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Amazon sets up in Prime spot in Eau Claire

EAU CLAIRE — The “last mile” for Eau Claire customers who use Amazon’s premium service is closer than it used to be. On June 9 the e-commerce giant opened one of its new delivery facilities at 1945 Prairie Lane in Eau Claire’s Gateway Northwest Business Park.
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Police seeking information on attempted break-in at Menomonie dealership

MENOMONIE, Wis. (WEAU) - The Menomonie Police Department is asking the public for help in finding more information about an attempted break-in at a car dealership in Menomonie. In a Facebook post Wednesday, the Menomonie Police Department said that officers arrived to a car dealership on June 15 after receiving...
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FRESH FAVORITE: Hawaii Poké Bowl to Open in E.C.

Hawaii Poké Bowl will be launching outside of its home state for the first time with its new location, currently in the works, right here in Eau Claire, but its owner is no stranger to the Chippewa Valley. Hawaii Poké Bowl owner, Owen Liu, began his restaurant ownership journey...
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The search for affordable housing in Eau Claire

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - Home and rental prices are going up, making it harder for people to find places to live. A report from Realtor.com in March stated national rent prices have jumped 17% from last year. In 2021, Eau Claire moved up to the eighth largest city in Wisconsin, but with a growing city comes a rising need for housing.
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BERRY UP: Strawberry season is here in Western Wisconsin

MENOMONIE, Wis. (WEAU) -A sure sign of summer is the arrival of strawberry season in Western Wisconsin. It’s berry good news, but the window for enjoying the fruits of area farmers’ labor is fleeting, as the strawberry season only lasts between two and three weeks. The fields at...
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Man charged in Eau Claire road rage shooting

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) - A man is charged after shooting another person during a road rage incident on May 7 in Eau Claire. 33-year-old Chee Thao of Chippewa Falls was charged with discharging a firearm from a vehicle at a person and 2nd-degree recklessly endangering safety in Chippewa County Circuit Court Monday.
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Eau Claire City Council members discuss potential referendum

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - Eau Claire voters may be asking voters to increase their property taxes. City council members discussed a potential referendum at Tuesday’s work session. They were unanimous in their support for some sort of ballot question but nothing is set in stone yet. It would go on the November ballot.
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Senior living facility in Altoona hosts dog show

ALTOONA, Wis. (WEAU) -Sometimes you just need to see some cute dogs, and some people at a senior care facility got to do just that Wednesday. The Classic at Hillcrest Greens in Altoona hosted a dog show, and the seniors living there served as the judges. Friends and family members...
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Wisconsin Cattlemen’s Association recognizes award winners at Summer Tour

The Wisconsin Cattlemen’s Association (WCA) recently honored four award recipients for their dedication to excellence within Wisconsin’s beef industry, during the 2022 Summer Tour hosted in the Menomonie area. According to a press release from WCA, the awards were presented following the WCA Annual Meeting at ALCIVIA-Menomonie Feed Mill.
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Overdue Library Books? It’s Fine (Free)

The Chippewa Falls Public Library has closed the book on fines, starting a new chapter for the library. “Equitable access to resources is key to the library’s mission,” the library’s website stated. “We want to invite back those who have been denied that access.”. The revision,...
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Questioning the Locals: José Felipe Alvergue

A gifted writer and professor, José Alvergue has lived in Eau Claire for the past nine years, brought here by his work at UWEC. He has three published poem books as well as a numerous amount of published essays. He is a dedicated advocate for LGBTQ+, BIPOC, and other minority groups, expressing a need to stand up for those groups, despite the awkwardness it could cause.
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Five Eau Claire Summers

My youth could have been charted using the expanding radius of how far I was allowed to bike during the summer. Right after we moved to town in 1990, my range ended at Mitscher Park and TJ’s house over on Nixon St. Then I graduated to Little Professor Books and its rack of Marvel comics in Shopko Plaza. The arrival of the Fairfax pool ballooned my personal map even further, but it wasn’t until the summer of 1992 that I finally came of age. That was the year Mom said I could bike to Cover Comics on Barstow Street downtown.
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Rural CF man jailed for fourth OWI

CHIPPEWA FALLS — A rural Chippewa Falls man will serve at least six months in jail after he was convicted of his fourth drunk-driving offense, stemming from a Feb. 2021 arrest. Richard T. Amans, 54, 7373 Highway K, pleaded no contest to OWI-4 in Chippewa County Court. Amans had...
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