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Andrew Meyer | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

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

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.

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.

New board member is Altoona booster | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

Dan Gluch first started thinking about serving as a school board member several years ago. With three children who had or are currently attending schools in the ...

Leroy Butler stops in Altoona to talk on bullying  WEAU

Leroy Butler spoke at Altoona High School with all grades in attendance. Butler spoke about overcoming adversity, specifically about bullying.

Storm damages school, fells trees in west-central Wisconsin  Leader-Telegram

Severe thunderstorms rolling through west-central Wisconsin Thursday night damaged one area school and felled numerous trees.

Altoona parents grateful for school safety talk | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

ALTOONA — Roughly 50 Altoona school district parents listened intently Wednesday night while police officers talked about the possibility of an active shooter ...

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.

Altoona bids goodbye to Jesse James as lawman, wishes him well as lawmaker  Leader-Telegram

ALTOONA — During his 17-year-career in the Altoona Police Department, Jesse James was motivated to better people's lives, those who worked with him said.

UPDATE: Oliver out as athletic director for Altoona School District  WEAU

WEAU 13 News has learned James Oliver is no longer the athletic director for the Altoona School District.

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 ...

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 ...

Harold Harris | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Harold “Hank” Harris, age 90, passed away October 27, 1018, at The Neighbors of Dunn County in Menomonie under the care of MCHS Home Health and ...

Athletic improvements: Altoona school district looks to renovate high school track, football field  Leader-Telegram

The Altoona High School sports complex could be in for some significant renovations.

Karate American: a workout [AND] a way of life  Blugold Media

By Emily Glen Halfway through class the sweat is already seeping into the ground, weapons garnish the walls, students are yelling, heart rates are skyrocketing, ...

A Time to Share Program  WEAU

(Air date 11/29) With Giving Tuesday under belts and the holidays just around the corner it's time to stop thinking of ourselves and be in the spirit of giving.

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 ...

Biedron out as Altoona schools superintendent | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

ALTOONA — Two hours after praising recently released student test scores and discussing the district's future, Altoona schools Superintendent Connie Biedron ...

Around Town Briefs 12/29/18 | Local Briefs  Leader-Telegram

YOUTH ROTARS: The Eau Claire Noon Rotary Club honored six area high school seniors for December:

In wake of mass shooting, are Chippewa Valley schools safe for kids, educators?  Leader-Telegram

When Eau Claire schools Superintendent Mary Ann Hardebeck first heard about the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, ...

Altoona fires schools Superintendent Biedron, sources say | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

The Altoona school board has fired Superintendent Connie Biedron and is negotiating terms of her dismissal, sources familiar with the situation told the ...

Around Town Briefs 10/21/18 | Local Briefs  Leader-Telegram

YOUTH ROTARS: The Eau Claire Noon Rotary Club honored six area high school seniors in October:

UPDATE: JA business challenge scholarship winners announced  WEAU

Dozens of high school students from across Northwestern Wisconsin participated in the Junior Achievement Business Challenge.

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.

Altoona High School to mark 100 years with all-classes reunion  Leader-Telegram

ALTOONA — One hundred years after her grandmother became the first graduate of Altoona High School, Ann Sturz will celebrate the only graduate of the class ...

Eau Claire attorney announces Assembly bid | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

Eau Claire attorney Wendy Sue Johnson announced her candidacy Thursday for the state Assembly.

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.

Volleyball: Laube, Thompson already proving to be two of best Huskies have had  Leader-Telegram

Perris Cooley remembers the night well. He entered the Altoona High School gym on a sticky summer night getting ready for a volleyball camp he and some ...

Around Town Briefs 4/29/18 | Local Briefs  Leader-Telegram

GOOD CITIZENS: Twenty-one high school students in northwestern Wisconsin were recently named Good Citizens by the Eau Claire Chapter of the Daughters ...

School district launches in-house food pantries  WEAU

The pantry is stocked each week and is run by students at the alternative learning center. Kids who receive food from the pantry get the chance to pick out food ...

Just the ham, ma'am: Altoona cops take a Christmas break from crime fighting to give free hams to motorists they pulled over and others  Leader-Telegram

ALTOONA — Seeing red and blue lights flashing behind her Thursday, Bonnie Fagan said a quick little prayer as she pulled her vehicle over to the curb on Third ...

