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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.

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.

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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,…

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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.

Leader-Telegram readers again this year can nominate the holiday light displays they believe are the best in the Chippewa Valley.

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RICE LAKE — Lifesaving efforts could not save a child who police found unresponsive in the Red Cedar River. 

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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.

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 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.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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…

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The calendar and the weather combined to spare tens of thousands of deer during Wisconsin’s recently concluded nine-day gun deer hunting season.