On the Big Rivers Conference website, there’s a tab that lets the reader click on a list of team conference championships for each sport of every season.
With each word he sang, with each note he strummed, Chris Kroeze looked and sounded every bit like an up-and-coming country music star during his performance Monday of the Marshall Tucker Band’s 1973 hit “Can’t You See” on NBC’s “The Voice.”
CHIPPEWA FALLS — The attorney for the 10-year-old Chippewa Falls girl accused of stomping on a 6-month-old child on Oct. 30, causing his death, is seeking a hearing on her competency to stand trial.
With a regional task force on housing affordability nearing its finale, Eau Claire leaders want to see what that group comes up with before crafting a strategy to meet the city’s needs.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — Chippewa County continues to see a jump in out-of-home placements for children due to the methamphetamine and opioid epidemics.
Increases to Eau Claire’s city-issued permits, licenses and fees were approved after a month of delays.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Chippewa Falls man who head-butted his attorney in the courtroom in 2017, punched Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk and got into a fight in jail has been mentally committed to a state institution.
Barron musician Chris Kroeze has advanced to this season's final competition of "The Voice."
Chippewa Valley Technical College has received two $100,000 Wisconsin Fast Forward grants from the state Department of Workforce Development for training high school students in northwestern Wisconsin.
A Clark County volunteer was one of nine staff, volunteers and supporters recently inducted into the Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame.
Homeowners in Altoona will receive an early Christmas present in the form of lower property tax bills, thanks in large part to the largest lottery credit in state history.
One pawn shop would like the city to consider a lower fee for smaller businesses in changes to Eau Claire’s pawnbroker ordinance set for a vote today.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — The case of a 10-year-old Chippewa Falls girl who is accused of stomping on 6-month-old Jaxon Hunter on Oct. 30, causing his death, will be handled by the state Department of Justice.
Four years ago, Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon and his friend Aaron Dessner of the National aimed to create a music festival unlike any other in Vernon’s Wisconsin hometown.
After bringing four years of eclectic, uniquely collaborative music and art to the Chippewa Valley, Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival organizers announced Monday a fifth installment of the festival will not be held in 2019.
A Madison man hoping to become a PGA golf professional is suing the for-profit Florida-based corporation.
CHIPPEWA FALLS -- A 17-year-old Chippewa Falls man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl Nov. 18 in a garage.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A 76-year-old Bloomer man who sexually assaulted a 5-year-old child in February 2017 was sentenced Monday to five years in prison.
It was a disappointing result for the second time in a row at Zorn Arena for the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team on Monday night. After a crushing home loss just over a week ago, the Blugolds fell to Carleton College (Minn.) 79-74 on Ken Anderson Court.
Draft designs for next year's State Street road project will be available at a Thursday evening open house on the UW-Eau Claire campus.
LAKE HALLIE -- A Lake Hallie man who was arrested Saturday for leading police on a high-speed chase and drunken driving has now been arrested three times in a 10-day span.
TURTLE LAKE -- The Turtle Lake Police Department took two juveniles into custody Sunday in connection with a fire that occurred Saturday in Almena, according to Turtle Lake police Chief Alan Gabe.
MENOMONIE — After a string of unlawful entries into homes early Sunday, Menomonie police are seeking the public's help to find the intruder and advising residents to keep their doors locked at night.
CHIPPEWA FALLS -- A Rice Lake man has been charged with sexually assaulting an adult woman and forcing a juvenile to smoke marijuana.
The deceased male found in an Eau Claire home Thursday has been identified as a missing rural Mondovi man.
Associated Press and Leader-Telegram staff
Every cloud has a silver lining.
Despite some negative feedback regarding plans for next year’s State Street construction project at a Putnam Heights neighborhood meeting Thursday, city officials say they believe residents will back the project more in the future.
Heading into the Chippewa Valley Museum in Carson Park, visitors can learn a rich mix of the region’s history, including the former Uniroyal Goodrich tire factory housed in the current Banbury Place.
Firefighters successfully extinguished a fire Sunday afternoon at Watermark Salon in Artisan Forge Studios, 1106 Mondovi Road.
GREEN BAY — A tough week for the Green Bay Packers ended with a sorely needed win that relied on a familiar formula.
WASHINGTON — Top House Democrats on Sunday raised the prospect of impeachment or almost-certain prison time for President Donald Trump if it’s proved he directed illegal hush-money payments to women, adding to the legal pressure on the president over the Russia investigation and other scandals.
HARTFORD, CONN. — Like millions of grandparents across the country, Marci Worthington is raising the child her own could not.
MADISON — Wisconsin’s Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers said Sunday he’s not optimistic that outgoing governor Scott Walker will veto bills approved by the Republican-dominated Legislature that would limit the new governor’s power.
WASHINGTON — General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation’s largest automaker tries to deal with the political fallout triggered by its plans to shutter several U.S. factories and shed thousands of workers.
GIVE A KID A BOOK: Friends of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, a nonprofit volunteer organization in Eau Claire, is collecting new, unwrapped books for the 24th annual Give a Kid a Book project.
There’s only one speed for Stanley-Boyd/Owen-Withee sophomore Blaine Brenner.
UW-Eau Claire senior fine arts candidates have to put their best work forward each semester for the culminating project of their college career: Creating a piece for the Foster Gallery’s “Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Exhibition.”
They stepped in unison to their right, shimmied, swung their arms in unison and then stepped to the left, bodies shaking with energetic joy.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — It’s been just over a month since three Girl Scouts and a mother were killed in a hit-and-run crash while picking up garbage along Highway P in Lake Hallie.
Since its Sept. 22 grand opening ceremony that featured flowing, colored puppetry along with music and dance, the Pablo Center at the Confluence lineup during its inaugural season has included artistic presentations both familiar and outside the norm compared with past performances in the city.
City regulations on pawnbrokers and secondhand goods dealers would change under an ordinance proposal that Eau Claire’s leaders will consider this week.
A total of 95 employees were recently honored at UW-Stout for reaching service milestones ranging from 10 to 40 years.
DINNER DRIVE: The Chippewa Valley After Hours Rotary Club conducted its third annual Thanksgiving Dinner Drive in November to put a traditional Thanksgiving meal on the tables of local families in need.
ALTOONA — Regis’ Teryn Karlstad certainly displayed her case for most valuable player on Friday night. The Ramblers were an entirely different team when she wasn’t on the floor against Altoona.
The brother of the woman killed by Jeffrey A. Smith 32 years ago in Eau Claire is hopeful Smith will be successful now that he’s been discharged from his civil commitment.
With a little luck, Eau Claire homeowners may see a slightly smaller number on property tax bills that arrive next week.
MADISON — Republicans pushing to hang on to power in Wisconsin and Michigan aren’t stopping at curbing the authority of incoming Democratic governors. They’re also trying to hamstring Democrats who are about to take over as attorneys general.