Football: North's LaRock throws five for TDs, Lanners catches four
Eau Claire North just needed to get its hands on the ball again.
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Bye, bye bridge: Water Street bridge closing Sept. 8 for yearlong replacement
More than 70 years after its predecessor buckled and eventually collapsed, the Water Street bridge is coming down.
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Memorial grads endure grueling bike race
After hundreds of miles of peddling a bike through the rolling hills of eastern France on only a few hours of sleep, Mike Hoch was on the verge of falling asleep on his bike.
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Prep football: Macks bring heat defensively in big win
CHIPPEWA FALLS — By making the switch to man coverage, Joe Salter’s primary goal was to get the Chippewa Falls McDonell defense to play more physical.
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local news
CVTC Scholarships 8/29/15

SCHOLARSHIPS: Chippewa Valley Technical College students received 269 scholarships totaling more than $144,000 recently when the CVTC Foundation hosted its annual Scholarship…

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Bachelor's Degrees 8/29/15

The following students from west-central Wisconsin have earned bachelor’s degrees:

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Advanced Degrees 8/29/15

The following students from west-central Wisconsin have earned advanced degrees:

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Dean's List 8/29/15

The following students from west-central Wisconsin have been named to the dean’s list:

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Around Town Briefs 8/29/15

BIRDIES FOR BOB’S HOUSE:Registration is open for Birdie’s for Bob’s House, a golf outing Bob’s House for Dogs, a foster and adoption center for…

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St. Croix County wind farm proposal returned to PSC

HUDSON — A St. Croix County judge on Wednesday sent the controversial $250 million Highland Wind Farm proposal back to the state Public Service Commission for further…

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Jackson County shed fire
Shed a total loss after fire in Jackson County

BLACK RIVER FALLS — A shed was completely destroyed by a fire in Jackson County earlier this week.

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Chippewa Falls man sentenced for drug convictions

CHIPPEWA FALLS — A 20-year-old Chippewa Falls man will serve one year in jail after pleading guilty Friday to possessing amphetamines and fraudulently obtaining…

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Police: Woman arrested after shooting herself

Eau Claire police arrested a 21-year-old woman early Tuesday morning on a preliminary charge of being armed while intoxicated.

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South Barstow Street to reopen by Sept. 19

A one-block section of a downtown Eau Claire street that has been under construction for part of the summer is scheduled to reopen next month.

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Buzz spreading as grocery store opening nears in Altoona development

ALTOONA — Throngs of people already have tried to get in the store to shop, and drivers have tried in vain to pump fuel at its newly built gas station.

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Audi challenges Tesla’s Model X with luxury electric SUV

Audi plans to challenge Telsa’s dominance of the luxury electric vehicle market when it introduces a sport-utility vehicle at the Frankfurt, Germany, auto show next…

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Hackers appear to leak information on over 30 million Ashley Madison users

LONDON — Hackers appear to have made good on a threat to leak information on over 30 million users of, a hook-up site geared toward cheating spouses. …

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Earns Target
Target is getting its groove back: Turnaround takes hold

NEW YORK (AP) — Target is on its way back.

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Grantland’s Simmons joins HBO

Former ESPN commentator Bill Simmons has landed at HBO.

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