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Hunt files more lawsuits against Chippewa County

CHIPPEWA FALLS — Former Chippewa County finance director Dennis Hunt filed two more lawsuits against his former employers Wednesday, claiming several county

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Pepin man dies in head-on crash

ALMA — A Pepin man was killed Wednesday when the pickup truck he was driving collided head-on with a semitrailer truck on Highway 35 in Pierce County.

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One year jail for fifth OWI conviction

CHIPPEWA FALLS — An Eau Claire man was sentenced to one year in jail after pleading guilty Tuesday in Chippewa County Court to his fifth drunken driving offense.

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Stabbing leads to five felony charges

ELLSWORTH — A 26-year-old Ellsworth man who reportedly stabbed a woman in the head Saturday night has been charged in Pierce County Court with five felonies.

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Bond reduced in shooting case

CHIPPEWA FALLS — A man involved in a July 13 shooting incident in Bloomer will be released from jail after his cash bond was reduced Wednesday in Chippewa County

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Lightning strikes apartment building in Chippewa County

CHIPPEWA FALLS — A lightning strike at about 6 p.m. Wednesday is believed to have started a fire in a six-unit apartment building at 13697 92nd Ave., north of Chippewa

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Cadott pharmacy robbery prompts school lockdown

CADOTT — For the second time in four months a Cadott pharmacy has been robbed by an armed mask man.

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Worker pinned between trucks

NEILLSVILLE — A worker at one of the Abbyland plants in Curtiss was injured after becoming pinned between two semitrailer trucks.

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Airport meeting room named for Duax

 A meeting room at Chippewa Valley Regional Airport has been renamed in honor of the late longtime Eau Claire Councilman Dave Duax.

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Festival Roundup 9/3/15

The following festivals and community events are scheduled in west-central Wisconsin. To submit information, email julian.emerson@ecpc.com.

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Dean's List 9/3/15

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

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Around Town Briefs 9/3/15

COMPETITION: The Eau Claire Skaters Association is holding a skateboarding competition and raffle from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Lakeshore Park Skate Plaza.

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Police Report 9/2/15

City of Eau Claire

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Court Report 9/2/15

Dunn County

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Oklahoma woman faces prostitution charge

An Oklahoma woman who police say is traveling the country and providing prostitution services has been arrested in Eau Claire.

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