Calling the opioid epidemic “the most significant public safety challenge we face,” Attorney General Josh Kaul said Monday Wisconsin has joined multistate investigations of opioid distributors.
For many making their first visit to UW-Eau Claire, their first impression has long been a small kiosk on Roosevelt Avenue and getting a map for where to go next.
Brian Hagedorn believes the outcome of the Wisconsin Supreme Court race on April 2 will have significant long-term ramifications.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — The emotions were still raw Friday afternoon when members of the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball program were asked to offer perspective on the past and the future.
Editor’s note: Gimme 5 is a five-question interview on a topic of local interest.
Leaders demonstrate they can lead during times of adversity. They set an example for those around them by keeping perspective during trying, emotional times.
NEW AUBURN — Aliya North and Evelyn Cody are just breezing through their studies at New Auburn Middle School — so to speak.
Maybe you’ve seen it.
BOYCEVILLE — One match into his wrestling career, five-year-old Brock Schlough clung to his father’s leg begging to quit.
The Eau Claire Police Department will request $12,000 to send local 911 dispatchers to training for a new mandate requiring that all emergency operators in the state be able to tell people over the phone how to perform CPR.
Cornell Mayor Judy Talbot said she was relieved that the Gordy’s Market grocery store in Cornell will remain open and become a Family Fare Supermarket.
Even a week of mostly above-freezing temperatures did little to affect the scene of an accident at the Third Ward home of Jon and Jen Theisen.
It’s 3 a.m. and Karen Lueck’s phone is buzzing. Her son Kyler Lueck is sick and she’s used to these late-night messages. She rolls over to check her phone.
The Eau Claire school board will consider proposed north side elementary school boundary changes next month.
Although blues musician Howard “Guitar” Luedtke has reached the destination in his 50-year search for his musical idol, he’s still enjoying the journey.
MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 points, had eight rebounds and seven assists after missing two games with a sprained right ankle and helped the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks to a 116-87 victory over the Miami Heat on Friday night.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Oregon was stumbling toward the end of a disappointing season until a strong turnaround led the Ducks to the Pac-12 title and an NCAA Tournament bid.
MENOMONIE — The jury trial of 21-year-old Ezra J. McCandless of Stanley, who is accused of fatally stabbing Alexander Woodworth of Eau Claire, has been moved from April to October.
Nick Smiar knows that most people wouldn’t want to live near someone once deemed a sexually violent person.
For many years, Jared and Kelly Choate have been searching for the perfect project to work on together.
WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump’s presidency, entangled Trump’s family and resulted in criminal charges against some of the president’s closes…
An Altoona man who fatally struck a pedestrian in Amery with his vehicle February 2018, then drove away from the scene, was sentenced Friday to serve eight years in prison.
HARTFORD, Conn. — The game was in hand for Murray State and sensational point guard Ja Morant, who dominated Marquette in every way. With a chance to make some NCAA Tournament history, Morant’s coach told him to hit the boards and grab the rebound that would push him to an elusive triple-double
Five years ago, Caleb Adams wasn’t expecting to play much more football in his lifetime.
A candidate forum showed a slight difference between how two men running for Eau Claire City Council president in next month’s election view the community’s approach to a shortage of housing.
ALTOONA — Wrapping a doll in a blanket, a woman cradled the bundle in her arms, talking softly to the “baby.”
Closing big box stores in Eau Claire and what will happen to those large buildings if they sit vacant for too long was a concern of several candidates running for City Council seats in next month’s elections.
Area officials remain confident the proposed UW-Eau Claire Science and Health Sciences Building will receive funding in the state’s capital borrowing measure, even though Republicans on the State Building Commission rejected Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ $2.5 billion package on Wednesday.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — The 10-year-old girl accused of stomping on 6-month-old Jaxon Hunter on Oct. 30, causing his death two days later, will remain in an adult women’s wing at Winnebago Mental Health Institute, a judge ruled Thursday.
The Gordy’s Market location in Eau Claire is officially becoming a Hansen’s IGA Market grocery store.
Back in 2011, at the post-production party for the premiere of Jerry Way’s “Chippewa Falls 1869: The Musical,” one of the participants noted that the city’s 150th anniversary would occur in eight years and present an opportunity to restage the show.
UW-Eau Claire proposals regarding energy-tracking software and a regional video network were among the 30 second-round winners announced recently in Foxconn Technology Group’s Smart Cities-Smart Futures competition.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — Chippewa Falls is a finalist for a logistics supply company from outside the area looking at constructing a $6 million facility.
It was about two years ago that 12-year-old Kailey Bates decided she wanted to pursue a career in healthcare — either as an orthopedic surgeon or a nurse.
MENOMONIE — Dunn County had five open homicide cases in 2018, a “remarkable” number for the county at one time, Dunn County District Attorney Andrea Nodolf said in a report to the county board Wednesday.
A 38-year-old town of Washington man is accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a girl between fifth and seventh grades.
LOS ANGELES — Linebacker Clay Matthews agreed to a two-year contract with the Los Angeles Rams on Tuesday, returning to his native Southern California after a decade with the Green Bay Packers.
For the past month or so, it’s been hard not to look at the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team and draw a comparison to a group from the not-so-distant past:
Because of differing locations, settings and circumstances, the Eau Claire school district’s two high schools can never be the same, school board President Joe Luginbill said Monday.
A workforce consultant believes 50 percent of the jobs available require more than a high school degree and less than a college degree.
With a high number of health care options, low unemployment and a low number of uninsured residents, Eau Claire County ranks 33rd overall out of Wisconsin’s 72 counties on a new health study.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — The Chippewa Falls Board of Public Works rejected a plan that would have required homeowners to remove snow in the alleys adjacent to their home.
Eau Claire County’s moratorium on the expansion and creation of large-scale livestock facilities is going from six to eight months.
MENOMONIE — The city is considering bumping up quarterly recycling and solid waste fees for residents to pay for equipment and improvements at the city’s solid waste site on Gilbert Creek Road.
Above: Melting snow floods an entry road to the Union Pacific rail yard Tuesday in Altoona. More melting is in the forecast. According to AccuWeather, highs in the next few days will range from 42 degrees today and Friday to 50 Saturday, with lows from 19 Friday to 29 Saturday. No precipitat…
Donning a Superman cut-off tee and stepping off the track he immortalized for the final time, Kenny Bednarek’s route back to his team tent at last year’s WIAA state championships was blocked by young autograph seekers.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — Five Gordy’s Market Inc. grocery stores will soon have a new name.
Immediately upon hearing about a proposed Spanish dual immersion program, Rachel Hart-Brinson supported it — she’d always dreamed of raising her children to be bilingual.
Green Bay-based retailer Shopko announced Monday that all of its stores — including its Eau Claire and Lake Hallie locations — will be closed by mid-June.
With temperatures expected to reach the upper 40s this week and the 50s by Friday, area street crews will now turn from removing snow to filling potholes.