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Michaels store in Eau Claire among those impacted by security breach

About 2.6 million cards may have been affected nationwide. More>>

Xcel Energy prepared for spring storm feedback on social media Video included

In addition to taking calls, Xcel Energy's Eau Claire offices handle web interaction company-wide. That's 3.4 million electric customers in eight states. More>>

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

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A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets, where broken windows and debris fell, but there were no early reports of major damage or casualties. More>>

CONTINUING COVERAGE: New Menomonie superintendent to be announced

The search for a new Menomonie superintendent is down to three. More>>

Transcript shows ferry captain delayed evacuation Video included

Fresh questions arose about whether quicker action by the captain of a doomed ferry could have saved lives, even as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of passengers still missing Friday and feared dead. More>>

Vets with claims for benefits could soon see even longer wait times Video included

Both politicians and veterans service professionals are expressing concerns that a new online claims system being initiated by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) could result in longer wait times for Wisconsin veterans seeking benefits. More>>

New CVTC Fire Safety Center is one of only four like it in the country Video included

"In basic fire training, fire fighters get a very minimal amount of flammable liquids training and this is going to be able to fill a void that exists in that,"Ken Nessel, the facility manager says. More>>

Eau Claire man shares impact of having free clinic as resource Video included

A clinic that provides free care to those in need is one destination for your United Way dollars.  Recently, WQOW News 18 has been tracking that money, asking where your dollars go. More>>

Town hall meeting about safety of your electronic medical records

As more hospitals use technology to store and sometimes share medical records, patients have questions.  They want to know their personal information is protected. More>>

Baby flown to hospital with head injuries, father charged with abuse

The three-and-a-half month old baby girl was brought to the Rice Lake Hospital on Saturday by her parents, then had to be flown to Regions Hospital. More>>

Milwaukee Co. man accused of killing blind wife because she was nagging

Prosecutors charged Jack Lang of Oak Creek with first-degree intentional homicide Thursday. More>>

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  • Decorah Eagle Cam

    Decorah Eagle Cam

    The Eagle Cam is back!  Watch live as eagles build their nest and family!More >>
    The Decorah eagles became international stars in 2011, when their nest went viral. To date, over 280 million people from 84 countries have followed the eagle family from eggs to fledgling birds, watching every aspect of life in a wild nest.More >>
  • Ukraine Crisis

    Ukraine Crisis

    Read the latest on the developing tension between Ukraine and Russia.More >>
    Read the latest on the developing tension between Ukraine and Russia.More >>
  • Downtown Eau Claire Confluence Project

    Downtown Eau Claire Confluence Project

    The Confluence Project includes a new community arts center and university student housing that will be built at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers in downtown Eau Claire.More >>
    The Confluence Project includes a new community arts center, commercial/retail complex and university student housing that will be built at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers in downtown Eau Claire.More >>
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