Professor: Grads’ exit costing area money
UW-Eau Claire contributes enormously to the Chippewa Valley economy, but the impact could be significantly greater if the community found a way to keep more students in the region after graduation.
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Boys hockey: Hudson proves why it is ranked first in the state in victory over North
Eau Claire North had furiously worked to get its first goal of the game as Curtis Goodale emerged from a scrum just outside the crease to knock in a rebound a little less than midway through the second period. It cut a two-goal deficit to one against the top-ranked team in Wisconsin.
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Work continues to install new sewer pipes in Eau Claire River
Eau Claire city officials can’t begin installing two new sewer pipes to replace broken ones until at least Dec. 19, but work at the site near Phoenix Park where they were damaged has already started.
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Menomonie tax rate to see slight decrease
MENOMONIE — City of Menomonie taxpayers will get a bit of a break on their property taxes this year.
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local briefs
Chippewa Ice Arena open house today

CHIPPEWA FALLS — The new outdoor ice skating rink, featuring a canopy to protect the surface along with new state-of-the-art boys and girls locker rooms, will be…

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Police investigating gas station robbery

Eau Claire police are continuing to investigate a robbery that occurred Sunday at a gas station at 2802 Third St.

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Man sentenced for child porn

BARRON — A 28-year-old Almena man convicted of possessing child pornography was sentenced Tuesday in Barron County Court to 10 years of probation.

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Rice Lake man sentenced in neglect case

BARRON — A 21-year-old Rice Lake man once charged with a misdemeanor count of impersonating a police officer was instead sentenced Tuesday in Barron County Court to…

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Around Town Briefs 12/8/16

GENEALOGY: The Genealogical Research Society of Eau Claire will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, 400 Eau Claire St. …

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local business
Business Roundup 12/9/16

Shelf system wins Idea Challenge

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Grocery workers strike pact with Gordy’s

Gordy’s Markets agreed to a three-year contract with a union representing local grocery workers at the supermarket on Eau Claire’s west side, 2615 N. Clairemont…

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Briefcase 12/4/16

Idea Challenge will pick grand prize winner on Thursday

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Business Registrations 12/4/16

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

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Building Permits 12/4/16

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

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