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Chippewa Valley

This is the area for all things about the Chippewa Valley - for general purposes we're considering this to be Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, and Pepin Counties..


Fatal traffic pursuit began in Dunn County

December 1, 2023
According to a press release received from the Dunn County Sheriff's Office today:
DOJ Press Release Regarding Dunn County Pursuit
Chippewa County, Wis. Officer Involved Critical Incident
Dec 1 2023

Chippewa Falls road closure due to fire

closure map
November 28, 2023

According to a press release from the Chippewa Falls Police Department, as of 1:00pm, Wheaton St/Cty Hwy Q is closed between Bridgewater Ave and Cty Hwy S due to a house fire. Please avoid the area.

Westconsin ATM broken into

Westconsin Credit Union Logo
November 20, 2023

According to a press release from the Menomonie Police Department, the ATM at the Westconsin Credit Union east branch was burglarized by multiple masked men early this morning (November 20, 2023). The office is located at 3333 Schneider Avenue. The credit union is assuring customers that no private information is stored in the ATM machines and their information is not at risk as a result of the theft. 

Fatal accident on Highway 29

November 14, 2023
Press Release from the Dunn County Sheriff's Office today:
On November 13, 2023 about 8:31 PM, the Dunn County Communications Center received 911 calls of a 2 vehicle crash at the intersection of STH 29 and 970th St in the Town of Elk Mound.
The Dunn County Sheriff's Office, Elk Mound Fire Department and Colfax Ambulance responded to the scene.

Auto-Cyclist accident

Menomonie Logo
November 13, 2023

According to a press release from the Menomonie Police Department, an automobile-bicycle accident happened at approximately 1 PM on November 12, 2023. The accident happened when a cyclist was leaving the parking lot of the Cenex station and ran into a vehicle in the Walmart parking lot.

The bicyclist was airlifted from the Walmart lot with serious injuries. An investigation is ongoing and there is no further information available on the condition of the cyclist. 

HWY 94 closed - traffic being re-routed

October 23, 2023

Update - According to the State Patrol the interstate is now open in all lanes and the Highway 128 overpass remains closed until it can be inspected for structural integrity. There were two fatalities in the accident, one being the driver of the semi that did not slow down and hit a pickup truck on the highway, as well as the driver of the pickup. Several others were taken to the hospital but are expected to live. The persons killed have not been identified at this time. 

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