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Trey Hovde of Colfax named 2020 DAR Good Citizen

EAU CLAIRE – Trey Hovde, son of Nancy and Trevor Hovde of Colfax, has received  the Good Citizen Award from the Eau Claire Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).   This award is given to a high school senior who excels academically, participates in extracurricular activities, and is active in the community.…

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Colfax school board: school closed, all activities cancelled

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  — The most pressing topic of discussion for the Colfax Board of Education at the March 16 meeting was the closure of school as of 5 p.m. March 18 and the cancellation of all activities due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. “I want to commend our staff and the administrative team,”…

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Elk Mound Drama Club play postponed

Elk Mound High School Drama Club has postponed until further notice their scheduled March 20 and 21, 2020 performances of A High-Schooler’s Guide to the Galaxy, written by Bryan Starchman and produced by special arrangement with Eldridge Publishing Co. Inc. More information about rescheduled performances will be provided once those details have been determined.

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Ken Bjork recognized at WASB convention for 35 years of service

MILWAUKEE — School District of Colfax school board member Kenneth Bjork has been recognized by the Wisconsin Association of School Boards (WASB) for serving 35 years on the Colfax Board of Education. Bjork was honored at the State Education Convention in January in Milwaukee in front of hundreds of school board members and school district…

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Colfax HS Students’ Solo/Ensemble Results 2020

GLENWOOD CITY — Glenwood City High School hosted Solo & Ensemble Festival on Tuesday, March 2nd. Schools participating were: Spring Valley, Boyceville, Colfax, Durand, Assumption and Glenwood City. The primary purposes of WSMA festivals are to: • Establish standards of quality for music literature. • Motivate students to prepare and perform to the best of…

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