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Train Derailment Near Knapp - photos

derailment
January 12, 2020

We have seen very recent reports of a train derailment at Highway 12 at 190th St. near Knapp. Scanner reports indicate that 20-30 cars are off the tracks. There were no injuries from the accident and no hazardous leaks have happened, but highway 12 is closed at the accident. 300 gallons of diesel fuel ran out from the train into a field, and that is being cleaned up.

You Can't Win Weather Continues - update

winter
January 9, 2020

Update - we are seeing numerous reports from different sources that the roads, particularly in Eau Claire County, are getting dangerous as the temperature drops and black ice is forming on the roadways. Be very careful in the evening commute.

Farwell/Gibson Ramp to Close Temporarily for Repairs

January 7, 2020

The Farwell/Gibson parking ramp in Eau Claire will be closed temporarily for repairs from January 8 - January 13. According to the City Administrator's Office:

Repairs on the Farwell/Gibson parking ramp at 202 S. Farwell Street are nearly complete.  Work at the entrance/exit will require that the ramp be closed - this closure is scheduled to take place from Wednesday, January 8 through Monday, January 13, 2020.

Today in Menomonie Debuts on Facebook - WisCommunity Starts on News Break

news
January 4, 2020

Small changes have been occurring in Chippewa Valley media. I noted this morning when I opened the Facebook app on my phone that the Today in Menomonie icon appeared at the top of the page. is a Facebook feature that has slowly been rolling out through the US. It attempts to list news, events, and Facebook Page listings from your local area.

Micon Budget Cinema Closed Temporarily due to Heating Issues

January 1, 2020

According to recent Facebook postings, the Micon Downtown Budget Cinema is closed until further notice due to heating issues in the building. We're sorry to hear this, the Budget is one of our favorite places to catch movies and some food at a great price.  The Micon chain has promised updates on their.

New Years Eve Choices Abound in the Chippewa Valley

2020
December 30, 2019

Want to do something for New Year's Eve but haven't picked anything yet? Our community calendar is chock full of Chippewa Valley New Year's Eve events. Many of them are listed in the Featured Events on the front page, but

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