Over the holidays, I was visiting with my godson and his family at my mother’s home when the topic of children — the number a family has, to be precise — came up. I noted that many farm families years ago had a large number of children who came in handy at chore time. More children meant mor…
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.
New buildings, park features and other public amenities built in Eau Claire tend to overshadow what it takes to maintain what the city already has.
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.
Even though complaints of fireworks use in the city of Eau Claire dropped slightly from 2017 to 2018, Eau Claire police will continue to enforce the zero tolerance policy they enacted last year.
Seven pedalers from Rhinelander continued a 41-year tradition recently of bicycling 200-plus miles every summer to raise money for charity.
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.
Contractors preparing to demolish a vacant west side Eau Claire building in late April found a small metal box in an old walk-in safe and got a bad feeling about it.
At the end of last week, law enforcement agencies from across Chippewa and Eau Claire counties met to discuss providing security for a visit from Vice President Mike Pence.
An adjudicator at the recent Eau Claire Jazz Festival summed up possibly the most important element in creating and performing the arts in almost any form.
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.
Recent controversy surrounding an article that was published by an Oshkosh high school’s student newspaper about the whereabouts of an assistant principal then taken down just an hour later by administration begs the question: How should we be teaching young journalists?
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.
We may have been going to “the happiest place on Earth,” but that wasn’t my attitude when my alarm went off bright and early at 5:45 a.m. that day.
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.
Regardless if an Eau Claire convention center will or won’t be a part of the project, UW-Eau Claire is pressing forward with its plans for a new sports arena and recreation complex.
As the Leader-Telegram’s entertainment reporter, the question I get asked most often is, “So you get to, like, attend all the concerts and shows and everything, right?”