• Public makes push to keep Black River Falls PD

    Public makes push to keep Black River Falls PD

    The public is urging city officials to keep the Black River Falls Police Department instead of dissolving it and contracting with Jackson County.

    September 24, 2014 2:53 pm(1)
  • Banding Together

    Banding Together

    Black River Falls students Mariah Gaier, left, and Jack Wirtz prepare to enter the field at Tiger Stadium with the marching band to perform sc…

    September 24, 2014 2:47 pm(0)
  • Apple growers experiencing bountiful season

    Apple growers experiencing bountiful season

    Area apple growers are having a successful season.

    September 24, 2014 2:36 pm Photos



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Woman charged with fifth drunken driving

A Black River Falls woman has been charged with her fifth drunken driving offense.

September 24, 2014 3:17 pm(0)

City hall to recommend axing police department

Black River Falls City Administrator Brad Chown said he plans to recommend that the city abolish its police department and contact with the co…

September 17, 2014 12:00 pm(6)

Woman convicted in toddler's death

A Trempealeau County woman charged with killing a toddler in her care by giving the girl a combination of the prescription painkiller oxycodon…

September 03, 2014 3:20 pm(1)


Program to restore peregrine falcons on the Mississippi River presented at FBR meeting

Program to restore peregrine falcons on the Mississippi River presented at FBR meeting

Helping the peregrine falcon come back from the brink of extinction is George Howe’s passion. As part of the effort to reintroduce the endangered raptor, Howe has made a home for a breeding pair on his land near La Crescent, Minn.

September 24, 2014 3:54 pm(0)


Mel-Min sixth-grade hoops champs at Border Battle

Mel-Min sixth-grade hoops champs at Border Battle

The sixth-grade Melrose-Mindoro girls basketball team was invited to participate in the Border Battle basketball tournament in the Twin Cities earlier this year and came away with the championship in its community division.

September 24, 2014 11:33 am(0)


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Elvis has left the prairie

Elvis has left the prairie

Back when Elvis was alive and performing, people would give him standing ovations at the end of his performance, clap and shout for more after he had exited the stage. Soon the announcer would say, “Elvis has left the building!” He was gone, …

September 24, 2014 5:33 pm(0)


Honorable Robert W. Radcliffe

Honorable Robert W. Radcliffe

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. — Honorable Robert W. Radcliffe, 80, of Black River Falls, passed away Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at the Black River Memorial Hospital, Black River Falls.

September 17, 2014 5:03 pm(0)

For The Record

Circuit Court and Traffic Report

Ibrahim M. Abdullahi, 26, Apple Valley, Minn., was fined $276.10 for speeding on freeway (20-24 mph).

September 24, 2014 10:23 am(0)


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Gun incident search in Westby turns up empty

On Monday afternoon, Sept. 29, at approximately 1:52 p.m., the Vernon County Sheriff’s Department received a pair of calls reporting a male subject walking near downtown Westby carrying what appeared to be an assault rifle. The subject was re…

September 29, 2014 5:55 pm(4)

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