BLACK RIVER FALLS — Patricia (Patty) Jeanette Barnum, 82, of Black River Falls passed away, Sunday, July 8, 2018.
BLAIR/BLACK RIVER FALLS — David “Whiskers/Festus” Alexander Powers, formerly of Black River Falls and recently Blair, went to be with our heavenly Father Monday, April 30, 2018.
SPARTA — Cecilia M. Jacobson, 95, of Sparta died Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Morrow Memorial Home, Sparta. Online condolences may be offered to the Jacobson family at www.schanhoferfh.com. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta.
Five local and regional bands have been added to the lineup for Country Boom, a two-day music festival making its debut July 13-14 on the former Maple Grove Country Club grounds near West Salem.
The Friends of the Black River and Jackson County Forestry Department are looking for volunteers to help with this year’s Earth Day Cleanup, Saturday, April 21.
Dan Nortman has fond memories of attending outdoor classes when he was a student at the School District of Black River Falls. He is now working to give school district students similar experiences.