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 By Jeff Olsen    News    August 14, 2021

County Board tables motion on added sales tax

by Jeff Olsen At Tuesday's public hearing of whether to pass the Local Option Sales Tax (LOST), which would increase the local tax on taxable items by one half percent, there was a sparse turnout....

 By Jeff Olsen    News    August 14, 2021

Former Roseau Mayor Is Lauded For His Service

by Jeff Olsen A week ago Thursday at South Riverview Park in Roseau, a small crowd was on hand to celebrate and applaud former Roseau Mayor Jeff Pelowski for his dedicated years of service. He...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    August 14, 2021

Meet Roseau's Friendliest Young Entrepreneur

by Jeff Olsen Just east of Lund Furniture in Roseau, Ledger Heppner, with red hair and freckles, was spotted behind the open air counter with a quizzical look. But he was smiling. In fact, he smiles... Full story

 By Jeff Olsen    News    August 14, 2021

She's the girl about town watering flowers

by Jeff Olsen Emma VonEnde, 19, a Badger lass, hopped out of a Polaris Ranger on a recent morning where she works as a city employee in Roseau. Ms. VonEnde will be a sophomore at the University of...


Write On: The Curse

by, Andaman Saiianadumrong 7th grade English Teacher: Mrs Didrikson The Curse: Pain What is it you ask? By definition, pain is suffering or discomfort  Caused by physical or emotional pain. What causes it? Perhaps cuts or broken bones physically Or...

 By Julie Elick    Opinion    August 14, 2021

Bailey the monster kitty

It is all Pastor Joe's fault. Yes, it is. Bailey has turned into a monster beggar kitty. She is relentless. I get up very early in the morning around 5 a.m. I make my chocolate coffee in my transparen... Full story



Now it would seem that the obvious answer to the above question would be: NO!" But recently I was challenged by another point of view. Now before I get into this I would make clear that I'm not...


COVID Testing for Canadian Travel

Starting August 9th, Canadian travelers will be required to show proof of a negative Covid 19 test in order to travel into Canada.   For Canadian entrance, a PCR or Molecular test must be performed. Canada does not accept antigen test results. ... Full story


Altru Announces COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Employees

Altru Health System announces a critical step to protect its staff and the community against the continued spread of COVID-19. Altru will be requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated by November 15, 2021. “The past 18 months have been... Full story

 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    August 14, 2021

It's best to let them choose their own fate

God talks to me. Not often. He said, "Bro, get the vaccine." And I did. Here the other day was still another of these slick televangelists preaching that the vaccine is evil and God will protect them,...


He can't be 23!

Brandon has turned 23! It is hard to believe he has been on this earth for 23 years already. Mom always said as you get older time really flies by...she was right! My birthday boy left for college so...


Peggy Helen Tweten, 61

Moorhead- Peggy Helen Tweten, age 61, died late on August 3, 2021, in Essentia Health, Fargo, N.D., surrounded by family and friends. Peggy H. Otto was born in International Falls, on September 30,...


Eldyne "Deno" M. (Vistad) Kubena, 76

Hibbing- Eldyne "Deno" Marie (Vistad) Kubena, 76, of Hibbing, passed away on Thursday, August 5, 2021, at her home with family by her side. She was born on April 18, 1945 in Roseau to Ole and Ethel...


Kurt Leon Holt, 53

Roseau- Kurt Leon Holt joined his twin brother and gained his wings on Thursday, August 5, 2021. Kurt was born March 4, 1968 in Thief River Falls, the son of Kenneth and Adella (Tweten) Holt. He was...


James Palmer Miller, 86

Roseau- James Palmer Miller, 86, passed away on November 23, 2020, at his home in Falun Township. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Gladys (Medhus) Miller; in-laws, Arthur and Ellen...


Helaine Annette Hanson, 82

Roseau- Helaine Annette Hanson, 82, of Roseau passed away peacefully on August 9, 2021 at Warroad Senior Living Center in Warroad surrounded by her loving family. Helaine was born in Newfolden on...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    August 14, 2021

40 years ago… Robert KakayGeesick of Warroad receives Purple Heart after 36 years.

5 years ago – Aug. 13, 2016 Manley Olmstead was celebrating his 90th birthday with an open house at the Roseau Four Season’s Center on August 20. LeRoy and Delores Taus were celebrating their... Full story


Roseau County Fair Kid's Pedal Tractor Pull

Friday, July 23rd, 2021, the Roseau County Fair and the Greenbush Badger Lions sponsored a Kid's Pedal Tractor Pull at the Roseau County Fair, Roseau, put on by Olson's Pedal Tractor Pulls. There were...


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