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  1. New Information: Pizza delivery driver now charged in stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    22 year-old Andrew Lawrence appeared in Eau Claire County Court Friday where he was charged with one count of attempted first-degree reckless homicide, one count of first-degree recklessly endangering safety, and one count of felony bail jumping. ...

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  2. Man arrested in child sex sting pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... led to be sentenced April 2nd. The sting was a collaborative effort between Eau Claire and Altoona Police, Eau Claire County Sheriff's Office and the State Division of Criminal Investigations.

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  3. Eau Claire County bi-annual homeless countRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Volunteers in Eau Claire are working to get a closer look at the homeless situation here in Eau Claire County. Organizers say it's a way for the city to get updated information on the homeless situation, in order to get federal funding.

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  4. Meth use up in Eau Claire County, law enforcement respondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Meth use is up in Eau Claire County and because of the rise the Eau Claire County Sheriff's Office said there's also been a large increase in meth related crimes. According to statistics provided by the sheriff's office, the number of court cases containing meth charges has more than doubled over the past few years.

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  5. BRF Man Hit BY Car Walking Home From WorkRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    ... ol level over the legal limit. Joseph Cholka was convicted on his third and fourth drunk driving counts in Eau Claire County three years ago. Cholka's probation for previous offenses was terminated last year.

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  6. Sheriff takes to the streets to round up jurorsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | ABA Journal

    A sheriff in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, took to the streets last week to round up potential jurors for an upcoming trial. Sheriff Ron Cramer acted after the clerk of courts in Eau Claire County notified him of the juror shortage, WEAU reports.

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  7. Man arrested in Eau Claire stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | WKBT

    ... told police he had been punched in the eye while on Water Street. Lawrence is currently being held in the Eau Claire County Jail. Eau Claire police said no other suspects are being sought and no other arrests relating to this incident have been ...

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  8. Property tax deadline approachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    The reminder was sent out by the Eau Claire County Treasurer's office. They say people living in the City of Eau Claire, Altoona or the Town of Ludington pay directly to Eau Claire County Office.

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  9. New Information: Suspect named in Water Street stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... with personal conflicts without resorting to violence." Andrew Lawrence is currently being held in the Eau Claire County Jail. The name of the victim is not being released at this time. No other suspects are being sought and no other arrests ...

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  10. Court upholds former Eau Claire County man's death penalty in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    A former Eau Claire County man sentenced to death for the murders of two women lost his appeal to the Florida Supreme Court. Bill Marquardt was convicted of stabbing and shooting a woman and her adult daughter to death in Florida.

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  11. Eau Claire Co. hits the streets in search of jurorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Imagine going about your daily routine, you're running errands, and perhaps running by the mall, but that's where you see Eau Claire County Sheriff Ron Cramer approaching you, and he says he needs jurors, and you have to go with him, right then, right now. Eau Claire Co.

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  12. Eau Claire County keeps offenders from ending up back in criminal systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Eau Claire County is working to keep low level criminal offenders from ending up back in the criminal justice system. After the start of a pre-diversion program in 2012, organizers say this is their most successful year to date.

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  13. Chippewa, Eau Claire to host community health conversationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    The public is invited to community conversations in February to help prioritize health concerns facing Chippewa and Eau Claire counties. These meetings by the Community Health Assessment Partnership are a follow-up to a survey completed in fall 2014 by more than 2,500 Chippewa and Eau Claire county residents.

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  14. Gas prices fall below $2Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... fuel savings are going into a rainy day fund for natural disasters and other emergencies. Meanwhile, the Eau Claire County Sheriff's Department says the fuel savings are a great way to cover a $65,000 budget cut for 2015. Sergeant Travis Holbrook ...

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  15. Eau Claire Health Department offers tips for Healthy Weight WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... healthy diet-free living habits that last a lifetime and prevent eating and weight problems. "In Eau Claire County, 29% of adults are considered obese and 23% of adults report no leisure-time physical activity. Many health complications can come ...

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  16. Free ski day at Tower RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    The Eau Claire County Parks and Forest Department announces that an open house/free ski day will occur at Tower Ridge Recreation Area on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. The Eau Claire Ski Striders will be giving free lessons every half hour from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in both skating and classic techniques.

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  17. RCU Team Members perform service projects for more than 25 organizationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Benefiting organizations include: Amery, Menomonie & Chippewa Falls Humane Societies, Angels in Waiting, Avery's Blankets of Hope, Colby Library, Ronald McDonald House, Whitehall School District, Eden Prairie School District, Menomonie American Lutheran Nursing Home, Altoona Grace Edgewood, Eau Claire Area School District, Benjamin's House Emergency Shelter, Northwood's Homeless Shelter, Turning Point, Sojourner House, Bolton Refuge House, Cars for Neighbors, Impact Services, Gillette Children's Hospital, Meals on Wheels of Eau Claire County, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin, Boys & Girls Club of Barron County, Whitehall Library, The Family Place, and Bridging.

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  18. Wisconsin couple charged with exposing children to drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | TwinCities

    ... exposure to methamphetamines. Richard Ahler, 31, and Karla Meyer, 41, of 309 Elm St., are each charged in Eau Claire County Court with two felony counts of child neglect resulting in bodily harm. Authorities searched their residence June 30 and ...

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  19. Skiers return to Silver Mine Hill after last nights delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... shorter," says Mattoon. "This is only one of six jumps like this in the whole country, so if you live near Eau Claire County, or Chippewa Falls, you should be getting here, because it's a really rare chance to be able to see this," Says Mattoon. The ...

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  20. State of the County addresses year in reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Members of the Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce met this morning for the annual State of the County presentation. Gregg Moore, the Eau Claire County Board Chair, says each year, the presentation allows the county to highlight recent accomplishments while identifying current and emerging challenges.

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