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Driver thrown from vehicle after rollover in Eau Claire County

(WQOW)-Deputies say it happened Wednesday morning around 5:30 at Highway 12 and County Highway R, just west of Augusta.
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Disc golf course now open for season

The Eau Claire County Parks Forest Department says the 36-hole course is located off S. 82nd Avenue in the Tower Ridge Recreation Area, in the Town of Seymour.
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CONTINUING COVERAGE: Tube take out approved by Eau Claire City Council Video included

As the temperature rises, the Chippewa River begins to look more like a bowl of cheerios as tubes fill the river and now, they're being given another exit point.  More>>

Update on Confluence Project development agreement negotiations Video included

The Eau Claire City Council goes behind closed doors to talk about the Confluence Project but not without a debate first.       More>>

Gunman arrested after taking hostage in Wittenberg Video included

 A gunman held a fast food worker hostage for about an hour Tuesday in Wittenberg, let him go unharmed and then surrendered himself.
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Experts make case for online voter registration in Wisconsin Video included

Online voter registration is a reality in nearly 20 states and experts made their case for why Wisconsin should consider adding itself to that list. More>>

Altoona man goes to great lengths to honor his physical therapist Video included

Chippewa Falls (WQOW) - Whether it's walking or talking, re-training your body to do anything is not easy. It takes a patient physical therapist and a powerful person to find success. More>>

Local business proposes plans to vertically expand landfill Video included

Eau Claire (WQOW) - Advanced Disposal said it needs more space to deal with an increase in garbage. The company wants to expand the Seven Mile Creek Landfill in Eau Claire. More>>

Man sentenced for setting off homemade bombs

Justin Woody was sentenced Monday. He was charged with detonating four explosive devices on Eau Claire's south side in late 2012 and early 2013.
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Local author pens first book in trilogy before 13th birthday Video included

Starting a bucket list is on many people's bucket list...as well as other common threads like running a marathon or publishing a book....or maybe just writing one. Emily Rawn has done just that before even reaching age 13.
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UPDATE: Woman's death ruled drowning

The provisional report from the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Officer indicates there were no acute traumatic injuries. The blood ethanol (BAC) is reported at .216%. More>>

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  • 1 year after bombs, Boston Marathon a celebration

    1 year after bombs, Boston Marathon a celebration

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:53 AM EDT2014-04-22 11:53:23 GMT
    Unfinished business. Defiance. Hope, strength and resilience. They used different words but the meaning was the same for thousands of people who were stopped by twin bombings at last year's Boston Marathon and...More >>
    Unfinished business. Defiance. Hope, strength and resilience. They used different words but the meaning was the same for thousands of people who were stopped by twin bombings at last year's Boston Marathon and came...More >>
  • New law giving schools flexibility already having an impact

    New law giving schools flexibility already having an impact

    The calendar for a local school district is changing again because of a new law.More >>
    The calendar for a local school district is changing again because of a new law.More >>
  • Mock tornado watch and warning takes place on Thursday

    Mock tornado watch and warning takes place on Thursday

    Eau Claire (WQOW) - The cost of winter could pale in comparison to spring and summer if severe weather packs a punch. Today's warm, windy weather is a good reminder of how quickly things can change in Wisconsin. Nick Grunseth, WQOW’s meteorologist, said to prepare for the worst. "It can happen anywhere, any place, as long as the conditions are right." The calm before the storm can take its course without warning. Grunseth said, "Knowing what to do in the event of severe weather will make it...More >>
    Eau Claire (WQOW) - The cost of winter could pale in comparison to spring and summer if severe weather packs a punch. Today's warm, windy weather is a good reminder of how quickly things can change in Wisconsin. Nick Grunseth, WQOW’s meteorologist, said to prepare for the worst. "It can happen anywhere, any place, as long as the conditions are right." The calm before the storm can take its course without warning. Grunseth said, "Knowing what to do in the event of severe weather will make it...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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    COLLEGE BASEBALLWIACUW-LA CROSSE 17UW-STOUT 10UW-LA CROSSE 12UW-STOUT 5===============================COLLEGE SOFTBALLWIACUW-RIVER FALLS 0UW-STOUT 3UW-RIVER FALLS 2UW-STOUT 4More >>
  • 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
    10%
    10 votes
    White Castle
    9%
    8 votes
    Denny's
    10%
    9 votes
    IHOP
    26%
    23 votes
    Chick-fil-A
    19%
    17 votes
    Popeyes
    7%
    6 votes
    In-N-Out Burger
    8%
    7 votes
    Other
    11%
    10 votes
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