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Tours of the renovated Eau Claire City Hall turned out to be a hot ticket on July 25, creating a queue of people waiting for their group’s turn to get a sneak peek inside the building.

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A broken downtown Eau Claire park fountain may get replaced next year, but some on the City Council question spending money on an aesthetic amenity in a spot close to a homeless shelter.

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CHIPPEWA FALLS — All the on-duty Chippewa Falls police officers and a few retired ones gathered Wednesday at the Chippewa County Courthouse for a celebration as the newest officer was sworn in to his job.

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For many teenagers, skipping a day of school during their senior year is a rite of passage — thumbing their noses at authority by kicking back with each other instead of going to class.

For many teenagers, skipping a day of school during their senior year is a right of passage — thumbing their noses at authority by kicking back with each other instead of going to class.

In an era when mainstream journalists like myself hear the term “fake news” thrown at our work, it was nice to hear a Washington Post editor confirm the importance of our profession.

MINNEAPOLIS — Even if this truly is goodbye for Elton John as a touring act, it’s hard to imagine the sun going completely down on the music and the piano man.

Leaders demonstrate they can lead during times of adversity. They set an example for those around them by keeping perspective during trying, emotional times.

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There are milestones everyone reaches in their life that can include graduating from high school and college, marriage, having children and grandchildren, buying your first house and retirement.

On Sunday, Feb. 24, my spirits sank as my garage door opened. While I had expected snow, I hadn’t anticipated there would be that much of it.

Editor’s note: Following are two of the blogs posted weekly at LeaderTelegram.com.

We've all seen it. Pedestrians of all ages walking down the sidewalks or across streets with their heads buried in their smart phones, oblivious to their surroundings.

The numbers from the National Association of Sports Officials speak volumes: About 80 percent of young officials quit after just two years and more than 75 percent of high school officials say "adult behavior" is the main reason for getting out.

A veterans tribute trail that will start construction this summer in downtown Eau Claire will include the roles that minority groups and women played in U.S. armed forces.

It was only about three weeks ago when a co-worker and I were discussing how this winter was pretty uneventful and easy to handle.

The Grammy-winning band Bon Iver, fronted by Eau Claire native Justin Vernon, will be visiting the Milwaukee lakefront this summer.

Why throw out something that you might want later when you have seemingly unlimited storage?

I’ve heard many people assert this myth before, but to set the record straight — no, you can’t get arrested for drunken driving while on a bicycle in Wisconsin.