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Altoona skier proves broken leg can't shatter competitive spirit

The American Birkebeiner gives out plenty of awards each year, cash prizes and trophies to the top male and female skiers, honors to age class champions, 10-year plaques and

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State wrestling preview: Cadott trio hopes to add to school’s rich history

CADOTT —  There’s a movement in Cadott. One that has swept through town plenty of times before.

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Schools vote will pay off for city 

The approval in November of a $87.9 million Eau Claire school district referendum should make paying off public infrastructure improvements in downtown Eau Claire

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Brewing Projekt deal hits another snag

The ongoing saga of a proposal to transform a former industrial building into a thriving brewery that could spur surrounding development experienced another bump in the road

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Frightful, funky flicks featured in new Eau Claire film festival

As a new transplant to Wisconsin from Sydney, Australia, Dean Bertram recalls hearing some of the strangest stories and folklore native to the area — horrifying,

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Teen’s attempted murder case may move to juvenile court

HUDSON — Testimony Wednesday indicated the case of a 15-year-old girl accused of trying to kill her brother’s girlfriend last year will be moving to juvenile

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Menomonie brewer crafts Birkie's first-ever official beer

Although the American Birkebeiner cross-country ski race between Cable and Hayward will be shortened Saturday because of the mild weather this week, one aspect of the

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EC's Loomis named a Birkie ambassador

Eau Claire’s Adam Loomis is one of seven elite level U.S. skiers named American Birkebeiner ambassadors for the 2016-17 cross-country ski season.

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Beach Boys headlining Northern Wis. State Fair

CHIPPEWA FALLS — The Beach Boys are coming to Chippewa Falls.

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Rural pawnshop law approved

Eau Claire County adopted regulations for pawnbrokers, secondhand article and secondhand jewelry dealers, but one town has already exempted itself from them.

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Company cited $135K for worker’s death

CHIPPEWA FALLS — Huffcutt Concrete of Lake Hallie is facing a $135,804 fine for the accidental death of worker Otto Kolpien on Aug. 22.

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Man accused of propane torch threat enters plea

MENOMONIE — A 28-year-old man originally accused of holding a propane torch to another man’s face and holding a woman at knife point at a home in the town of

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Prison sentences given for beating, robbery

After repeatedly calling it “a horrible case,” an Eau Claire County judge sent an Eau Claire couple to prison for the beating and robbery of another woman

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Primary turnout low across area

Poll workers around the Chippewa Valley struggled to stay busy Tuesday during a low turnout primary election.

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Prep hockey: Chippewa Falls tops North, sets up sectional final with Memorial

CHIPPEWA FALLS — The game plan was evident. The execution was more so. 

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