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Altoona school district names principal finalists, announces community forum  Leader-Telegram

Two finalists for the Altoona Middle School and Altoona High School principal positions have been selected, the school district announced.



Track to the Future - donations let Altoona School District...  Volume One

For the first time in almost 20 years, student athletes in the Altoona School District will be able to hone their skills on a functioning track. They'll also be able to ...



Altoona names new high school, middle school principal  WEAU

ALTOONA, Wis. (RELEASE) -- On April 15, the Altoona School Board approved the employment of Mr. Jim Reif to fill the Altoona High School principal position ...



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.



New home for the Altoona Railroaders  WEAU

Altoona school district broke ground for its new 3.2 million dollar sports complex Thursday, April 4.



Mock crash gives Altoona students reminder of drunk driving consequences  WEAU

ALTOONA, Wis. (WEAU) -- A mock car crash for students at Altoona High School gave a sobering look at the consequences of drinking and driving. The annual ...



Altoona High School looks to upgrade science classroom with 'Tools for Schools' grant  WQOW TV News 18

Altoona (WQOW) – The periodic table of elements is an element to any chemistry class – and one high school class is looking to get theirs upgraded.



Prep football: New coach Hanson aiming to reinvent Altoona football  Leader-Telegram

ALTOONA — Standing amid the piles of freshly-dug earth that now occupy the land that once held Fuzzy Thurston Field, the metaphor was not lost on Chad ...



Altoona athletic complex project receives $75K donation  WEAU

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



Altoona sports complex ahead of schedule; turf upgrades to help with durability, safety, official says  Leader-Telegram

Workers this week are installing artificial turf in the new Altoona High School sports complex — a project that school officials say is slightly ahead of schedule.



Patricia Ehlinger | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Patricia (Pat) Jean Ehlinger, age 76, passed away May 28, 2019 at her home with her family at her side. Pat was born on May 5, 1943 to Helen and.



"Community Conversation" taking steps toward an inclusive workforce  WEAU

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) — An event tonight is opening the eyes of local businesses to a workforce that's more inclusive to people with disabilities.



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.



Andrew Meyer | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

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



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.



Gratitude in action: Double lung transplant leading grad to medical career  Leader-Telegram

ALTOONA — Graduating senior Tristen Brown doesn't need anyone to give her these two well-intentioned bits of advice often directed at someone in her ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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, ...



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 ...



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.



Kenneth Rudolphson | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Kenneth Theodore Rudolphson, 92, passed away on Saturday, June 1st forty five minutes before his 93rd birthday at Neighbors of Dunn County in Menomonie.



Former Badgers QB wows new grads with card tricks  Leader-Telegram

Ten newly minted graduates cluster around a table in a hallway late Thursday night at Memorial High School.



05/24: Interview - Chippewa Valley Music Camps  WQOW TV News 18

Now that school is winding down you're probably thinking of ways to fill those summer days for your kids. Well one great thing to get them involved in is music ...



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.



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, ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 boys tennis: Regis' Merkel, Martin move on to state  Leader-Telegram

Regis tennis' Mitchell Merkel and Brent Martin had never played together before the start of the season. They did have something in common, though. Both were ...



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.



Altoona students make piñatas for Cinco de Mayo  WEAU

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



James A. Crandall | Obituaries  Chippewa Herald

James A. Crandall, 66, of Altoona passed away on Friday, June 7, 2013 unexpectedly at his home.



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, ...



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 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.



Cathedral Prep advances 9 into region semifinals - Sports  GoErie.com

ALTOONA — Cathedral Prep has nine wrestlers heading to the semifinals Saturday as the Ramblers took the lead in the team race Friday on the opening night ...



Eau Claire attorney announces bid for 68th Assembly District seat; position formerly held by Bernier  Chippewa Herald

An Eau Claire attorney is running as a Democrat for the 68th Assembly District seat that will be vacated by state Rep. Kathy Bernier (R-Lake Hallie).



Varsho named new Marshfield girls basketball coach  Hub City Times

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



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 ...



Hometown Hockey Dad  Volume One

A fun-loving father on and off the ice, Altoona native Jesse Hays talks about being handy – and lending a hand to those in need.



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

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



Football: Tackmann in as Panther head coach, DiSalvo out at ...  Richmond-News

Tony DiSalvo, who coached the St. Croix Central football team to the WIAA Division 4 state championship games each of the past three years and to the 2016 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Laurie Lynn King | Obituaries  Chippewa Herald

Laurie Lynn King, also affectionately known as “mom and grandma,” 59, of 4605 147th St., Chippewa Falls, village of Lake Hallie, died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, at ...



Grim Reaper stalks the hallways of high school as part of SADD event  WEAU-TV 13

Right ahead of prom, the Altoona High School's Students Against Drunk Driving chapter hosted the event in an effort to teach students that drinking and driving ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Columbus Catholic boys basketball dominates Neillsville, wraps up sole possession of Cloverbelt East title  Hub City Times

Dons clinch second-straight conference crown. By Paul Lecker. Sports Reporter. MARSHFIELD — The Marshfield Columbus Catholic boys basketball team ...



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