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Colfax Health and Rehab – 7-18-2018

News for the week of July 8th to the 14th:  Once again we took advantage of the beautiful weather on Monday to use our flip flop charcoal grills. Residents gathered in the gazebo to watch the chicken cook and smell the wonderful smoke coming from the grills.

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“The Stringsmiths” coming to Colfax July 22

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  After so many years of inactivity, the Colfax Municipal Building Auditorium appears to be making up for lost time. The next event at the auditorium, sponsored by the Colfax Municipal Building Restoration Group, will be The Stringsmiths (playing “Hand-forged Bluegrass”) at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 22.

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Colfax sells “old” water meters to Wheeler for $50 each

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  The Colfax Village Board has agreed to sell some of the water meters that were just taken out and replaced with the new “smart” residential water meters to the Village of Wheeler for $50 each. Some of the old meters are a few months old, and some of them…

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Colfax approves replacing ambulance transmission for $5,800

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  They say bad luck comes in threes. And for the Colfax Rescue Squad, that has certainly been the case. It all started about three months ago when Medic 8, the rescue squad’s newest ambulance, hit a deer, said Don Knutson, director of the Colfax Rescue Squad, at the Colfax…

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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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