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Elk Mound School District holds groundbreaking ceremony

April 13, 2021

ELK MOUND – One year ago, Elk Mound Area School District passed a $15.7 million referendum for renovations at its three schools. Significant projects include secure entrances to improve safety at the elementary and middle school, upgrades to high school classrooms and the athletic field, and a new middle school gym. Students and administration gathered…

April 6 election results – Colfax Messenger

April 7, 2021

Town of Colfax Treasurer Melissa Morgan — 92 votes. Deanna Arntson — 62 votes. Village of Colfax Village President: Jody Albricht (registered write-in) — 51 votes. Ricky Brockmiller (write-in) — 1. Gary Stene (write-in) — 4. Jen Rud (write-in) — 1. Mark Mouledoux (write-in) — 4. Jeff Prince (write-in) — 1. Derrick Fjelsted (write-in) —…

Glenwood City man dies in single-car crash on CTH S

April 7, 2021

TOWN OF EMERALD — A Glenwood City man died in a single-vehicle crash that was discovered in the early Tuesday morning hours of April 6 in the Town of Emerald. Luke Loomis, 26 years-old, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident by the St. Croix County Medical Examiner. The crash happened in the…

Millie Packer celebrates her 107th birthday

March 30, 2021

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX —  Sometimes we hear people say, “If I live to be a hundred …” Well — Miller Packer has that beat by seven years. A resident at Ridge Crest Manor Assisted Living in the Colfax Health and Rehabilitation Center, Millie Packer celebrated her 107th birthday March 25. The Colfax Messenger…

Bartz honored for 74 years of continuos service in the Winterling American Legion Post

March 23, 2021