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Colfax Police Department reports 45 calls for service in April

COLFAX  —  The Colfax Police Department received 45 calls for service in April, including 20 traffic stops and one arrest for Operating While Intoxicated (OWI). Here are the calls for service: • Assist other agency — 4 (traffic stop, felony arrest; fight in Sand Creek; assist human services; high-speed vehicle). • Trespass — 1 (refusing…

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Colfax High School Salutatorian: Taylor Meyer

COLFAX  —  Taylor Meyer, the salutatorian of the Colfax High School Class of 2019, is the daughter of Tim and Doris Meyer. Taylor plans to attend UW-Eau Claire this fall to pursue a degree in biology. Here is Taylor’s graduation speech from the 2019 commencement ceremony. Well, guys, it’s kind of hard to follow up…

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Colfax High School Valedictorian: Tate Russell

COLFAX  —  Tate Russell, the valedictorian of the Colfax High School Class of 2019, is the son of Kobi Shaw and Steve Russell. Tate plans to attend Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, this fall to study music composition and microbiology. Here is Tate’s graduation speech from the commencement ceremony the evening of May 17 at…

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CMBRG to meet June 9

The Colfax Municipal Building Restoration Group will meet Sunday, June 9, at 6 p.m. at the Grapevine Senior Center on Main Street in Colfax. Our booth at the Colfax Free Fair in the commercial building with our silent auction and raffle will be discussed.

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Colfax donates $1,000 toward fireworks for the Colfax Free Fair

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  The Colfax Free Fair will have only one 100th anniversary celebration, and that has prompted the Colfax Village Board to donate $1,000 toward the fireworks for the fair. “It is the 100th anniversary of the fair, after all,” commented Scott Gunnufson, village president, at the Colfax Village Board’s May…

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Colfax approves subdividing 211 Main Street

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  The Colfax Village Board has approved subdividing 211 Main Street to allow the adjoining landowner to purchase a portion of the lot. Ron Swartz, 207 Main Street, told the village board at the May 28 meeting he wanted more space to be able to park his camper. The owner…

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