We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

SONS OF NORWAY: Sons of Norway, Loven Lodge 29, will meet at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St.

More than 500 incoming freshmen received scholarships from UW-Eau Claire for the 2019-20 school year, with many students receiving multiple awards.

A Madison woman has the chance to avoid felony convictions for endangering her family by grabbing the steering wheel three times in Eau Claire to try to force their vehicle into the ditch.

SENIOR CLASSES: L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., is holding seven classes in October and November:

A fitness studio that opened in early summer in the Haymarket Landing building won the top prize in the annual Jump-Start Eau Claire business competition.

  • Updated

The State Theatre in downtown Eau Claire is set to reopen this Friday as a community center and event venue.

BOOK DRIVE: Throughout October, Security Financial Bank will be collecting new and gently-used children's books to donate to Hope Gospel Mission's new facility for women and children.

The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public library will host “Discovering Stories: Telling and Writing” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Eau Claire Room on the library’s lower level, 400 Eau Claire St.

Notices of events of communitywide interest should be sent to the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Attn: Dan Holtz, 701 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire, WI 54701 or dan.holtz@ecpc.com.

The Wisconsin youth hunt slated for Saturday and Sunday is open to children 15 and younger who have a gun deer license to hunt with a gun or other legal weapon before the regular firearm seasons, according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

The Eau Claire City-County Health Department is looking for a dog that bit a young male Thursday afternoon in Eau Claire, the department said Friday in a press release.

CHIPPEWA FALLS — A 47-year-old Menomonie woman who died in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon in Chippewa County may have suffered a medical event, said Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk.