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NCAA penalizes UW-River Falls for failing to monitor scholarship programs

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>>

Rescue crews pull unconscious man from Red Cedar River

Sheriff Dennis Smith tells WQOW News 18 that deputies were called about a man threatening to jump into the Red Cedar River. 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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UW - River Falls set to break ground on 63.5 million dollar 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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Barron County students learn a lesson in texting and driving 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>>

Performance group from Selma, Ala. coming to Eau Claire Video included

Eau Claire (WQOW) Zorn Arena is home to graduation ceremonies, sporting events and concerts. This Friday, a group of students from Selma, Ala. will put on a performance of a different kind. The Freedom Foundation coordinates the Random Acts of Theater Company, or RATCo. It is a group of students from Selma, Ala. who dance, read poetry and perform theater acts to help them become leaders and work through personal issues such as poverty, losing a parent or sexual abuse. The performance is spons... 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>>

Plans to make improvements at Silver Mine Ski Hill Video included

Eau Claire (WQOW) - The Eau Claire Ski Club wants to improve the Silver Mine Ski Hill, but before it does, it wants to buy the land. Right now, the city owns it.  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>>

Increased fine for parking in a disabled spot

It will soon be three times more costly for drivers to park illegally in a disability parking spot in Wisconsin. More>>

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  • HS Sports - Tuesday

    HS Sports - Tuesday

    Local scores, plus highlights from girls soccer (EC North vs. EC Memorial), baseball (River Falls vs. EC Memorial), softball (Rice Lake vs. Chippewa Falls, Hudson vs. EC North, plus track & field (Husky Invite). More >>
    Local scores, plus highlights from girls soccer (EC North vs. EC Memorial), baseball (River Falls vs. EC Memorial), softball (Rice Lake vs. Chippewa Falls, Hudson vs. EC North, plus track & field (Husky Invite).
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  • Connor Miller Transferring To Minnesota State

    Connor Miller Transferring To Minnesota State

    Birmingham, AL (WQOW) -- Eau Claire Regis grad Connor Miller will play his senior season of college basketball at Minnesota State-Mankato.Because Miller's going from Division I Samford University to Division II, he will not have to sit out a season. Miller has one more year of eligibility left. He joins a Mavericks program that went 30-5 last season and was a #1 seed in its NCAA Division II regional..More >>
    Birmingham, AL (WQOW) -- Eau Claire Regis grad Connor Miller will play his senior season of college basketball at Minnesota State-Mankato.Because Miller's going from Division I Samford University to Division II, he will not have to sit out a season. Miller has one more year of eligibility left. He joins a Mavericks program that went 30-5 last season and was a #1 seed in its NCAA Division II regional..More >>
  • College Sports - Tuesday

    College Sports - Tuesday

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  • 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
    12%
    20 votes
    White Castle
    8%
    13 votes
    Denny's
    9%
    15 votes
    IHOP
    26%
    43 votes
    Chick-fil-A
    18%
    29 votes
    Popeyes
    8%
    14 votes
    In-N-Out Burger
    8%
    13 votes
    Other
    11%
    18 votes
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