Colfax

Three veteran teachers retiring from Colfax school district

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — Three veteran teachers, each with more than 30 years of service, will be retiring from the Colfax school district at the end of the school year: Linda Bilodeau, Deb Larson and Mark Mosey. The Colfax Board of Education approved their requests to retire at the February 15 meeting. Bilodeau,…

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Colfax borrows $120,000 for Dunn Street project

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — The Colfax Village Board has approved borrowing $120,000 for the Dunn Street project to make the final expenditure for Tax Increment Finance District 4 by the February 22 deadline. The original plan was to borrow $100,000 on an interim basis for the Dunn Street project, but recent interest in…

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Colfax adds Dunn Street to scope of services for $9,000

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — The Colfax Village Board has approved adding Dunn Street to the scope of services agreement with Ayres Associates that already covers Riverview Avenue and High Street for an additional $9,000. Dunn Street can be added to the agreement as an amendment in the design and bidding phase and the…

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Red Cedar River bank repair in Colfax could cost $30,000

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — Repairing the Red Cedar River bank just below Riverview Avenue in Colfax where the storm sewer outlet has eroded the bank could cost as much as $30,000. There’s a large scour hole on the bank, and the storm sewer pipe has broken off, said Gareth Shambeau of Ayres Associates…

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