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MLK Jr.’s lessons: Ceremony is reminder of how King's message resonates still today

Martin Luther King Jr. is best known for his struggle for racial equality, but some of his other battles also teach lessons that speakers at a Monday evening ceremony in Eau…

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Husband-wife coaching duo has Thunder playing well

Editor’s note: A version of this story previously appeared in Buckshot The Magazine, a free Leader-Telegram publication available throughout the Chippewa Valley. …

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Rice Lake police: Man killed in apartment blast set of bomb

A 44-year-old man who followed through with his threat to explode a bomb in a Rice Lake apartment complex late Sunday was killed in the blast, according to Rice Lake police…

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Local volunteers provide service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. once famously said anyone can be great because everyone can serve, and a group of locals celebrated King’s legacy by acting on that belief.

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local briefs
Punch Brothers, Greensky Bluegrass and more to perform at Blue Ox Music Festival

The lineup for the 2017 Blue Ox Music Festival features Punch Brothers, Greensky Bluegrass, Drive-By Truckers, Railroad Earth and more, the festival announced Tuesday.  …

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Eau Claire, Altoona, Fall Creek schools closed today

As Monday night’s precipitation made roads icy, area schools began announcing they’d be closed today.

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Plum City man hurt in snowmobile crash

ELLSWORTH — A Plum City man was injured Sunday in a snowmobile accident in the Pierce County town of Union.

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Man gets prison for burglarizing home

An Eau Claire man will spend three years in prison for burglarizing an Eau Claire residence.

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Police Report 1/17/17


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local business
Business Registrations 1/15/17

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

2 days ago
Briefcase 1/15/17

Governor seeks startup ideas

2 days ago
Building permits 1/15/17

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

2 days ago
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…

3 days ago
Briefcase 1/8/17

Daylong class will give local food truck startup basics

1 week ago