Colfax

Ron Fjelstad: “It was bad, but it could have been worse.”

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  — Ron Fjelstad, who was born and raised in Colfax, lost his father, Spencer, and his cousin, Lanny, in the June 4, 1958, F5 tornado that killed 12 people in Colfax. Fjelstad now lives in Hallie and works as a custodian for the Chippewa Falls school district. Every spring, he…

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Colfax school district recognizes 39 staff members

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  — The Colfax Board of Education recognized 39 staff members during the annual staff recognition banquet at Whitetail Golf Course May 30. About 160 people attended the event, including several previous retirees from the school district.

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Colfax Health and Rehab News – 6-6-2018

News for the week of May 27th to June 2nd:  We began the week with Dan the One Man Band in the East Dining Room on Sunday afternoon. Residents enjoyed listening to his music that brings us back in time to the 60’s and 70’s. Memorial Day found many visitors to the Big Yellow House.…

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Colfax to seek bids for repairs on River, High and University

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  — On the recommendation of the Colfax Village Board’s streets committee, the village board has approved advertising for bids on repair projects for River Street, High Street and University Avenue estimated to cost $36,000. The streets committee met prior to the village board meeting May 29 to discuss a variety…

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