Colfax

Colfax library board reviews $149,803 budget for 2021

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — The Colfax Public Library Board has reviewed a proposed budget of $149,803 for 2021, representing an increase of $7,246 over the 2020 budget. Revenues for the 2021 budget include a subsidy of $82,500 from Dunn County, representing an increase of $13,954.54 over the 2020 subsidy. Dunn County subsidizes the…

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Colfax Lutheran “Wells for Malawi” campaign closes with $8,680 raised to dig new wells

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — Since March of 2018, the Colfax Lutheran “Wells for Malawi” campaign has raised $8,680. Colfax Lutheran member Marge Hernandez, who has served as the fund-raising chairperson, said the campaign officially ended this month. The fund-raising campaign was originally scheduled to conclude April 1, but after the COVID-19 pandemic closed…

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Joint Review Board: Colfax’s TID 3 and 4 “in very good shape”

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — The Village of Colfax’s Tax Increment Finance Districts 3 and 4 “are in very good shape” and are fulfilling their intended purpose of supporting development in the village. TID 3 is able to repay three different debts, with $120,000 payments per year, by receiving revenue from TID 4, and…

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Colfax rezones 107 Dunn Street for proposed affordable housing complex

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — The Colfax Village Board has approved rezoning 107 Dunn Street from agriculture to Residential-5 for a proposed affordable housing apartment complex. The Colfax Plan Commission recommended the rezone at a meeting last week for the 32-unit apartment complex that would be operational in 2023 if all goes according to…

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Colfax woman charged with six drug-related felonies pleads “not guilty”

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX —  A 25-year-old Colfax woman charged with six drug-related felonies has pleaded not guilty in Dunn County Circuit Court. Cassandra P. Davis appeared with her attorney, Roger Hillestad, before Judge Rod Smeltzer for an arraignment hearing November 2. Davis is charged with felony counts of possessing methamphetamine with intent to…

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