Earth Blinds - New Company in Chippewa Falls

11-17-2017 by Vision 2020

Earth Blinds celebrated their new facility and rapidly growing business with a ribbon cutting on Wednesday in Chippewa Falls. Their hunting blinds are made from heavy-duty fiberglass with an innovative, real-earth finish which blends perfectly in the environment, because it is real dirt.  The company estimates that they will create 15 jobs within the next year. 


Mills Fleet Farm Ground Breaking

05-19-2017 by Vision 2020

Wisconsin-based Midwest retailer Mills Fleet Farm broke ground on a 1.1 million square foot distribution center in Chippewa Falls during a morning ceremony on Friday, May 19.

The distribution center is one of the largest economic investments in Chippewa County in recent years. It will create an estimated 325 jobs within the next five years, facilitate growth of future retail stores, and drive more than $60 million in capital investment in Chippewa Falls.

“You don’t have an opportunity like a project of this scope come along often,” said Mayor Hoffman. “It can have a significant impact on the whole Chippewa Valley.”


New Welcome Center at Irvine Park

06-15-2016 by Vision 2020

tl_files/v1/news-images/Crowd at Irvine(3).jpgMore than 300 people joined the Mayor and the other comunity members to celebrate the grand opening of the new Irvine Park Welcome Center in Chippewa Falls. The facility is 13,500 square feet and will welcome visitors to the park and zoo, house the zoo

almost entirely funded through donations.’s small mammals and birds, and store historic artifacts. The $3.95 million building was almost entirely funded through community donations.

New Fire Station being built in Chippewa Falls

05-20-2016 by Vision 2020

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Fire and EMT personel were on hand to celebrate the ground breaking of the new fire station in Chippewa Falls near Chippewa Crossings. 

Ground Breaking for the new city park.

05-03-2016 by Vision 2020


The new city park named the Chippewa Riverfront will soon be a reality.  The park and all the related development nearby have been in the city plans since 2009.  The park and the shores of the Chippewa River will be enjoyed for generations to come.