Out of the Past – 6-10-2015
10 years ago
June 8, 2005
Christianne Regner of Abbotsford and Jeremy Paul of Colfax were married May 28 at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Abbotsford.
After tying Prescott for the Large Dunn-St. Croix Conference championship, the Colfax baseball team lost to that same Cardinal team 6-4 in the semi-finals of the Division II regional tournament. Josh Mousel was named the MVP for the Vikings by his teammates for the year.
Hayley Suckow of Elk Mound placed fourth in the pole vault, seventh in the 400 m dash and eighth in the 200 m dash at the state track and field meet.
25 years ago
June 14, 1990
A 100th birthday celebration for Tilla Nysted is planned June 15 at the Area Nursing Home in Colfax.
Roald and Irene Ovren will observe their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house at Big Elk Creek Lutheran Church June 24.
Missy Klukas, Leah Frogner, Caia Johnson and Chrystal Thomas are candidates for the Colfax Fair queen.
A man convicted of murdering former Colfax resident Frances Maves in Las Vegas was put to death as punishment June 3.
35 years ago
June 19, 1980
A son, Nathan Jon, was born June 5 to Jon and Connie Haugle of Colfax at Luther Hospital, Eau Claire.
Lisa Marie Novotny of Eau Claire and Mark Steven Flaten of Colfax were married May 31 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Eau Claire.
Elk Mound fought a hard battle but lost 7-5 in the Class C state baseball tournament semi-final game to Flambeau. Scot Miller fanned 12 batters but took his first loss of the season as the Mounders finished 16-2 for the year.
50 years ago
June 17, 1965
Miss Carol Barstad became the bride of John W. Benish June 5 at Colfax Lutheran Church. Both are from Colfax.
Warren Harold Puhl of Colfax and Muriel Edith Kieser of Abbotsford were married June 5 at Christ Lutheran Church in Abbotsford.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Teppen, a girl named Mary Beth on June 5 in Port Washington, Wis.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Hernandez at Miller Hospital, St. Paul, a girl on June 12.
65 years ago
June 8, 1950
The installation service for Rev. T.M. Boe at Colfax Lutheran Church was attended by a large crowd of over 300 people last Sunday.
Colfax High finished their baseball season with a record of 5-4 after a win over Chippewa Falls McDonell 6-2. Colfax’s ace hurler Clyde “Satch” Prince pitched brilliant ball all season and was also named Batting Champion for the team, hitting at a .364 clip.
Brother and sister Orion and Elizabeth Felland of Colfax both graduated from Augsburg College in Minneapolis June 2.
100 years ago
June 18, 1915
A suggestion was made to start a fund to provide swings and other amusement for children in the I.S.W.A. Park which will certainly prove a most beneficial move for the good of the little folks.
Mrs. P.P Ellis, sister of the editor of this paper, died at her home at age 68 in Bloomer June 14 after a prolonged struggle with stomach trouble.
The strong Boyceville team of base ball tossers came here last Sunday and met the locals but were not able to cope with them, so the final score stood Colfax 11 to Boyceville 0.