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 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 1, 2022 

Local World War II Veteran defines Longevity and the Good Life

by Jeff Olsen Karl Karlsson, a fine Swede and Salol native and former Stafford farmer, who also was a cattleman and later a Lutheran Brotherhood insurance agent, was spotted in Apartment 211 at the Wa... Full story

 

Protect Your Nose!

Remember the oldie but goodie swearing in question for courtroom testimony: "Do you swear (now there's a heavy word) to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, so help you God?" God...

 

Didn't Know Hitler Was A Good Guy!

After fifty-five years 1-20-23 will mark the first time since 1967 that no member of the Cheney, Clinton, McCain or Bush family will hold elected or appointed office in the United States of America. Hopefully not long after that the impeachment of Jo...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    August 20, 2022

You can't always get what you want unless you cheat

On Monday, after multiple phone calls over the weekend, Derrick Byfuglien returned my call. He was upbeat and laughing, and I commented that I was sorry his old man, Dean, lost in the District 1...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    August 6, 2022

Looking for heroes and one big winner

On Sunday, a phone call had to be made since an unnamed individual, soon to become very popular if his name ever becomes public, won the $1.28 billion Mega Millions lottery. The ticket was purchased...

 
 By Julie Elick    Opinion    July 30, 2022

If communication is lost, then everything is lost in a relationship

I don't know if I have said this before, but I have a recipe card on my wall at work which says: "A principle to live by each day: UNDERSTANDING BEFORE DISAGREEING." This card reminds me to listen wel...

 

Barbara Jeanne Brazier, 71

Greenbush- With broken hearts, we are sad to inform you that our beloved Barbara Jeanne Brazier, age 71, of Norwood Young America (formerly of Greenbush) passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at...

 

Seeing Through the "Mist"

Psalm 145: Psalm 103:14 What do you think you see? What do you think you hear? What do you think you know? We're going to explore the answer (not necessarily answers) to these questions this morning....

 

How We Can Know We Are OK With God

1 John 3:10-4:6 I had a conversation with someone in the community just recently who's wife passed away some time ago. They had been talking with someone who told them that they had given up their... Full story

 

John Wesley Horner, 62

Warroad- John Wesley Horner, 62-years-old, died on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, N.D. after a long battle with radiation-induced tissue damage. His strong will to live,...

 

Gerald "Jerry" Love, 64

Salol- Gerald "Jerry" Love passed away on April 14th, 2022, at his home in Salol. His short battle with pancreatic cancer showed immense courage, strength and will to live to be able to watch his...

 
 By Julie Elick    Opinion    April 16, 2022

Don't Just Take My Word For It

I had a very interesting conversation with a friend the other day. He asked me how I was doing, he always does, and my answer was to share a phrase I have been using when asked. I said, "I am so...

 

The Character of the Christian Part 4: Making Work Meaningful (3-8-92)

Genesis 2: 4-9, 15-17: Ephesians 4:28 This morning I want to talk with you a bit about WORK as we continue the series on The Character of the Christian Life. WORK! In America, if we’re fortunate to... Full story

 

Words have Power

I have decided to write about certain words which I have collected over the years which have impacted my life. Way back in time, I remember Princess Diana saying, "Words have power." How much power...

 

The Character of the Christian Part 11 (2/23/92)

Read Psalm 1 Idea: What does the "new self" (new in character) look like? We are looking at the character of the Christian. In 11 Corinthians 5:17 Paul writes: "Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he...

 

Valentine's day is for giving and receiving the best gifts

When a person gets married or a new job, they usually have great expectations. It can be both challenging and exciting. Expectations go from idealism into reality, often sending us into disillusionmen...

 

Entrusted to my care

I was frustrated and wanted guidance for a situation. Instead of talking about it to a friend and asking for advice (which is a normal reaction), I prayed about it first, asking for God's...

 

Seeing Through the "Mist" 1-13-02

Psalm 145: Psalm 103:14 What do you think you see? What do you think you hear? What do you think you know? We're going to explore the answer (not necessarily answers) to these questions this morning....

 
 By Julie Elick    Opinion    January 1, 2022

I Believed Therefore I Have Spoken

There is nothing like meeting a positive person who shines with joy, confidence and hope. You know the moment you meet them that they run on a different power source. No one can be positive all the...

 

Baking cookies continues...

Sarah and I did another day of baking this past Sunday. This time we got nine different goodies made. We made Rice Krispie M and M cookies, (Last week's recipe and they are delicious!), Christmas...

 

Vintage Sno-Cats come to Roseau

Submitted by Robert Crowe   The morning sun shone brightly on the freshly plowed lot of the Roseau Event Center on Saturday, December 11, 2021 as several pickups pulling enclosed trailers entered...

 

Terry Mac Howard, 68

Strathcona- Terry Mac Howard passed away Friday morning, December 3 at Sanford Hospital in Fargo surrounded by his family. He had been battling metastatic melanoma for almost two years. He wanted...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    November 13, 2021

Chad 'Chipper' Beito was a classy and colorful character

by Jeff Olsen When former Roseau resident Chad "Chipper" Beito died in his sleep on Monday, November 1, at age 51 in Fargo, the area lost a colorful character. In the mid-1980s, Chipper served at...

 

Leslie Lloyd Sorrels, 77

Williams- Leslie Lloyd Sorrels of Williams passed away in Baudette on November 1, 2021 at the age of 77. Leslie Lloyd Sorrels was born on July 23, 1944 to Elmo and Alcia (Sanford) Sorrels, the third...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 23, 2021

Transfers Unlimited Hits the 30-year mark

by Jeff Olsen Allen "Al" Brandt, 62, a man with unique talents who, in his younger years, threw up steel buildings for Sand Steel, was a Polaris test driver and milked cows with his dad, Edson, knew...

 

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