Colfax

“Quilt Review” at the Tapestry Trunk B&B November 23

COLFAX  —  Are you a quilt lover or a lover of quilting? A Quilt Review will be held at the Tapestry Trunk Bed and Breakfast from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, November 23, to coincide with the annual Merry Mixers Lefse and Craft Sale at the Grapevine Senior Center in Colfax. Special quilts, vintage…

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Colfax Health and Rehab – 11-20-2019

News for the Week of November 10-16:  Monday morning our craft group gathered in the Square.  Currently, we’re working on sewing soup bowl holders for our upcoming craft sale.  In the afternoon, residents lined up to get their nails painted.  A fresh manicure always lifts the spirits! Tuesday morning means cards flying with Al, Gus,…

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Colfax Health and Rehab News – 11-13-2019

News for the Week of November 3rd through November 9th:  Monday residents enjoyed bowling in the East dining room.  Lots of laughs, and strikes, were shared!  Monday afternoon found a group of residents gathering for our monthly Resident Council. We reviewed next month’s activities and menu and discussed future activities and meals that residents might…

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Colfax community Thanksgiving service will feature speaker who visited Native American reservation

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  — The Colfax community Thanksgiving service November 20 at Colfax Lutheran will feature Vicar Chuck Shingledecker, who will speak about some of his experiences at a Native American reservation this summer. Vicar Shingledecker is a student at Wartburg Theological Seminary and is a student pastor in the Colfax Rural Lutheran…

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Menomonie Optimists present dictionaries to Colfax third graders

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  — What do you think the chances would be that brand new dictionaries handed out to Colfax Elementary third graders would cause quite a lot of excitement? If you said the chances were good — you’d be right. Students in third grade classes at Colfax Elementary taught by Kirk Secraw,…

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Three generations of Bergesons run in Army Ten-Miler

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  Dale Bergeson has run in the Army Ten-Miler in Washington D.C. many times. In the Colfax Messenger 25 years ago, the November 10, 1994, edition reported that Bergeson was one of 13 Wisconsin Army National Guard members running in the tenth annual Army Ten-Miler race October 16 at the…

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Fire destroys home at 107 Viking Drive in Village of Colfax

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  — A fire reported Sunday evening in Colfax has destroyed a house located at 107 Viking Drive and has left several people injured. “The fire was called in at approximately eight o’clock last night [Sunday, November 10]. The caller reported the back of the house was on fire — the…

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