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MENOMONIE — Law enforcement has arrested a rural Colfax man in connection with the death of his father, after the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office began probing a “suspicious death” in Colfax Wednesday.

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New Year’s Day was beautiful, the sun intermittently breaking through banks of gray cloud and the temperature in the upper 20s, with thick powder on the ground and coating the conifers surrounding our house. After breakfast and several cups of coffee, my wife, kids and I strapped-on our cros…

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A matinee performance for the international percussion group STOMP has been added to the Pablo Center at the Confluence lineup March 21 because of strong ticket demand.

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CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Minnesota man who was sentenced in 2012 to serve eight years in prison for having sex with a 15-year-old girl will be released into Chippewa County next week.

One of the traits that makes birds spectacular is color. They come in every shade — green jay, blue jay, brown jay, scarlet tanager, yellow warbler, purple finch. They come coal black as crows and ravens, and every now and then, they show up with the colors drained.

When taxpayers in 11 Wisconsin counties vote in the April 7 elections, they’ll find at least one referendum question on their ballot: Would you raise your property taxes to allow Chippewa Valley Technical College to borrow $48.8 million to build, expand and renovate its facilities across its…

The Eau Claire County Broadband Committee discussed on Thursday what to include on an upcoming optional broadband survey for county residents and how to spread awareness about the survey.

An Altoona man will spend at least 60 days in jail for driving his truck into an occupied Eau Claire trailer home while intoxicated and head-butting his acquaintance, breaking the other man’s nose and causing significant blood loss.

Subzero temperatures don't keep Dan Knudtson from having fun snowmobiling Thursday along Black Avenue in the town of Seymour. International Snowmobile Safety Week will be observed from Saturday through Jan. 26. The weeklong effort stresses smart and safe methods snowmobilers should use the e…

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Community and UW-Eau Claire events are scheduled Monday to honor the life of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

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CHIPPEWA FALLS — Despite being open fewer days this season, Christmas Village in Irvine Park took in more revenue from donation boxes, said Chippewa Falls parks director Dick Hebert.

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Last Friday morning, Gilda Halbleib poured corn into a steamer. In the adjoining room, Aaron Pritzl accounted for the butter, fruit and drinks while Loann Sumner stamped the proper date onto food trays that would contain the next meal.

CHIPPEWA FALLS — The Chippewa County Board approved a resolution Tuesday that asks the state Legislature to allow all counties to approve a half-percent sales tax, with that revenue being used to help pay for roads and bridge projects.

Owners of homes along Chippewa Street and Second Avenue will be the first in Eau Claire to be required to fix lead pipes that run under their lawns and connect to the city’s water supply.

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A plan for the historic neighborhood that borders UW-Eau Claire is headed to a City Council vote today after residents and the university came to some compromises.

CHIPPEWA FALLS — An Eau Claire man who was sentenced to four years in prison after he gave illegal drugs to a Chippewa Falls man in 2016 — who later died from using them — has been convicted of possessing cocaine with the intent to deliver.

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GREEN BAY — Aaron Rodgers connected with Davante Adams eight times for 160 yards and two touchdowns, Green Bay's spruced-up defense fended off a spirited Seattle rally, and the Packers held on for a 28-23 victory Sunday night to reach the NFC championship game for the third time in six years.

Over the holidays, I was visiting with my godson and his family at my mother’s home when the topic of children — the number a family has, to be precise — came up. I noted that many farm families years ago had a large number of children who came in handy at chore time. More children meant mor…