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Articles from the October 3, 2020 edition

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 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 3, 2020

The Good Old School Days Have Taken A Detour

by Jeff Olsen On Monday morning, Roseau School Superintendent Tom Jerome was in a virtual zoom meeting with the other state school superintendents. During a recess, he fielded questions about the...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 3, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Mail-In Ballots

by Jeff Olsen If the system is rigged, it isn't rigged here, according to Roseau County Auditor Martie Monsrud, who would be on the hot seat if everything isn't completely above board. "Absentee...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 3, 2020

Roseau Expat Talks About These Changing Times

by Jeff Olsen On Sunday, Roseau High School graduate Tim Simmons, 57, momentarily laughed in surprise when his cellphone rang as he and his wife, Maria, and their middle son, Lucas, were climbing at 2...

 

Write On: Deer Lake, Minnesota 

by Skylar Thingvold, CollegeEnglish 11, Mrs. Didrikson The tall, skinny trees surrounding the winding lakeside road welcome us as we arrive at the wooden cabin hidden at the top of a hill away from... Full story

 
 By Julie Elick    Opinion    October 3, 2020

A little glimpse of heaven

Chapter 6 So then, Joe came into the Roseau Times-Region, were I work, carrying in with him my normal lunch. My lunch, which he fixes, most days, consists of chicken made on our George Foreman grill,... Full story

 

The Bible Supports Our Need For A Strong Police Force!

A couple of things before I get into the subject at hand. Yes, I did briefly explore the police problem in my "Four More Years" article, but the problem continues to grow and I didn't go into detail....

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    October 3, 2020

Never Trust a Rabble-Rouser Who Cheats at Golf

First, for the new word of the week, it is also important to learn the definition. A demagogue or rabble-rouser is a leader who gains popularity in a democracy by exploiting emotions, prejudice, and i...

 

Vandalism Is A Crime

van·dal·ism /ˈvandlˌizəm/ action involving deliberate destruction of or damage to public or private property. I received a message asking if we could put a little announcement in the RTR about...

 

Warroad Advances in the Minnesota Sings Competition

Warroad Sings is an annual vocal talent competition that has become a summertime staple in Warroad since its inception in 2015. Even though this year required the competition to move into a virtual format, nine talented vocalists still participated...

 

Childish Acts Expect Appropriate Repercussions

It is hard to understand how low the childish individuals of this County have stooped, regarding the theft of personal property Political Signs. While we were gone today, September 26, 2020, some low life stole 3 Biden/Harris signs from our...

 

It's Time For Fall

Submitted by Sarah Strommen Minnesota’s seasons can change quickly. It often seems that just when you get settled into a summer routine, summer ends. That was doubly true this year. COVID kept me closer to home this summer. My family and I got to...

 

Sacred Heart Church Is Accepting Pastor Joe's Challenge!

We invite everyone to join us in the Coast to Coast Rosary Rally on October 11th. We will gather at the Sacred Heart Church of Roseau at 2 p.m. We will then have a Procession of the Blessed Sacrament to the River View Park gazebo, where we will join...

 

Judge Nicholas Zagone, 89

Deer Park, Illinois- Judge Nicholas Zagone passed away peacefully on September 11, 2020 at the age of 89. He was born on February 8, 1931 to Vincent and Josephine Zagone (née Raino). He grew up in...

 

Audrey Flaten Thompson, 83

Piney, MB.- It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Audrey Glenda (Kvien) Flaten Thompson on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020 at St Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg, MB, at the age of 83. A...

 

Richard Gene Horner, 87

Warroad- Richard Gene Horner passed away September 24, 2020 at the Warroad Senior Living Center in Warroad at the age of 87.  Richard was born on August 13, 1933 in Roosevelt to Catherine (Price) and...

 

Wayne Earl Juhl, 94

Greenbush- Wayne Earl Juhl, age 94, passed away on Friday, September 25, 2020 at the LifeCare Greenbush Manor, in Greenbush. Wayne was born on May 28, 1926 in Bowesmont, N.D. to Henry and Christina...

 

Joe Allen Risser Sr., 58

Roseau- Joe Allen Risser Sr., age 58, of Roseau entered into eternal rest September 20, 2020. Joe was born in Papillion, Nebraska Oct 22, 1961 to Joseph and Carmen Risser. He served in the United...

 

Roseau's Varsity Tennis Team Turns a Corner

After a rocky early portion of the tennis season, the Rams' Varsity started to gain some momentum with the start of the school year and they continued their improved play in rematches against Park...

 

Youth Exhibit Their Best at 2020 Minnesota 4-H State Showcase

Nine hundred Minnesota youth from 87 counties participated in live virtual judging experiences between Aug. 31 and Sep. 2 at the Minnesota State Fair general project showcase. Nearly 1,000 4-Hers...

 
 By Carrie Johnson    News    October 3, 2020

25 years ago… The Roseau Ram volleyball team was undefeated at 17-0

5 years ago – Oct. 3, 2015 The Roseau High School homecoming Top Ten were Caleb Mellstrom, Sable Knochenmus, Keegan Foss, Sadie Peterson, Dyan I. Johnson, Jayden Acker, Spencer Sabourin, Ryan...

 

DOWN THE ROAD

submitted by Arlette Solom "The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not our circumstances." Martha Washington The following is from the Four Seasons Senior Center newsletter written by director, Thora Halvorson.... Full story

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 3, 2020

Downtown with one of the characters on Main Avenue

by Jeff Olsen Cheri Losse, a bubbly gal who has owned Transfers Unlimited in Roseau for over 20 years, credits learning the trade from Cindy and Allen Brandt, the former owners. If she has a word for...

 

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