Chippewa County Newswire

Chippewa County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Chippewa County, WI.

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  1. Donation drive to honor Bloomer teacher killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    32-year-old Derek Thompson died in a two-vehicle crash in Chippewa County Saturday night. The crash happened on Highway 64, near Bloomer. Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk said a vehicle driven by Chad Sommer of Bloomer collided with the vehicle Thompson was ...

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  2. New Information: Chippewa Falls man sentenced in child porn bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    According to the Chippewa County District Attorney's Office, Daniel Skellenger, 73, was sentenced to six years in prison with two years of extended supervision Wednesday in Chippewa County Court.

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  3. Deadly crash in Chippewa County takes one lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 24 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    According to the Chippewa County Sheriff's Office, a two-car crash happened Saturday evening in Chippewa County killing one person. The Chippewa County Sheriff's Office stated that two cars were traveling in opposite directions on State Highway 64 about a quarter of a mile east of 102nd St. in the township of Bloomer when they collided.

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  4. Officers collect unwanted prescription drugs for safe disposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 23 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Law enforcement agencies in Chippewa County offered several locations for people to drop-off their unused and unwanted prescription medications Saturday. Officers were at four locations in the county collecting prescription or over-the-counter drugs people no longer want in their homes.

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  5. New Information: Building to be demolished for new history centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 22 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    A building demolition is set for next week to make room for a new history center in the Chippewa Valley. The former Dairy Queen, and more recently Piff's Pizza Building on Bridgewater Avenue in Chippewa Falls, is set to be demolished Monday morning at 9. The Chippewa County Historical Society purchased the property at the end of December, and a capital campaign is now underway for a new building.

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  6. Chippewa County decides recommendation for deer permitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Tonight, the County Deer Advisory Council voted unanimously to recommend issuing 2,500 antlerless deer permits for hunting on private land and zero permits for hunting on public land. They're also recommending a harvest quota of 1,000 deer.

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  7. Lawsuit over shared fire dept. cost involves 5 Chippewa County townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 15 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    A judge has ruled in favor of several Chippewa County towns when it comes to paying for the shared cost of a fire department. The Village of Lake Hallie is facing a lawsuit as the towns of Layfayette, Howard, Wheaton and Hallie say the village has been cheating them.

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  8. Officer shoots hatchet-wielding woman in Wisconsin Wal-MartRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 9 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A police officer fatally shot a developmentally disabled woman inside a western Wisconsin Wal-Mart after she refused to drop a hatchet she had grabbed from a shelf, authorities say. Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk said the woman was shopping with chaperones Friday at the store in Lake Hallie, between Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls.

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  9. Hatchet-Wielding Woman Fatally Shot At Wis. WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 9 | CBS Local

    A police officer fatally shot a developmentally disabled woman inside a western Wisconsin Wal-Mart after she refused to drop a hatchet she had grabbed from a shelf, authorities say. Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk said the woman was shopping with chaperones Friday at the store in Lake Hallie, between Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls.

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  10. Officer shoots hatchet-wielding woman in Wisconsin Wal-MartRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 9 | KLTV Tyler

    A police officer fatally shot a developmentally disabled woman inside a western Wisconsin Wal-Mart after she refused to drop a hatchet she had grabbed from a shelf, authorities say. Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk said the woman was shopping with chaperones Friday at the store in Lake Hallie, between Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls.

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  11. Walmart shooting: Hatchet-swinging woman shot by police later died at hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 10 | Examiner.com

    ... Post reports that the police have identified the woman as 25-year-old Melissa Abbott. According to Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk, the woman would not follow the order to drop the weapon. He said, "she did not cooperate and then apparently ...

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  12. Officer kills developmentally disabled woman who refused to drop hatchet in WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 10 | The Washington Post

    ... be able to access the story from your Reading List on any computer, tablet or smartphone. Authorities in Chippewa County, Wis., announced that a 25-year-old woman was fatally shot by an officer at a Walmart store. (Damian Dovarganes/AP) A sheriff's ...

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  13. Officer Shoots Hatchet-Wielding Woman in Wal-MartRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 9 | KAAL-TV Austin

    Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk says the developmentally-disabled woman was shopping Friday with chaperones at the Wal-Mart in Lake Hallie, which is between Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls. Police were called around 5 p.m. after she grabbed a hatchet off a shelf and began swinging it around.

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  14. Officer shoots disabled, hatchet-wielding womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 9 | Door Reminder

    Officer shoots disabled, hatchet-wielding woman Police officer fatally shoots developmentally disabled woman inside Wisconsin Wal-Mart Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://post.cr/1N1vQYK LAKE HALLIE - A police officer fatally shot a developmentally disabled woman inside a western Wisconsin Wal-Mart after she refused to drop a hatchet she had grabbed from a shelf, authorities say. Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk said the woman was shopping with chaperones Friday at the store in Lake Hallie, between Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls.

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  15. In brief: After 8 years, no trial yet in Times Square hotel killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 9 | Erie Times News

    ... Wisconsin Walmart after she refused to drop a hatchet she had grabbed from a shelf, authorities said. Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk said the woman was shopping with chaperones Friday at the store in Lake Hallie, between Eau Claire and ...

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  16. Black River Falls woman shot by police officer inside Lake Hallie Walmart diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 9 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... from a number of eyewitnesses that actually seen the officer and his actions prior to the shooting," said Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk. The sheriff said they've since learned Abbott was coming from the Northern Wisconsin Center, a facility ...

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  17. Developmentally disabled woman fatally shot by police at Wal-MartRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 9 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... was fatally shot by police Friday at the Lake Hallie Wal-Mart, just outside of Eau Claire, authorities said. Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk told WEAU.com that the woman was a resident at the state-run Northern Wisconsin Center for the ...

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  18. Officer shoots hatchet-wielding woman at Chippewa County storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 9 | Channel3000

    Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk said the developmentally-disabled woman was shopping Friday with chaperones at the Wal-Mart in Lake Hallie, which is between Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls. Police were called around 5 p.m. after she grabbed a hatchet off a shelf and began swinging it around.

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  19. Woman Shot Inside Wisconsin Wal-Mart Saturday, April 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 9 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... the store say the woman was shot twice by the officer, just before a second officer arrived to assist. Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk told local news media the woman lunged at the officer, so he fired two shots, sending her to the ground. The ...

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  20. Sand company lays off 69 workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 1 | Rice Lake Online

    ... one safety manager. Superior Silica Sands closed its mine and wet plant, used to wash and sort sand, in the Chippewa County Town of Auburn in July of 2015, affecting 58 workers.

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