There is a growing concern in Menomonie about homelessness among young adults.More >>
LAFAYETTE COUNTY (WKOW) – A 77-year-old Illinois woman reported missing on Friday has been found dead Saturday night in Argyle Township.
On January 19, the Lafayette County Sheriff's Office received information about a missing elderly woman from Freeport, Illinois. Deputies were notified of a vehicle sitting just off Old Q Road around 6:16 p.m. that fit the description of the missing woman's vehicle.
Deputies searched the area and found the woman deceased about 30 feet from her car in some trees and bushes.
Authorities identified the missing woman as Mary T. Scudder of Freeport, Illinois. Mrs. Scudder had been reported missing by her family members since Friday, January 18.
The Deputy Coroner Rudy Gebhardt pronounced Mrs. Scudder dead at the scene. The initial investigation shows that exposure to the elements was believed to be a contributing factor to her death.
An autopsy is planned and the investigation continues.
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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