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Express season preview: Varsho hopes incoming players are ready to work
Dale Varsho likes the talent coming to the Eau Claire Express this year. He usually does. But the man who’s managed more Northwoods Leagues games than anybody knows that a player’s success in a collegiate summer league requires more than skill.
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Woman keeps flags in flying condition
CADOTT — Several thoughts strike Joyce Stanek when she looks at the scores of flags flying at the Wisconsin Veterans Tribute in Cadott.
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Parade route changed
A new parade route and different location for the symbolic tossing of the wreath into the Chippewa River are among changes for Monday’s Memorial Day ceremonies in Eau Claire.
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Area veteran celebrated
GLENWOOD CITY — When Ellen Ainsworth signed a friend’s Glenwood City High School 1937 yearbook, she promised that when he played varsity sports, she would attend his games. 
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Marriage Licenses 5/24/15

Eau Claire County

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Christina Benning bio

Favorite band: The 1975, a British indie-rock band.

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McDonell Central Graduation Details

Graduation: 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 1.

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MacKenzie Caron bio

Favorite band: Ray Charles

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Regis Graduation Details

Graduation: 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 3.

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Taco John’s closes on Water Street

After more than 30 years of operation, Taco John’s on Water Street has closed its doors.

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Biologist presenting city of Eau Claire deer survey

A biologist hired to develop an urban deer management plan for the city of Eau Claire will make a presentation Wednesday night about his initial findings.

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Rural Cadott man charged with assault of girl

A rural Cadott man is accused of having repeated sexual contact with a girl beginning when she was 13 years old.

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Court Report 5/22/15

Dunn County

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Police Report 5/22/15

City of Menomonie

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Geothermal fuels local company

A business that began in a garage in 2002 has grown to 43 employees in Eau Claire and 77 companywide.

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State visitor spending up

MADISON — For the first time in four years, every Wisconsin county had a rise in visitor spending in 2014, the state’s Department of Tourism said Friday.

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Local Revenue

Visitors last year contributed $346.2 million to Eau Claire County’s economy, an 8.2 percent increase compared with 2013.

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Business Registrations 4/28/15

The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed from Feb. 20 to March 19.

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Business Briefs 4/28/15

Sports network suing Verizon

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opinions
It Seems to Me: Marcus Fay: War hero, champion of Putnam Park

The next time you stroll through Putnam Drive’s abundant flora and fauna, pause for a moment and remember an Iowa native who became a lifelong Eau Claire citizen.…

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Memorial Day not like any other ‘holiday’

It’s easy these days to turn just about any topic into a political debate.

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From Our Files 5/24/15

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Appreciate our city’s trail system

Editor's note: The Saturday “Thumbs Up-Thumbs Down” editorial offers opinions on highs and lows in the news this week.

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From Our Files 5/23/15

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