Chippewa Falls, WIWEAU-TV 13

Chippewa Falls Police search for vehicle Friday, say ‘there is a danger to the public’

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) - The Chippewa Falls Police Department is searching for a vehicle and say they believe there is a danger to the public. According to a Facebook post made Friday afternoon, the Chippewa Falls Police Department is looking for a 2014 Volkswagen Jetta, colored black, with no license plates. Police indicated that the vehicle has been involved in multiple attempted abductions of adult women and is part of an active investigation.
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Golden Valley, MNWEAU-TV 13

Teen employee killed in accident at suburban Minneapolis Menards

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. (AP) - An accident at a home improvement store in a Minneapolis suburb has killed an employee. Authorities say a man operating a forklift in the lumberyard of Menards in Golden Valley died when a large pallet of wood tumbled onto his machine Thursday. Relatives identified the victim as 19-year-old James Stanback.
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Eau Claire,

14-year-old Eau Claire boy dead after Wednesday shooting

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – An Eau Claire teenager is shot and killed. A man taken into custody as part of the investigation could face charges in the teen’s death. Police officers say negligent use of a firearm led to 14-year-old Marwan Washington’s death Wednesday afternoon. Officers responded to a...
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Clark County,

Two Clark County men arrested for possession of child pornography

CLARK COUNTY – Two Clark County men have been arrested for possessing child pornography. Chief Deputy Jim Hirsch announced the arrests in a July 22 press release, after two search warrants were executed the previous day, in two separate cases. The first search warrant was executed in the Spencer area,...
Eau Claire,

14-year-old killed in Eau Claire shooting

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WKBT) — A 14-year-old boy was killed Wednesday in a shooting in Eau Claire, according to police. The Eau Claire Police Department responded to a report of a gunshot wound at just before 3 p.m. Wednesday on the 2800 block of Terry Lane on the city’s north side. They found Marwan D. Washington wounded, but life-saving measures failed and he died at the scene.
Mondovi, WIWEAU-TV 13

Missing Mondovi teenager found safe

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - A missing teenager from Mondovi has been located safe. 17-year-old Hannah Conklin of Mondovi was found safe in Eau Claire Friday afternoon only a few hours after a statewide alert reporting her missing from home went out at 1:26 p.m. Friday. The search for Conklin was conducted in Eau Claire, according to the Mondovi Police Department, who reported her being found safe.
Chippewa Falls, WIWEAU-TV 13

11th annual Daylily Dig fundraiser

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) -Sundance Hill Farm is inviting people of all ages out to their daylily gardens where volunteers will be helping dig up any plants visitors would like to take home. The Daylily Dig is a fundraiser for a partnership with Malawi, Africa. Farm owner Greg Kaufmann says...
Chippewa Falls, WIWEAU-TV 13

New Chippewa Falls clinical practice serves law enforcement and first responders

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) - Hakes Wellness Solutions held its grand opening on July 21st with the Chippewa Falls Area Chamber of Commerce. A blue ribbon was cut ahead of the traditional red one to signify the mission behind Hakes Wellness Solutions. The practice exclusively caters to law enforcement, first responder and their families provided emotional and mental health support.
Eau Claire, WIWEAU-TV 13

Farm Tech Days attendance exceeds expectations

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - Attendance at Farm Tech Days is exceeding expectations set before the event. Over 51,000 visitors ventured to Huntsinger Farms southwest of Eau Claire for the annual three-day show, shattering attendance projections. “We are still tallying all the numbers, but the early reports exceeded even our...
Eau Claire County,

Farm Technology Days ends in Eau Claire County

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – After near-perfect weather, and drawing thousands through the gates, Wisconsin Farm Technology Days has come to an end in Eau Claire County. The three-day event, which was put off for a year due to the pandemic, was held at Huntsinger Farms south of Eau Claire.

Loyal Student Wins State FFA Safe Tractor Operator Contest

A Loyal High School student has won the State FFA Safe Tractor Operator Contest. According to Wisconsin Ag Connection, Brandon Jakobi placed first in the event, which was held throughout the week in conjunction with Wisconsin Farm Technology Days in Eau Claire County. The competition is scored by the individual's...
Eau Claire County, WIWEAU-TV 13

Planning underway for 2022 Farm Technology Days in Clark County

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - “A big success.” That’s how participants, visitors and observers of this year’s Farm Technology Days at Huntsinger farms in Eau Claire County are evaluating the show that ended yesterday afternoon. Show officials estimate a crowd of about 52,000 showed up for this year’s 3 day show, significantly more than they had initially expected. This year’s show also featured 520 exhibitors from 26 states. Now it’s on to FTD 2022 in Clark county at Roehl Acres and Rustic Occasions near Loyal. Show dates for next year are July 2th through the 14th.
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Eau Claire Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Eau Claire: Friday, July 23: Mostly sunny during the day; while showers and thunderstorms likely overnight; Saturday, July 24: Chance of showers and thunderstorms then haze during the day; while haze then clear overnight; Sunday, July 25: Sunny during the
Chippewa Herald

Two new cases of COVID-19 announced in Chippewa County Thursday

Chippewa County announced two new active cases of COVID-19 Thursday, raising the total positive cases to 7,543 countywide to date (fewer than 20 cases currently considered active). No new coronavirus related deaths were announced Thursday, leaving the Chippewa County COVID-19 death toll at 95 lives lost. There have now been...
Eau Claire,

Statewide Silver Alert issued for missing Eau Claire man

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WKB)- A statewide alert has been issued for a missing Eau Claire man. Gerald Golke, 85, was last seen around 3:00 p.m. Wednesday leaving his home in Eau Claire to look at purchasing a cell phone. He has not returned home. Golke made recent mention of going...