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Articles from the August 15, 2020 edition

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 By Jeff Olsen    News    August 15, 2020

Get ready for the Main Event in November

by Jeff Olsen Roseau County didn't embarrass itself on Primary Election Day this past Tuesday. At least 22 percent of the total 8,851 registered voters in the county voted either by mail-in ballot,...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    August 15, 2020

No photos were allowed at the Roseau Polling Station

by Jeff Olsen On Monday afternoon, Beth Carlson, the Roseau City Clerk/Treasurer, sounded confident. She was upstairs in her office in the Roseau City Center and had all of her ducks in a row for...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    August 15, 2020

THE NEXT MAYOR OF ROSEAU IS A WRITE-IN AWAY

by Jeff Olsen The August 11 deadline to file for mayor and two Roseau City Council positions in the November General Election will see two council members running unopposed. Jane Evans, with more than... Full story

 

Let's Make a Deal Looks One-Sided to this Texan

by Jeff Olsen Meet Saber M. Kirollos of Katy, Texas, an eloquent chap fighting a solo battle to get what he considers his fair compensation. In 2010, he purchased three parcels of property from...

 

Write On: Hard Work pays off 

by Katie Borowicz, College English 12, Mrs. Didrikson I live with two older sisters who are just as crazy as my two younger brothers.  We all like to push each other's buttons til they can not be pus...

 
 By Julie Elick    Opinion    August 15, 2020

Is, "everything you've got," enough?

We did it. We put in another sump pump! Now we have four, two in the basement, and one on each side of the house. It is the craziest thing. We put an egress window in last year. These windows are...

 

Filling in our name, we will all do it!

Recently at our church we sang a song that included a repeated line that caught my attention and my reflection: "That name above all names..." It was a reference to Jesus as the song brings out. A...

 

Generosity in the Midst of the Pandemic

The pandemic has not stopped the generous spirit of the people in Roseau County and surrounding areas. A few weeks ago, the ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) Walk/Run fundraiser took place. The track &...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    August 15, 2020

In Trump We Trust; All others pay cash!

Beautiful! The system is rigged. For the rich! A week ago Friday, I punctured my right palm on a rusty nail while I was tearing down a lean-to with my favorite grandson named Nolan, who was doing the...

 

My Baby turned 22...He's Catching up to ME!!

It's hard to believe Brandon has turned 22 years old! Considering I'm only 29 he is catching up fast!! Soon he will pass me in age. HaHaHa! It's great seeing your kid turn into an upstanding...

 

"Land Grab"

In regards to the Roseau County farmers “Land Grab”. 1. A recent coalition parked two 50 foot trailers near Roseau to spread awareness of a needless Land grab NW of Roseau. 2. The MN Department of Natural Resources and the Roseau River Watershed...

 

Comments To Recent Roseau County Board

In answer to the Roseau County Board, asking for comments in the Roseau newspaper dated 08/01/20. I have a comment. In 2014 I appeared before the Roseau County Board; I presented this document: February 24, 2014 In Regards to County Employees County...

 

My reply to; "Roseau County" letter on 7/31/2020

1: After 5 years of complaining to the county board with no resolve…. April of 2011 I filed a 23 page complaint along with many pictures of the incompetence of Co Eng. Brian Ketring with the “Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land...

 

Does Senator Mark Johnson Really Care For Veterans?

As a US Air Force retiree and lifelong resident of Senate District 1, excluding the time I was serving in the Air Force, I was very surprised to see Senator Mark Johnson's social media posts on July 25 describing his support for Mission 22 at the Goo...

 

Jed Edward Brewster, 90

Warroad- Jed Edward Brewster passed away on August 8, 2020 at LifeCare Medical Center in Roseau at the age of 90. He resided at the Warroad Senior Living Center for the past years. Jed was born at hom...

 

Lois Boroos (Lunde), 89

Denver, Colo.- It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, Lois Boroos (Lunde). Lois passed away in her sleep at home on August 6th, 2020. Throughout...

 

Irene Caroline Schultz, 90

Roseau- Irene Caroline Schultz was born on October 11, 1929 to Henry and Coletta (Diesberg) Dickhausen in Wales, N.D.  Irene married the love of her life, Leon Frank Schultz, on September 19, 1950...

 

Service Notice for Eleanor Johnson, 90

Public graveside services for Eleanor Johnson of Roseau will be held on Friday, August 28, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the Malung Cemetery.  MN State capacity guidelines will be followed with face...

 

Susan Kay (Beito) Wojciechowski, 62

Warroad- Susan Kay (Beito) Wojciechowski passed away peacefully at home in Warroad on August 6th, 2020 after a short battle with cancer. Susie was the daughter of the late Harry and Wilma Beito. She...

 

RIVERVIEW PARK GAZEBO CONCERT

Appearing at the Riverview Park Gazebo in Roseau on Thursday, August 20th at 6:30 p.m. will be Dan Holt from Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.  With decades of performing as both a band member and as a solo... Full story

 
 By Carrie Johnson    News    August 15, 2020

Looking Back: 10 years ago… Dustin Byfuglien was bringing the Stanley Cup home to Roseau.

5 years ago – Aug. 15, 2015 Wrestling for the Minnesota Storm at the Cadet National Wrestling Championships in Fargo in late July, Roseau freshman Chandler Mooney, 15, faced the nation’s best in...

 

Mens Golf League Update

by Donn Haugen It was a little warm this Wednesday during Men’s League. Do they call this the Dog Days of Summer? Either way it wasn’t Dog Days of golf. Out front the Men were tearing it up. We had 4 guys all shooting 36 Gross. Jared Strand,...

 

Wahl, Schill, Pederson, and Caspers Get GRP Wins

by Keith Cumming The Greenbush area once again escaped the rain that rolled through the area Friday night and early Saturday morning, but by mid morning, the sun was out and it turned into a beautiful night of racing. Ten cars would take the green...

 

Fabian Calls on Walz to Move Line 3 Forward

Representative Dan Fabian, R-Roseau, joined a bipartisan letter Friday urging the governor to allow the Line 3 Replacement project to move forward after multiple delays and bureaucratic roadblocks stalled the project.  “This project is incredibly... Full story

 

GRANT FUNDS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE LifeCare Health Care Fund

The LifeCare Health Care Fund is calling for funding proposals for health care related programs, projects and services. The desired outcome for these grants is to enhance or improve the quality of health for the residents and visitors of the... Full story

 

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