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The Legendary Al Buffum Was a True Character

Eldridge "Al" Buffum, 68, a delightful personality who did it his way as an East Coast lawman, local columnist, colorful character, talented raconteur and burly bear of a man, died on Wednesday, June... Full story

Lake of the Woods Reel Fishing Adventures

TJ Huerd decided to take his passion to the next level and open his own guide service, Lake of the Woods Reel Fishing Adventures. TJ found his passion for fishing at a very young age. "My dad took me... Full story

Willems Accepts Dream Job at Mayo

Kat (Katherine) Willems' cell phone rang just two and a half hours after her webcam interview from the Academic Success Center at Northland Community and Technology College with Mayo Clinic Hospital in Rochester. The cell number was unfamiliar, and... Full story

Meet the Renaissance Man of Pencer

Forget all those fancy places where the yards look manicured, nothing is out of place, and you're afraid to pee on a tree. Here's a nice contrast. Nothing beats hanging around an old sawmill with...

25 years ago… Joan Anderson of Roseau won $100,000 in the Powerball drawing in the Minnesota State Lottery.

LOOKING BACK 5 years ago – June 21, 2014 Jazmine Dirks of Roseau, daughter of Dave and Paula Dirks, had 11” of her hair cut at Carla’s Book Your Look and was donating it to Locks of Love. An 80th birthday party for Randy Lofstedt was to be...

WRITE ON! A Rainy Day in Paris

by Ella Helgeson, English 12, Mrs. Didrikson It was the summer of 2017. My Californian cousin, Kylie, and I were deciding on what to wear for another beautiful, sunny day in Paris, or what we thought... Full story

Court Report

Roseau County Sheriff’s Department Terrance Lee Heaton, Warroad, pled guilty to receiving stolen property with restitution of $4,405, 60 days and three years supervised probation. He pled guilty to receiving stolen property and was fined $210, 90...

Roseau Clay target team captures conference second place honors in both Varsity and Junior Varsity at Alexandria Trap shooting championship

Submitted by: Larry Hosaluk After 9 days of intense competition, the results are in: the Roseau High School Clay Target Team captured second place in Conference 6A at the Alexandria trap shooting championship in both Varsity and Junior Varsity and...

Three features in before the rains win at GRP

by Keith Cumming Overcast skies and cool temps and rain in the area kept racers and fans guessing as to whether or not the Greenbush Race Park would be able to get their race program in.  But the Race Park only received intermittent light...

Broken ankles and disappearing dogs

“On My Mind”, is quite the loaded statement this week. It’s probably best I don’t share everything that is on my mind today. It has been quite eventful lately such as Brandon breaking his... Full story


Recently I was standing at the "express lane" counter at SuperOne to have a few of the sustenance's of life checked through by my friend, Taylor Warne, who always treats us customers as if each of us... Full story

Al Buffum, 68

Roseau - Al Buffum passed away peacefully at his daughter Antoinette’s home in Canyon, on Wednesday, June 12th after a short battle with a very aggressive cancer. Al was born Eldridge Anthony...

Andy Levi Jacobson, 27

Grygla - Andy died unexpectedly at the family farm on June 17, 2019. He was 27. Andy was born in Coon Rapids, on November 2, 1991. He was baptized at Moe Lutheran Church in Roseau. Andy attended...

Delores Kaml, 90

Thief River Falls - Delores "Dolly" Ruth (Knutson) Kaml was born November 22, 1928, in Brant Township, Polk County. She passed away at the Thief River Care Center on June 13, 2019 at the age of 90...

Barbara Maxine Zak, 82

Roseau - Barbara Maxine Zak was born on April 7, 1937 to Amanda (Holland) and Henry A. Petersen. She graduated from Roseau High School in 1955. Following high school she took a 9-month business...

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