Elk Mound

LTE – United States Postal Service – 2-20-2019

Dear Editor, Now that Polar Vortex Jayden has moved on and we are headed for a brief warm up, we need our customers’ help. Postal carriers have suffered serious injuries related to slips, trips and falls due to icy and snow covered walkways and porch steps. Preventing a slip or bad fall can be as…

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Former Messenger and Tribune reporter recovering from massive stroke

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  As many readers may already be aware, Cara Dempski, the former sports, feature and news reporter for the Colfax Messenger and the Glenwood City Tribune Press Reporter, suffered a massive stroke in December. Cara left the Messenger and the Tribune to take a job with two newspapers in the…

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Elk Mound school district to conduct facilities assessments

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND  —  The Elk Mound school district is planning to conduct facilities assessments concerning the deferred maintenance needs of the district. The Elk Mound Board of Education learned at the January 21 meeting that a representative for SDS Architects is planning to attend the school board’s February meeting. SDS Architects…

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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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