Altoona students make piñatas for Cinco de Mayo  WEAU

Students at an area high school are celebrating Cinco de Mayo in a creative way.

Local mom's healing by good deeds effort after son's death part of national campaign  Leader-Telegram

Kat Schilling experienced every parent's worst nightmare on March 30, 2012. She lost her oldest son, Zach. He was 16.

Wendy Sue Johnson Announces Bid for the 68th State Assembly District  urbanmilwaukee

Wendy Sue has a long history of public *service* and community engagement.

Varsho named new Marshfield girls basketball coach  Hub City Times

For Hub City Times. 05432971. MARSHFIELD – Marshfield High School has announced that Taylor Varsho will be the next girls basketball coach for the ...

Apple Watch inching toward medical device | News, Sports, Jobs  Altoona Mirror

CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple is trying to turn its smartwatch from a niche gadget into a lifeline to better health by slowly evolving it into a medical device.

Around Town Briefs 3/25/18 | Local Briefs  Leader-Telegram

YOUTH ROTARS: The Eau Claire Noon Rotary Club honored six area high school seniors for March:

ON THE LEVEL: Lutz's career takes unexpected turn with emergency lights, own company  Daily Reporter

Chamy Lutz has a habit of surprising herself. She moved to Wisconsin from Taiwan in 2002, expecting to earn her MBA from Concordia University and then ...

Judge in Sonag case squashes attempt to cast doubt on confidential source  Daily Reporter

A judge has tossed out an attempt to cast doubt on the credibility of a confidential source authorities used to build a case against the indicted Milwaukee.

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 ...

Wisconsin frac sand under pressure from rival products  Daily Reporter

Sand is dropped off a conveyor onto a pile at the Superior Silica Sands mine in 2017 in Kosse, Texas. Sand from places like Texas is becoming increasingly ...

IBEW chapter backs Evers for governor – The Daily Reporter – WI Construction News & Bids  Daily Reporter

Democrat Tony Evers has picked up an endorsement from a Wisconsin electrical workers union in his bid to unseat Gov. Scott Walker in November.

Union ironworker Bryce wins congressional primary – The Daily Reporter – WI Construction News & Bids  Daily Reporter

Milwaukee resident Randy Bryce, a member of Iron Workers Local 8, marches with his fellow brothers outside the state Capitol in Madison recently. (File photo ...

Foundation Sponsors Diversity Essay Contest for Teens  Volume One

An essay contest about equity, diversity, and inclusion will award cash prizes to Chippewa Valley high school students. The Mahmoud S. Taman Foundation ...

PREP BOYS TENNIS: Mauston's season ends at Madison Edgewood subsectional  WiscNews

MADISON — In terms of match quality, Mauston head coach Derek Felska believes his team played some of their best tennis of the season at their regional meet ...

Around Town Briefs 10/18/15 | Local Briefs  Leader-Telegram

YOUTH ROTARS: Eau Claire Noon Rotary Club has honored six high school seniors for October:

Loni Lea (Clay) Sisko  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 ...

Film features Chippewa Valley talent on both sides of the camera  Leader-Telegram

Chippewa Valley people and landmarks fill the faith-based film “Catching Faith,” which is playing in Eau Claire and available on DVD.

Former Badger standout Butch remains involved with basketball  Chippewa Herald

ALTOONA — When Brian Butch lies down to sleep at night, he's thinking about basketball.

Dusty's wide, wide world of adventure: Altoona native visits 127 nations, most in past 2½ years  Leader-Telegram

ALTOONA — See the world. For most people, those words are just a casual expression — an encouragement to do a little traveling. For Dusty Pfundheller, they ...

Infamous "Target Troll" Originally from the Chippewa Valley  Volume One

You've probably seen this story floating around the internet and your Facebook feed: Man Poses as Target on Facebook, Trolls Haters of Its Gender-Neutral ...

Around Town Briefs 1/28/18 | Local Briefs  Leader-Telegram

YOUTH ROTARS: The Eau Claire Noon Rotary Club honored six area high school seniors for January.

Design Concepts offers template for East Washington Avenue  Daily Reporter

The state Capitol as seen in March from a common area on the top floor of the Lyric building on East Washington Avenue in Madison, Wis. (Amber ...

