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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>>

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.

Sony developing live-action Barbie comedy

Los Angeles (AP) -- Barbie is coming alive.Sony Pictures, Mattel and Parkes+MacDonald/Image Nation have partnered to create a live-action movie focused on the iconic doll.

EAGLE WATCH 2014: Growing Eaglets!

Decorah, IA (WQOW) - After weeks of watching the Decorah eagles make their nest and lay three eggs, ALL of them have hatched! Head to our Decorah Eagle page to watch the live stream and check out our photo More>>

Wash. school bus driver accused of bullying developmentally disabled girl

A school bus driver in Olympia, Wash., has been placed on leave while the school district investigates accusations that he bullied a developmentally disabled 14-year-old girl. More>>

SKorea ferry toll hits 146 as search gets tougher Video included


The grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged South Korea ferry proceeded rapidly Wednesday, with the official death toll reaching 146, though a government official said divers must now rip through cabin walls to... More>>

1 year after bombs, Boston Marathon a celebration


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

The calendar for a local school district is changing again because of a new law. 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>>

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>>

Chelsea Clinton expecting first child Video included

The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced at a Clinton Foundation event in New York that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are "very excited" to be having their first child later this year. 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>>

DPI won't revoke license of porn-viewing teacher

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will not revoke the license of a teacher who viewed pornographic emails at work, despite Gov. Scott Walker's request that swift action be taken to revoke the license. More>>

Man sentenced in fatal stabbing case

A man charged in the stabbing death of a teenager in Eau Claire has been sentenced. More>>

Jefferson Award Winner: Tom Leuck Video included

Bread, pickles and mustard. Those are three ingredients that make up Tom Leuck's signature brat sandwich. Those who know the chef say generous, passionate, and relentless are ingredients that make up Tom Leuck. More>>

Wisconsin schools turn more often to voters for money

Voters approved 23 of the 35 referenda Wisconsin school districts placed on April 1 ballots to raise money for operating costs. More>>

Albino deer and tundra swans among April DNR hearing Video included

Those are two of the proposals on the agenda for the spring DNR hearings held in every county in the state in April. More>>

April snow storm moves out, but it left its mark

In Eau Claire we ended up with close to 8 inches, even 9 in some neighborhoods. More>>

Confluence supporters say they've topped $5 million in pledges

Despite uncertainty surrounding the Confluence Project, supporters say hundreds of thousands of dollars have been pledged in the past six weeks. More>>

River deck plans go in front of city commission

An idea in the works for close to 10 years will go in front of a city commission next week. More>>

PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Snow sculptures in Boyd Park

Eau Claire (WQOW) - As part of Volume One's "Winter After Hours" event held throughout the winter, two local artists are getting creative with their snow carvings. Jason Anhorn and Steve Bateman help More>>

Ladysmith man charged with beating pregnant girlfriend

Kristopher Pahl, from Ladysmith, was arrested earlier this month. A woman told police she is pregnant with his child, and that he became angry when she told him she did not want to be in a relationship. More>>

MN company to pay up in Wisconsin frac sand pollution case

The Department of Justice reaches a settlement with a frac sand company following a spill. More>>

Classroom grant will support families at home

In a week that's all about family, RCU is cooking up a way to give dinner time a boost. More>>

Documents: Teen cut teacher's throat, left note

Court documents show a popular Massachusetts teacher who police say was killed by one of her students was found in the woods with her throat slit and a note that read, "I hate you all." More>>

Citizen offers $10,000 reward to help solve horse attack

Thanks to a concerned citizen, the reward in a Dunn County case has been increased substantially. More>>

PHOTOS: October 4, 2013 Tornado outbreak

Around 4 p.m. Friday storms started developing in Northeast Nebraska. More>>

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