There is a growing concern in Menomonie about homelessness among young adults.More >>
Pierce County (WQOW) - A blow-up over blasting has finally been settled in Pierce County.
Twenty residents of Hager City filed a lawsuit against the county three years ago. They claimed blasting at the county rock quarry was causing cracked walls, ceilings and foundations in their homes. They also complained about excessive noise and dust. The residents wanted the quarry shut down but both sides have now reached a compromise.
Insurance companies for the county and the blasting company have agreed to pay $50,000 toward the residents' legal fees. But they won't admit causing any harm.
The county has also agreed to 16 conditions. They include building a berm to deflect noise from blasting, notifying residents when it will occur, and using different blasting techniques to minimize noise and ground vibrations.
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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