Glenwood City, Boyceville celebrate Junior Proms

BOYCEVILLE held its 2017 Junior Prom last Saturday evening, April 29 in the gymnatorium. Rylie Andrews was crowned as the new queen while Cooper Boesl received the king’s crown. The entire 2017 Boyceville Junior Prom court is shown in the above photograph. From left to right: Brennan Wheeldon (Master of Ceremonies), Lauryn Dominick, Luke Knudtson,…

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Colfax holds Kindergarten graduation

ONE BY ONE — As their names were called one by one, kindergarten students at Colfax Elementary received their diplomas May 11 and then happily walked back to take their place in line again. — Photo by LeAnn R. Ralph

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Third graders visit Colfax Railroad Museum

RAILROAD MUSEUM— Scott Kingzett, tour guide at the Colfax Railroad Museum (far left), gave a tour to third graders from Colfax Elementary May 4 as part of their unit on Colfax. The students took pictures and wrote down interesting facts. After last year’s tour, the Colfax Municipal Building Restoration Group displayed the third grade pictures…

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Colfax Spring Music Concerts

MIDDLE SCHOOL CHOIR — The Colfax Middle School choir, under the direction of Carrie Christensen, performed a variety of songs during the spring concert April 25: Painless Opera (quotes from five famous operas by Mozart, Rossini, Bizet, Puccini, and Verdi); Sakura Matsuri (Cherry Blossom Festival); and Sing (recorded by Pentatonix). — Photo by LeAnn R.…

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Colfax, Elk Mound celebrate 2017 Proms

ELK MOUND PROM KING AND QUEEN — Seniors Rylan Maves and Kirsten Dutzle were crowned Elk Mound’s Prom King and Queen for 2017. The annual formal dance was held Saturday, April 29 in the high school gym. The duo were joined by freshman attendants Peyton Meyers and Kendall Nigon, sophomore attendants Isabel Hay, Dylan Hanson,…

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Annual Egg Drop at Kyle’s Market

SPECIAL VISITORS — The Eau Claire County SWAT Team parked their BearCat at Kyle’s Market in Colfax during the Easter egg drop April 22. The regional SWAT team includes the Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Department, the Wisconsin State Patrol, the Dunn County Sheriff’s Department, the Menomonie Police Department, the Fall Creek Police Department and the…

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Dunn County Barbershoppers presented their 48th Annual Harmony Show

KISSING A FROG — The Dunn 4 Quartet performed “Frog Kissin’” as part of the 48th Annual Harmony Show of the Dunn County Barbershoppers April 22 at the Colfax High School Martin Anderson Gymnasium. The show’s title was “Huckleberry Harmony!” From left: Barry Dietsche (tenor); Neil Segerstrom (lead); Jeff Bemis (bass); Phil Schector (baritone). —…

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