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Band catches two parades

Fall is synonymous with marching band because that is when many of the parades take place. The marching band always marches in two judged parades–the Cranfest parade in Warrens and the Oktoberfest parade in La Crosse. “My favorite parade is Oktoberfest. Everyone is just so happy to see you. The crowd is much more into it [the music]. People dance […]

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September 23 flood damages SAE projects, more

A deluge of rain water over two days drenched Black River Falls, residents of the Grove were forced to evacuate their homes. This is a example of nature’s true fury. The FFA’s part of the community garden was all under water, devastating crops. Pumpkins needed to be cut and dried early, a dead deer was found in the soybean fields […]

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9/29 Pep Club Meeting: Homecoming Overview

Homecoming week is over and the Pep Club can sit back and review the results of their planning and work–especially their focus on dress-up days. Nerd day gave many people the prime opportunity to show their inner geek. Taped glasses and plaid dominated the hallways on Tuesday. “[The dress up days] went well; a lot of people participated ” sophomore […]

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Churches and Elementary School Suffer Break-In

The Evangelical Lutheran Church, located at the corner of 5th and Harrison Streets in Black River Falls, was broken into on September 15. The ELC Lutheran church is run by pastors Eric and Ramie Bakken.  The Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELC) is the place of worship for many people throughout Black River Falls. The church offers choirs for every age group, […]

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Students Feel the Pressure of College Applications

College applications can be confusing and overwhelming to many underclassmen, but there are many people willing to help.  Many students, like junior Emily Rodenberg, don’t know much about college applications.  ”I only know that you fill them out to apply for the colleges you would like to go to,” said Rodenberg.  Guidance counselors are a useful resource when it comes […]

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Breaking the Block Schedule?

On September 21, the Curriculum and Instruction committee and principal Tom Chambers met to discuss possible schedule changes. “I think it went well; I presented the information that we have so far on different types of schedules, and they want to get some more information on that,” said Chambers. “We will be interviewing and talking with a number of schools […]

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Tigers Take a Tough Loss during Homecoming

Tigers Take a Tough Loss during Homecoming

The Homecoming game didn’t turn out that great for the Tigers last Friday. The game resulted in a loss to Arcadia 34-38. It was a cold night, but the Tigers kept fighting down to the last few seconds. With this loss, it puts the Tigers to an overall 4-2 record.   There were a lot of fans who came out […]

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Methodist Church Shelters Flood Victims

Methodist Church Shelters Flood Victims

In response to the flooding on Thursday, the American Red Cross sheltered a total of 20 people. Residents of the Grove Apartment Buildings and homes close to the rising river were asked to leave their homes for their safety. “We began evacuation[September 23] at about six or seven,” said volunteer Jane Ramey. Initially, the evacuation was voluntary and residents had […]

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Taking On A New Scene

Taking On A New Scene

Traveling across the world to an entirely new environment can be very new, frightening and overwhelming. However, four exchange students here at BRFHS have signed up just for that. For some of the exchange students it has been a long-held hope to come to the United States. “I basically always wanted to come [to the United States]. It was always […]

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Tennis Season Comes To A Close

The girls tennis team works to improve their record as they move into the end of their season. Thursday, September 16, the Lady Tigers traveled to West Salem to take on the Panthers in their final conference match. The Tigers won and improved their record to 2-5. The following Saturday, September 18,  the tennis team hosted the five-team conference meet […]

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