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Alan Prueher  Chippewa Herald

Alan Prueher, 30, of Chippewa Falls, passed away unexpectedly Friday, May 10, 2019.

Tamara Pickerign  Chippewa Herald

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — Tamara “Tammy” J. Pickerign, 61, of Eau Claire died Friday, May 10, 2019, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Minn. after a ...

Propane tank malfunction causes fire at Chippewa Falls High School  WEAU

Crews were out tending to a fire at Chippewa Falls High School just after 5:30 Saturday.

Chippewa Falls High School "Run for Hope"  WEAU

Three Chippewa Falls high school students hosted their second annual run for hope on Saturday March 30.

Chippewa Falls School District hires contractor to build new school  WQOW TV News 18

Construction for the new Stillson Elementary School in Chippewa Falls can now begin, since the school district awarded the contract for the project.

19th annual Music Along the Chippewa set for Saturday in Chippewa Falls  Chippewa Herald

13 marching bands, one field, one show. The 19th annual marching band invitational Music Along the Chippewa is set for Saturday Oct. 6 at Chippewa Falls ...

Family ties: Working in district is tradition for retiring Chi-Hi principal Becky Davis  Chippewa Herald

After 14 years as assistant principal, five years as vice principal and a lifetime friend of the Chippewa Falls school district, Rebecca Davis, who is familiar to ...

New high school principal begins work in Chippewa Falls  Leader-Telegram

CHIPPEWA FALLS – Donna Goodman is excited to begin her first year as Chippewa Falls High School principal.

Nancy Schuh  Chippewa Herald

Nancy Jean Schuh, 67, of Chippewa Falls, died surrounded by love of family and friends, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.

Chippewa Falls community mourns the death of four people  Ashland Daily Press

CHIPPEWA FALLS — The Chippewa Falls community is devastated with the news of deaths of three Girl Scouts and a mother in the district, schools ...

Chippewa Falls student granted special wish thanks to classmates  WEAU

Just last month, the Chippewa Falls High School DECA organization teamed up with the Make-A-Wish Foundation for its annual 'Wish Week.'

William R. Beaudette  Chippewa Herald

William R. Beaudette, 77, of Chippewa Falls died peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at his home with family, right where he wanted to be.

Richard Krager  Chippewa Herald

Richard “Dick” W. Krager, 105, of Chippewa Falls died Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, at Wissota Health & Regional Vent Center in Chippewa Falls.

Wesley A. Pederson  Chippewa Herald

Wesley A. Pederson, 93, of Chippewa Falls, town of Lafayette died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, at Wissota Health in Chippewa Falls.

Kathleen Sue Mayer  Chippewa Herald

Kathleen Sue (Adrian) Mayer, 73, of Chippewa Falls died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.

Dominic Curtis  Chippewa Herald

Dominic J. Curtis, 19, of Chippewa Falls died unexpectedly at his home Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018.

Chippewa Falls students learn the dangers of distracted driving with a 'text while you drive' simulator  WQOW TV News 18

Chippewa Falls (WQOW) – April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Distracted driving is something we're all guilty of at some point, and while it's ...

Jay Wagner  Chippewa Herald

Jay Arnold Wagner, 77, of Menomonie passed away peacefully Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Health System – Menomonie, surrounded by family.

Melissa Nelson  Chippewa Herald

EAU CLAIRE — Melissa K. Nelson, 46, of Eau Claire passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.

Kiwanis Club of Chippewa Falls honors 'Golden Rule' students  Chippewa Herald

Two Chippewa Falls High School students were honored by a local organization and made special contributions to charity.

Barbara Jean Goettl  Chippewa Herald

CADOTT — Barbara Jean (Bergeman) Goettl, 71, of Cadott passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at home. She fought a courageous battle with Lou ...

Boys basketball: McDonell makes it four straight trips to state  Leader-Telegram

CHIPPEWA FALLS — Eion Kressin was thinking about his grandmother as he took the court for Saturday's sectional final at Chippewa Falls High School.

Barbara Marek  Chippewa Herald

Barbara Jean Marek, 75, of Chippewa Falls, died Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at Lake Hallie Memory Care.

Young Founders, Big Impact - Chi-Hi students organize second...  Volume One

The Second Annual Run for Hope, a run/walk event for suicide awareness and prevention, will take place in Chippewa Falls Saturday, March 30. Chippewa ...

Eugene Merrell | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Eugene E. Merrell, age 93, died on Monday, December 31, 2018 at his home in Chippewa Falls, WI.

Prep boys hockey: Chippewa Falls celebrates 30 years of coaching by Scott Parker  Leader-Telegram

Few have been around the game of hockey as long as Scott Parker has.

New Chi-Hi Principal named  WEAU

The school district announced Donna Goodman has been named new principal for the 2018-19 school year.

