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Eau Claire, Wisconsin is located in Eau Claire County. Zip codes in Eau Claire, WI include 54701, 54703, and 54702. The median home price in Eau Claire is $154,900 which is roughly $98/per square foot. More Eau Claire information.

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5 hrs ago | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

New Information: Eau Claire man dies in fall from Chippewa Co. radio tower

A sheriff calls the death of an Eau Claire man who fell 100 feet from the top of a radio tower accidental. It happened around 6 p.m. Tuesday at a property on 163rd Street in the Town of Eagle Point, which is northeast of Chippewa Falls.

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12 hrs ago | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Gov. Walker visits Chippewa Valley for business opening

Governor Scott Walker was back in the Chippewa Valley Tuesday, this time, for the grand opening of a new facility. The new Mid-State facility combines operations of the former Chippewa Falls and Eau Claire locations, and employs more than 35 people.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Skateboarders rally, fundraise for second park

It's a sport that's grown leaps and bounds in the past 10 years. Now area skaters are banding together to get a larger space in Eau Claire to call their own.

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WEAU-TV Eau Claire

New Information: Group including Voters With Facts members sues City of Eau Claire

A group of people who claim the city broke the Wisconsin Open Meeting Law by holding closed session meetings on the proposed Confluence Project is now suing the city. Voters With Facts, which has questioned the viability of the Confluence Project, announced the lawsuit against the Eau Claire City Council and the city in a news release on Tuesday morning.

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WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Eau Claire Post Office temporarily relocating

The Postal Service announces that work has begun on a new Post Office retail facility at 225 E. Madison St. in downtown Eau Claire, with a planned opening date of Dec. 1, 2014. The lease at the current 126 N. Barstow St. location expires Sept.

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WOZZ-FM Appleton

Madison ranks high in 'liveability' survey

Madison skyline [CC-BY-SA-3.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons) UNDATED Madison is Number-One on a new list of the best places to live for U-S small and mid-sized cities. It's one of three Wisconsin cities in the Top-100 from Livability-Dot-Com.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Eau Claire ranked among top 100 Most Livable Cities

The website, livability.com, ranked the city number 59 among the list of small to mid-sized cities. It says Eau Claire has a thriving music scene and notes how four colleges serve the community.

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WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Eau Claire woman accused of burning three-month-old with lighter

Prosecutors filed charges of child abuse and Obstructing an Officer against Julia Huhtala, 22, last week. A criminal complaint says the boy's aunt was taking care of him in August, and found a burn mark on him that appeared similar to the top of a lighter.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Tribune-Chronicle

Menards expects early 2015 opening

Construction of a new home improvement store along Elm Road here may appear to passers-by as if it's soon ready to open, but several months of work still remain on the structure, company officials said. A spokesman for the new Menards store said the company does not expect to open here until early next year.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Marshall Independent

SMSU a springboard for this - Newsie' student

On Monday, he had to decide which television news reporting job to accept, WDIO-TV in Duluth, or WEAU-TV in Eau Claire, Wis. "It's a little bit bigger market, and it's a good job to start out of college," he said.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Caldecott Medal winner David Wiesner tops Sterling North book festival lineup

The Caldecott Medal is given annually by the Association for Library Service to Children for the year's best American picture book for children. Wiesner has won the medal for "Flotsam" , "The Three Pigs" and "Tuesday" .

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WEAU-TV Eau Claire

DOC to place convicted sex offender in Eau Claire

The Wisconsin Department of Corrections has notified the Eau Claire Police Department that Sex Offender John MacLaughlin will be released from prison on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. John MacLaughlin will be residing in the 100 block of Randall Street in the City of Eau Claire under the supervision of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Chippewa Valley Remembers Sept. 11th

Millions of people across the country and around the world paused Thursday to reflect on the terror attacks of September 11th 2001. In Eau Claire, community members and service men and women gathered at Owen Park to mark the 13th anniversary.

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WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Man accused of sexually assaulting girl will serve time in prison

The criminal complaint says McDonnell and the girl communicated through Facebook and sent explicit messages back and forth. The girl told investigators McDonnell picked her up from her Eau Claire home and the two drove to Pepin County where they had sex.

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WEAU-TV Eau Claire

OSHA proposes fine after Wisconsin plant accident

Federal officials are proposing a $70,000 fine for a Wisconsin manufacturing plant after a machine crushed a worker's hand and partially amputated his thumb. The U.S. Department of Labor said Thursday Loparex LLC has been cited for one safety violation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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WEAU-TV Eau Claire

New Information: Eau Claire Co. judge denies conditional release request from Olson

A judge has denied a request for release from the man police say killed his neighbor with a crowbar in 2012. Eau Claire County District Attorney Gary King said the ruling came Thursday morning in Eau Claire regarding a conditional release petition from James Olson, 53. A similar request was denied in December 2013.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Ne...

Gerald J. Gebhard

Gerald J. Gebhard, 85, of Green Bay, passed away Aug. 30. Born Nov. 13, 1928 in Chippewa Falls, to Benjamin and Eleanor Gebhard, on Feb. 20, 1954 he married Carol Kelley at St. Patrick's Church in Eau Claire and she preceded him in death on June 30, 1996.

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WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Eau Claire woman hurt in bike race passes away

According to an update posted on her CaringBridge website Wednesday, 58-year-old Cheri Uelmen died around 12:20 a.m. She is saving many lives by donating her organs. There were some delays with the transplant, but family members write, "Cheri is now in the wind and going to help others, her last race is won and her mission nearly complete."

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WEAU-TV Eau Claire

New Information: Ecpd wins international social media award

The Eau Claire Police Department received an international award for effective use of social media, by law enforcement. It's called the ConnectedCOPS award, and Eau Claire was named the best in the world, in the small department category.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

A local software company has started working at a new office building downtown

A software company is now doing business at it's new building near Phoenix Park in Eau Claire. Employees finished moving into the new JAMF Software building over the weekend.

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