Tennis court repairs at Memorial and North high schools, a secure entrance at Roosevelt Elementary School and re-roofing a portion of Memorial are highlights of the Eau Claire school district’s 2020-21 construction lineup.
“Packers gonna win?”
Eau Claire may provide up to $2.9 million in assistance to developers so vacant lots will become home to new buildings in an area that the city has been revitalizing.
Menard Inc. and Mayo Clinic Health System top the list of Eau Claire County's largest property taxpayers for 2019.
The Diocese of La Crosse on Saturday released the names of 25 priests the diocese says sexually abused children over the years.
Peter Phippen dug into the past for his latest album, which is true literally as well as figuratively.
Slovenia power jumper Nik Fabijan was looking forward to another attack on Silver Mine Hill.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — For Rock Fest 2020, the second time is the charm.
MENOMONIE — Law enforcement has arrested a rural Colfax man in connection with the death of his father, after the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office began probing a “suspicious death” in Colfax Wednesday.
New Year’s Day was beautiful, the sun intermittently breaking through banks of gray cloud and the temperature in the upper 20s, with thick powder on the ground and coating the conifers surrounding our house. After breakfast and several cups of coffee, my wife, kids and I strapped-on our cros…
Area leaders laid out 2020 priorities for Eau Claire County and the importance of civility when working on potential solutions Friday morning.
An Eau Claire man will spend four years in prison for buying high-end items from Chippewa Valley businesses using four closed checking accounts.
A matinee performance for the international percussion group STOMP has been added to the Pablo Center at the Confluence lineup March 21 because of strong ticket demand.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Minnesota man who was sentenced in 2012 to serve eight years in prison for having sex with a 15-year-old girl will be released into Chippewa County next week.
Spectators will get to see a new and exciting ball game this weekend at Silver Mine Hill.
One of the traits that makes birds spectacular is color. They come in every shade — green jay, blue jay, brown jay, scarlet tanager, yellow warbler, purple finch. They come coal black as crows and ravens, and every now and then, they show up with the colors drained.
A life dedicated to making others smile is one filled with purpose, and one performer who has devoted his life to comedy is coming to the Chippewa Valley.
When taxpayers in 11 Wisconsin counties vote in the April 7 elections, they’ll find at least one referendum question on their ballot: Would you raise your property taxes to allow Chippewa Valley Technical College to borrow $48.8 million to build, expand and renovate its facilities across its…
The Eau Claire County Broadband Committee discussed on Thursday what to include on an upcoming optional broadband survey for county residents and how to spread awareness about the survey.
MENOMONIE — Dunn County authorities are investigating a “suspicious death” in the town of Colfax.
An Altoona man will spend at least 60 days in jail for driving his truck into an occupied Eau Claire trailer home while intoxicated and head-butting his acquaintance, breaking the other man’s nose and causing significant blood loss.
A Milwaukee man is accused of driving drunk for the seventh time at speeds of 90 mph in Eau Claire County with his teenage son in the vehicle.
Subzero temperatures don't keep Dan Knudtson from having fun snowmobiling Thursday along Black Avenue in the town of Seymour. International Snowmobile Safety Week will be observed from Saturday through Jan. 26. The weeklong effort stresses smart and safe methods snowmobilers should use the e…
UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball played 35 minutes of strong basketball, sticking right with defending national champion UW-Oshkosh every step of the way.
Improv demands listening from the performers.
Community and UW-Eau Claire events are scheduled Monday to honor the life of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
Selika Ducksworth Lawton ended Wednesday’s book discussion on a daunting yet humorous note.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — Despite being open fewer days this season, Christmas Village in Irvine Park took in more revenue from donation boxes, said Chippewa Falls parks director Dick Hebert.
A River Falls woman has the chance to avoid a felony conviction for setting up a fictitious Facebook site in an attempt to get sexual assault charges against an Eau Claire man dropped.
For all the rewards musicals offer performers and audiences, producing one can be challenging. The featured attraction at the Eau Claire Improv Festival takes that premise and raises the stakes.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — It’s not even February yet and Chippewa Falls boys basketball is starting to accumulate prove it victories.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — John McBride said he’s dedicated his career to improving the health of cows, which in turn, leads to higher milk production.
COLFAX — The people behind Pony Tales Refuge and Rehab just want to save horses.
One of the roughest streets in Eau Claire is slated for a through replacement this year, including decorative brick pavers, new lighting and trees to signal its place in the city’s newest redevelopment area.
Last Friday morning, Gilda Halbleib poured corn into a steamer. In the adjoining room, Aaron Pritzl accounted for the butter, fruit and drinks while Loann Sumner stamped the proper date onto food trays that would contain the next meal.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A former Woodmohr town board member has been charged with improperly cutting down trees in the town and profiting from selling the timber.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — The Chippewa County Board approved a resolution Tuesday that asks the state Legislature to allow all counties to approve a half-percent sales tax, with that revenue being used to help pay for roads and bridge projects.
MENOMONIE — Ted’s Pizza Palace has been awarded the funds for a makeover to their business.
Owners of homes along Chippewa Street and Second Avenue will be the first in Eau Claire to be required to fix lead pipes that run under their lawns and connect to the city’s water supply.
The owner of an Eau Claire tavern is accused of purchasing liquor and fermented malt beverages from unauthorized sources and selling them at his establishment.
A woman is accused of embezzling nearly $115,000 from her Eau Claire employer over a five-year period.
Any stress Rebecca Rodgers felt attending her first Junior National Championship is long gone by now. But even the veteran of the event admitted there’s a bit more pressure on her this year.
A plan for the historic neighborhood that borders UW-Eau Claire is headed to a City Council vote today after residents and the university came to some compromises.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — The Northern Wisconsin State Fair Association has authorized a market and financial feasibility study to explore constructing a multi-use facility on the fairgrounds in Chippewa Falls.
A new bill introduced by two Wisconsin Democrats Monday would require political campaigns that have racked up security costs during Wisconsin stops to pay outstanding bills before they can hold more campaign events in the state.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — An Eau Claire man who was sentenced to four years in prison after he gave illegal drugs to a Chippewa Falls man in 2016 — who later died from using them — has been convicted of possessing cocaine with the intent to deliver.
A Chetek man is accused of strangling, beating and sexually assaulting a woman in an Eau Claire hotel room.
GREEN BAY — Aaron Rodgers connected with Davante Adams eight times for 160 yards and two touchdowns, Green Bay's spruced-up defense fended off a spirited Seattle rally, and the Packers held on for a 28-23 victory Sunday night to reach the NFC championship game for the third time in six years.
KNAPP — A section of U.S. 12 in Dunn County near Knapp will be closed through late this afternoon because of a Sunday afternoon train derailment.
Over the holidays, I was visiting with my godson and his family at my mother’s home when the topic of children — the number a family has, to be precise — came up. I noted that many farm families years ago had a large number of children who came in handy at chore time. More children meant mor…