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Stolen Car Returned with Extra (stolen) Gas

Lake Hallie Police are working to solve the mystery of a car that was stolen, then left nearby with more gas than it had when it was taken. Read more...

Pre Check Expedited Security Introduced at Chippewa Valley Regional Airport

Frequent fliers out of Eau Claire can now get through security more quickly by signing up for the TSA's Pre Check program. Read more...

Semi Fire in Black River Falls

From News Release: On May 1, 2015 at 00:07AM the Black River alls Fire Department was dispatched by the Jackson County Emergency Dispatch Center (EDC) to Mile Post 128 West Bound, Township of Millston, County of Jackson, on I-94 for a semi unit fire. Read more...

4 candidates in the running for Eau Claire County Administrator

Eau Claire County has four final candidates for county administrator.   Read more...

Logjam Festival coming to Chippewa Valley this summer

The former Chippewa Valley Renaissance Faire Grounds are coming back out of retirement again, but you won't see any knights this time around. Read more...

Changes in Place for Sunday's EC Marathon

The Eau Claire Marathon is Sunday, and that will bring some changes for drivers around the city. Co-organizer Pat Toutant says the the event is getting bigger. Read more...

Search Continues for Stillwater Woman

The search continues today for 24-year-old Abbey Russell, formerly of Fall Creek, who disappeared from her Stillwater, MN home late last week.

From earlier news release:

At approximately 2 am on Saturday, April 25, the Stillwater Police Department responded to the report of a missing adult female in the area of Hwy 95 and Poplar St. 

 Abbey Russell, 24 years of age, was last seen at her residence which is located in the area of MN Hwy 95 and Poplar St. at approximately midnight. 

 She is described as 5’-7”, 150 lbs., with shoulder-length brown hair and green eyes.

 Extensive ground and aerial searches have been conducted since her disappearance was reported. On Sunday, April 26, search and rescue dogs indicated in an area due east of Abbey’s residence along the shores of the St. Croix River. Search operations were conducted by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and the Stillwater Fire Department in the St. Croix River. Nothing was found.

 The Stillwater Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Abbey.  If anyone has any information, please contact the Stillwater Police Department at 651-351-4900.

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Man Killed in Wood County Logging Accident

A central Wisconsin man has died in a logging accident.   Read more...

Supreme Court votes to replace Chief Justice

The Wisconsin Supreme Court's conservative majority replaced Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson with one of their own yesterday.   Read more...

Half Moon Lake in Eau Claire will be closed Thursday

Half Moon Lake in Eau Claire will be closed on Thursday. Read more...