Eau Claire County Newswire

Eau Claire County Newswire

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

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  1. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

    ... wide based on unofficial results. The average turnout in the past three primaries was less than 6 percent. Eau Claire County had a larger turnout than the state's average at 8.5 percent.

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  2. CNA fired after sending inappropriate photo of resident over SnapchatRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | McKnightsonline.com

    A certified nursing assistant at a Wisconsin skilled nursing facility was fired and faces criminal charges after he allegedly sent a photo of a long-term care resident to a friend via Snapchat. While the specific nature of the photo was unclear, Nathan Grommersch, 26, appeared in Eau Claire County Court Monday, where a $1,500 signature bond was set.

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  3. Police recover gun at scene of Eau Claire couple's deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | SFGate

    In this Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, photo, the Wisconsin State Patrol, Eau Claire County sheriffs deputies, Eau Claire fire emergency responders and the Eau Claire Police Department's Crime Scene Unit respond to gunshots report in Eau Claire, Wis. less In this Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, photo, the Wisconsin State Patrol, Eau Claire County sheriffs deputies, Eau Claire fire emergency responders and the Eau Claire Police Department's Crime Scene Unit respond to ... more Eau Claire Police chief Jerry Staniszewski makes a statement regarding the Monday night shooting during a media briefing at the Eau Claire County Courthouse in Eau Claire, Wis., Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017.

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  4. Salty winter roads can cause damage to your vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | WTVG-TV Toledo

    ... as coating the vehicle so they don't rust like they used to. However, there's no stopping Mother Nature." Eau Claire County Highway Commissioner Jon Johnson says his trucks put down a half-pound of salt per foot of highway, but they also have to ...

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  5. Four horses on the loose, Eau Claire officers looking for ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | WAOW

    ... enforcement have not been able to corral the horses to safety, and the horses are still on the loose. The Eau Claire County Humane Association is asking for the horses' owner to come forward and help staff and law enforcement in corralling the ...

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  6. Opioid prescribers face new requirement in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | WAOW

    ... us to ge the data we need to safely prescribe drugs." The database can also help local law enforcement. Eau Claire County Sheriff Ron Cramer said he has asked legislators for this requirement since working undercover with the drug task force in the ...

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  7. Racine man ruled incompetent for trial in sister's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The criminal case for the Racine man accused of killing his sister has been suspended indefinitely after an Eau Claire County judge ruled him incompetent and unable to understand the court proceedings or assist with his defense. The Leader-Telegram reports that 74-year-old James J. Bonczkowski is charged with a felony count of first-degree intentional homicide for the beating, strangulation and stabbing death of his sister, 75-year-old Alexandra "Sandy" Marifke.

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  8. DNR presents CWD Response Plan, listens to public feedbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | WKOW-TV

    It's an issue a lot of people only think about during hunting season, but chronic wasting disease remains a problem year round, and the DNR is looking for your help to combat the issue. In the coming month, DNR leaders will hold a meeting in every county to discuss action plans to combat CWD, and it gets started Wednesday in Eau Claire County.

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  9. Man sentenced to 7 years in prison for child sexual assaultFormer...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | Norwalk Reflector

    Troy J. Carroll, 44, now of Eau Claire, Wis., was sentenced last month by Eau Claire County Judge Michael Schumacher. The defendant was arrested after a 9-year-old Falls Creek, Wis., girl told police he touched her under her clothing in August 2015.

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  10. Fall Creek man arrested in his father's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | WKOW-TV

    A Fall Creek man who was hurt in a struggle with his son Tuesday has since died, and his son has been arrested in his death. Eau Claire County Medical Examiner Chris Kruse told our sister station WQOW that 50-year-old Edward Kohls died Thursday after life support was discontinued.

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  11. Fall Creek area farm couple rescued from siloRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Owatonna People's Press

    ... of the department's rescue division members lives a short distance away from the Anderson farm. "He and a (Eau Claire County sheriff's) deputy got there about the same time and started hunting for the people," Parker said. Three silos at the front ...

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  12. Hand recount will continue until Dec 12 deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    It's likely going to take Eau Claire County the full ten days to count all of its 55,000 ballots by hand. The county says it's just as cheap and easy to count the presidential ballots by hand as it is to take the steps needed to certify a machine recount.

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  13. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | WKOW-TV

    ... called a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA). Fifty-five of Wisconsin's 72 claim this title. While Eau Claire County is not one of them, every surrounding county is. Texas is the only state across the nation that needs more psychiatrists to ...

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  14. DNR reminds hunters of changes before hitting the woods for the openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | WKOW-TV

    ... ditches. You can dispose of them at Tower Ridge County Recreation Area in the Township of Seymour, or Lake Eau Claire County Park, north of Augusta, through December 14.

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  15. DNR recognizes recycling awards winners as part of America Recycles Day celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | State of Wisconsin

    ... to expand their waste diversion services through collaboration with regional programs and education. Eau Claire County, the Incourage organization and Wisconsin State Fair received the award for Special Events. These programs increased opportunities ...

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  16. CWD sampling plan in place for Eau Claire, Clark and Jackson counties for 2016 deer hunting seasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | State of Wisconsin

    ... disease testing. In June 2015, CWD was detected in a captive white-tailed deer on a breeding facility in Eau Claire County. Two deer that escaped from this facility earlier that same year were shot in the fall of 2015 and were found to be CWD ...

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  17. Cop Shooting Suspect In CustodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Authorities in northwestern Wisconsin say they have arrested 43 year old Doug Nitek, a suspect in the shooting of a western Wisconsin sheriff's deputy. Nitek was arrested at 10:18 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30. Deputies used the Eau Claire County Regional Robot to search a residence at the scene of the incident, where they were shot at once before Nitek surrendered.

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  18. Rusk County Deputy Killed And Suspect ApprehendedRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2016 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    ... Department were the Ladysmith and Rice Lake Police Departments, the Barron, Washburn, Sawyer, and Eau Claire County Swat Teams, and the Wisconsin DNR. On (Sunday) October 30, 2016 at 10:18am while deploying the Eau Claire County Regional Robot to ...

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  19. Sheriff's deputy shot dead in W. Wisconsin; suspect on the looseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | Star Tribune

    ... nforcement responded from the Ladysmith and Rice Lake police departments, the Barron, Washburn, Sawyer and Eau Claire County SWAT teams and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

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  20. Campaign sign vandalism continues in Eau ClaireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | WKOW-TV

    ... view the signs from both parties as being an important part of that free speech," Beverly Wickstrom, the Eau Claire County Democratic Party Chair said. "We really hope that those who have been thinking this was a good or funny thing to do will stop ...

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