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.
THORP — Sometimes, it’s about which team can make the most out of the other’s mistakes.
Rachael Winterling doesn’t usually look forward to the start of school, but this year feels different.
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…
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.
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.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — Hewlett Packard Enterprise, which purchased Silicon Graphics International (SGI) in 2016, has received approval to construct a 124,000-square-foot warehouse for its manufacturing components in the northeast corner of Chippewa Falls.
After nearly 50 years, a Vietnam veteran from Baldwin on Thursday was formally recognized with a Purple Heart.
Menards can continue mining sand on land at its sprawling rural Eau Claire corporate headquarters following a decision earlier this week by local officials.
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.
MONDOVI — Mondovi head football coach Craig Loscheider has spent his offseason like Dr. Frankenstein, cooking up a new quarterback to lead the Buffaloes this year.
Theatergoers who are hoping for shows that will make them laugh, cry, stand in awe or all of the above will have myriad options in the months to come.
MENOMONIE — When UW-Stout’s University Housing replaced 900 twin mattresses in residence halls this month, all of them ended up being repurposed.
Getting behind the wheel of a school bus was a good fit for Dodi Johnson, dispatcher at Chippewa Yellow Bus Co. in Chippewa Falls.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — The man accused of robbing a Lake Hallie bank on July 15 is seeking a reduction of his $100,000 cash bond.
An Exeland man has been charged with 10 counts of possessing child pornography after his computer got flagged by a cyber tip.
The Eau Claire County board of supervisors at its meeting Tuesday approved a change of venue for the Veteran’s Tribute Trail and Park and received information about past and future budgets.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A $6 million project planned for the Lake Wissota Business Park in Chippewa Falls took a major step forward Tuesday.
Building projects at several Chippewa Falls schools are nearing completion, with finishing work slated for the final weeks before classes begin.
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.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — As Haleigh Ortmeier-Clarke looked out at a field of industrial hemp in Chippewa Falls on Tuesday, she was impressed with how evenly the crop has grown.
The message was put out loud and clear from UW-Eau Claire football at its annual media day Monday. The Blugolds aren’t looking to dwell on the past.
A new leader will take the reins at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Greater Chippewa Valley starting next month.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A new breathalyzer machine in the lobby of the Chippewa County Jail will be a time-saver for corrections workers, and the high-tech equipment comes at no cost to the sheriff’s department.
The Eau Claire school district will lease, rather than buy, new iPads and Chromebook laptops for some grades and schools, in a plan district officials say will help ease possible strain in the 2019-20 budget.
About 50 people gathered Monday afternoon at Chippewa Valley Technical College to voice support and opposition toward potential changes to livestock siting rules in Wisconsin.
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.
MENOMONIE — After five months of preparation, Patrick Guilfoile moved into his new office at UW-Stout Monday.
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 — A Lake Hallie man who served a one-year jail sentence after being convicted of child sex assault in 2008 is now accused in a new case of sexually assaulting a six-year-old child.
The Menomonie City Council unanimously approved the purchasing of a new vacuum truck for the Wastewater Department at its meeting on Monday.
MENOMONIE — As the Eau Claire Cavaliers walked off the field as Wisconsin Baseball Association state champs, Jordan Wilson said he was thinking about the Cavaliers legend who wasn’t with them.
Authorities are investigating a fatal Saturday afternoon crash in St. Croix County.
On a perfect summer Sunday afternoon, a diverse group gathered at Wilson Park in Eau Claire for a traditional French lawn game called petanque.
GILMANTON — It may have been by accident that Tony DiMaggio got into farming, but it was no mistake.
The Eau Claire County Department of Human Services anticipates seven-figure overages in 2019, continuing a trend in recent years.
When Bradley Gosnell first told his friend Daniel Floren he had an idea for a play that would involve a Gideon Bible as one character and a second based loosely on a Beatles song, Floren was intrigued.
It’s hard to argue 2019 wasn’t a successful year for the Eau Claire Express, even if it ended in heartbreak.
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.
About half of the lots remain unsold in Eau Claire’s Sky Park Industrial Center since the business park was founded in 1982.
Chippewa Valley residents have options to help kids heading back to school: they can help fill a backpack through the Eau Claire district’s Adopt-A-Backpack program or donate to a “greatest needs” fund for needy students.
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.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The Eau Claire Express only had so many options.
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.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — Henry Krista, 7, says he has gone to the Eau Claire Big Rig Truck show every year he’s been alive.
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…
ELK MOUND — Tony Christopherson has faced difficult growing seasons during his more than three decades of farming, and this year is among the most challenging.
In the eyes of a group of bicycling enthusiasts, Eau Claire has gotten the bronze medal since 2011, but the city is hoping to move up to silver now.