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Bonfire with Gourmet S'mores

One of my favorite spring/summer/fall things to do is to have a bonfire. On a nice cool evening, a cozy fire and S'MORES!! I am a bit of a pyro so it's no surprise I like a bonfire and the same goes... Full story

 

Tell Me NOT to do Something and I Will Do It Twice

It was a bit of a week. Re-modeling is always nice when it's done but when you're in the middle of it...not so much! Steve Bouton started it off with sheetrocking and texturing. He then had a couple...

 

A Week off Used to Sound Enticing...Not Anymore!

I was thinking the other day on how pre-COVID-19 a lot of people used to wish they could have a break. A break to stay home and 'get things done'. I for one am one of these people. I always wish I... Full story

 
 By Jodi Wojciechowski    News    May 9, 2020

Roseau Mercantile opens in Roseau

There are empty buildings in our area that make some people's imaginations go wild with the endless possibilities of what new business or service they could bring to the area. An addition to attract...

 

Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother's Day Mother's Day is a day to honor our Moms. Mother's Day is Sunday, May 10 this year. Both Kyle and I are definitely lucky to have the Moms we have. I can safely say my brother, Kevin,...

 

Stores are Closed, Except those that are Open

Thank you to everyone for all the messages, texts and kind words on my column last week! I don't feel like I'm alone in all this craziness and confusion thanks to each and every one of you! Several...

 

Essential, Nonessential, mask, no mask, 6, 3 or 13 feet apart

I've been trying to live by the 'one day at a time' motto for awhile now. I think it probably goes back to when Kevin and Dyan passed away. it made me realize that no matter how hard you try to...

 

Northern Resources to begin demolition in April

There are so many unknowns in the world, but there is one thing for sure, Northern Resources Cooperative is growing. Over the past two years a new Northern Resources C-Store has been in the works, a...

 

My Birthday is Cancelled for this year

Pre COVID-19 my birthday has been in April, but this year it's CANCELLED! Today we were supposed to be driving to South Padre, Texas for my birthday and a long awaited vacation from life. But instead...

 

Separated by Borders, but happy in their hearts

Covid-19 is making everyone think outside of the box. One such situation is Deb Watson. Deb and her husband Mark moved from Canada to Warroad in 1985 when Mark took a job at Warroad Congregational...

 

Dad, Kyle, Yvonne and Roseau Strong

What's on my mind is how crazy the world is right now and all the acts of kindness I'm seeing and hearing about. It is great to live in an area where people still care about each other in these...

 

Stay Safe and Be Very Quiet....

This is going to be a very short column, since what is on my mind is probably something I shouldn't talk about! But that isn't the only thing on my mind. I hope everyone is staying safe and finding a...

 

Roseau Strong - Stay Safe and Don't Panic!

I can't seem to wrap my head around the Coronavirus. I know it's serious, but the behavior of some people is making me go...huh?!? My most bizarre time during all of this so far is when I went to get...

 

LifeCare named to the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals List

LifeCare Medical Center was named one of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States by The Chartis Group for the second time. In the United States there are over 1300 Critical Access...

 

Life is a Whirlwind

My life has been somewhat of a whirlwind lately. I keep hearing, "I don't know how you manage to get everything done!" Well...I don't. I do what has to be done and some things have been neglected. I...

 

Napkin Dispenser on My Sleeve...Huh??

It’s been a week! Last Friday was Kyle’s echo-cardiogram in which we found out great news. He doesn’t have heart disease or blocked arteries. As happy as I was to hear this, I instantly went to, what is wrong then? When I asked the surgeon what...

 

Chef Jonathan Zayas

If you are a member of the Roseau Civic and Commerce and attended either the Annual Meeting or the recent Business After Hours, you have had the pleasure of Chef Jonathan Zayas' Puerto Rican cuisine....

 

Short and Sweet This Week!

Bro may have got a bit long-winded this week, but I'm good with it since I am a bit tired out. We leave tonight (Thursday) for Grand Forks for Kyle's ecocardiogram Friday morning to see if he needs a...

 

Jeri Came for a Visit while we were in Rochester

We made it to Rochester and the Mayo appointments are done. Now it's time to get the paper finished up. We have been emailing back and forth a lot! I think it's about under control and I can start...

 

Ross Community and Rec Celebrates 70 Years

by Jodi Wojciechowski The Ross Rink has been enjoyed by kids and adults from all over the Roseau and Badger area for 70 years. The Ross Community Rink and Rec strives to provide a safe place for area...

 

Pranks and Surprises...Ohhh MY!

I saw a prank people were pulling and it said it was a must to try on your kids. Well Brandon isn't so much a "kid" anymore but he is "my kid" so I thought I would give it a shot. This is all done by...

 

Chocolate Mousse Mirror Glaze Cake by Jonathan Zayes

Monday evening was the Annual Roseau Civic and Commerce Meeting. It was a fun evening spent with people who all share a love for Roseau. Roseau Proud! The article on the back page highlights the meeti... Full story

 

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...

 

Update on Dad and Cecile's Christmas Present to Me!

Sixteen weeks of chemo didn't honestly sound like a long time. I mean it's basically just four months of your life which isn't much. But, you add chemo to those not very long sixteen weeks of your lif...

 

Community Prayer Box Makes its Home in Badger

Pastor Dave has been at the First Baptist Church in Badger for four years, as of this past December. He has been a part of a lot of tragedies in our community and wanted a way to help. He had been try...

 

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