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Former Eau Claire DA’s law license in jeopardy

EAU CLAIRE Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – Former Eau Claire County District Attorney Gary King’s law license may be in jeopardy. The Office of Lawyer Regulation is asking the Supreme Court of Wisconsin to suspend his license for at least nine months for breaking Supreme Court rules. Gary King became...
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Eau Claire animal shelter plans bigger building

EAU CLAIRE — The Eau Claire County Humane Association has been quietly securing $5.6 million in donations since mid-2021, but now it’s starting a community fundraiser to raise the remaining $900,000 needed to build a new shelter. On Wednesday evening, the local organization launched its “Be the Voice”...
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Be the Voice for Animals: E.C. Humane Association Wants to Build New Shelter

Since last June, the Eau Claire County Humane Association has been hard at work fundraising for a new, state-of-the-art facility, which will enhance the quality of care for the 1,500 to 2,000 animals seen each year. Thanks to private phase donors and the capital campaign leadership, the association’s effort is more than a year ahead of schedule. This spring, they are inviting the community to participate in the public phase of the campaign and be the voice for animals.
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ECCHA raises 5.6 million for new shelter

EAU CLAIRE Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – The Eau Claire County Humane Association is launching a campaign that will help it better serve our furry friends. Its “Be the Voice” campaign is raising money to build a new shelter. Its current facility is over 25 years old. ECCHA’s goal...
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Man gets 10 years prison for armed robbery

EAU CLAIRE — A 19-year-old man will spend 10 years in state prison for robbing a woman in Eau Claire while he was armed with a baton. Eau Claire County Judge John Manydeeds sentenced Tyrell W. Hedlund, 3014 Essex St., on Wednesday to the prison term followed by five years of extended supervision.
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Republican mounts challenge in 91st Assembly District

EAU CLAIRE — An Eau Claire small-business owner launched a campaign this week in the 91st Assembly District. Josh Stanley, a former firefighter who now owns a house-painting business, plans to challenge Democratic incumbent Rep. Jodi Emerson for the seat representing most of the city of Eau Claire. After...
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Man convicted in gun threats case involving girlfriend

EAU CLAIRE — An Eau Claire man will be sentenced July 22 in connection with a case where authorities say he threatened his girlfriend and twice pointed a gun at her head. Joseph C. Mendez, 42, pleaded no contest recently in Eau Claire County Court to a felony count of possession of a firearm by an outstate felon.
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Chippewa Falls woman arrested in overdose death investigation

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) – A Chippewa Falls woman is in custody and charged in a homicide investigation involving a drug overdose in 2020. 33-year-old Chelsey Leith was arrested on April 28 in Minnesota and faces a charge of 1st-degree reckless homicide in Eau Claire County. According to a...
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Three games to watch: Big tilts on tap in Big Rivers Conference

The Tigers try to keep pace at the top of the standings in their first season in the Big Rivers Conference when they travel to River Falls to face the Wildcats in the first game of a two-game series. Details: Tuesday, May 17, 5 p.m., UW-River Falls Perkins Stadium. Boys...
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