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WQOW Eau Claire
Is there a right time to teach kids about consent?some might think their kids are too young for such a lesson, advocates at the F
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 7 hours ago
some might think their kids are too young for such a lesson, advocates at the Family Support Center in Chippewa Falls told News 18 it's never too early to teach them about consent. "The way that you would explain it to a 2 year old is different... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
WI State Patrol: All hands on deck for busy travel weekendtravel period in 12 years according to AAA. "I think people drive differently,
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 7 hours ago
travel period in 12 years according to AAA. "I think people drive differently," Wisconsin State Trooper Jonathan Luck told News 18 Wednesday. "Like, everybody's kind of in a hurry to get somewhere." Trooper Luck said because Thanksgiving is one of... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Find out the difference between sexual harassment and assaultChippewa Falls (WQOW) -- With new accusations of sexual misconduct coming out n
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 7 hours ago
Chippewa Falls (WQOW) -- With new accusations of sexual misconduct coming out nearly every day, News 18 asked advocates at the Family Support Center in Chippewa Falls to explain the difference between harassment and assault. "I understand why it's... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Pleasant Valley 4-H donates blankets to people battling cancerthose blankets were delivered to nine people battling cancer at Sacred Heart Ho
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 9 hours ago
those blankets were delivered to nine people battling cancer at Sacred Heart Hospital. Members of the 4-H group told News 18, the best part about making the blankets is donating them to the patients and seeing their reaction. "Well it's... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Carousel donated to Bloomer 'Light Up the Park' in memory of former business owner(WQOW) - A Chippewa Falls man who passed away last year will have his memory sh
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 9 hours ago
(WQOW) - A Chippewa Falls man who passed away last year will have his memory shine bright in a new location this year. As News 18 has previously reported, Maynard Swoboda built a Christmas carousel a decade ago in memory of his parents who he said... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Hunters find dead body in Polk Countywere the Polk County Medical Examiner’s Office, the Wisconsin Interstate Park s
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 12 hours ago
were the Polk County Medical Examiner’s Office, the Wisconsin Interstate Park service, and the Dresser Fire Department. The Polk County Sheriff's Department will update News 18 once the person has been identified. We will pass along that informati... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Eleva-Strum elects new school board memberELEVA-STRUM (WQOW) - Voters chose a new candidate for president of the Eleva-St
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted yesterday
ELEVA-STRUM (WQOW) - Voters chose a new candidate for president of the Eleva-Strum School Board Tuesday. As News 18 has previously reported, concerned parents submitted a recall petition in September to replace then-president Lois Havenor. Those... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Eleva-Strum elects new school board president candidateELEVA-STRUM (WQOW) - Voters chose a new candidate for president of the Eleva-St
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted yesterday
ELEVA-STRUM (WQOW) - Voters chose a new candidate for president of the Eleva-Strum School Board Tuesday. As News 18 has previously reported, concerned parents submitted a recall petition in September to replace then-president Lois Havenor. Those... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
How your school performed in statewide report card rankingcard on Tuesday. Overall districts and schools in the Chippewa Valley met or e
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted yesterday
card on Tuesday. Overall districts and schools in the Chippewa Valley met or exceeded expectations, with one exception. News 18 spoke with the Chippewa Fall School District to find out why Chippewa Falls Senior High School scores were lower than... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
TONIGHT: Dancing with the Stars Finale on WQOWthree couples are: Guest judge Julianne Hough says any couple could take the t
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted yesterday
three couples are: Guest judge Julianne Hough says any couple could take the trophy. You can watch the finale on WQOW News 18 starting at 8 p.m. Join is for our 10 p.m. newscast immediately following the Mirror Ball Trophy presentation. We... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Altoona School Board meets again behind closed doors, surrounded by controversyclosed session again Monday, as many in the community continue to question the
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 2 days ago
closed session again Monday, as many in the community continue to question the future of the district's superintendent. News 18 reported last week the district threatened the Leader-Telegram with legal action after it reported they had fired... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
ProVyro pulls request for Lake Hallie waste stationhad wanted to build a new transfer waste station near residential land and farm
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 2 days ago
had wanted to build a new transfer waste station near residential land and farms in Lake Hallie. The board's president told News 18 that Monday's vote on the request did not take place, because the company rescinded their request earlier that... Read more
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The Courier
Taxi drivers plan multimillion-dollar class action against UberThe Age, News, 18/10/2017, Photo by Justin McManus. The taxi industry is set fo
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
