Colfax Schools

CHS students sing in choir of 1000 at Dorian Vocal Festival

Eight Colfax High School Choir students had the opportunity to attend Dorian Vocal Festival last week. Caden Erickson, Drew Gibson, Pierce Harvey, Trey Hovde, Wesley Kallstrom, Hunter Larson, Nathaniel Lee, and Belinda Loew travelled to Luther College in Decorah, Iowa with their choir teacher, Carrie Christensen to rehearse in a select choir of 1000 participants.…

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Colfax school board green lights golf co-op with Elk Mound schools

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  The Colfax Board of Education has approved an agreement with the Elk Mound school district to form a cooperative boys’ and girls’ golf program beginning in the 2020-2021 school year. “I can’t see a reason why we wouldn’t do it,” said Todd Kragness, president of the Colfax school board,…

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Colfax girls’ basketball suffers overtime loss against Hudson

By Amber Hayden HUDSON — The Colfax ladies were in Hudson last Tuesday night, November 19, to open the 2019-20 basketball season. The talented Vikings, defending champs of the Dunn-St. Croix, pushed the Raiders, a division one team and last year’s Big Rivers Conference runners-up, to the breaking point only to fall in overtime, 54-51,…

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Colfax and school district team up to make a safer crosswalk

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  — Wendy Lausted has been a crossing guard for the Colfax school district for 20 years, and if you ask her, she can tell you about plenty of close calls at the crosswalk on state Highway 40. So far, neither Lausted nor the students she guides across the street at…

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CHS places 4th in land judging contest

ELMWOOD — The 2019 Land Judging Contest was held on Thursday, October 10 at the Jeff & Diana Gasteyer Farm near Elmwood. This year’s event was hosted by Dunn County and staff from Dunn, Buffalo, and Pepin County Land and Water Conservation offices, Solid Waste & Recycling, and NRCS assisted with the contest. Mike England,…

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Menomonie Optimists present dictionaries to Colfax third graders

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  — What do you think the chances would be that brand new dictionaries handed out to Colfax Elementary third graders would cause quite a lot of excitement? If you said the chances were good — you’d be right. Students in third grade classes at Colfax Elementary taught by Kirk Secraw,…

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School District of Colfax Veterans Day Program

COLFAX — The School District of Colfax will be hosting a Veterans Day Program on Monday, November 11 at 10:00 a.m. in the Colfax High School gymnasium.  The public is invited to attend.  The theme for the Veterans Day poster is: “Service.”  Veterans contribute to American society in many ways; not just during their time…

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