COVID-19 and Frac Sand– An update on the current state of vaccination rates in Chippewa County is the topic of “The West Side.” WPR reporter Rich Kremer will also report on frac sand mining in the area.
Human Trafficking Of Indigenous Peoples- The issue of missing, murdered and trafficked indigenous women, girls and two spirit people in western and central Wisconsin will be the topic of “The West Side."
Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness- April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, as well as Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness Month. These issues, how they are being dealt with in western Wisconsin, and how they have been exacerbated by the C
Chippewa Valley Rally- Due to the pandemic, Chippewa Valley business and community leaders will advocate for the region’s economic interests with capitol lawmakers virtually for the first time during the annual event known as the Chippewa Valle
Wisconsin Wolf Management- After a Jefferson County Circuit Court judge ordered the state’s wolf hunt must begin this month, the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board this week unanimously approved a harvest quota of 200 wolves. The hurriedly arran
COVID-19 Vaccine Release- An update on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in western Wisconsin including the state of testing for the disease and the progress on rolling out the vaccines is the subject on “The West Side.
Spring Legislative Update- State Senators Kathy Bernier, R-Chippewa Falls, and Jeff Smith, D-Eau Claire, talk about the new legislative session and issues that will impact their western Wisconsin constituents on “The West Side.”