The Age, News, 18/10/2017, Photo by Justin McManus. The taxi industry is set for a massive shake-up, with taxi companies able to set their own prices under the latest set of reforms. Taxi and hire car drivers displaced by the rise of Uber intend to... Read more
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The Border Mail
Taxi drivers plan multimillion-dollar class action against UberThe Age, News, 18/10/2017, Photo by Justin McManus. The taxi industry is set fo
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
The Age, News, 18/10/2017, Photo by Justin McManus. The taxi industry is set for a massive shake-up, with taxi companies able to set their own prices under the latest set of reforms. Taxi and hire car drivers displaced by the rise of Uber intend to... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
How Chippewa Falls schools notify parents of school emergenciesis a nightmare scenario for parents. After five threats in just two weeks in t
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 2 days ago
is a nightmare scenario for parents. After five threats in just two weeks in the Chippewa Valley at surrounding schools, News 18 had viewers reach out to us asking when and how schools know when they need to notify parents. News 18 reached out... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Albino deer illegally shot in Pepin CoPepin County (WQOW) - The WI DNR tells News 18 that an albino deer was killed o
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 2 days ago
Pepin County (WQOW) - The WI DNR tells News 18 that an albino deer was killed over the weekend in Pepin County, but the hunter got off with only a warning. Lieutenant Tyler Strelow with the DNR said a 19-year-old hunter self-reported the crime... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Is your deer harvest safe during the heat wave?the heat wave is going to make your deer decay, a local Eau Claire butcher stor
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 2 days ago
the heat wave is going to make your deer decay, a local Eau Claire butcher store owner is telling hunters to breathe easy. News 18 spoke with owner of Mike's Meat Store on Monday, Mike Maier. Maier has been in the meat industry for 30 years, so... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
One person taken to the hospital after fire on Western Ave.(WQOW) - Eau Claire fire crews battled a trailer fire in a trailer park on West
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 2 days ago
(WQOW) - Eau Claire fire crews battled a trailer fire in a trailer park on Western Ave. Monday morning. According to a News 18 reporter at the fire, Eau Claire fire and Eau Claire police responded to the fire shortly after 9:30 a.m. One person... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
How to prepare your car for the winter weatherinclude food, water, and warm clothing in case you get stranded. A battery char
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 3 days ago
include food, water, and warm clothing in case you get stranded. A battery charging system is also highly recommended. News 18 spoke with several Eau Claire residents Sunday and they said the are ready for the change of seasons. “I brought it... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Fierce Freedom holds 2nd annual Freedom Boutique in Altoonaaware that what they are purchasing has a cost to it,” Jodi Emerson, the Direct
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 3 days ago
aware that what they are purchasing has a cost to it,” Jodi Emerson, the Director of Public Policy for Fierce Freedom, told News 18. "If you're buying a $1.47 tank top somewhere, somebody wasn't paid a whole lot of fair wages to produce that shirt.... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
WI hunters excited to kick off another gun-deer seasonDurand (WQOW) -- Hunters across Wisconsin took to the woods Saturday for the fi
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 4 days ago
Durand (WQOW) -- Hunters across Wisconsin took to the woods Saturday for the first day of the 2017 gun-deer season. News 18 caught up with some hunters in Durand, who couldn't wait to get back in their tree stands. "We went out early, sat in the... Read more
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asianage
Special screening of Padmavati angers I&B, censor chiefGoswami editor-in-chief Republic TV, veteran journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik and Z
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
Goswami editor-in-chief Republic TV, veteran journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik and Zakka Jacob, deputy executive editor CNN News 18. “Not a single scene, dialogue or sequence in the film Padmavati that could hurt Rajasthani or Rajput pride,” Rajat... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Wisconsin DOT calls North Crossing bridge safe to useabout. A Facebook post began circulating showing a dangerous-looking crack und
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 5 days ago
about. A Facebook post began circulating showing a dangerous-looking crack underneath the North Crossing bridge. On Friday News 18 spoke with DOT officials who said there's no reason to panic. The crack is on what is called a mask wall. Officials... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Chippewa Valley's Family Support Center needs crisis hotline volunteersa positive in that people are finding closure and relief from that, to be able
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 5 days ago
a positive in that people are finding closure and relief from that, to be able to speak up about it," Mattie told News 18. "But it can be a negative too, as in it's bringing up past experiences with people; it's making them think about... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Eau Claire officials update procedure for assault casesshould they choose to do so. The new rules would also get advocates involved m
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 5 days ago
should they choose to do so. The new rules would also get advocates involved much sooner in the process. Police told News 18 on Friday, back in 1990 Eau Claire County was one of the first counties in the state to develop a procedure for... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Threat found at North High School in Eau ClaireEau Claire (WQOW) - Eau Claire police confirmed to News 18 there was a threat f
