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An Eau Claire man will spend three years in prison for drunken driving for the eighth time after a deputy pulled him over for a loud exhaust system.

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MADISON — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said Thursday that he would consider requiring assault weapon owners to sell such guns back to the government, sparking an instant backlash from Republican legislators.

Arcadia-based Ashley Furniture Industries recently donated $39,900 to the Eleva-Strum school district to assist in hiring an additional career and technical education instructor.

The Eau Claire County Board got its first peek Tuesday night at an official proposal for a 2020 budget calling for increases in spending and property tax collections.

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When Andrea Nodolf became Dunn County district attorney in 2014, she was admittedly surprised at the difficulties facing the office. Along with Nodolf, she had just two assistant district attorneys. The office actually lost a position during a budget cut in 2004.

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Building projects at three locations in the Chippewa Falls school district are progressing nicely, Business Manager Chad Trowbridge told the school board Tuesday night.

CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Chippewa Falls committee recommended approval of a plan Tuesday to provide EMS and ambulance services for a portion of the town of Wheaton, paving the way for the town to leave the Chippewa Fire District.

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CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Chippewa Falls woman has been charged with making a false 911 report, after she claimed someone was threatening another person with a gun.

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A Minnesota man has been arrested for homicide by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle stemming from a crash Saturday afternoon in Rusk County.

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…

Some questions about the shootings in late July that left four dead, plus the shooter, in Lake Hallie and the town of Lafayette likely never will be answered, said Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk.

A local company that makes mounting hardware for small satellite dishes and solar panels is planning to expand with a new building in an Eau Claire business park.

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Usage of L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library has gone through the roof since the structure was built in 1976, so officials want to meet that demand by literally raising the roof to add a third story.