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  1. Black River Falls homicide case heading to trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | WKBT

    It was bound over for trial based on evidence presented by Jackson County District Attorney, Gerald R. Fox. Cook is being charged with 1st Degree Intentional Homicide of 30 year old Jacinda Muir.

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  2. Black River Falls fugitive spotted in Sawyer CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | WKBT

    A Jackson County fugitive, who escaped from a correctional camp in Black River Falls Aug. 2, has been spotted in Sawyer County, according to authorities. Police now believe 20- year- old Kaeden Timothy James Dumholt invaded a Sawyer County home Thursday.

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  3. Man arrested after high speed chase near Black River FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | WKBT

    The chase started after a Jackson County Sheriff's deputy attempted to stop Decorah for a suspended traffic violation in the city of Black River Falls. Decorah ran from his vehicle into a residential area.

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  4. Man released from Jackson Co. jail in auto theft case, steals another carRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | WKBT

    A New York man is back in the Jackson Co. jail, less than 24 hours after he was released for the same crime.

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  5. Toddler drowns in above-ground poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | WKBT

    Pierce County sheriff's authorities say the family of Ellory Feona Ennenga was visiting friends at a home near River Falls when the accident happened Sunday. Witnesses say the girl was playing with her two siblings and three other children when she wandered away.

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  6. Jackson County Cold Case Victim ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | WKBT

    The female victim in a Jackson County cold case from 1990 now has a name. Jackson County Sheriff Duane Waldera announced today the murdered woman name is Julia Baez.

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  7. Man breaks hip in Black River Falls pedestrian hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | WKBT

    A 65-year-old man broke his hip after being struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of the Dollar General Store in Black River Falls Sunday afternoon. The Black River Falls Police Department is asking for the public's help finding the driver of the vehicle who struck the man and then left the parking lot.

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  8. Top local football talent heads to Oshkosh for the WFCA All-Star GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 | WKBT

    The fun begins Monday morning in Oshkosh as the state's top outbound high school football players prepare for the 2015 WFCA All-Star Game. A week of two-a-days followed by a banquet dinner Friday night lead into the annual all-star Saturday at Titan Stadium.

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

    Jun 15, 2015 | 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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