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Our History

Chippewa Yellow Bus, Chippewa Tours, and Chippewa Trails Trucking have been providing transportation since we opened in 1906. We are a family owned and operated business dedicated to providing our customers a superior customer experience. 

Chippewa Yellow Bus is currently owned by 6th generations owners Terry Nelson, Karla Nelson Novak, Scott Nelson, Kriss Nelson, and Kurt Nelson.


Our Mission

"Uniting Generations, Connecting Communities: Combining over a century of family-owned excellence, we are a multifaceted transportation company built on integrity, reliability, and unwavering commitment. We seamlessly merge the Chippewa Yellow Bus Company, Chippewa Tours, and Chippewa Trucking operations to offer a comprehensive, safe, and innovative transport solution. Our mission is to foster enduring connections, while providing reliable transportation while honoring our legacy of family, trust, and community engagement since 1906."

Office Hours

School Year 

Monday-Friday: 6am-4pm

Saturday & Sunday: Closed

On days where school is not in session please call ahead as hours vary.

Summer Months

Monday-Thursday: 8am-3pm

Friday: Hours vary please call ahead.

Saturday & Sunday: Closed

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