CHIPPEWA GRANTS: The Community Foundation of Chippewa County’s 2019-20 grant cycle opens Friday.
The following students from west-central Wisconsin have earned bachelor’s degrees:
The following students from west-central Wisconsin have been named to the dean’s list:
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Theatergoers who are hoping for shows that will make them laugh, cry, stand in awe or all of the above will have myriad options in the months to come.
MENOMONIE — When UW-Stout’s University Housing replaced 900 twin mattresses in residence halls this month, all of them ended up being repurposed.
Getting behind the wheel of a school bus was a good fit for Dodi Johnson, dispatcher at Chippewa Yellow Bus Co. in Chippewa Falls.
A Minneapolis woman was fined $518 for a drug conviction from a prostitution-related case in Eau Claire.
The Eau Claire County board of supervisors at its meeting Tuesday approved the transfer of $240,000 from the sixth courtroom capital account to fund the design and construction of office space at the District Attorney’s office at a cost of $172,000 and for special assessments payable to the …
BARRON — The Barron County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a 10-month-old infant on Tuesday.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — An Eau Claire man who crashed his motorcycle in the town of Howard in July 2018 has been convicted of his fifth drunk-driving offense.
The former treasurer of the Eau Claire firefighters union accused of stealing more than $18,000 in union funds has pleaded guilty.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — The man accused of robbing a Lake Hallie bank on July 15 is seeking a reduction of his $100,000 cash bond.
An Exeland man has been charged with 10 counts of possessing child pornography after his computer got flagged by a cyber tip.
ATLANTA — Justin Thomas has a two-shot lead, and the Tour Championship hasn’t even started.
In a moment of honesty, Kayden Lyles said he doesn’t feel like he used a major opportunity to the fullest.
MADISON — Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus returned to practice Wednesday, though he is not eligible to play in games yet at least in part because he lacks credits after he was expelled this spring amid sexual assault allegations.
BLACK RIVER FALLS — Two people were arrested Wednesday after the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office’s emergency response team served a search warrant at a home in Black River Falls.
MADISON — Jonathan Taylor is one of the best running backs in college football.
The Eau Claire County board of supervisors at its meeting Tuesday approved a change of venue for the Veteran’s Tribute Trail and Park and received information about past and future budgets.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A $6 million project planned for the Lake Wissota Business Park in Chippewa Falls took a major step forward Tuesday.
Building projects at several Chippewa Falls schools are nearing completion, with finishing work slated for the final weeks before classes begin.
Wisconsin saw progress in its campaign against painkiller abuse as opioid-overdose deaths fell last year, but a gathering Tuesday in Eau Claire emphasized ways to continue addressing the drug epidemic.
The State Patrol will use aircraft to watch for speeding, tailgating or other dangerous driving today along Interstate 94 in Eau Claire County.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — As Haleigh Ortmeier-Clarke looked out at a field of industrial hemp in Chippewa Falls on Tuesday, she was impressed with how evenly the crop has grown.
ST. LOUIS — Dexter Fowler was focused more on his team getting a win rather than his own production.
An Altoona man will spend one year in prison for stealing a woman's wallet following an altercation.
A Chippewa Falls man will spend four years in prison for violating conditions of his probation stemming from a 2017 felony conviction.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Ladysmith man has been charged with his fifth drunken-driving offense after he reportedly crashed his car with a four-year-old child in his vehicle.
Matthew Makela of Eau Claire is a kindhearted 4-year-old who tucks in 20 stuffed animals nightly and gives his younger sister, Emily Makela, a kiss, hug and farewell message of “Bye, little girl” at day care drop-off daily. He also loves animals and playing outside.
CHIPPEWA FALLS − David Peterson might not be the typical addiction and recovery nurse.
Two of three men accused of sexually assaulting a UW-Eau Claire student in March at an Eau Claire apartment have the opportunity to avoid a criminal conviction.
15 inductees to join Memorial Athletic Hall of Fame
A Knapp woman was injured Sunday evening in an ATV crash in Pierce County, authorities said Tuesday.
A $10,000 cash bail was set Tuesday for an Eau Claire man accused of threatening to shoot up his workplace, the Menards Distribution Center.
This year’s Indian relay races have been canceled. The event, which would have been the first of its kind in the Eau Claire region, will be pushed back to next year.
This year, we want to hear your opinion.
The message was put out loud and clear from UW-Eau Claire football at its annual media day Monday. The Blugolds aren’t looking to dwell on the past.
An Eau Claire fundraising company with offices on the city's northwest side is facing citations from the U.S. Department of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHA) violations.
A new leader will take the reins at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Greater Chippewa Valley starting next month.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A new breathalyzer machine in the lobby of the Chippewa County Jail will be a time-saver for corrections workers, and the high-tech equipment comes at no cost to the sheriff’s department.
The identity of a 14-year-old boy killed on Friday afternoon by a falling tree in Barron County has been released by authorities.
The Eau Claire school district will lease, rather than buy, new iPads and Chromebook laptops for some grades and schools, in a plan district officials say will help ease possible strain in the 2019-20 budget.
A Somerset area business owner has announced her bid for Wisconsin's 10th Senate District seat, which is up for election in November 2020.
About 50 people gathered Monday afternoon at Chippewa Valley Technical College to voice support and opposition toward potential changes to livestock siting rules in Wisconsin.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dakota Hudson and two relievers combined on a one-hitter, and Paul DeJong homered to lead the St. Louis Cardinals over the Milwaukee Brewers 3-0 Monday night in a series opener between NL Central contenders.
The recipes I share are inspired most by what is seasonal and the holidays on the calendar. Summer of course means garden-fresh produce is abundant. Fall means apples, squash and heartier comfort foods are making an appearance. Holiday meals are not far behind.
MENOMONIE — After five months of preparation, Patrick Guilfoile moved into his new office at UW-Stout Monday.
Even with bipartisan support, bills to combat high prescription drug prices will need President Donald Trump’s help to get past a roadblock in the Senate, a U.S. congressman said Monday.
Statewide home sales rebounded last month after slowing down in June, but still remain behind 2018’s pace.