Colfax Schools

Colfax powerlifter signs letter of intent with Midland University

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  Colfax powerlifter Mikaela Leibfried has signed a letter of intent to attend Midland University with a $25,000 per year scholarship. Leibfried and her parents, Kim and Wade Leibfried, signed the letter of intent at Colfax High School May 9 with an audience of family, friends, news media and other…

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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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