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 5 days ago
Eau Claire (WQOW) - Eau Claire police confirmed to News 18 there was a threat found in a bathroom at North High School. Late Thursday afternoon ECPD was made aware of the following statement written on the wall in a boy’s bathroom, “I/U will bomb... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Wisconsin in serious need of court interpretersEau Claire County, we have only one interpreter that's state certified," County
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 6 days ago
Eau Claire County, we have only one interpreter that's state certified," County Clerk of Circuit Court Susan Schaffer told News 18. "I always hold my breath when we try to get him because he is extremely busy and he travels a lot to other courts,... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Chippewa Falls company brings health care on site for employeesbringing the health care center on site, we are able to provide easy and conven
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 6 days ago
bringing the health care center on site, we are able to provide easy and convenient health care for them." Employees told News 18 they're excited to save a couple of dollars if they need a quick check up. Dependents can also utilize the clinic if... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Delong Middle School the latest to have a threat in a girl's restroom(WQOW) - For the fourth time in just eight days, another threat is made in a gi
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 6 days ago
(WQOW) - For the fourth time in just eight days, another threat is made in a girl's restroom in a Chippewa Valley school. News 18 learned it happened Wednesday at Delong Middle School in Eau Claire. Police said graffiti mentioning a bomb was found... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Thanksgiving preparations underway ahead of a free Thanksgiving meal at Hope Gospelof the hungry guests, but that's the best part according to Hope Gospel's Stewa
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 6 days ago
of the hungry guests, but that's the best part according to Hope Gospel's Stewardship Director, Rob Gerber. Gerber told News 18 Hope Gospel's mission is to give the people the food and the community one may desire during the holiday season. "We... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
How you can make Christmas one to remember for Chippewa Valley youthyou get started on your gift list, there are hundreds of kids in our area who c
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 6 days ago
you get started on your gift list, there are hundreds of kids in our area who could go without presents without your help. News 18 is proud to team up with iHeartRadio to provide gifts to those children, but we need your help. There are 800 kids... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Crews on scene of garage fire in AltoonaAltoona (WQOW) - A portion of 1st Street West in Altoona is blocked as crews re
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 6 days ago
Altoona (WQOW) - A portion of 1st Street West in Altoona is blocked as crews respond to a garage fire. A News 18 reporter on scene says the garage appears to be a total loss. There are 4 engines and five police cars on scene. The side of the house... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Health Impact Assessment recommends safe Cannery District developmentit looks at how the area's development can be done in ways that keep the commun
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 7 days ago
it looks at how the area's development can be done in ways that keep the community healthy. Project team members told News 18 a city's development, from sidewalk, street and trail development to finding affordable housing, can have a big... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
How school threats put strain on local police departmentsfirst responders have had their hands full this last week, responding to threat
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 7 days ago
first responders have had their hands full this last week, responding to threats found at three different high schools. News 18 spoke with authorities in Eau Claire, Menomonie and Chippewa Falls to find out what kind of strain these threats have... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Hardik Pandya to leave Mumbai Indians ahead of IPL 2018 auctions? Here’s what he saidYou need to understand that some things are bad. That’s how you improve in life
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
You need to understand that some things are bad. That’s how you improve in life,” said Pandya in an interview with News 18. Trending:Bye-bye Suresh Raina? CSK may retain MS Dhoni, R Ashwin, Faf du Plessis for IPL 2018 In 2013, Pandya was... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Chippewa Falls Family Restaurant raises $16K for Jason's Presentsits lunch buffet of pizza and salad for free. The suggested donation was $6 wit
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 8 days ago
its lunch buffet of pizza and salad for free. The suggested donation was $6 with proceeds going to The Community Table. News 18 reported in October that The Community Table needs more donations to keep up services. "Food insecurity is a very... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Cadott High School undergoes scheduled lockdown Tuesdayhour. Principal Pete Apple said it was part of a routine check, so Cadott polic
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 8 days ago
hour. Principal Pete Apple said it was part of a routine check, so Cadott police and a K9 unit could do a random sweep for drugs. Aplle told News 18 that the sweep did not turn up anything. He said the school schedules a random sweep each seme... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Felony charges recommended against suspects in Chippewa Falls threatthe two students suspect of making violent threats at Chippewa Falls High Schoo
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 8 days ago
