Man sentenced in Chippewa Falls shooting
CHIPPEWA COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) - A Chippewa Falls man is sentenced to prison for shooting his ex-girlfriend in her home last year. 31-year-old Joshua Moggo was sentenced Monday, March 4, 2024, in Chippewa County court to 35 years in prison and 20 years extended supervision. He pleaded guilty in September...
One Injured in Eau Claire House Fire
A person sustained injuries in a house fire on Uranus Avenue in Eau Claire. The incident occurred around 2:30 p.m. Sunday, prompting a swift response from emergency crews. Firefighters rescued the victim from the first floor, although there is no update on their condition. The fire, contained within ten minutes,...
Man arrested in western Wisconsin for drunk-driving with 5 kids in car
The Wisconsin State Patrol said all of the kids were under the age of 16.
Local Favorite Kwik Trip Announces $151 Million Expansion and Job Creation in Wisconsin
Kwik Trip, a retail chain recognized for its Glazers doughnuts, is planning a $151 million expansion. The company began as a single convenience store in Eau Claire, Wisconsin in 1965 and now operates over 860 stores across six states, serving 11.5 million customers weekly. The expansion aims to increase the number of retail locations and enhance manufacturing and distribution capabilities.
Experience the Flavors: 7 Must-Try Modern American Dishes in Eau Claire
In this article, we will be exploring seven exceptional examples of Modern American Cuisine in Eau Claire. Have you had the chance to taste any of these culinary delights yet? If you have, we'd love to hear from you! Please share your experiences in the comments section below.
Spectrum Industries employees create latest tiny home
CHIPPEWA FALLS — Brian Huset and Rich Haase said they were provided with a camper and a simple instruction to turn it into a tiny home. With few other guidelines, it was up to their creativity. “All we had was the frame, and we started from there,” Huset said. “There were no blueprints, just four walls and a ceiling. It was just [sketched] on a square box on a piece of paper. So, everything is from scratch.” ...
WESTconsin Credit Union Spring Food Drive to kick off March 11
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - The WESTconsin Credit Union Spring Food Drive is scheduled to kick off on Monday, March 11, 2024, and run through Saturday, March 23, 2024. According to a press release from WESTconsin Credit Union, WESTconsin will accept donations of non-perishable food items in all offices. The...
Interview: The Master Singers concert
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - The Master Singers present “Choral Images 2024: Out of the Depths, I Cry”. News release: The Master Singers will present Choral Images 2024: Out of the Depths, I Cry on Sunday, March 10th, 2024, at 3:00 p.m. at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Eau Claire. The concert marks the conclusion of the Thirty-First Concert Season by The Master Singers, involving six annual performances in Eau Claire and Minneapolis.
Wet evening commute with dry and mild conditions for Tuesday
WHAT WE ARE TRACKING: Once the wet weather ends tonight, dry and mild (50s) conditions are expected through Thursday before more precipitation arrives by Friday. Overall temperatures remain above average throughout the period.
Baldwin-Woodville headed to state for first time after victory over Elk Mound
For the first time in program history, Baldwin-Woodville’s girls basketball team is headed to the state tournament. The Blackhawks ended the perfect season of Elk Mound with a 60-43 Division 3 Sectional 1 finals victory between the sectional’s pair of No. 1 seeds. Baldwin-Woodville (22-6) and Elk Mound (27-1) had matched up once already this season, the Mounders coming away with a 51-39 win all the way back in November. The pair entered the contest as two of the best defenses in the area, but...
Court grants request for lighter OWI 5 sentence
EAU CLAIRE — An Eau Claire woman will spend a year behind bars after being convicted of her fifth OWI. Tammy Hollister, 55, will also be on extended supervision for an additional three years. She pleaded no contest to the charge, in an agreement that saw a count of driving with a prohibited alcohol content dismissed. The sentence was less than the 1.5 years the state’s sentencing guidelines call for....
Immanuel Lutheran, Elk Mound and other boys area teams advance to sectionals
Regionals play is in the books for the boys basketball postseason and several area schools are still alive going into sectionals play. Among those still playing are the Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran Lancers. After getting past No. 6 Clayton 54-47 in the Division 5 Sectional-1A regional semifinals, the third-seeded Lancers would have traveled to No. 2 Birchwood had it not been for No. 7 Siren springing a 66-55 upset on the Bobcats Friday, bringing the Dragons to Eau Claire. ...
Legacy Hair and Beauty Supply store expands to new location
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - A local business centered around helping the community with all their hair needs is expanding to a new location. Legacy Hair and Beauty Supply moved to London road for a bigger location, allowing them to house more products. The store originally opened in January of...
National Weather Service SKYWARN Training - April 17th
Dunn County Emergency Management is hosting the National Weather Service SKYWARN® class on April 17, 2024, at 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm). Secure your seat for the 2024 SKYWARN Training by completing this FORM. After the SKYWARN training, stick around for a brief presentation by Dunn County...
The gas price fluctuate between $3.09 and $3.28 in Menomonie as of 2024-03-04. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.352, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
Men's hockey falls in Commissioner's Cup final to Stevens Point
STEVENS POINT — The Blugold men’s hockey team could only score one goal in a 5-1 loss to Stevens Point in the championship game of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) tournament Saturday night. The Eau Claire men’s hockey team was back in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) tournament championship for the third consecutive year. At stake for UW-Eau Claire as the team battled with the No. 6 ranked UW-Stevens Point Pointers was both the Commissioner’s Cup trophy — given annually to the conference...
Burning restrictions in place for all of Dunn County
Burning restrictions have been put in place for all of Dunn County as of 430pm today. No burning permits will be issued. No open burning of any materials is allowed at this point due to the lack of precipitation/snow cover and anticipated gusty winds. These restrictions are in place until...
Man sentenced in road rage shooting case
CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) - A Chippewa Falls man was sentenced today on charges relating to a 2022 road rage shooting incident in Eau Claire. Court documents show that on March 1, 35-year-old Chee Thao was sentenced to 60 days in jail with Huber and three years probation on charges of discharging a firearm from a vehicle at a person and second-degree recklessly endangering safety.
New fundraiser for lights in Boyd Skate Park launches
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -The Eau Claire Skaters Association hopes to shed light on the issue of the lack of lights in Boyd Skate Park by launching a fundraiser. The Eau Claire Skaters Association is looking to fundraise $8,000 to put in two new lights at each end of Boyd Skate Park. The President of the Eau Claire Skaters Association, Gabe Brummett, said having more than one light will help decrease vandalism and safety issues while increasing the opportunity for people to be active at the park. He said adding lights is all a part of improving Boyd Park as a whole.
Investigation looks into Sheriff Hakes’ past employment at Elk Mound Police Department
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - Part of the Chippewa County Board’s final investigative report into Sheriff Travis Hakes dives in his past employment. That includes his time as Police Chief for the Village of Elk Mound. The documents include correspondence between village officials and logs for payroll. Hakes was...