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Bloomer High School Food Pantry and Closet helps students  FOX 25/48 -

The start of the school year can sometimes be a busy and stressful time. Bloomer High school is offering its students in need a way to make sure they have a ...

Report finds Bloomer High School needs millions in repairs  WEAU

BLOOMER, Wis. (WEAU) -- The state of Bloomer's High School is in rough shape and it's going to take a lot of money to bring it up to code. That's the result of a ...

Czekalski defeats hundreds to win 2019 rope jump title in Bloomer  WQOW TV News 18

More than 200 kids walked into Bloomer High School with a rope in their hand on Saturday, but only one was able to come out with the title of grand champion.

School District Of Bloomer Welcomes New Staff For 2018-19  Bloomer Advance

The School District of Bloomer is excited to welcome the following new staff members to the District and community.

Bloomer student achieves 13 years of perfect attendance  WSAW

BLOOMER, Wis. (WEAU) -- A high school student was recognized for an accomplishment few can say they've achieved. Joe Pake, a senior at Bloomer High ...

Stories of honor: Bloomer's Chad Siverling wanted to fly, serve his country  Chippewa Herald

A love for aviation and a love for his country led one Chippewa County man to nearly a decade of *service* at a time when America needed it most.

Bloomer High School Announces Class Of 2018 Valedictorian And Salutatorian  Bloomer Advance

The administration and staff of Bloomer High School are proud to announce the class of 2018 valedictorian, Samuel Lanzer and salutatorian, Katie Klingbeil.

David Woodruff | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

David L. Woodruff, 79, of Bloomer passed away unexpectedly on April 23, 2019, at his favorite place — his cabin.

Bloomer High School Chapter of National Honor Society and 2019 Inductees  Bloomer Advance

The 2019 inductees into the Bloomer High School chapter of National Honor Society are; front row, Stacy Hurt, Samantha Tealey, Mikayla Rufledt, Kaycee ...

Janice Bischel | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Janice Elizabeth Bischel, age 77 of Bloomer, passed away peacefully on August 2, 2019, in Eau Claire, surrounded by her loving family. She was born October ...

Bloomer, New Auburn Fire Departments Fight Structure Fires Saturday, Monday  Bloomer Advance

By Barry Hoff | Bloomer Advance. On Saturday, Feb. 9, the Bloomer Fire Department was called to a structure fire near the intersection of CTH F and 220th Ave.

Bloomer students work to honor late teacher | News  Chippewa Herald

BLOOMER — On an outing Monday that teacher Derek Thompson helped organize, Bloomer High School seniors ate lunch on a picnic table made in his ...

Marilyn "Doc" T. Bowe  Chippewa Herald

Marilyn “Doc” T. Bowe, 82, of Chippewa Falls passed away peacefully Sunday, March 3, 2019, at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.

Bloomer graduate awarded with $1000 scholarship from WESTconsin Credit Union  Chippewa Herald

WESTconsin Credit Union, an advocate for education, has recently awarded 12 $1000 scholarships to area high school seniors as part of the WESTconsin ...

Marie Clark | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Marie Frances Clark, 81, of Bloomer, passed away Saturday, December 22, 2018, at Dove Healthcare in Bloomer with her family at her side.

Bloomer Girls 4x200 & 4x100 Relay Teams Take First At State  Bloomer Advance

Five Bloomer Blackhawk track and field athletes competed at the state track and field meet on Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1.

Sandra Ryan  Chippewa Herald

CADOTT — Sandra Jean (Weiher) Ryan, 73, of Cadott passed away Monday, March 18, 2019, at home with family at her side.

Bloomer student takes the crown in 2018 rope jump competition  Chippewa Herald

BLOOMER — A reigning champion has nabbed the first place spot for the second year in a row at the annual Bloomer Jump Rope Championship on Saturday.

Fossum Family Chosen As 2018 Parade Marshals | Community News  Bloomer Advance

By Ashlie Fanetti | Bloomer Advance. It's that time of year again! The Bloomer Community Fair is right around the corner and along with it the annual Bloomer ...

