Out of the Past – 10-8-2014
10 years ago
October 6, 2004
Rachel Woolever and Joey Robertson were chosen as the 2004 Colfax High School Homecoming Queen and King.
Ann Sekelsky of Colfax and Jonathan Holm of Saxon were married Sept. 18 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Chippewa Falls.
Elk Mound secured a spot in the football playoffs with a 36-7 win over St. Croix Central to improve their conference record to 4-0 and 6-0 overall. Ryan Schumacher scored three times and intercepted two passes for the Mounders.
25 years ago
October 5, 1989
A son, Travis Alan Mcllquham was born Sept. 20 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Chippewa Falls, to Todd Mcllquham and Jean Michels.
Colfax seniors Maureen Brennan and Stacy Bjurquist have been named September First American Bank Achievement winners.
After a 38-0 drubbing of Pepin-Arkansaw, Elk Mound is now 6-0 in football action as quarterback W.J. Vincent connected for 11 of 12 passes for 210 yards and Jesse Zurbuchen returned an interception for a touchdown.
35 years ago
October 11, 1979
Tina Gehling and Dale Logslett, both of Colfax, were married Sept. 15 at St. John’s Catholic Church, Bloomer.
Julie Ann Loofboro of New Auburn and John Anthony Domagala of Colfax were united in marriage Sept. 21 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Barron.
Ken and Robbie Obermueller of Menomonie are the parents of a girl named Amanda Marie Sept. 22.
Glen Baaken and Tanya Bates were named 1979 Colfax High School Homecoming King and Queen. Colfax won the homecoming football game 37-13 over Plum City as Robbie Railton ran for five touchdowns and passed to Andy Schindler for another.
50 years ago
October 8, 1964
Born to Mr. and Mrs. John Whitney of New Richmond, a son, John Lloyd Sept. 18 at the New Richmond hospital.
A son named Craig Douglas was born to Mr. and Mrs. David Henderson of River Falls Oct. 3 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in that city.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dutter (nee LaKita Nabbefeld), a son at Luther Hospital Oct. 6.
A daughter, Lori Lynn, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Hagberg (nee Bonnie Schneck) Oct. 2 at Memorial Hospital in Menomonie.
Miss Janice Snyder of Wheeler and Donald Dahl of Menomonie were married Sept. 26th at St. Joseph’s Church in Menomonie.
65 years ago
October 6, 1949
Colfax rolled over Glenwood City in a Middle Border Conference game 38-7 on the running game of Follingstad, Donald Steinmetz and Curtis Close.
Ray Niblet of route 2, Elk Mound, was painfully and seriously injured at his home when his overall leg was caught in the power takeoff of his tractor as he was attempting to attach his mower.
Lutzen Bros. now has a new 2-row International corn picker to give you an A-1 corn picking job.
100 years ago
October 16, 1914
As a proof of the quantity of the building stone being taken from the Colfax sand stone quarries, one cannot fail to be convinced when they see the huge blocks being hauled into town to the yard. A monster specimen was 9 feet and 6 inches long, four feet and 3 inches wide, 2 feet and 10 inches thick and weighed 16,000 pounds.
The enrollment at the local high school is now forty five and new things this year are a Domestic Science course, a girls club and an indoor base ball team for the girls.