Colfax

Colfax Health and Rehab – 7-11-2018

News for the week of July 1st to July 7th: The sunflowers that are planted around the nursing home are growing fast with the help of the hot and humid weather and the rain we have had. We are anxiously awaiting the beauty of their blossoms.

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CMBRG recycles 34 pounds of plastic bottles during Colfax Free Fair

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  How many thin, plastic, single-use water bottles does it take to make a pound? Marge Hernandez, treasurer of the Colfax Municipal Building Restoration Group, does not know, either. What Hernandez does know is that after getting recycling containers from Dunn County Solid Waste & Recycling, which she set out…

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Colfax resident charged with possession of heroin, methamphetamine and maintaining a drug trafficking place

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  A 19-year-old Colfax woman has been charged with five felony counts of burglary, possession of heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana, and maintaining a drug trafficking place along with misdemeanor counts of possessing drug paraphernalia and an illegally obtained prescription. Alexis E. Price, 715 Johnson-Olson Street, made an initial appearance in…

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Colfax Health and Rehab – 7-4-2018

News for the week of June 17th to 23rd: We took advantage of the beautiful weather on Monday to grill some flip flop chicken. Residents gathered in the gazebo to watch (and smell) the chicken cooking.  Many reminisced about their favorite summer time foods that they prepared for family gatherings.

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Dunn County residents desperate for more broadband access

By LeAnn R. Ralph TOWN OF STANTON   —  Although some parts of Dunn County have very good Internet access, progress is slow in other parts of the county, and residents would like to see much more improvement. State Representative Rob Stafsholt, 29th Assembly District, and Angie Dickinson, the state director of broadband for the…

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Colfax will now charge full cost of street repair to homeowners

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  If a residence in the Village of Colfax has problems with sewer or water utilities that require the street to be dug up, homeowners will now pay the full cost of repairing the street. The Colfax Village Board approved billing back the entire cost of street repair and resurfacing…

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Colfax approves denying request from Colfax Railroad Museum

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  The Colfax Railroad Museum has the engines, the cars, the track, the ties, and a grant from the Community Foundation of Dunn County for the installation, but the future of a miniature train ride attraction in Colfax is now in doubt. Based on the recommendation of the Colfax Plan…

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