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Search continues for missing woman in Chippewa Falls

Chippewa Falls (WQOW) – It is day two in the search for a missing woman in Chippewa Falls.

According to the Chippewa Falls Police Department, Donna Karlen, 57, was was last seen around 5:30 a.m. Thursday.

The second day of the search, much like the first day, is centered in and around the Chippewa River and Highway 178. That’s just downstream from the Lake Wissota Dam and not too far from HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital.

The small parking lot there is where authorities found Karlen’s vehicle.

A News 18 reporter on scene said crews are searching in the water with a boat and on land.

If anyone has information about Karlen’s whereabouts, please contact the Chippewa County dispatch center at 715-726-7701.

Clint Berge

Clint Berge is the Social Media & Digital Content Manager for Eau Claire’s Own WQOW News 18.
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