Out of the Past – 6-13-2013
10 years ago – June 18, 2003
Softball players named to the Dunn-St. Croix All Conference Large Division team from Colfax were Missy Sarauer and Carina Lenz, first team, Tracy Johnson, second team and Jessica Anderson, honorable mention.
First team Large D-SC All Conference softball players from Elk Mound include first team, Lea Cernocky, Kristi Gabay and Kyrah Beaulieu and honorable mention Julie McIntyre.
Small D-SC All Conference baseball players from Elk Mound were Brandon Powell and Matt Mousel, first team, Ben Sivertson, Jake Ausman and Ryan Schumacher, second team and Matt Weix and Scott Harrison, honorable mention.
Baseball players from Colfax chosen for the Large D-SC All Conference team were Kyle Sikora and Andy Lorenzen, second team and Trevor Knutson and Tony Berres, honorable mention.
A daughter, Georgia Rosemarie McManus was born June 1 to Stacy Clements and Matt McManus at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Chippewa Falls.
25 years ago – June 16, 1988
Colfax High School senior Aaron Wagner has been named a recipient of a four year, Type II Air Force ROTC scholarship.
1984 Elk Mound graduate Sgt. Kelly Ackerman has completed a U.S. Army primary leadership course.
On June 4, the 50th wedding anniversary of Abner and Olive Wigdahl was celebrated with their family.
A daughter, Chelsea Renae was born to Shari and Michael Christianson of Colfax June 11 at Luther Hospital.
35 years ago – June 22, 1978
William Beyrer of Colfax was awarded first place in the State proficiency competition for sheep production at the state FFA convention at Green Lake.
Congressman Al Baldus announced that the Village of Elk Mound has received approval for a $12,500 grant from the Bureau of Outdoor Recreation to be used to acquire 22 acres of land for a village park.
Daniel Myers, age 20 of Menomonie was killed early Sunday morning on a town road in the Township of Elk Mound.
50 years ago – June 20, 1963
A son, Brian Wayne, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Longdo May 31 at Luther Hospital.
Joyce Sunderlin became the bride of Clifford Foslid June 8 at Trinity Methodist Church in Menomonie.
En route from her home in Kenosha to Colfax where she planned on making her future home, Mrs. Harry Randall, Jr. age 27, passed away June 15 when she was struck by a passing car while she stood beside the Randall car on Interstate Hy. 90 near Lake Delton.
65 years ago – June 24, 1948
Ovidie Marie Evenson of Colfax and Amos Oliver Dyrud of Newfolden, Minn. were married June 15 at the Running Valley Lutheran Free Church.
Free coffee and doughnuts Friday afternoon will feature the opening of Curly’s Cafe being operated by Mr. and Mrs. Arent Isakson and son “Curly”. The cafe was formerly known as the Sundstrom Cafe.
A large crowd of interested farmers attended the field days at the Alf Lee and Joe Cramer farms where the group watched them put up hay and grass silage.
100 years ago – July 4, 1913
According to a new state law, applicants for a marriage license will have to swear before a notary public that neither of the parties have been divorced within one year from the time of the application. A document attested to by a notary must also be presented to the license clerk, showing that neither of the contracting parties is an epileptic, insane or idiotic.
The marriage of Miss Clara Jenson to Mr. Alfred Loftsgard took place June 30 at the bride’s parents home in Sinking Creek.
Wanted – 500 new subscribers to The Colfax Messenger this year. Liberal commission to “subscription getters.”