abc
QUICK LINKS:

Duluth-Eau Claire Bus Service Ending

Updated: 12/11/2013 10:30 PM
Created: 12/11/2013 3:55 PM WDIO.com

Jefferson Lines is ending bus service between Duluth and Eau Claire, a move that also affects a number of small towns between the two cities.

The company announced Wednesday it would discontinue the two-year-old Duluth-Eau Claire route as of Jan. 6, 2014 due to low ridership.  Solon Springs, Minong, Spooner, Rice Lake, Chetek and Bloomer had also been on the route and no longer have Jefferson Lines service.

"We never like discontinuing service to an area, but running this route with so few riders simply isn’t efficient," said Kevin Pursey, Director of Marketing at Jefferson Lines, in a press release

Jefferson Lines still offers service from Duluth to Minneapolis, and Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls are still served by a Jefferson Lines route from Minneapolis to Green Bay.

This story has been updated to change the date service will end.  Jefferson Lines' original announcement said service ended Dec. 6.

Front Page

  • New York Officials: Doctor has Ebola, 1st in City

    A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, according to preliminary test results, city officials said Thursday. He's the fourth confirmed case in the U.S. and the first in the nation's biggest city.

  • Minn. Officials Walk Through Mock Ebola Scenario

    More than 100 representatives from several Minnesota agencies are going through a mock exercise to review the state's preparedness in the event of a case of Ebola.

  • Lydia Marie Barney Woman Charged with Murder after Stabbing in Stoney Brook Township

    There is new development in the murder case on the Fond du Lac Reservation. The husband of the victim has been released, and he is facing no charges. Instead, the woman who police had been searching for, Lydia Marie Barney, has been charged with second degree murder.

  • No Injuries in Early Morning Esko Structure Fire

    Deputies say there were no injuries in an early morning structure fire in Esko Thursday. Crews responded to the 200 block of Nelson Road around 4:30 a.m. Deputies said the cause of the fire was not suspicious.

  • 1 Dead, 1 Arrested in Cass County Crash

    An Aitkin County man is in custody and another person is dead after a two-vehicle head-on collision in Cass County. 

 

Dense Fog Advisory

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Carlton, South St. Louis; Southern Cook, North Shore; Southern Lake, North Shore
Expires: 10/24/2014 10:00 AM

Dense Fog Advisory

WI AREAS AFFECTED: Douglas
Expires: 10/24/2014 10:00 AM

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement