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8 Can't-Miss Chippewa Falls Events

get these gatherings on your calendar pronto

Thu. May. 18th, 2017  |  Emily Kinzel, photos by Andrea Paulseth

In Chippewa Falls, the calendar is filled to the brim with annual events, celebrations, and more! Here’s a compilation of can’t-miss happenings for the next 12 months ...

A Dam Fine History

Lake Wissota and the dam that created it turn 100 this year

Thu. May. 18th, 2017  |  Barbara Arnold

Lake Wissota, one of Chippewa Falls' crown jewels – which sparkles like hundreds of diamonds on a sunny day – and the dam that created it celebrate their 100th birthday this year ...

Fostering the Business Ecosystem

for the Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation, cooperation is key to growth

Thu. May. 18th, 2017  |  Tom Giffey

The story of Chippewa County has always been one of entrepreneurs and innovators, from people with household names like Jacob Leinenkugel and Seymour Cray to scores of unsung business owners whose ...

What's in a Name?

the people behind the monikers you see around Chippewa Falls

Thu. May. 18th, 2017  |  The Chippewa County Historical Society

William Irvine was born in Mount Carroll, Illinois, in 1851. When he was only 15 he moved to Chippewa Falls and was employed by the sawmill. At age 22 he married Adelaide Beardsley in Mount Carroll and the two made their home at Chippewa Falls. They had one adopted daughter ...

A New Place to Fish

Erickson Park will have accessible fishing pier, boat launch

Thu. May. 18th, 2017  |  Tom Giffey

By next year, a vacant piece of land across from Chippewa Falls’ famed Irvine Park will be transformed into a new park complete with a handicapped-accessible fishing pier and boat launch, a family area and pavilion ...

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