Bloomer teacher dies in Highway 64 crash | Local  Chippewa Herald

The driver of a 2007 Chevrolet Suburban truck was traveling in the wrong lane in a Saturday night crash that killed a Bloomer special education teacher, a report ...

Frozen pipe prompts response to Bloomer High School  WEAU

BLOOMER, Wis. (WEAU)-- The Bloomer School District says it's keeping a close eye on pipes in its high school building after an issue Saturday morning.

Nylah Gust | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Bloomer — Nylah O. Gust, age 87, passed away Friday, April 12, 2019 at Crestview Senior Living in Blaine, MN. She was born August 6, 1931 in Bloomer to ...

Bloomer fair to entertain through Sunday | Local  Chippewa Herald

The Bloomer Community Fair launched on Thursday at the fairgrounds on 1609 9th Ave with the opening of its carnival, and will end on Sunday afternoon with a ...

NEW INFORMATION: Bloomer teacher dies in car crash  WEAU

According to the Chippewa County Sheriff's Office, a two-car crash happened Saturday evening in Chippewa County killing one person.

Prep volleyball: Bloomer falls in sectional finals to Mosinee  Leader-Telegram

Rise up. It was painted on a sign in the Bloomer student section at Saturday's night sectional final volleyball match up between Bloomer and Mosinee. Bloomer ...

Bloomer School District New Staff For 2013-14 | Front Page  Bloomer Advance

The Bloomer School District staff has some new faces for the 2013-14 school year. New support staff members include Jessica Deringer, food *service* director; ...

Heavy rains cause flooding in Bloomer  WEAU

The Bloomer Streets Department says the last time the water was this high was in 1988.

"Derek Fest" on Sept. 24th to raise money for scholarship fund in memory of Bloomer teacher  WEAU

The family of a Bloomer teacher killed in a car crash earlier this year is raising money for a scholarship fund in his memory.

A-1 Excavating moves to new HQ | Local Buisness  Leader-Telegram

A-1 Excavating has seen significant, extended growth over the past 30 years, as the Bloomer-based road construction company has grown from 12 employees ...

Bloomer coach defends himself against accusations | Front Page  Leader-Telegram

The Bloomer High School boys' basketball coach is defending himself against accusations that he became physical with a student-athlete during a game Jan.

Adeline Nazer | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Adeline M. Nazer, age 83 of Elmwood, passed away on Monday May 20, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family.

Madsen resigns as Bloomer basketball coach  WEAU

BLOOMER, Wis. (WEAU) -- After three years, the Head Boys Basketball Coach at Bloomer High School is stepping down. Luke Madsen said in an email he ...

Prep Boys Basketball Regionals: Hot-shooting Ellsworth knocks out Bloomer  Chippewa Herald

BLOOMER — The Ellsworth boys basketball team was lethal from long range on its way to a 63-42 win over Bloomer in the Division 3 regional finals on ...

A high-tech anatomy lesson: CVTC's Anatomage Table like a virtual reality dissection  Chippewa Herald

In Julia Brown's Healthcare Academy classroom, a plastic skeleton in the front of the room seems to gaze down at something that is quickly making it obsolete as ...

Local student achieves 13 years of perfect attendance  WEAU

BLOOMER, Wis. (WEAU) -- An area high school student is being recognized for an accomplishment few can say they've achieved. Joe Pake, a Senior at ...

Cornell hires former Bloomer man as police chief  Chippewa Herald

Brian Hurt grew up in Bloomer, graduating from Bloomer High School in 1986. His parents continue to live in the Bloomer area.

Driver in fatal Bloomer crash avoids charges | Local  Chippewa Herald

The driver of a 2007 Chevrolet Suburban in an April crash that killed Bloomer special education teacher Derek J. Thompson will not face charges, Chippewa ...

