Chippewa Falls, WIWEAU-TV 13

Chippewa Falls Police search for vehicle Friday, say ‘there is a danger to the public’

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) - The Chippewa Falls Police Department is searching for a vehicle and say they believe there is a danger to the public. According to a Facebook post made Friday afternoon, the Chippewa Falls Police Department is looking for a 2014 Volkswagen Jetta, colored black, with no license plates. Police indicated that the vehicle has been involved in multiple attempted abductions of adult women and is part of an active investigation.
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Eau Claire,

14-year-old Eau Claire boy dead after Wednesday shooting

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – An Eau Claire teenager is shot and killed. A man taken into custody as part of the investigation could face charges in the teen’s death. Police officers say negligent use of a firearm led to 14-year-old Marwan Washington’s death Wednesday afternoon. Officers responded to a...
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Golden Valley, MNWEAU-TV 13

Teen employee killed in accident at suburban Minneapolis Menards

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. (AP) - An accident at a home improvement store in a Minneapolis suburb has killed an employee. Authorities say a man operating a forklift in the lumberyard of Menards in Golden Valley died when a large pallet of wood tumbled onto his machine Thursday. Relatives identified the victim as 19-year-old James Stanback.
Eau Claire, WIWEAU-TV 13

Court refuses plea agreement in Eau Claire nonprofit embezzlement case

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - A judge is rejecting a deferred acceptance of guilty plea agreement in a case involving embezzlement from an Eau Claire-based charity. 41-year-old Renelle Laffe was charged with theft in a business setting for a dollar amount of greater than $10,000 up to $100,000 in 2019. Laffe was the founder of Hope in the Valley, a charity established to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer, and was the co-director of the Dragon Boat Festival at Half Moon Lake, which raised money for cancer services.
Eau Claire,

14-year-old killed in Eau Claire shooting

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WKBT) — A 14-year-old boy was killed Wednesday in a shooting in Eau Claire, according to police. The Eau Claire Police Department responded to a report of a gunshot wound at just before 3 p.m. Wednesday on the 2800 block of Terry Lane on the city’s north side. They found Marwan D. Washington wounded, but life-saving measures failed and he died at the scene.
Chippewa Falls, WIWEAU-TV 13

11th annual Daylily Dig fundraiser

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) -Sundance Hill Farm is inviting people of all ages out to their daylily gardens where volunteers will be helping dig up any plants visitors would like to take home. The Daylily Dig is a fundraiser for a partnership with Malawi, Africa. Farm owner Greg Kaufmann says...
Eau Claire County, WIWEAU-TV 13

Taking a look back at Farm Tech Days

EAU CLAIRE CO., Wis. (WEAU) -After drawing thousands of people to Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Farm Technology Days has officially wrapped up. This year’s Farm Technology Days in Eau Claire County is not a first for Mark Hagedorn. That happened back at 1987′s show in Barron County when it was called the Farm Progress Days.
Eau Claire County,

Farm Technology Days ends in Eau Claire County

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – After near-perfect weather, and drawing thousands through the gates, Wisconsin Farm Technology Days has come to an end in Eau Claire County. The three-day event, which was put off for a year due to the pandemic, was held at Huntsinger Farms south of Eau Claire.
Eau Claire County, WIWEAU-TV 13

Planning underway for 2022 Farm Technology Days in Clark County

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - “A big success.” That’s how participants, visitors and observers of this year’s Farm Technology Days at Huntsinger farms in Eau Claire County are evaluating the show that ended yesterday afternoon. Show officials estimate a crowd of about 52,000 showed up for this year’s 3 day show, significantly more than they had initially expected. This year’s show also featured 520 exhibitors from 26 states. Now it’s on to FTD 2022 in Clark county at Roehl Acres and Rustic Occasions near Loyal. Show dates for next year are July 2th through the 14th.
Eau Claire, WIWEAU-TV 13

DHS: 98.4% of new positive COVID-19 cases are people not fully-vaccinated

MADISON, Wis. (WEAU, WBAY, WMTV) - Most of Wisconsin’s new positive COVID-19 cases are people who are not yet fully-vaccinated, according to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. In a health briefing Thursday afternoon, DHS communicable disease specialist Dr. Ryan Westergaard said that since January, 145,759 confirmed and probable cases...
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Eau Claire Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Eau Claire: Friday, July 23: Mostly sunny during the day; while showers and thunderstorms likely overnight; Saturday, July 24: Chance of showers and thunderstorms then haze during the day; while haze then clear overnight; Sunday, July 25: Sunny during the
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Missing Eau Claire man found safe; Silver Alert canceled

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — A Silver Alert for an Eau Claire man who was last seen Wednesday afternoon has been canceled after he was found safe. The state Department of Justice said Gerald Golke, 85, left his residence on Meadow Lane in Eau Claire at around 3 p.m. to purchase a cell phone but never returned home. He recently mentioned going to Turtle Lake Casino in St. Croix or Ho-Chuck Casino in Black River Falls.
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Area where pedestrian died getting safety upgrade in Altoona

ALTOONA — Construction begins next week on safety improvements along a developing stretch of U.S. 12 where a pedestrian died in 2017. Pedestrian crossing lights, a crosswalk and paved trails leading to the intersection of Third Street and U.S. 12 will be added through a $113,400 project funded by the state Department of Transportation.