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 By Carrie Johnson    News    September 30, 2023 

40 years ago… Lund Decorators celebrated their 7th anniversary.

5 years ago – Sept. 29, 2018 Monica Burkel owner of Past Treasurers, is moving her business to Main Avenue in Roseau. Along with this move she is expanding her sewing and yarn business. The Roseau... Full story


40 years ago… The Roseau golf course got a new look

5 years ago – Sept. 22, 2018 Roseau’s 7th annual wine walk was to be held on September 29. A pancake benefit for Seth Jorgenson who lost his home to fire was to be held on September 23 by the...


40 years ago… Elephants down Main Street.

5 years ago – Sept. 15, 2018 On October 7, the Seventh Annual Roseau Athletic Hall of Fame would honor its inductees along with the Roseau Girls State Championship golf team. Inductees were Wayne...


50 years ago… Helicopters used to spot rustlers

5 years ago – Sept. 8, 2018 Kurt Weston joined Citizens State Bank as a Commercial Loan Officer, filling the shoes of Larry Vatnsdal who was retiring. Candidates for Roseau County Attorney were...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    August 19, 2023

40 years ago… The steeple of Mission Covenant Church was moved.

5 years ago – Aug. 18, 2018 A.J. Edwards and Jed Kobernusz had plans to join forces and open Roseau Exercise Co-op in the building next to Scott’s True Value on Main Avenue in Roseau. At the 86th...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    August 11, 2023

75 years ago… The Swenson and Lee families travel to Sweden

5 years ago – Aug. 11, 2018 Robyn Wiskow reached the personal milestone of 40 years of employment at Citizens State Bank in Roseau. A climbing wall was recently installed in the Roseau School... Full story

 By Carrie Johnson    News    August 5, 2023

25 years ago… Warroad Summer Theatre presented "Hello, Dolly"

5 years ago – Aug. 4, 2018 A Roseau woman, Kassandra Marie Ziska, suffered a non-life threatening injury when her vehicle which was southbound on Highway 89 went off the road to the right, hitting t... Full story

 By Carrie Johnson    News    July 29, 2023

75 years ago… Four people were missing on Blueberry Ridge

5 years ago – July 28, 2018 The Roseau County Fair Board added a White Bengal Tiger exhibit this year to the Roseau County Fair. Chandler Mooney, who would be a Roseau High School Senior this fall,...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    July 22, 2023

25 years ago… Bob Carter, oldest men's golf league player at 82

5 years ago – July 21, 2018 Sharon Hetteen retired as a full time jailer/dispatcher for Roseau County Sheriff’s Department on July 11. She held this position since 1984. Larry Vatnsdal was...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    July 15, 2023

50 years ago… The most destructive storm came through Roseau County

5 years ago – July 14, 2018 Amy McGuire was hired as the new Roseau Elementary School principal. This year was Chuck’s Wagon’s 40th Roseau County Fair. Recent Minnesota State... Full story

 By Carrie Johnson    News    July 8, 2023

75 years ago… A Pencer woman was kicked and trampled by a few cows.

5 years ago – July 7, 2018 The 2018 Roseau County Outstanding Senior Citizen Volunteer Award winners were Marlene Nelson of Roseau and Wes McFarlane of Warroad. Members of the Roseau High School... Full story

 By Carrie Johnson    News    July 1, 2023

40 years ago… Bauer hockey skates on sale for $29.99

5 years ago – June 30, 2018 Roseau’s representative to the American Legion Boys State this year was Dalton Hanson. The Roseau 9th grade girls qualified for the Pacesetter Great Five State... Full story

 By Carrie Johnson    News    June 24, 2023

25 years ago… Laura Lundbohm scores a hole in one

5 years ago – June 23, 2018 In honor of Eldyne Erickson’s 90th birthday in January, her children built a “Little Library” and put the book exchange on Judy Magnusson’s Quilt S’More propert...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    June 17, 2023

75 years ago… Swan Hokanson succumbed to tetanus

5 years ago – June 16, 2018 Roseau Ram golfer Gina Wensloff placed 20th at the AA State Golf Tournament held at the Ridges Sandhill Creek Golf Course in Jordan. Lloyd and Sandy Dunham were celebrati...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    June 10, 2023

50 years ago… Two men retire after 72.5 combined years of service

5 years ago – June 9, 2018 Roseau Ram golfer Gina Wensloff was headed to the Minnesota State Girls Golf Tournament. Veteran Roseau County Commissioners Mark Foldesi and Glenda Phillipe chose to not...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    June 3, 2023

40 years ago… The Roseau Ram girl's dominate the track meet.

5 years ago – June 2, 2018 Charlie Starren received an “Apple Award” on his retirement as a Roseau School bus driver. Celebrating their May birthdays at the Four Season’s Center “Birthday... Full story

 By Carrie Johnson    News    May 27, 2023

75 years ago… The Dokken Brothers find a ring lost on their property

5 years ago – May 26, 2018 Weston Sprabary, age 6, of Roseau was pictured with a 22’’ Walleye he caught at Stoie’s on May 12. Larry and Maureen Severson of Roseau were celebrating their 50th w...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    May 20, 2023

Edwin Monsrud suffers injuries from snowmobile race

5 years ago – May 19, 2018 The Roseau High School Commencement speakers were Karina Fredrickson, daughter of Richard and Pamela Fredrickson; Abigail Huss, daughter of John and Cathy Huss; and...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    May 13, 2023

50 years ago… A Roseau athlete collapses dead after run

5 years ago – May 12, 2018 On April 2 Chantel Vatnsdal became the new librarian at the Roseau Public Library. Avery Novotny notched a hole-in-one using a 7 iron on the 183-yard 7th hole at Oakcrest...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    May 6, 2023

50 years ago… A lot of alcohol was confiscated by the "no fun police".

5 years ago – May 5, 2018 The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council announced the Art Exhibit winners. Among the winners was Sherri Kruger of Badger for mixed media “Fiery Stump”. Roseau American...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    April 29, 2023

Many years ago… A lot happened in the past

5 years ago – Apr. 28, 2018 En Liten Svensk Shoppe was opening in Roseau on May 18. Celebrating their April Birthdays of Month at the Four Season’s Senior Center were Don Kofstad, Eva Gregerson,...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    April 22, 2023

75 years ago… Two youngsters narrowly escape with their lives

5 years ago – Apr. 21, 2018 Roseau “Wrestlers of the Week” were Briar Williams-Kindergarten and T.J. Johnson-3rd grade. Tim and Brittany Tesarek are the proud parents of a son, Aaron Avery,...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    April 15, 2023

40 years ago… Warroad and Baudette ports open 24/7

5 years ago – Apr. 14, 2018 The buildings at Pelan Park were moving to a new home at Wagon Wheel Ridge, west of Karlstad on April 14. Northern Lights Family Dentistry was celebrating their tenth...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    March 18, 2023

50 years ago… Five people injured in an automobile accident

5 years ago – Mar. 17, 2018 A 22.8 million dollar Lotto America winning ticket was sold at the Holiday Station in Roseau. Named to the Concordia College fall semester Dean’s List were Alexis...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    March 4, 2023

5 years ago… Roseau American Legion Post 24 celebrates 99 years

5 years ago – Mar. 3, 2018 Celebrating their February Birthdays of the Month at the Four Seasons Senior Citizen Center were Clifford Holm, Esther Olson, Greg Halvorson, Audrey Stone and Vivian...


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