MSOE breaks ground on $34 million high-tech education hall  Daily Reporter

The Milwaukee School of Engineering broke ground on Monday on a $34 million building in the city's downtown, starting work on what will eventually be a hub ...

Lights, Music, Boxing: Young entrepreneur opens nightclub...  Volume One

This is going to be a nightclub gym,” Hector Pucheta said with a grin. “Do you know what that means?” He strode over to a control module in the corner of the ...

Around Town Briefs 12/24/16 | Local Briefs  Leader-Telegram

YOUTH ROTARS: The Eau Claire Noon Rotary Club honored six area high school seniors for December:

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.

Around Town Briefs 11/6/16 | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

YOUTH ROTARS: Six high school seniors were honored in October by the Eau Claire Noon Rotary Club:

Volleyball: Regis heading back to state after fifth straight sweep  Leader-Telegram

ALTOONA — Tori Matson tracked her final serve over the net, around the court and to the ground. Finally, she fell to the floor with it. Her teammates followed.

Tomah's Limited Edition claims honors at Logan  La Crosse Tomah Journal

Tomah Limited Edition preformed last weekend at the 2018 Logan Showcase at La Crosse Logan High School.

Here Are The Best 100 Public Schools in Wisconsin for 2017

Best Public Schools in Wisconsin 2017 - Brookfield, WI - The rankings were released this week. Find out how your child's school performed here:

JH Hassinger – The Daily Reporter – WI Construction News & Bids  Daily Reporter

Largest winning bids in Wisconsin from the previous week, according to The Daily Reporter's JobTrac bidding *service*. Tagged with: All-Ways Contractors ...

Local officials considering own mining regulations – The Daily Reporter – WI Construction News & Bids  Daily Reporter

The Flambeau open-pit copper mine as seen in 1996 in Ladysmith, Wis. Local governments in the state are looking to enact their own mining regulations as Gov ...

Country comfort: Diners flock to region for the hunting, fishing and Kountry Kettle food | News, Sports, Jobs  Altoona Mirror

HOPEWELL — When the diner opened on Raystown Road here about 1940, it was a popular hangout for area residents, particularly coal miners ending their ...

Around Town Briefs 12/13/15 | Local Briefs  Leader-Telegram

YOUTH ROTARS: Eau Claire Noon Rotary Club has honored six area high school seniors for December:

State Fair Park's Cream Puff Pavilion to get $6 million renovation  Daily Reporter

Gov. Scott Walker is whipping up big plans for the Wisconsin State Fair Park's Cream Puff building.

Scrub in (PHOTO SLIDESHOW) – The Daily Reporter – WI Construction News & Bids  Daily Reporter

Crews work on the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Center for Advanced Care at Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa on April 15. M.A. Mortenson ...

As Trump calls for wall, a look at the world's barriers  Daily Reporter

As President Donald Trump marks 100 days in office, he is vowing to keep his campaign promise to build a wall along the border with Mexico.

Engineers cope with rising tide of rain (UPDATE)  Daily Reporter

Viola, Wisconsin, is seen mostly underwater on June 9, 2008. An earthen dam along a man-made lake gave way under severe flooding, unleashing a powerful ...

Charles W. Bassett  Chippewa Herald

Charles Willard Bassett died peacefully in his home on Dec. 5, 2014, in Menomonie, at the age of 77.

Crane collapse on Butte des Morts bridge kills worker (UPDATE)  Daily Reporter

A construction worker is dead and another seriously injured after a crane collapsed Thursday morning on the Butte des Morts Bridge in Winnebago County.

SS Badger gets new system to reduce coal ash  Daily Reporter

When the SS Badger sets sail May 16, the venerable and historic car ferry will sport new combustion controls that will enable it to burn coal more efficiently.

Area show choirs ready to step into season  The Courier Life News

January marks the beginning of competition season for area high school show choirs.

Milwaukee-to-Madison rail line on minds of voters  Daily Reporter

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Polls have closed in Wisconsin, where voters are choosing a new governor and a host of state and federal legislators. Milwaukee resident ...

New Face on Campus: Take a Moment to Meet The Dean of Nursing | The  The Belltower

At the start of a new semester, you expect to encounter new student faces during your day to day on campus. Have you taken the time to look for any new faces ...

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