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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, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Local Rotary clubs, volunteers pack 30000 meals at iFeed event Saturday  Leader-Telegram

ALTOONA — Altoona High School freshman Madison Zimmerman has always wanted to give back to her community.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Altoona students help rake leaves in the community  WQOW TV News 18

Altoona (WQOW)- Altoona High School students spent Wednesday doing yard work in the community. This is the second year the National Honor Society ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Haven Pines - New Neighborhoods of the Chippewa Valley  Volume One

If you've been considering homeownership but haven't found the idyllic neighborhood of your dreams, it might be time to check out Haven Pines, C&E Wurzer's ...



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.



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

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



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 ...



PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Mauston drops heartbreaker to Altoona in regional semifinal  WiscNews

Throughout almost the entire second half of its matchup with Altoona, Mauston held the Railroaders at bay. In the end, the Golden Eagles fell just a few seconds ...



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 ...



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 ...



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:



Remembering the missing | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

When Erin Miller embarked on a class project-turned book, she heard personal accounts of the 37 military personnel in Wisconsin who served in the Vietnam ...



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 ...



Around Town Briefs 12/17/17  Leader-Telegram

YOUTH ROTARS: Six area high school seniors were honored in December by the Eau Claire Noon Rotary Club: • Memorial High School: Bethany Hetzel, ...



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. Chili Imp Kubota L Series. MARSHFIELD – Marshfield High School has announced that Taylor Varsho will be the next girls basketball coach ...



Altoona students make piñatas for Cinco de Mayo  WEAU

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



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 ...



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:



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.



NEW INFORMATION: Gov. Walker recognizes Altoona teacher with award  WEAU

Gov. Walker recognizes an Altoona teacher Tuesday at the Capitol.



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

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



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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:



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:



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 ...



Chi-Hi hosts annual Harmonics Supershow  Chippewa Herald

Update: The 4 p.m. show is sold out. Chippewa Falls Senior High School's Harmonics show choir group is holding the Harmonics Supershow this Saturday, Nov.



Cathedral Prep rolls to Northwest Region title - Sports  GoErie.com

ALTOONA — It was another dominant performance in a memorable season for the Cathedral Prep wrestling team. Three returning state medalists won ...



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.



ASSIGNMENT 13: Injury Time-out  WEAU

With kids working out and playing sports throughout the year, doctors and trainers say they are increasing their chances of getting hurt. WEAU's Bob Gallaher ...



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:



Walter Robert Galbraith  Herald-Mail Media

Walter "Walt" Galbraith grew up "dirt poor" in Altoona, Pa., in an area where young men either became steelworkers, railroad workers or coal miners. Walt wasn't ...



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.



Here Are The Best 100 Public Schools in Wisconsin for 2017  Patch.com

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



Photos: 30 Wisconsin natives who have played or coached in Super Bowl  Madison.com

A photo gallery featuring every Wisconsin native to have played or coached in the Super Bowl.



Charles W. Bassett  Chippewa Herald

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



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: • Learn to Use Medicare.gov Website, 9:30 to 11 a.m. ...



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:



Bob Brown takes over Menomonie Thunderhawks  Chippewa Herald

The Menomonie Thunderhawks semi-pro football team has announced the top spots on its 2016 coaching staff. Bob Brown will take over as head coach and ...



Fuzzy Thurston, left guard for '60s Packers, dies  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Fuzzy Thurston, the starting left guard on Vince Lombardi's five NFL championship teams in the 1960s and a player who was admired by teammates, respected ...



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.



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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