Out of the Past – 10-9-2013
10 years ago
October 8, 2003
Elk Mound head football coach Dan Pedersen in his 30th year leading the Mounders, earned his 200th win with a 40-14 win over Glenwood City Oct. 3. Elk Mound now leads the conference with a 4-0 record.
Stacy Jo Schindler and Matthew W. Flatland, both of Colfax, were married Sept. 6 at New Hope Lutheran Church in Sand Creek.
Members of the Colfax dance team, Cale Trade and Tiffany Schlough were both invited to be on the All-America dance team after a tryout at a National Dance Association camp.
25 years ago
October 6, 1988
A son, Lance Norman, was born to Tim and Lynn Lauffer of Colfax Sept. 22.
Carol Retz and Richard Maukstad, both from Colfax were united in marriage Aug.27 at Colfax Lutheran Church.
In a Sept. 3 ceremony, Deanna Schindler of Colfax and Ronald Vahlenkamp of Bloomer were married at St. John’s Catholic Church, Cooks Valley.
Seven new teachers have begun their duties for the Colfax School District including Wesley Grambo, Cheryl Hopkins, Michael Gullickson, Bonnie Fetzek, Elizabeth Anderson, Linda Christopherson and Debbie Novak.
35 years ago
October 12, 1978
Named as Colfax High School Homecoming King and Queen were Brian Johnson and Tina Stovern.
Twins Jennifer Lee and Jordan Robert were born Oct. 4 at Bloomer Memorial Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. John Sarauer.
Chaplain (Colonel) Stuart E. Barstad, former Colfax resident, was installed as Air Force Chaplain in Peterson, Colorado last month.
50 years ago
October 10, 1963
A son, Jeffery Allen, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Larson Oct. 6 at Luther Hospital.
Jane Knudson and John Kragness were united in marriage Sept. 28 at the Colfax Rural Parsonage.
The Hudson Raiders downed the Colfax football team 20-0 to put a damper on the Homecoming festivities last week.
65 years ago
October 14, 1948
Military services were held at the Methodist Church here last week for the reburial of Pvt. James W. Frasl who was killed in action Dec. 23, 1943 near the Italian area of Casino.
Miss Barbara Klukas of Colfax and Alvin B. Peterson of Cooks Valley were married at the Lutheran parsonage Oct. 11.
Colfax won their Homecoming game 19-7 over Spring Valley as Vern Steinmetz scored on runs of one yard and 56 yards. Helen Stoffel was chosen Homecoming Queen earlier in the week.
100 years ago
October 24, 1913
Chapter 332 of the laws of 1913 requires that all sleighs and sleds be made to conform to the standard width of wagons. Narrow sleds cut up the roads and leave them in bad shape in the spring.
The recent cold wave froze the ground somewhat and caught several acres of potatoes in this locality still waiting for diggers.
The Men’s Club of Colfax opens with the first meeting of the year Nov. 3 at Rye’s hall with a program and lunch being presented. A hearty welcome will be extended to all, irrespective of creed and it is planned to include the ladies at another date.