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Colfax Health and Rehab – 1-16-2019

News for the week of January 6th – 12th  With the holidays behind us, we spent Monday morning “undecorating” the Big Yellow House. With everyone lending a hand, it made for a quick work. As always, it is sad to see the beautiful decorations be boxed up and put away. The afternoon found another visit…

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Colfax Messenger 2018: A year in review … July, August and September

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  Week in and week out, since April of 1897, the Colfax Messenger has delivered local news, local features and local sports. And, as an added benefit, the newspaper archives will be around one hundred years from now when your future family members are working on their genealogy projects. Here…

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Ottinger wins Colfax Messenger Bowl Bash Contest

The winners of the Colfax Messenger’s 11th annual College Bowl Bash contest have been announced. Scott Ottinger of Colfax took first place after winning the tie breaker against runner-up Kathy Halpin, also of Colfax. Both correctly picked 13 of the 22 bowl winners. Scott will receive $25 for first and Kathy was awarded $15 for…

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Travel Edition of Truth Be Told – Krista Ottinger: From Colfax to Purgatory Flats

COLFAX  —  Five storytellers shared their experiences during the “Travel Edition of Truth Be Told” at the Colfax Municipal Building Auditorium December 30. The storytellers — “real stories told by real people” — included Gary Stene, longtime Colfax resident and currently serving as village president; Lisa Bragg-Hurlburt, director of the Colfax Public Library; Tate Russell,…

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Former Colfax man arrested in connection with Menomonie homicide

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE  —  A former Colfax man, Richard W. Seehaver, has been arrested in connection with the death in Menomonie of another former Colfax man, John M. Likeness, on Sunday, December 30. According to a news release, at around 3:15 p.m. December 30, the Menomonie Police Department responded to a 911 call…

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