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If funding secured for project, developer hopes arts center can be completed by end of 2016

One of the developers of a proposed arts center in downtown Eau Claire said Thursday that he hopes the $40 million project can be completed as early as the end of 2016 if

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Express rally for three runs in the eighth to pick up their first win of the year

The rally wasn’t pretty. Manager Dale Varsho called it lucky. But after two forgettable days in Thunder Bay, the Eau Claire Express were all smiles after picking up

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Fishing, fun for free

Fishing on Wisconsin’s waterways, hiking at state parks and other outdoors activities on state properties are free next weekend, part of an effort by state officials to

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Xcel seeks rate hikes

Infrastructure needs and renewable investments could fuel a rise in consumers’ energy bills next year.

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Altoona extends reach

A development agreement approved Thursday night by the Altoona City Council will be “good for the city and the Altoona school district,” according to City

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Raises for school staff unlikely

Eau Claire school district staff members shouldn’t look for any raises next school year.   

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Proposed changes to IRIS raising concerns

Adam Wojak is fearful of how proposed changes to a state program for adults with long-term care needs will affect his family. 

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Confluence Project: Arts center funds back in budget

A planned downtown Eau Claire arts center got approval for a $15 million state grant Wednesday from the state government’s budget-writing committee and was further

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Boys tennis: Memorial wins all seven flights, ninth straight sectional title

Sohil Brahmbhatt, playing defensively all match, sensed the end. A trip to state tournament was in reach for the Eau Claire Memorial sophomore.

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Express open their season with new rules governing alcohol on the fan deck

The sights and sounds of Eau Claire Express baseball games return for tonight’s home opener at Carson Park, with city officials hoping to improve perceptions

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An egg-citing exhibit

Local artists have been scrambling to create some egg-ceptional pieces of art for the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library’s upcoming egg-themed egg-stravaganza. 

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Fairchild, Elk Mound help finance Altoona development

An $18.5 million senior health care campus in Altoona is progressing — with financing assistance from the villages of Fairchild and Elk Mound.

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Long, Huskies rally for victory

The Eau Claire North softball team has seen its share of adversity — injuries, close losses and falling behind early have plagued the Huskies all season. So when they

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Man accused of spending thousands with company credit card

An Eau Claire man is accused of racking up thousands of dollars in unauthorized transactions on a company credit card in his first two months of employment.

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Rice Lake man sent to prison for Eau Claire robberies

A 23-year-old Rice Lake man received a three-year prison term for his role in last summer’s armed robberies of three Eau Claire convenience stores.

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