UPDATE: The gas leak has been fixed  WEAU

CADOTT, Wis. (WEAU) -- According to Cadott Police Department, the leak has been fixed and everyone is now safe to return home.

Yakesh Steel Now Open For Business | Community News  Bloomer Advance

By Barry Hoff | Bloomer Advance. People looking for steel, and other metals, have a new supplier in the area to choose from. Bryon Yakesh, a 1987 graduate of ...

Jury finds New Richmond man guilty of killing son  WEAU

On Thursday, a jury in St. Croix County found Kayle Fleischauer, 43, guilty of second-degree reckless homicide. He was originally charged with first-degree ...

Woman previously charged with child sex trafficking faces new charges  WEAU

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU)-- An Eau Claire woman who was previously accused of allowing men to sexually assault two children in exchange for money and ...

Four Years, One Shot - team manager's on-court performance...  Volume One

A basketball game was played on a Thursday night, and like many played across the state of Wisconsin, this one began with the arrival of a yellow bus. You see ...

Bear enters Montana home, settles in for nap in closet  WEAU

Authorities say a black bear somehow locked itself inside a Montana home and then nestled onto a closet shelf that wasn't too hard, wasn't too soft, but just right ...

Todd Marks hired as North Boys' Basketball Coach  WEAU

North High School announced today that Todd Marks has been hired as Head Boys Basketball Coach. Marks is a Fall Creek High School graduate where ...

Man charged in Rusk County homicide is found incompetent  WEAU

Preston Kraft, 31, appeared in court Monday afternoon where he was ordered to enter medical treatment.

Businessman-art collector Leonard A. Lauder writing memoir  FOX 25/48 -

NEW YORK (AP) — Leonard A. Lauder, chairman emeritus of the Estee Lauder Companies, is working on a memoir about the cosmetics company that his ...

2013 Senior Honor Students Honor Influential Teachers | Community News  Bloomer Advance

The Bloomer Chamber of Commerce held its annual Senior Honors Banquet Wednesday, April 24 at the White Pine Pavilion.

Chippewa County communities set Trick-or-Treat times  Chippewa Herald

Children and their parents are encouraged to don their Halloween costumes, grab their goodie bags and be mindful of these Halloween safety tips as they set ...

Former Bloomerite And Great Clips Co-Founder Speaks At 30th Anniversary  Bloomer Advance

David Rubenzer, 1968 graduate of Bloomer High School and co-founder of Great Clips, was a key speaker recently at the 30th Anniversary Great Clips ...

Bryant Foundation offers scholarships | |  La Crosse Tribune

The Edwin E. and Janet L. Bryant Foundation, Inc. is sponsoring $500000 in scholarship awards in amounts of up to $12000 each.

Watch party celebrates US women's soccer victory  WEAU

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -- Sunday morning, the United States Women's National Team celebrated their fourth World Cup victory, defeating the Netherlands 2-0.

Marshall woman pleads guilty to hiding a corpse  WEAU

A woman charged in connection to the death of a Sun Prairie man pleaded guilty to hiding a corpse.

10 most-read stories in March at  Chippewa Herald

Of the thousands of stories we posted at during March, these 10 proved to be the most popular with readers.

Ancestry-tracing data leads investigators to suspect in 1990s sex crimes  WEAU

According to court records, Mark Jeffery Manteuffel faces several charges, including torture and rape.

WIAA D3 softball: Prescott advances past Stratford  Pierce County Herald

PRESCOTT -- Everytime Stratford threatened, Prescott had an answer. The Cardinals allowed a runner to third base in the first inning before Kaili Wescott struck ...

Three suspects identified in two armed robberies  WEAU

Three suspects have been identified in the armed robberies of two area businesses.

Courage, spirit, hard work pay off for Extra Effort Award winners  Chippewa Herald

Who says there's no good news about young people? That was the message being shared Wednesday evening during the 2017 Extra Effort Awards reception at ...

