Civic Media Relaunches Classic WCFW 105.7 FM in Chippewa Falls

June 4, 2023 at 12:47:21 PM UTC

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. – Civic Media brings Chippewa Falls’ heritage FM radio station WCFW at 105.7 FM into its fold.  “105.7 ‘CFW” is a full-service music, news, and community station, featuring the Valley’s Fun Music, spanning the hits of the 80’s, 90’s, and more.

WCFW first started broadcasting in 1968 and was owned by Roland Bushland until last year. Civic Media aims to continue the Bushland legacy of serving the local community with fine music, news, and local sports.

WCFW has just been upgraded with a new HD digital transmitter broadcasting at 25,000 watts, and is now the only HD radio station available in the greater Chippewa Falls and Eau Claire area.  Civic Media is pleased to bring a first-class operation to the greater Chippewa Valley and surrounding communities.

WCFW will broadcast locally from its studio and business offices at 220 1/2 N Bridge St, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729.

Civic Media is a network of 18 radio stations across Wisconsin in 12 distinct news/talk media markets, now including Chippewa Falls.

Civic Media is dedicated to providing quality broadcast and digital hometown radio with a focus on local, regional, and state issues, covering the stories that are most relevant to the communities we serve. We believe radio plays a crucial role in our local communities, so we broadcast quality programming that advances the understanding and engagement of our audience.