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Power outage leaves some Menomonie residents in the dark

UPDATE: Xcel Energy has restored power to about two dozen homes in the Menomonie area that were left in the dark for a couple of hours Monday morning.
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Tweeting teacher reprimanded in California

The Newark Unified School District gave a written reprimand to Newark High School teacher Krista Hodges, who tweeted between April and June that she wanted to stab and pour coffee on some of her students, according to the Oakland Tribune. More>>

Friday marks 9 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

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It was nine years ago Friday that Hurricane Katrina made landfall, forever changing the lives of those along the Gulf Coast. More>>

Labor Day weekend brings heavy travel to Wisconsin roads Video included

According to AAA Wisconsin, more than 730,000 badger state residents are expected to travel over the weekend. That represents a slight increase over last year.  More>>

Governor Walker says state budget will improve

Gov. Scott Walker says he will deal with a drop in tax collections by controlling expenses and by doing things to help the overall economy improve. More>>

Young man sentenced to prison for beating man beyond recognition

Cody Angel, from Durand, was sentenced this week to three years behind bars.
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Police release details about Memorial High School teen who was seriously injured

On Thursday, August 7, 2014, at 7:06 PM, the Eau Claire Police Department and Eau Claire Fire / EMS were dispatched to a one vehicle crash in the parking lot on the east side of Memorial High School.
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Local Red Cross volunteer headed to California for earthquake relief

Luong Huynh, American Red Cross Disaster Program Specialist, is traveling to Napa, California to support the Red Cross disaster response efforts following Sunday's 6.0 magnitude earthquake.
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Former Dane County sheriff's deputy charged in deaths of wife and sister-in-law Video included

A former Dane County sheriff's deputy charged in the deaths of his wife and sister-in-law
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NEW INFORMATION: Lease extension granted for Post Office with stipulations Video included

The lease at the current Post Office building on Barstow Street in Eau Claire is set to expire at the end of September. More>>

Woodman's grocery store breaks ground Video included

Today, a crew in Altoona began digging at the future site of Woodman's grocery store, in the River Prairie area off of Highway 53. More>>

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  • Chefs, breeders pair up to produce tastier veggies

    Chefs, breeders pair up to produce tastier veggies

    There's a good chance that many of the trendy vegetables foodies latch on to in the next decade will come from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.More >>
    There's a good chance that many of the trendy vegetables foodies latch on to in the next decade will come from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.More >>
  • Grand Opening for Elk Mound Library

    Grand Opening for Elk Mound Library

    A garage, turned laundromat, turned library, has been unveiled in Elk Mound. The library has been open to the public since April 1st; however, the grand opening was today. A lot of construction was needed to complete this remodel. But according to Katie Johnson, Elk Mound's new Librarian, it was well worth it. More >>
    A garage, turned laundromat, turned library, has been unveiled in Elk Mound. The library has been open to the public since April 1st; however, the grand opening was today. A lot of construction was needed to complete this remodel. But according to Katie Johnson, Elk Mound's new Librarian, it was well worth it. More >>
  • People clean up after Friday's storm

    People clean up after Friday's storm

    Eau Claire Co. (WQOW) -The storm ripped through the area Friday afternoon. On Saturday, several property owners along County Hwy II, south of Hwy 93, were cleaning up broken tree branches.More >>
    Eau Claire Co. (WQOW) -The storm ripped through the area Friday afternoon. On Saturday, several property owners along County Hwy II, south of Hwy 93, were cleaning up broken tree branches.More >>
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