Donna Kurtz  Chippewa Herald

Donna D. Kurtz, 86, of Chippewa Falls died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at the Chippewa Manor Nursing Home while under the care of Heartland Hospice.

Chi-Hi principal retiring after 20 years with district  Leader-Telegram

CHIPPEWA FALLS — After 20 years in administration and nearly three decades in education, Chippewa Falls High School principal Becky Davis has ...

Mavis Swanson | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Mavis M. (NEE Popple) Swanson, 72, of Chippewa Falls, WI, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2019, at Dove Healthcare in Bloomer surrounded by her family.

Chi-Hi's Flags 4 the Fallen collecting scrap metal for trips through June 16  Chippewa Herald

Students from Chippewa Falls High School are collecting all those microwaves, pieces of copper, appliances, pipes cars or metal pieces just sitting in garages.

Larry Liedl  Chippewa Herald

Larry F. Liedl, 70, of Chippewa Falls died peacefully at Home Sweet Home Assisted Living in Chippewa Falls Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018.

Donations for fallen Chippewa Falls Girl Scouts surpass goals  Leader-Telegram

CHIPPEWA FALLS — After the senseless tragedy last weekend of the deaths of three Girl Scouts and the mother of one of the girls, Charlie Walker opened a ...

Supporting future of agriculture: Chi-Hi educator named state Agri-Science Teacher of the Year  Chippewa Herald

It isn't just “light bulb moments” that excite agriscience teacher Jeanna Burgan.

Crazy for cranes? College freshman from Chippewa Falls folds paper into birds  Chippewa Herald

Sitting in an English class last year, Alan Fox read over examples of college application letters, and one sparked his interest.

Pancake feed supports agricultural science students  WEAU

The 9th annual Chippewa Falls FFA Alumni pancake feed and silent auction were held at the Moose Lodge in Chippewa Falls Saturday morning.

UPDATE: Charges recommended for suspects in Chippewa Falls High School threats  WEAU

The Chippewa Falls Police Department is recommending charges be filed against two students suspected of leaving threatening notes at Chippewa Falls High ...

Chi-Hi students, community learn about STEAM education, jobs  Chippewa Herald

Miranda Fellom and Sabrina Greener, both 17, were fidgeting with a robot designed to pick up materials in Chi-Hi's fabrication laboratory, or fab lab as it's ...

Three finalists named for Altoona schools job | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

The three finalist candidates for the Altoona school district superintendent job have ties to the Chippewa Valley, and one works in the district currently.

Dean R. Lien  Chippewa Herald

Dean R. Lien, 77, of Chippewa Falls died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home at Chippewa Falls.

Court Report 3/21/19  Leader-Telegram

Eau Claire County. Found guilty. WILK, Zenick R., 35, Springbrook, possession of narcotic drugs Feb. 3, 18 months of probation, $618 fine, ordered not to have ...

Graduation ceremony at Chippewa Falls High School  WEAU

The graduation ceremony for Chippewa Falls Area Unified School District took place Wednesday night at the high school.

Marshall Whitcome  Chippewa Herald

BRUCE, Wis. — Marshall Lee Whitcome, 72, of Bruce died unexpectedly Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire. He was born June 11, ...

Chippewa Falls teen selected to perform in NYC musical about hemophilia  Leader-Telegram

Like most 17-year-old boys, Chippewa Falls High School senior Colin Orth is learning what he's passionate about and starting to think about where he wants to ...

Roger Patrow  Chippewa Herald

Roger L. Patrow, 90, entered into the loving arms of Jesus Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, with his family by his side.

Chippewa County students get a taste of manufacturing careers  Chippewa Herald

EAU CLAIRE – Leading a group of Bloomer and Chippewa Falls high school students around the Machine Tooling Technics lab at Chippewa Valley Technical ...

Joshua A. Stahr  Chippewa Herald

Joshua A. Stahr, 28, of Chippewa Falls passed away Friday, July 27, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health Systems-Eau Claire, Wis., after losing a courageous battle with ...

More jobs to come with Advanced Laser expansion  Chippewa Herald

More jobs are slated to come with Advanced Laser Machining's latest expansion in Chippewa Falls.

UPDATE: 'Hold' lifted on Chi-Hi following threats, two students identified  WEAU

The hold at Chi-Hi has been lifted, according to a final email update by the Chippewa Falls Area United School District.

Chippewa Falls High School students, staff in lockdown because of threat  Leader-Telegram

Chippewa Falls High School students and staff are free to move about the building again this afternoon after a lockdown was instituted this morning following the ...

Teachers' pay boost passes in Chippewa Falls | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

CHIPPEWA FALLS — Teachers in the Chippewa Falls school district will be getting a raise after the school board voted 5-1 Monday to approve a $934759 plan ...