the two students suspect of making violent threats at Chippewa Falls High School on Monday. Police Chief Matthew Kelm told News 18 that the department is referring bomb scare and terroristic threats charges against the two 16 year old students... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
City council to vote on budget changing bus fare, parking fee, adding ambulance Tuesdaybudget to offset the fare increase. “I am a proponent for public transportatio
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 8 days ago
budget to offset the fare increase. “I am a proponent for public transportation," UW-Eau Claire student Hillary Smith told News 18. "I think it is green. It's helpful to community members who maybe can't afford any other manner of transportation.... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Chippewa Co. house unlivable after it's set on fireCadott (WQOW) - A house is unlivable after it was intentionally set on fire Tue
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 8 days ago
Cadott (WQOW) - A house is unlivable after it was intentionally set on fire Tuesday morning. The Cadott fire chief told News 18 the house is a group home and one of the residents purposely started a wood pile in the basement on fire. Cadott Fire... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
School District of Altoona fired up over "fake" Leader Telegram articleand misleading" article. They're also seeking a full retraction of the article
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 8 days ago
and misleading" article. They're also seeking a full retraction of the article and an apology to both the district and Superintendent Biedron. News 18 has reached out to the Leader-Telegram but, at this time, they're not prepared... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Eau Claire residents weigh in on proposed 2018 city budgetto community members who maybe can't afford any other manner of transportation,
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 8 days ago
to community members who maybe can't afford any other manner of transportation,” UW-Eau Claire student Hillary Smith told News 18. "So, I would like to see that accessible and affordable for everybody." Several firefighters also turned out to... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Eau Claire City-County Health Department offers safety tips to help feed the hungryofficials told the woman it's unsafe and she needs a commercial kitchen in orde
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 9 days ago
officials told the woman it's unsafe and she needs a commercial kitchen in order to continue serving meals. On Monday News 18 spoke with the Eau Claire City-County Health Department about what someone can and can't do. Health officials said by... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
BREAKING NEWS: Chippewa Falls Senior High School on lockdown after note found in bathroomevacuate at this time. They are also asking parents not to come to school to p
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 9 days ago
evacuate at this time. They are also asking parents not to come to school to pick up children. Administrators and police are asking all students to stay in their classrooms. This is a developing story, stay with News 18 for the latest informa... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Eau Claire Council member seeks home internet stipendhave the internet, that they could provide for it in their home, and also serve
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 10 days ago
have the internet, that they could provide for it in their home, and also serve on the city council,” Emmanuelle told News 18. “So not only is this important today, it's also important in trying to make public service more accessible for all... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
JONAH celebrates their 10th Anniversaryare very excited to reach this milestone and to be celebrating today,” Rev. San
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 10 days ago
are very excited to reach this milestone and to be celebrating today,” Rev. Sandra McKinney president of JONAH told News 18. “So as the community gathers we are recognizing all the projects we have been involved with in the past 10 years,... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
WI World War II veteran is honored on his 100th birthdayforget. We have got to remember every year the sacrifices that were made on our
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 11 days ago
forget. We have got to remember every year the sacrifices that were made on our behalf in all the wars," Baughman told News 18. To give some prospective on turning 100 years old, Baughman, who still has his license but chooses not to drive,... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Missing Eau Claire man's hat, sweatshirt found near Black Ave.with the Eau Claire Police Department at (715) 491-1446. POSTED: FRIDAY, NOVEM
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 11 days ago
with the Eau Claire Police Department at (715) 491-1446. POSTED: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10 UPDATE: Eau Claire police now tell News 18 that prior to Mares going missing he was wanted by the Department of Corrections. They have a warrant for his arrest... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Robots battle it out at Chippewa Falls Middle Schoolobstacles while facing their opposition. Twenty-four kids battled it out in fro
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 11 days ago
obstacles while facing their opposition. Twenty-four kids battled it out in front of an excited crowd. Organizers told News 18 it's a fun way for kids to learn and the students definitely agree. "I learned so many new things, like how to make... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Eau Claire community celebrates Hmong New Yearwas also a talent competition, and vendors were on hand selling traditional Hmo
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 11 days ago
was also a talent competition, and vendors were on hand selling traditional Hmong products and foods. Organizers told News 18 the festivities are open to everyone in Eau Claire, not just the city's Hmong community. "We encourage them to come... Read more
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