Elk Mound

Colfax Messenger 2018: A year in review … July, August and September

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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Ottinger wins Colfax Messenger Bowl Bash Contest

The winners of the Colfax Messenger’s 11th annual College Bowl Bash contest have been announced. Scott Ottinger of Colfax took first place after winning the tie breaker against runner-up Kathy Halpin, also of Colfax. Both correctly picked 13 of the 22 bowl winners. Scott will receive $25 for first and Kathy was awarded $15 for…

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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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Watch for your 2019 Dunn County Solid Waste Permit

The 2019 Dunn County Solid Waste Permits are in the process of being mailed to residents of participating municipalities over the next two weeks and should be received by December 31, 2018. Landlords/renters will need to contact the division at 715-232-4017 or swr@co.dunn.wi.us to request a permit for rentals. The Solid Waste & Recycling Division…

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Elk Mound approves 2019 budget of $707,860

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND  —  The Elk Mound Village Board has approved a budget of $707,860 for 2019 along with a local property tax levy of $301,203. The local property levy represents a 2.7 percent increase over the 2018 levy of $293,280, or about an $8,000 increase in the levy, according to the…

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Members of Dunn Energy Co-op form advocacy group

A group of Dunn Energy Cooperative member-owners have announced the formation of Move Dunn Energy Forward. MDEF is an advocacy group whose mission is to support the Dunn Energy Cooperative in strengthening its commitment to member-driven, cooperative principles and practices. The advocacy group was formed following the passage of three controversial bylaw amendments and a…

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