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Bus Carrying Students Catches Fire; No One Hurt

Officials say a charter bus taking 32 high school students on a field trip caught fire in Eau Claire, but no one was hurt. The Eau Claire Area School District says the North High School students were heading to the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis when the fire started Monday morning before the bus had left Eau Claire.

05/20/2014

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Eau Claire Tattoo Artist Accused Of Recording Sex

An Eau Claire tattoo shop owner is charged with a felony for allegedly secretly video recording a sexual encounter with a client. The Leader-Telegram reports Jason Rogers, of Osseo, was charged last week with capturing an image of nudity without consent.

12/27/2013

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2 Injured After Motorcycle, Minivan Collide In St. Louis Co.

Two people are being treated with non-life-threatening injuries after the motorcycle they were riding on collided with a minivan Saturday near Babbitt, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s office. At 1:15 p.m., 67-year-old Susan Fetterer of Plymouth attempted to turn on to northbound Highway 21 and collided with a motorcycle. Thirty-five-year-old Dewi Webb, the motorcycle driver, and 36-year-old passenger Tiffany Webb were ejected from the bike on impact.

09/14/2013

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Edina Man Arrested In Wis. Attempted Abduction

A 32-year-old Edina man is in custody after he allegedly held a 19-year-old woman he met online against her will near Eau Claire, Wis.

07/23/2013

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Human Remains Found Along Eau Claire, Wis. River

Human remains have been found along the Eau Claire, Wis. river, according to authorities. Eau Claire deputies were notified that kayakers found a bone, which appeared to be a human bone, along the Eau Claire River, west of Big Falls around 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

07/10/2013

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Authorities Find Body Of College Student From Northfield

Authorities said late Monday they recovered the body of a missing college student from Northfield. David Rodgers hadn’t been seen since April, when the UW-Eau Claire student apparently fell off a pedestrian bridge in Eau Claire and went into a river.

06/19/2013

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Body Of UW-Eau Claire Student From Minnesota Found

The body of the missing UW-Eau Claire student from Northfield, Minn. has been recovered from the Chippewa River.

06/18/2013

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Driver Arrested After Crashing Into Eau Claire City Hall

Eau Claire police say a driver who crashed into City Hall on Tuesday was under the influence of drugs.

04/10/2013

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Lawsuit Accuses Eau Claire Doctor Of Sex Abuse

A lawsuit alleges a pediatrician sexually abused a man while he was a patient at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.

12/05/2012

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Best Winter Road Trip Destinations Near The Twin Cities

Beat the winter blahs with these fun and family friendly road trip destinations within a few hours of the Twin Cities.

11/30/2012

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Inspector: Fatal Wis. Fire Started On 2nd Floor

An Eau Claire fire inspector says the off-campus fire that killed two University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students from Minnesota likely started in one of the apartment’s bedrooms.

10/17/2012

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Eau Claire Apartment Fire Claims Another Student’s Life

Firefighters had to pull two close friends from Stillwater, Minn., who were attending the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, out of their burning Eau Claire apartment on Monday morning.

10/09/2012

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Semi Destroyed By Fire After Crash In Western Wis.

A semi-truck was destroyed by fire after hitting a guard rail in a construction zone early Friday morning in western Wisconsin, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.

09/21/2012

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Biden Is Back As Wis. Takes On Added Importance

Vice President Joe Biden was back campaigning in Wisconsin on Thursday. The Vice President spoke to an enthusiastic crowd at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire this morning. It was his second visit to the state this month.

09/13/2012

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Cops: Wis. Man Arrested For Driving Under Influence For 7th Time

A 54-year-old Eau Claire, Wis., man was arrested for operating while under the influence for the seventh time, police say.

08/18/2012

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