SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — Police officials in northwestern Wisconsin say they have arrested an officer who was involved in a fatal crash early Friday while off duty.
Superior Police Chief Nicholas Alexander says the sergeant is being held in the Douglas County Jail on a possible charge of homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Marshfield and Adams have joined the list of Wisconsin cities that have shut down municipal wells due to PFAS contamination.
Wisconsin Public Radio reported that the state Department of Natural Resources announced Thursday that sampling in the two cities has detected PFAS high enough to concern state health officials.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A mining company wants permission to explore for gold and other minerals in Marathon County.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Friday that Green Light Metals submitted an exploratory drilling application to the county on Thursday.
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) _ National Presto Industries Inc. (NPK) on Friday reported first-quarter profit of $2.9 million.
The Eau Claire, Wisconsin-based company said it had profit of 41 cents per share.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin college students and recent graduates are in high demand as state and national unemployment rates continue to drop, according to higher education career placement workers.
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — An Eau Claire man has been charged with stealing $1,400 worth of liquor from a grocery store over three days.
The Leader-Telegram reported that 50-year-old Michael White was charged Friday with two counts of retail theft.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin man will spend three years on probation for participating in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich in Washington, D.C., sentenced Kevin Daniel Loftus of Eau Claire to three years' on probation on Tuesday, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.
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Wisconsin School for the Deaf 46, Watertown Maranatha Baptist 44
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Alanson 55, Boyne Falls 50
Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard 51, Ann Arbor Greenhills 44
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — A UW-Eau Claire student faces felony charges after he allegedly caused thousands of dollars in damage to a dorm basement.
Prosecutors charged 21-year-old Zachary Cunningham of New Richmond on Thursday with felony burglary and criminal damage to property.
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Walnut Grove Christian 77, Mountain View Christian Academy 71
Westminster Catawba Christian 57, Caldwell Academy, N.C. 41
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin System leaders on Friday chose Jay Rothman, a Milwaukee business attorney with no experience administrating higher education, as the next president running the 26-campus system.
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — U.S. academics who help locate Holocaust mass graves and execution sites in Eastern Europe have used ground-penetrating radar to seek burial sites on Cyprus of people missing since the 1974 Turkish invasion and earlier interethnic strife.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin System leaders are close to announcing their pick for system president.
The Board of Regents is slated to meet Friday afternoon to make their choice between UW-Eau Claire Chancellor James Schmidt and business attorney Jay Rothman.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The chairman of a prominent international law firm based in Milwaukee and the chancellor the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire campus were announced Friday as finalists to be president of the UW System.
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — Police in Eau Claire have arrested a man who allegedly got stuck in a bush with a bag of cocaine on Christmas morning.
Prosecutors charged David Lunde of Prescott on Monday with multiple counts, including cocaine possession, resisting an officer and carrying a concealed weapon.
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Aiken 51, Mid-Carolina 49
Arden Christ School, N.C. 52, Richland Northeast 49
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — An Eau Claire police officer who shot a man to death last month won't face criminal charges, prosecutors announced Tuesday.
Eau Claire County District Attorney Peter Rindal said in a news release that Officer Kristopher O'Neill was justified in using deadly force against LeKenneth Miller.
OSSEO, Wis. (AP) — Authorities in western Wisconsin are trying to sort out a massive crash on Interstate 94.
WITI-TV reported the crash occurred Thursday morning in Jackson County south of Osseo.