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Red Creek and BT Elementary two of those recipients      Wisconsin students will receive additional academic support and youth development opportunities during out-of-school time hours following the award of five-year grants announced by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI).     ...
Melrose Rod and Gun Club held the Melrose Corn Broil Saturday, Aug. 12.      During the broil, you could watch and enjoy many events. One event many watched was shooting in the range during the 100-bird shoot on the grounds.       Another event was the AMVETS Post 1776 corn hole tournament. Many...
Back in June, The Black River Falls (BRF) City Council met and discussed concerns brought forward from Parks and Recreation director Chad Duerkop in regard to the Hoffman Aquatic Center in BRF.      During that meeting, Duerkop shared that while prepping for the 2023 swimming summer season at the...
     The Jackson County (JC) Forestry and Parks Department met for its regular meeting Tuesday, Aug. 8.      The forestry and parks committee discussed a potential bike trail up to Lake Wazee. Local residents Jim Hoffman and Dawn Jacobson attended the meeting to present the details.      “My name...
     The Jackson County (JC) Forestry and Parks Department met for its regular meeting Tuesday, Aug. 8.      Forestry and parks manager Jeremy Breheim presented the committee with information about how other counties go about smoking at county parks. At the previous regular meeting, he was asked to...
     The Black River Falls Municipal Utility (BRFMU) Commission met for its regular meeting Monday, July 31.      Kevin LaValley, electric operations/power production, updated the commission on the utility crew’s work after the recent severe storms in the area.      “Casey and I were called in at...
     The Black River Falls School District (BRFSD) Board met for its regular meeting Monday, July 17.      The board discussed the latest employment recommendations. The recommended hires include a special education aide at Red Creek Elementary, a first-grade teacher, a kindergarten teacher, a...
     The Jackson County (JC) Forestry and Parks Department met for its regular meeting Tuesday, July 11.      Forestry and parks department office manager Ashley Stetzer provided the forestry and parks committee with the parks report.      “We’ve had a really busy summer because of the warm weather...
     The Black River Falls Municipal Utility (BRFMU) Commission met for its regular meeting Monday, June 26.      BRFMU general manager Casey Engebretson provided the commission with a perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) update.      “We did receive our Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...
     The Black River Falls School District (BRFSD) Board met for its regular meeting Monday, June 19.      Red Creek Elementary principal Brandon Jahr provided the board with the 2022-2023 Achievement Gap Reduction (AGR) report.      “The AGR is state aid for low-income school districts,” said Jahr...

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