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  1. Two homicide cases in Black River Falls highlight drug problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | WKBT

    Two people were in Jackson County Court Monday for homicide charges in separate cases which were directly related to drug use. Cook admitted to stabbing Muir and stealing her meth at a dog park in Black River Falls back in May. 26-year-old Dreama Harvey also made her initial appearance in connection to the overdose death of 24-year-old Dustin Bahr.

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  2. Woman arrested in Black River Falls drug-related deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | WKBT

    Black River Falls police arrested a 26-year-old woman in connection to the drug-related death of Dustin Bahr. Dreama Harvey is accused of supplying Bahr with the heroin that contributed to his death.

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  3. Reckless driver arrested at Black River Falls WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | WKBT

    Black River Falls police arrested a 20-year-old man who was in possession of a loaded shotgun on Walmart's property. Police were called to the Walmart on State Highway 54 at about 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20 for a report of a man driving recklessly, almost striking people.

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  4. Fatal crash reported in Black River FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | WKBT

    A 63-year-old man was reported dead at the scene of a one vehicle crash in Black River Falls on Friday. Black River Falls Police Chief Patrick LaBarbera said the crash happened on 8th Street just south of Adams Street at about 4:20 p.m. on May 22. The initial report shows Paul Mickelson, of Black River Falls, was driving southbound on Eight Street when he veered off the roadway to the west.

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  5. Man charged in homicide case at Black River Falls Pet ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | WKBT

    A 23-year-old Neillsville man has been charged with first degree intentional homicide in the death of a 30-year-old woman at the Black River Falls Pet Park in the Town of Brockway. According to the criminal complaint, John B. Cook admitted to stabbing Jacinda Muir, of Black River Falls, on the morning of Sunday, May 17 after stealing a bag of meth from her and prodding her into the wooded area using his knife.

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  6. Suspicious death under investigation in Jackson Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | WKBT

    The Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin Department of Criminal Investigation, and the Wisconsin State Crime Lab are investigating a death. According to a press release, a 911 caller reported an unconscious, unresponsive person at an area in Black River Falls known as the Dog Park Sunday morning.

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  7. Department of Tourism says visitor spending up across stateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | WKBT

    For the first time in four years every county in Wisconsin reported an increase in visitor spending in 2014, the state's Department of Tourism announced Friday. Travelers contributed $18.5 billion to Wisconsin's economy last year, up 5.5 percent from the year before, according to a state tourism report released Friday.

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  8. Town of Holland appeals Badger Coulee Transmission Line decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | WKBT

    The Town of Holland filed an appeal challenging the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin decision to allow Xcel Energy and American Transmission Company to build the Badger Coulee Transmission Line. The 345-kilovolt high-voltage transmission line will connect to the CapX2020 line at the Briggs Road Substation in Holmen, travel north to Black River Falls, and follow the I-94 corridor to Madison.

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  9. Black River Falls vote to keep police force down to 3 absentee ballotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | WKBT

    On Tuesday residents decided to keep the department the way it is instead of dissolving the city's police force and contracting out other agencies to enforce city law. The approval won by just two votes.

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  10. Badger Coulee transmission line to cause business major landscape changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | WKBT

    It's expected to provide lower-cost power and more renewable energy to the region, but it will also be forcing property owners to make some landscape changes. Thursday's decision by the PSC was the verbal order.

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  11. Badger Coulee to cause business major landscape changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | WKBT

    It's expected to provide lower-cost power and more renewable energy to the region, but it will also be forcing property owners to make some landscape changes. Thursday's decision by the PSC was the verbal order.

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  12. Badger Coulee Transmission Line to travel through northern routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | WKBT

    The Wisconsin Public Service Commission voted Thursday to approve the Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project, selecting the northern route through the Town of Holland. The 345-kilovolt high-voltage transmission line will connect to the CapX2020 line at the Briggs Road Substation in Holmen, travel north to Black River Falls, and follow the I-94 corridor to Madison.

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  13. Black River Falls apartment fire causes $150,000 in damagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | WKBT

    Crews were called to the apartment fire at 125 Rye Bluff Road in the City of Black River Falls on February 28 at about 9:30 p.m. The fire was contained to the first floor area.

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  14. Fundraising goal met for memorial playground in River FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | WKBT

    A fundraising effort has reached its goal of collecting $550,000 to build a playground in memory of three western Wisconsin girls killed by their father in 2012. Groundbreaking for the Tri-Angels Playground is scheduled for June at Hoffman Park in River Falls.

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  15. River Falls man accused of trying to kill girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | WKBT

    Twenty-three-year-old Benjamin Force is being held on $100,000 bail in St. Croix County. He's charged with six felonies, including attempted first-degree intentional homicide and mayhem.

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  16. Crews fight Jackson County pole shed fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | WKBT

    No one was injured in a fire that appears to have destroyed a pole shed in the Township of Albion in Jackson County Monday night. When Black River Falls firefighters arrived at N5056 Cloverdale Road, heavy smoke and flames were showing from a 70' x 32' pole shed.

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  17. Wisconsin business owner says he's expanding in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | WKBT

    A Wisconsin business owner upset over enactment of a right-to-work law and other policies says he is expanding in Minnesota because the economic policies there are more conducive for his operation. James Hoffman, president of Hoffman Construction in Black River Falls, said Monday that he was accelerating plans to expand an office in Lakeville, Minnesota, that currently has two full-time employees.

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  18. Black River Falls police officer injured in arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | WKBT

    A Black River Falls police officer was injured while arresting a man who refused to leave the Hardees Restaurant at 605 Water Street on Thursday night. Police said they were called to the restaurant at about 8 p.m. because 53-year-old Jimmie Dean Linville, of Baraboo, was refusing to leave the building and the restaurant was closing.

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  19. Authorities believe wood stove is to blame for fire in Black River FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | WKBT

    The Black River Falls Fire Department responded to the 300 block of East Third Street in the township of Brockway for a garage fire. When crews arrived, flames were showing from the back and the roof of an unattached garage.

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  20. Hot mix asphalt leaks from tanker on I-94 near Black River FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | WKBT

    A hot mix asphalt leaked from the tanker of a semi-tractor trailer, causing a lane closure on I-94 near Black River Falls on Friday morning. At about 5:30 a.m. the Wisconsin State Patrol was called to a disabled vehicle on the right shoulder of I-94 eastbound near Black River Falls.

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