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Chippewa County looks to shift employees to a pay for performance policy Video included

Chippewa Falls (WQOW) - Work often comes with a price tag. For Chippewa County administrators, they're taking the bars of workmanship to the next level. More>>

Minnesota dance coach fired in hazing incident

The Post-Bulletin reports the school board voted Monday not to renew a contract with Bomber Dance Team head coach Madi Salisbury. Cannon Falls Superintendent Beth Giese says the decision was made to protect students, in accordance with the state's weapons policy. More>>

Colorado city declines anti-pot 'lab rat' campaign

A provocative anti-marijuana campaign aimed at Colorado youths has angered marijuana activists for its tag line, "Don't Be a Lab Rat." Now a Colorado city is holding off on displaying a human-size cage used in the campaign after a school district raised concerns. More>>

Shots fired at Minneapolis emergency room entry

No one was hurt when a gunman sprayed rounds toward an emergency room entrance at Hennepin County Medical Center in downtown Minneapolis. More>>

19-year-old man dies pulling tractor from mud in Wisconsin

Authorities say a 19-year-old man trying to free a tractor stuck in mud in southwestern Wisconsin was killed when he was hit in the head by a tow strap. More>>

U.S. Appeals Court Judges express skepticism over Wisconsin same-sex marriage ban Video included

CHICAGO (WKOW) -- Dozens of supporters and opponents of Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban converged on the U.S. 7th District Court of Appeals Tuesday morning to hear attorneys for the state and eight plaintiff couples make their arguments to a three-judge panel. The overwhelming sense from people on both sides of the argument afterwards was that the judges were not buying the state's rationale for keeping the ban in place."You never know what the court's gonna do, but I was pleased by the gen... More>>

Jefferson Award Winner: Ellie Quella Video included

 She's a volunteer with a warm spot in her heart for cold noses.
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Downtown demolition draws spectators to sidewalks Video included

There is only one more building that needs to be torn down to make way for the Confluence Project, it's the one closest to the river.   More>>

First work day for Chippewa Falls teachers Video included

Chippewa Falls (WQOW) - With fresh pencils, pens and erasers, teachers throughout Wisconsin said good bye to their summer vacations, and hello to this year's classrooms. More than 400 teachers gathered together at the high school in Chippewa Falls today: for staff meetings and speeches throughout the day. Max Garland, the Poet Laureate for the state of Wisconsin was a special guest speaker. For lunch, the administration showed their appreciation for the staff. They teamed up and served the te... More>>

NEW DETAILS: Investigators say Eau Claire man admitted to shooting and killing wife Video included

On Tuesday, Thomas Biesterveld was in court, making his first appearance in front of a judge on a charge of 1st degree murder. Police say Biesterveld confessed to them that he killed his wife Lois, and that he did so after the two had an argument. More>>

UPDATE: Cameron girl presented with award for quick-thinking in scary situation Video included

Tuesday the Barron County Sunrise Rotary and Rice Lake Police Department presented her with the "Super Star Award"! Congratulations Isabelle!
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  • HS Sports - Tuesday

    HS Sports - Tuesday

    Chippewa Falls wins its BRC opener against Rice LakeChippewa Falls wins its BRC opener against Rice Lake
    Local scores, plus highlights from boys soccer (Rice Lake vs. Chippewa Falls, Hudson vs. EC North) and girls volleyball (Stevens Point vs. EC Memorial).More >>
    Local scores, plus highlights from boys soccer (Rice Lake vs. Chippewa Falls, Hudson vs. EC North) and girls volleyball (Stevens Point vs. EC Memorial).
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  • UW FB: Opportunity For Tanner McEvoy

    UW FB: Opportunity For Tanner McEvoy

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     Wisconsin continues its preparations for Saturday's Kickoff Classic matchup with LSU, and still, no one in the Badgers program is letting on who's going to start at quarterback for the UW.More >>
     Wisconsin continues its preparations for Saturday's Kickoff Classic matchup with LSU, and still, no one in the Badgers program is letting on who's going to start at quarterback for the UW. More >>
  • EC Regis VB Ready For 2014 Season

    EC Regis VB Ready For 2014 Season

     The last we saw of the Eau Claire Regis girls volleyball team, the Ramblers were celebrating a WIAA Division 3 state title at the Resch Center in Green Bay.More >>
     The last we saw of the Eau Claire Regis girls volleyball team, the Ramblers were celebrating a WIAA Division 3 state title at the Resch Center in Green Bay. More >>
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