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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...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    February 1, 2020

More than an Olympian, he's the Lord's ambassador

by Jeff Olsen John Peterson, 71, an Olympic freestyle wrestling champion from Wisconsin, was in Roseau earlier this week speaking with a humble heart about his successes and setbacks. He quotes Script...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    February 1, 2020

Young Harry wins Roseau School GeoBee

by Jeff Olsen One young lady nailed this question: Camp David, a presidential retreat in Catoctin Mountain Park, is located in which eastern state that borders Delaware? With parents and grandparents...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    February 1, 2020

It's a first ever in Roseau Spelling Bee

by Jeff Olsen On Monday evening at the Roseau School Theater, this was no ordinary Roseau School District Spelling Bee. No way! Ms. Ann Olson, one of the judges along with Mrs. Carla Olsen and Mrs. Ka...

 

WRITE ON! Helping Hay Bales

by Savannah Detweiler, English 7, Mrs. Didrikson Friday, after school on a cold winter day, I got home and we started packing.  My brother, my sister, and I were waiting for my grandma and grandpa...

 

Grill Achieves Eagle Scout Rank

Harley G. Grill, son of Rex and Terri Grill of Warroad, has achieved Boy Scouting's highest rank, that of Eagle Scout. Harley Grill, age 18, is a member of Boy Scout Troop 151, chartered by A.O....

 

Ross Rink Opened In Big 'Sports Day'

Reprinted from the March 2, 1950 Roseau Times-Region Ross Pinecreek Duxby formally dedicated it's new skating rink Sunday as approximately 200 people from all parts of the county gathered for an...

 

COURT REPORT

Roseau County Sheriff’s Dept. Amanda Lee Hald, York, Neb., pled guilty to theft and was fined $135 restitution of $122. Local confinement of 90 days. Commit to Nebraska State Correctional Facility. (Badge #1946) Trevor John Hasbrouck, Roseau, pled...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    February 1, 2020

Happy Groundhog's Day, all you loonies!

For every pretty girl or woman who has ever smiled at me, this column is dedicated to you. Oh, I've known some pretty women and here it is, almost Groundhog's Day, and I don't have an original...

 

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...

 

Sinusitis

The sinuses are small, hollow spaces inside the head that drain into the nose. The sinuses often get blocked up after a cold or from hay fever and other seasonal allergies. The medical name for sinus problems is sinusitis. Sinus problems can be very...

 

JB Copeland, 62

Roseau -JB Copeland, age 62, went with the angels on December 31, 2019. He was born to Leslie Kenneth Copeland, Sr. and Verona Maxine Javine on January 13, 1957, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. JB was raised in t...

 

Marilyn Olive Flaten, 88

Roseau -Marilyn O. Flaten passed away on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at LifeCare Manor in Roseau, at the age of 88 years. Marilyn Olive Kvien was born June 7, 1931 at Sheldon, N.D., to Olaf and Myrtle...

 

CBP officers seize $900K worth of counterfeit U.S. currency

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the International Falls Port of Entry seized $900,000 in counterfeit United States currency Friday that was discovered in a commercial rail...

 
 By Pastor Joe    Opinion    February 1, 2020

Two Words That Say It All

I have never recovered from reading Rabbi Abraham Heschel's probing book, Man's Quest for God. It is written to Jewish worshipers, but there's a strong message there for all of us; particularly...

 

Down The Road

submitted by Arlette Solom “Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.” Theodore Roosevelt Thank you to the Roseau Times-Region for printing the monthly news of Four Seasons Senior Center. It is a...

 

Looking Back

5 years ago – Jan. 31, 2015 Ashley Mellstrom was Roseau’s Spelling Bee champion. Catie Glodowski was runner-up and also advanced to the Regional Spelling Bee. Eliza Evans of rural Roseau recently...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Sports    February 1, 2020

Wrestlers drop three in Blackduck Quad

by Jeff Olsen On Tuesday evening in Blackduck, the wrestlers lost three duals, but there was a big highlight in their opening dual against Grand Forks Red River, which won by a score of 48-13. At...

 

Rams Hockey Playoffs Begin February 8th

submitted by Steve Huglen The Roseau Rams Girls Hockey team will begin their play-off quest on Saturday, February 8th. Roseau completes their Section 8AA regular season by hosting Brainerd on Friday, January 31st. The Section 8AA playoff seeding...

 

Santl Reaches 200 Career Points

submitted by Steve Huglen Senior Kayla Santl notched her 200th career point on January 28th at the Rams Sports Center when she assisted on long-time teammate Anika Stoskopf’s third period goal in a 5-1 win over Thief River Falls. Kayla has now...

 

BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM GOES 2-3 IN LAST FIVE GAMES

Submitted by: Gregg Iverson The boys basketball team has had a fairly busy schedule the last couple of weeks and have had a few close games and some that weren't. Read on, oh faithful ones! January 16th, the Rams were in TRF to take on the Prowlers....

 

Roseau Rams Girls Hockey Wins Three More

submitted by Steve Huglen The Rams Girls Hockey team is now 16-5-2 with two regular season games remaining. Roseau beat Section 8AA rivals Sartell 6-1 on January 24th and St. Cloud 7-0 on January 25th before knocking off traditional rival Thief River...

 

Youth Wrestlers Meet Olympic Gold Medalist

submitted by Coach Mack I don't imagine many of you could name the winner of the 82 kg freestyle gold medal at the Montreal Olympic games in 1976? Well, that medal belongs to a man by the name of...

 

Local leaders participate in Extension program

Tyson and Cassie Lovejoy, Warroad are Roseau County's representatives in the Red River Valley Emerging Leadership Program. Alumni of the program from the county nominated them to take part in the...

 

Isane Attends American Farm Bureau Annual Convention

Shayne Isane of Badger attended the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Annual Convention held in Austin, Texas January 17-22. Shayne serves as the MFBF District VII Director. Attendees had the opportunity to attend farm tours and sessions and...

 

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