Colfax Schools

Former Colfax administrator dies in Chetek

By Marlys Kruger To say staff members from the Colfax School District as well as members of the community were shocked when they heard the news of the death of Dennis Geissler last week would be an understatement.

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Colfax boys clip Spring Valley Cardinals’ wings

SPRING VALLEY — It may have been the only game of the week for the Colfax boys’ basketball team but they took care of business quickly when they traveled to Spring Valley and crushed the Cardinals 75-46 Nov. 30. It was Spring Valley’s first game of the season and they were no match for the…

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Colfax wrestlers ready to roll

A new head coach greeted the Bloomer-Colfax co-op wrestling team this year as Jim Poirier took over the top job from Clete Bohl. There are 12 seniors, three juniors, seven sophomores and nine freshmen competing for spots on a team that finished with a 5-11 record last year (4-4 in the Heart O’ North Conference).

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Seipel concludes cross country career with Pointers

After taking his running abilities to UW-Stevens Point four years ago, Colfax graduate Logan Seipel ended a stellar college career with the Pointers, helping his team place fourth in the WIAC Championships this year by placing 20th in the 8K race in a time of 25:38. Seipel was the second runner to cross the finish…

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Mayo Clinic – Red Cedar provides free skinfold testing to area schools

MENOMONIE — Amy Oldenburg, licensed athletic trainer at Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Cedar, has received her skinfold measuring certificate from Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA). “In order for students to be eligible for competition, skinfold measurements must be taken by health care professionals who have successfully completed the WIAA Skinfold Measurement Workshop,” says…

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Colfax school board looks at several future projects

By Marlys Kruger Energy efficiency, wireless infrastructure and capital project updates along with an update on the wrestling program were a few of the items discussed at the Nov. 19 Colfax school board meeting. After a study was done by Trane last year, estimates were given on some energy saving items for the district. The…

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