Colfax water main repair Feb. 21

Water main break at Colfax Elementary

By Editor | February 23, 2021
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Three veteran teachers retiring from Colfax school district

By Editor | February 23, 2021

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — Three veteran teachers, each with more than 30 years of service, will be retiring from the Colfax school district at the end of the school year: Linda Bilodeau, Deb Larson and Mark Mosey. The Colfax Board of Education approved their requests to retire at the February 15 meeting. Bilodeau,…

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BEN STYER

Wisconsin FFA is unstoppable during unique year

By Editor | February 23, 2021

By Ben Styer, 2020-21 Wisconsin State FFA Vice President In a year when COVID has stopped so many of our traditional experiences, FFA members across Wisconsin are continuing to break down barriers and be unstoppable in the classroom and their communities as they celebrate National FFA Week, February 20-27, 2021. FFA is an agricultural-based leadership…

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2020 Colfax spelling bee winners

Colfax 2020 Spelling Bee Winners – 2-17-2021

By Editor | February 16, 2021
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Three-Peat: Colfax girls earn third straight conference championship with win over Durand

By Editor | February 9, 2021

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent After a decisive win over Spring Valley February 1, the Colfax girls’ basketball team knew it had at least a tie for the Dunn-St. Croix Conference Championship. With a final conference game at Durand scheduled, the team that was one game behind them in the loss column, they knew a…

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Colfax, Menomonie, and Chippewa Falls school districts hold community conversation

By Editor | February 9, 2021

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — If you are a student with a disability, how are you going to get to school or work, especially in a rural area? This was the topic of discussion during a “community conversation” on increasing opportunities for employment for youth with disabilities held virtually by participants from the Colfax,…

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Colfax girls trip up Toppers, bruise Buffaloes

By Editor | February 2, 2021

By Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent After their win over Elk Mound the previous evening (look for that game elsewhere in The Messenger), the Colfax girls held off a second-half run by the Glenwood City Hilltoppers and earned a hard fought 77-53 win on January 26 on the Viking’s home court. They followed that up with…

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Wendy Lausted Crossing Guard Week 2021

Wendy Lausted honored during Crossing Guard Week 2021

By Editor | February 2, 2021
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Colfax school board: “We made it to Christmas”

By Editor | December 29, 2020

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX —  It takes an entire team to make sure a school keeps running during a pandemic. Thanks to the administrators, teachers, custodians, administrative assistants, secretaries, food service staff, the students, their parents, grandparents and other family members, and the school board — “we made it to Christmas break,” said William…

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Kendra Pickett stockings

Pickett makes Christmas Stockings for Meals on Wheels

By Editor | December 29, 2020
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