Community mourns deaths of four people | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

CHIPPEWA FALLS — The Chippewa Falls community is devastated with the news of deaths of three Girl Scouts and a mother in the district, schools ...

Tim Schwartz  Chippewa Herald

JIM FALLS — Tim Schwartz, 55, of Jim Falls passed away peacefully at home, Saturday, July 21, 2018, surrounded by family and friends after a courageous ...

Dale Kragness | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Dale G. Kragness, 72, of the Town of Wheaton, passed away on Monday, January 28, 2019 at his home.

Peggy Lindoo  Chippewa Herald

Peggy Ann Lindoo, 73, of Chippewa Falls died peacefully at St. Joseph's Hospital in Chippewa Falls Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, after a long battle with MS.

Kathleen Mayer | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Kathleen Sue (Adrian) Mayer, 73, of Chippewa Falls, died Tuesday, January 22 at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.

Ronald Thalacker Sr.  Chippewa Herald

Ronald E. Thalacker Sr. (better known by his friends as “Butch” and affectionately known by his family as “Gramps”), 78, of Eau Claire died peacefully at his ...

Barbara Goettl | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Barbara Jean (Bergeman) Goettl age 71 of Cadott, WI. passed away Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 at home. She fought a courageous battle with Lou Gehrigs ...

Special Olympics parents 'disheartened' by DeVos' proposed cuts to funding  Leader-Telegram

Deb Sommer has seen firsthand the way Special Olympics changes lives.

A Cardinal flying to new heights  Blugold Media

To a high school first-year athlete it seems like they have all the time in the world. They have four years — four seasons to prove themselves to their coaches, ...

Lavonne 'Jo' Sippy | Obituaries  Chippewa Herald

Lavonne “Jo” Sippy, 88, formerly of Jim Falls, died peacefully at her home in Bloomer, with her family by her side Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018.

New show choir provides place for kids with special needs to sing, dance  Leader-Telegram

Chippewa Falls residents Ned and Jill Lenhart want all of their children to find success and happiness.

Thompson named Chi-Hi activities director  Chippewa Herald

Mike Thompson has been named activities director at Chippewa Falls High School.

WIAA football: Record-setting Huettner, Iola-Scandinavia will play in state title game  Stevens Point Journal

Iola-Scandinavia tops Grantsburg and continues its unbeaten run to another Division 6 state championship game.

Chippewa Falls eatery launches campaign to erase school lunch debt  Leader-Telegram

CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Chippewa Falls restaurant is helping erase the debt of student lunches in the Chippewa Falls school district.

Around Town 11/17/18 | Local News  Leader-Telegram

DORAIS PRESENTATION: The Chippewa County Genealogy Society will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at the History Center, 123 Allen St., Chippewa ...

Proposed Chippewa Fire District 2019 budget calls for 4 percent increase  Leader-Telegram

CHIPPEWA FALLS — The Chippewa Fire District board is working to hammer out a 2019 budget that will satisfy the five municipalities included in the fire district.

Chi Hi's 2016-17 first semester honor roll  Chippewa Herald

The following students from Chippewa Falls High School have been named to the honor roll for the 2016-17 first semester:

Monday EC school board meeting canceled | Daily Updates  Leader-Telegram

The Eau Claire school board meeting originally scheduled for tonight has been canceled due to icy road conditions.

Landlord faces $177725 in fines for repeated housing code violations  Leader-Telegram

Two years after she promised to abide by housing regulations intended to ensure health and safety for her tenants, a landlord faces more than $177000 in fines ...

Chi-Hi recognizes Science Students of the Month  Chippewa Herald

Noah Stewart, a sophomore, was selected for Science Student of the Month by Kari Skaar, for his performance in general chemistry.

Former Chippewa Falls teacher gets prison for sexual assault  Chippewa Herald

Few people left a Chippewa County courtroom after Judge Steven Cray on Friday sentenced a former Chippewa Falls teacher to six years in prison and another ...

Hutson Collins feeling the comforts of home with Chippewa Steel  Leader-Telegram

CHIPPEWA FALLS — After capping off a high school hockey career with a state runner-up trophy, Hutson Collins' next step was shrouded in mystery.

Residents defeat Chippewa Falls school referendums  Chippewa Herald

Many months of work to arrive at a solution to space and building needs identified within the Chippewa Falls School District ended with voters defeating two ...

Chippewa Falls High School senior gets creative in asking girlfriend to prom  WEAU

One Chippewa Falls High School senior went over the top in recently asking his girlfriend to prom.

Dale Grothe | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Dale Ernest Grothe, 75, resident of Lake Nebagamon, died peacefully and with dignity, Friday, February 1, 2019 at home surrounded by his family.

