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Mr. Strandlund ends a long bus run

Imagine driving a school bus ever since President Gerald Ford was in office and, during that time, kids have thrown up in the bus, needed to go to the bathroom and can you drive the bus a little...

Seven minutes with The veritable Mayor of Roseau

by Jeff Olsen Mayor Jeff Pelowski plays it close to the vest. For sure, if he were a woman, he wouldn't tell his age. Or weight! He is serving the last year of eleven two-year terms and is the...

The Warroad Backpack Program; Feeds Children, Promotes Learning

When the last of the cornflakes flutter into the cereal bowl with the remaining dribbles of milk from the carton and the heel of the bread has been toasted, it can be a long day for many children...

This local postman has been around the block

Right off, the guy doesn't look like a mailman. Instead, he belongs on a Harley roaring up and down Main Avenue in Roseau. Meet Jim Scherrer, 41, who could be dealing blackjack in Vegas or mining for...

Court Report

Roseau County Sheriff’s Dept. Jaustyn Renae Dahl, Greenbush, pled guilty to underage drinking and was fined $100 and unsupervised monitoring without conviction for 6 months. (Badge #1924) Emmie Ann Jacobson, Greenbush, pled guilty to underage...

Gatzke Area Tidbits

Dwight & Kristi Scharmer of  Drayton were dinner guests on New Year’s Day at the Howard Lunsetter home. Brian Severts of Minnetonka  spent a few days during Christmas at his parents, the Alan Severts. Everyone is welcome to Sail which is Stay...

RAMS PICK UP FIRST WINS OF THE SEASON

Submitted by: Gregg Iverson It was just a matter of time. Coach Hayden knew it, the team knew it and the Rams faithful knew it. After a couple of close games, a win was certain to happen. Last week...

Rams Girls Beat Hibbing 9-1

submitted by Steve Huglen The Rams traveled to historic Hibbing Memorial Arena on Saturday, January 11th and brought their offense with as well. Roseau jumped out to a 6-0 first period lead on the way to the 9-1 final score. Roseau had goals from...

Roseau Rams girls basketball team picks up wins

submitted by Tracy Borowicz On January 6 the Lady Rams traveled to TRF to take on the Prowlers. The Rams played the game without three varsity players- Masynn Janicke (hurt), Morgan Boroos (sick) and Nikki Alaras (hurt). The Rams started out...

BGMR wrestlers defeat Rams, 43-9

On Tuesday evening in the RHS gymnasium, the annual dual between the always tough BGMR Gators was not an issue. For the Gators, whose fans always enjoy the one-sided rivalry, the order of the night, if possible, was to shut out the Rams. There was...

10UB Girls go 0-3-1 at home

The Girls got a break from traveling this cold January weekend with three home district games. The first game was against an evenly matched East Grand Forks team. EGF got out to a 4-0 lead, before Rayne Monkman broke the scoring on a passing setup...

Rams compete at Central Cass Lettermen's Tournament

On Saturday at the 27 team wrestling tourney in Casselton, North Dakota, the Rams tied for 18th place while crowning one individual champion along with a fourth place medal winner. At 145, junior...

WRITE ON! Section 29

by Gunnar Lund, English 7, Mrs. Didrikson   One day my cousin Boe and I were walking in the woods when we stumbled upon an old abandoned shack. When we walked up to it we knew that it had been...

Christmas with the In-Laws and V.A. Appointment

January is time for Christmas in Grand Forks with Kyle's family. I have decided that this needs to be the last year of a January Christmas. Once Christmas is over and the two biggest issues of the...

JESUS' JOURNEY TO JR. HIGH, PART II

If you're a parent reading this, or maybe even a grandparent, can you remember your child's first word (or words)? Perhaps you wrote them down in their "baby book." Maybe it was "da-da," or "ma-ma."...

A little history quiz for the brightest

We are an immigrant nation. At the beginning of the 20th Century, the White Anglo-Saxon Protestants (WASPs) didn't much care for the hordes of invading Irish, Italians, Slavs, Greeks, and Germans...

Looking Back

5 years ago – Jan. 17, 2015 Kellie Parnow, a senior at Badger High School, placed third in the Minnesota VFW’s 9th District for her entry in the VFW Voice of Democracy audio-essay competition....

Flood Control!! My A**

I am writing on behalf of the farmers and landowners in the Roseau Lake area of Roseau County, where the Roseau River Watershed District and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources propose to construct a project, which they are saying is for...

Mary Jo Michal, 58

Duluth -"Life is like the ocean. It can be calm and still or rough and rigid but in the end it is always beautiful." On Monday, January 6, 2020, Mary Jo Michal, our loving daughter, sister and... Full story

James Raymond Vistad, 61

High Ridge, Mo. -James Raymond Vistad, age 61, died on December 23, 2019 at his home in High Ridge, Mo. due to heart complications which he struggled with for a number of years. He was born June 7,... Full story

Roger Dale Lundstrom, 77

Thief River Falls -Roger Lundstrom of Thief River Falls, passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at Sanford Medical Center in Thief River Falls, surrounded by his loving family. Roger Dale Lundstrom... Full story

Kevin Oscar Williamson, 60

Gatzke- Kevin Oscar Williamson passed away on January 15, 2020 at the age of 60. He was born in Roseau, on September 5, 1959, the son Kermit and Rose (Story) Williamson. He married Katherine Kemp on... Full story

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