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

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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.

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

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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.

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.

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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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The Chippewa Falls Area School District is seeking input from residents about how and what students in Chippewa Falls learn going forward.

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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.

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.

A proposed city ordinance that would make replacing some lead water pipes mandatory for Eau Claire homeowners is slated for a public discussion and a vote at the Eau Claire City Council on Monday and Tuesday, respectively.

The Christian tradition of “pounding” began in the 19th century. When people moved into town or a wedding occurred, community residents gave the newcomers or newlyweds one pound of household items like flour or butter.

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

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