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     The Jackson County (JC) Forestry and Parks Committee met for its regular meeting Tuesday, Dec. 12.      Forestry and Parks administrator Jim Zahasky presented the trails report.      “Last month, we finished up cleaning up from the storm we had,” said Zahasky. “When we were done with all the...
     The Black River Falls Municipal Utility (BRFMU) Commission met for its regular meeting Monday, Nov. 27.      BRFMU general manager Casey Engebretson discussed water system improvements and doing a water system study so that BRFMU can support more customers.      “I got a call from Brad Chown a...
     The Jackson County (JC) Forestry and Parks Department met for its regular meeting Tuesday, Nov. 14.      Forestry and Parks administrator Jim Zahasky provided the forestry and parks committee with the forestry report.      “We’re working on roads that were washed out from the last rain event...
     The Jackson County (JC) Property Committee met for its regular meeting Tuesday, Nov. 14.      Rick Poff, facilities director, discussed building needs with the committee.      “We have not done a strategic plan for the county,” said Poff. “I know the controversy over the jail build and the...
     The Black River Falls Municipal Utility (BRFMU) Commission met for its regular meeting Monday, Oct. 30.      BRFMU general manager Casey Engebretson updated the commission on operations during the high-water event the previous week.      “We had the high-water event last week,” said...
     The Black River Falls School District (BRFSD) Board met for its regular meeting Monday, Oct. 16.      BRFSD Superintendent Dr. Shelly Severson spoke with the board about gifts and grants the BRFSD received.      “The Jackson County Little League donated their end-of-season stock for some...
     The Jackson County (JC) Forestry and Parks Department met for its regular meeting Tuesday, Oct. 10.      The forestry and parks committee discussed a delinquent logger with forestry and parks assistant administrator Dave Spaude.      “If you look at how many contracts we’re handling over the...
     The Black River Falls Municipal Utility (BRFMU) Commission met for its regular meeting Monday, Sept. 25.      BRFMU general manager Casey Engebretson and office manager Julie Babcock discussed with the commission the 2024 budgets for the electric, sewer and water departments.      “I asked...
The Black River Falls (BRF) School District held homecoming Friday, Sept. 22. During the celebration of homecoming, students from the high school attended an assembly that named the 2023 homecoming queen and king. Kaylee Youngthunder and Wyatt Madvig were crowned queen and king. During the assembly...
On March 31, 1882, the Village of Taylor saw flames when the depot burned to the ground. It was said that barrels of lime went ablaze after snow thawed on top. An estimated cost of $75 to $100 worth of goods were destroyed. Nothing was saved.  According to information provided by the Black River...

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