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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.

Peggs hired to lead Altoona schools | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

Even though Dan Peggs has had his superintendent certification for more than a year, he wasn't looking to leave his job as Altoona Middle School principal.

Public to have chance to converse with Altoona schools superintendent candidates  Leader-Telegram

People interested in Altoona schools will have the opportunity to learn about the next superintendent of their school district as part of the process to choose that ...

Poppe, John Paul  The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

John P. Poppe, age 67, formerly of Bozeman, died peacefully on Monday night, March 25, 2019, due to complications of long-term type 1 diabetes, at Sacred ...

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 ...

Altoona school district's athletic complex project full steam ahead  Leader-Telegram

Construction on the Altoona school district's $3.2 million athletic complex development project will begin this spring after Prevea Health donated $75000 to the ...

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.

Altoona athletic complex project receives $75K donation  WEAU

The Altoona athletic complex project received a milestone donation from Prevea Health.

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.

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.

Andrew Meyer | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

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

Altoona searching for new police chief | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

Altoona city officials are searching for a new police chief after the man currently in that position won election last week to the state Assembly.

01/21: 20th Annual Locopalooza Show Choir Competition  WQOW TV News 18

It is that time of the year again, it's the 20th Annual Locopalooza Show Choir Competition.

High-speed chase Tuesday damages squad car, results in hospitalization of suspect  Leader-Telegram

A high-speed chase late Tuesday afternoon resulted in an Eau Claire County squad car being damaged and the hospitalization of the man authorities were ...

Altoona City Council approves Casey's General Store plan  Leader-Telegram

ALTOONA — After months of discussion and the threat of a lawsuit, a Casey's General Store in Altoona has been approved. On Thursday the Altoona City ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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.

Eau Claire plans Wintermission events | Local Briefs  Leader-Telegram

Project seeks to prevent isolation. Ideas for ways to ward off the winter blues are being sought through a series of meetings this week in the Eau Claire area.

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Area Good Samaritans honored at heroes breakfast Wednesday  Leader-Telegram

Hannah Schlafer didn't relax on a beach during two trips to Mexico. Instead, she spent her one-week trips there helping to build new homes in Juarez.

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 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 ...

Boys hockey: Stange's overtime goal lifts North to first sectional title since 2006  Leader-Telegram

Eau Claire North hockey earned the celebration the program has been waiting over a decade for, but the Huskies made the packed crowd at Hobbs Ice Arena ...

State hoops: Versatility key when Osseo-Fairchild takes on Lourdes Academy  Leader-Telegram

OSSEO — At any given moment, Osseo-Fairchild coach Tim Popple and his staff might decide to switch to a different plan of attack.

Charges against woman accused of prostituting kids for drugs, cash are dismissed  Leader-Telegram

The criminal case against the Eau Claire woman accused of prostituting two children for cash and drugs has been dismissed because of testimony issues and ...

Prep boys hockey: Chippewa Falls celebrates 30 years of coaching by Scott Parker  Leader-Telegram

Few have been around the game of hockey as long as Scott Parker has.

Clerk of court denies grievance over firing | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

CHIPPEWA FALLS — Chippewa County clerk of court Karen Hepfler has rejected a grievance claim by former employee Nate Liedl, who was fired Jan. 10.

Vic Sorensen inducted into Eau Claire Ski Club Hall of Fame  Leader-Telegram

The Eau Claire Ski Club Flying Eagles has been a national leader in ski jumping for well over 100 years and it hasn't happened without top athletes and a ...

Shaking hands: Businesses given a chance to meet job candidates in tight labor market  Leader-Telegram

When fishing in the limited labor pool to fill five machinist positions, Eau Claire-based Plank Enterprises tried many tactics.

EC man gets prison for using cocaine in his jail cell  Leader-Telegram

One of four Eau Claire County Jail inmates accused of using cocaine in his jail cell will spend one year in prison.

30 years in, Children's Theatre continues to grow | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

The Eau Claire Children's Theatre production of the musical “Disney's Beauty and the Beast” presents what the group strives for in its audiences and its casts.

EC woman gets probation for her role in knifepoint robbery  Leader-Telegram

A Chippewa Falls woman will spend three years on probation and 60 days in jail for her role in pulling a knife on three people in Eau Claire.

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 ...

City OKs bike share ordinance | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

In hopes of signaling the city is ready and open for bike-share services, Eau Claire established rules for companies that might seek to place bicycles for rent out ...

Researchers find elevated particle count in air near frac sand sites  Leader-Telegram

A group of UW-Eau Claire students presented air quality research in Chippewa Falls on Friday and encouraged the broader testing of air quality around the ...

Around Town Briefs 9/8/18 | Local Briefs  Leader-Telegram

The Hallie Optimist Foundation honored 10 students from the Chippewa Valley with $500 scholarships: SCHOLARSHIPS:

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, ...

Court filing: Gordy's hasn't been paying into employee healthcare plan  Leader-Telegram

CHIPPEWA FALLS — Gordy's Market Inc. grocery chain has not been paying into the company's self-funded health care plan, and it owes up to $174000, ...

Boys hockey: North's Zach Urdahl commits to Wisconsin  Leader-Telegram

The 2020 Wisconsin hockey season will feature a Husky reunion.

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.

