• Fair to return for 155th year of family fun

    Fair to return for 155th year of family fun

    The Jackson County Fair kicks off this week with many opportunities for family fun and activities.

    July 30, 2014 2:17 pm(0)
  • 'Green' charter school still thriving after five years

    'Green' charter school still thriving after five years

    Amber Peterson felt traditional high school learning wasn’t stimulating enough, so she looked no further than the Black River Area Green Schoo…

    July 30, 2014 10:52 am Photos


  • Cool Blue

    Cool Blue

    Three-year-old Addison Weikel of Black River Falls enjoys a large cup of blue shaved ice for a treat at the Karner Blue Butterfly Festival Sat…

    July 23, 2014 8:54 pm(0)

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Dad gets probation for sibling shooting

A Jackson County man will serve probation for an incident where his 6-year-old son shot his younger sister in the face with a shotgun.

July 16, 2014 2:41 pm(0)

Man faces charges after three-vehicle, one-boat crash

A Black River Falls man is facing charges after his speeding car crashed into two vehicles and a boat before bursting into flames Saturday.

July 16, 2014 1:30 pm(3)

Alma Center man charged with 10th drunk driving

An Alma Center man has been charged in Monroe County with a 10th drunk driving offense.

July 16, 2014 11:00 am(2)


Opinion Editorial Columnists Submit Letter

Vote Van Doren to restore trust in government

Do you trust the federal government? I believe the values of our constitutional republic are under attack from within. The government agencies we must trust to impartially administer the law — the IRS, NSA and EPA — appear influenced by an ad…

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Edward William Schaper

Edward William Schaper

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis./GLEN ELLYN, Ill. — Edward William Schaper, 80, of Black River Falls, formerly of Glen Ellyn, Ill., died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at his home while surrounded by his loving family and in the care of Black River Memorial…

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Coon Creek Trout Fest this Saturday

Coon Creek Trout Fest this Saturday

COON VALLEY, Wis. — The Coon Valley Business Association and La Crosse area chapter of Trout Unlimited will sponsor the Coon Creek Trout Festival on Saturday.

July 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos



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