Articles from the January 4, 2023 edition

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 By Jeff Olsen    News    January 4, 2023

Roseau County Commissioner Russell Walker resigns

by Jeff Olsen A week ago Tuesday, veteran District 4 Roseau County Commissioner Russell Walker submitted his resignation via a letter, which was read during the board meeting at the Roseau County...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    January 4, 2023

Here's Looking at Crime and Punishment in Roseau County

by Jeff Olsen Doing "hard time" is sitting in a cell day after day in the Roseau County Detention Center. You could be a millionaire or a pauper but if you are arrested and denied bail, you're doing... Full story


He put Red Lake County on the National Map

by Jeff Olsen Back in 2015, Chris Ingraham, a reporter for the Washington Post, came upon some fascinating data. He then wrote the piece and it went viral. Imagine a different scenario if a reporter...

 By Tom Palen    Opinion    January 4, 2023


"You need a haircut," she said. I looked in the mirror and what I saw made it impossible to argue with her. "I don't have time to get a haircut" was my best comeback. So I got in my van and drove to t...

 By Julie Elick    Opinion    January 4, 2023

Fruit Inspection Time

The word "good" is used so frequently in our everyday lives that it almost loses its meaning. For example, how many times a day do we say, "good morning" and "good luck" and "good work" I have the wor...

 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    January 4, 2023

Just making everyone's day is hard work!

Earlier in the week, I called this chap for some info and said, "How's it going, mayor?" Jeff Pelowski, the Roseau County Environmental Officer, briefly chuckled when informed that he will always be...


Post Office and Furbabies

Wow! I knew I was frustrated with the Post Office, but I wasn't expecting quite the amount of comments and stories I heard after my column last week. I did get my RTR on Saturday along with The... Full story


Get Tough Or Die

This global warming AKA climate change is sure looking a lot like nothing has changed a whole lot. We usually can count on a short January thaw but January and February used to have a lot of days of “good limbing”. Good limbing usually meant... Full story


Iva Ardell Lynn, 92

Indianapolis, Ind.- Iva Ardell Lynn, age 92, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away on Decem­ber 19, 2022. Iva is sur­vived by her 2 daugh­ters; 3 grandchildren; great-granddaughter; and her 2...


I Have Seen The King

Isaiah was just as human as us and we are just as sinful as he was. Yet God calls us to a relationship with him and into his service. In doing so he puts His name on the line through us. Isaiah said,...

 By Arlette Solom    News    January 4, 2023


Submitted by Arlette Solom "Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant." Robert Louis Stevenson The February Birthday Luncheon will be on Wednesday, February 15, 2023 at 11:30 a.m. If you are a member of Four Seasons...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    January 4, 2023

25 years ago ....Fair entertainment was Franko's Magician, Toby Keith and Neil McCoy

5 years ago – Feb. 3, 2018 Kate Kennedy was the winner of the Roseau School Spelling Bee and Jadyn Novak was the runner-up. Granted Honorary Life Memberships in the Roseau American Legion Post 24...


Roger Hites Sr.

My father was paralyzed by tripping over a dolly that was hooked up to his Thunderbird in the beginning of September, he was flown to Grand Forks Airport and admitted and had emergency surgery.... Full story


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