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WIAA approves fall sports season with dramatic changes

For the many student athletes, coaches, parents, school administrators and fans that were holding their collective breath, they can all breathe a sigh of relief after the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Board of Directors approved conducting the 2020 fall sports season following a special business meeting Thursday, July 23. But there are significant changes and…

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Colfax school board reviews proposed $9.5 million budget for 2020-2021

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX —  The Colfax Board of Education has reviewed a proposed budget of $9.5 million for the 2020-2021 school year. Considering the COVID-19 pandemic and the expectation that the state’s revenue will be negatively impacted by the pandemic, “the key word is proposed,” said William C. Yingst Jr., school district administrator,…

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Elk Mound schools staff re-opening committee to start meeting mid-July

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND — A committee comprised of Elk Mound school district staff members will begin meeting in mid-July to start planning for the fall semester in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. The district intends for school to start September 1, said Eric Wright, district administrator, at the Elk Mound Board of…

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