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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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Elk Mound school board approves $15.7 M referendum for spring ballot

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND  — The Elk Mound Board of Education has approved moving forward with a $15.7 million referendum question for the April 7 spring election. The Elk Mound school board approved authorizing general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $15,730,000 and a resolution providing for a referendum election on…

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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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