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A popular Eau Claire brunch restaurant and coffee shop is now under the ownership of a trio of local investors who frequented those businesses.

CHIPPEWA FALLS — Nate Liedl wants everyone to remember his 6-month-old son, Jaxon Hunter, as a happy, bubbly infant rather than the image of a child who was horrifically killed after a 10-year-old girl reportedly stomped on him, causing his death.

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Altoona city officials are searching for a new police chief after the man currently in that position won election last week to the state Assembly.

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LOS ANGELES — Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in Marvel superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died Monday. He was 95.

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Thousands walked around the Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center on Sunday afternoon, chatting, shopping, eating and enjoying performances as they celebrated the Hmong new year.

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PARIS — World leaders with the power to make war but a duty to preserve peace solemnly marked the end of World War I’s slaughter 100 years ago at commemorations Sunday that drove home the message “never again” but also exposed the globe’s new political fault lines.

EATING LOCAL: A program about “eating local” will be featured at the Eau Claire Area Master Gardener Volunteers meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, at the Eau Claire County UW-Extension office, 227 First St. West, Altoona.

When the curtains open for the first community theater production on Friday in Pablo Center at the Confluence’s RCU Theatre, it’s going to be for a show unlike anything the Eau Claire Children’s Theatre’s typical audience has seen.

Yellow signs directed shoppers through a maze of vendors Saturday as they wandered the halls of Eau Claire’s First Congregational Church of Christ.

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AUGUSTA — In his 22 years as Augusta police chief, Philo Nelson Kelley “Pinky” Englesby was known around town for his compassionate, thoughtful, effective policing.

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Northwestern Wisconsin’s two congressmen expressed cautious optimism after Tuesday’s elections that the federal government will be able to make progress in a new era of shared power between Democrats and Republicans, but regional political analysts were more pessimistic.

CHIPPEWA FALLS — Hundreds of headlights lit the dark night as one vehicle after another followed in orderly lines before finding parking places in the Halmstad Elementary School parking lot on Chippewa Falls’ south side.

A 10 percent sewage fee increase proposed for Jan. 1 will add $24 over the course of next year to utility bills for the average Eau Claire home.

UW-STOUT SPEAKER: The Reminiscence Speaker Series at UW-Stout is returning and will be held at a new venue.

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Roger Chelberg said it was a rare treat to get to sit down for lunch Friday with his five-year-old grandson, Colin McCarthy. His other grandchildren, nine-year-old Mason and eight-year-old Ava, would be joining them soon.

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PARADISE, Calif. — A fierce wildfire in Northern California incinerated most of a town of about 30,000 people with flames that moved so fast there was nothing firefighters could do, authorities said Friday. Nine people died in what quickly grew into the state’s most destructive fire in at le…

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Seeing the gate for Eau Claire’s newest dog park, Emma, a 1-year-old cream-colored golden retriever, pulled her owner, Paul Del Torto, across Sundet Neighborhood Park.