Articles from the July 15, 2017 edition

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 By Jeff Olsen    News    July 15, 2017

FEMA Gives Roseau the Green Light on Flood Protection

Finally, as of July 31, 2017, the City of Roseau will no longer be in the flood plain. That's the word from Mayor Jeff Pelowski, who noted that only four residences will remain in the flood plain....

 
 By Shelly Nelson    News    July 15, 2017

Fair week is so much more than vacation week

On this 111th Anniversary of the Roseau County Fair, almost anyone you ask will say the best part of the fair is, hands down, the reunions and the memory makers. Local resident, Heather Sabourin may...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    July 15, 2017

Roseau Liquor Store will remain closed on Sundays

Buy your beer, wine, and liquor the other six days of the week. That's the word at the present time from Mayor Jeff Pelowski. "We're not taking any action on that until after our construction project...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    July 15, 2017

Author Jerry Rice is coming to Roseau

Let's cut to the chase. Jerry's debut novel, Raven Avenging, is rip-roaring, righteous, raw, realistic, refreshing, and has a romantic angle with the main setting in northwest Minnesota in the late...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    July 15, 2017

It's all in the military family

Val Bernat, the Roseau native and retired infantry officer who can bark commands with the best of them and always goes right by the book, was humbly moved following the swearing in of his...

 
 By Shelly Nelson    Opinion    July 15, 2017

The Working Mom

Whether your family choice is for you to be a stay at home working mom (because trust me, I see how hard my SAH mommies work!) or work outside of the home, there is one thing we all have in common-...

 
 By Dave Peterson    Opinion    July 15, 2017

Broken Process

I want to jump right into this weeks discussion. We have started a series at our church titled, “The PROCESS.” We are talking about how most often than not God takes us through a process instead of giving us an immediate answer. The process is the...

 

State Auditor's Actions Hurt Northwest Minnesota

To the Editor, Submitted by: State Rep. Dan Fabian’s Office. State Auditor Rebecca Otto is playing politics at the expense of Northwest Minnesota taxpayers. After the Legislature passed a law signed by Governor Dayton in 2015 expanding the o...

 

This and that

To the Editor, This has got to be the first summer with almost no mosquitos til into July in the history of Roseau County! It was a real treat to be outside and not even think about them. Recent rains have changed that and brought us back to reality...

 

MaryJo Kvien, 66

Pinecreek - MaryJo Irene Kvien passed away unexpectedly at her home on July 9, 2017. MaryJo Kvien was born in Roseau, on December 24, 1950, to Marcel and Blanche (Meier) Novotny. She grew up in Badger, and graduated from Badger High School. MaryJo...

 

Ray G. Christianson, 75

Grand Forks, N.D. - Ray passed away on Monday, July 3, 2017 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND at the age of 75. Ray Garret Christianson was born in Ross Township of Roseau County, on September 5, 1941, to Rudolph and Myrtle (Lee) Christianson. He...

 

Gale Edward Jenson, 78

Sierra VIsta, Ariz. - Gale Edward Jenson died on July 3, 2017 at this daughter home near Sierra Vista, Ariz. Gale was born on December 8, 1938 at Badger. To Joseph and Thelma (Thompson) Jenson. Gale is survived by his three daughters, Gloria at...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Sports    July 15, 2017

How Sweet it is for Jessica!

Jessica Johnson-Herling, a 16-handicap golfer and 1998 Warroad High School graduate, won't likely ever forget Sunday, July 9, 2017. Not with her hole in one on the 10th hole at Oakcrest Golf Course...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Sports    July 15, 2017

Meet the Men's Golf League winners

While it's early in the 2nd half of the Men's Golf League at Oakcrest, Richard's Barber Shop leads the rest of the competition by a close shave, according to commissioner Mark Wilson. On the Front 9...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Sports    July 15, 2017

Legion Post #24 wins home play-off, 11-1

On Tuesday evening, Roseau American Post #24 took it to Kittson County Central at Gilbertson Field in Roseau. The only inning the lads didn't score in was the 1st inning and, after that, they scored...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Sports    July 15, 2017

Roseau to host Babe Ruth Regional

On July 26, Gilbertson Field will be the site for the four-day Babe Ruth Midwest Regional Tournament with state champions from seven states, according to Todd Wensloff, the tournament director. Each...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    July 15, 2017

Ada defeats Roseau Royals in tight contest

The Ada Athletics bunched their hits at just the right time in a senior amateur baseball game against the Roseau Royals in Ada on Sunday. Going into the bottom of the 6th inning with the game tied at...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Sports    July 15, 2017

Legion Lads head into playoffs on a win

It was just the kind of warm-up that Roseau American Legion Post #24 needed as they defeated Kittson County Central on Sunday in Kennedy. The lads never trailed as they took a 2-0 lead in the top of...

 
 By Jed Kobernusz    Sports    July 15, 2017

Workout of the Week - WOW #37

Coming from a place of motivation and change can be difficult to find. Movement Comes From Within your body and soul. Today's WOW will provide you with the exact blueprint to keep moving and stay motivated. People reach out to me daily now and the...

 

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