Eau Claire County Newswire

Eau Claire County Newswire

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  1. Radial Hiring 600 Workers in Eau Claire, Wisconsin to Help Leading Retailers Win...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Freshnews

    Radial announced today its plan to hire an additional 600 workers in Eau Claire, Wisconsin to support the 10-fold increase in demand during the upcoming holiday season. Radial helps retailers and brands meet their customers' needs while delivering a seamless shopping experience.

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  2. Eau Claire County approves living wage ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WIGM-AM Medford

    The Eau Claire County Board has approved a living wage ordinance for contractors doing business with the county. The ordinance passed with a vote of 18 to 11. Supervisors also approved three separate amendments.

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  3. Investigation continues into crash that killed mother, girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | WAOW

    The investigation continues into the cause of a crash that killed a mother and her 3-year-old daughter in Eau Claire County. Sheriff's investigators say a car driven by 20-year-old Shania Felton left Highway 85 near Eau Claire and rolled into a pond Friday.

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  4. Investigation continues into crash that killed mother, girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Channel3000

    The investigation continues into the cause of a crash that killed a mother and her 3-year-old daughter in Eau Claire County. Sheriff's investigators say a car driven by 20-year-old Shania Felton left Highway 85 near Eau Claire and rolled into a pond Friday.

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  5. Eau Claire County footing bill for deer carcass removalRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 5 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    The Eau Claire Highway Department has footed the bill on the removal of carcasses from Eau Claire County roads since March, but they had a choice on how the carcasses would be removed: hire a contractor or use their own manpower. "They have the equipment, the trailers, and they have the disposal sites," Jon Johnson, the Eau Claire County Highway Commissioner, named as some of the main reasons Eau Claire County went with a contractor instead of using their own workers to remove carcasses from Eau Claire County roads.

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  6. Two people killed in Eau Claire Co. roll overRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | WKBT

    Eau Claire County Sheriff's Office said that Shania Felton, 20, and her daughter Taylor Thompson, 3, died on Friday, July 1, when their vehicle rolled over into a pond near the Highway 85 wayside. The Sheriff's Office said that by the time officers responded to the scene, the vehicle was completely submerged and not visible.

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  7. Eau Claire County official confirms two deaths in car crash into waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    The Eau Claire County Medical Examiner Chris Kruse told our sister station News 18 that two people are dead, including a child, following Friday's crash into a body water off of Highway 85. The Medical Examiner told News 18 a three and a half year old and a person about 20 years old were killed in the crash. The car traveling southbound on Highway 85 left the roadway and entered the water Friday afternoon.

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  8. Video of police shooting released Friday, July 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... Anthony Briski fired his gun after pepper spray and a Taser were apparently not enough. Last May the Eau Claire County DA cleared the officer of any wrongdoing in the shooting. A police department internal review also said the officer acted ...

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  9. Complaint: Sex assaults went on for 5 years Thursday, June 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    EAU CLAIRE, Wis A Eau Claire man is facing felony charges after he was accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl. According to a criminal complaint filed in Eau Claire County Court the girl said Donald Jinkerson had been sexually assaulting her for almost five years.

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  10. Eau Claire County Veteran Services reminds you to be courteous this July 4thRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | WKOW-TV

    Fireworks will soon light the sky in celebration of July 4th, but for some, the sights and sounds might trigger troubled memories. Tim Moore, the director at Eau Claire County Veteran Services , said the county serves about 75 veterans each week, some who live with post traumatic stress disorder.

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  11. Hundreds turn out for Red Flint Firecracker RaceRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2016 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... in the country." Plummer added that the on-site camping and proximity to Lowes Creek County Park make the Eau Claire County Expo Grounds an Ideal host site. The comment sections of our web set are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation ...

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  12. Eau Claire Co. committees to explore living wage proposalRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Tuesday night the Eau Claire County Board decided to give county committees more time to study a living wage proposal. The measure would also require those contracted with the county to pay their employees at least $12.68 an hour, as of January 1, 2017.

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  13. Homeowner detains one fugitive while other hides in riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Rice Lake Online

    ... to stop it. The driver failed to stop, and a check of the car's license plate came back as stolen from Eau Claire County. A 4-mile chase ensued and ended when the driver of the car entered a farm field and crashed through a fence, getting stuck on a ...

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  14. Health dept. reports lack of proper disposal of painkillersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... something that's really a priority in Wisconsin, as well as nationally," said Giese. Drop off locations in Eau Claire County are at the county courthouse and jail lobby, The Altoona Emergency Services Building, Augusta City Hall, and Fall Creek ...

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  15. CNAs face prison time after sharing photo of naked dementia patientRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Two certified nursing assistants are facing felony charges after Eau Claire police say they shared a photo of a naked dementia patient. Katie L. Mansfield, 21, from Chippewa Falls, and Meghan M. Ottum, 22, from Eau Claire, were charged Tuesday, in Eau Claire County Court with felony counts.

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  16. Violent crime down, but some crimes are up in Eau ClaireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Star Tribune

    ... Rokus wrote that 2,000 investigative hours were spent on researching the theft of $1.4 million from the Eau Claire County treasurer's office. There was just one meth possession case in the city in 2010, but that increased to five in 2011, nine in ...

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  17. Training sessions aim to halt underage tobacco & alcohol salesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... that help keep these dangerous products out of the hands of young people in our community," she said. In Eau Claire County the average age of first use of tobacco and alcohol products is 13 which Manning says makes it a public health issue. "Those ...

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  18. 30th Annual Fido & Friends Walk/Run benefits local shelter petsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    "This event really helps us provide the needed care, food, and veterinary medicine for the animals we take in every year, which is over 2,000 a year," said Eau Claire County Humane Association Assistant Director/Volunteer Coordinator Karen Rabideaux.

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  19. Statistics show excessive alcohol use common in Eau Claire CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... Claire City-County Health Department Director Lieske Giese said alcohol misuse is a significant issue in Eau Claire County. "It's one of our top health priorities for the county. A community group, Eau Claire Healthy Communities, recently did a big ...

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  20. E.C. County drug court celebrates 100th graduateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    It's not every day there's cake in a court room - but it was for a special event at the Eau Claire County Courthouse on Wednesday morning. Alysia Nelson became the 100th graduate of Eau Claire County's drug court.

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