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Colfax Health and Rehab News – 9-18-2019

News for the week of September 8th – 14th:  Sunday we started our week at the Big Yellow House celebrating Grandparents Day! We served muffins and coffee while making toilet paper pumpkins. It was a great day celebrating and gathering families together. Monday was Green Leaf Café where the residents are able to pick out diner…

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Dunn County Democrats to meet Sept. 25

Dunn County Democrats monthly meeting — all are welcome! Wednesday September 25 at the Menomonie Public Library, 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie, WI 54751 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm Our speakers will be the Environmental Caucus of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin

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New students at can apply at UW-Stout for free the week of Oct. 20-26

MENOMONIE — Students who are interested in attending University of Wisconsin-Stout in the fall of 2020 should mark Sunday, Oct. 20, through Saturday, Oct. 26, on their calendars. That week the university’s regular college application fee of $50 will be waived, and it will be free to apply to UW-Stout. The free application week applies…

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Denmark Dairy hosts Farm City Day

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  — Karl Kragness comes from a long line of dairy farmers — four generations of dairy farmers, in fact. The Kragness family’s history in dairy farming is one of the reasons Karl Kragness, co-owner of Denmark Dairy south of Colfax, agreed to host the 12th annual Farm City Day on…

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Colfax Village Board approves changes to East View agreement

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  — Based on recommendations from the plan commission, the Colfax Village Board has approved changes to the developer’s agreement for the East View Residential Community lots. The changes approved by the village board for single family residential lots at the September 9 meeting include de-emphasizing the $175,000 value of the…

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Menomonie Native Serves with High-Tech U.S. Navy Helicopter Squadron

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jerry Jimenez, Navy Office of Community Outreach SAN DIEGO — Airman Apprentice Andrew Wilhite, a native of Menomonie, Wisconsin, was inspired to join the Navy to serve his country and travel. Now, one year later, Wilhite serves with the Scorpions of Helicopter Maritime Squadron (HSM) 49, working with one…

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CMBRG to meet Sept. 15

The Colfax Municipal Building Restoration Group will meet at the Grapevine Senior Center on Main Street in Colfax on Sunday, September 15, at 6 p.m. Anyone who is interested in the restoration of the municipal building or who would be willing to volunteer to help with fund raisers is invited to attend.

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