A Chippewa County company is picking up the pieces today, and is wondering what started a big fire last night. More >>
Eau Claire (WQOW) - A devastating beetle is spreading in
The emerald ash borer was recently
discovered in Janesville, which is in Rock County.
That means the pest can now be found in 12 Wisconsin
counties. Last week, the beetles were found in traps in Kenosha County
as well. The ash borer hasn't made it's way to the Chippewa
Valley yet, but the city of Eau Claire has already
started trimming the number of trees that can be affected.
"We will not be
able to avoid this insect and the devastation of our ash population. But what
we are doing is taking early precautions in preparation for it as I mentioned
with the preemptive ash removal program, so we can remove ash trees on our schedule,
on our terms," said Eau Claire City Forester Todd Chwala.
Signs of emerald ash borer activity
include the top part of the ash tree dying off and "S" shaped hooks under the
If you think you have may have a
tree with emerald ash borer, call the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Fall Creek (WQOW)- A home on Partridge Road exploded Sunday afternoon. The Township Fire Department says the family is out of town and no one was hurt in the blast. Right now crews are on scene investigatingMore >>
A home on Partridge Road exploded around noon on Sunday. The Township Fire Department says the family is out of town and no one was hurt in the blast.More >>
Local scores, complete golf results, softball brackets, plus highlights from softball and golf.More >>
Local scores, complete golf results, softball brackets, plus highlights from softball (Altoona vs. Baldwin-Woodville, Superior vs. EC North, Osseo-Fairchild vs. EC Regis, McDonell vs. EC Immanuel Lutheran) and golf (WIAA Division 1, 2, & 3 regionals).More >>
Eau Claire Co. (WQOW) - Just like wearing a seat belt when you ride in a car, wearing your life vest on a boat is key to staying safe on the water. Wednesday, a new project will launch at two local boat landings.More >>
A new project to promote water safety is being launched at two local boat landings.More >>
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