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Support Your Local Volunteer Firemen This Saturday

by Jeff Olsen Roseau Fire Chief Craig McMillin chuckled when it was noted on Monday that there are a lot of short firemen in his department. "We got some big guys, we got some small guys, and we try... Full story

Badger Lass Prefers Unusual Paths in Life

by Jeff Olsen Jasmyn Rud might one day jump out of a helicopter hovering above elephant grass or collar somebody who's jumped bail and is on the wanted list. At 19, she's closer to becoming a bounty...

Roseau Honors the 20th Anniversary of September 11

by Jeff Olsen It wasn't just another Saturday to Mitch Norberg, who was in the first grade when the World Trade Center's Twin Towers were attacked by terrorists who had hijacked four passenger planes... Full story

50 years ago… Greenbush Tigers defeated the Roseau Rams in Football

5 years ago – Sept. 17, 2016 An 18 pound cabbage from Walter Hellquist’s garden was pictured on the Times-Region front page. Delores and Allan Walsh were celebrating their 60th wedding...

Roseau County Historical Society presents Samantha 'Rastles' the Woman Question 

A one-woman performance featuring Jane Curry as Samantha Smith Allen, the rustic philosopher of sound country stock whose ideas on various issues are grounded in an affection for common sense and...

Electric Vehicle Event To Be Held at Roseau Electric Cooperative

Roseau Electric Cooperative and its planning partners would like to invite communities across northern Minnesotato attend Northern Exposure: Driving Electric in Minnesota, the first-ever electric vehicle (EV) event in Roseau. The public EV...

Wagner's Woodworking

by Grace Everett Similar to many other bored citizens during the peak of COVID-19 and the infamous quarantine, Casey Wagner decided to follow through with a life-long hobby. In May of 2020, Casey... Full story

Rams Have a Successful Weekend in Brainerd

Submitted by Jeff Swanson The Rams Girls’ Tennis team made it through their first week of school and hit the road for a weekend in the Brainerd Lakes area. The team continues to make strides each week and the girls picked up both team and...

Looking back on my kind of scoundrels

Occasionally, one must be a local columnist and cover some of the local characters who prance across the stage to their own unique beat. Here last week, I bumped into an old character, Lonnie...

Black Beach was amazing!

We arrived at Black Beach Campground...ummm where are our spots?! This campground isn't quite what the pictures displayed. It was a decent location as far as you were right by everything you needed,... Full story

"Keep The Faith, Baby!" What's That Supposed To Mean?

The above phrase was popular back in the sixties. I may have used it myself. It was used by both Christians and non-Christians; casually and probably innocently. But did they know what they were...

Write On: 3 Poems by Anna Ulvin

Anna Ulvin, 7th grade English Teacher: Mrs. Didrikson "Planes" Training the brain Driving a plane Riding in the rain Hiding from the lane Guiding the airplane Training the brain Draining the pain...

Our House in the middle of the block

It is good to remember the "good olde days." Daily patterns, I remember watching my mom sweep the kitchen floor every morning. I remember, seeing my mom ironing sheet tops on a ironing board. Wow, I...

Your Guide For A Safer Farm

Dress for success. Prepare yourself for the job at hand by choosing appropriate clothing and safety gear. If you’re using chemicals, use chemical respirators, wear proper gloves and protective clothing. When working with farm equipment, avoid...

Good For Thee, But Not For Me

It would be fun to know what most of our esteemed politicians were really like when they were six or seven years old. Little terrorist wannabes would be a good first guess. Most were undoubtably very accomplished liars by that age. Some have...

Edna I. Friesner, 87

Warroad- Edna Irene Friesner passed away on September 1, 2021 at the Warroad Senior Living Center at the age of 87. Edna was born in Warroad on August 19, 1934, to Albert and Yvonne (Brisson) Story....

Gary W. Kompelien, 60

Roseau- Gary Wayne Kompelien, 60, passed away on September 5, 2021, in Roseau.  He was born on March 24, 1961, in Roseau to Melvin and Marie (Gross) Kompelien.  Gary grew up on the family farm...

William "Bill" Palmer, 58

Badger- William "Bill" Palmer passed away at home in Badger on September 8, 2021 at the age of 58. Bill was born in Los Angeles, Calif. on October 20, 1962. He grew up in California and was raised...

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