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NEW INFORMATION: Man pulled from the Red Cedar River expected to recover

Sheriff Dennis Smith tells WQOW News 18 that deputies were called about a man threatening to jump into the Red Cedar River. More>>

Students hear texting and driving warning from man responsible for fatal crash Video included

As the weather warms up, more young people will hit the road.   Law enforcement says now is the perfect time for students to hear about the dangers of texting and driving. More>>

Man sentenced after being accused of punching pregnant girlfriend

Probation has been ordered for a western Wisconsin man who was accused of punching his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach.
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High School students face consequences from Nerf guns Video included

A trending game called "Nerf Wars” left some Wausau West seniors with disorderly conduct citations Tuesday night.
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UW-River Falls set to break ground on $63.5 million building Video included

A western Wisconsin university is getting ready to break ground on a 63.5 million dollar building project.
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NCAA penalizes UW-River Falls for failing to monitor scholarship programs Video included

The University of Wisconsin, River Falls did not monitor its scholarship process, according to findings by the NCAA Division III Committee on Infractions. Over a five year period, Wisconsin-River Falls’ head football coach was involved in the arrangement of scholarship packages for five student assistant coaches, contrary to NCAA rules. More>>

Stanley prison inmates shown options at Employment and Resource Fair

Stanley prison inmates shown options at Employment and Resource Fair Video included

Inmates got the chance to explore possible job opportunities, and also talk with other organizations like the DMV to learn what they'll need to do to get behind the wheel again. More>>

Volunteers needed for city clean-up Video included

Eau Claire (WQOW) - Warmer temps mean fresh air and a little bit of spring cleaning. But it's not just our homes that need a little TLC, it's our city too. More>>

$3 million verdict in fracking lawsuit

A Dallas jury has awarded $3 million to a North Texas couple who sued a drilling company over alleged contamination. More>>

Police respond to report of man with gun, find UWEC student with toy gun Video included

At 11:08 a.m. on Wednesday, April 23, Eau Claire police officers were dispatched to 510 S. Farwell St. for a report of a “man with a gun” in the alley.
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Gov. Walker signs officer-involved deaths bill Video included

The sponsors of a bill that that mandates Wisconsin police departments use outside investigators to probe officer-involved deaths says Gov. Scott Walker has signed the measure into law. More>>

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  • Kyle Cody Adjusting To UK Bullpen

    Kyle Cody Adjusting To UK Bullpen

     McDonell Central H.S. grad Kyle Cody is adjusting to a new role this season with the University of Kentucky baseball team. More >>
     McDonell Central H.S. grad Kyle Cody is adjusting to a new role this season with the University of Kentucky baseball team. More >>
  • College Sports - Wednesday

    College Sports - Wednesday

    Local scores, box scores, plus highlights from softball (UW-Eau Claire vs. UW-Superior). More >>
    Local scores, box scores, plus highlights from softball (UW-Eau Claire vs. UW-Superior).
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  • Scott Kilgallon Reflects On Time At UWEC

    Scott Kilgallon Reflects On Time At UWEC

     Outgoing UW-Eau Claire athletic director Scott Kilgallon says he's proud of the athletic and academic success of the program.More >>
     Outgoing UW-Eau Claire athletic director Scott Kilgallon says he's proud of the athletic and academic success of the program.More >>
  • News 18 Web Poll

  • What restaurant or fast food joint would you like to see open up shop in our area?

  • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

    Long John Silver's
    11%
    20 votes
    White Castle
    9%
    15 votes
    Denny's
    10%
    17 votes
    IHOP
    26%
    44 votes
    Chick-fil-A
    17%
    29 votes
    Popeyes
    8%
    14 votes
    In-N-Out Burger
    9%
    15 votes
    Other
    10%
    18 votes
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