• Brushing It Off

    Brushing It Off

    Last Monday's snow and subsequent wintry, icy mix of precipitation covered vehicles across the county, including the 350-vehicle lot at Gross …

    January 28, 2015 3:59 pm(0)
  • Transitional living program is expanding in BRF

    Transitional living program is expanding in BRF

    George Kinser wasn’t sure what transitioning back into society would be like after serving 10 years in prison.

    January 28, 2015 3:48 pm(0)
  • From Hobby to Winery

    From Hobby to Winery

    Joe Williams puts the finishing touches on bottles of Karner Blueberry wine he and wife Maria now are selling at Buzz & Brew Shop in Black…

    January 21, 2015 12:56 pm(0)

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Fake leg fails man fleeing police

Fake leg fails man fleeing police

A Taylor man who led police on an 11-mile chase surrendered after he was found a mile and a half from his abandoned vehicle with his prostheti…

January 26, 2015 2:00 pm(0)

Merrillan woman charged after neglecting baby

A Merrillan woman has been charged after allegedly leaving her baby home alone for at least a day.

January 21, 2015 12:51 pm(0)

Teen jumps off brewery roof, cited

A Black River Falls teen was injured and cited after jumping intoxicated from the roof of a local brewery.

January 21, 2015 12:00 pm(0)

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Community, city council debate policing referendum

The proposed referendum to decide whether to keep the Black River Falls Police Department or contract with the county for law enforcement was met with suggestions and questions from the public last week.

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Features

Library to host Author Kay Scholtz

The Black River Falls Public Library will welcome Clark County author Kay Scholtz on Saturday, Jan. 31 at 10:30 a.m. Scholtz will share the writing of her book on the Krueger family tragedy that took place on Sept. 14, 1918, near Withee.

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Sports

Black River Falls tigers Melrose-Mindoro Mustangs
Power by Pins

Power by Pins

Both Westby and Melrose-Mindoro/Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau wrestling teams posted seven individual wins in the Jan. 20 dual, but three of the Titan wins were by pin to give them a 40-37 meet win.

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Education

BRF expels first student in over a year

The Black River Falls School District has expelled its first student in more than a year after a drug-related violation.

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Opinion

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Old barns live on in us

Old barns live on in us

Beneath the cold, frozen ground the remains of the old barn lay undisturbed. Time and nature will eventually finish what man began. The large wood timbers, wood siding and roof, will begin to rot and crumble and return to the earth. The old s…

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Obituaries

Myrtle Manders

Myrtle Manders

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. — Visitation for Myrtle Manders of Mountain Home, Ark., was Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, from 1-2 p.m. at Kirby and Family Funeral Home of Mountain Home. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at Ri…

January 21, 2015 3:38 pm(0)

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Arrests

Austin M. Anderson, 18, Black River Falls, was arrested for disorderly conduct, resisting or obstructing an officer and felony bail jumping.

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92nd Snowflake Ski Jump this weekend

92nd Snowflake Ski Jump this weekend

The 92nd annual Snowflake Ski Jump is Jan. 30 and 31. Volunteers have been busy putting the finishing touches on the ski hill, which was completely redesigned last fall to meet F.I.S safety standards.

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