Chi-Hi grad tells high school seniors life is 'more than accomplishments'  Chippewa Herald

Second Lt. Jasper T. Arneberg, a 2012 Chippewa Falls High School graduate, knows what it means to find success.

Sweet times ahead for Chi-Hi student baker  Chippewa Herald

Cold weather doesn't affect Brianna Buhrow. Not while the 17-year-old Chippewa Falls High School senior works at Goodies Sweet Treats and More, 18220 ...

High school baseball: Lightning shortens Holmen loss to Chippewa Falls  The Courier Life News

HOLMEN — Finishing what began as a pleasant Tuesday afternoon with a dance-off wasn't the plan for the Holmen High School baseball team.

Police: Chi-Hi teacher charged after sexually assaulting Beloit student  WEAU

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) -- A Chippewa Falls High School teacher was charged in southern Wisconsin after being accused of sexually assaulting a ...

Making a wish come true, two years in a row  WEAU

Make-A-Wish Wisconsin is about to receive a major donation from Chi-Hi for the second consecutive year.

Crazy for cranes? College freshman folds paper into birds  Leader-Telegram

CHIPPEWA FALLS — Sitting in an English class last year, Alan Fox read over examples of college application letters, and one sparked his interest.

Chippewa Falls High School student killed in snowmobile accident  WEAU

Friends and family of a Chippewa Falls High School student are mourning a life taken too soon.

Man accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting girl | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

A 38-year-old town of Washington man is accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a girl between fifth and seventh grades.

Lawsuit against Chippewa County committee tossed | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

CHIPPEWA FALLS — A lawsuit filed by a Bloomer couple against the Chippewa County Planning and Zoning Committee has been dismissed.

Generations combine for Chippewa Falls city-wide class reunion  Chippewa Herald

The baby boomer generation and beyond are joining forces Aug. 13 as Chippewa Falls hosts its first combined, city-wide class reunion of Chippewa Falls High ...

Council starts delving into affordable housing policies | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

Eau Claire city leaders will begin talking today about possible policies to encourage more affordable housing to be built in the city.

Chi-Hi's English department student of the month  Chippewa Herald

Chippewa Falls High School's English department honored Elaina Myers as May's student of the month.

Don't crowd the plow | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

With more snow in the forecast, some of the folks responsible for directing local plow operations have a message for motorists: Back off!

Out of the dark: Late NHL player with Chippewa Falls ties posthumously diagnosed with CTE  Leader-Telegram

CHIPPEWA FALLS — When brain analysis revealed that former National Hockey League player Jeff Parker had chronic traumatic encephalopathy, it came as ...

Marching Cardinals are ‘blowin’ on the wind’  Chippewa Herald

Fans of band music, Chippewa Falls Senior High School and Bob Dylan will hit a trifecta this Saturday evening at Dorais Field.

Softball player of year: Few play game like Chi-Hi's ultra-competitive Frenette  Leader-Telegram

CHIPPEWA FALLS — Nobody was happier to learn the Chippewa Falls softball team would be switching from white to black pants this spring than Kaylee ...

After student suicides, schools' new crisis is helping kids deal with grief  Appleton Post Crescent

Certain steps after a suicide can foster healing and avoid further loss of life. Others can heighten risks to vulnerable teens.

Linda L. Hoem  Chippewa Herald

Linda L. Hoem, 68, of the town of Eagle Point, Chippewa Falls died unexpectedly Saturday, July 22, 2017, at HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital.

More Eau Claire businesses offering CBD products | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

The disappearance of a painful, pounding migraine. Relief for a back made sore by one too many recent snow-shoveling episodes. The reduction of anxiety, ...

Free car wash raises big money for Eau Claire teen injured in tragic accident  WQOW TV News 18

UPDATE: Eau Claire (WQOW) — Free car washes raised big money for an Eau Claire student recovering from a tragic accident. Thursday, Morrie's Mazda held ...

Courage, spirit, hard work pay off for Extra Effort Award winners  Chippewa Herald

Who says there's no good news about young people? That was the message being shared Wednesday evening during the 2017 Extra Effort Awards reception at ...

DeLong students visit local businesses as part of career development curriculum  Leader-Telegram

It was about two years ago that 12-year-old Kailey Bates decided she wanted to pursue a career in healthcare — either as an orthopedic surgeon or a nurse.

Legion baseball: With Wood Bat title, win over defending champs, Post 77 off to blazing start  Leader-Telegram

CHIPPEWA FALLS — When the spring gives way to summer, Chippewa Falls high school baseball players really hit their groove.

Annual Oktoberfest kicks off at Leinenkugel's; festmeister and festmeisterin named  Leader-Telegram

CHIPPEWA FALLS — Mike and Barb Tzanakis moved to Chippewa Falls in 1996 from Pittsburgh when Mike was transferred to the Johnson Matthey (now TTM ...

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