MENOMONIE — UW-Stout student Grant Kjellberg is a police officer, volunteer firefighter and soldier.
A single eagle feather helped Wisconsin’s newly declared Indigenous People’s Day take flight Monday at Putnam Heights Elementary in Eau Claire.
Eau Claire Police Chief Gerald Staniszewski plans to retire at the end of the year.
BARRON — In recent months, Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald has seen Jayme Closs around town, out in the community, trying to reclaim a normal life. Fitzgerald has seen her at the Barron County Fair and at school functions.
DURAND — Pepin County has among the highest estimated percentage in Wisconsin of wells with nitrate levels higher than what is considered safe for regular human consumption, according to the state Department of Natural Resources Groundwater Coordinating Council.
One of the many traditions of fall is football season. I’ve been on the sidelines cheering on the flag football kids on my son’s park and recreation teams. Next I was a screaming mom under the lights at the high school games. Now my husband and I are longtime football season ticket holders a…
The trial for a Stanley women accused of stabbing an Eau Claire man began Monday in Dunn County Court.
Eau Claire Police Chief Gerald Staniszewski plans to retire at the end of the year, he wrote in a letter to the community Monday.
MADISON — It surprised no one when four University of Wisconsin offensive linemen paraded into the postgame interview area wearing T-shirts that endorsed a Heisman Trophy candidate Saturday.
Good clean fun was part of the the final day of UW-Eau Claire's homecoming celebration, as student organizations participated Sunday in an Adopt-A-Block cleanup of the university area.
Nationally renowned artists in the realms of Americana, rock and Native American music will perform in the coming weeks at Pablo Center at the Confluence’s RCU Theatre, 128 Graham Ave.
As Melannie Litscher and her Milwaukee Public Schools colleagues were researching best practices for working with teens who engage in nonsuicidal self-injury, one name kept popping up in the literature: Jennifer Muehlenkamp.
OSSEO — Jerry and Wendy Campbell may have cats wandering around their 5-acre hobby farm outside of Osseo, but they’re also proud owners of a slightly less traditional kind of pet — alpacas.
UW-Eau Claire walked away victors on Saturday but suffered a big loss in the process.
Rebecca Makkai has won prestigious accolades for “The Great Believers,” her novel chronicling the AIDS epidemic’s early days in 1980s Chicago. But a compliment she has received quietly from particular readers at book signings especially pleases her.
New rental housing developments on Eau Claire’s outskirts and three business expansions are seeking the city government’s approval for their plans.
Despite steady snow flurries and temperatures in the high 30s, hundreds of students and community residents braved the conditions Saturday morning to take in the UW-Eau Claire homecoming parade along First Avenue.
MENOMONIE — Deborah Smith’s life revolves around her family. Spending the past 19 years in Menomonie, the outgoing Smith home-schooled her children, encouraged their interests and helped them become involved at their local church.
MONDOVI — Cheers of “Raith” reigned down from the stands.
The UW System Board of Regents on Friday authorized UW-Eau Claire to proceed with a $19.3 million construction and renovation project on Governors Hall, a residence hall on the university’s upper campus.
A week after a 22-year-old Chippewa County man was found unresponsive in his residence and hospitalized for two days, his family suspects vaping a THC substance laced with other, harmful chemicals was the cause of his life-threatening illness.
My inability to witness the glory of the Northern Lights isn’t for lack of trying.
Gov. Tony Evers was impressed with the recent developments in downtown Eau Claire as he did a walking tour of the area Friday afternoon.
Court proceedings for a Chippewa Falls girl accused of killing a 6-month-old child are being moved to juvenile court.
No harmful species of mold but low levels of “non-toxic fungal growth” were found at Northwoods Elementary, preliminary results from an asbestos detection company determined.
MINNEAPOLIS — President Donald Trump on Thursday night painted House Democrats as "desperate" and cashing in an "insurance policy" by launching an impeachment inquiry in a last-ditch effort to block him from securing a second term.
It took two games to separate the top two boys soccer teams in the Big Rivers Conference. Now, Eau Claire Memorial is in the driver’s seat.
October is like an old friend who returns each autumn.
Microplastics have made their way into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, a popular wilderness area in northern Minnesota, according to a University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire research team.
The Eau Claire school district is investigating concerns about air quality and possible mold in a classroom at Northwoods Elementary School on the city’s northeast side, school officials said.
Joe Luginbill remembered performing in a production of “Peter Pan” at The State Theatre as a kid. He played John Darling and had the memorable opportunity to fly onstage with the show’s titular character.
For the past decade, Carrie Trautlein has seen numerous stray cats living in her Alma Center neighborhood.
Eau Claire intends to expand its early voting next year, adding evening hours so people who work 9-to-5 jobs can cast an absentee ballot at City Hall in weeks leading up to elections.
A state trooper was only concerned by the van’s loud exhaust.
PLUM CITY — Thomas Asher and Dalton Binkowski stand on the edge of the Plum City football field messing around with each other as old teammates do.
The Master Singers are embracing a challenge for the opening concert of their 27th season.
MENOMONIE — Becky Cranston is proud to say she’s a graduate of UW-Stout.
Tens of thousands of members have sought fitness, fun and fellowship at the Eau Claire YMCA in its 68 years on Graham Avenue, but now officials believe the time has come to offer those benefits in a modern facility just a mile or so down the Chippewa River.
Before shutting off Haymarket Plaza’s fountains as their inaugural season came to a close, the city switched on fire features at the downtown Eau Claire gathering spot for a test run.
The adventures of a young sleuth who sees the world in a singularly distinctive way should be engaging to most any audience member.
A vehicle pulled over for traffic violations in Altoona, police say, led to authorities finding a plethora of drugs.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — Cardinal Transition Academy, which offers on-the-job training experiences for high school students with disabilities, is now fully open and operational.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Chippewa Falls man who had an open warrant for his arrest for nearly seven years on a seventh-offense operating while intoxicated case has been apprehended.
The Eau Claire County Administration Committee recommended Zoe Roberts be named a new county supervisor during its meeting Tuesday afternoon.
UW-Eau Claire is considering bringing back varsity baseball and adding men’s soccer and women’s lacrosse to its athletic department, school chancellor James Schmidt told the Leader-Telegram Tuesday in an exclusive interview.
Say the word “pumpkin” nowadays and images of pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin spice milkshakes and even pumpkin spice yogurt and cheesecake come to mind. I’m old enough to think only about pumpkin pie.
CADOTT — Yellowstone Cheese shop in Cadott has seen strong growth in the past decade, said manager Jeff Soppeland.
A cluster of Altoona eighth-graders braced themselves, standing on a platform above a pool of water. One student directed her teammates to cross the pool using a wooden board as a bridge.
Eau Claire motorists will need to pay close attention to which side of the street they park their cars at night, starting on Nov. 1.
Five years after unveiling plans for a major event and recreation center, UW-Eau Claire officials plan to begin moving dirt this month.