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Drink not to our health: Eau Claire County next to bottom in binge drinking in state

A new health study ranks Eau Claire County second worst in the state for binge drinking, and local health officials aren’t optimistic the longtime trend will reverse…

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Kapla’s wild ride ends by signing two-year contract with New Jersey Devils

What whirlwind few days it’s been for Eau Claire native Michael Kapla.

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EC band spotlights new tunes, local instruments

Laughter filled the room as members of local rock band FMDown cracked up at an inside joke before a recent band rehearsal.

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Spotlight shines on thwarted crime

Nine days ago, Kyle Roder received a message on his personal cellphone from a caller claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service, telling him he had committed fraud and…

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Court Report 3/30/17

Eau Claire County

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Man gets prison for probation violations

A Mondovi man will spend one year in prison for violating conditions of his probation stemming from a 2014 felony conviction.

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Police: Man stole and totaled friend’s car

An Eau Claire man is accused of stealing and totaling his friend’s car.

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EC men face armed robbery charges

Two Eau Claire men each face two felony charges after police say they were involved in the armed robberies of two Eau Claire businesses. …

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Congressional group calls for clearing bombs in Laos

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wausau, joined a bipartisan group of 18 members of Congress calling for the United States to spend $30 million to remove unexploded…

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local business
Eau Claire unfazed by seasonal jobless trend

Eau Claire improved nine spots to earn the fifth-lowest unemployment rate last month out of Wisconsin’s 32 biggest cities, according to state Department of Workforce…

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CCF Bank will close Dunn County branch in June

Altoona-based bank Citizens Community Federal will close a rural Dunn County branch office in June.

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Business Registrations 3/26/17

The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed in November.

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Briefcase 3/26/17

Local Junior Achievement chapter names 2017 heroes

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Business Registrations 3/25/17

The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed in November.

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