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Life story: Litchfield the driving force behind dealership

For decades Don Litchfield sold used cars from a white building on East Clairemont Avenue, just west of the intersection of U.S. 12 and 53.

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Boys hoops: Huskies get some payback on Abes, clinch share of BRC

Eau Claire North left no doubt in getting its revenge on city rival Memorial.

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Professor speaks on rise of ‘fake news’

MENOMONIE — The public needs to become more vigilant and discerning when it comes across “fake news” stories on the internet, said a University of Minnesota

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Fatal stabbing probe continues

The Glenwood City man who reportedly killed his mother at her rural Hudson residence over the weekend fired about 20 shots at police during a 50-mile chase that ended with

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Altoona sports complex plan advances

ALTOONA — The Altoona school board passed a resolution Monday to start a fundraising campaign for a sports complex renovation but postponed voting on whether to

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Self-defense claimed in fatal shooting of brother-in-law

MENOMONIE — The defense lawyer for a rural Menomonie man says his client acted in self-defense when he shot his brother-in-law on Dec.  2.

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CF school district hires consultant to gauge public support

CHIPPEWA FALLS — The Chippewa Falls school board has hired a consulting firm to help examine the next step after the public rejected two referendums totaling $159

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Menomonie council ponders allowing dogs in parks

MENOMONIE — The Menomonie City Council is pondering allowing pooches in city parks.

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2 fires displace 10 but hurt no one

Ten people were displaced, but none injured, as a result of two blazes early Sunday in northwestern Wisconsin.

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Red-hot Mounders clicking on all cylinders entering WIAA Division 3 playoffs

ELK MOUND — The traps come quickly and aggressively. The rotations happen in a flash. Fouls and botched assignments are rare. Steals and transition layups are common.

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Board’s action steers students toward North

The Eau Claire school board passed a resolution Monday to send open enrolling high school students to North High School as a way to make enrollment between the schools more

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Woman stabbed, man shoots self

HUDSON — The suspect in the killing of his mother in St. Croix County killed himself in his vehicle early Sunday morning following a chase that covered more than 50

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Gimme 5: Iditarod provides learning experience for kids

Editor’s note: Gimme 5 is a five-question interview on a topic of local interest.

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UW-Stout professor’s book traces history of digital games

MENOMONIE — Video games, played via television screens, smartphones and computers, are ubiquitous today. They have become so mainstream that UW-Stout and other

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UW-EC stages ‘Sweeney Todd’

If Kenneth Pereira had to sum up the musical “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” in two words, he’d choose “obsession”

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