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The following students from west-central Wisconsin have been named to the dean’s list:

The field of a dozen candidates running for at-large seats on the Eau Claire City Council will be winnowed to 10 people on Tuesday.

When she arrived at UW-Eau Claire more than 30 years ago, Rose-Marie Avin, a native of Haiti, knew her life was going to be transformed. What she may not have known is that she would spend three decades transforming the lives of others and the cultural climate of campus — all for the better.

BOOK DRIVE: In an effort to encourage all children to celebrate reading on March 1 as part of National Read Across America Day, the Eau Claire YMCA will host a book drive through Feb. 28.

The following students from west-central Wisconsin have been named to the dean’s list:

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 department of physics and astronomy.

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MENOMONIE — A former Wheeler police chief sentenced to 14 years in prison for sexually assaulting two teenage boys and exposing them to pornography in 2011 will not get a new trial.

The following students from west-central Wisconsin have been named to the dean's list:

GRADUATED: PFC Jared David Mondeau, 18, of Eau Claire has graduated from the U.S. Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego.

FUNDRAISER: “Shake it for Duchenne” will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Menomonie Middle School gym, 920 21st St. S.E.

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While Wisconsin waits to reargue a gerrymandering case in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, the state should look to examples of better redistricting procedures, like those found in Pennsylvania, California and Iowa, a UW-Madison political science professor argued Wednesday night to an audien…

CHIPPEWA FALLS — John Andersen, deputy chief of fire prevention, has served in the Chippewa Fire District since it was formed in 1978, and he’s seen plenty of challenging fires. Andersen says the blaze at The View tavern on Lake Wissota on Tuesday might be the most challenging in his four de…

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Some Eau Claire motorists who were ticketed for violating the city’s odd-even parking rules during Tuesday’s snow removal process could receive an unwelcome surprise in the form of a vehicle missing from the curbside where they parked it.

CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Chippewa Falls man was sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to his sixth drunken driving offense in Eau Claire County Court and his seventh drunken driving offense in Chippewa County Court.

CHIPPEWA FALLS — Gordy’s Market Inc. will return to court Wednesday, petitioning for a change to the receiver’s duties. Also, the grocery chain’s store in Ladysmith will likely be sold off at that hearing, ahead of an anticipated March 6 auction.