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The Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash with injury and one person unresponsive. A Gibson’s Water Care box truck that was westbound on STH 64 struck a female pedestrian on a curve in the roadway. The pedestrian was transported by ambulance to Mayo Bloomer…

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The Chippewa County Health and Human Services Board will be discussing a proposed ordinance to outline the duties and authority of the Chippewa County Health Officer—including the authority to issue public health orders and to issue citations pursuant to the ordinance—at its meeting on Thurs…

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Under Wisconsin law, school bus drivers are required to turn on flashing amber warning lights at least 300 feet before stopping in a 45 mile per hour or greater speed zone or at least 100 feet before stopping in a less than 45 mile per hour speed zone. The amber lights will stay on, top phot…

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This month I would like to take this opportunity to address traffic in the City of Bloomer, particularly the increased traffic that accompanies the start of the school year. With school starting September 1st and the extra challenges brought due to Covid-19, I anticipate seeing a lot more tr…

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According to a press release sent out Tuesday, Aug. 4 from Chippewa County Sheriff James Kowalczyk, convicted sex offender Donald N. Rusaw, 43, will be released on Tuesday, Aug. 11. Initially it was announced that Rusaw would be homeless upon release but Kowalczyk later updated the release t…

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According to a press release sent out Tuesday, Aug. 4 from Chippewa County Sheriff James Kowalczyk, convicted sex offender Donald N. Rusaw, 43, will be released on Tuesday, Aug. 11. Initially it was announced that Rusaw would be homeless upon release but Kowalczyk later updated the release t…

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An email sent out Monday, July 20 from the Bloomer Chamber of Commerce is asking Bloomer community members for help on behalf of the 4-H and FFA Horse Shows, Bloomer Saddle Club and Bloomer Community Club.