A body found Thursday near Dells Pond has been identified as U.S. Army veteran Nicholas M. Wagener, 38, of Eau Claire. The Eau Claire Police Department put out a Green Alert on Monday to notify the public about a missing veteran at risk. Wagener was last seen Sept. 5 on the north side of Eau Claire after indicating he was going camping, according to a missing person poster shared by his family. He was reported missing Sept. 11. “The search is over. Although we did not get the outcome we
Several Chippewa Valley Technical College students received scholarships totaling more than $158,000 when the CVTC Foundation hosted its annual Scholarship Awards Reception. Following are some of the area recipients and the names of their scholarships: Menomonie: Kayla Yetter, Linda Weaver-Berdami Memorial Endowment Scholarship; Yia Lee, Eau Claire Evening Lions’ Club-Gordie Berg Memorial Scholarship; Sampson Richter, Cummins Great Lakes Career Endowment Scholarship and Fey Family
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Triniteam Caregivers is looking for volunteers in Eau Claire County to assist the elderly. Tasks include providing rides to medical appointments, helping someone with grocery shopping or visiting someone who is lonely. No long-term commitment is required. For more information, call Triniteam at 715-858-9809. • • • STUDENT ATHLETES: Two area residents are among the UW-Whitewater student-athletes who were named to the 2017-18 Wisconsin Intercollegiate
Eau Claire County Gail L. Chamberlain, 44, Jon M. Chamberlain, 45, both of Eau Claire. Ronald E. Shock, 68, Susan M. Shock, 59, both of Eau Claire. Emily B. Rude, 35, Altoona, Dennis J. Rude, 36, Eau Claire. Byron J. McDonald, 36, Rachael A. McDonald, 33, both of Eau Claire. Cihan Akman, 33, Rockford, Minn., Danielle J. Hannill, 24, Spooner.
The following student from west-central Wisconsin has earned an advanced degree: Wichita State University, Wichita, Kan. Bloomer: Brent Sarauer, master of physician assistant.
MENOMONIE — A Menomonie man was charged in Dunn County Court with child abuse that resulted from “play fighting.” Drew A. Stamper Sr., 33, 308 16th Ave. W., Menomonie, is being charged with physical abuse of a child with intentions to cause bodily harm. According to the criminal complaint, At 7:56 p.m. Aug. 20, an officer was dispatched to Mayo Clinic Health System-Red Cedar in Menomonie for a possible child abuse incident. The officer met with the child who had bruising on
Notices of government meetings and special community events should be sent to: Leader-Telegram, P.O. Box 570, Eau Claire, WI 54702; emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org; or dropped off at the office at 701 S. Farwell St. Government Eau Claire City Council legislative session, 4 p.m. Tuesday, courthouse, 721 Oxford Ave. Altoona City Council, 6 p.m. Thursday, City Hall, 1303 Lynn Ave. Organizations Loyal Order of Moose, progressive bingo, 7 p.m. Thursday (food service from 5 to 8 p.m.),
Festival Foods opened a U.S. Postal Service substation recently inside its store on Eau Claire’s west side and intends to do the same soon at its east side location. The Onalaska-based grocery store chain announced Friday that the postal service desk had opened at its 2615 N. Clairemont Ave. store. The 2717 Birch St. store will add postal services in coming months, a news release from the chain said. “This was something we really wanted to make happen for our Eau Claire guests,
MENOMONIE — A bench warrant was issued for a Menomonie man after he was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a minor and attempting to flee. Robert S. Harris, 24, 1510 4th St. W., Menomonie, is charged in Dunn County Court with attempting to flee or elude an officer, operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a child 16-years-old or younger in the vehicle and possession of drug paraphernalia. According to the criminal complaint: On Aug. 19 at 11:55 p.m., a state
WHITEHALL — Trempealeau County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man who was passed out in his car in a parking lot after using methamphetamine for days. Jonathan D. Standerfer, 42, of Rochester, Minn., was charged with drug paraphernalia possession, resisting an officer and throwing or discharging bodily fluids at public safety workers. Deputies found Standerfer at 9:43 a.m. Thursday slumped over his steering wheel outside a gas station on Main Street in Arcadia, according to a