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No more free lunch – Colfax school board increases lunch prices by 10 cents, breakfast by 25 cents

By Editor | May 3, 2022

By LeAnn R. Ralph  COLFAX — Ahead of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) eliminating the free meals program for all students, the Colfax Board of Education has increased lunch prices by 10 cents and breakfast prices by 25 cents.  The free meals program is expected to be done at the end of the…

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Colfax High School inducts 25 new members into National Honor Society

By Editor | April 5, 2022

By LeAnn R. Ralph  COLFAX — The Colfax High School chapter of the National Honor Society held an induction ceremony for 25 new members on Wednesday evening, March 30, in the Martin Anderson Gymnasium. Officers for the National Honor Society chapter at Colfax are Emilee Burcham-Scofield, president; Madison Barstad, vice president; Jasmine Best, treasurer; and…

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Colfax Board of Education candidate: Andrew J. De Moe

By Editor | March 22, 2022

COLFAX  — Incumbent Colfax school board member Andrew J. De Moe is one of four candidates running for two positions on the Colfax Board of Education in the April 5 election. Incumbent school board member Todd Kragness also will be on the ballot along with challengers Matt Flatland and Tom Hendrickson.  De Moe, age 52,…

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Colfax Board of Education candidate: Todd Kragness

By Editor | March 22, 2022

COLFAX  — Incumbent Colfax school board member Todd Kragness is one of four candidates running for two positions on the Colfax Board of Education in the April 5 election. Incumbent school board member Andrew J. De Moe also will be on the ballot along with challengers Matt Flatland and Tom Hendrickson. Kragness, age 52, is…

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Colfax High School presents “Catch Me If You Can” March 25 – 27

By Editor | March 22, 2022

By LeAnn R. Ralph  COLFAX  — This year’s production for the Colfax High School drama club will be “Catch Me If You Can” with performances on March 25, 26 and 27. “Catch Me If You Can” is based on the true story of Frank Abagnale Jr. After his parents were divorced when he was 16…

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Colfax High School Solo/Ensemble results announced

By Editor | March 22, 2022

Glenwood City High School hosted Solo & Ensemble Festival on Thursday, March 10th. Schools participating were: Spring Valley, Boyceville, Colfax, Plum City and Glenwood City. The primary purposes of WSMA festivals are to: • Establish standards of quality for music literature. • Motivate students to prepare and perform to the best of their abilities. •…

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Local students selected to U of M Twin Cities Dean’s List

By Editor | March 22, 2022

MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL – The following students have been named to the 2021 fall semester Dean’s List at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, the university announced today.  To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must complete 12 or more letter-graded credits while attaining a 3.66 grade point average. Colfax: Olivia Greenhow, Freshman,…

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Menomonie Optimists Honor Jasmine Best

By Editor | March 1, 2022

Because of her outstanding contributions in the Colfax community, the Menomonie Optimist Club has honored Jasmine Best of Colfax High School as the March Youth of the Month. Jasmine Best is a member of Colfax High School’s National Honor Society, is a member of the Student Council, and the Letter Club. She has participated and…

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More than 140 attend Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s FFA Farm Forum

By Editor | March 1, 2022

WISCONSIN RAPIDS — More than 140 high school juniors from around Wisconsin attended Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s FFA Farm Forum in Wisconsin Rapids on Feb. 18. “FFA Farm Forum is a time for learning and leadership,” said WFBF President Kevin Krentz. “Thank you for being a part of FFA Farm Forum and for honing in on…

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Colfax Spelling Bee Winners

By Editor | February 8, 2022
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