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Cub Scouts visit Colfax Board of Education

By LeAnn R. Ralph  COLFAX   —  When the Colfax Cub Scouts visited the Colfax Board of Education, they had some well-thought-out questions to ask.  One of the tasks that Cub Scouts can complete is to learn about community, said Amy Horchem, one of the parents accompanying the Cub Scouts to the Colfax Board of…

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Colfax business receives 50-year plaque

COLFAX — Ray’s Metal Works has received the Lennox Presidential Award for being a Lennox dealer for 50 years. Ray’s Metal works was established in 1968 by Ray Johnson as a heating business and became a Lennox dealership in 1971 for furnace and air conditioning products in a small shop that now houses Morgen’s Auto…

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Snow removal in Colfax: “They’re doing the best they can.”

By LeAnn R. Ralph  COLFAX — Once again, snow removal in the village was a topic of discussion for the Colfax Village Board. At the Colfax Village Board meeting two weeks ago, Susan LaNou, owner of Deluxe Beauty Salon on Main Street, had asked if there was a different way to plow snow so her…

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Barbershoper of the year award and officer installation banquet

The Dunn County Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society presented the “Barbershopper of the Year” award and installed the 2023 Officers and Board Members on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at the Pizza Ranch in Eau Claire. Don Hayden of Durand, was awarded the Dunn County Chapter “2022 Barbershopper of the Year” award for his recognition…

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UW-Stout’s Zuerlein recognized with December University Staff Employee Appreciation award

Menomonie, Wis. — Ann Zuerlein has received the University Staff Employee Appreciation award for December at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Zuerlein, from Colfax, is a food service assistant and has worked in University Dining Services for 25 years, including currently in the Blue Devil Market in the Memorial Student Center. The person nominating Zuerlein stated: “Ann…

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A Year in Review: 2022 top headlines from July, August and September

By LeAnn R. Ralph  COLFAX   —  The Colfax Messenger began publishing weekly in April of 1897 and is still publishing weekly 126 years later. Here are the top news stories from April, May and June of 2022. July 6, 2022 The Colfax Village Board reviewed a list of needed repairs to village-owned properties at…

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