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CMBRG recycles 34 pounds of plastic bottles during Colfax Free Fair

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  How many thin, plastic, single-use water bottles does it take to make a pound? Marge Hernandez, treasurer of the Colfax Municipal Building Restoration Group, does not know, either. What Hernandez does know is that after getting recycling containers from Dunn County Solid Waste & Recycling, which she set out…

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Colfax resident charged with possession of heroin, methamphetamine and maintaining a drug trafficking place

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  A 19-year-old Colfax woman has been charged with five felony counts of burglary, possession of heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana, and maintaining a drug trafficking place along with misdemeanor counts of possessing drug paraphernalia and an illegally obtained prescription. Alexis E. Price, 715 Johnson-Olson Street, made an initial appearance in…

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Medicare benefits information sessions scheduled for July 26

If you are approaching eligibility for Medicare, the Benefit Specialists from the Aging & Disability Resource Center of St. Croix County will help you understand the different pieces of Medicare – Part A, B, C, and D, plus Supplemental Insurance.  They will highlight the differences between Supplemental Policies and Medicare Advantage/Cost/Deductible plans, so you can…

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Glenhaven Happenings – 7-4-2018

Glenhaven News  June 12-June 29 Our week started off with Catholic communion and church services with Grace Baptist in the afternoon. Manicures on Monday morning were done outside on the deck. It was a beautiful, sunny day, with nice little breeze blowing. In the afternoon, the baking club was busy making dessert for our monthly…

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Preliminary hearing set for suspects in New Haven arson

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE  —  A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for two suspects charged in connection with an arson in the Town of New Haven in August of 2014. Jonathan Hopkins, 34, and Jamie Schewe, 33, made an initial appearance in Dunn County Circuit Court June 26 before Judge Rod Smeltzer on one…

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Boyceville school district awarded $60,000 school safety grant

By LeAnn R. Ralph BOYCEVILLE  —  The Boyceville Community School District has been awarded a $60,000 school safety grant through the Wisconsin Department of Justice. “It’s a nice amount of money, and it will be well used,” said Kevin Sipple, school district administrator. The state Legislature set aside $100 million of general purpose revenue in…

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Colfax Health and Rehab – 7-4-2018

News for the week of June 17th to 23rd: We took advantage of the beautiful weather on Monday to grill some flip flop chicken. Residents gathered in the gazebo to watch (and smell) the chicken cooking.  Many reminisced about their favorite summer time foods that they prepared for family gatherings.

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