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North American Fastpitch Association national tournament coming to Eau Claire

The North American Fastpitch Association is holding its national tournament in Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls starting Thursday afternoon. Larry Duerkop, the secretary of the Wisconsin NAFA chapter, indicated the first games will be played at approximately 12 p.m. at Carson Park on Thursday. These will be the Class AA games, which are the ones he says are probably going to be the most competitive. AA and A-Major games will mostly be played at Carson Park. Games for the A-division teams and 23-and-under teams will be mostly played at Casper Park in Chippewa Falls. Duerkop estimated 58 teams from as far away as California, Oregon, Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan will be present to play.
EAU CLAIRE, WI
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RECIPE FOR SUCCESS: Draganetti’s Joanne Palzkill is State Restaurateur of the Year

Joanne Palzkill, co-owner of two popular Chippewa Valley eateries, Draganetti’s and Za 51, has spent her whole life in the hospitality business. Before her birth, her parents and older siblings had relocated from Chicago to Wisconsin’s northwoods in 1951, buying a home near Gordon and turning it into a resort and restaurant. The family still operates that business, now called the Enchanted Inn, which is about two hours north of Eau Claire. In 1961, the family opened a second business, Drag’s Restaurant and Roman Lounge, in Rice Lake.
EAU CLAIRE, WI
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Missing swimmer’s body recovered near Madeline Island

La Pointe Police say they have found the body of a swimmer who went missing near Big Bay State Park on Madeline Island. Authorities say he was 41-year-old Curtis Wilmer of Eau Claire. Wilmer was a member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. Just before 2:40 p.m....
LA POINTE, WI
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Chippewa Falls church hosts backpack and supplies drive

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) - Back to school shopping can be stressful for parents and guardians, but a local church is helping students and families prepare for the school year. The Valley Vineyard Church in Chippewa Falls is hosting their Backpack and School Supply giveaway on Sunday, Aug. 14. What...
CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI
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HAIR POWER: Menomonie Eight Year Old Hits Top 25 of USA Mullet Championship

The mullet – the business-in-the-front, party-in-the-back haircut rocked by the likes of Patrick Swayze and Billy Ray Cyrus in the late 1980s and early ’90s – isn’t just confined to the pages of old high school yearbooks. It endures proudly on the heads of men and boys (and even a few ladies!) nationwide, and one of the best examples is right here in the Chippewa Valley.
MENOMONIE, WI
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Man who killed 4 in Lake Hallie has motion rejected by court

Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – A Wisconsin court of appeals rejects a motion filed by the man who hit and killed four people in November 2018 in Lake Hallie. Colten Treu was convicted of hitting and killing three girl scouts and one of their mothers while they were cleaning up trash on the side of the road.
LAKE HALLIE, WI
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Prep baseball: North hires longtime assistant Fish as new coach

Eau Claire North has tabbed Jordan Fish to be the successor to longtime baseball coach Bob Johnson. The Huskies announced Fish’s hiring on Tuesday. Fish spent the last 10 seasons as an assistant at North, where he helped build a program that made several trips to the state tournament and won a state title. He coached the JV team for the Huskies. He has also been an assistant for the North football and Eau Claire Area girls hockey programs in the past.
EAU CLAIRE, WI
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Hope Gospel Mission taking extra coins for charity

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -Loose change is being collected for Hope Gospel Mission’s Hope Renewal Center for Women and Children. Throughout the day on Tuesday coins were collected at Northwestern Bank locations as part of the “Change for Kids” Fundraiser. Proceeds go to the Hope Renewal Center for Women and Children, which offers housing and programs to help those struggling with finances, addictions, or other ailments.
EAU CLAIRE, WI
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Huskies fall to Express on Tuesday, will face Eau Claire in Playoffs

The Duluth Huskies where at Wade Stadium Tuesday, for their last regular season game against the Eau Claire Express. Huskies were down 1-0 in the bottom of the second, before a sacrifice bunt from Cam Frederick brought in Eddie Satisky to tie the game. Huskies however would fall in the...
DULUTH, MN
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Hike for the Homeless

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - The annual Hike for the Homeless, to benefit Family Promise of the Chippewa Valley, is August 16. The hike starts at 6 p.m. at River Prairie Park in Altoona. Participants will walk all or part of the 2.8 mile course. Following the HIKE at 7:30pm...
ALTOONA, WI
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SportScene 13 for Tuesday, August 9th 2022

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - Prep football previews continues with a trip to Colfax to meet with the Vikings. Plus, Eau Claire Memorial football hosts its We Are One camp to benefit children with disabilities.
EAU CLAIRE, WI
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Appeal Denied for Chippewa Falls Driver

>Chippewa Falls Driver Who Killed 4 – Including 3 Girls Scouts – Has Appeal Denied. (Madison, WI) — The Wisconsin Court of Appeals has denied the argument from a Chippewa Falls man that he should get a new trial. Prosecutors told the court Treu had been huffing aerosol fumes moments before his vehicle veered off the road near Lake Hallie and killed a Girl Scout leader, her daughter, and two other Scouts in November 2018.
CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI
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“Stuff the Bus” collects lunch money

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -School supplies are not the only donation organizers of the “Stuff the Bus” drive are looking to receive, this year they are looking to raise some lunch money. Organizers in Dunn County are making sure kids have what they need for the upcoming school...
DUNN COUNTY, WI
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'Balance over fear': CVTC grad breaks world stilt walking record

Ashley McCauley, right, hugs her brother, Jordan Wolf, after he complete 10 steps on stilts, unassisted, at 54 feet, 1 inch, to break the world record. McCauley, a Chippewa Valley Technical College graduate, finished the feat less than an hour before Wolf. When Ashley McCauley decided to attend Chippewa Valley...
EAU CLAIRE, WI
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Duluth Huskies Drop Series to Eau Claire Express

DULUTH, Minn.- The division leading Express defeated the Huskies Tuesday night 8-1 at Wade Stadium. The Duluth Huskies are 0-8 against the Eau Claire Express this season after this series. However, a rematch is set for August 14 in a division playoff game. Duluth will look to bounce back on...
DULUTH, MN
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State Appeals Court Rejects Colten Treu Appeal in 2018 Deaths of Girl Scouts and Mom

(Bob Hague, WRN) A man who struck and killed a Chippewa Falls Girl Scout leader, her daughter and two other Girl Scouts has lost his appeal. Colten Treu is serving a 54 year prison term on his conviction in the November 2018 deaths. The four victims were picking up litter along a roadside when they were struck by Treu’s pickup truck. Investigators said he was huffing aerosol fumes moments before.
CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI
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