GREEN BAY — The stakes will be high on Monday night.
MADISON — It surprised no one when four University of Wisconsin offensive linemen paraded into the postgame interview area wearing T-shirts that endorsed a Heisman Trophy candidate Saturday.
A seemingly daunting task fell upon Fr. Phil Ruge-Jones in 2007: Memorize and perform the Gospel of Mark in its entirety.
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.
UW-Eau Claire walked away victors on Saturday but suffered a big loss in the process.
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.
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.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A former Tilden resident who now lives in Rice Lake will remain incarcerated after he was charged last year with sexually assaulting two young girls, then vanished for nearly 10 months.
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.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A man’s body was found Friday night in the Chippewa River.
MENOMONIE — Deborah Smith’s life revolves around her family. Spending the past 19 years in Menomonie, the outgoing Smith home-schooled her children, encouraged their interests and helped them become involved at their local church.
Blugolds notch 7th shutout
MADISON — Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said he knew the Spartans were going to have to stop Jonathan Taylor if they were going to have any shot at stealing a win at No. 8 Wisconsin on Saturday.
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.
VIENNA — Eliud Kipchoge sent shockwaves through the world of sport by becoming the first athlete to break the two-hour barrier for a marathon, although it will not count as a record.
Eau Claire County
SENIOR CLASSES: L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., is holding seven classes in October and November:
Pet of the Week
The following students from west-central Wisconsin have earned bachelor’s degrees:
The following students from west-central Wisconsin have earned advanced degrees:
MONDOVI — Cheers of “Raith” reigned down from the stands.
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.
A week after a 22-year-old Chippewa County man was found unresponsive in his residence and hospitalized for two days, his family suspects vaping a THC substance laced with other, harmful chemicals was the cause of his life-threatening illness.
My inability to witness the glory of the Northern Lights isn’t for lack of trying.
Gov. Tony Evers was impressed with the recent developments in downtown Eau Claire as he did a walking tour of the area Friday afternoon.
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The sexual assault case against a former Eau Claire day care center employee accused of inappropriately touching one of the children in his care has been dismissed.
An Eau Claire man will spend two years on probation for striking the rear of a vehicle on U.S. 53 and then leaving the crash scene.
South Middle School in Eau Claire went into a hold Friday morning, but no threats or danger to students or staff were involved, South Principal Paul Uhren said Friday.
Court proceedings for a Chippewa Falls girl accused of killing a 6-month-old child are being moved to juvenile court.
A Waunakee man is accused of threatening UW-Eau Claire Chancellor James Schmidt and other university administrators in a social media video.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A man wanted by the FBI was arrested in Lake Hallie after he used counterfeit $100 bills at a store.
ELK MOUND — A 21-year-old man was taken into custody Friday in connection with two Dunn County robberies.
No harmful species of mold but low levels of “non-toxic fungal growth” were found at Northwoods Elementary, preliminary results from an asbestos detection company determined.
An Augusta man is accused of recklessly crashing his vehicle in the town of Bridge Creek.
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Tennis teams seeded
The UW System Board of Regents took another step Friday toward enforcing mandatory punishment for students who repeatedly disrupt others’ free speech — a policy widely criticized by students, faculty and First Amendment experts.
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.
Eau Claire County
MADISON — Mark Dantonio made some changes on the offensive side of the ball during the offseason.
It took two games to separate the top two boys soccer teams in the Big Rivers Conference. Now, Eau Claire Memorial is in the driver’s seat.
An Eau Claire man will spend 21 months in prison for violating conditions of his probation stemming from five 2017 criminal convictions.
October is like an old friend who returns each autumn.