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Colfax school district Veterans Day program: “Honoring All Who Served”

By Editor | November 9, 2021

COLFAX  — The theme for the School District of Colfax’s Veterans Day program on Thursday will be “Honoring All Who Served.” The Veterans Day program begins at 10 a.m. Thursday, November 11, in the Colfax High School gymnasium. Veterans and members of the general public are invited to attend, and the program will be live-streamed…

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Colfax school board approves property tax levy of $3.35 million

By Editor | November 2, 2021

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  — The Colfax Board of Education has approved a property tax levy of $3,345,616 for 2021-2022, representing an increase of $210,062 over last year’s tax levy. The mill rate on the tax levy will be $7.98 per $1,000 of property value, which is the same mill rate as last year,…

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2021 COLFAX HOMECOMING COURT — At the conclusion of Friday afternoon’s homecoming activities, the 2021 Colfax Homecoming senior royalty were crowned. Taylor Risler was named king and Emilee Burcham-Scofield was chosen as the queen. Senior homecoming court members, shown from left to right, are: 2020 Queen Liza Johnson, 2020 King Hunter Rebak, Kaitlyn Sarauer, Coltin Lemon, Hope LaHaie, Dylan Holden, 2021 King Taylor Risler, 2021 Queen Emilee Burcham-Scofield, Alana Smith, Thomas Drees, Mariah Smith and Josiah Harder. —photo by Shawn DeWitt

2021 Colfax Homecoming festivities

By Editor | October 12, 2021

More 2021 Colfax Homecoming photos can be found on our photography website.      

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Emilee Burcham-Scofield named Sept. Youth of the Month

By Editor | October 12, 2021

The Menomonie Optimist Club has honored Emilee Burcham-Scofield of Colfax High School as the September Youth of the Month.  Optimists have honored talented and accomplished youth such as Emilee for the past few decades. Emilee Burcham-Scofield has been a leader at Colfax High School, serving as her class president for three years, student council president…

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CLASS OF 1951 — To celebrate the 70th anniversary of their graduation from Colfax High School, the Class of 1951 met at the Whitetail Golf Course Wednesday, September 8. First row from left: Rosella Harley, Otto Waldbuesser, Bernie Blodgett, Chuck Oliver, Twylia E. Rose. Middle row from left: Joanne Henning and Eldoris Tryggestad Toycen. Third row from left: Ron Peterson, Bud Barum and Don Steinmetz. —photo by LeAnn R. Ralph

Colfax Class of 1951 holds reunion

By Editor | September 21, 2021
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Colfax school district reviews $9.48 million budget for 2021-2022 at annual meeting

By Editor | August 24, 2021

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — Review of the proposed budget for the 2021-2022 school year of $9.48 million in expenditures was part of the business at the Colfax school district’s annual meeting on August 16. About a dozen people attended the annual meeting. The expenditure budget represents an increase of $28,000 over the 2020-2021…

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Colfax school board approves Back-to-School plan with masks optional

By Editor | August 24, 2021

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — The Colfax Board of Education has approved the Back-to-School plan with masks optional for the 2021-2022 school year. The school board approved making masks optional in June after the students and staff were finished for the school year, said William C. Yingst Jr., district administrator, at the Colfax Board…

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CMBRG to meet Aug. 15

By Editor | August 10, 2021

The Colfax Municipal Building Restoration Group will meet Sunday, August 15, at 4:30 p.m. in Tower Park on Main Street in Colfax. The upcoming thrift sale on August 19 to 21 will be discussed with “sign up to work” schedules for sale week. Anyone who is interested in the preservation of the Colfax Municipal Building…

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COLFAX Scholastic Trap Team members at the national shoot were (from left to right) Alex Johnson, rookie; Nokomis Nosker, senior varsity; Beaumont Zelm, rookie; Patrick Hafemann, intermediate/advanced. There were as many adults in Ohio providing support was team members, including volunteers Kyle McLain and Autumn Wildfeuer, assistant coach Michael Hafemann, and head coach Jim Nosker. Nokomis Nosker is also a registered assistant coach. —photo submitted

Colfax Scholastic Trap Team competes at Nationals

By Editor | July 27, 2021

Four members of the Colfax Scholastic Trap Team made the 660 mile trip to Marengo, Ohio to take part in the 2021 Scholastic Clay Target Program’s  (SCTP) national trap shoot. Once there, they found themselves competing against 1,115 other athletes. Unfortunately for the Colfax team, competitive squads are composed of five athletes. Dummy or ghost…

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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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