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Colfax approves snowmobile alley access to Express Mart

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  The Colfax Village Board has approved an updated snowmobile ordinance and resolution for the village that includes allowing access through the alley from Railroad Avenue by Synergy Cooperative to Express Mart. Mike Buchner, president of the Colfax Sno-drifters, attended the Colfax Village Board’s February 11 meeting to give an…

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Colfax Village Board approves fund-raising letter for elevator project

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  The committee authorized by the village board to begin locating funds for the $700,000 Colfax Municipal Building elevator project has completed the task of writing a fund-raising letter. The Colfax Village Board approved the letter and also approved $200 in start-up funding for postage and other administrative costs, such…

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Colfax Health and Rehab News – 2-20-2019

News for the week of February 10th – 16th  We started out the snowy Monday with story time. To take everyone’s mind off the weather, Barb shared some knock, knock jokes much to everyone’s enjoyment. Later that morning we readied the Square for our Green Leaf Café. With checkered table cloths and menus in place the…

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CMBRG to meet Feb. 24

The February meeting of the Colfax Municipal Building Restoration Group will be Sunday, February 24, at 6 p.m. at the Grapevine Senior Center on Main Street in Colfax. Anyone interested in the work being done at the municipal building, or anyone interested in the events scheduled in the auditorium, is welcome to attend.

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Colfax PD reports 82 calls for service in January

COLFAX  —  The Colfax Police Department is reporting 82 calls for service in January, including 36 traffic stops and 14 parking citations. Here are the calls for service: • Assist other agency— 3 (male with a gun at the Menomonie Middle School; traffic accident; car vs. deer crash). • Disorderly — 3 (noise complaints x…

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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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