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Menomonie pilot flies around the world in experimental aircraft
MENOMONIE — After 25 years of being a pilot, Kerry McCauley of Menomonie finally marked off the last section of a model globe he keeps at home showing he has flown around the entire world.
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Amateur baseball: Pitching staff’s ability to hit encapsulates Eau Claire 19U Legion's depth and versatility
On July 8, hard throwing lefty Tanner Halvorson threw a one-hitter against the state’s then-top-ranked 19U American Legion team in the Madison Impact. That led Eau Claire Pizza Hut Post 53 to an 8-0 victory.
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Greater involvement would improve political process
Editor’s note: This piece was written early Monday by Eau Claire resident Andrew Werthmann, a Wisconsin representative on the Democratic National Committee. Werthmann is writing daily blogs this week from the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
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Fun-raising: Donations totaling $17,000 pay to replace outdated playground equipment
CHIPPEWA FALLS — When Chippewa Falls parks director Dick Hebert recently completed a survey of all 14 parks in the city, he determined that three pieces of playground equipment were outdated and needed to be replaced.
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Around Town Briefs 7/24/16

OPEN HOUSE: The Schlegelmilch House at the corner of Lake and Farwell streets in downtown Eau Claire will have an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6. …

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Bachelor's Degrees 7/24/16

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

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Dean's List 7/24/16

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

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Dean's List 7/23/16

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

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Bachelor's Degrees 7/23/16

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

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Man gets prison for assault

BLACK RIVER FALLS — A 44-year-old Black River Falls man convicted of sexually assaulting a woman in an alley in 2014 was sentenced Friday in Jackson County Court…

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Vintage Baseball festival Saturday

MENOMONIE -- The Menomonie Blue Caps, a vintage baseball team, will host its first vintage baseball festival on Saturday  at Phelan Park in south Menomonie . The event…

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Police: Fight started over Packers argument

An Eau Claire man is accused of punching his roommate over an argument concerning the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings.

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Classic car show set for Wednesday

The Indianhead Old Car Club, the Chippewa Valley Model A's and the Badger Wheels Studebaker Club invite all owners of vintage automobiles and trucks to a special exhibition…

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Man gets prison for trying to sell meth

An Eau Claire man will spend five years in prison for trying to sell methamphetamine to an undercover police informant.

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Eau Claire call center readies for seasonal rush

An Eau Claire call center will hire 600 more employees for the upcoming holiday buying season.

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Business Registrations 7/24/16

The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed from May 13 to June 9.

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Briefcase 7/24/16

Marten posts gains despite cheap fuel

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Business Registrations 7/23/16

The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed from May 13 to June 9.

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Local meat gets prime spot at fair

MADISON — Two west central Wisconsin meat markets won awards in a contest where more than 150 entries vied for recognition and a spot in an auction next month at the…

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