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Internet safety: a conversation parents and kids must have
Wisconsin roundup: Public schools lose $2.4M for special-needs vouchers; Madison native pleads guilty to terrorism-related charge; 11 more state news stories
UPDATE: Teen crash victim reportedly swerved to avoid motorist on cellphone
Hudson Dog Owners Association looks to fetch dog park - SPARK grant finalist
Mick brings space to Hudson students - SPARK grant finalist
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Update: Raiders keep Jug, earn home playoff game
Hudson soccer sews up 2nd straight BRC title
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Anxiety increasingly growing among students
Hudson Food Shelf has helped sustain families for more than 30 years
Caregivers share stories at HCF community forum
Taking root in Hudson
Seventh-annual GO Pink For Life kicks off
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 11/17/16 Budget Hearing Notice
SUMMONS: Preferred Prop. v. Mathias Katch, et al.; Case 16-SC-921
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - Fire Dept. SCBA Equipment
FORECLOSURE: Associated Bank v. Matthew Wallin; Case No. 15-CV-529
TOWN OF HUDSON: 11/15/16 Budget Hearing and Special Meetings
Anita J. Limbach, 84
Nancy L. Thoen, 63
Cecelia Ann Sneft
Joanne I. Williams, 78
Patricia Ann Kennedy, 72
Citizen’s Police Academy: Tasers, strikes and defense
I think that I shall never see ...
Early voting is great option but don’t be hasty
Chaotic campaigns seen on all levels, sides
Real Estate Showcase
September 20, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Boy, 13, killed in western Wis. go-cart accident; barge blamed for Eau Claire sewage leak; 10 more state news stories
CANTON -- A 13-year-old boy was killed in a weekend accident after driving his go-cart onto a rural highway in Buffalo County. Sheriff's officials say the boy was struck by a pickup truck Saturday afternoon on county Highway B in the town of Canton. The pickup was driven by a 16-year-old...
September 20, 2016 - 2:30pm
September 5, 2016
High speed chase ensues after gas drive-off
BALDWIN -- A gas drive-off in Eau Claire led to a high speed chase west on Interstate-94 early Monday morning, which ultimately ended near the...
News/crime and courts
September 5, 2016 - 3:35pm
August 25, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Meth-related inmates outpace OWI in Eau Claire; man in court on dog-dragging charges; seven more state news stories
EAU CLAIRE -- For the first time, there are more people in the Eau Claire County jail because of methamphetamine than drunk driving. WQOW- TV says the percentage of the Eau Claire jail's bed days for OWI dropped from 29-percent to 14-percent during the past five years -- while methamphetamine...
August 25, 2016 - 9:56am
May 26, 2016
Freak highway incident in Eau Claire; state's corn should be mostly planted soon; wildfire risk plummets; 13 more state news stories
EAU CLAIRE -- A freak incident caused 21 vehicles to have their tires punctured on Interstate 94 near Eau Claire. The State Patrol was told just after 5 p.m. Wednesday that numerous vehicles were getting flat tires -- and it turned out that they all hit a square metal frame made...
May 26, 2016 - 8:08am
April 15, 2016
Stillwater lift bridge reopening ahead of schedule; rural teachers OK'd for tax breaks; ID made in fatal Eau Claire boat crash; 10 more state news stories
STILLWATER, Minn. -- The historic Stillwater Lift Bridge between northwest Wisconsin and Minnesota will operate full-time starting next Wednesday. That's earlier than what the government requires. The lift schedule will run from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays, and 8 a.m. to midnight...
April 15, 2016 - 8:43am
April 7, 2016
Adding up Wisconsin delegate math; Eau Claire schools set protections for trans students; UW chief scraps presentation on budget cuts; 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Both Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Bernie Sanders won their Wisconsin primaries by about 14 percent on Tuesday. However, Cruz will get all but six of the state's 42 delegates at the GOP convention this summer -- while Sanders and Hillary Clinton could each get half...
April 7, 2016 - 8:25am
April 4, 2016
Labor panel accuses Menards of mistreating employees; state homeowners cash in on unclaimed Powerball; officer-involved shooting in Eau Claire County; 10 more state news stories
EAU CLAIRE -- The National Labor Relations Board accuses the Wisconsin-based home improvement chain Menards of mistreating its employees. There are 44 Menards stores in Wisconsin. The complaint accuses Menards of withholding merit pay raises for workers engaged in protected activities...
April 4, 2016 - 9:19am
November 2, 2009
Baby boy born on sidewalk outside hospital in Eau Claire
A baby was born Sunday just before his mom could enter a hospital in Eau Claire. Kellen Kohl emerged on the sidewalk outside Sacred Heart Hospital. The baby's grandmother drove Tiffanie Kohls in from Stanley but she couldn't hold back as the car pulled up. The grandmother ran...
November 2, 2009 - 9:06am
October 9, 2009
Court rejects Nestle's claim of overpayment of property taxes in Eau Claire
A state appeals court has rejected Nestle USA's claim that it's paying too much in property taxes at its baby formula plant in Eau Claire. The state Revenue Department gave the plant an assessed value of $10.9 million in 2003 and 2004. But Nestle said it should have been one-third...
October 9, 2009 - 10:00am
October 7, 2009
Public hearing on how to clean up elections set for Oct. 15 in Eau Claire
Wisconsinites will be asked this month for ideas on how to clean up the election process. The Assembly Elections Committee is holding three public hearings to get opinions about campaign finance reform, and the public financing of campaigns. The first hearing will be held Thursday...
October 7, 2009 - 9:00am
October 6, 2009
As promised, a Favre jersey was burned for charity in Eau Claire last night
As promised, an Eau Claire restaurant burned a Brett Favre jersey last night during the Packer-Viking game. The manager of the Milwaukee Burger Co., was planning to hold a little bonfire for those who wanted to burn their Favre items. But after the fire department said it wasn't...
October 6, 2009 - 9:00am
October 2, 2009
Eau Claire consumer protection agency closes in December
Wisconsin's consumer protection agency will close three regional offices in December. Budget cuts are forcing the shutdowns in Green Bay, Eau Claire and Wauwatosa. Most of the 20 employees will move to the department's main office in Madison, but six will be laid off. Consumer...
October 2, 2009 - 9:00am
August 27, 2009
Eau Claire sophomore commits to Badger women's basketball team
A sophomore at Eau Claire Regis High School has given a verbal commitment to play for the Wisconsin women's basketball team. Six-foot forward Heather Bowe caught the scouts' eyes when she played with the Minnesota Stars' AAU team this summer. She said the Badger coaches liked...
August 27, 2009 - 9:13am
August 21, 2009
Former Eau Claire pastor resigns; admits sexual misconduct
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America -- Northwest Synod of Wisconsin -- says a clergy member has resigned his post and admitted sexual misconduct while he was at an Eau Claire church. The Rev. William Roman was an associated pastor at First Lutheran Church in 1975 and '76...
August 21, 2009 - 9:00am
July 31, 2009
Eau Claire sheriff reports 50 tickets written for seat belts last week
At least one Wisconsin sheriff says his officers are ticketing a lot more motorists for not wearing their seat belts. Eau Claire County Sheriff Ron Cramer said his department issued 50 tickets last week, and that's up considerably. It's been about a month since officers were allowed...
July 31, 2009 - 8:51am