Eau Claire County Newswire

Eau Claire County Newswire

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  1. State waivers allow Amish to ignore Wisconsin building codeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WSAW

    Religious waiver forms that will be distributed this week to every county in Wisconsin are expected to resolve a dispute over building codes between Eau Claire County and its Amish community. An amendment to the 2015-17 state budget allows for exemptions to the electrical and plumbing requirements in the state's uniform dwelling code to residents who cannot follow them for religious reasons.

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  2. State waivers allow Amish to ignore Wisconsin building codeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | TwinCities

    Religious waiver forms that will be distributed this week to all 72 counties in Wisconsin are expected to resolve a dispute over building codes between Eau Claire County and its Amish community. An amendment to the 2015-17 state budget allows for exemptions to the electrical and plumbing requirements in the state's uniform dwelling code to residents who cannot follow them for religious reasons.

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  3. Semi crashes, spills load of potatoesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    The Eau Claire County Sheriff's Office responded to the wreck Thursday afternoon. Investigators said the semi was going east on County Road EE west of Eau Claire when the driver lost control.

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  4. Man arrested in domestic barricading incident chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... endangering safety, battery and disorderly conduct. A $10,000 cash bond was set Monday morning in Eau Claire County Court. According to a criminal complaint, a woman who said she dated Nix for 13 years was locked in a storage unit when moving last ...

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  5. New Information: Name released in fatal fire near Fall CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    On Friday, August 21, 2015 at about 448pm the Eau Claire County Sheriff's Office responded to fire at a residence, formally St. Peters Lutheran Church, S8805 County Highway V in the town of Lincoln. It was also reported that there might be a male adult still inside the residence.

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  6. HuntingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Lakeland Times

    ... an interest in learning how to bear hunt. The tag is permitted for Zone A. (Public access) Two deer in Eau Claire County have escaped from a game farm where Chronic Wasting Disease has been confirmed. (Subscriber access) Friday, August 7, 2015 Pop ...

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  7. New Information: Body recovered after fire at former churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Detective Don Henning with the Eau Claire County Sheriff's Department says the body was recovered from a private residence on County Highway V south of Fall Creek. Det. Henning says the residence was formerly St. Peter's Lutheran Church.

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  8. Man arrested following incident on Western AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... g. The department is not releasing the name of the suspect at this time. He is currently being held at the Eau Claire County Jail. He will make an initial appearance in court on August 24th.

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  9. HuntingRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 | Lakeland Times

    ... an interest in learning how to bear hunt. The tag is permitted for Zone A. (Public access) Two deer in Eau Claire County have escaped from a game farm where Chronic Wasting Disease has been confirmed. (Subscriber access) Friday, August 7, 2015 Pop ...

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  10. Wisconsin one of five states where 'dangerous' exotic animals can be petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Janesville Gazette

    ... is waiting for her on the other end of the line. During one of her shifts working animal control for the Eau Claire County Humane Association in 2005, a confused officer responding to a house fire in Dunn County called for backup after being tipped ...

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  11. Minnesota man allegedly has fun with police siren in Wisconsin, until his arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Star Tribune

    A Winona, Minn., man faces two criminal charges after police say he climbed into an unlocked squad car in Eau Claire, Wis., and played with the buttons controlling the siren and emergency lights. David J. Holien, 21, was charged Monday in Eau Claire County Court with misdemeanor counts of disorderly conduct and bail jumping.

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  12. Rise in meth-related arrests has Eau Claire authorities trying new approachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    A recent spike in methamphetamine-related arrests has led Eau Claire County to try a new approach to how it prosecutes abusers, focusing on individualized attention. District Attorney Gary King says the number of people being sent to the Eau Claire County Jail for meth-related charges has doubled in the past year.

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  13. Man, 21, plays policeman, entering squad, sounding siren, charges sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | TwinCities

    A Winona, Minn., man faces two criminal charges after police say he climbed into an unlocked squad car in Eau Claire and played with the buttons controlling the siren and emergency lights. David J. Holien, 21, was charged Monday in Eau Claire County Court with misdemeanor counts of disorderly conduct and bail jumping.

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  14. HuntingRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 | Lakeland Times

    ... an interest in learning how to bear hunt. The tag is permitted for Zone A. (Public access) Two deer in Eau Claire County have escaped from a game farm where Chronic Wasting Disease has been confirmed. (Subscriber access) Friday, August 7, 2015 Pop ...

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  15. Meth Response Committee created to address recent drug increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    It's a number that has continued to grow in western Wisconsin since the early nineties. The use of methamphetamine in Eau Claire County alone has increased nearly 150% in the past four years.

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  16. Brush sites will close due to a cut in fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Eau Claire County runs two brush disposal drop-off sites, one on Jeffers Road and the other east of Eau Claire in the Town of Seymour. The Jeffers Road brush drop-off site sees around 200 cars a week, and in the Seymour site sees around 100.

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  17. New Eau Claire County judge sworn inRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    "It was something that I had always dreamed of. It's such an opportunity in terms of being able to do it now in my life," he said.

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  18. UW-Extension office postpones sustainable future festival until next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    On Friday morning, the Eau Claire County UW-Extension office announced that the 4th annual Chippewa Valley Sustainable Future Festival won't happen until 2016. The office's planning committee made the decision on Thursday afternoon.

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  19. Minocqua, WiscRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Lakeland Times

    The Northwoods Youth Deer Hunt Challenge was given a black bear harvest permit tag to transfer to an area youth hunter with an interest in learning how to bear hunt. The tag is permitted for Zone A. Two deer in Eau Claire County have escaped from a game farm where Chronic Wasting Disease has been confirmed.

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  20. Eau Claire County nationally recognized for evidence based decision making initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... fact that with this group of collective brains that we have, we've been able to bring about change within Eau Claire County," says Cramer.

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