You might call them appetizers, hors d'oeuvres or even finger foods. No matter their name, they are a fun and delicious addition to any gathering, especially during the holiday season. Sometimes they can even replace a meal entirely.
The Eau Claire City Council will today consider two potential ways of filling a three-month vacancy for one of its seats.
Carson Park baseball stadium may be steeped in history, but the venerable venue where Hall-of-Famer Hank Aaron made his professional debut also is showing its age.
A third-party representative will conduct an investigation into the UW-Eau Claire athletic department following a string of racist Snapchat messages, the university announced Monday in a press conference.
Sixteen UW-Eau Claire staffers, faculty members and students will work in December and January to recommend actions the university can take to respond to two racist incidents this fall.
UW-Eau Claire students Abby Randall, left, and Bryant Rahm fight the blowing snow Monday on campus. The Eau Claire area received 2.4 inches of snow Monday, according to AccuWeather, and the elements will continue to pose fierce resistance. Highs will reach only 5 degrees today and Wednesday,…
Neighbors of two Hi-Crush frac sand mines can proceed with lawsuits against the company, but not before they detail specific harms suffered as a result of two mining operations in western Wisconsin.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — An Eau Claire County deputy who shot and injured a man at the Indianhead Motel Aug. 1 in Chippewa Falls has been cleared of all wrongdoing.
Leader-Telegram readers again this year can nominate the holiday light displays they believe are the best in the Chippewa Valley.
RICE LAKE — Lifesaving efforts could not save a child who police found unresponsive in the Red Cedar River.
GREEN BAY — Slowing down led to a huge day for Aaron Jones.
NEWTOWN, Conn. — An imposing presence in uniform at 6-foot-5, Officer Will Chapman towers over students in the halls of Newtown Middle School, but he tries to be as approachable as possible.
“A Year With Frog and Toad” can be billed as a musical based on award-winning children’s stories. Or as a show that garnered multiple Tony Award nominations. But maybe the strongest recommendation could be that it’s a chance to spend quality time with friends.
With decades of experience working as a public health nurse, Pam Guthman knows racism impacts every aspect of society, from the economy to housing to education.
A rural Dunn County elementary school is one of the top six in Wisconsin to close student achievement gaps.
The Eau Claire Memorial boys soccer staff already knew they had a talented and motivated squad heading into this season.
MENOMONIE — It wasn’t the play Colfax coach Garrett Maas drew up in the huddle, but as the clock whittled down to zero, Maas couldn’t complain.
Two older diesel-fueled riding lawn mowers used to groom Eau Claire city parks could be replaced with electric-powered models using state grants intended to reduce air pollution.
Chippewa County sent out a message to all the towns, villages and cities within its borders earlier this month to see if they are interested in becoming partners in a potential new business park.
With history being made right before their eyes, UW-Eau Claire political science students don't have to look far to see how their lessons apply to the real world.
One way to describe Irish author’s Samuel Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot” is to use the famous phrase penned by Vivian Mercier for the Irish Times in 1956: “a play in which nothing happens, twice.”
Interest in water quality continues to grow as more and more people want to know what is coming out of their tap.
Chippewa County officials say a bankrupt frac sand mining company is in violation of state and county laws because it hasn’t set aside enough money to restore a mine and hasn’t installed required groundwater monitoring wells.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — The present and future of the Big Rivers were on full display Friday night in Chippewa Falls.
UW-Eau Claire on Friday informed several students involved in a string of racist Snapchat messages that they will receive disciplinary sanctions — but the university will not disclose what those sanctions are, UW-Eau Claire chancellor James Schmidt said Friday in a message to students, facul…
STRUM — In a 10-by-20-foot grow room with vertical shelving, Dan Czelatdko grows small plants with major potential.
The Altoona City Council approved its 2020 budget this week when Mayor Brendan Pratt cast a tie-breaking vote, allowing the $12.6 million budget to pass on a 4-3 vote.
I did most of my growing up in the Putnam Heights neighborhood or off Grover Road. Back in the 1980s and ‘90s, those streets teemed with kids, and my friends and I almost always had at least one, but probably two weekend pickup football games. When we weren’t playing football, we liked to to…
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A man accused of killing three Girl Scouts and an adult by striking them with a vehicle last year may enter a plea to charges later this month.
ELLSWORTH — The St. Louis man accused of fatally attacking a fellow roofer in River Falls pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree reckless homicide Thursday in Pierce County Court.
CODY, Wyo. — For the past three years our hunting trip to Wyoming had fallen victim to hot, dry temperatures that kept the mule deer hidden high up the back country mountains near Cody in the dark timber. Our chances for downing a nice heavy-antlered buck were very slim.
Eau Claire police are investigating an incident Thursday in which a Shawtown residence was struck by gunfire but no one was injured.
It’s just two guys sitting around talking about music, football and life.
Chippewa Valley Technical College leaders on Thursday gave preliminary approval to a $48.8 million referendum.
MENOMONIE -- A man was killed Thursday when he was run over by a tractor, the Dunn County Sheriff's Office has reported.
Additional hiring oversight for the three largest Eau Claire County departments could happen soon.
The UW System is looking to double its online enrollment in a systemwide program.
The style of music Michael Andrew champions carries a perfectly self-descriptive title: the American popular songbook.
MINNEAPOLIS — A little more than two years after their 2017 graduation from the respiratory therapist program at Chippewa Valley Technical College, Megan Wermske and Samantha Gruen help care for some of the most vulnerable patients imaginable.
An old boat access on the north side of Lake Altoona could be in line for an upgrade if a group of town of Seymour residents get their way.
Delivering a death notification is among the worst parts of serving in law enforcement, area chiefs agree. And a death over the holidays is even more devastating.
Dunn County residents will be recycling fewer products next year.
Two Eau Claire men are accused of prostituting and sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl.
Clearing the streets
CHIPPEWA FALLS — With a motion hearing coming Friday for the man accused of striking a group of Girl Scouts with his vehicle, killing four people, Chippewa County district attorney Wade Newell has submitted a letter to the court that explains the reasons he objects to a trial decided by a ju…
Tanner Linduski got up early and went to the YMCA and shot buckets Tuesday morning.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — As the Christian music festival One Fest continues to grow entering its third year at the Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in Chippewa Falls, organizers announced a major headlining act Tuesday.
The calendar and the weather combined to spare tens of thousands of deer during Wisconsin’s recently concluded nine-day gun deer hunting season.
For the second year in a row, Altoona teachers and staffers have been trained to barricade doors, counter an attacker by throwing classroom objects and escape from a school shooter situation.