Ying Xiong appears in court for the first time.More >>
Eau Claire (WQOW) - Work on Eau
$42 million jail is almost complete.
The county is holding open houses
this weekend for the public to check out the new jail. The new, 260 bed jail is
bigger than the old one, and allows the sheriff's department to house inmates
according to classification, based on their behavior. The entire project,
including the courthouse remodel, is under budget right now, but that could
change. The Huber portion of the current jail now needs to be remodeled,
something the county hadn't planned on originally doing. The number of female Huber
inmates has gone down-- so the county will be moving those inmates to the male Huber
side. But modifications need to be done in order to house both male and female
"We will be in the
process of removing the cells on the third floor that currently hold prisoners,
and we will spend several months doing that," says Jim Dunning, the
President of the Eau Claire County Building Committee.
The county is considering leasing
the extra space that will be left after the remodeling on the third floor to an
like to take a look inside the new county jail, there will be another open
house Sunday from nine to one. They'll be giving tours of the jail every 15
minutes. The tours last about 45 minutes.
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 >>
Press Release from the Clark County Sheriff's Department: On Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at about 9:15 am the Clark County Sheriff's Department received a 9-1-1 call of a car versus train crash on CenturyMore >>
On Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at about 9:15 am the Clark County Sheriff's Department received a 9-1-1 call of a car versus train crash on Century Rd. just east of Basswood Ave., Township of Unity.More >>
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A new study raises concerns about Wisconsin's long-term economy, in part because it relies too heavily on industries that are now facing a decline. A Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reportMore >>
A new study raises concerns about Wisconsin's long-term economy, in part because it relies too heavily on industries that are now facing a decline.More >>
Chippewa Falls (WQOW)- As lawmakers prepare to take up the state budget this week, we're getting the sense it will be no quick debate. The GOP is in control of both houses, but it appears there is someMore >>
As lawmakers prepare to take up the state budget this week, we're getting the sense it will be no quick debate.More >>
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