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NDSU dean’s list

Area Wisconsin students were among the 3,740 North Dakota State University students to be placed on the spring 2018 dean’s list. A student must earn a 3.50 grade point average or higher and be enrolled in at least 12 class credits to qualify for the spring list. Isabelle R. Hudson, Glenwood City, Radiologic Sciences. The…

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Area students named to spring 2019 Dean’s List at Ripon College

RIPON, WI – Ripon College has announced its Dean’s List for the spring 2019 semester, recognizing academic excellence. To qualify for the Dean’s List at Ripon College, students must achieve a 3.40 grade point average or higher on a 4.00 scale and complete at least 12 credits of regular letter-graded work. Maya Petersen, class of…

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Glenwood City MS Students selected for State Honors Band

Each year, around 1100 auditions occur for the 311 available positions in the Middle Level Honors State Music Project. Every student that auditions should be very proud of his/her accomplishment, as preparing for the audition is an honor in itself. The audition consists of a prepared solo, four memorized scales, a sight reading etude, and…

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BVSB special meeting

By Amber Hayden BOYCEVILLE — The Boyceville Board of Education held a special meeting on Wednesday, June 5, to discuss the upcoming personnel changes for both the Middle School and High School. Most of the changes that will take place are the changing of coaches for the upcoming school year. The Board also discussed in…

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CHS business teacher Kara Zutter retires after 30 years of teaching

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  After teaching business education at Colfax High School for 30 years, Kara Zutter retired at the end of the 2018-2019 school year. Zutter, along with other retirees, including Jim Woodford, band director; Charles Owen, bus driver; Jon Suckow, bus driver; and Darrell Schauer, custodian and maintenance, were honored at…

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CHS Band Director Jim Woodford retires after 33 years of service

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  After serving as the band director at Colfax High School for 33 years, Jim Woodford retired at the end of the 2018-2019 school year. Woodford, along with other retirees, including Kara Zutter, business education teacher; Charlie Owen, bus driver; Jon Suckow, bus driver; and Darrell Schauer, custodian and maintenance,…

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Bus drivers Owen and Suckow retire from the Colfax school district

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  Charlie Owen and Jon Suckow, who both served as bus drivers in the Colfax school district for many years, have retired. The two veteran bus drivers were honored at the Colfax school district’s staff appreciation banquet at Whitetail Golf Course May 29. Darrell Schauer, who also was recognized at…

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Colfax school district honors 27 at staff appreciation banquet

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  The Colfax school district honored 27 employees at the staff appreciation banquet at Whitetail Golf Course on May 29. Keep an eye on future editions of the Colfax Messenger for profiles of the retirees. William C. Yingst Jr., school superintendent, introduced each of the honorees, and school board members…

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Western Technical College announces spring graduates

Western Technical College is pleased to announce the names of the 2019 Spring term graduates. Among them is Kyla Egan of Elk Mound: Nursing Assistant These students are of the 851 graduates to receive an associate’s degree, technical diploma, or certificate in the Spring 2019.

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Allison Kenefick named to Dean’s List at UW-Whitewater

Allison Kenefick from Colfax, WI, has made the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Dean’s List for the 2019 spring semester. These students have demonstrated their academic abilities by receiving a grade point average of 3.4 or above in a single semester. “We’re proud to congratulate all those hardworking students who earned Dean’s List recognition for the spring…

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