The Eau Claire school district has three urgent needs at its facilities, its superintendent said Monday: Renovating Roosevelt Elementary and South Middle School, and adding more seats for south side elementary school students.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — An Eau Claire man will serve three years in prison after being convicted of writing $138,290 in bad checks to five area businesses.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Chippewa Falls attorney who serves on the Chippewa Falls school board has announced her candidacy for the Chippewa County judge seat that will be vacant next year.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Chippewa Falls woman who made a false 911 report, claiming someone was threatening another person with a gun, has been placed on two years of probation.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Fairchild man has been sentenced to three years in prison for operating a meth lab in Chippewa County.
RICE LAKE — The Main Street Bridge in Rice Lake is just fine.
When Julie Malyon mentioned to her father a medical organization she had recently learned about, the name stunned him.
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…
The Chippewa Valley Book Festival Young Writers Showcase has named 15 winners of the event’s writing competition for grades three through 8.
The Eau Claire school board is slated on Monday to discuss a 2021 referendum and its potential impact on the district’s 2020-21 budget.
Change is on the horizon for solid waste and recycling programs in Dunn County.
Spencer Wagner, a student at the Chippewa Falls school district’s Alternative School, has been thinking about college, but he had never been a big fan of lectures and having to learn things that seemed to him to have no practical value.
Supporting an increasing number of homeless and economically disadvantaged students is one of the Eau Claire school district’s most pressing challenges, the district’s superintendent told the local business community at a Friday gathering.
MENOMONIE — The UW-Stout Faculty Senate on Friday unanimously passed a resolution condemning the composition of the search and screen committee for the next UW System president.
The two-year-old double homicide criminal case against a Fall Creek man appears to be headed to trial.
An Eau Claire woman has the chance to avoid a criminal conviction for exposing her 2-year-old child to cocaine.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — The trial for a man accused of huffing while driving and striking a group of Girl Scouts, killing four people, will remain in Chippewa County, despite objections from his attorneys.
The Eau Claire County Broadband Committee on Thursday discussed the best ways to expand and speed up internet and phone service in rural Eau Claire County.
Chippewa Falls and Altoona residents will soon be able to head outside to charge up their devices.
The Clear Creek Town Board may have passed a one-year moratorium Monday night on construction of wind turbines, but that doesn’t necessarily mean the document will halt development of a wind farm proposed in the town.
An Eau Claire woman convicted four years ago of exposing her children to methamphetamine will spend five years on probation for doing it again.
A temporary employee of Eau Claire County’s finance department has admitted to writing and depositing a $15,000 check to herself and a second $5,000 check to her landlord.
The former treasurer of the Eau Claire firefighters union will spend at least 30 days in jail for stealing more than $18,000 in union funds.
Dunn County residents will pay a wheel tax beginning in 2020.
What do a western Wisconsin farm, a local coffee shop, a free medical clinic and a Catholic church have in common?
A woman’s face painted onto the side of a downtown building had gazed upon the words Skin Prints, but her eyes are now cast upon a black void.
MADISON — The Eau Claire Municipal Water Utility has asked state regulators to increase rates by 38 percent to fund a $9.7 million upgrade to the process to remove manganese from the water.
An Eau Claire man with nine previous drunken driving convictions is accused of being involved in a hit-and-run crash this week while driving drunk.
An Eau Claire County resident’s story about regretting his vote for President Donald Trump in 2016 is being featured in a statewide political ad campaign.
If the Eau Claire school board decides to move forward with a referendum addressing overcrowding at several schools on Eau Claire’s south side, the question would likely be on ballots in the spring or fall of 2021.
Officials with Chippewa Valley Eye Clinic will lease space in Eau Claire temporarily and build a new medical facility at the location that was destroyed by fire last week.
After more than two decades on the Eau Claire County Board, Sue Miller will step down from her position Friday.
Roosevelt Elementary School 5th-graders Colin Rogers and Robby Melsness were skeptical about putting spinach and apples into pancakes.
Regis Catholic Schools President Mark Gobler has announced his retirement effective June 30, 2020. Gobler became President of Regis Catholic Schools in 2013.
An employee manager of an Eau Claire restaurant has the opportunity to avoid a criminal conviction for making up an armed robbery at the business as a joke.
An Eau Claire man will be sentenced Jan. 6 for threatening UW-Eau Claire Chancellor James Schmidt and other university administrators in a social media video.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — The Chippewa County Board heard an update Tuesday on replacing the aging Cobban Bridge, located on the Chippewa River between Cornell and Jim Falls.
As early snow storms hit parts of Wisconsin making record snowfalls, some county highway departments have already spent their snowplowing budgets due to record snowfall in February.
Public school report cards are out, and nearly all schools in west-central Wisconsin met or exceeded expectations, according to the Department of Public Instruction.
The Clear Creek Town Board approved a one-year moratorium Monday night on wind farm development in the town.
ALTOONA — For the first time, students in the Altoona school district got to bring a veteran of their choice to the district’s annual Veterans Day program Monday, eating a special lunch to honor their veterans afterward.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — Refurbishing the Glen Loch Dam in Irvine Park is taking longer than expected, but should be done by the end of the month.
Students at Menomonie High School soon could have the opportunity to earn an associate degree while still in high school.
An Eau Claire man is accused of buying high-end items from Chippewa Valley businesses using four closed checking accounts.
MENOMONIE — UW-Stout senior Erica Anderson believes Veterans Day is a time to reflect. For her, today also is a time to remember the seven years she served in the U.S. Navy as a petty officer second class working as an electronics technician and in satellite communications.
MONDOVI — It could have been a family tragedy.
Today, Veterans Day, the Leader-Telegram honors the region’s veterans with a special eight-page section inside featuring photographs of 258 military personnel who served in the U.S. Armed Forces.