Articles from the August 5, 2023 edition

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 By Jeff Olsen    News    August 5, 2023

The City of Roseau won't be the next Woodstock

by Jeff Olsen For those wanting to light up, get high, and just groove on mellow yellow, that won't be happening in the City of Roseau any time soon. Not legally! For those who are in constant pain...


Commemorating the Old, Celebrating New

A pie and ice cream social to celebrate the grand opening of downtown Warroad's newest mixed-use buildings, which capture historic charm while adding a modern twist will be held Friday, August 11 at... Full story

 By Laurel Latham    News    August 5, 2023

Warroad Mourns The Loss Of A Beloved Hockey Coach

by Laurel Latham Michael Gary Tveit of Warroad passed away unexpectedly in his sleep on Friday, July 21st, at the age of 38. A visitation was held in Michael's honor at Zion Lutheran Church in...


Write On: Our Home Away From Home

Essay by: Titus Kvien Roseau Community School Mrs. Didrikson, CIHS English Last January, 2022, my family took on a big responsibility by buying a cabin/lake house. Our cabin is not the typical Fourth...

 By Julie Elick    Opinion    August 5, 2023

"There we saw the Giants"

Num. 13:33, And there we saw the giants, the sons of Anak, which come of the giants: and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight. Yes, there were giants, but Caleb and... Full story

 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    August 5, 2023

Bobby made life more interesting and enjoyable

You can pick all the favorites you want. I've lived long enough and lost enough friends to know how fleeting life is. Now, Bobby has left us. His family and friends knew him way better, longer, and... Full story


Uff Da

It hasn't sunk in yet that Bob Lund passed away this past Sunday morning. He had recently stopped by to chat a bit. He was giving me a few lines of crap and then proceeded to let me know he thought th...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    August 5, 2023

Byfuglien Trucking Wins 60 and Over National Hockey Championship

Memories of a hockey legend written by Jeff Olsen, May 2012 What a team of geriatric skaters! Gordie Howe would love them. If you don't know Mr. Howe, you're too young to be reading this. Take...


Let The Games Begin!

It is just another day in our world of “you can’t make this stuff up”. The democrat socialist party is not only the nastiest, laws for thee but not for me, party in our countries history, but maybe also the most predictable. Those nasty...


Robert Sivert Lund, 83

Roseau- Robert Sivert Lund passed away on July 30, 2023 at the age of 83. He was born on July 25, 1940, in Roseau. He grew up on the Lund Hereford Farm. Every day growing up, after finishing the...


Merton Harris Kirkeide, 95

Greenbush- Merton Harris Kirkeide was born May 11, 1928 in Mekinock, N.D., the third child of ten, to Martin and Hattie (Jorgenson) Kirkeide. He passed away peacefully on July 28, 2023 at Lifecare Gre...


Ruth Helen Joy (Tapa) Meyer, 86

Aurora- Ruth Helen Joy (Tapa) Meyer, 86, of Aurora passed away peacefully with family by her side on Wednesday, July 26, 2023, at Essentia Health-Northern Pines in Aurora. She was born at home in...


Stephen Arthur Millsop, 79

Warroad- Stephen Arthur Millsop, 79, a retired security manager at Seven Clans Casino in Warroad, went to be with our Lord on Tuesday, July 25, 2023 in Bridgeport, Texas. Stephen was born on May 14,...


Leona Beverly Otto, 83

Wannaska- Leona Beverly Otto passed away on July 21, 2023 at the age of 83.  She was born to William (Bill) Osse and Gladys (Alten) Osse in Gatzke.  She attended grade school at Skime school #86,...


Joan Tveit, 91

Warroad- Joan Tveit passed away at the Warroad Senior Living Center May 29, 2023 at the age of 91. Joan was born October 8, 1931 to Hokan and Rose Hokanson in Warroad.  Joan lived in the Warroad and...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    August 5, 2023

25 years ago… Warroad Summer Theatre presented "Hello, Dolly"

5 years ago – Aug. 4, 2018 A Roseau woman, Kassandra Marie Ziska, suffered a non-life threatening injury when her vehicle which was southbound on Highway 89 went off the road to the right, hitting t... Full story


Where Is God When We Hurt?

When I was in Jr. High there was a game being played by the boys that you could only play once with the same person. Once somebody had played the game with you, however, you could hardly wait to find...


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