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Homebuyers braved brutal winter weather during February in the Chippewa Valley and helped set a new state sales record in the process.

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MENOMONIE — A newly opened Colfax nonprofit is being evicted from its Dunn County location after its landlord said the company made alterations to the building that weren’t allowed in the lease, then refused to leave the building.

Notices should be submitted to: Leader-Telegram, P.O. Box 570, Eau Claire, WI 54702. Email: leader telegram@ecpc.com.

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MENOMONIE — With melting snow already covering some Dunn and Eau Claire county roads, flooding is now a concern in western Wisconsin — and talk about flooding took high priority at the eighth annual Red Cedar Watershed Conference in Menomonie Thursday.

Notices should be submitted to: Leader-Telegram, P.O. Box 570, Eau Claire, WI 54702. Email: leader telegram@ecpc.com.

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BARRON — The best advice Elizabeth Smart had for the Barron community is to leave Jayme Closs alone as she gets adjusted to being home again.

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For much of the year, Calvin Kavanaugh of Eau Claire travels around the Midwest in order to sell his wares — slip lock bobbers invented by his father, Patrick.

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Transportation and other state budget issues took center stage Friday as area legislators highlighted their priorities at a legislative breakfast sponsored by the Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce.

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U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., and Reps. Sean Duffy, R-Wausau, and Ron Kind, D-La Crosse, have joined a new effort to to require non-dairy products to stop using terms like “milk,” ‘’yogurt” and “cheese” on their labels.

MENOMONIE — A man shot by Eau Claire County deputies after leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase through Dunn and Eau Claire counties in August will serve six years and five months in prison.

CHIPPEWA FALLS — For the third time in less than two years, police have raided what they say is a drug house in downtown Chippewa Falls.

On Sunday, Feb. 24, my spirits sank as my garage door opened. While I had expected snow, I hadn’t anticipated there would be that much of it.

Editor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram details “priority” violations, defined as state code violations with potential to contribute to food contamination, illness or e…

Osseo-Fairchild High School freshmen Hailey Abram, left, and Shelby Johnson cheer their team during the Thunder's 80-73 WIAA Division 4 boys basketball sectional win over Clear Lake on Sunday at Hudson High School. See Sports Page 1B for a game report and more photos from the victory that se…

MENOMONIE — Prosecuting and defense lawyers for a Stanley woman accused of fatally stabbing a man in Dunn County have very different theories on what happened in the town of Spring Brook on March 22.

MENOMONIE — Six candidates for the Menomonie school board agree the district should highlight its art and theater programs in addition to sports, and should not arm teachers as a remedy to school shootings and safety threats.

CHIPPEWA FALLS — Gordy’s Market Inc. dropped its counterclaim against food distributor Nash Finch on Friday and its request for alternative relief, paving the way for Chippewa County Judge James Isaacson to approve the sale of five Gordy’s Market grocery stores.