Eau Claire County Newswire

Eau Claire County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Eau Claire County, WI.

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  1. 16-Year-Old Dies in a Car Accident; Another Teen was with HimRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KAAL-TV Austin

    A crash Friday resulted in the death of a Plymouth teen, police said. At about 7:18 p.m., the car veered onto the shoulder of Interstate 94 eastbound near mile marker 76 near Washington Township in Eau Claire County, Wis., the Wisconsin State Patrol said in a report.

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  2. Deer feeding, baiting to be banned in 3 more countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... one issue. Deer feeding and baiting will be prohibited in three more Wisconsin counties after a doe at an Eau Claire County deer farm tested positive last month for chronic wasting disease. The ban will take effect Aug. 1 in Eau Claire, Clark and ...

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  3. 1 Teen Dead, 2 Injured After Wisconsin CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSTP

    At about 7:18 p.m., the car veered onto the shoulder of Interstate 94 eastbound near mile marker 76 near Washington Township in Eau Claire County, Wis., the Wisconsin State Patrol said in a report. After veering onto the shoulder, the driver attempted to regain control, over-corrected and rolled, ending up in the median, police said.

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  4. Fireworks can spark unwanted memories for combat veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WAOW

    ... memory. Some it might be like, being blown up by an IED," said Adam Kohls, a Benefit Specialist at the Eau Claire County Veteran's Affair's Office. "I served for 8 years. I did a tour in Kuwait and a tour in Iraq. Certainly I understand it with my ...

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  5. Wausau police arrest gas scofflaw who altered lice...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    But thanks to tips from the public and other law enforcement, Wausau Police found the man's vehicle and took him to jail. Prosecutors are being asked to charge the man for at least 8 gasoline drive-offs in the Wausau area -- plus retail thefts while getting away in two vehicles.

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  6. Manhunt suspect appears in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... this month. Four witnesses from the Altoona Police Department, Fall Creek Police Department, and the Eau Claire County Sheriff's Department gave testimony in court Tuesday. The comment sections of our web set are designed for thoughtful, intelligent ...

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  7. Camper trailer crash closes I-94 EB in Eau Claire CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WKBT

    No one was injured when a camper trailer overturned Tuesday afternoon and blocked all lanes of traffic on I-94 Eastbound in Eau Claire County. The Wisconsin State Patrol said the incident happened at about 1:40 p.m. on I-94 at K near Eau Claire.

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  8. Eau Claire Deer Death QuestionedRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    The latest chronic wasting disease case among deer in Wisconsin has turned into a bit of a head-scratcher for the state. One deer on a breeding farm in Eau Claire county, a part of the state that hadn't yet had a case of the disease.

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  9. Dash cam video shows moments leading up to Eau Claire Co. manhuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Just released dash cam video shows the moments that led up to a manhunt in Eau Claire county earlier this month. Eau Claire County deputies first spotted suspected kidnapper Mitchell Owens at a Kwik Trip.

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  10. Dash cam video shows moments leading up to Eau Claire Co. manhuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | WKOW-TV

    Just released dash cam video shows the moments that led up to a manhunt in Eau Claire county earlier this month. Eau Claire County deputies first spotted suspected kidnapper Mitchell Owens at a Kwik Trip.

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  11. Community Transition Center celebrates move to new locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... in services, staff, and the number of people served. The CTC provides services to adults referred by Eau Claire County's Criminal Justice System or the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. The CTC's goal is to help its clients develop the skills for ...

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  12. Local SWAT teams merge to make stronger, equipped tactical unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... and so forth. It is very expensive to run a SWAT team," says Kowalczyk. Lieutenant Rodney Stearns of the Eau Claire County Sheriff's Department says it just makes sense to combine local tactical teams. "Why should we have a bunch of teams out there ...

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  13. Warning sirens sound by mistake in Eau ClaireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Warning sirens could be heard across Eau Claire just before 10 a.m. on Thursday. Greg Wallace from the Eau Claire County Communications Center said crews were in the process of installing a new siren at the Eau Claire County Dog Park on House Road in Eau Claire, when a worker activated "all call" instead of just testing the new siren.

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  14. Traffic Alert: Construction set to begin on Highland and Spooner AvenuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... the area. The $1.1 million project is expected to be completed by September. It's a joint project between Eau Claire County, the City of Altoona and the City of Eau Claire. The comment sections of our web set are designed for thoughtful, intelligent ...

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  15. Minnesota suspect held after Wisconsin manhuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | TwinCities

    A bus driver grabbed a child on the top step of the school bus to keep the child from stepping into the path of a stolen van driven by a man who became the subject of a manhunt last week in the Fall Creek area, authorities said. Billy L. Croon, 39, of St. Albany, Minn., was charged Monday in Eau Claire County Court with six felonies: four counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety and one count each of operating a motor vehicle without the owner's consent and attempting to elude an officer.

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  16. Prosecutor clears Eau Claire officer who shot unarmed manRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Channel3000

    ... reported Holte has since had problems with infections and had surgery again on Monday. The decision by Eau Claire County District Attorney Gary King came after review of a report by the state's Division of Criminal Investigation. A statement from ...

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  17. Officers track cell phone to catch suspect in Eau Claire suspicious fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... o the fire occurring and that's what caused it." Hodges will now be sent back to Wisconsin and held in the Eau Claire county jail where Thomas says detectives will interview and charge him

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  18. Second manhunt suspect in Eau Claire County chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Forty-year-old Billy Croon has been charged with seven counts including obstructing an officer and four counts of first degree recklessly endangering safety. Deputies say Croon led law enforcement on a high-speed chase after running a stop sign in Fall Creek last Wednesday.

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  19. New Information: Officer cleared in April shooting of man in Eau ClaireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    On Monday, Eau Claire County District Attorney Gary King released his decision in the case in a 10-page report. It says the actions of Officer Hunter Braatz were justified because of several different reasons, including Tyler Holte's self-professed plan to be shot by an officer, his confession to running from police, his acknowledgment that he used illegal drugs in the past and prior to the shooting, and that Braatz and another officer said they feared for their lives as they went up to Holte in a wooded area near the VFW on Starr Ave. in Eau Claire.

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  20. Traffic Alert: Crash causes backups on Highway 53Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... near the median, with crews blocking off a lane of traffic in either direction. We left a message with the Eau Claire County Sheriff's Department for more information, but have not heard back. The comment sections of our web set are designed for ...

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