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High school principal leaving Altoona | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

Altoona High School principal Jason LeMay said he is resigning from the job to pursue further education, including a degree needed to become a school ...

Three finalists named for Altoona schools job | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

The three finalist candidates for the Altoona school district superintendent job have ties to the Chippewa Valley, and one works in the district currently.

Altoona student will compete in national poetry competition  Leader-Telegram

It was any other day in Angela Roloson's English class at Altoona High School, her students reciting poems aloud as part of an assignment.

Altoona school district: Texts play role in controversy  Leader-Telegram

When the Altoona High School football coach was fired on Aug. 31, schools Superintendent Connie Biedron said that decision was made without her knowledge ...

Numerous comebacks for Altoona High School graduate | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

When Altoona High School senior Gabrielle Dahl speaks at her graduation ceremony on Wednesday, the teen will talk about courage.

Former Packer LeRoy Butler talks about facing bullying, LaFleur hire at Altoona High  Leader-Telegram

ALTOONA — For much of his childhood, the man who created the Lambeau Leap needed help simply walking.

Andrew Meyer | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Andrew John Meyer, 29, of Cadott, WI, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at his home.

Good vs. bad: Altoona school district appeared to get both in Biedron  Leader-Telegram

An advisory committee that was part of the search process for a new Altoona schools superintendent in early 2012 recommended against hiring Connie Biedron ...

Scholarship program keeps creating camp memories for kids  Leader-Telegram

Before pancreatic cancer finally got the best of Tricia Tollefson eight years ago, she and her husband, Jeff, set up a scholarship program to send a couple ...

Altoona runner overcomes cancer, ready to run Boston Marathon  Leader-Telegram

Kevin Larson has run Boston Marathon before but this year will be far more special for him. Not only is he running with his wife, Betsy Larson, he also will.

Victor Sorensen | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

I, Victor C. Sorensen, started living on November 14, 1943 with Hans C. and Victoria (Ziemba) Sorensen, my parents, in Stanley, WI. I stopped living on April 1, ...

Altoona High School sports complex price tag could hit $3 million  Leader-Telegram

ALTOONA — Proposed renovations to a sports complex on the grounds of Altoona High School that district officials are considering could cost between ...

College football: Beschorner is new UW-Eau Claire head coach  Leader-Telegram

Former Maryland offensive assistant Wesley Beschorner was named the next head coach of UW-Eau Claire football on Tuesday afternoon.

Patterson pleads guilty to kidnapping Jayme Closs, killing her parents  Leader-Telegram

BARRON — The man who kidnapped Jayme Closs and killed her parents was adamant he would plead guilty to the crimes, according to his lawyer.

One breath at a time: Altoona teen beats back cystic fibrosis with double lung transplant  Leader-Telegram

ALTOONA — Tristen Brown is celebrating the little joys in life lately — walking her dogs, playing in the snow, going to the mall with friends.

Presidential candidate Klobuchar makes first campaign stop in EC  Leader-Telegram

When Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar officially announced her candidacy for U.S. president last week in Minneapolis, she vowed to immediately begin ...

Free tax help starts next week at RCU  Leader-Telegram

Free income tax return assistance for people who can't afford a professional *service* will start next week at an RCU office on Eau Claire's south side.

Religion Notes 11/17/18 | Religion  Leader-Telegram

NEW PASTOR: The Rev. Mike Van Zee of Newport, Tenn., has formally accepted the position of senior pastor at Immanuel Baptist Church of Menomonie.

Franciscan Sisters to get $37 million in Mayo deal  Leader-Telegram

LA CROSSE — The Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration will receive $37 million in cash, real property and other services over a 20-year period under the ...

Local lyricists create quirky new duo to bring laughs, smiles to listeners  Leader-Telegram

It started as a joke that turned into a song, and from there Eau Claire's latest duo, the Gossips, was formed.

Prep football: Rice Lake holds on against Sparta to advance  Leader-Telegram

RICE LAKE — Rice Lake built a 28-7 halftime lead off of Sparta mistakes and then held off the playoff-hot Spartans in the second half for a 42-31 Division 3.

Altoona officer assigned to schools looks to be approachable  Leader-Telegram

At 6 feet 1 inch tall, Jon Lauscher towers above many of the students in the Altoona school district.

Penn State strong man Kevin Givens' best football self in 2018: Is the 3-technique ready to dominate?

Penn State defensive tackle Kevin Givens sacks Michigan quarterback John O'Korn during the fourth quarter on Oct. 21, 2017.Joe Hermitt | jhermitt@pennlive.

News  Leader-Telegram

Dean's List 6/27/19. 5 hrs ago. The following students from west-central Wisconsin have been named to the dean's list: Getting ready. 5 hrs ago. Getting ready ...

Walker aims to extend UW tuition freeze | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

With Gov. Scott Walker planning to extend a tuition freeze on UWvSystem campuses for another four years if he's re-elected, UW-Stout and UW-Eau Claire ...

Playwright Neil Simon leaves mark on area theater  Leader-Telegram

As an Altoona High School English teacher, Kim Butnick doesn't have a lot of time to pursue her community theater passion. But when she hears a Neil Simon ...

Penn State Football 2018 Player Preview: DT Kevin Givens  Victory Bell Rings

Defensive tackle Kevin Givens will be a key on the defensive line for Penn State football in 2018.

Christ Lutheran recognizes pastors  The Courier-Express

DuBOIS — It was Miller time at Christ Lutheran Church, DuBois, when congregation, family and friends gathered to celebration 65 years of ordination for Pastor ...

Loni Lea (Clay) Sisko | Obituaries  Chippewa Herald

Loni Lea (Clay) Sisko of Fall Creek, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, surrounded by her family and friends at Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas ...

Gordy's parties ordered to mediation | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

CHIPPEWA FALLS — Parties involved in the sale of the Gordy's Market location in Neillsville have been ordered to pursue mediation to resolve a dispute.

Girls basketball: Schlosser's bucket sends Durand to sectional final  Leader-Telegram

ALTOONA — Ambree Schlosser wasn't quite sure where she was on the court or how the ball ended up back in her hands. But with a second chance to make.

College track and field: DI transfer Thorson finds home at UW-Eau Claire  Leader-Telegram

It seemed like the ultimate love story. Josh Thorson was the hometown kid from nearby Wayzata High School in Plymouth, Minn. He was a well-spoken, ...

Ten to be inducted into PWCA wrestling Hall of Fame

The Pennsylvania Wrestling Coaches Association will induct class of 10 into its Hall of Fame on May 22 at the Ramada Inn State College.

Syracuse football QB commit Tommy DeVito headlines weekend campers

Here's a quick look at some of the prospects who plan on attending SU's camps this weekend.

Photos: Wisconsin natives who have played or coached in Super Bowl  La Crosse Tribune

The NFL is celebrating Super Bowl 50 by honoring every player and head coach who has participated in a Super Bowl. Here are photos of every Wisconsin ...

Around Town Briefs 7/10/16 | Local Briefs  Leader-Telegram

SENIOR CLASSES: L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., is holding six classes in July:

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