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Multiple robbery attempts in Black River Falls



For the second time in two weeks, law enforcement officers were called to robbery attempts in the City of Black River Falls.

In the most recent incident, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Holiday Gas Station on Water Street around 11 p.m. Wednesday.

Two men entered the store and tried to steal money. Witnesses said they showed a handgun and a knife, and both suspects fled the scene on foot.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and Black River Falls Police Department are conducting a joint investigation into these incidents.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 715-284-5357.

Kaitlyn Riley’s passion for communications started on her family’s dairy farm in Gays Mills, Wis. Wanting to share agriculture’s story, she studied strategic communications and broadcast journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In college, she held officer positions with the Association of Women in Agriculture and Badger Dairy Club while volunteering as a news reporter for the college radio station. She also founded the university’s first agricultural radio talk show, AgChat. In her professional career, Kaitlyn has worked in radio, print and television news doing everything from covering local events to interviewing presidential candidates, and putting back on her barn boots to chat with farmers in the field. Today, Kaitlyn can be seen covering local stories that matter to you in the La Crosse area.

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