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Articles from the August 1, 2020 edition

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 By Jeff Olsen    News    August 1, 2020

Schools can reopen depending on certain parameters

In order for Badger, Greenbush, Roseau, and Warroad school districts to go back to in-person learning on September 8, Roseau County must have less than 10 new cases of the coronavirus per 10,000...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    August 1, 2020

Local Banker has the pulse of the community

On Monday at Citizens State Bank, President Robert J. Foley, the son of Banker Bob, didn't require a script or teleprompter to know which particular businesses are on the edge. In 2002 following the...

 

Annie's Outlet Opens in Warroad

Staci Howell, owner at Annie's Trading Post in Roseau, is excited to add an additional business venture to the community of Warroad. They will be able to experience some of the great services Annie's...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    August 1, 2020

They've thrown their hats into the ring

Tis the season to be bitten by the political bug. On the August Minnesota Primary ballot, four parties are fielding candidates for federal and/or state offices. Along with the Democrat and Republican...

 

WRITE ON! Two More Seconds

by Nikki Alaras, College English 12, Mrs. Didrikson "Every meet and every race is another chance to break the record."This is what ran through my mind as I left the school to ride the bus for "Windy...

 
 By Julie Elick    Opinion    August 1, 2020

"Norway, Here we come!"

In 2002 my friend Lavonne Johnson and I took a trip to Norway, and what are the odds? My old relative on the Wingness side named Mickel Vigdnes had a birthday on March 4th the same day that we flew...

 

Crazy Days - A Day of Fun for Everyone!

On Thursday, August 6, Roseau area businesses will fill the streets and sidewalks with some great bargains, all marked down to CRAZY low prices! A FUN day of bargain shopping and tasty treats from the concession stands at Roseau’s Annual Crazy Day... Full story

 

Mens Golf League Update

Another beautiful night at Oakcrest Golf Course.  This week I would like to give a shout out to the City of Roseau for taking care of those Minnesota State Birds, aka the mosquitos.  Golf on this past Wednesday didn’t disappoint.  Out front...

 

RIVERVIEW PARK GAZEBO CONCERT

Appearing at the Riverview Park Gazebo in Roseau on Thursday, August 6th at 6:30 p.m. will be Dance Attic.  They are a lively musical duo from Duluth featuring Suzi Ludwig on accordian and vocals and Jimi Cooper on guitar, ukulele and vocals....

 
 By Carrie Johnson    News    August 1, 2020

Looking Back

5 years ago – Aug. 1, 2015 Ron and Rose Schwehr were honored for their volunteerism when the concession stand at Gilbertson Baseball Field was named “Ron and Rosie’s Snack Shack. Kody Prosser...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    August 1, 2020

Making America Great Again will take a miracle

Oh my! Who would have thought that a number of Congressional Republicans would be attacking Representative Liz Cheney, Dick's daughter and now the House Republican Conference Chair that she had been...

 

Roseau Police Department to the Rescue

I guess it was our week to have the Roseau Police Department hang out at the Roseau Times-Region. Our first incident was when the Roseau County Landowners Coalition parked a 50-foot trailer in our...

 

You Are Missing The Boat

Here is a letter by an unknown author that is just too good not to pass on. The Rowboat Comes For You… This may be the best and most honest political promotion statement you will ever read. It decidedly does not brush objections aside. You hate...

 

ROSEAU COUNTY

We, the Roseau County Board of Commissioners, are submitting the following letter to inform our constituents of a recent action regarding complaints filed by Mr. Jim Jenson against the Roseau County Engineer. On March 23, 2020, Mr. James Jenson,...

 

Church Services

Badger Baptist Church Pastor Dave Peterson 114 Tamarack Street, Badger 218-528-4558 Sundays 11 a.m. Worship Badger Creek Free Lutheran Rev. David Nelson Badger • 218-528-3247 Sundays 11 a.m. Service 9:30 a.m. Sunday School Bethel Lutheran Church...

 

David McKeever, 96

Warroad- David McKeever, 96, of Warroad, passed away on July 23, 2020 at the Warroad Senior Living Center.   David was born to Joe and Georgina McKeever on October 28, 1923, on Flag Island.  He...

 

Lee Marvin Holter, 50

Warroad- Lee Marvin Holter was an enthusiastic traveler, a lover of the outdoors, and a movie connoisseur. More importantly to Lee, though, he was a father to three beautiful daughters and three grand...

 

Glenda Lucielle Phillips, 59

Roseau- Glenda Lucielle Phillips passed away at home surrounded by family on Monday, July 27, 2020 at the age of 59. Glenda was born in International Falls, on August 3, 1960 to Kermit and Lucielle...

 

Salol News

It’s blueberry picking time. Funny how those berries grow so beautifully without human care. No one needs to weed or water and they just wait in the woods for us to fill our pails! The Moreys went on a camping trip to Shevlin on the weekend....

 

Shipwrecked

Welcome to another week and another foray into the realm of brokenness. It is my sincere prayer that this will be a blessing for you and that you will be able to find healing from whatever has left you broken. Let me start this with a question. Have...

 

Truth Matters

The Saturday, July 11 edition of the Roseau Times-Region includes a front-page article about Kate Lundquist and her family entitled, “Roseau Mom Advocates For All Her Children.” The article contains several statements that are untrue. I’d like...

 
 By Pastor Joe    Opinion    August 1, 2020

GET THE FACTS BEFORE YOU "DROP THE AXE!"

I hope you have or will read Rod Eastman’s Letter to the Editor: “Truth Matters.” I’m not going to go over again what Rod has already written. Instead I want to raise up and deal with the greater issue: Getting the facts before you “drop...

 

Court Report

Roseau County Sheriff’s Dept. Clay Mitchell Jerome, Salol, pled guilty to 5th degree domestic assault and was fined $385. Local confinement of 90 days, stay 90 days for 2 years with two years of supervised probation. Had a charge of threats of...

 

Roseau County Landowners Coalition Teams Up with National Organization, Launches Campaign Against Minnesota's Pointless Land Grab

The Roseau County Landowners Coalition parked two 50-foot trailers in Roseau to spread the word about a project that would devastate their productive family farmlands for no real benefit. At over 50...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    August 1, 2020

Who's going to be the next Mayor of Roseau?

For just $2, you could be the next mayor of the City of Roseau. To pass Go, you must file upstairs in the Roseau City Clerk's Office at the Roseau City Center. Earlier this week, City Clerk Beth...

 

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