Police: Chi-Hi teacher charged after sexually assaulting Beloit student  WEAU

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) -- A Chippewa Falls High School teacher was charged in southern Wisconsin after being accused of sexually assaulting a ...

Mary T. (Shakal) Moldenhauer | Obituaries  Chippewa Herald

Mary Theresa (Shakal) Moldenhauer, 50, of Ellsworth passed away suddenly on Saturday, June 15, 2013.

Ewings loves results of her work as a plastic surgeon  Chippewa Herald

EAU CLAIRE — Ember Ewings loves being able to see how her work turns out. Especially when she sees her patients smile.

Stillwater woman arrested for OWI with child in vehicle  WEAU

ST. CROIX COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) -- A woman has been arrested after troopers say she was driving under the influence with a child in the vehicle.

Water Street Mile: Vodacek sets new record, Perkins takes female title  Leader-Telegram

It was a big day for John Vodacek. The former UW-Eau Claire nationals participant roared down the pavement to a new course record of 4-minutes, 14.4 ...

UPDATE: Milwaukee ballots could determine race  WEAU

About 47000 uncounted ballots in Milwaukee County could determine the winner of the race for Wisconsin governor.

Decision 2018: Incumbent, challenger announce candidacies for 67th Assembly District  Leader-Telegram

CHIPPEWA FALLS — The race is on in the 67th Assembly District where incumbent Rob Summerfield, R-Bloomer, and Democrat Wren Keturi of Chippewa Falls ...

Low Sugar, High Price  WEAU

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU)-- 13 years, one week, and six days. The amount of time North High School Choir Director Rachael Mcilquham has lived with Type 1 ...

Longtime Memorial boys hockey coach retires  WEAU

The school announced Coach Mike Schwengler's retirement in an email sent to reporters Monday.

Big Falls reopens  WEAU

The Eau Claire County Parks and Forest Department says water testing by the City-County Health Department shows Big Falls is now within acceptable health ...

Kids learn to code at Blugold Beginnings camp  WEAU

During the week long camp, students will learn how to code robotics and games and learn how to program. One teacher says she hopes to teach the class to her ...

UPDATE: Names of deputies involved in Eau Claire Co. officer-involved shooting released  WEAU

We now know the names of the two deputies involved in a recent officer-involved shooting in Eau Claire County.

TRAFFIC ALERT: All lanes blocked on Hwy 29 in Clark county  WEAU

All west bound lanes on hyw 29 at French Town Ave are closed because of a traffic incident.

Man charged in OWI crash is sentenced to prison  WEAU

Leo Owen, 59, pleaded guilty recently to a count of 9th OWI and felony bail jumping.

UPDATE: Man arrested after Chester's bar fight now charged  WEAU

The man arrested after running away from police after a bar fight has been charged.

UPDATE: Man accused of a double fatal OWI crash enters plea  WEAU

CLARK COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) -- The Humbird man accused of a double fatal OWI crash has entered a plea. Trenton Bemis, 26, pleaded not guilty Monday in ...

UPDATE: Independence man charged in fatal Minnesota crash can drive, judge rules  WEAU

STILLWATER, (KARE) -- A truck driver from Independence charged for his role in a fatal crash in Minnesota will be allowed to drive while out on bail, a judge ...

Hiker missing for more than 2 weeks in Hawaii found alive  WEAU

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow/Gray News) - A 35-year-old woman who went missing while hiking on Maui more than two weeks ago has been found ...

Man in custody after 100 mph police chase  WEAU

A La Crosse man was arrested after leading police on a chase, driving at speeds of up to 100 mph.

UPDATE: Man accused of spraying people with fire extinguisher now charged  WEAU

Za Vue, 43, was charged Monday in Eau Claire County Court with three counts, including criminal damage to property.

Man charged in Hope Gospel Mission burglary is sentenced  WEAU

Kyle Brown of Eau Claire was ordered to serve three years of probation and 240 hours of community *service*. If he violates the terms of his probation, he will ...

