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  • A Winning Cheer

    A Winning Cheer

    Darien Lowe helps lead a cheer at the Black River Falls football team's first-round playoff game in BRF Friday night. The Tigers defeated Nort…

    October 29, 2014 3:30 pm(0)
  • Club 95 preparing to reopen next month

    Club 95 preparing to reopen next month

    Jason TePaske grew up in the fast-faced atmosphere of a supper club kitchen.

    October 29, 2014 1:45 pm(0)
  • Signs of Autumn

    Signs of Autumn

    Wendell Johnson helped rake up leaves at a friend's home on N. Third Street in Black River Falls Monday. Leaves on area trees already have bee…

    October 22, 2014 4:32 pm(0)

Latest News

Local trick-or-treat times are set

Area communities will be ready to welcome costumed characters when trick-or-treat hours kick off Friday night.

October 29, 2014 9:54 am(0)

Tow truck driver killed in I-94 accident

A tow truck driver was killed Monday after being struck by a passing pickup truck on Interstate 94 in Jackson County.

October 22, 2014 9:33 am(0)

Man tries to abduct BRF student

Jackson County authorities are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who tried to abduct a middle school student last week.

October 22, 2014 8:00 am(0)


Local Obituaries Crime and Courts Education Wisconsin Strange

Fake hostage, bomb threat under investigation

An individual recently called the local police department to report he’d taken two people hostage at gunpoint and was holding them in a Black River Falls residence wired with explosives.

October 29, 2014 2:45 pm(0)


Project Christmas book selected

The Black River Falls Public Library recently announced the 2014 Project Christmas book selection is “The Crocodile Who Didn’t Like Water” by Gemma Merino.

October 29, 2014 4:39 pm(0)


Schools honored for work with low-income students

Schools honored for work with low-income students

The Alma Center-Humbird-Merrillan and Melrose-Mindoro school districts recently were recognized for their work in educating low-income students.

October 22, 2014 9:21 am Photos




Opinion Editorial Columnists Submit Letter

Police department future relies on citizen support

The Black River Falls Professional Police Association has submitted three revised proposals for the city to consider. The Negotiation Committee has met twice now in closed session to evaluate all of the proposals. This whole matter has been o…

October 29, 2014 6:54 pm(1)


Ann Perry

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. — Ann Perry, 87, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at her home in Black River Falls.

October 29, 2014 6:16 pm(0)

For The Record

Circuit Court and Traffic Report

Ysuf Abdulwahid, 36, Woodbury, Minn., was fined $10 for vehicle passenger fail to wear seat belt and $200.50 for operate w/o valid license (1st).

October 29, 2014 7:30 am(0)


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Nerison faces challenge for assembly seat from Flesch

Nerison faces challenge for assembly seat from Flesch

Voters in Wisconsin’s 96th Assembly District will elect a former dairy farmer and county board chairman. The question is which one.

October 29, 2014 8:00 am(5)

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