Colfax

Colfax Health and Rehab – 1-15-2020

News for the week of January 5 – 11 On Monday morning, the Craft Group met in the Square and got busy pinning more of their ever-popular bowl cozies!  It is always fun to see the fun projects the group is up to!  Later in the morning, residents gathered on Willow to cut out pictures…

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5 Dunn County Board seats have no candidates for April election

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE — Five Dunn County Board positions have no candidates for the April 7 election while the other districts have one candidate each. Nomination papers for the Dunn County Board election were due January 7. According to information posted on the Dunn County clerk’s website, the following districts do not have…

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5 candidates on ballot for 3 positions on Colfax school board

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  — Five candidates will be on the ballot in the April 7 spring election for three positions on the Colfax Board of Education. The three incumbents on the school board are Ken Bjork, Jodi Kiekhafer and Christie Hill. The incumbents will be joined on the ballot by Jaclyn Ackerlund and…

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Young rider takes fast track at CVTC

EAU CLAIRE, WI – With the help of Chippewa Valley Technical College’s Adult Education Services, McKayla Hohmann essentially finished high school in five days. She managed to squeeze it in during a visit back to her home area in Wisconsin. The 18-year-old with roots in Colfax and Osseo is working for a former Olympian and…

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Knutsons wins Bowl Bash Contest

The winners of the Colfax Messenger’s 12th annual College Bowl Bash contest both come from the same household. Julie and Keith Knutson of Colfax were the top two winners in this year’s contest. Julie took first place after she correctly picked 19 of the 22 bowl winners. Keith came in second after winning the tie-breaker…

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Barbershop singers hold annual awards/installation banquet

The Dunn County Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society presented special awards and installed the 2020 Officers and Board Members on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at the Craig and Pauline Schultz’s residence in Menomonie. Nelson was recognized for his leadership and outstanding contri-bution to the Chapter throughout the year. Installing the 2020 Chapter Officers was…

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Dunn County Farm Bureau offers scholarships to high school seniors

Dunn County Farm Bureau will be granting up to four (4) $250.00 scholarships for high school seniors graduating in 2020.  This scholarship is open to all students with preference given to students from Dunn County Farm Bureau families. This scholarship will be based on the student’s past school and community activities. Scholarship recipients will be…

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