Colfax Schools

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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CHS mock car crash about “making good choices”

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  The message was “making good choices.” The scene was a mock car crash. The actors were Colfax High School students, Colfax Police Chief William Anderson, Colfax Police Officer Josh Shipman, Colfax Rescue Squad Director Don Knutson, Colfax EMTs, Colfax Fire Chief Don Logslett, Colfax Community Fire Department firefighters and…

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8 Greenhand and 14 Chapter FFA degrees awarded at Colfax FFA banquet

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  Eight Greenhand degree and 14 Chapter FFA degree pins were awarded at the Colfax FFA banquet April 18 at Colfax High School. Greenhand degree pins were awarded to Allie Anderson, Austin Schindler, Hunter Rebak, Jazmine Paulus, Marcus Drees, Mitchel Harmon, Rylee Parker and Callie Christianson.

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Colfax High School to hold 2nd Annual Colfax Beautification Day April 27

COLFAX  — Colfax High School students and staff will be holding the 2nd Annual Colfax Beautification Day on Friday, April 27, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 22, was the 48th annual Earth Day celebration. Earth Day is celebrated around the world and was founded by Wisconsin politician and environmentalist Gaylord Nelson.

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