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EC County Administrator Candidate Withdraws

Eau Claire County is now down to three final candidates for county administrator, after one of the candidates withdrew.   Read more...

Road construction begins in Eau Claire

Road construction projects starting today will lead to some detours in Eau Claire.   Read more...

Scams targeting Chippewa Valley residents

Scammers continue to target local residents, with changing tactics.  Read more...

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...

4 candidates in the running for Eau Claire County Administrator

Eau Claire County has four final candidates for county administrator.   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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Chippewa Falls Superintendent gets job in Sun Prairie

The Chippewa Falls Area School District will be looking for a new superintendent soon, after Dr. Brad Saron accepted a job in Sun Prairie.   Read more...

Rep. Kind Joins Raise the Wage Coalition

Wisconsin Congressman Ron Kind is among those calling for a higher national minimum wage.   Read more...