Colfax

Rod Dicus receives D.A.R.E. plaque

  THANK YOU — Colfax and Elk Mound Superintendents Bill Yingst (left) and Eric Wright (right) presented Rod Dicus (center) with a plaque during halftime of the Elk Mound versus Colfax boys’ basketball game Monday evening, February 11 in Elk Mound. Dicus retired recently from the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office where he served as the…

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Boy Scout Troop 243 attends winter campout

With west-central Wisconsin covered under the heaviest blanket of snow that it’s had in several years, many people have tired of winter. Yet members of Boy Scout Troop 243 who attended the group’s Feb. 22-23 campout found much about the weather to enjoy. Temperatures were above zero, the snow was deep enough for snow caves…

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Colfax Girl’s Basketball Team wins Division 4 Regional Championship

THE COLFAX GIRLS’ BASKETBALL TEAM was all smiles after winning its third straight WIAA Division 4 regional championship at home Saturday afternoon, February 23 with an 84-59 win over Cameron. Colfax has won the regional title five out of the past seven seasons. The Vikings will advance to play St. Croix Falls in this Thursday…

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Colfax schools working on plan for making up snow days

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  So far, students in the Colfax school district have had eight snow days off from school for winter storms and below-zero temperatures caused by a polar vortex. At the time of the February 18 Colfax Board of Education meeting, there were seven snow days, but another winter storm on…

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