Jefferson Award Winner: Bob Normand

If you drive by the Lake Hallie Ball Park on any night during the spring and summer, you will see a lot of action. 

Jefferson Award Winner: Abigail Beguhn

We’ve all heard that age is just a number, but 91-year-old Abigail Beguhn says the real key to a long life is making life better for those around you.

Jefferson Award Winner: Pat Rumpel

It’s said, that after awhile, you mirror the traits of those you spend the most time with. Well, when you see Pat Rumpel, Kelsey the golden retriever usually isn’t far behind. 

Jefferson Award Winner: Cheryl O’Connell

When the last bell rings, signaling the end of the day at Eau Claire’s Longfellow Elementary, the work begins for Cheryl O’Connell. But she wouldn’t call it that. ..

Jefferson Award Winner: Ardie Kelly

Over 20 years ago Ardie decided she wanted to volunteer at The Community Table so she began washing dishes on her lunch break. You can still find her there today! 

Jefferson Award Winner: Ron Decker

500 hundred hours on the road and more than 300 meals delivered. Those would be some impressive numbers for any sub shop or pizza parlor employee but Ron Decker has spent all that time behind the wheel unpaid. 

Jefferson Award Winner: John Henningsen

Across the county 1 in 5 people do not have access to affordable health insurance. They are our neighbors, coworkers, friends and even family. A retired physician from Rice Lake is working to change that, but the work of this remarkable volunteer doesn’t stop at the city limits.

STORMTRACKER 18 WEATHER

Eau Claire
44°
Menomonie
Chetek
43°
Durand
Ladysmith
43°
Neillsville
43°
Rice Lake
42°
New Richmond
43°
Black River Falls
45°
Medford
River Falls
Duluth
42°
Green Bay
46°
La Crosse
49°
Madison
50°
Milwaukee
43°
Twin Cities
46°
Times of heavy rain and scattered thunder through Sunday

Times of heavy rain and scattered thunder through Sunday

Rain and thunderstorms will continue on throughout the weekend.

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