated near Osseo. Harding and Flores are in the Trempealeau County Jail in Whitehall. They face charges including eluding an officer, possession with intent to deliver marijuana and possession
Notices of government meetings and special community events should be submitted to: Leader-Telegram, P.O. Box 570, Eau Claire, WI 54702. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Government Menomonie school board, 5:30 p.m. Monday, District Office, 215 Pine Ave. Eau Claire City Council public hearing, 7 p.m. Monday, council chamber, City Hall, 203 S. Farwell St. Eau Claire school board, 7 p.m. Monday, Administration Building, 500 Main St.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — The Chippewa Falls Police Department has reached its fundraising goal to create a K9 officer position, as donations have now topped $100,000. The fundraising for the dog officially launched in October with a goal of reaching $92,000, which would cover the cost for buying the animal, a special cage for the squad car, training and other expenses. The City Council has agreed to cover the estimated $10,000 annual expenses, which includes food, veterinary bills and
NEW RICHMOND — A 4-year-old child died Monday in a fire that started from an unattended candle in the St. Croix County town of Richmond. Jacetin L. Campeau died from probable carbon monoxide poisoning due to smoke inhalation, according to the provisional report of the county medical examiner’s office. Campeau had been trapped in the Margaret Street house, which caught fire at about 3 p.m. Neighbors, family members and first responders attempted to rescue the child, but the
ARCADIA — Ashley Furniture Industries is donating more than 4,700 mattresses to victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, the company announced Wednesday. The Ashley-based furniture company estimates the value of the mattresses to be $1 million. “The images from Hurricane Maria were devastating to see. Our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with the victims as they rebuild their communities,” Todd Wanek, president and CEO of Ashley, said in a news release. Deliveries of