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Articles from the October 21, 2017 edition

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 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 21, 2017

Two Amazing Breast Cancer Survivors

Meet Andrea Poole, a young lady who might feel like looking skyward and asking, "Why always me, Lord?" Consider her the "Bounce Back Gal." Andrea, a Warroad special education teacher, was officially...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 21, 2017

The BC Sorority Sisters Have Each Other's Back

On the second Tuesday of every month at LifeCare Medical Center in Roseau, Connie Borowicz welcomes the gals who share a common bond. They are a sorority of breast cancer survivors, each with her own...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 21, 2017

They are "A Team" for Breast Cancer Awareness

Keith Okeson, the CEO at LifeCare Medical Center didn't need any reminders about the significance of the month of October. "October, of course, is the annual campaign on breast cancer awareness," he...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 21, 2017

A Bright light in a very dark room

Dr. Daniel Courneya is like an old darkroom photographer, only he isn't hanging up negatives. He does his best work in the dark while looking at screens as he checks for tumors and abnormalities. Dr....

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 21, 2017

They're Losing a legend out at the bog

Roger Torkelson, a salty, likable, and inventive character who can make machinery sing, is pulling the pin at the Roseau River Wildlife Management Area after 46 years as a catskinner and jack of...

 
 By Laurel Latham    News    October 21, 2017

Samantha's Search for morgan ends in A happy reunion

Samantha Sanders was a bundle of nerves on the morning of Thursday, October 12. She had spent the previous night in Room 109 at the Super 8 Motel in Warroad and in a few short hours would hopefully...

 
 By Shelly Nelson    News    October 21, 2017

Roseau County has ITS own living, breathing history books

One of these living, breathing, walking history books with the most extensive, personal collection of Roseau County histor is Irene Olson. You see, Irene takes the history of the county about as...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    October 21, 2017

A walk down Main Street and beyond

Beautiful. My pal, Tallahassee Slim, now a svelte 255 pounds after sweating profusely for several days in the sweltering heat and humidity in Fort Myers, Florida, isn't homesick for Roseau just yet....

 

Strength vs. Weakness

“You feel too much.” “You cry too much.” “You care too much.” These are familiar words spoken to individuals who are overly empathetic. Then there are those that are naturally smiley,...

 

The Good Old Days

To the Editor, I was thinking the other day about how much has changed in the sixty or so years that there are memories from. Besides a family trying to raise a big garden and probably a couple of pigs and chickens for eggs and to eat, it was basic...

 

Ditch and Land Tax

To the Editor, It’s surprising how a farmer struggles to try and get a ditch cleaned, when he pays ditch tax and land tax and has never asked for any help before. Now it’s like asking for a million dollars and can’t get anywhere. We’re...

 

REPORT PROVES PROPERTY TAX LEVELS SHOULD DECLINE, THANKS TO REPUBLICAN REFORMS

To the Editor, As chairman of the Minnesota House Property Tax Division, I was confident that the $650 million tax relief proposal championed and approved by legislative Republicans last session would ultimately result in reducing property taxes...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Sports    October 21, 2017

Pillager's Doss is too much for the Rams

Pillager's Josh Doss was a one-man wrecking crew last Friday evening at Halvorson Field as he passed for three touchdowns, which if the highly ranked Pillager Huskies hadn't scored any more, would...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Sports    October 21, 2017

Football Rams end regular season with gem

What wasn't to like about Wednesday's final regular season football game in Crookston? While the Rams fell short, they played an exciting and inspired game. In fact, with a couple of breaks, they...

 

Roseau Girls' Tennis Wins Section 8A Championship

Entering the Section 8A Tournament on Thursday, Oct. 12th as the #1 seed, the 10th ranked Class A team in Minnesota, and the defending Section 8A champions, the Rams were full of confidence but also...

 

NW Conference CC Meet Held in Roseau

It was a beautiful day at Oakcrest Golf Course as the NW Conference CC teams showed up to race. Up for grabs were two Traveling trophies for both the varsity boys and girls and all conference plaques for the top 15 runners. Jr High runners were runni...

 

Bonita Suzanne (Boes) Riveness, 61

Wannaska - Bonita Suzanne (Boes) Riveness, called home to Heaven October fourth. Lived in Wannaska, originally from Big Falls.   Survived by husband Jim, son Dean, daughter-in-law Devon, 3 precious grand-daughters Kaiah, Brynley and Ashtyn. Parents...

 

Dale Bernard Kuznia, 69

Greenbush - Dale Bernard Kuznia died at LifeCare Medical Center in Roseau on October 15th, 2017 under the compassionate care of their hospice team and hospital staff. Dale was born July 26th, 1948 to Bernard and Emily (Gryskiewicz) Kuznia in Warren....

 

Lorraine Grahn, 85

Long Prairie - On October 25, 1931, Lorraine Roseen was welcomed into the world by her parents, Oscar and Edith (Nelson) Roseen of Roseau, Minnesota. She was born in her grandparents’ home, in Jadis Township.  Lorraine’s parents were farmers....

 

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