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Chippewa Valley Restaurants Step Up to Help Residents in Need

Loopy's delivers free meals to elderly, sick in the community

Tue. Apr. 28th, 2020  |  Caitlin Boyle, photos by Andrea Paulseth

As Chippewa Valley eateries try to survive during Wisconsin’s now-extended stay-at-home order, a number of them have decided to help the community despite being shut down for several weeks ...

DON'T Roll Out the Barrel: Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest Delayed Until 2021

celebration of German culture is latest event to vanish for 2020

Thu. Apr. 23rd, 2020  |  V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Now pandemic-driven uncertainty is leading even fall events to be suspended: The latest in the Chippewa Valley is Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest, which has been postponed until September 2021 ...

See Contributes Essay to Anthology About Mourning

Wed. Dec. 4th, 2019  |  Tom Giffey

Acclaimed Chippewa Valley writer Patti See has contributed an essay to an anthology titled What Remains: The Many Ways We Say Goodbye, which was published in November by Gelles-Cole Literary Enterprises ...

Holiday Can't Miss: Irvine Park Christmas Village

Mon. Nov. 25th, 2019  |  V1 Staff

A long-standing Chippewa Valley Christmas Tradition, the Christmas Village in Chippewa Falls’ Irvine Park is an impressive display of life-size Christmas scenes built out of over 60,000 ...

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