Articles from the March 4, 2023 edition

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 By Jeff Olsen    News    March 4, 2023

Seven to contest for District 4 County Commissioner

by Jeff Olsen By Tuesday, February 28, at 5 p.m., the primary race was set with seven candidates - Brett Creger, Kyle Cole, Rick Jenson, Kermit Jensen, Gerald Landby, Tim Palmquist, and Mike Tesarek....

 
 By Laurel Latham    News    March 4, 2023

Yeti Fest Fundraiser For Warroad Special Olympics Team

by Laurel Latham Although Warroad's Yeti keeps a low profile for most of the year, except for an occasional early morning stop at Caribou Coffee on his way to skate the Riverbend Skate Path, Yeti is... Full story

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    March 4, 2023

Seth Cossentine Advances to the State Wrestling Tournament

by Jeff Olsen The youngest Ram wrestler ever to advance to the Minnesota State High School Wrestling Tournament isn't a peewee tipping the scales at 106 pounds. He's a very capable 138 pounder with a...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    March 4, 2023

The War Bride and the Soldier made a perfect pair

by Jeff Olsen The son is their spokesman. He's no longer a kid and knows from 20th Century history that others had it even tougher. Still, the woman he admires, now deceased, lived through the terror...

 
 By Julie Elick    Opinion    March 4, 2023

My Reading Journey by: Lilly Olson

Lilly Olson Mrs. Didrikson College Prep English 11 15 January 2023 When you are young, the fear of being different from your peers is terrifying. Being a slow reader can be challenging for a young...

 
 By Julie Elick    Opinion    March 4, 2023

A phone call with memories and a basket

I actually did it. My wastebasket at work was a mess. Chocolate coffee, address labels, and food. How did food get in there? I put instant oatmeal in my cobalt blue cup, microwave it up, and eat it....

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    March 4, 2023

Roseau resident dies from self-inflicted gunshot

by Jeff Olsen On Tuesday morning, Roseau Police Chief Marc Hodge was contacted at his office following a Monday evening report on iNewZ.TV that there had been a fatal shooting on the 900 block of 6th...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    March 4, 2023

Looking at life with a jaundiced eye

Beautiful! Every morning I leap out of bed, do my usual routine, which is thinking about exercising - 100 pushups, running in place, lifting some dumb bells - and then I immediately think, "What the...

 

The boys came in first place!

Kyle, Steve and Brian entered the Lumberjack Competition this past Saturday. It was quite the race! You have three people on your team and you are strapped together onto two 2x4's. You ski strapped...

 

Taking Time Out To Play

After a lifetime of observing all species of wildlife, the common denominator is that they all take time out to play. The Sharp-tails that stop in for the free food are no exception. There is an eight to ten foot tall snow pile on the edge of the...

 

Shirley Ann (Pearson) Horner, 91

Warroad- Shirley Ann (Pearson) Horner of Warroad, passed away at the Warroad Senior Living Center in Warroad on February 23, 2023 at the age of 91. Shirley was born on September 7, 1931 in the...

 

Robert (Bob) William Yates, 72

Badger- Robert William Yates passed away peacefully on February 24, 2023 after a short battle with cancer at the age of 72. Bob was born on July 9th, 1950 in Roseau to Mildred (Armstrong) and William...

 

Robert (Bob) William Yates, 72

Edina- Brian Johnson, age 50 of Edina passed away peacefully after a long fight with pneumonia and other numerous health struggles February 13, 2023. Brian was born February 8, 1973 to Jane and Gary...

 

Brian Gary Johnson, 50

Edina- Brian Johnson, age 50 of Edina passed away peacefully after a long fight with pneumonia and other numerous health struggles February 13, 2023. Brian was born February 8, 1973 to Jane and Gary...

 

Chrest Hamness, 95

Strathcona- Chrest Hamness, Strathcona, passed away peacefully at the age of 95 years, 11 months and 14 days on February 28, 2023 at Greenbush LifeCare Manor. Chrest Ibenhart Hamness was born March 14...

 

Iva Ardell (Strandlund) Lynn, 92

Greenwood, Ind.- Iva Ardell (Strandlund) Lynn was born on September 4, 1930, to Elmer and Anna (Mattson) Strandlund. She was born "in town" at the Lundquist family home in Roseau. Iva grew up on the...

 

Gregory Wayne Brown, 75

Williams- Gregory Wayne Brown, 75, a lifelong rebel, of Williams passed away February 13, 2023, following a short illness. Greg was born on August 31, 1947 in Schererville, Indiana. He was the second...

 
 By Tom Palen    Opinion    March 4, 2023

The Far Side

I couldn't find the item I was looking for, so I asked for help, "Hi, can you tell me where you keep the…." John interrupted. "It's on the other side of the store," he answered monotonously. "How d...

 
 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 P...

 
 By Blayke Nelson    Sports    March 4, 2023

Lady Warriors state Champions!

by Blayke Nelson Fall of 2022 Coming off the incredible season and summer filled with celebration, we were ready to get back on the ice and into the swing of things. We graduated a few seniors who...

 
 By Genevieve Michal    News    March 4, 2023

Salol News by Genevieve Michal

The Warroad girls hockey team was at the State Tournament. The girls took home the State Championship. Katie Comstock was named to the All Tournament Team. Henry Harren was with the pep band performing for the games. Warroad fans filled the cheering...

 

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