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  1. New Information: Eau Claire man accused of showing teller note during robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... Monday, police said Craig was in the St. Louis County, MN jail, awaiting extradition back to Eau Claire. Eau Claire County court records do not show when Craig's next court appearance will be. The comment sections of our web set are designed for ...

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  2. Company hopes to develop frac sand mine in Eau Claire CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Business Journal

    U.S. Silica of Maryland has applied to establish a frac sand mine near the community of Fairchild in Eau Claire County that would be the county's fourth such mine if approved. The company is targeting 637 acres northwest of Fairchild with less than half of that acreage being mined.

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  3. Man on meth injured jumping onto moving truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | WKBT

    An 18-year-old man is injured after trying to jump onto the side of a moving tow truck while high on methamphetamine. According to a report from the Eau Claire County Sheriff's Office, the incident happened just after 8 p.m. on Monday night.

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  4. Teen hurt jumping on moving tow truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    The Eau Claire County Sheriff's Office says they responded to a report of a motor vehicle vs. pedestrian crash on Clairemont Ave at the STH 53 interchange in Eau Claire. An investigation into the crash revealed that the teen, who was high on methamphetamine, attempted to board the side of a tow truck, as it drove through a green stop light.

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  5. New program aims to reduce drunk driving in Eau Claire CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    The idea is to get to the root of the problem, treating repeat OWI offenders instead of just punishing them. The program is through Eau Claire County's Justice Reinvestment Initiative Grant.

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  6. Crews respond to Town of Seymour house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    It happened before noon Friday on the 5000 block of North Shore Drive in the Eau Claire County Town of Seymour. Crews could be seen entering the home, which had several windows out.

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  7. New Information: Suspect charged in Eau Claire gas station robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    James Senda, 41, is now facing a felony charge of Armed Robbery as a repeater. The district attorney filed the charge in Eau Claire County this week.

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  8. UW-Eau Claire Foundation receives Innovation Award to expand Blugold Beginnings programRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... Altoona School District and Augusta School District. The funding will also be used to partner with Eau Claire County 4-H to complete robotics projects during the program's afterschool programming. "We want every student to know and believe that ...

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  9. Lake Hallie police investigate copper wire theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... within a week of each other. "This is a serious issue that we have in the Chippewa Valley, it's not just Eau Claire County, but it is Dunn county and Chippewa County, and regionally we hear about people doing this," says Eau Claire County Sheriff ...

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  10. Drug court celebrates 10th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    This morning, Eau Claire county drug court celebrated its 10th anniversary. The court reduces the amount of time drug dependent felony offenders spend behind bars by providing treatment programs.

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  11. ASSIGNMENT 13: Child sex traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... be trafficked for a weekend or a couple of weeks," Emerson explained. Last month investigators from the Eau Claire County Sheriff's Office, Eau Claire and Altoona Police Departments and the Department of Criminal Investigation formed a sex ...

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  12. Road closed after grain truck rolls, spills corn along highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Eau Claire County Sheriff, Ron Cramer, says a car crossed the center line and side-swiped the truck. He says slippery conditions caused the truck to roll and spill the corn.

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  13. New Information: Former hospital employee reaches plea deal in theft caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... from HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital has pleaded guilty as part of a plea deal. Marcia Arneson, 46, appeared in Eau Claire County court Monday morning. The criminal complaint says in May a hospital officer told investigators Arneson had stolen thousands ...

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  14. ADRC, Feed My People to distribute emergency food to 400 area seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... west central Wisconsin counties. For the second year in a row, the Aging & Disability Resource Center of Eau Claire County and Meals on Wheels, in partnership with Feed My People Food Bank, will distribute emergency food boxes to 400 local seniors ...

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  15. Gearing up for WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... But for some, an old fashioned Wisconsin Winter is a necessity. Jerry Vetterkind has been a part of the Eau Claire County Snowmobile Association for the past fourteen years. He's excited to get back on his sled so he can enjoy the 181 miles of ...

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  16. Area Democrat and Republican respond to advisory referendum resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... salary, it really doesn't drag on the economy. It boosts it." She says, "BadgerCare is key, it's key. In Eau Claire County we have about 15.7% of our population living at the level of poverty. About 20% of those individuals statewide are fully ...

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  17. Strong voter turnout expected for Eau Claire CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Eau Claire City Clerk, Donna Austad says, at last check, around 5:00 p.m., 36 percent of the total number of registered Eau Claire voters had headed to the polls. Austad says she believes Eau Claire has a particularly strong voter turnout due to the close race between Governor Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke.

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  18. What you need to know before heading to the pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... be some last minute voters who don't know what they need when heading to the polls. Janet Loomis, the Eau Claire County Clerk says the only people who need to bring anything with them Tuesday are non-registered voters. "Any voter that is already ...

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  19. More than 800 openings at upcoming Eau Claire job fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Workforce Resource, the Eau Claire County Job Center, and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation will host a job fair Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. It's at the Eau Claire Job Center on West Madison Street. As of Monday, organizers said they had more than two dozen employers with 830 job openings for the event.

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  20. Crews called to rollover crash on Highway 93Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Eau Claire County Sheriff, Ron Cramer, says the crash involved one vehicle. He says the driver veered off the highway, entered the ditch and the vehicle rolled.

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