Read about the individual highlights from our service timelines:



  • Capital campaign begins
  • Construction begins with $2,132,400 in funding from three sources:
    • A grant of federal funds from the Hill Burton Program
    • A bond from the city of Black River Falls
    • Donations from more than 2,000 local citizens (hospital employees donated over $17,000)
  • Black River Memorial Hospital opens.
  • Grand opening held to celebrate $23,000,000 construction project.
  • Nortman House purchased to house medical students.
  • interior of B-Home Wellness and Medical Supplies B-Home Services & Supplies opens at 311 County Road A, to house our services and supplies for the home, including hospice, homecare, palliative care, and a store that sells home medical equipment.
  • Medical Records and Financial Services building built on 8th Street to help patients with records and billing questions and to make room for additional patient services to be added at the main campus on Adams Street.
  • a group of Black River Memorial Hospital employees stand with shovels and hard hats BRMH's 50th anniversary. A ground-breaking is held in July for a $14.3 million expansion. Physical medicine and rehabilitation, surgical services, urgent care, lobby, nutrition services, and a clinic will improve access to care for our community.
  • BRMH purchases 17.31 acres on County Highway A as part of a long-term facility plan allowing for expansion opportunities.
  • Continuation of various phases of construction that began in 2018.
  • Black River Healthcare Clinic Completed construction project and opened Black River Healthcare Clinic.