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SONS OF NORWAY: Sons of Norway, Loven Lodge 29, will meet at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St.

More than 500 incoming freshmen received scholarships from UW-Eau Claire for the 2019-20 school year, with many students receiving multiple awards.

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Rebecca Makkai has won prestigious accolades for “The Great Believers,” her novel chronicling the AIDS epidemic’s early days in 1980s Chicago. But a compliment she has received quietly from particular readers at book signings especially pleases her.

New rental housing developments on Eau Claire’s outskirts and three business expansions are seeking the city government’s approval for their plans.

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Despite steady snow flurries and temperatures in the high 30s, hundreds of students and community residents braved the conditions Saturday morning to take in the UW-Eau Claire homecoming parade along First Avenue.

A Madison woman has the chance to avoid felony convictions for endangering her family by grabbing the steering wheel three times in Eau Claire to try to force their vehicle into the ditch.

Chances are, Mark Schwartz has been someone’s personal hero many times. He has been involved in emergency response services in his hometown of Bloomer since 2009. Now he has been formally recognized as a hometown hero.

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MINNEAPOLIS — When the Philadelphia Eagles arrive in Minnesota, their first visit since winning Super Bowl 52, there might be some subtle reminders at U.S. Bank Stadium of the scene that night when the franchise’s first Lombardi Trophy was secured.

SENIOR CLASSES: L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., is holding seven classes in October and November:

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The UW System Board of Regents on Friday authorized UW-Eau Claire to proceed with a $19.3 million construction and renovation project on Governors Hall, a residence hall on the university’s upper campus.

Notices should be submitted to: Leader-Telegram, P.O. Box 570, Eau Claire, WI 54702. Email: leadertelegram@ecpc.com.

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MINNEAPOLIS — President Donald Trump on Thursday night painted House Democrats as "desperate" and cashing in an "insurance policy" by launching an impeachment inquiry in a last-ditch effort to block him from securing a second term.