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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…

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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.