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First “Beds 4 Kids” build day April 27 at farm north of Colfax

COLFAX  —  The first volunteer build day for “Beds 4 Kids” is scheduled for Saturday, April 27, at the Carol Gerner farm north of Colfax. Founded by Robyn Lee, her husband, Richard, and Chelsea Reese of Chippewa Falls, “Beds 4 Kids” is a 501.c.3 non-profit organization that provides bunk beds or single beds for children…

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Ladies’ Golf League donates “Change for Charity”

  COLFAX  —  The Whitetail Ladies’ Golf League has donated the 2018 collection for “Change for Charity” to the Colfax Public Library. The Monday night golf league collects money throughout the season, said Tammy Briggs, president of the Whitetail Ladies’ Golf League. Some players also donate their winnings at the end of the season, she…

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St. Katherine’s meatball supper cancelled 

The meatball supper at St. Katherine’s Church this evening (Wednesday, April 24) from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. has been cancelled due to water damage in the basement. Heavy rain received on Wednesday, April 17, flooded the basement at St. Katherine’s, and it is not possible to have the meatball dinner, said Bonnie Knutson, a…

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CMBRG to meet April 28

The Colfax Municipal Building Restoration Group will meet at the Grapevine on Main Street in Colfax on Sunday, April 28, at 6 p.m. All members and interested persons are invited to attend.

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Colfax Health and Rehab News – 4-24-2019

News for the week of April 14th to April 20th:  Everyone was glad to finally see the sun and warmer weather to start the week. After last week’s storm and winter like temperatures we are all ready for a change! Keeping with the spirit of Holy Week, our Monday morning reading group listened as Barb read…

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Menomonie man killed, vehicle hits tree

MENOMONIE — A Menomonie man has died after the SUV he was driving left a Town of Menomonie roadway, struck a tree and overturned the morning of April 10. Paul R. Darnell, 60 of rural Menomonie, was pronounced dead at the scene by tthe Dunn County Medical Examiner’s Office. According to a release from the…

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