WWIS Header
Log in
updated 2:52 PM UTC, Jul 4, 2015
Prev Next

Monday's Crash Drivers' Names Released

July 4, 2015 by Tony Hart

The Jackson County Sheriff's Department released the names of the drivers involved in Monday's head-on crash on US Highway 12/27...

Read more

MN Teenagers in Eau Claire Crash

July 4, 2015 by Tony Hart

Three teenagers from Minnesota...a 16 year from Robbinsdale and a 15 and 16 year-old from Plymouth...were involved in an I-94...

Read more

Amendment Expects Changes in WI Budget

July 4, 2015 by Wheeler News

Governor Scott Walker's office says he will work with lawmakers to make changes to a controversial budget amendment.

Read more
Black River Falls, WI weather

Murray of Melrose Crowned Miss Jackson County

  • Written by Tony Hart
  • Published in WWIS

 (7/30/13) There's a Miss Jackson County today.

Listen to the story here:

{enclose MissJC2013.mp3}

Transcript below:

(Audio-Hello Mary Lou)

Four Guys and a Pitch Pipe, a Black River Falls High School Barbershop group,  entertained the crowd during last night's Miss Jackson County Queen coronation at the Milt Lunda Memorial Arena.  Current Miss Jackson County, Zayta Thundercloud presented her court and program coordinators with Native American Blankets decorated with artistic and meaningful Native American art as a good-bye gift.  Then, Thundercloud made the evening's much anticipated announcement.

Thundercloud, "Your 2013-2014 Miss Jackson County is very deserving of her title.  It's Megan Murray!"

Murray is the daughter of Paul and Michelle from Melrose.  Mikayla Simmons of Alma Center is the new First Attendant, Emily Stewart of Black River Falls received the Second Attendant title, and Samantha Pearse of Melrose was voted Miss Congeniality by her peers.  The new Miss Jackson County was very excited about her new job

Murray, "Well, I hope to learn a lot more about Jackson County as well as make new friendships and a lot of experiences."

Murray feels her personality earned her the title.

Murray, "I feel that I have a personality that I can talk to people and I'm open to anything.  So, I feel that's what got me here."

The new Miss Jackson County and her court begin work right away, today, at the Jackson County Fair. Incidentally, Danielle Castle announced, last night, she is stepping down from her program co-coordinator position to focus on her family and careers goals.  Bethany Berndt will continue as Miss Jackson County Program coordinator.

~Tony Hart, WWIS News

 

 

70°F

Black River Falls

Fair

Humidity: 80%

Wind: 0 mph

  • 4 Jul 2015 83°F 58°F
  • 5 Jul 2015 87°F 67°F