Elk Mound

Colfax Cards fo Thanks – 10-10-2012

We wish to thank everyone for all the support and kind words at the time of our mother’s death. Special thanks to Lynn Schneider for her generosity and support, Mark Johnson and Nataya Gunderson for all their help at the funeral, and Farmhouse Floral for the beautiful flowers. We appreciate all of you. THE FAMILY…

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Sand Creek Chatter – 10-10-2012

Brandon Westholm celebrated his 17th birthday with family and friends at the Chetek Lanes for a pizza and bowling party on Sat. Sept. 22 Then on Sept. 23. Brandon was accompanied by his parents, Doug and Becky Westholm, Derek, Benjamin and Danielle and friends Julie and Marissa Cyrus for a birthday dinner at Applebees in…

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Local resident wins free fuel from Cenex

One local resident has received a special thank you for his contributions to the community. Mark Traun of Menomonie, Wis., was selected to receive free fuel from Tanks of Thanks™, a new program that rewards people who do good deeds to help make their community just a little bit better.

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Who is my legislator?

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — With the redistricting of Wisconsin’s legislative districts last year, you may be wondering if your state Senate district or state Assembly district has changed.

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Elk Mound Lions Club Park vandalized

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND — Sometimes you just have to wonder what goes through people’s minds … On the evening of September 29 or in the early-morning hours of September 30, vandals removed light bulbs at the Elk Mound Lions Club Park and then proceeded to break them on the playground equipment.

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Reminder: Keep political signs off highway right-of-way

With a host of national, state and local elections set for this fall, campaign signs are an increasingly common sight. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is reminding candidates, campaign workers and the general public that state law prohibits the placement of any type of sign – including political, commercial or garage sale signs –…

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