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Flood Emergency Information

ATTENTION: FEMA officials are now in Vernon County.

SBA Closes Business Recovery Centers in Wisconsin In Dane, Juneau, Sauk and Vernon Counties




Filing to register with FEMA



Return Physical Property Damage applications to Small Business Administration(SBA)



Return Economic Injury applications

Definition: Economic Injury disaster loans are also available to provide disaster related working capital to small businesses and most private nonprofit organizations. These working capital loans may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable, and other bills that could have been paid had the disaster not occurred.

News Releases

$125,000 in Financial Assistance for Flood-Hit Communities in Central Wisconsin from FHLB

Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Vernon County

SBA Opens Business Recovery Center in Vernon County


IMMEDIATE Flood Relief Resources

WI Business Resources for Disaster Impacted Businesses

RESIDENT Resources – Post Disaster


Business Damage Estimate

Residential Damage Estimate


September 13, 2018

VA Approved Veteran Organizations

This link is a directory of VA approved Veteran Service Organizations. Please only use these service organizations as any others have not been verified and could possibly be scams. Should a service organization contact you wanting your information or donation please contact your County Veteran Service Office to inquire about the organization before you give them any of your personal information or money. You can visit for more information on Veteran’s benefits and disaster relief or contact your local County Veteran Service Office.

September 05, 2018

*Press Release* - Water Rescues in Vernon County

*Press Release* - Safety of Produce from Flooded Gardens

August 30, 2018

Hello Everyone,

This is Crystal with the Veterans Service Office to make you all aware if you are a member of the VFW or American Legion in good standing, to include auxiliary members, there is grant money available for disaster relief from both organizations. Applications can be picked up at your local American Legion, VFW posts or from our office. You may also open and print both applications provided by the links below. There is a time frame to get the applications in, so don’t wait!

American Legion Auxiliary Disaster Grant Form

American Legion Disaster Grant

VFW Disaster Relief

August 29, 2018

La Farge will remain without power for the time being.

The Kickapoo Valley Reserve Visitor Center is open for phone and mobile device charging, water restocking, and coffee.

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The American Red Cross has opened an emergency shelter at the Westby Gymnasium which includes Food Service.

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Monetary donations for the recent flood victims are now being accepted and may be left at or mailed to the Bethel Butikk, Westby, WI.

When making a donations, please designate the monies for flood relief.

Donations may be left at or mailed to:

Bethel Butikk
341 Black River Avenue
Westby, WI 54667

  • Road Closures/Construction - (Web Map)

  • Public Information Officer - 608-637-5292

  • Damage Assessment - 608-637-5294 or dial 211

  • Sheriff’s Department EOC - 608-637-5295

  • Emergency Management - 608-637-5266

  • Public Health - 608-637-5290

  • Highway & Public Works - 608-637-5217

Public Health Information

Well Information: Flooding and Transient Non-Community Systems