WestCAP starts 2021-22 Operation Back to School Drive

By Editor | July 27, 2021

West Central Wisconsin Community Action Agency (West CAP) is pleased to announce that we will once again be providing kids with school supplies through our Operation Back to School program for the Menomonie, Elk Mound, Colfax, Boyceville, and Glenwood City School Districts. In 2019 we were able to give over 250 students entering pre-Kindergarten through…

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DC judge denies new trial for Colfax man convicted of child sexual assault

By Editor | July 27, 2021

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE —  A Dunn County judge has ruled that the attorney for a Colfax man who was convicted by a jury of child sexual assault was not ineffective as counsel and has denied a new trial. Jobert L. Molde, age 47, appeared from the Stanley Correctional Institute by video means with…

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Colfax FFA hosting first annual Colfax Tractor Fest August 14

By Editor | July 27, 2021

COLFAX – The Colfax FFA and FFA Alumni groups are planning the first annual Colfax Tractor Fest on Saturday, August 14 at the Colfax Fairgrounds. Daytime happenings will feature restored tractors, Made in Colfax vendors and artisans, and a raffle. Evening events will include a trivia contest and the band, The Thrillbillies. The band features…

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THE BRIDGE STOP convenience store and gas station received extensive damage Tuesday afternoon, July 13 when the driver of this truck, Charles E. Martin of Colfax, crashed into the building. Martin was southbound on State Highway 25 when he struck another truck pulling a trailer before crashing head on into the gas station. A worker in the store was injured. The Boyceville Fire Department and Colfax Ambulance responded to the scene shortly before 1 p.m. —photo submitted

Colfax man who crashed into Wheeler gas station charged with 4th OWI

By Editor | July 27, 2021

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE  — A 60-year-old Colfax man who drove his pick-up through the wall at the Bridge Stop in Wheeler has been charged with a fourth offense of Operating While Intoxicated (OWI). Charles E. Martin appeared in Dunn County Circuit Court before Judge Rod Smeltzer for an initial appearance July 14. Judge…

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Dr. Rachel Hasler

Colfax chiropractor inspired by her experience in high school softball

By Editor | July 27, 2021

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — Dr. Rachel Hasler of Clear Connection Chiropractic in Colfax says she was inspired to become a chiropractor while playing high school softball. “At the time, I began (chiropractic) care due to pain in my neck and shoulder. After starting care, I was no longer in pain, and I noticed…

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Colfax adds “pandemic” section to emergency operations plan

By Editor | July 20, 2021

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — A section on “pandemic/infectious emergency” has been added to the Village of Colfax’s emergency operations plan. The Colfax Village Board’s Public Safety Committee reviewed the section on “pandemic/infectious emergency,” along with sections on the outdoor warning siren and Dunn County’s Code Red program, which were already included in the…

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Colfax school board transfers $537,225 to capital improvements fund

By Editor | July 20, 2021

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — The Colfax Board of Education has transferred $537,225 to Fund 46, the capital improvements fund. During the audit meeting held prior to the regular school board meeting July 12, the Board of Education learned that the school district had $539,225 more in revenue than expenditures as of June 30,…

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Colfax Music in the Park – White Pine Ramblers

By Editor | July 20, 2021
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Colfax Board of Education receives comments on public comments policy

By Editor | July 20, 2021

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — The Colfax Board of Education changed the public comment policy at the June meeting from five minutes per person to three minutes per person. Reducing the time for public comment to three minutes per person “is an attempt to silence the people who employ everyone at the school district,”…

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Colfax Zoning Board of Appeals approves chain link fence for Viking Drive and King Olaf Court

By Editor | July 13, 2021

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — The Colfax Zoning Board of Appeals has approved a variance for a chain link fence at 107 Viking Drive and 207 King Olaf Court. The fence would be a four-foot color-coated chain link fence around the backyard of 107 Viking Drive that would extend onto the adjoining lot at…

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