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Betty Jacobson
Betty Jacobson, 80, of Chippewa Falls, passed away
Benjamin Wiench-Warner
Benjamin Joseph Wiench-Warner, age 20, of Madison, died on
Craig Nelson
At dawn on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Rev. Craig Edwin
Don Ritsch
We lost our brother, Don Ritsch, 50, of Cedar Rapids, to
Donald Lindsey
Donald William Lindsey, age 84, formerly of Eau Claire and
Eileen Halama
Eileen Halama, 80, of Independence, died Wednesday,
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Bloomer hires schools superintendent

Misfeldt_Brian_022517 Brian Misfeldt has been named Bloomer schools superintendent.

Chippewa Falls sells fire station

CHIPPEWA FALLS — Chippewa Falls has agreed to sell the old fire station on the south…

Car chase, gunshots lead to charge against stolen truck’s owner

MENOMONIE — Two men drove after a stolen truck and fired gunshots at it in a Wednesday…

Fall Creek woman accused of neglecting dogs

A Fall Creek woman is accused of neglecting two dogs living at a vacated house.

Around Town Briefs 2/25/17

SENIOR CLASSES: L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., is holding seven classes in March…

Bachelor's Degrees 2/25/17

The following students from west-central Wisconsin have earned bachelor’s degrees:


English as a second language: Barron, WI adapts to diversity Since the late 1990s, Barron, WI has seen a sharp rise in Somali refugees immigrating to the community for jobs. One