Kids enjoy day of activities at Camp Brunswick  WEAU

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU)-- Area students took to the outdoors for a day of fun. Kids from the Eau Claire Area School District attended the Brunswick Outdoor ...

DNR sees many tag violations on opening day  WEAU

Saturday is the day hunters have been waiting for, the 2016 Wisconsin gun deer opener! And there's a lot of changes those taking to the woods needed to be ...

UPDATE: Evers says he will take fight to Walker  WEAU

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Democratic nominee to challenge Republican Gov. Scott Walker says he will "take the fight" to Walker by running the same kind of ...

Massage Envy chains accused of sexual assaults, no reports from Altoona location  WEAU

A woman who says she was sexually assaulted during a massage comes forward, in part to prevent other women from being victimized.

Community members participate in drinking program to help with field sobriety training  WEAU

Some community members spent part of their night drinking and then getting breathalyzed; it's part of a standardized training program for officers.

NEW INFORMATION: Two-year-old boy hurt in Lake Holcombe fire dies  WEAU

A two-year-old boy has died after injuries from a fire in Lake Holcombe last Thursday.

Officials give sneak-peek of new Marshfield Medical Center in Eau Claire  WEAU

As construction nears completion, officials are giving an inside look at what the new Marshfield Medical Center – Eau Claire Hospital will offer.

UPDATE: Suspect shot by deputies released from prison three weeks ago  WEAU

Turns out the suspect had two warrants out for his arrest, one in Dunn County and one out of state. He was released from prison just three weeks ago.

Tuition hikes loom at UW for out-of-staters, professionals  WEAU

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank says she'll ask the university's governing board to raise tuition for ...

1-armed man arrested with machete, clown mask calls it prank  WEAU

A one-armed man accused of startling neighbors by going for a stroll wearing a clown mask and brandishing a machete says it was supposed to be a prank.

USPS authorizes Lake Hallie as an alternate mailing name for the zip code currently assigned to Chippewa Falls  WEAU

While the Village of Lake Hallie is not getting a separate zip code, a change is being made. The postal *service* did authorize Lake Hallie as an alternate city and ...

Train leaks oil near Black River Falls  WEAU

When crews arrived they found one locomotive with a blown engine.

South Middle School science teacher receives Golden Apple Award honor  WEAU

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU)-- A science teacher of nearly 30 years in the Eau Claire Public Schools is honored this week as a Golden Apple Award recipient.

Confluence projects expected to be complete on time  WEAU

Despite some weather delays this summer, all projects are running either on time or even ahead of schedule.

Off-road club gets dirty to clean up Big Falls County Park  WEAU

An area off-roading club is cleaning up Big Falls County Park in order to spread awareness about safely and legally driving recreational vehicles on sanctioned ...

Governor Walker announces Dairy Task Force 2.0 members at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days  WEAU

The Task Force will focus on making recommendations on actions needed to maintain a viable and profitable dairy industry in our state.

Arrest made after attempted child sexual assault  WEAU

An Augusta man who was arrested last Friday for attempting to meet and have sexual contact with two young girls appeared in Eau Claire County court this ...

New ECPD officers react to national attacks  WEAU

Seven new Eau Claire Police officers sworn in last week react to recent police shootings.

Area athlete, coach dies in Chicago shooting  WEAU

An area athlete and coach is dead after being shot in Chicago.

UPDATE: 5 arrested in Chippewa Falls incident  WEAU

Five people were arrested, but no one was hurt in what police are calling a high-risk search warrant incident on the East Hill of Chippewa Falls.

Lower Chippewa Invasives Partnership works to slow spread of invasive species  WEAU

The Lower Chippewa Invasives Partnership is working to slow the spread of invasives in Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pepin, and Pierce counties.

Eau Claire aims at becoming carbon neutral  WEAU

The City of Eau Claire is looking beyond recycling to reduce its carbon footprint, becoming the first municipality in Wisconsin to approve a sustainability plan ...

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