The first installment of the War on 94 this season included two teams desperate for a win. UW-Eau Claire responded in dominant fashion with an 87-64 victory over rival UW-Stout on Saturday night.
Some have called Wynonna Judd’s group the Big Noise the powerhouse singer’s “third chapter,” following the Judds, her multi-award-winning duo with her mom, Naomi, as the beginning and her acclaimed solo career as the follow-up.
Treatments intended to continue clearing up and improving the health of Half Moon Lake are scheduled to continue after winter.
Everything happens for a reason.
The Eau Claire school board on Monday will discuss a proposal from a private developer to build new high school athletic fields.
MADISON — While Kobe King didn’t put up outstanding numbers in the second half on Monday night at Maryland, his mere presence on the court was a factor for an offense in desperate need of some help.
A field of international stars put on quite a show through the first round of Friday night’s Silver Mine Hill International ski jumping tournament.
A winter with little snow so far means those who enjoy such winter activities as sledding, skiing and snowmobiling in the Eau Claire area have had precious little time to enjoy them.
Eau Claire County had a good 2018, with increased downtown development, improved leisure activities and a stronger focus on agriculture, county leaders said at a Friday morning Chamber of Commerce event.
Despite the chilly conditions, Mark Anderson was happy to be outside Friday night.
The tide finally turned last season.
As a registered nurse of more than 15 years, Brenda Buxman has always dedicated herself to making a difference in the community.
The three finalist candidates for the Altoona school district superintendent job have ties to the Chippewa Valley, and one works in the district currently.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — Attorneys for the 10-year-old Chippewa Falls girl accused of stomping on a 6-month-old Jaxon Hunter on Oct. 30, causing his death two days later, attempted to have the case dismissed Thursday in Chipppewa County Court.
Leaning forward with her head down, Briella Hartman started to quickly skip — right, left, right, left — as a jump rope flew under one foot and then the other.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — One week after his six-month-old son, Jaxon Hunter, was killed in November, Nate Liedl lost the election for the Chippewa County clerk of court’s seat, held by his boss, Karen Hepfler.
ALTOONA — Four Chippewa Valley Republican lawmakers gathered Thursday to promote a proposal to reduce income taxes by 10 percent for middle class families in the state.
UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball had a simple rule going into this season: don’t lose at home.
“Takin’ Care of Business.” “American Woman.” “Take It Easy.” “Sounds of Silence.” “I Walk the Line.”
All eight Shopko stores in west-central Wisconsin were spared from a new round of store closings the company announced Wednesday in conjunction with a bankruptcy filing in a Nebraska federal court.
When 16-year-old Makayla Patterson first came to McKinley Charter School, she thought the building resembled a Monopoly house or even a prison.
Silver Mine is celebrating its golden anniversary, but the historic ski hill is actually decked out in white.
Altoona Middle School Principal Daniel Peggs will be joined by Menomonie High School Principal David Munoz and Wayne Whitwam, an elementary school principal in the Centennial school district in the suburban Twin Cities as finalists for the Altoona school district superintendent job.
The owner of an Eau Claire apartment complex is suing contractors, claiming breach of contract led to defects in the building.
ALTOONA — Last year the Thunder were just getting their feet wet.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — The city of Chippewa Falls will officially turn 150 this year, and the community is beginning work on a big celebration this summer.
When John Govin and his wife, Julie, started hosting weddings at The Weddin’ Barn at their farm just east of Menomonie five years ago, they looked forward to renting the down-home, picturesque site to couples on their special day.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — George Polzin said the partial federal government shutdown is starting to have a significant effect on Chippewa Valley farmers.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — The design phase of the new and remodeled buildings planned for the Chippewa Falls school district is 95 percent complete, and construction is expected to begin on schedule this spring.
A 911 dispatcher got the call authorities had been awaiting for nearly three months on Thursday, when Kristin Kasinskas reported having a missing girl at her house near Gordon.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Anthony Cowan Jr. hit a pivotal 3-pointer with 44 seconds left, and No. 19 Maryland edged Wisconsin 64-60 Monday night after blowing a 21-point lead in the second half.
Nick Mattoon makes his return to ski jumping.
Although it’s heartening to see new data from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services that show the state’s smoking rate continues to decrease, local health officials continue to be concerned about increasing amounts of teenagers experimenting with e-cigarettes in Eau Claire County.
Her time as a captive may be over, but Jayme Closs of rural Baron likely still faces a long road to recovery, a former area child abduction victim says.
BARRON — Jake T. Patterson told authorities that he was driving on U.S. 8 when he saw Jayme Closs for the first time. The 13-year-old Barron girl was getting on a school bus at the time. He instantly decided he wanted to kidnap her, according to the criminal complaint released Monday.
Apartment buildings intended to provide low-income housing to Eau Claire won approval Monday night from the city’s Plan Commission.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Ranked again for the first time since early December, Maryland looked every bit like an AP Top 25 team against Wisconsin— for 30 minutes.
At the rate Milwaukee Brewers general manager David Stearns is going, he’s about to acquire a new nickname.
ATLANTA — Giannis Antetokounmpo had just one rebound in the first half as the Bucks lost the battle of the boards by 16.
The Altoona school board will choose from six or seven candidates of the 26 who applied for the district’s top job.
After last week's inauguration ceremonies, the state Legislature is set to go to work in a new climate of divided government.
BROWN, Irma, 96, of Menomonie died Saturday at The Neighbors of Dunn County in Menomonie.
In a matter of months, Adam Parsells’ life turned upside down.
A man from Central America who covered his face and spoke only in whispers because he feared death at the hands of drug lord emissaries.
Jeanne Nutter says she hates the phrase “everything happens for a reason.” But a series of small events led her to be in the exactly right place, at the absolutely right time, to bump into Jayme Closs on the road outside her cabin in rural Gordon on Thursday afternoon.
Jayme Closs spent Saturday morning like a normal teenage girl — curled up on the couch, playing with her dog, Molly, after getting a long-overdue good night’s rest, said her aunt, Jennifer Smith.
Three projects that would add 360 new rental housing units — a mix of townhomes, working-class apartments and senior living — to Eau Claire are seeking the city’s approval.
Eau Claire Memorial fought back from an early deficit to take its only lead of the game in the final minutes.
An Eau Claire man will spend five years on probation for his role in making as much as $5,000 worth of $100 counterfeit bills.