Eau Claire County Newswire

Eau Claire County Newswire

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

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  1. Eau Claire County Fair wraps upRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Sunday wrapped up the last day of the 2015 Eau Claire County Fair, hoping to teach kids valuable life lessons about hard work and building relationships. President of the Eau Claire County Leaders Association, Jodi Thesing-Ritter said they've had a fabulous week with a really active group of 4-her's.

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  2. State Patrol: 5 Hurt In Eau Claire County (Wis.) Rollover CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... responded at about 2:49 p.m. to a rollover crash on westbound Interstate 94 in the Town of Union in Eau Claire County. When officers arrived, a 2000 Ford Explorer being driven by an 18-year-old Minneapolis man lost control and rolled over. That ...

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  3. Deer baiting and hunting ban in effect in three local countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Deer feeding and hunting over bait is now banned in Eau Claire, Clark, and Jackson counties after a doe died from Chronic Wasting Disease. State law requires the ban to extend a 10-mile radius from the confirmed case, which happened on a farm in Fairchild in Eau Claire County.

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  4. New program to help those in need purchase healthy and local foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... able to eat fresh, local and healthy food." Registered Dietitian and Public Health Nutritionist from the Eau Claire County Health Department, Ruth Killness, helps to publicize the program. "We promote the token program, so they can get a better ...

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  5. Eau Claire man behind bars after police say he kidnapped womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... was taken into custody on Tuesday and appeared in court Thursday morning. He is now being held at the Eau Claire County Jail. But this is a case that investigators say has become a larger issue in our area. Which is why local law enforcement has ...

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  6. Suicide increasing in Eau Claire Co., police discuss suicide negotiation trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    With suicide on the rise in Eau Claire County, training officers to successfully negotiate with those looking to inflict harm on themselves is becoming increasingly important. The Eau Claire Police Department responded to a call of a potentially suicidal man standing on top of the forest street bridge around 7p.m., Wednesday.

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  7. Rhinelander administrator search down to four fina...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... 10th Judicial District for the State Supreme Court in Eau Claire and a former Clerk of Circuit Court for Eau Claire county; Daryl DeDeker, the Business Administrator for Portage County; and Matt Heiser, the current Village Administrator for ...

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  8. Property taxes due in Eau Claire CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    If you live in Eau Claire County, and haven't paid the second half of your property taxes, you only have a couple days left. The comment sections of our web set are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate.

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  9. Serial killer asks Washington County judge for fre...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A 68-year-old man is trying again to go free, after killing four men in the 1980s in western and southeast Wisconsin. A judge in Washington County orders two psychiatrists to check out Alvin Taylor.

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  10. Wanted man arrested in Eau ClaireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... believed to have a knife and was also wanted for unrelated charges. Goodman is currently being held in the Eau Claire County jail on several possible charges including battery, false imprisonment, and domestic abuse. The comment sections of our web ...

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  11. Former DA Wright to serve as Eau Claire County JudgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... integrity, and commitment to the rule of law that makes him an excellent choice for the role. Wright was Eau Claire County District Attorney in 2012. He currently practices civil litigation at Herrick & Hart, S.C. in Eau Claire. He has been ...

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  12. Man in custody after running from Eau Claire County Sheriff's DeputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    The Eau Claire County Sheriff's Department said a man who ran from deputies Friday night is now behind bars. The sheriff's department said Duss has several outstanding warrants.

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  13. Tornado Warning issued for eastern Eau Claire County until 11:30 p.m. FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... without power. The power for those customers was expected to be restored around 2:30 a.m. Saturday. The Eau Claire County Sheriff's Office posted on its Twitter page that the Blake Shelton show at Country Jam was called off at 10:20 p.m. Friday, and ...

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  14. Chippewa Valley change in work force as baby boomers retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Over the next decade, Chippewa Valley will see a major demographic change in work force as the baby boomer generation begins to retire. Currently one out of five people in Eau Claire county is 60 years or older.

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  15. County battles growing grass along highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... growing grass with tight budgets and some counties, including Eau Claire, are in a tight spot this year. Eau Claire County's acting highway commissioner says things are growing so fast they can barely keep up. While the county has mowed a large ...

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  16. Ice cream social to celebrate religious freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... issue first came about after an Amish family in Fairchild was ordered to leave their home for violating Eau Claire county building codes. Several slices of pie and scoops of ice cream were served as members of the Amish and English community ...

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  17. SKYWARN 13: Severe storm overnight leaves damage, power outages in Chippewa ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    The storm reached the Eau Claire area around 2 a.m. Saturday with frequent lightning and thunder. The Eau Claire County Sheriff's Office said on its Twitter page that deputies responded to many traffic hazards caused by the storm.

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  18. Law enforcement work to ensure safety at area festivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... earlier in June, Friday and Saturday is the Eaux Claires festival, and July 23-25, Country Jam starts. Eau Claire County Sheriff Ron Cramer said meeting the need for the festivals means putting in more time on their end. "This is new to us, but it's ...

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  19. Budget cuts for UW-Extension, Cooperative ExtensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... their counties, but it is going to change the way Extension looks as a whole state-wide. That will impact Eau Claire County at some point," said Co-Department Head of the Eau Claire County Extension Sara Donnerbauer. About 40 percent of the ...

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  20. Crow tests positive for West Nile virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    A dead crow found in Eau Claire County on June 26th has tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the first bird that has tested positive in 2015 for West Nile virus in Eau Claire County since surveillance for the mosquito-transmitted virus began May 1. "The positive bird means that residents of Eau Claire County need to be more vigilant in preventing mosquito bites," Lieske Giese, Director of the Eau Claire City-County Health Department said.

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