Eau Claire County Newswire

Eau Claire County Newswire

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

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  1. Proposal would make it easier for rural counties to recycle electronicsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... of E-Cycle. "Manufacturers currently have to recycle 80% of what they sold by weight the previous year," Eau Claire County Recycling Coordinator Amanda Haffele told WEAU. "This bill is going to change that; it has to be heavier because people are ...

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  2. Whooping cough booster shot may only offer short-term protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... department says last year there were more than 650 cases of whooping cough across Wisconsin with 14 in Eau Claire County. "We know that about 60 percent of adults are fully vaccinated including that additional booster. So, we have a ways to go and ...

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  3. Health Department: Alarming rate of teen dating violence persistsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... is a victim of verbal, sexual and/or emotional abuse from a girlfriend or boyfriend. If this holds true in Eau Claire County, the department says over 2,500 teenagers in the community could be current victims of teen dating violence. "Everyone in ...

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  4. Students take a stand against underage drinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    High school students from across Eau Claire County came together Thursday night, to spread the word about the dangers of underage drinking. It's part of an effort to educate people about the risks of underage drinking, and how it negatively impacts not only the one who is drinking, but the people around them.

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  5. Eau Claire County restaurant inspection reports now available onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... foodborne illness (commonly called food poisoning). The CDC estimates that each year 17,000 residents in Eau Claire County will become sick from consuming unsafe food. "The general public has the right to know that the establishment in which they ...

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  6. President Obama proposes $1.1 B to fight heroin, opioid abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    A local sheriff says proposed funding by President Obama to help states address opioid and heroin use could be a big help in Eau Claire County. On Tuesday, President Obama proposed putting $1.1 billion toward battling heroin and prescription drug abuse.

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  7. WI Appeals Court Affirms No Constitutional Right to View Porn in the LibraryRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | WisBlawg

    ... pornographic material at a public library. He also alleged UW System administrators, campus police and Eau Claire County prosecutors conspired to harass him. The 3rd District Court of Appeals rejected his arguments Tuesday, ruling that the evidence ...

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  8. Eau Claire County Crime Stoppers kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    The Eau Claire County Crime Stoppers officially kicked off Wednesday. Crime Stoppers allows citizens to make anonymous tips through calls and on their app.

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  9. Eau Claire snowmobile trails openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    According to a press release sent out by the Eau Claire County Parks & Forest Department, all users are urged to abide by State and County regulations while on the trails. The comment sections of our web set are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate.

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  10. FoodShare eligibility rule affects hundreds in Eau Claire CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... are cutoff. "If you're a childless adult and you don't comply, you lose it all," Linda Struck said, Eau Claire County Human Services Economic Support Consortium Manager. "Up until this recent mandate, individuals could volunteer for the program," ...

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  11. Earned Income Tax Credit helps low income families.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    It's the 10th Annual Earned Income Credit Tax Awareness day and the IRS is raising awareness about this credit to help low and moderate income families save money this filing season. It's a credit that has been around for 40 years, but the IRS says it tends to get overlooked.

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  12. Bill looks to eliminate popular vaccine waiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... Eau Claire City-County Health Department says is almost double the national average. "About 700 kids in Eau Claire County, their parents made a choice to sign a conviction waiver so that they are not fully vaccinated," said Director Lieske Giese. ...

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  13. Traffic Alert: Crews respond to single-vehicle crash north of ElevaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    The crash happened Thursday morning on State Hwy. 93 near Hageness Road. That's just north of Eleva. The Eau Claire County Sheriff's Office sent a message on Twitter around 8:30 a.m. Thursday, saying there was one vehicle involved, but no lanes of ...

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  14. Appeals court upholds university library porn citationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | WAOW

    ... pornographic material at a public library. He also alleged UW System administrators, campus police and Eau Claire County prosecutors conspired to harass him. The 3rd District Court of Appeals rejected his arguments Tuesday, ruling that the evidence ...

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  15. UW-Extension losing millions in funding, recommendations made for changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... that we have to lay off some people," Erin LaFaive, Horticulture Educator and Co-Department Head of the Eau Claire County UW-Extension Office, told WEAU. "The recommendations recommend to us to address how we can be sustainable into the future," ...

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  16. Sonnheim pleaded not guilty to six counts in court, TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    A Neillsville man accused of abducting his son after breaking into his estranged wife's home, then leading deputies on a high speed chase before his arrest has entered a plea. Jason Sonnheim, 38, pleaded not guilty to six counts including two counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety Tuesday in Eau Claire County Court.

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  17. Snowmobile trails close in Eau ClaireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    With recommendation from the Eau Claire County Snowmobile Association, the Eau Claire Countywide snowmobile trails will be closed, effective Tuesday, January 26, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. due to the inadequate snow fall and the predicted warming conditions the rest of the week. The comment sections of our web set are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate.

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  18. WI Appeals Court Affirms No Constitutional Right to View Porn in the LibraryRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | WisBlawg

    ... pornographic material at a public library. He also alleged UW System administrators, campus police and Eau Claire County prosecutors conspired to harass him. The 3rd District Court of Appeals rejected his arguments Tuesday, ruling that the evidence ...

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  19. Appeals court upholds UW-Eau Claire library porn citationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... pornographic material at a public library. He also alleged UW System administrators, campus police and Eau Claire County prosecutors conspired to harass him. The 3rd District Court of Appeals rejected his arguments Tuesday, ruling that the evidence ...

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  20. Appeals court upholds UW-EC library porn citationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... pornographic material at a public library. He also alleged UW System administrators, campus police and Eau Claire County prosecutors conspired to harass him. The 3rd District Court of Appeals rejected his arguments Tuesday, ruling that the evidence ...

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