There is a growing concern in Menomonie about homelessness among young adults.More >>
Press Release from the city of Altoona: The City of Altoona, in partnership with Chippewa Valley Orthopedics, Northwoods Therapy and Hoeft Builders will hold a groundbreaking ceremony in Altoona on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 12 PM at the future site of Chippewa Valley Orthopedics/Northwoods Therapy in the southeast quadrant of River Prairie near the intersection of 10th Street West and River Prairie Drive. The groundbreaking will mark initiation of the first commercial construction project in River Prairie and in Altoona's Tax Increment District #3. The OakLeaf Hospital project is also expected to begin within the next month. "We believe there will be many more projects to follow in the next twelve months," commented City Administrator, Mike Golat, "There has been tremendous interest from businesses hoping to find a home in River Prairie since OakLeaf announced they were relocating to Altoona." Chippewa Valley Orthopedics and Northwoods Therapy are currently located in a 14,000 square foot space in the City of Eau Claire off of Highway 93. The new building will be 36,000 square feet and the businesses together currently employ over 75 people. Peter Hoeft, owner of Hoeft Builders, an Eau Claire based commercial general contracting firm, is looking forward to beginning construction. "It's a great project and I am proud to be part of it. I look forward to starting and to working with Chippewa Valley Orthopedics, Northwoods Therapy and the City of Altoona."
Eau Claire (WQOW) - A woman, delivering papers in Eau Claire, has been arrested for drunk driving. Susan Seeger was arrested on June 2nd for a third offense OWI. Police say someone called 911 to reportMore >>
Police found the driver and say she blew a .318, about four times the legal limit.More >>
Chippewa Valley (WQOW) - A roadside problem in Eau Claire and Chippewa Counties is being addressed, after months of neglect. Two men are playing catch up to remove deer carcasses, after the last contractorMore >>
Two men are playing catchup to remove deer carcasses, after the last contractor didn't get the job done.More >>
Madison (AP) -- The state Assembly has passed the state budget on a 55-42 vote. The vote came abruptly on Wednesday after Democrats surprisingly decided against offering any amendments. Democratic MinorityMore >>
The vote came abruptly after Democrats surprisingly decided against offering any amendments.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 >>
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 >>
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