Man accused of exposing himself at UW-EC library  Leader-Telegram

An Eau Claire man is accused of exposing himself to two females at UW-Eau Claire's library.

Altoona teacher awarded for her work with personal finance  Leader-Telegram

An Altoona High School teacher won a statewide award Thursday for her work as a personal finance instructor and involvement in a financial literacy program ...

State wrestling: Stanley-Boyd's Brenner one win away from state title  Leader-Telegram

MADISON — His heart rate hadn't come back to normal. Yet Blaine Brenner couldn't sit still. Not because he was too giddy. But because he was running sprints ...

State wrestling: Spaeth caps unbeaten season with state title; Schlough gets title No. 4  Leader-Telegram

MADISON — This was a moment Brady Spaeth had dreamed about — and probably replicated in his living room — thousands of times in his life.

Cameron firefighter's picture Wednesday gains national attention | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

After battling a house fire Wednesday morning in a 51 degrees below zero wind chill, Cameron firefighter Dan “Bimbo” Gifford pulled out his cellphone and ...

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.

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

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

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 ...

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Portage native Louis Hurd has Red Hawks flying high  Portage Daily Register

During his four seasons as a member of the UW-Stevens Point men's basketball team, Louis Hurd won a pair of Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference ...

Building Community Brick by Brick and Board by Board - market...  Volume One

You're forgiven if you didn't realize that Market & Johnson's headquarters is on Galloway Street in Eau Claire. After all, those of us who live in the Chippewa ...

Free clinic finds new location | Daily Updates  Leader-Telegram

The Chippewa Valley Free Clinic on Monday announced it will be moving to a new location at 1030 Oak Ridge Drive in Eau Claire.

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 ...

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.

Life Story: John Russell remembered as a man of history, arts and action  Leader-Telegram

MENOMONIE — It seems it's a challenge to explain the many ways Menomonie native John Russell contributed to the city's community, history and well-being.

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 ...

Varsho named new Marshfield girls basketball coach  Hub City Times

For Hub City Times. 05443870. MARSHFIELD – Marshfield High School has announced that Taylor Varsho will be the next girls basketball coach for the ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

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

3D printers can be appealing and affordable accessory  WEAU

The concept of 3D printing – or stereolithography – has been around since the early 1980s, but it's become more widespread and inexpensive in recent years.

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 ...

Cathedral Prep has 3 champs, wins region team title - Sports

ALTOONA — Carter Starocci, Kawaun DeBoe and the Cathedral Prep wrestling team just continue to win. Starocci and DeBoe, both unbeaten on the season, ...

Eau Claire Plan Commission set to review housing, new office  Leader-Telegram

New housing planned on Eau Claire's northeast side and an office building that will replace a defunct pizzeria are among the items facing the city's Plan ...

Altoona students make piñatas for Cinco de Mayo  WEAU

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

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 ...

Front Page  Leader-Telegram

Altoona school district names new middle, high school principals. Updated 5 hrs ago. The Altoona school district has filled principal openings at the middle and ...

Fans show Rock Fest loyalty through friendships and, in one case, marriage  Leader-Telegram

CADOTT — Rock Fest is about more than the music. It's a place for making memories and making friends.

AHS teacher receives lifetime award  WEAU

Altoona High School, business teacher, Kelly Ostrander is one of 15 recipients statewide who are being honored with the Governor's Financial Literacy Award.

Altoona High School athletes leave for tennis and track state competition  WEAU

Seven tennis athletes left from the high school Thursday morning with a police and emergency vehicle escort.

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

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

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 ...

Track and field: Zeman back to lead Bloomer girls  Leader-Telegram

MENOMONIE — Standing much shorter than many 400 runners she toes the line with, Kendall Zeman knows what works for her.

With bid release, work to begin soon on $32M Brookfield hotel, conference center  Daily Reporter

Work is scheduled to begin soon on a new conference center and hotel in Brookfield, a project that could both bolster the city's mall even as big-box stores.

Daily Updates  Leader-Telegram

Altoona school district names new middle, high school principals. Updated 10 hrs ago. The Altoona school district has filled principal openings at the middle and ...

Man sentenced for paying teen for sex | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

A 65-year-old Eau Claire man was sentenced in Eau Claire County Court Friday for providing a teenage girl money for sexual favors.

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 ...

Hospital officials urge residents to ignore scam calls  Leader-Telegram

HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital officials are urging residents to ignore any contacts seeking money to pay the bill for a loved one having been airlifted from the ...

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 ...

Baldwin bill would direct cash to worker training programs (VIDEO)  Daily Reporter

Sen. Tammy Baldwin, a Democrat from Wisconsin, introduced a bill last week meant to bolster on-the-job training. The bill comes as many employers continue to ...

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.

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 ...

Schimel: Sex harassment complaints should be secret | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

MADISON — Attorney General Brad Schimel says he agrees with legislative leaders that sexual harassment complaints against lawmakers and their staff should ...

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 11/6/16 | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

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

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:

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.

It Seems to Me: What young women may not know  Leader-Telegram

It came to my attention recently, after the March on Washington, that many young women are completely satisfied with their lives right now. I will refer to this as ...

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.

Family sues Lake Hallie | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

CHIPPEWA FALLS — The family of a 25-year-old woman who was shot and killed last April by a police officer at the Lake Hallie Walmart store has filed a ...

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