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Warroad's Boucha To Star In Hockey Movie

At 17, there was never a question whether Henry Boucha's grandson, Gaabi, could skate. But could he act? With the filming of Way Of The Warriors starting in the Iron Range in November, Gaabi Boucha...

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Covid Cases are rapidly increasing in Roseau County

On Sunday, Julie Pahlen, the Public Health Director for Roseau County, reflected on the increasing number of positive tests for Covid-19 in Roseau County. "It's here and spreading across the county,"...

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Roseau School Will Remain with Student Schedule for Now

Lately, the Roseau School Board has been meeting more frequently as Covid-19 cases continue to spike in Roseau County. A week ago Tuesday, a special board meeting was held after Board Chair Pete...

Court Report

Roseau County Sheriff’s Dept. James Dixon III, Badger pled guilty to disorderly conduct (2) and damage to property in the fourth degree and was fined $760. Local confinement of 90 days, stay 90 days for one year with 1 year of unsupervised...

Roseau High School's Blood Drive Brings in 42 Volunteers

Roseau High School hosted a blood drive with Vitalant, formerly United Blood Services, on October 21 at Roseau High School which helped collect a total of 38 units of blood products for patients in need. A total of 42 individuals volunteered to...

Salol News

Sometimes when making phone calls to friends and neighbors, they don’t have news for the paper. I find its a good time to visit and hear the news they don’t want printed! Verna Grafstrom usually has many family members visiting on Sunday....

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Looking Back

5 years ago – Oct. 24, 2015 The Volleyball Rams ended their regular season defeating the Crookston Pirates in three straight sets (25-11, 25-9 and 25-12). Contributing to the victory were Amelia...

Winter Weather Info

Hello, with winter nearly upon us I wanted to send out a reminder of protocol when responding to a crash or other incident.   Freeway: stopping on the freeway is not allowed by state law with the exception of emergency responders. For inquires...

ASK A MN TROOPER "How To Get The Help You Need Despite a 911 Outage"

Question: I thought I heard something in the news about 911 not working. What can a person do when needing to report an emergency and having issues getting through? Answer: Here is some information in our Department of Public Safety’s blog we...

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Varsity Tennis Wins Section 8A Consolation Championship

On Tuesday, October 13th, the Roseau Girls' Tennis Team played their final match of the 2020 season. With a win in the consolation semifinals, the Rams earned a spot in the consolation championship...

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Living in Roseau can bring a Triple TREE-T. Or Joephus and the 3 bears

Once upon a time way up in northern Minnesota there lived three bears within sniffing distance of a small town by the name of Roseau. The mama bear was named Bernice, and her two cubs were named...

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`I shall resign from this column and become a monk

Here's the most revealing quote of the past four years. It says it all. "Fauci is a disaster. If I had listened to him, we'd have 500,000 deaths," Trump said on Monday. "People are tired of Covid. I...

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"One Nation Under God," We Can't Escape It!

I’ve heard that there are those who want to see the phrase, “under God,” removed from our Pledge of Allegiance: and they’d like the Supreme Court to help. I stand against this! Now I realize...

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Reptile Gardens Adventure

After Bear Country and a little exploring to get to know the area, day two started off with the Reptile Gardens. Reptile Gardens has more species and subspecies of reptiles than any other zoo or wild...

WRITE ON! Sandy Shores

by Morgan Boroos, College English 11, Mrs. Didrikson Driving out to Sandy Shores in a forty year old rusted black Chevrolet truck with a boat that has been made stinky by countless fishing trips.. The ride to the cabin is filled with anticipation...

Move MN-07 Forward

We have a very important choice for Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District. Either go backward, and get a seat in the last row of the House of Representatives. Or go forward and retain our position as a leader in the Congress, by voting to return...

Response to Joe Elick (Pastor)

I read Pastor Joe last week with interest (The Other Side, by Pastor Joe). It appears, from his writing, that he worships Trump, though I am certain that is not truly the case. I would recommend that, along with his reading of carefully selected...

Middle Of The Highway

On the North side of Highway 11, you have Mr. Magnuson who sees that things have to change. He is willing to suck in his gut and bite his lip to try and change things. On the South side of Highway 11, you have Sheldon Larson who has blinders on and...

"Actions Speak Louder Than Words"

List of 30 Good Things President Trump Has Done For America 1. Judges: Trump has appointed two Supreme Court justices, 53 federal appellate judges, and 146 District Court judges (as well as two judges for the Court of International Trade) who have...

Agriculture Forms The Backbone Of Our Economy

Agriculture forms the backbone of our economy. It is a critical concern for everyone living in northwest Minnesota. That is why it is so refreshing to have a farmer stepping up to serve in the state legislature. John Burkel has been farming his...

COVID, COVID, COVID

COVID, COVID, COVID. All the media seems to know to do is trash Trump’s every move and spew COVID numbers. As stated before, if your personal choice is to wear a mask, then please do. With at least ninety percent of the media owned and run by...

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What would you think if I told you that there was a proposal to provide 8,600 jobs to northern MN? What if I told you that the investment would be over $2 billion in private funding? What if I told you that this proposal would lead to increased...

Governmental Support Of Our Local Businesses

It is no secret local businesses have been hurt this year from the Covid-19 pandemic.   Everyone took a hit, especially our hair salons and cafes. However, Minnesota businesses were hit extra hard compared to businesses in North Dakota due to...

Thank you Dan for Fighting for Local Control

It is with deep appreciation that we bid farewell to retiring Rep. Dan Fabian from the legislature. Dan was a true champion for this district. I am ever so grateful for his permitting reform bills that made it possible to build in a timelier...

Heartfelt Thanks and Support

As a disabled law enforcement officer, I wish to give my heartfelt thanks for Rep. Dan Fabian for his years of public service. He consistently stood with law enforcement. Dan Fabian along with Senator Mark Johnson and Rep. Deb Kiel prioritize our...

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LuVerne Gayle (Vern) Dokken, 86

Grand Rapids- LuVerne Gayle (Vern) Dokken passed peacefully on October 19, 2020.   He was born on February 27, 1934 to Clarence and Christine (Spring) Dokken in Pinecreek. Vern grew up on the...

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Virginia "Ginny" Rehder (Groven), 92

Moorhead- Heaven gained a very special angel, Virginia "Ginny" Rehder (Groven), 92, on October 9, 2020. Ginny was born in Badger. She graduated from Concordia College, in Moorhead, where she met her...

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Kathryn "Kathy" Renae Olson, 80

Roseau- Kathryn "Kathy" Renae Olson was born on December 26, 1940 at the Budd apartments in Roseau to Clarence and Dagny (Grafstrom) Lundstrom. Kathy was raised in Strandquist with her two brothers...

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Patricia Ann Burkel-Haugen, 80

Roseau- Patricia Ann Burkel-Haugen, age 80, of Roseau, passed away on October 18, 2020 at LifeCare Roseau Manor, surrounded by her family. Patricia was born on December 11, 1939 in Scobey, Mont. to...

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June Magnusson, 94

Roseau- June Magnusson slipped away on October 17, 2020 at LifeCare Manor at the age of 94 years. June was born in Graceton, Minnesota to Joseph and Monica (Mon) Rebarchek Ganyo.  She was united in...

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