A life with Ellie

A life with Ellie

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WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Billed as a chance to get Canadian football fans a close-up look at NFL superstars like Aaron Rodgers, Thursday night's exhibition between the Oakland Raiders and Green Bay Packers sure gave them something they've never seen.

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I’ve always loved mowing the lawn. I know as a good environmentalist, I shouldn’t say that, but it’s true. I grew up in a comfortable middle or upper-middle class family where my parents for better or worse didn’t assign me many chores. In fact, mowing the lawn is the only chore I can recall…

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I stand in the animal clinic’s lobby joined by several other patients and their owners.

Eau Claire is a diverse community. It’s populated by people of every race and ethnicity. It’s home to white collar and blue collar workers, retired people and children and college students. And it’s home to two-wheeled dreamers.

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For the past four years, the only toys written on Amara Ostenson’s birthday wish lists have been for chewing and chasing, much to the delight of the dogs and cats of the Humane Society of Barron County.

When Eau Claire school is back in session on Sept. 3, 290 students who ended last year with a negative number in their lunch accounts will start over with a clean slate.

Wisconsin saw progress in its campaign against painkiller abuse as opioid-overdose deaths fell last year, but a gathering Tuesday in Eau Claire emphasized ways to continue addressing the drug epidemic.

The recipes I share are inspired most by what is seasonal and the holidays on the calendar. Summer of course means garden-fresh produce is abundant. Fall means apples, squash and heartier comfort foods are making an appearance. Holiday meals are not far behind.

Even with bipartisan support, bills to combat high prescription drug prices will need President Donald Trump’s help to get past a roadblock in the Senate, a U.S. congressman said Monday.

Statewide home sales rebounded last month after slowing down in June, but still remain behind 2018’s pace.

CHIPPEWA FALLS — Lee Douglas has built a career as a firefighter and emergency service worker, joining the Chippewa Falls Fire Department a year after graduating from high school.

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The Eau Claire school board Monday is slated to discuss replacing technology at several schools, as well as a proposal stemming from the Wausau School Board aimed at replacing Native American mascots in Wisconsin schools.

The double-murder case against a rural Eau Claire County man is getting pushed back so his new lawyer can spend more time reviewing evidence.

A tiny Norwegian island north of the Arctic Circle, Sommarøy (“Summer Island”), recently made the news for its “Let’s Stop Time” campaign to create the modern world’s first “time free” zone. Many of its 350 residents signed a petition to do away with clocks, deadlines and closing times durin…