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9 cases of enterovirus 68 suspected in state Video included

Samples of the nine suspected cases in the Madison area were sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Man charged in alleged St. Croix County homicide

St. Croix County (WQOW) - Tanner Rix from Lake City Minnesota has been charged with first degree intentional homicide and hiding a body.The Saint Croix County Sheriff says Rix called 911 last week to say he needed help for his passenger, who had been shotDeputies responded to an intersection north of the village of Woodville. According to court documents, police found Rix near the vehicle and inside, the body of his girlfriend, 28-year-old Angel Linderman.They say her body was covered with a ... More>>

Eau Claire Plan Commission approves two restoration projects

Eau Claire (WQOW) - Two Eau Claire renovation projects have passed another hurdle.The site plan for the Green Tree Hotel was approved by the plan commission Monday night. The design calls for 30 rooms as well as a 75 seat restaurant and bar.Also approved was a site plan for what are being called The Biscuit Loft Apartments.The former parks and recreation building on Oxford Street is being renovated by a Minneapolis developer, plans are for 22 units. More>>

Hundreds turn out to remember Eau Claire woman Video included

Eau Claire (WQOW) - Hundreds turned out to celebrate the life of an Eau Claire woman.A prayer service was followed by a memorial run/walk at the Tower Ridge Ski Area tonight to celebrate the life of Cheri Uelmen.She died after being seriously hurt in a bicycle crash during a race earlier this month. Family members say tower ridge was her cathedral and she would spend hours running, skiing, and walking the trails."It couldn't be more perfect,” said Emily Uelmen, Cheri's daughter in law. “It's ... More>>

UPDATE: Family, friends and community still shocked over trench collapse tragedy Video included

A trench collapse turns into a tragedy for an area community. Friends and family members of the two who were killed are still shocked over what's happened. More>>

Discussion on child discipline sparks due to Peterson case Video included

The child abuse case involving the Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson has brought the question of child discipline into the spotlight. It's a topic that continues to be controversial. His lawyer calls it discipline. Prosecutors are calling it excessive.  More>>

Clerks waiting for instructions after voter ID requirement reinstated Video included

In Eau Claire there are 11 different ballot styles due to the different assembly and senate districts. So far there have been about 700 requests for an absentee ballot. Those ballots must be mailed by Thursday. More>>

Golf tournament benefits children dealing with dyslexia Video included

Eau Claire (WQOW) -  Local golfers hit the links for a good cause Monday in Eau Claire. More>>

New initiative hopes to bring private producers and government land managers together Video included

Hundreds of years ago, Western Wisconsin was covered with native prairie. Now, the parcels of grassland that remain are mainly managed by the Federal Government and the Wisconsin DNR.
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NEW DETAILS: $500,000 bond set for suspect arrested in home invasion, shooting near Osseo Video included

At a press conference Thursday afternoon, Trempealeau County authorities said that at 12:12 p.m., they received a call from a woman who said a home invasion had taken place at W15767 County Highway H in the Town of Sumner, just south of Osseo. More>>

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  • New protocol for treating patients with spinal injury

    New protocol for treating patients with spinal injury

    For years fire and rescue teams have responded to potential spinal injuries with ways to immobilize the patient. But, what was supposed to minimize movement, has actually been shown to create it. Now, a new protocol is being implemented in Eau Claire.More >>
    For years fire and rescue teams have responded to potential spinal injuries with ways to immobilize the patient. But, what was supposed to minimize movement, has actually been shown to create it. Now, a new protocol is being implemented in Eau Claire.More >>
  • Tuesday's Child: Meet Jacob

    Tuesday's Child: Meet Jacob

    Jacob, age 9, is an only child and looking forward to having a Big Brother to do some fun activities with! He's a little on the quiet side at first, but has a great sense of humor and would like a Big Brother he can laugh with and who can help him boost his confidence.More >>
    Jacob, age 9, is an only child and looking forward to having a Big Brother to do some fun activities with! He's a little on the quiet side at first, but has a great sense of humor and would like a Big Brother he can laugh with and who can help him boost his confidence.
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  • UPS expects to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers

    UPS expects to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers

    The Atlanta company said Tuesday that the positions will include package sorters, loaders, delivery helpers and drivers.More >>
    The Atlanta company said Tuesday that the positions will include package sorters, loaders, delivery helpers and drivers.More >>
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