Chippewa Falls girls basketball player Caelan Givens announced on her Twitter account Sunday that she had verbally committed to play college hoops at UW-Green Bay beginning in the 2020-21 season. The Cards junior-to-be averaged 19.6 points, 5.5 rebounds and three assists per game as Chi-Hi earned a share of the Big Rivers title during her sophomore campaign. She was a first-team All-Northwest selection by the Leader-Telegram last winter. She’s a versatile guard who primarily handles the
5 years ago — 2013 “With a heavy dose of theatrics, KISS dazzled a large crowd Saturday night at Rock Fest in Cadott,” reports the Leader-Telegram’s Chris Vetter in a music review. 10 years ago — 2008 Jurors are selected to hear a nearly 29-year-old Rusk County murder case in which Robert Pfeil Jr. was shot and killed. 20 years ago — 1998 Chippewa Falls will name its planned bridge over the Chippewa River Seymour Cray Sr. Boulevard. 35 years ago —
The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed in May. Ridgeland: Ridgeland Veterinary Clinic LLC, Jacob T. Smith DVM, 308 E. Main St. Roberts: BSM Enterprises LLC, Brent Weiss, 989 110th St. Spring Valley: Advanced Foam Solutions LLC, Dean I. Schilling, W1827 710th Ave.; XREC LLC, Robert J. Mueller, W2964 850th Ave. Stanley: Acker Homes LLC, Brittany L. Acker, 35748 Highway MM. Strum: 715 Contractors LLC, Michael D. Peterson,
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A 66-year-old Whitehall man has been convicted of sexual assault of a child. Daniel A. Stafford, 18641 Dewey St., pleaded no contest Friday in Chippewa County Court to repeated sexual assault of a child, beginning on or around July 3, 2010. Judge Steve Gibbs ordered a presentence investigation. Four other charges were dismissed. No sentencing date was set Friday. According to the criminal complaint, a 14-year-old told investigators in March 2017 that Stafford
5 years ago — 2013 Travis Audorff of Chippewa Falls moves up to the professional ranks of watercross, a sport in which drivers modify snowmobiles and compete with them on lakes and ponds. 10 years ago — 2008 Hiring 19 employees to open Eau Claire County’s new jail would cost about $1.3 million in 2010 and result in cuts elsewhere in the county budget. 20 years ago — 1998 Some town of Union businesspeople try to recall three Town Board members over a new zoning law.
The following bankruptcies were filed during June in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court’s Western District of Wisconsin. Chapter 7 Liquidation of a debtor’s property and distribution of the proceeds to creditors. Abbotsford: Michelle M. Ellenbecker. Appleton: Linda Vang. Baldwin: Michael T. Chevrier. Black River Falls: Sherilyn S. Tessman. Bruce: Judy Haag. Cadott: Brent L. Wajek. Cameron: John Z. and Mary F. Schultz, Melvin M. and Kathryn R. Selvig, George G. and Loralea E.
Editor’s note: Listen Up is a Q&A featuring locals in the arts and culture community. This week: Lloyd Fleig, a photographer from Altoona. He co-curated and has his work featured in Heyde Center for the Arts’ Chippewa Valley Photographers Exhibit, which runs Thursday through Aug. 15 at the arts center, 3 S. High St., Chippewa Falls. What kind of photography do you do? I do landscapes, wildlife and some macro work. How long have you been working in this medium? Since I
The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed in April. Bruce: A&M Fiberglass Manufacturing LLC, Garret Lockburner, N5924 Highway 40; Northern Iron and Metal Recycling LLC, David A. Martin, N4533 Zebro Road; Tranquil Harmony LLC, Lindsay E. Ohmstead, N6144 Norwegian Road. Cameron: Elite Sealcoating LLC, John Holub, 1867 13½ Ave.; Fostvedt LLC, Jason Fostvedt, 2222 15th Ave.; JMC LLC, Jody Feiertag, 1102 Gifford Ave.
Performing in a studio has its perks — perfectly pitched sound, ability to alter the final product and a quiet, safe space to record — but Northwoods Blues Festival’s Saturday night headliner thinks a live performance is much more real. Coco Montoya, a contemporary blues rock artist who has been performing solo since 1993, will bring his energy-filled show to Chippewa Falls for the annual blues festival that runs Friday and Saturday at the Northern Wisconsin State
A Chippewa Falls man is accused of dealing large quantities of methamphetamine in the Eau Claire area. Darrick O. Edwards, 47, 2874 116th St., was charged Friday in Eau Claire County Court with two felony counts of methamphetamine delivery and a felony count of maintaining a drug trafficking place. According to the criminal complaint: A confidential police informant was contacted May 8 by Edwards, who said he had meth for sale. A controlled buy was set up by authorities and the informant