There’s something about Eau Claire’s music scene that sets it apart from other cities.
Visit Eau Claire's new Experience Center was alive with a crafty energy Saturday as participants created lanterns in preparation for the downtown Xcel Energy Lismore Lantern Parade on New Year's Eve.
CHICAGO — Mitchell Trubisky threw for two touchdowns, Eddie Jackson ended Aaron Rodgers’ NFL-record streak without an interception and the Chicago Bears clinched the NFC North with a 24-17 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.
Danya Alnashaf has always dreamed of becoming a mom.
WASHINGTON — With a number of probes moving closer to the Oval Office, President Donald Trump and his attorney unleashed a fresh series of attacks on the investigators, questioning their integrity while categorically ruling out the possibility of a presidential interview with the special counsel.
Shortly before a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died in U.S. custody, her father signed a form stating that his daughter was in good health. But it’s unclear how much the man understood on the form, which was written in English and read to him in Spanish by Border Patrol agents.
Laundry coin boxes robbed
KATOWICE, Poland — Almost 200 nations, including the world’s top greenhouse gas producers, China and the United States, have adopted a set of rules meant to breathe life into the 2015 Paris climate accord by setting out how countries should report their emissions and efforts to reduce them.
Lately I've been thinking about the "local movement" here in Eau Claire.
CLEARWATER, Fla. — Jimmi Symonds, 68, stared down the court at her opponent, slowly turning the orange ball in her hand as she prepared to serve.
MADISON — His voice nearly gone following all-night negotiations, Robin Vos stood on the floor of the Wisconsin Assembly just after sunrise and calmly made the case for legislation aimed at taking power from the incoming Democratic governor.
Nearly 150 people shared their stories in the Leader-Telegram’s annual Holiday Memories essay contest this year.
Life has a funny way of sometimes bringing back something we once thought left our grasps.
Thinking back to family holiday celebrations, many of them involved board games — Trivial Pursuit, Mouse Trap and, of course, Monopoly.
Editor's note: Following is one of five winning entrants in the Leader-Telegram's annual Holiday Memories essay contest. Claire Henneman's essay took first place in the grades 9-12 category. You can read the three other student-winning essays, as well as other essays, in today's Leader-Teleg…
It may be the holiday giving season, but Chippewa Valley charities remain worried about the volume of donations they will receive before the end of the year.
Chippewa Falls school board learning walk, 8 a.m. Tuesday, Hillcrest Elementary School, 1200 Miles St.
Eau Claire City Councilman Terry Weld will run for the council presidency in April’s election, creating a contested race with fellow Councilman Andrew Werthmann.
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The future of the Eau Claire school district’s retiree benefits plan may be decided at Monday’s school board meeting after months of debate.
BLACK RIVER FALLS – A 17-year-old Atlanta man was arrested Thursday after a high-speed chase in Jackson County. Officers located a gun and drugs inside the stolen vehicle.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Minnesota man died in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning in the town of Bloomer.
Editor’s note: Astronomy Update is published on the third Saturday of the month, is provided by the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society and is compiled by Lauren Likkel of the UW-Eau Claire physics and astronomy department.
INDUCTED: Anna Achter of Menomonie is one of 19 Wartburg College students inducted into the Alpha Chi honor society in 2018.
The night sky
ALTOONA — Almost five minutes had gone by on the game clock, and neither team had put the ball through the basket during the run of play.
A judge said Friday that an Eau Claire man with 16 drunken driving convictions needs to go to prison.
Ten Eau Claire County residents required medical transport for potential opioid overdoses in October, the highest total among 18 western Wisconsin counties for that month and a sign of what local officials say is a substantial and growing problem in this part of the state.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — Court hearings for a 10-year-old girl accused of stomping on 6-month-old Jaxon Hunter on Oct. 30, causing his death, will remain open to the public, a judge ruled Friday.
MADISON — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a sweeping package of Republican-written legislation Friday that restricts early voting and weakens the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general, brushing aside complaints that he is enabling a brazen power grab and ignoring the will of voters.
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INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. — When they aren’t identifying record large trees in the forest, Thomas Gable and Austin Homkes’ day job is wolf research, trying to untangle the complex, mostly unknown relationship between wolves and beaver in Voyageurs National Park.
The owner of a former Eau Claire business is accused of stealing more than $18,000 from a California customer.
An Eau Claire man accused of sexually assaulting two girls and a woman will be sentenced March 8.
Eau Claire’s transit system will be part of a UW-Madison study on the possibilities for driverless buses.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A 22-year-old Cornell man — who was recently convicted of another sex assault — was convicted Friday of sexually assaulting a girl in February 2017 when she was 15.
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CHIPPEWA FALLS – Memorial boys hockey is back to .500.
After a pair of 1-0 wins, the Eau Claire Area Stars would be appreciative of a little extra breathing room in its scorelines.
After asking questions, listening to a presentation and looking over multiple drawings and maps, Jerry Wickham was in favor of a proposed boat launch and dog park on the city’s southwest side.
A feasibility report on building a convention center in Eau Claire recommends that a downtown site be considered, though officials have so far been looking to include it with a planned UW-Eau Claire development.
The program director for applied social science at UW-Stout believes Amber Georgakopoulos will be a success at anything that comes her way.
MADISON — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker executed a $28 million deal Thursday to save nearly 400 jobs at a Kimberly-Clark Corp. plant, using powers that his Democratic successor would no longer have under legislation approved last week during a lame-duck session.
WASHINGTON — Senators voted Thursday to recommend that the U.S. end its assistance to Saudi Arabia for the war in Yemen and put the blame for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi squarely on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in a direct challenge to both the longtime Middle East all…
Two Eau Claire men are accused of possessing child pornography.
NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors said this week that at least one unidentified member of Donald Trump’s campaign joined his lawyer Michael Cohen and the publisher of the tabloid National Enquirer, David Pecker, in a 2015 scheme to kill unflattering news stories about the then-candidate as he s…
An Eau Claire man is accused of possessing and sharing child pornography and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl.
Eau Claire City Councilman David Strobel announced Thursday morning that he will not seek election to a third term in April.