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  1. Panel looks to answer public's questions about area policeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... looking for transparency from law enforcement. On the panel were members of law enforcement including: Eau Claire County district attorney Gary King, Eau Claire Sheriff Ron Cramer, and state of the public defender Laurie Osber, among others. This is ...

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  2. ASSIGNMENT 13: Meth use increasing problem in Eau Claire CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    While heroin use may be ramping up across the country, meth use is currently the leading problem Eau Claire County is facing. The Eau Claire County Sheriff's Office reports meth use is increasing, and because of the rise, meth related crimes are also skyrocketing.

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  3. First Deputy District Attorney appointed in Eau Claire CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    On Monday, it announced that Peter Rindal is serving in the role, which adds supervisory responsibility to his caseload. He will work with District Attorney Gary King to supervise attorneys and support staff, and train and provide outreach with law enforcement in Eau Claire County.

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  4. Health coalition receives $50,000 grant to tackle excessive drinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Healthy Communities in Eau Claire County has received a $50,000 Healthy Communities Grant from Security Health Plan of Wisconsin to create community change around binge drinking in Eau Claire County through collaboration and education. The Eau Claire City-County Health Department is serving as the grant's fiscal agent.

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  5. McCarty looks back on 17 years as County AdministratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Eau Claire County Administrator Tom McCarty is getting ready to move over the board to Stillwater Minnesota, where next month he takes over as the city administrator there. During his time with Eau Claire County there have been many highlights.

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  6. 100-Year Milestone for Eau Claire Chamber of CommerceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... the Eau Claire Chamber had 250 members. Currently, more than 1200 are members with the Chamber. 1856 - Eau Claire County 1857 - First Presbyterian Church 1867 - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co. 1867 - Fall Creek School District 1870 - Chippewa Valley ...

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  7. New Information: Father pleads to reduced charges in Eau Claire County punishment caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    The man accused of telling his son not to tell anyone about the boy's punishment because of the Adrian Peterson case will have to do community service and get counseling for anger management. Assistant District Attorney Meri Larson also said Lucas Carey, 35, of Fall Creek will have to pay court costs, take parenting classes, and cannot physically discipline his son.

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  8. Oak Creek police report: Feb. 19, 2015, issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | OakCreek

    2 A man was arrested for shoplifting $68 worth of copper at Menards, 6800 S. 27th St., at about 2 p.m. Feb. 10. The suspect was cited a second time after it was determined he shoplifted $108 worth copper on Feb. 7. The suspect was also taken into custody for having two valid warrants for theft and possession of drug paraphernalia with the Greenfield Police Department and warrant for felony theft with the Eau Claire County Sheriff's Department.

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  9. Congressman Ron Kind lays out college affordability planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... allow congress to raise money off the backs of students with higher interest rates." Mike Conlins with the Eau Claire County Republicans says there is an issue when student get bailed out of their debt. "They can go through school, rack up a pile of ...

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  10. Pinehurst Hill increases safety measures after recent accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... is working to eliminate some of those unnecessary injuries. Chad Duerkop, Program Supervisor for the Eau Claire County Parks and Recreation Department, says right now, the city is working to continue safe sledding education. "We also know that we ...

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  11. Health department warns of increasing child tooth decayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... half year old Danica, takes into consideration. It's a step Giese said is important since 65% of homes in Eau Claire County also don't have fluorinated water, something she said can have an enormous difference in dental health. "People that do have ...

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  12. Margo Howard Dishes On Love And (Re) MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... Party. Having known Hubert from the time I was a kid in Wisconsin (because Mother was chairman of the Eau Claire County Democratic Party), I wanted to pitch in and be part of the campaign. And did I mention the new dating pool? Mother had arranged ...

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  13. Crews rescue driver trapped after rollover crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    It happened Tuesday afternoon on Olson Drive in the Eau Claire County Town of Seymour. That's just east of Eau Claire.

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  14. Man charged with stealing $46,000 in Packers ticket scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    ... ecords do not list an attorney for Blachut in this case. He was charged in October with a similar count in Eau Claire County. The office of his attorney in that case would not accept messages Friday night.

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  15. Man charged in Packer ticket scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... several individuals for fake season tickets to Lambeau Field. Blachut is also facing similar charges in Eau Claire County. New court dates have not been set in Wood County, but he is set for arraignment in Eau Claire County April 2nd. Blachut has ...

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  16. Marshfield Man Faces Addition Fraud ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | WSAW

    ... do not list an attorney for Blachut in this case. He was charged in October with a similar count in Eau Claire County. Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so. If you believe a ...

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  17. Charges filed in Packers ticket scam caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Door Reminder

    ... it to pay outstanding bills, gave some of it to a family member and gambled some away. In October, the Eau Claire County District Attorney's Office charged Blachut with one count of felony theft by false representation in connection with the same ...

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  18. Marshfield man charged in Green Bay Packers ticket scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... ecords do not list an attorney for Blachut in this case. He was charged in October with a similar count in Eau Claire County. The office of his attorney in that case would not accept messages Friday night.

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  19. Investigator discusses Eau Claire officer-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Heroic, that's what a lead investigator is calling the actions of an Eau Claire County deputy who was shot at while on a call for a domestic dispute. In January of last year, Lynch fired at an Eau Claire County deputy who was responding to a domestic disturbance.

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  20. Man accused of trying to meet boys for sex enters not guilty pleasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    A Centuria man accused of trying to meet with boys in Eau Claire County for sex has pleaded not guilty. Eau Claire County District Attorney Gary King said Mark Scott, 58, entered the pleas Thursday morning in Eau Claire County court.

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