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Wis. officials: 3 deaths possibly linked to cold

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 5:12pm
The Department of Health Services said Tuesday the deaths remain under investigation, but officials suspect the cold weather was a factor.

NEW INFORMATION: Crews looking into cause of mobile home fire in Eau Claire

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 5:12pm
It happened on Broadview Blvd. in Eau Claire on Tuesday afternoon.

Wis. woman uses hot coals to warm van, starts fire

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 2:22pm
Lac du Flambeau police Chief Robert Brandenburg tells The Associated Press temperatures were about minus 23 degrees and the woman's 2007 Dodge Caravan wasn't starting.

Cable to host International Paralympic Committee Nordic Skiing Championships

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 1:08pm
The games run from January 21 to February 2 at the Telemark Lodge.

NEW INFORMATION: Walker picked to serve on jury

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 12:08pm
The governor wasn't picked to hear a murder trial, but was selected late Monday for the jury that will hear Carri and Michael Natarelli's personal injury lawsuit.

Mother arrested after leaving kids in cold car

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 12:08pm
Authorities say the children, ages 18 months and 5 years, are OK.

Dunn Co. reaches electronics recycling milestone

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 12:08pm
The items included televisions, computer monitors, printers, scanners, laptops, CD, VHS and DVD players, fax machines, computer systems accessories and others.

Minnesota town embraces cold weather

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 12:08pm
The 600 people in Embarrass in St. Louis County take a certain amount of pride in the harsh conditions.

NEW INFORMATION: Big Ten suspends Iowa's McCaffery for 1 game

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 10:59am
Fran McCaffery received back-to-back technical fouls and was ejected for arguing with officials midway through the second half of Sunday's game at Wisconsin.

Sex offender release moved from Wisconsin Rapids to Colby

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 10:59am
On Tuesday, the Clark County Sheriff's Department announced that Phillip Eggers, 29, will live at W361 Colby Factory Road in Colby.

Search resumes for 4th victim presumed drowned

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 9:52am
Sheriff Dave Brand says crews will drill holes in the ice and lower a camera into the river Tuesday. And, if the fourth victim is located, recovery divers will go into the icy river.

Man charged in deadly Eau Claire crash sentenced to prison

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 9:52am
Court records show that Travis Hazelton, 36, of Eau Claire was sentenced to 19 years in prison and 25 years of extended supervision on Monday.

Deaths of 2 people investigated near Rochester, MN

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 9:52am
Olmsted County sheriff's officials confirmed the deaths in Pine Island, but provided no other details.

Injured Lindsey Vonn skipping Sochi Olympics

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 8:47am
Her personal publicist, Lewis Kay, says in a statement Tuesday that Lindsey Vonn "will have surgery shortly."

Wis. DNR, newspaper looking for ethical hunter

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 8:47am
Nominees must be a licensed Wisconsin hunter and the ethical hunting act must have occurred in Wisconsin during the 2013 calendar year.

Schools remain closed as dangerous cold continues

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 8:47am
A wind chill warning issued by the National Weather Service remains in effect until noon Tuesday with forecasters promising some relief from the dangerous cold Wednesday.

Sales tax holiday proposal gets hearing

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 6:09am
A proposal that creates sales tax holiday weekends in August and November for certain items purchased in Wisconsin is up for a public hearing.

UW-Eau Claire football program holds 3rd annual "Night of Champions" fundraiser

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 4:57am
The UW-Eau Claire football program held their 3rd annual "Night of Champions" fundraiser Monday night at Grizzly's Restaurant in Eau Claire.

Stall outs and break downs keep safety crews busy in chilly temperatures

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 11:00pm
With another frigid night in the forecast, troopers say they will be making faster rounds and will be on the lookout for stranded motorists out on highways Monday night.

Chippewa Valley deals with extreme cold

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 7:52pm
the arctic air forced hundreds of schools and dozens of business to close Monday and Tuesday and is creating challenges.