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Colfax rescinds swimming pool fence ordinance

By LeAnn R. Ralph  COLFAX  — The Colfax Village Board has rescinded the ordinance requiring village residents to build a fence around in-ground and above-ground swimming pools. An ordinance for fences around swimming pools is not needed, said William Anderson, Colfax Police Chief, at the Colfax Village Board’s May 9 meeting. If people have a…

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388 tons of recyclables collected by Colfax Solid Waste & Recycling in 2021

By LeAnn R. Ralph  COLFAX  — In the first year of operation, Colfax Solid Waste & Recycling collected 388.28 tons of state-mandated recyclable material. The per capita collection amounted to 71.93 pounds per person in the Colfax Responsible Unit, according to the report submitted to the state Department of Natural Resources that was included in…

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CRCPRA receives $3,500 Dunn Energy Operation Round Up grant for fishing pier

By LeAnn R. Ralph  COLFAX  — The Colfax Red Cedar Preserve and Recreation Area Management Committee has been notified of a $3,500 grant award from the Dunn Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Program for a handicapped-accessible fishing pier. The CRCPRA Management Committee “has been thrilled with the extensive public use of the Preserve. We have…

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