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Hundreds of runners take part in Eau Claire Turkey Trot

Hundreds braved the morning cold to get a sweat on before their turkey dinner at the 10th annual Festival Foods Eau Claire Turkey Trot. Kids, adults and their four-legged friends joined in on the fun, some sporting turkey hats and feather skirts. For one group of runners, spending the time together

WQOW - 2017-11-23 19:15:00

2 injured in Madison Thanksgiving Day shooting

Authorities say two men have been hurt in a shooting in Madison. Madison police responded to a disturbance Thursday morning. Sgt. Eric Tripke says a fight between three men led to a 27-year-old man and a 34-year-old man receiving gunshot wounds. Both are expected to survive. The injured men were hos

WQOW - 2017-11-23 20:31:00

Wisconsin DNR finds invasive carp in Wisconsin River

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says an invasive fish species has been found in the Wisconsin River. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that four bighead carp captured near the Prairie du Sac dam are the latest sign of Asian carp presence in the state. The department also found a f

WQOW - 2017-11-23 21:08:00

Wisconsin woman injured in truck-buggy crash

A woman was injured when the pickup truck she was riding in struck a horse-drawn buggy Wednesday afternoon south of Viroqua. The Vernon County Sheriff's Office said around 5 p.m. a pickup driven by Michael L. Welsh, 59, of rural Readstown was headed south on Highway 27 in the Town of Franklin when i

WQOW - 2017-11-23 20:22:00

Sex offender will live in Eau Claire

Press Release (WQOW) - The Eau Claire Police Department has been notified Sex Offender Jerome C. Litscher will be released from the Sand Ridge Secure Treatment Center on November 28, 2017. Litscher will remain under the supervision of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the Wisconsin Dep

WQOW - 2017-11-22 19:19:00

Cardiologist joins Cardiac Center at MCHS in Eau Claire

Cardiologist Diana Trifa, M.D., recently joined the Cardiac Center at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire. Dr. Trifa received a medical degree from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Targu Mures, Romania. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medici

CHIPPEWA HERALD - 2017-11-23 16:42:00

Eau Claire Toppers busy ahead of Thanksgiving

Cooking on the eve of Thanksgiving may be the last thing you want to do, especially if you're prepping Thursday's feast. According to Toppers Pizza, the day before Thanksgiving is one of the busiest pizza take-out and delivery days of the year. Staff at Toppers on Clairemont Ave. in Eau Claire said

WQOW - 2017-11-23 00:07:00

Eau Claire-born singer is product of two artistic cities

Eau Claire native and Duluth, Minn.-based singer-songwriter Sarah Krueger is returning to her hometown, and she's bringing new music for folks to hear. "I'm not even sure if these songs are titled yet, but it's going to be fun to get those in front of an audience and try them out," Krueger said. Th

EAU CLAIRE LEADER-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-22 18:18:12

Crowds Gather For Thanksgiving Day Parade

CHICAGO (CBS) - A big and festive crowd lined State Street in the Loop for the annual McDonald's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The parade stepped off onto sunny skies on a brisk but bearable morning. Marching bands, cultural acts, Ronald McDonald, Santa and the pirate Jack Sparrow all in attendance. This

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-23 10:43:41

Fire Engulfs Wheaton Metra Station: Report

WHEATON, IL - Fire crews responded to reports of a blaze late Friday at the Wheaton Metra station. The fire broke out around 11 p.m. and was quickly upgraded to a box alarm, which designates a high-risk fire, according to a report from Tri-State Fire Alert. Several fire trucks and emergency vehicle

PATCH - 2017-11-23 07:53:56

Metra train service resumes after overnight fire at Wheaton station

WHEATON, Ill. - A fire broke out overnight at the Metra station in Wheaton. Fire officials say the fire started in the storage area of the furnace room. No one was in the building when fire crews arrived, and no injuries were reported. The station sustained fire and water damage. Metra says the Whea

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-23 13:39:07

Enjoy Breakfast With Santa In La Grange

LA GRANGE, IL - Enjoy the holiday season with the Park District of La Grange at the Breakfast With Santa. The event will be held from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2. Guests will be able to have breakfast with Santa, and have an opportunity to share their wish list and take a photo. The celebrat

PATCH - 2017-11-22 20:48:31

Mom Who Killed Disabled Daughter Must Return To Prison

Bonnie Liltz, 58, must go back to jail next week to continue serving her term, but she still could have her sentenced reduced. SCHAUMBURG, IL - A Schaumburg mother who admitted to feeding her 28-year-old developmentally disabled daughter a fatal amount of medication in 2015 must return to jail next

PATCH - 2017-11-22 18:02:16

Conroy Visits North Elementary to Discuss Civics

Conroy Visits North Elementary to Discuss Civics VILLA PARK, Ill. - State Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, recently visited 4th grade students at North Elementary School in Villa Park to hear their plan to solve a littering issue on the school playground. "I was so happy to hear the students of North

PATCH - 2017-11-22 19:14:01

Bryan Middle School Math Team Takes 1st At ICCP Contest

ELMHURST, IL - Bryan Middle School's Math Team performed extremely well at the Nov. 18 Immaculate Conception College Prep Math Contest, held in Elmhurst. A total of 16 schools participated. According to the school, the official results are as follows: For 7th Grade: Joe Drewno scored in the top 20 p

PATCH - 2017-11-22 18:08:16

Illinois Spinal Care Celebrates 10 Years!

Locally-owned chiropractic facility thanks clients, announces plans of expansion ELMHURST, Ill., November 15, 2017-Illinois Spinal Care of Elmhurst, the locally owned chiropractic care practice based in downtown Elmhurst, recently celebrated its 10th anniversary with a week of festivities and giveaw

PATCH - 2017-11-21 22:09:19

Social Cafe opens at nonprofit's campus in Branson

A new cafe is open and ready to offer an ever-evolving menu at Jesus Was Homeless campus. Social Cafe and Caterer held its grand opening Saturday at 310 Gretna Road in Branson and is run by two self-described "foodies." Siblings Amanda and Jonas Romine are excited to offer a new dining experience to

BRANSONTRILAKESNEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 05:00:00

Branson remembers music icon Mel Tillis

Residents of Ozark Mountain Country have joined folks the world over in mourning the death of Country Music Hall of Fame singer, songwriter, actor and longtime Branson performer Mel Tillis, who died Sunday morning at the age of 85 at the Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Florida, following a

BRANSONTRILAKESNEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 05:00:00

Branson man in jail accused of stealing car

A man who had been arrested in Branson and sent to county jail, was then identified the suspect in a stolen-vehicle incident. According to a press release from Branson, officers were using surveillance video Nov. 13 to try to figure out who might have stolen a vehicle from the parking lot of a Brans

BRANSONTRILAKESNEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 05:00:00

Branson Tri-Lakes News Entertainment - Thanksgiving with the Hughes

Like they do with every major holiday and special occasion, the Hughes Brothers, along with their wives and nearly 40 children, will perform a special Thanksgiving Day show Thursday morning at 10 a.m. "The fact we're doing a show Thanksgiving Day is special, especially when you can come before your

BRANSONTRILAKESNEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 05:00:00