Second Eau Claire resident wins showcase showdown on 'Price is Right’
Less than a month after an Eau Claire woman won $60,000 in prizes on a December episode of the game show “The Price is Right,” another local woman managed the same feat in the episode that aired Wednesday morning.
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Men's hoops: Martinek scores season-high 21 as Blugolds bounce back to beat Blue Devils
Coming off a loss, the entire UW-Eau Claire roster was a bit ornery.
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Speed limit on Margaret Street in doubt
Motorists driving along Margaret Street in Eau Claire’s East Side Hill neighborhood don’t know how fast they can legally drive on that route since city workers took down speed limit signs there late last fall. 
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Jim Falls woman gets jail for house break-ins during funerals
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Jim Falls woman who broke into several homes and businesses, including at least two when people were gone attending funerals, was sentenced Wednesday to 60 days in jail.
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local briefs
Missing man found safe

Area law enforcement authorities report a man they were seeking who went missing Tuesday has been found safe.

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Somerset couple face child sex, porn charges

HUDSON — A Somerset couple is accused of sexually assaulting children and possessing child pornography over the past five years, according to St. Croix County Court…

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Ladysmith man dies in car-semi crash on U.S. 8

BARRON — A Ladysmith man died Wednesday morning when his car struck a semitrailer truck head-on on U.S. 8 in Barron County.

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Former Eau Claire man guilty in vehicular homicide case

HUDSON — A former Eau Claire man pleaded guilty Wednesday to one of three felonies related to a 2015 fatal traffic crash in Roberts.

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Waiver hearing set in New Richmond girl’s attempted homicide case

HUDSON — A three-day reverse waiver hearing has been scheduled for February for a 15-year-old New Richmond girl accused of trying to kill her brother’s girlfriend…

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local business
Eau Claire indoor amusement park wins Paragon Award

Action City won an award from the Eau Claire Area Economic Development Corp. in recognition of the indoor amusement park’s recent expansion and its impact on the…

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Business Registrations 1/15/17

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

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Briefcase 1/15/17

Governor seeks startup ideas

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Building permits 1/15/17

The following is a list of building permits with the applicants, addresses of the projects and estimated value:

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Menards renames its Eau Claire event center

Menards announced Friday that it has renamed the Menards Conference Center, 5150 Old Mill Plaza. The 53,000-square-foot events facility will now be known as the Chippewa…

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