On March 26, 2019, the Hiring Committee for the City of Black River Falls named Greg Rush as the new Street Superintendent for the City Street Department.  Rush has been employed with the Black River Falls Street Department since 2000.  Greg served as the department’s mechanic for 10 years and as a general laborer for the past 8 years.  He is a lifelong resident of Black River Falls and has extensive knowledge of the city’s infrastructure as well as Street Department operational and capital improvement needs.  Rush has built good working relationships with local contractors, Jackson County, and has been involved with projects at the state level.   The City’s Hiring Committee received 5 applications and interviewed 3 candidates for the position.  Rush will begin his tenure as Street Superintendent for the City of Black River Falls Street Department on April 1, 2019.


Would you like to join our team? We are hiring full time and part time patrol officers and looking to establish an eligibility list! Please see below for the complete information.


The City of Black River Falls Police Department is now accepting applications to fill a full-time Patrol Officer vacancy. The department will also be filling available part-time Patrol Officer positions and building a 12-month eligibility list.

Responsibilities include working in partnership with the community to prevent crime, solve problems, and enhance the quality of life of citizens. Duties include patrol, enforcing laws, maintaining public peace, and protection of life and property.

The City of Black River Falls Police Department offers competitive wages and an excellent benefit package.

To apply, please submit a cover letter specifying preference for full-time and/or part-time position, a resume, and a completed copy of a DJ-LE-330.

Deadline for applying is 4:00 p.m. on April 26, 2019. Applications can be submitted to: Chief of Police, Black River Falls Police Department, 101 S. 2nd Street, Black River Falls, WI 54615.

The City of Black River Falls is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The Black River Falls Fire Department’s annual car show is set for Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Riverside Auto in Black River Falls, WI!

Come out and enjoy the incredible vehicles on display.

All proceeds go to support the Black River Falls Fire Department.


Have you completed the survey? The Black River Falls Public Library is conducting a Community Survey as part of their strategic planning process.

To guide planning they would like to learn more about what the community values about the library, including which services and programs people are using and what they would like to see from the library in the future. All responses are strictly confidential and will only be shared in summary format with the Library’s staff and Board.

The survey will be available through March 30 and should only take about 5-10 minutes to complete:…

If you have questions about this survey, please contact Tammy Peasley, Library Director, at 715-284-4112, Ext. 5 or Thank you in advance for your input!