Colfax

Stene files notification of non-candidacy for Colfax village president

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  Colfax Village President Gary Stene has filed notification of non-candidacy and will not be running for re-election in April. The filing deadline for notification of non-candidacy was 5 p.m. December 21. Along with Stene’s notification of non-candidacy, Lynn Niggemann, Colfax administrator-clerk-treasurer, also received a notification of non-candidacy by the…

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Colfax Messenger 2018: A year in review … January, February, March

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  Week in and week out, since April of 1897, the Colfax Messenger has delivered local news, local features and local sports. And, as an added benefit, the newspaper archives will be around one hundred years from now when your future family members are working on their genealogy projects. Here…

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Mayo Clinic Health System lists births

The following babies were born at Mayo Clinic Health System: Eau Claire • Afton and Daniel Sarauer, Elk Mound, son, Ethan Randall Sarauer, Dec. 15 • Rebecca Smith, Menomonie, daughter, Arabella Joy Smith, Dec. 12 Menomonie • Jeannette and Dan Garrity, Elk Mound, daughter, Scarlett Dawn Garrity, Dec. 18 • Taryn and Adam Carryl, Colfax,…

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Colfax Health and Rehab – 12-26-2018

News for the week of December 16th – 22nd:  The Christmas Spirit continues here at the Big Yellow House. We gathered to share some holiday fun on Monday afternoon. We played a game, Mrs. Right and Mr. Left. Presents were placed in the center of the table and to begin the person with the high number…

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Colfax Community Cares food pantry no longer doing food distribution

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  The Colfax Community Cares food pantry open once a month at the old nursing home building on High Street in Colfax will not be having further food distribution at this time. “This was a decision of the directors of the food pantry,” said Rev. Craig Conklin, pastor at Colfax…

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Colfax Board of Education approves safety plan

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  The Colfax Board of Education has approved a safety plan that is one of the requirements for receiving nearly $92,000 in school safety grants from the state Department of Justice. The Colfax school district has been using a safety plan and has been an active participant in the Dunn…

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