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Painting of Packers star to be auctioned at Boy Scouts benefit

Derek Carlson loves creating artwork of pro athletes. The Osceola High School art teacher creates a handful of oil paintings each year.

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Baseball: Macks topple Ramblers for Wedemeyer’s 300th victory

It was a special day for Chippewa Falls McDonell.

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Lismore begins welcoming hotel guests

From large glass doors that separate the hotel’s Informalist restaurant from the lobby to a nearby wall of art containing metal and wood to a twisting staircase leading

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Local GOP officials: Party will support Trump

When Texas Sen. Ted Cruz visited Altoona, Rep. Kathy Bernier, R-Lake Hallie, publicly endorsed him for president.

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Caps & Gowns: CVTC student overcomes challenges

Editor’s note: This is one in a series about Chippewa Valley graduates.

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UW-Eau Claire's Singing Statesmen celebrate 50-year tradition of excellence, brotherhood

Alumni of The Singing Statesmen recalled performing in Argentina and Europe, developing internships, and participating in high-profile conventions and events during their

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Johnson draws contrast with Feingold

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson portrayed his campaign against his predecessor, Russ Feingold, as a tale of two very different senators.

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La Crosse group to study Sculpture Tour Eau Claire

Considering an art tour in their city, members of the La Crosse Arts Board plan to hop in the car next month for a road trip north to see the sixth installation of Sculpture

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Police: Man fired bowling balls, pins from cannon, endangering safety

HUDSON — A 65-year-old rural Spring Valley man accused of damaging a barn and possibly killing a horse by firing bowling balls and pins from a cannon during a July

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Highly anticipated The Lismore hotel opens in downtown Eau Claire

From large glass doors that separate the hotel’s Informalist restaurant from the lobby to a nearby lengthy wall of art containing metal and wood to a twisting staircase

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Parking space crunch emerges in downtown EC

When John Killey gathered with about 100 people to watch a movie Saturday in downtown Eau Claire, the last thought on his mind was getting a parking ticket.

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UW-EC jazz ensembles, guest artist to pay homage to Ol’ Blue Eyes in concert

The familiar opening notes of Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York” filled the room Tuesday afternoon as the musicians tapped their toes along with the

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County wants option to raise jailers’ status

Eau Claire County leaders want the option to give civilian officers in the local jail the same types of benefits that sheriff’s deputies and state prison guards get.

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Hunt to run for 67th Assembly seat

CHIPPEWA FALLS — Former Chippewa County finance manager Dennis Hunt announced his candidacy for the 67th Assembly District on Tuesday, saying he is running as a

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Chippewa Falls council approves $3.8M in bids for fire station

CHIPPEWA FALLS — The Chippewa Falls City Council unanimously approved bids totaling $3.8 million Tuesday to construct the new fire station in the city’s

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