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Man charged in Brockway homicide

John Cook and Jacinda Muir had planned to go to the local pet park to talk and they walked around the rural, wooded area together before the t…

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Butterfly eating likely not endangered species

A Facebook video of a man proclaiming to eat an endangered Karner blue butterfly likely was another insect.

May 19, 2015 5:45 pm(0)

BRF woman killed, suspect in custody

Authorities have a suspect in custody in the homicide of a Black River Falls woman whose body was discovered at the Dog Park Sunday morning.

May 18, 2015 9:41 pm(0)


Local groups recognized during National EMS Week

Local groups recognized during National EMS Week

The American College of Emergency Physicians in partnership with The National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians announced EMS Week planned to kick off the 365-day initiative “EMS Strong” on May 17. The EMS Strong campaign is being …

May 20, 2015 1:16 pm Photos




Project traces life of influential BRF businessman, legislator

Project traces life of influential BRF businessman, legislator

When William Price came to Black River Falls in 1845, it’s said he only had an axe and 25 cents.

May 20, 2015 9:00 am Photos




Opinion Editorial Columnists Submit Letter

Respect country’s flag with proper disposal

Prior to Memorial Day, every cemetery in the county will receive a fresh batch of U.S. flags to denote the final resting place of our country’s veterans. I’m all for flags in a cemetery: looking out over a beautiful green cemetery with the fl…

May 21, 2015 4:25 pm


Terrance "Joe" Duffy

Terrance "Joe" Duffy

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. — Terrance “Joe” Duffy, 52, of Black River Falls, passed away on April 24, 2015, at Gundersen Medical Center surrounded by family.

April 29, 2015 5:28 pm(0)

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Circuit Court and Traffic Report

Jacqueline A. Bailey, 44, Altoona, was fined $200.50 for operate w/o valid license (1st).

May 20, 2015 8:00 am(0)


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Vernon County considers buying park land from state

Vernon County considers buying park land from state

VIROQUA — The Vernon County Board’s Land and Water Conservation Committee will recommend to the county board June 9 that the county buy the land that makes up both Jersey Valley and Sidie Hollow parks from the state of Wisconsin.

May 16, 2015 12:00 am(0)

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