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Colfax school district mill rate goes down

By Marlys Kruger When the final figures for the 2012-13 equalized aid and tax levy were released to the Colfax school board at their monthly meeting Oct. 15, it showed the general aid amount from the state to be at $5,038,572. The board approved a levy of $2,526,281 with a mill rate of $8.77 per…

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CHS Grades 7-12 Concert Oct. 30

Article submitted by choir member Nicole Rassbach Come see the Colfax High School and Middle School Fall concert! It will be held in the High School gym on Tuesday, October 30th at 7 p.m.

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Menomonie traffic accident occurs Oct. 15

MENOMONIE — On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 6:38 p.m. the Dunn County E-9-1-1 Center received a call of a two vehicle crash on STH 25 just south of Menomonie. The caller reported that a south bound van had crossed the center line and struck a north bound vehicle head on. Dunn County Sheriff’s Deputies,…

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Sand Creek Chatter – 10-24-2012

Two weeks ago, Mary and Bob Hanson visited their daughter, Katie Lois and family in Oconomowoc, WI. On Friday and Saturday, Katie and Mary attended Women of Faith in Milwaukee. Saturday, Bob joined son-in-law, Matt Lois and grandson Adam and Adam’s Cub Scout den in hiking at Devil’s Lake in the Wisconsin Dells. On Sunday,…

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Notes from the Chief – 10-24-2012

by Chief Pete Gehring Are you ready for Halloween? It is very soon upon us. Wednesday, October 31st is Halloween. I look forward to all the princesses, witches, goblins and ghouls. The Village of Colfax recognizes the hours of 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. as the official Trick-or-Treat time.

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Larson running as incumbent for 67th Assembly district

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — Tom Larson (R-Colfax) has decided to run again for the position of representative for the state’s 67th Assembly district. Larson — who recently sold his business, Bear Valley Electric, to his sons — will be running against Democratic challenger Deb Bieging of Chippewa Falls in the November 6 election.

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