Colfax

WestCAP starts 2021-22 Operation Back to School Drive

West Central Wisconsin Community Action Agency (West CAP) is pleased to announce that we will once again be providing kids with school supplies through our Operation Back to School program for the Menomonie, Elk Mound, Colfax, Boyceville, and Glenwood City School Districts. In 2019 we were able to give over 250 students entering pre-Kindergarten through…

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Colfax FFA hosting first annual Colfax Tractor Fest August 14

COLFAX – The Colfax FFA and FFA Alumni groups are planning the first annual Colfax Tractor Fest on Saturday, August 14 at the Colfax Fairgrounds. Daytime happenings will feature restored tractors, Made in Colfax vendors and artisans, and a raffle. Evening events will include a trivia contest and the band, The Thrillbillies. The band features…

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Colfax man who crashed into Wheeler gas station charged with 4th OWI

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE  — A 60-year-old Colfax man who drove his pick-up through the wall at the Bridge Stop in Wheeler has been charged with a fourth offense of Operating While Intoxicated (OWI). Charles E. Martin appeared in Dunn County Circuit Court before Judge Rod Smeltzer for an initial appearance July 14. Judge…

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Colfax adds “pandemic” section to emergency operations plan

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — A section on “pandemic/infectious emergency” has been added to the Village of Colfax’s emergency operations plan. The Colfax Village Board’s Public Safety Committee reviewed the section on “pandemic/infectious emergency,” along with sections on the outdoor warning siren and Dunn County’s Code Red program, which were already included in the…

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Colfax school board transfers $537,225 to capital improvements fund

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — The Colfax Board of Education has transferred $537,225 to Fund 46, the capital improvements fund. During the audit meeting held prior to the regular school board meeting July 12, the Board of Education learned that the school district had $539,225 more in revenue than expenditures as of June 30,…

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Colfax Board of Education receives comments on public comments policy

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — The Colfax Board of Education changed the public comment policy at the June meeting from five minutes per person to three minutes per person. Reducing the time for public comment to three minutes per person “is an attempt to silence the people who employ everyone at the school district,”…

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