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Weather alert

River Flood Warning from 6:08PM CDT THU until 4AM CDT MON

This bulletin remains in effect until 4:00 am Monday for Eau Claire County, WI


Minor flooding expected along Chippewa River

The Chippewa River is anticipated to reach minor flood stage Friday afternoon, which will put some segments of recreational trail under wat… Read more

Pet of the Week

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Around Town Briefs 4/18/19

EASTER EGG HUNT: An Easter egg hunt for children from preschool age to the fifth grade will be at 5 p.m. today at Hillview Senior Living, 2… Read more


Open warrant issued for man charged with sex assault

 CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Chippewa Falls man charged with sexual assault in April 2017 failed to show up for a court appearance Wednesday in Chip… Read more

CF man pleads guilty in sexual assault case

CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Chippewa Falls man who was charged with sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl was convicted Wednesday of two counts of… Read more

Mortgages 4/18/19


Prep baseball: North remains strong despite only two returning starters

Eau Claire North opens the baseball season with just two returning starters. Read more

Antetokounpo leads Bucks past Pistons for 2-0 series lead

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Saddled with early foul trouble and faced with an aggressive defensive scheme that kept him in check for the first two qua… Read more

Area roundup (4/17): Express add three pitchers to staff

Express add 3 arms Read more


Voice of the People 04/19/19

It’s time to address climate change Read more

Voice of the People 04/18/19

A charitable effort involving eyewear Read more

From Our Files 04/18/19

5 years ago — 2014 Read more


Margaret Norheim

Margaret Selma Norheim, 99, of Eau Claire, WI, passed away on April 16, 2019 at Grace Willowbrook in Eau Claire, WI. She was born on Septem… Read more

Robert Cleary

Robert (Bob) Dean Cleary, DVM, died peacefully at home with family by his side on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Bob was born on February 10, 1940… Read more

Sally Feeney

Sally Patricia (Seeker) Feeney died peacefully at home with family on July 12, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas Joseph… Read more

Arts & Entertainment

ECCT's upcoming production: Fun to say, fun to stage

The New York Times review of “Dragons Love Tacos,” the children’s book written by Adam Rubin and illustrated by Daniel Salmieri, asserts th… Read more

History of great music

Nobuyoshi Yasuda knows Pablo Center at the Confluence has opened a proud new chapter for culture in the Chippewa Valley. But he’s also gett… Read more

Local stages to feature some of popular music's most loved tunes

“Takin’ Care of Business.” “American Woman.” “Take It Easy.” “Sounds of Silence.” “I Walk the Line.” Read more

Upcoming Events

Stanley Lion's Club Watermelon Fest 5k run/walk

The 8th annual Stanley Lion’s Club Watermelon Fest 5-K Run/Walk will be held this year at Chapman P… Read more

ACT Prep Summer 2019

Help your student ease their worries and get better prepared by signing them up for an ACT prep cou… Read more

WiFAB Retreat West

A retreat for educators, innovators and makers. Get inspired! Read more


Weather Today

Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the low 30s.


48° 32°

Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the low 30s.

Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:N at 10 mph
Chance of Snow:0%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:06:17:00 AM
Sunset:07:54:42 PM

This Week's Forecast

Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the low 30s.Thu
20%48° 32°
Sunshine. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the mid 30s.Fri
10%61° 34°
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the mid 40s.Sat
0%68° 46°
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 40s.Sun
20%64° 43°
Showers. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the mid 30s.Mon
40%60° 36°
Chance of afternoon showers. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the upper 30s.Tue
40%60° 37°
Chance of showers. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the low 40s.Wed
40%62° 41°