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CHIPPEWA GRANTS: The Community Foundation of Chippewa County’s 2019-20 grant cycle opens Friday.

The following students from west-central Wisconsin have been named to the dean’s list:

The Eau Claire County board of supervisors at its meeting Tuesday approved the transfer of $240,000 from the sixth courtroom capital account to fund the design and construction of office space at the District Attorney’s office at a cost of $172,000 and for special assessments payable to the …

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BLACK RIVER FALLS — Two people were arrested Wednesday after the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office’s emergency response team served a search warrant at a home in Black River Falls.

The State Patrol will use aircraft to watch for speeding, tailgating or other dangerous driving today along Interstate 94 in Eau Claire County.

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The identity of a 14-year-old boy killed on Friday afternoon by a falling tree in Barron County has been released by authorities.

SONS OF NORWAY: Sons of Norway, Loven Lodge 29, will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St.

Editor’s note: Astronomy Update is published on the third Saturday of the month, is provided by the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society, and is compiled by Lauren Likkel of the UW-Eau Claire department of physics and astronomy.

The following students from west-central Wisconsin have been named to the dean’s list:

A section of highway in Altoona will be closed to through traffic while the area is under construction, the city of Altoona said Friday in a news release.

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A teenager died Friday while cleaning up storm damage outside Chetek after a falling tree struck him, the Barron County Sheriff's Department said Friday in a news release.

CHIPPEWA FALLS — A 23-year-old Cadott man was convicted Thursday of sexually assaulting a boy in summer 2013 and 2014, beginning when the boy was nine years old.

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CHIPPEWA FALLS — Chippewa Falls police and emergency workers are searching near the Chippewa River for a missing 57-year-old woman who has previously made statements regarding harming herself.

DOVE BAZAAR: Dove Healthcare West, 1405 Truax Blvd., is holding its Annual Bazaar & Bake Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday in its Community Room.

CHIPPEWA FALLS — A blue 1999 Pontiac Sunfire that once was registered to Ritchie German Jr. has been scrapped, said Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk.

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CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Chippewa Falls woman has been charged after she reportedly stole money from family members, including a scam in which she persuaded an uncle and aunt to move to the area for jobs that didn’t exist.

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CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Cornell man has been charged in two house break-ins, including one where he kissed the woman who confronted him in her home.

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Eau Claire-based NMC-Wollard, a leading global supplier of aviation ground support equipment for more than 70 years, announced this week it is now Wollard International and has been acquired by a group led by Robert Priddy and Kilroy Partners.

Chippewa Valley residents interested in adding solar panels to their homes or businesses can attend one of several upcoming educational meetings.