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GC School district will not expand daycare options

By Scott Wild GLENWOOD CITY – In a well-attended Board Meeting, Glenwood City Schools recommended not offering an expansion of daycare for younger kids at this time. School Board Member Chuck Draxler said, “We were looking at this as an option to keep kids in the district.” Parent Todd Johnson said to the board, “My…

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Colfax seniors honor Tim Devine at scholarship awards ceremony

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  — While listening to Hailey Durand-Christianson, you definitely got the idea Colfax Middle School English teacher Tim Devine had a big influence on his students. Durand-Christianson honored Devine on behalf of the Class of 2018 at the Colfax High School Senior Awards Ceremony May 2. Devine will be retiring at…

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2018 marks the last year for the Lind Family Foundation scholarships at CHS

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  — After 18 years, 2018 marks the final year for Lind Family Foundation scholarships being awarded to Colfax High School seniors. Carol Lind Meyer presented three Lind Family Foundation scholarships at the Colfax High School Senior Awards Ceremony May 2 at Colfax High School to Emily Evenson, Mikaela Leibfried and…

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CHS seniors awarded more than $270,000 in scholarships

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  Although it is impossible to know the exact amount, scholarships awarded to Colfax High School students May 2 totaled over $270,000. Colfax High School no longer tabulates the scholarships, and some of the presenters at the senior awards also did not disclose an amount for the scholarships they were…

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CHS sophomore perishes in rollover accident on CTH M

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — A sophomore at Colfax High School died in a single-vehicle rollover accident on county Highway M north of Colfax in the Town of Grant Friday afternoon on his way home from school. Braden Lemler, 16, of Sand Creek, was killed after the GMC Sonoma he was driving rolled multiple…

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Are gas prices headed back to $3.00 per gallon?

Over the past few weeks’ local gasoline prices have creped up from the $2.40 price range into the $2.70 price per gallon. Will they top the three-dollar cost in the near future as we plan for summer outings and trips? According to the AAA, as of late April, the national average for unleaded gasoline was…

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