Off Beat

recent offbeat stories

Dancing through pain

For longer than she can remember, Carlee Jo Vonderheid has been dealing with medical issues.

1 week ago
State is better off with Bucks

With Wisconsin legislators considering a funding package that would keep the Milwaukee Bucks from leaving the state at the same time I had dear friends visiting from the last

2 weeks ago
Thin Ice: Chippewa County has rich fair history

CHIPPEWA FALLS — As cows are herded and sheep shepherded to the animal barns, and 4-H’ers bearing handmade quilts and homemade jams prepare for judging, and the

3 weeks ago


Chris Vetter
Chippewa News Bureau
Chris Vetter is a reporter in the Leader-Telegram's Chippewa Falls news bureau.… Read More
Christena T. O'Brien
Health / Religion
Christena T. O'Brien is a Leader-Telegram reporter, covering police and general assignment pieces, and section editor,… Read More
Chuck Rupnow
Regional Reporter
Reporter at the Leader-Telegram since 1976, serving as assistant sports editor from 1976-82 and assistant regional… Read More
Dan Lyksett
Online News Editor
Dan Lyksett came to journalism later in life, previously working as a machinist, bartender, card & gift store manager… Read More
Eric Lindquist
Special Projects Editor
Eric Lindquist joined the Leader-Telegram news team as a part-time regional reporter while attending UW-Eau Claire in… Read More
Joe Knight
Joe Knight
County Government / Getting Out [Outdoors] Editor
Joe Knight is an outdoor reporter for the Leader-Telegram.… Read More
Julian Emerson
Assistant Local News Editor
Julian Emerson is the Leader-Telegram’s Assistant Local News Editor. He enjoys uncovering the news behind the news. … Read More
Liam Marlaire
Business Editor
Liam Marlaire is the Leader-Telegram business editor who provides business news and, at times, opinions that don't… Read More
Pamela Powers
Menomonie News Bureau
Pamela Powers is a Leader-Telegram reporter based in Dunn County and covers all types of stories in Menomonie and the… Read More