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Sawdust drying facility burns at Woods Run Forest Products

COLFAX — A sawdust drying facility at Woods Run Forest Products in Colfax was total loss after it caught on fire the evening of January 16. Although the building was still standing after the fire was put out, everything inside was destroyed, and the building was a total loss, said Colfax Fire Chief Don Logslett.…

DC judge increases bail to $500,000 for Seehaver and orders competency evaluation

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMNONIE — A Dunn County judge has increased the cash bail to $500,000 for former Colfax resident Richard Seehaver and has ordered a competency evaluation. Seehaver, 52, was scheduled for a preliminary hearing in Dunn County Circuit Court January 14. He is charged with first degree intentional homicide in the death…

Visit to Cadaver Lab gives Colfax High School students impactful experiences

Biology class members studied human anatomy, blood cells in Jarvis Hall MENOMONIE, WI — For 27 students from Colfax High School, it was a day in class unlike any other. Recently, the Advanced Biology class at Colfax High School took a field trip to nearby University of Wisconsin-Stout. At Colfax they are studying human anatomy…

Fire damages rural Glenwood City home

GLENWOOD CITY — A late night fire did considerable damage to a large two story rural Glenwood City home. The lone occupant of the home was Mike Knox who was awake to find is home filing with smoke. Mike called 911 and made his way out of the house. Mike’s parents, Tom and Judy Knox who…

Boyceville Fire District takes delivery of new fire engine

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