Out of the Past – 7-3-2013
10 years ago – July 2, 2003
A son, Nathan Joe Schindler, was born June 15 to Paul and Della Schindler, Eau Claire.
Scott and Connie Ottinger of Colfax are the parents of a son, William Robert, born June 15 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chippewa Falls.
In recognition of his 20 years as a volunteer hunter safety instructor, Jim Nosker of Colfax was recently awarded a commemorative plaque by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
25 years ago – June 30, 1988
Sheryl Ann Cramer and Danny W. Maukstad were married June 4 at Calvary Baptist Church, Eau Claire.
Pamela Mattison and Peter Rudie were married July 12 at Tainter United Methodist Church, Colfax.
Laura Schryver and Brian Dehnhoff were united in marriage June 4 at Colfax Lutheran Church.
A daughter, Jenelle Marie, was born June 17 to Don and Judy Sarauer of Colfax.
247 applications were received for the two fourth grade teaching positions in the Colfax School District this fall.
35 years ago – July 6, 1978
A tornado tore through an area about four miles north of Colfax June 30, destroying barns, sheds and upending trees along with considerable damage to croplands. Several buildings on the Alfred Luer, Lewis Olson, Neal Bates, Hogan Knudson, Juel Knutson and Hans Jorgenson farms were destroyed.
Robert Ziebell was $800 richer after his name was chosen in a random drawing in the Southside Grocery Gold Rush contest.
Rhonda Kay Sikora and David James Adams were married June 24 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Cooks Valley.
50 years ago – July 4, 1963
A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Earl Gotliebson June 25 at Luther Hospital. She has been named Lisa Lynn.
Jacquelyn Marie Prince became the bride of Dennis Lee Oldenberg June 22 at St. Johns Catholic Church in Cooks Valley.
Airman Third Class Raymond Boughton of Colfax, is being reassigned to Gunter AFB, Ala following his graduation from the USAF technical training course for medical service specialists.
65 years ago – July 8, 1948
The Colfax Junior Legion base ball team won three out of five contests played last week. Clyde Prince, Dick Newman, Leo Pecore and Rolly Prince did all of the pitching while Vernon Steinmetz banged two homeruns, two triples and two doubles in a 34-5 win over New Auburn.
A bus will be at the Colfax Public School on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays to take swimmers to Lake Tainter for lessons.
Mary Andreasson of Elk Mound was brought to the office of Dr. O. M. Felland after the young lady suffered injuries when her arm became caught in a clothes wringer.
100 years ago – July 18, 1913
The local baseball team journeyed to North Menomonie last Sunday and met the Skidoos of that place, resulting in a score in favor of our boys 14 to 7. Will Stockland “held the slab” for our boys while Fosness did the twirling for the Skidoos.
Mr. Martin Gronseth and Miss Clara Martinson were married July 5 at the home of the bride’s parents in Trout Creek.
Harvest time is now here. $105 buys a new Deering Binder at the Colfax Store Company, if you take it crated. If you want us to set it up and start it, add $10.