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.

New Hotel Planned for Downtown

01-08-2016 by Vision 2020



Cobblestone Hotel & Suites broke ground on a new hotel in downtown Chippewa Falls.  The four-story structure will have a restaurant on the first floor along with a pool, gym and lobby for hotel guests. The three floors above that will contain 45 rooms. In all, the structure is about 35,000 square feet.  The total cost of the project is expected to be around $6 million.

Downtown Revitalization Featured in the Chippewa Valley Business Report

11-20-2015 by Vision 2020

Check out the article in the Chippewa Valley Business Report on Chippewa Falls Downtown Revitalization, Revival on the River, featuring City Planner Jayson Smith and Mayor Greg Hoffman. 

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