WWIS Header
Log in
updated 10:16 PM UTC, Jan 17, 2020

School Closings, Delays & Cancellations

These are for: Friday, January 17, 2020


Schools DELAYED Two-Hours:

Other Cancellations:
APTIV - after school programming for our Youth at the Black River Falls cancelled
Black River Child Care Center and Black River Child Care After School Program will both close at 4:00 pm today.
Boys & Girls Club of BRF - CLOSED
Girls Basketball game at Blair-Taylor tonight vs. CFC has been cancelled and moved to Feb 13th.
Basketball games for Saturday for Blair-Taylor Boys and Girls at Brookwood has been postponed.


Officer-Involved Shooting Leaves 1 Dea…

January 17, 2020 by Wheeler

Wausau police say a man is dead after an officer-involved shooting Thursday on the city’s north side.

Read more

Winter Weather Advisory Posted For Wee…

January 17, 2020 by Wheeler

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Wisconsin this weekend.

Read more

UPDATE—Medical Examine IDs Man Found D…

January 17, 2020 by Wheeler

The Dane County Medical Examiner has identified the 26-year-old man found dead in Blue Mounds Wednesday.

Read more

Evan D. Summerfield

  • Written by Mary Gerdes
  • Published in Obituaries

Evan D. Summerfield, 89, a devoted husband of 67 years, wonderful father, fun-loving grandfather and very proud great-grandfather, was called to a heavenly farm for eternal life on August 12, 2019 surrounded by family at the Morrow Home in Sparta, WI.


A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at St. John the Baptist Church Catholic Church, 504 Enderby St, Wilton, Wisconsin with Father John Ofori-Domah officiating. Visitation for Evan will be on Saturday at the church from 9:00 A.M. until the time of the service. Inurnment will be held at St. John’s Wilton Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, memorials can be given to St. John’s Baptist Church in Wilton, and/or Morrow Home in Sparta in Evan’s Name.


The Smith-Nelson Funeral Home, Wilton is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be offered at www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com .



Black River Falls

Partly Cloudy

Humidity: 61%

Wind: 18 mph

  • 03 Jan 2019 39°F 8°F
  • 04 Jan 2019 37°F 26°F