Articles from the May 27, 2023 edition

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 By Ryan Honl    News    May 27, 2023

US Navy Veteran Jim McDonald and the Veterans History Project

by Ryan Honl The aircraft carrier USS Coral Sea launched in the 1940s at the time of the Second World War and saw it's last day of service in 1990. It was named after the Battle of the Coral Sea in... Full story

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    May 27, 2023

Stordahl Flies High On Veterans Honor Flight

by Jeff Olsen Call him the Happy Soldier. He didn't mind KP, polishing brass, shining boots, policing cigarette butts, or dropping down and doing 50 push-ups. To this day, he has no regrets about his...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    May 27, 2023

Appreciative Paula Has a New Lease on Life

by Jeff Olsen Paula Peterson wasn't quite at Heaven's Gate, but the Roseau resident wasn't running marathons, skipping rope or climbing the Grand Tetons. She needed a new kidney. "I'm okay," she said...

 

Write On: Samantha Butler "The Art of Hanging Out With Myself

Essay by: Samantha Butler Roseau Community School Mrs. Didrikson, College English 11 When I enter my gray-blue house, knowing that no one else is there, I am ecstatic. As soon as I cross the threshold of the entryway, I begin. I belt the notes of...

 
 By Julie Elick    Opinion    May 27, 2023

I'm coming back!

Joe was in his last days in the hospital. The first night of a total of three weeks, was our wakeup call to the finish line. Joe's first words were "I want to go to Heaven, and I want to go right... Full story

 

Life Is Bigger Than The Immediate: The Second Coming Part 1

An important word in the life of the Christian Church is "doctrine" for some folks hearing the word doctrine. The word doctrine refers to that which we believe. Doctrine defines our faith: what we...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    May 27, 2023

A Life is really worth sharing and appreciating

Always when there is mention of TV characters, I think of our wonderful local characters who should be on the telly or in the movies. Take the Dawg, aka Steve Furuseth, a wonderful and roguish...

 

Ripley's Aquarium - Myrtle Beach

Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, located at Broadway at the Beach, lets you experience the wonders of the ocean up close and personal! Planet Jellies is where you are fully immersed into the... Full story

 
 By Ryan Honl    Opinion    May 27, 2023

Roseau is a Great Place to Live

Great to Be Back After being away for over 30 years, it's great to be back in Roseau. As a kid you want to leave a small town and see the world. I got to do that. The bucket list of stuff is pretty...

 

NO MSM Mentions

With the combination of smoke from Canada and the peak of the pollen season the people with allergies are having a tough go of it. Being lucky enough to not having to experience the problem but only listen to and observe others the only comfort is...

 

Rose Marie Fredrickson, 96

Roseau- Rose Marie (Davidson) Fredrickson was born to Aaron and Daryl (Cole) Davidson on March 14, 1927 in Winner in Beltrami State Forest. The oldest of 10 children, she attended Winner country...

 

Betty Smith, 84

Warroad- Betty Smith passed away at her home in Warroad on December 21, 2022 at the age of 84. Betty Joyce Gohr was born August 21, 1937 in Sultan, Wash. to Fred and Esther (Coulter) Gohr. She was...

 

Georgia Thomas, 86

Warroad- Georgia Lee Thomas, age 86, of Bloomington, pased away on May 18, 2023. Georgia lived out her faith in God by serving those in her life. She was a charter member of Normandale Hylands UMC...

 

Clayton Harlen Monsrud, Jr., 81

Pittsburgh, Pa.- Clayton Harlen Monsrud, Jr. passed away May 19, 2023 at the age of 81. Clayton was born July 14, 1941 to Clayton and Rose Monsrud in Stokes Township. He was the oldest of 13...

 

Timothy Ralland Harrison, 62

Warroad- Timothy Ralland Harrison died on May 16, 2023 at 62. His service was held at Zion Lutheran Church in Warroad on Monday, May 22 and 2 p.m. He was born and raised in Warroad, where he...

 

Murray Andrew Odegaard, 65

Cape Coral, Fla.- Murray A. Odegaard, 65, passed away after complications with Covid Pneumonia, on February 18, 2023. He was born July 8, 1957, in Roseau, the son of Dennis and Phyllis (Setran)...

 

Murray Neil Miller, 63

Warroad- Murray Neil Miller, age 63, of Warroad passed away recently at his home in Warroad. Murray was born on January 31, 1960 in Warroad to JoAnn (Erickson) and Loren Miller. He grew up on the...

 
 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 Laurel Latham    News    May 27, 2023

May is Arbor Month in Minnesota

by Laurel Latham What does he plant who plants a tree? He plants a friend of sun and sky; He plants the flag of breezes free; The shaft of beauty towering high. He plants a home to heaven anigh For...

 
 By Tom Palen    Opinion    May 27, 2023

The Smelt Fry

My neighbor Penne sent me a message: "Hey! Asking a favor: would you check if there are still tickets for the Green Door smelt fry on May 20; and, if there are, buy two for us? Obviously, we'll...

 

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