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Leinenkugel to accept White House job

Jake Leinenkugel, former president of Leinenkugel’s Brewing Company, is set to accept a job in President Donald Trump’s administration.

7 hrs ago
Close again: Packers need to find way to take next step with Rodgers still in his prime

GREEN BAY — With Aaron Rodgers in his prime, the Green Bay Packers should always be a contender to get to the Super Bowl.

19 hrs ago
Proposed Altoona Park improvements to be unveiled

Plans to revamp the Lake Altoona County Park include adding eight more pavilions, upgrading the parking lot and installing a splash pad water feature for children, which

6 hrs ago
Speakers reject changes to city advisory commissions

One after another, speakers at Monday’s Eau Claire City Council meeting used different words to give council members the same message: Don’t alter current

19 hrs ago
Proposal changes food stamp program

Gov. Scott Walker announced Monday that parents who receive food stamps must work at least 80 hours a month if his proposed package of welfare changes are approved.

10 hrs ago
Contract extended for EC schools superintendent

Superintendent Mary Ann Hardebeck will continue to lead the Eau Claire school district after the board voted unanimously to extend her contract Monday.

19 hrs ago
Trump  pulls U.S. out of Asia trade deal

WASHINGTON — Charting a new American course abroad, President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership on Monday, using one

19 hrs ago
UW-EC to settle religion lawsuit

A lawsuit filed against UW-Eau Claire officials by two students and a conservative Christian legal group is headed toward a settlement instead of a court battle.

19 hrs ago
Board looking for control over school start date

MENOMONIE — The Menomonie school board Monday unanimously approved a resolution seeking local control to set the school year start date.

19 hrs ago
Jail ordered in stabbing at Phoenix Park

An Eau Claire man will spend at least one month in jail in connection with a stabbing incident last summer in Phoenix Park.

19 hrs ago
3 charged in Dunn County tire slashings

MENOMONIE — Three men have been charged in Dunn County for slashing tires at the Veterans Center of Menomonie, causing more than $4,000 in damage.

19 hrs ago
Dunn County clerk of courts retiring

MENOMONIE — After about 24 years as Dunn County clerk of courts, Clara Minor will step down from the position effective April 7.

19 hrs ago
Probation given to man accused of threatening woman with knife

An Eau Claire man will spend three years on probation after police say he threatened to kill the mother of his child while holding a knife to her neck.

19 hrs ago
Action designed to create parking for Menomonie hotel

MENOMONIE — City Plan Commission members Monday approved a certified survey map allowing Bremer Bank to divide a parking lot with an eye toward parking for a

19 hrs ago
Fans see Pack hit the ground

Die-hard Packer fans grimly clung to their drinks and to their optimism as they watched their team get manhandled in almost every phase of a game that felt decided by

1 day ago