In October, a jury of Dunn County residents will likely have to decide if Ezra McCandless, 21, of Stanley stabbed Alexander L. Woodworth, 24, of Eau Claire in self-defense, or if she intended to kill him without provocation.
Julie Govin said she’s fielded numerous calls to her Menomonie-area farm in recent weeks from people wondering when the strawberry-picking season would begin.
Originally conceived as a major upgrade to seating and audience amenities at Carson Park’s baseball stadium, a project is being scaled back to make repairs to an aging grandstand and replace old metal bleachers.
The Eau Claire Marathon’s newly approved downtown-centered course also will bring earlier race start times and more convenient parking when it returns on May 3, according to event organizers.
A Chippewa Falls man will spend six months in jail for his fifth drunken driving conviction since 2002.
An Eau Claire man will spend two years on probation for pointing a loaded gun at his brother and killing the family cat.
An Eau Claire woman is accused of crashing a truck she stole from a workplace.
A Florida man is accused of sexually assaulting a young girl in Eau Claire County.
A Menomonie man is accused of knowingly giving an Eau Claire teen herpes.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — An Eau Claire man who was sentenced to four years in prison after he gave drugs to a Chippewa Falls man in 2016 — who later died from using them — made an initial court appearance Tuesday on a charge of possessing cocaine with the intent to deliver.
After decades of offering many of the same sports and activities, the Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls YMCAs are now part of the same team.
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Bucks general manager Jon Horst took a break from his busy schedule Monday night to collect the 2018-19 NBA Executive of the Year Award.
Wisconsin Republicans are planning to amend the state’s two-year spending plan to add more prosecutor positions and lower property taxes, moves that could help ensure GOP support as the budget makes its way through the Legislature this week.
MADISON — The death of Racine Police Officer John Hetland on June 17 marked five police officer deaths in Wisconsin in just more than a year, and proposed legislation is geared at taking care of the families of fallen officers.
PARIS — It wasn’t just the fans who were looking forward to a quarterfinal clash between France and the defending champion United States at the Women’s World Cup. Megan Rapinoe clearly was, too.
MADISON (AP) — Wisconsin’s Supreme Court reversed itself Tuesday and allowed the governor to take control of public school policy from the state superintendent, a decision that could translate to a major victory for Republicans if they can defeat Democratic Gov. Tony Evers in three years.
Adams Publishing Group, owner of the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, announced Tuesday that it has acquired another daily newspaper in Wisconsin.
A registered nurse is accused of stealing narcotics while working at two different Eau Claire hospitals.
Five people were injured, two seriously, in a one-vehicle crash Monday night in Jackson County.
Jordan Hagedorn has experienced plenty of firsts since he launched his career as a National Football League agent two years ago. This month brought one of the most rewarding.
A campus food pantry and closet that offer food assistance and professional clothing to UW-Eau Claire students have opened in a new location.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — Boxx Sanitation has acquired ProVyro Waste Services, which will lead to new trash pickup days for many of its customers. However, ProVyro will maintain its contract as the recycling provider for Chippewa Falls.
Imagining a quandary many parents have faced — one kid wants to stay on the monkey bars, but the other urgently has to go to the restroom — Catherine Emmanuelle took a second look at plans for a new building slated for a city park.
A proposal for a downtown pedestrian and bicycle trail along the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers is set to be discussed Wednesday by the Eau Claire Waterways and Parks Commission.
An Altoona man is accused of exposing his four children to methamphetamine.
MENOMONIE — The Menomonie School Board introduced a new policy Monday night aimed at educating the public on their rights to information commonly assumed to be privileged.
A Ladysmith man already accused of sexually assaulting a young girl is now charged with assaulting a 14-year-old girl at an Eau Claire residence.
AUGUSTA — A chef will present a free cooking demonstration on Wednesday evening to show how local, seasonal ingredients can be used in dishes.
A Neillsville man accused of causing a fatal car crash while driving a semi in July 2017 pleaded not guilty in court Monday.
A 41-year-old Barron man was injured Saturday in an all-terrain vehicle crash in Barron County.
RACINE — Newly crowned Miss Wisconsin, Alyssa Bohm of Racine, got used to the spotlight at 2 years old, working as the on-stage assistant for her father who is a professional magician.
Three charities will split more than $27,000 raised on Saturday through Royal Credit Union's Rock the Riverfront featuring the Charity Classic.
SONOMA, Calif. — Matt DiBenedetto drove his way into the NASCAR Cup Series with meager funding and no glossy racing pedigree. He has spent 4 ½ years circling tracks in the back of the pack, attempting to will his underperforming, underfunded cars to unlikely results.
More than $100,000 has been taken from Barron County residents through several scams currently circulating in the area, according to the sheriff's office.
FRIENDSHIP — Authorities have found the body of an 11-year-old boy who had been missing for nearly a week in the Wisconsin River in the Wisconsin Dells.
An open house at mid-day Thursday will offer Eau Claire residents an opportunity to meet with engineers and air opinions on a controversial portion of the nearly mile-long State Street road construction project.
REIMS, France — Spain tested the United States like no other team at the Women’s World Cup.
MADISON (AP) — Liquor store giant Total Wine & More got a total win in Wisconsin on Monday, with the signing of a bill that will allow some liquor stores to sell unlimited quantities of whiskey, gin, brandy and other distilled spirits during a single transaction.
About a third of Wisconsin’s private colleges and universities do not require standardized test scores to gain admission to their institutions, many of which dropped the requirement in recent years.
ELLSWORTH — Two people were injured Saturday in a motorcycle-deer collision in Pierce County.
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It was a day that only a mother could love. It rained, and rained, and rained, and when it stopped raining for a few minutes, those momentary letups quickly turned into downpour again. But even five hours out in that rain didn’t frustrate former UW-Eau Claire golfer Ryan Isaacson, who clinch…
MILWAUKEE — Travis Shaw made the all the difference for Brandon Woodruff.
The trial for a 33-year-old Haugen man accused of causing the death of his 3-month-old daughter has been indefinitely delayed.
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.
In July 2011, Paul Menard stepped out of an electric-yellow race car at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as the winner of the Brickyard 400 NASCAR race.
Editor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram details “priority” violations, defined as state code violations with potential to contribute to food contamination, illness or e…
SONOMA, Calif. — Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch have managed to keep their long-standing rivalry quite friendly during their first season as teammates at Joe Gibbs Racing.
The following students from west-central Wisconsin have been named to the dean’s list: