There is a vacancy in Chippewa Falls that can make governing a little tricky.More >>
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The state Department of Natural Resources is warning people to keep fireworks out of state parks and forests.
Wisconsin State Parks Program Chief Ranger Jason Fritz says fireworks are illegal in the parks and forests and rangers will strictly enforce the ban. Citations can run up to $200 and parents can be held liable for any fires their children start with fireworks.
Fritz says sparklers are allowed in parks and forests, but rangers would rather not see them because they're fire hazards.
The DNR has been monitoring dry conditions across southern Wisconsin. The agency has imposed burning restrictions in 11 counties. Barring rain ahead of the July 4th holiday, wildfire risk in southern Wisconsin is expected to remain high.
Eau Claire (WQOW) - Eau Claire Police say a body has been pulled out of the Chippewa River. Police say canoeists spotted what they believed was a body on Monday not far from the Short Street Bridge. TheMore >>
The UW-Eau Claire Police Department has informed me that the body of David Patrick Rodgers was recovered Monday evening from the Chippewa River.More >>
Dunn County (WQOW) - A Pennsylvania truck driver has been fined for what he said at a Menomonie convenience store last month. Steve Eliou was accused of telling others in the store the Army fuel tankerMore >>
A Pennsylvania truck driver has been fined for what he said at a Menomonie convenience store last month.More >>
Chippewa Falls (WQOW) - It wasn't an eleventh hour decision in Chippewa Falls Tuesday night... Instead, it was a 12th. A contract was approved Tuesday night between the police department and city councilMore >>
A contract was approved Tuesday night between the police department and city council to change officer hours from eight a day to twelve.More >>
Eau Claire County (WQOW)- Murder charges were filed today against an Altoona man accused of killing his girlfriend last week in the home they shared. 41-year-old Ying Xiong was charged Tuesday with firstMore >>
Murder charges were filed today against an Altoona man accused of killing his girlfriend last week in the home they shared.More >>
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