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Reaching out: With suicide numbers on a sharp rise in the Chippewa Valley, a grant to help combat that deadly trend is welcome news

Suicides typically don’t garner significant attention beyond families and friends of people who take their lives. But as that number has spiraled upward in Eau Claire…

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Prep football: Elk Mound tops Bloomer in one-score affair

ELK MOUND — It probably isn’t exactly how coach Dave Lew envisioned it at the beginning of the year.

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Bridge reopening brings relief

CHIPPEWA FALLS — After a long five-month construction season, the new Highway X bridge opened Friday afternoon to the relief of business owners who felt stranded by the…

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Prep football: Ramblers put Unity away early

Eau Claire Regis put on a first-half performance that might have given the Green Bay Packers a tough go.

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local briefs
Local briefs 10/22/16

Teen dies Friday in one-vehicle crash

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Frac mining talk will be on Oct. 29 in Menomonie

MENOMONIE — A program on the social impacts of frac sand mining is from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Veterans Center of Menomonie, E4710 Highway BB, north…

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Panel will discuss P.C. language use on Thursday in Eau Claire

The Chippewa Valley chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is hosting a panel discussion on “Political Correctness: Language Use and Racism” at 7:30 p.m.…

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Court Report 10/21/16

Barron County

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Federal disaster declared in 10 western Wisconsin counties

MADISON — The federal government has declared a federal disaster in 10 western Wisconsin counties hit by torrential rains in September.

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local business
Business Expo: Annual chamber event features 160 booths, job fair, seminars

Recruiters will be scouting local talent Tuesday at the Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center, but the players they’re looking for will be in business casual, not jerseys. …

6 days ago
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Briefcase 10/16/16

Agency advises firms to bolster cybersecurity

6 days ago
Business Registrations 10/16/16

The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed from Aug. 1 to 31.

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Building Permits 10/15/16

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

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Foreclosure crisis gets final ‘nail in coffin,’ statistics firm says

The level of property foreclosures in the U.S. has sunk below levels seen before the mid-2000s housing bubble and economic recession, according to a firm that tracks housing…

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