Wisconsin is recognized as one of the premier deer hunting states in the nation as Wisconsin is home to a thriving deer herd and Jackson County has earned the title "Deer Capital of Wisconsin" for it's large deer population and harvest over the years.
Jackson County has some of the most popular ATV trails in the Midwest. Over 100 miles of trails wind through the scenic Black River State Forest and Jackson County Forest. All trails are clearly marked. No "off-trail" riding is permitted in Jackson County.
The Karner Blue Butterfly Festival in Black River Falls, Wisconsin, celebrates the endangered Karner Blue butterfly, which is indigenous to the Black River Falls area. The festival is held annually on the 3rd Saturday in July.
10/20/2014 - 10/23/2014
10/21/2014 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Friends of the Library Information and Planning Meeting
Black River Falls City Attorney, Daniel Diehn, announces his candidacy for Jackson County Circuit Court Judge. Diehn is a graduate of Black River Falls High School, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and the Arizona State University College of Law.
Following his graduation from Law School, Diehn held a one year clerkship for the Honorable Edward C. Voss of the Arizona Court of Appeals. He returned to Black River Falls in 1996 and started his own law practice. Diehn has lived here ever since with his wife, Heather, and two daughters, Maddie and Bailey.
Diehn has served as Black River Falls City Attorney since being elected in 1999. In addition to his duties as City Attorney, Diehn has helped area residents with a wide range of legal issues. His practice has included family law and divorce, criminal defense, real estate, estate planning, and civil litigation. In 2008, Diehn was appointed as a Court Commissioner for Jackson County by the Honorable Gerald Laabs and was subsequently re-appointed by the Honorable Thomas E. Lister. In this role, he has exercised judicial authority to assist the Circuit Court Judge. In 2011, Diehn earned a Family Mediation Certificate through the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Diehn also serves on the Jackson County Courthouse Security Committee and the Steering Committee for the Jackson County Treatment Court. Diehn is also a former director of the Jackson County Teen Court Program.
Black River Falls officials will honor the legacy of former Mayor Lou Perry by naming a city hall conference room in his honor.
The city council last week gave the go-ahead to rename city hall’s small conference room the Lou Perry Conference Room to highlight the late mayor’s contributions to Black River Falls.
It’s an excellent idea,” said current Mayor Ron Danielson. deserves that for all the years he put in for the city.
Perry, the city’s longest serving mayor, died in late July at age 92....
The Black River Falls City Council is undergoing leadership changes after the recent resignations of two of its members.
Alderpersons Walt Pankowitz and Amber Hackman have stepped down from their positions because of moves out of their wards, and the council already has appointed Eric Erickson to fill Pankowitz’s seat.
I truly enjoyed it, and I’m going to miss it,” said Pankowitz, who has served in one of two Ward 2 seats since last April. only drawback to my move is that I have to leave (my position).
Hackman, who also was elected last April, submitted her resignation last week, and the city currently is soliciting applications for her Ward 1 position....