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.
It took four games and 37 minutes, but the Eau Claire North Huskies finally broke through, scoring their first goal of the season Thursday night at home against the Menomonie Mustangs.
Editor’s note: Following is adapted from Steve Betchkal’s book “Walk the Walk, Camp the Camp, Bird the Bird” published in March.
Robbie Weisshaar has had a lot of incredible moments as a UW-Eau Claire student, but nothing can top hearing for the first time a group of professional musicians playing music he composed.
Iowa-based grocery store chain Hy-Vee has signed a purchase agreement for a vacant big box retail store on a major thoroughfare in Eau Claire.
The job of a journalist is no different today than it was 200 years ago, a managing editor of the Washington Post said Thursday.
Eau Claire County leaders are setting their sights on going greener.
Galaudet Gallery is seeking entries from artists for the juried art exhibition titled “Sense of Place: THERE Song of Myself.”
MILWAUKEE — Cody Bellinger hit his 10th home run, Max Muncy also went deep, and Julio Urias struck out a career-high nine and allowed one hit in six strong innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1 Thursday night to extend their winning streak to five games.
The Chippewa River is anticipated to reach minor flood stage Friday afternoon, which will put some segments of recreational trail under water in Eau Claire.
MENOMONIE — Almost a quarter of intoxicated driving stops in Dunn County in 2018 were due to drugged driving, according to the Dunn County sheriff’s office.
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EASTER EGG HUNT: An Easter egg hunt for children from preschool age to the fifth grade will be at 5 p.m. today at Hillview Senior Living, 200 Memorial Drive, Mondovi.
Eau Claire North opens the baseball season with just two returning starters.
The Altoona school district has filled principal openings at the middle and high schools starting July 1.
You can judge jazz trumpeter Chris Botti by the company he keeps — in two senses of the phrase.
Eau Claire is facing a new lawsuit from two groups that have previously challenged the city’s use of a tool intended to spur redevelopment.
An Eau Claire woman is accused of becoming disorderly at a hospital and damaging a $70,000 piece of equipment.
An Eau Claire man will spend two years on probation for receiving thousands of dollars worth of unemployment benefits to which he was not entitled.
An Eau Claire teen is accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl.
Recent rain in the upper Chippewa River watershed has caused elevated river levels in Eau Claire.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Saddled with early foul trouble and faced with an aggressive defensive scheme that kept him in check for the first two quarters, Giannis Antetokounmpo set the tone immediately in the second half.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — Mitch Vanyo sat at the driving simulator, struggling to steer his car, especially with 400 jeering students sitting behind him. Then, he tried to answer a call on his cell phone. The distracted driving inevitably led to a crash.
An upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case is the impetus for a panel discussion, “Implied Consent: Debating the Fourth Amendment and Blood Draws from Motorists Who Become Unconscious,” to be at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in Room 102 of Hibbard Hall at UW-Eau Claire.
State Rep. Jesse James, R-Altoona, will hold three listening sessions today in the 68th Assembly District.
If Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers’ proposed budget for 2019-2021 is passed, a freshman residence hall at UW-Stout may be renovated as soon as 2023.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Cornell man, who is a convicted felon, has been charged with operating a drug house.
Notre Dame Cathedral has significant meaning to French people, and UW-Eau Claire French professor Jessica Miller is relieved the historic church will be rebuilt after the fire Monday.
An Eau Claire man is accused of strangling his girlfriend after an argument and dragging her across the floor.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Chippewa Falls man charged with sexual assault in April 2017 failed to show up for a court appearance Wednesday in Chippewa County Court, so a warrant was issued for his arrest.
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The Green Bay Packers will start and end the season against bitter NFC North rivals.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Chippewa Falls man who was charged with sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl was convicted Wednesday of two counts of child abuse.
MENOMONIE — A flexible packaging concept has two UW-Stout students saying hello to a national award.
MILWAUKEE — Michael Wacha effectively cooled off NL MVP Christian Yelich, and the St. Louis Cardinals finally broke through against the reigning division champs.
Stacy Winsand cited mainly family reasons for stepping down as head basketball coach at Altoona on Wednesday.
State Rep. Jesse James, R-Altoona, will hold three listening sessions on Thursday.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Weyerhaeuser man has been sentenced to six years in prison for a sexual assault that occurred in Chippewa County.
A lawsuit against the City of Eau Claire is coming from a local taxpayers group and a conservative legal organization, according to a news release.
Kennedy Space Center has a way of making you feel small.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — Nobody seemed overly pleased with his results Tuesday afternoon as the Big Rivers’ top golfers battled a damp course and five months of rust at Lake Hallie Golf Club in the first conference tournament of the season.
BLOOMER — It was just a routine pop-up down the first base foul line. Bloomer first basemen Isabella Jenneman was shading over into foul territory to make the catch. Camped under it, the ball hit her glove, then she felt a jolting pain rush through her knee.
Recently elected Eau Claire City Council members were sworn in Tuesday afternoon and chose a new vice president.
Larry Guthrie struggled to describe the joyous reactions he’s seen when he delivers a new bed to a child who needs one.
More than 100 northwestern Wisconsin residents gathered Tuesday night in Eau Claire to give Gov. Tony Evers and his administration a piece of their mind.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich had no idea what to expect from Cardinals hard-throwing prospect Ryan Helsley. It took him six pitches to figure it out.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Menomonie woman has been charged after she reportedly hid drugs in envelopes and mailed them to inmates in the Chippewa County Jail.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — The Chippewa Falls City Council unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday on a $2,395,000 borrowing package, with the money to be used on a variety of road and infrastructure projects. The Council also agreed to borrow $715,000 in promissory notes.