Country group BlackHawk is joining the main stage lineup for next year's Country Jam USA.
CHICAGO — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 33 points and 10 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Chicago Bulls 115-101 on Monday night for their fourth straight victory.
Locals earn all-region honors
Demolition of a former church that ended its life as a gift shop and electronic parts store will impact downtown Eau Claire traffic on Friday.
EAGAN, Minn. — After all the long passing plays and fourth-down conversions the Minnesota Vikings surrendered against Denver, the defense still had the game in its hands.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Maybe they were just saying what they thought should be said.
ALTOONA — WNB Financial opened its new office building on Monday in the River Prairie development off U.S. 53.
MADISON — Wisconsin assistant coach Joe Krabbenhoft had an “aggressive” conversation with Brevin Pritzl on Saturday to get the senior guard fired up for Sunday’s game against in-state rival Marquette.
UWEC, Stout earn NCAA berths
The Chippewa Valley Book Festival Young Writers Showcase has named 15 winners of the event’s writing competition for grades three through 8.
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings had barely moved the ball at all, when they gathered in a humbled locker room after an awful first half.
INDIANAPOLIS — Giannis Antetokounmpo rarely makes three 3-pointers in a game.
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Minnesota’s undefeated season came to an end in a place where the Gophers have struggled for a while.
Blue Devils get first win
GREEN BAY — A single injury changed everything for the Green Bay Packers’ offense this season.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska always brings out the best in Jonathan Taylor.
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings needed to refresh their offense after that flop of a finish to last season, and coach Mike Zimmer sought another experienced confidant.
MADISON — The final piece of the puzzle had been put into place for his 2020 recruiting class and, for a good 30 minutes, Greg Gard had nobody to celebrate with as he sat patiently on a United Airlines regional jet.
I was just a kid. Maybe 12 or 13. Freshly graduated from Hunter’s Safety and so excited to be in the Northwoods with my Dad, on my first official whitetail-deer hunt, license pinned to the back of a blaze orange jacket.
Forsberg 5th at state swimming
The Eau Claire City-County Health Department is seeking assistance in locating a dog that bit a man at about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday on the 1900 block of Ninth Street.
A person posing as an Eau Claire County sheriff's deputy has been attempting to persuade area residents to make a payment to get out of trouble with the law.
LINCOLN, Neb. — The issue for wary Nebraska fans this week isn’t whether the Cornhuskers can upset No. 15 Wisconsin. It’s about how many yards Jonathan Taylor will run for this time.
Eau Claire residents who live in areas with neighborhood associations are encouraged to attend a summit this evening at a local church.
The Blugolds knew that Thursday night’s game was going to be different.
MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo ensured the Milwaukee Bucks’ dominance over the Chicago Bulls didn’t end Thursday night.
UW-EC volleyball eliminated
NEW YORK — Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout has overcome injury and tragedy to win his third AL MVP award.
A temporary employee of Eau Claire County’s finance department has admitted to writing and depositing a $15,000 check to herself and a second $5,000 check to her landlord.
The former treasurer of the Eau Claire firefighters union will spend at least 30 days in jail for stealing more than $18,000 in union funds.
MADISON — Wednesday was National Signing Day and for the first time in a while University of Wisconsin men’s basketball coach Greg Gard had good news for Badgers fans.
MILWAUKEE — Marquette coach Steve Wojciechowski’s message to his club at halftime Wednesday night was that it needed to be tougher. It needed to be more physical.
MADISON — Wisconsin made more 3-pointers in its game against McNeese than it did in its first two games of the season. But it took the Badgers one half to get going from long range.
Stout MBB falls just short
GREEN BAY — The Green Bay Packers enter their bye week knowing full well how fortunate they are to be 8-2 and in prime position for a first-round playoff bye and perhaps even homefield advantage throughout the NFC playoffs.
Staff for U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis., will hold office hours next week in all 18 counties that he represents.
A mature buck killed in October by a hunter in Eau Claire County has tested positive for chronic wasting disease, according to a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources news release.
WVCA all-state teams announced
NEW YORK — Mike Shildt began his life in baseball at his mom’s side, tagging along for her shifts at a Double-A ballpark and picking up odd jobs around the clubhouse.
GREEN BAY — In the official game book, the tackle was credited to Preston Smith. But Smith – and the rest of the Green Bay Packers defense – knew better.
MADISON — University of Wisconsin outside linebacker Zack Baun was dropping into coverage when he saw Iowa’s Nate Stanley take off on a surprise quarterback draw up the middle.
MADISON — Micah Potter will have a chance to state his case to NCAA officials.
GREEN BAY — It’s been a while since the Green Bay Packers had a dominant force at running back.
WFCA All-Region Teams announced
MADISON — The University of Wisconsin football team’s defense accomplished one of its goals in the second half Saturday — it made Iowa one-dimensional.
GREEN BAY — A matchup featuring two MVP candidates turned into a stage for a third player to make his case to be included in the MVP conversation.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Dalvin Cook ran for 97 yards, including the go-ahead touchdown on fourth down, and had 86 yards receiving to set up three other scores, helping the Minnesota Vikings beat the Dallas Cowboys 28-24 on Sunday night.