UPDATE: CVTC Business Education Center reopens after bomb threat

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU)-- UPDATE: The Business Education Center at Chippewa Valley Technical College will reopen Tuesday morning after a bomb threat.

CVTC Manager of College Marketing Pam Haller says the building will reopen and classes will resume, after investigators cleared the scene.

CVTC spokesperson Mark Gunderman says the threat happened in the Business Education Center on Clairemont Avenue earlier Monday in Eau Claire.

He says once the threat was found, the building was immediately evacuated, and all classes in the building were cancelled for the rest of the day.

The Eau Claire Police Department says the threat was written on a wall.

Officers say nothing suspicious found has been found, and as of 8:00pm Monday there are no suspects.


A building on the Chippewa Valley Technical College campus was evacuated Monday afternoon and into the evening following a bomb threat.

A spokesperson for CVTC says the Business Education Center was evacuated and classes at the building were cancelled for the rest of the night Monday following a threat made during the afternoon.

Eau Claire Police say the threat was written on a wall at the school. Officers searched the building and had not found anything as of 3:30 Monday.

The college says it takes all threats seriously and will be working with police while they investigate.

On Monday, Feb. 17, Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) received a bomb threat at its Business Education Center (BEC) at 620 Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire. CVTC takes all such threats seriously and the building was immediately evacuated.

The Business Education Center has been closed and all classes at the building have been cancelled for the rest of the day. Only limited access to BEC will be available sometime after 4 p.m. Monday.

CVTC will fully cooperate with law enforcement in the investigation of this incident.

Chippewa Valley Technical College delivers superior, progressive technical education which improves the lives of students, meets the workforce needs of the region, and strengthens the larger community. Campuses are located in Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Menomonie, Neillsville and River Falls. CVTC serves an 11-county area in west central Wisconsin. CVTC is part of the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) and is one of 16 WTCS colleges located throughout the state.

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