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That Empty Feeling: Local nursing homes close
Hugs and tears abounded Thursday as the last four residents moved out of Fall Creek Valley Care Center.
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State wrestling: Rice Lake’s Schmidt puts last year behind him with berth in title match
MADISON — One year ago, it looked like Rice Lake’s Chase Schmidt was on his way to a semifinal bout. He had scored points against Freedom’s Seth Vosters in the 160-pound bracket before a quick reversal rolled him up. Before he could blink, the whistle had blown to signify he had been pinned. It happened quicker than a hiccup.
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Winter returns: Overnight storm brings us all back to the reality that, yes, we do live in Wisconsin
After a week of unseasonably warm weather for February in Wisconsin, Eau Claire collected almost a foot of wet snow Friday, prompting celebration among sledding enthusiasts and around-the-clock plowing.
18 hrs ago
Market for Menomonie
MENOMONIE — As it nears completion, the Menomonie farmers market pavilion could well stand for a millennium, according to the timber frame director.
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local briefs
Bloomer hires schools superintendent

Brian Misfeldt has been named Bloomer schools superintendent.

18 hrs ago
Chippewa Falls sells fire station

CHIPPEWA FALLS — Chippewa Falls has agreed to sell the old fire station on the south side of the city.

18 hrs ago
Car chase, gunshots lead to charge against stolen truck’s owner

MENOMONIE — Two men drove after a stolen truck and fired gunshots at it in a Wednesday evening chase in rural Dunn County, according to the sheriff’s office. …

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Fall Creek woman accused of neglecting dogs

A Fall Creek woman is accused of neglecting two dogs living at a vacated house.

18 hrs ago
Around Town Briefs 2/25/17

SENIOR CLASSES: L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., is holding seven classes in March and April:

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local business
Renovated hotel snags three DECI awards

Businesses, organizations and individuals received awards on Thursday night in recognition of their contributions to downtown Eau Claire in the past year.

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Cheese company buys Fall Creek factory

Schuman Cheese completed the purchase of a Fall Creek factory on Thursday, making it part of the New Jersey-based company that specializes in hard Italian cheeses.

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Economist: State in best shape in 15 years

Wisconsin’s economy stands in the best place it’s been since the start of the century, according to a state economic expert who visited Eau Claire on Monday. …

5 days ago
Briefcase 2/19/17

Local engineering firm MEP expands ownership ranks 

6 days ago
Business Registrations 2/19/17

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

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