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Articles from the December 8, 2018 edition


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  • Staci carries on the family legacy at Annie's Trading Post

    Jodi Wojciechowski|Dec 8, 2018

    Staci Howell, daughter and employee of Mark and SoAnn Jenson, purchased Annie's Trading Post this past November. In 1989 Annie's Trading Post was established by Mark and SoAnn Jenson. She had been working with her husband Mark doing the bookwork for Jenson Seed, Iron and Metal. Little did she know that selling bomber hats, snowshoes and Duluth Pack out of the scrap metal location that would develop into Annie's Trading Post. Customers had a hard time remembering SoAnn's name so they dubbed her...

  • Reflections from the big Alaskan Earthquake

    Jeff Olsen|Dec 8, 2018

    Tommy Grafstrom won't forget where he was on Friday, November 30, at 8:29 a.m. just seconds prior to the biggest earthquake to hit the Anchorage area since the 1964 Good Friday earthquake (9.2 magnitude), still the most powerful in U.S. history. In a five-minute span a week ago Friday, there were back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.8 on the Richter Scale. And where was Tommy G, a colorful character, a 1996 Roseau High School graduate, and a former combat veteran? He had a front seat to...

  • Rams Girls Hockey Beats Mounds View; Loses to #1 Breck

    Steve Huglen|Dec 8, 2018

    ROSEAU 3 MOUNDS VIEW 1 (Friday, November 30th at National Sports Center in Blaine) The Roseau Rams Girls Hockey team traveled to the National Sports Center in Blaine to take on the Mounds View Mustangs on Friday, November 30th. This was the first of two games during a whirlwind Twin Cities trip. The Rams came into the Mounds View game with a 5-0 record to start the season. Roseau led early as Kayla Santl scored an unassisted short-handed goal just 2:16 into the first period and the Rams held the lead for the rest of the game. Roseau struck...

  • Rams have two champs at Fosston Tourney

    Jeff Olsen|Dec 8, 2018

    At the Alfred Olson Memorial Invitational Tourney last Saturday in Fosston, Chandler Mooney and Ben Olson won titles in a field dominated by Detroit Lakes, which ran away with the team title (276 points) with Ottertail Central earning runner-up honors (185.5 points). The Rams scored 100 points to place fourth in the eight-team field. At 152, senior Chandler Mooney opened with a 17-0 tech fall over Nashwauk's Jaden Mehle to advance to the semis where he scored a 19-4 tech fall over Ottertail's...

  • Court Report

    Dec 8, 2018

    Roseau County Sheriff’s Department Kerry Wynne Lane, pled guilty to disorderly conduct and was fined $175 and one year unsupervised monitoring without conviction. (Badge #1946) Tyson Lynn Lane, Badger, pled guilty to possession of dangerous weapon and was fined $275 with a restitution of $400, ten days local confinement and three years supervised probation. He pled guilty to fifth degree assault and was fined $185, 90 days with 80 days stayed for two years and two years supervised probation. He pled not guilty to carry weapon without a per...

  • Nose warmers and how the spacebar makes life easier

    Jodi Wojciechowski|Dec 8, 2018

    It's that time of the year again when we force ourselves to dig out our coats, scarves, hats and nose warmers? What!?! This is crazy! There is a Nose Warmer Company. Really! A nose warmer is a knitted pouch made specifically to keep your nose nice and toasty warm. This isn’t the only company to create this kind of product either. Aunty Marty, an Etsy store that makes animal-themed nose warmers, has also been a part of this trend since 2008. The Nose Warmer Company has recently been in the spotlight due to it's very odd-looking designs. Would y...

  • Reintroducing FOPS and other personal favorites

    Jeff Olsen|Dec 8, 2018

    Terrific. Thanks to The Times of Israel, (1 December 2018, 1:55 pm), I spotted the following headline the other day: Did Trump replace Fed chief due to her lack of height? What the hell does height have to do with performing your duties unless you're a five foot six inch center in the NBA. Right underneath that bold headline was the following: A report in the Washington Post says the president was impressed by Janet Yellen during an interview, but felt she was not tall enough for the job. There...

  • Larry M. Anderson, 59

    Dec 8, 2018

    Brainerd - Larry M. Anderson, 59, of Brainerd, died suddenly, Saturday, November 24, 2018 at his home. He was born in Minneapolis, on June 19, 1959 to Arthur and Helen Anderson. Larry attended Moorhead Technical College in Moorhead, and achieved a degree in Diesel Mechanics after his graduation from Roseau High School. He worked in the dairy business before finding employment on the oil rigs in North Dakota with his brother, Lee. Larry and his brother then moved to Colorado working in the constr...

  • Jim Leroy Lindblad, 47

    Dec 8, 2018

    Roseau - Jim Leroy Lindblad passed away on December 4, 2018 at his home in Roseau at the age of 47, after a courageous battle with cancer. Jim was born on April 7, 1971 in Roseau to Brenda (Hetteen) and Leroy B. Lindblad. He grew up in Roseau and attended Roseau High School. He worked in various jobs, including Polaris Industries for 9 years, in Menominee, Wis., for V&H Construction in Iowa, again with Polaris Industries, and most recently with Vestas Blades out of Brighton, Colo., until his...

  • Pine to Prairie Drug Task Force

    Dec 8, 2018

    In November, 2018, the Pine to Prairie Drug Task Force was contacted through Facebook by an individual named “Tony Brazier” The Facebook account “Tony” contacted was an undercover account established to investigate predatory offenders; it was designed to appear as a 15 year old girl. Task Force Officers identified “Tony Brazier” to be Anthony Harry Brazier (age 34), who is a Greenbush school custodian. After two days of conversation involving various explicit, sexual acts, Anthony Harry Brazier agreed to meet with the 15 year old girl at the...