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Water Retention's Needed!!!

Were the CCC boys responsible for creating the retention ponds in, at, and round the Beltrami State Forest preventing uncontrollable farmland flooding…. Regardless which organization did, it worked.. Until 2002 when the Beltrami State Forest...

 

Do As We Say, Not As We Do

For anyone that lives North of Roseau it has to be hard to not feel like you have maybe been sacrificed for the good of the city of Roseau. The sheer volume of the water the east and west diversion ditches dump North of town is impressive. When one...

 

Do #1 Thing to Stop Domestic Violence

A total of 685 people were killed by an intimate partner over the past 30 years in Minnesota. Those are only the ones we know about, and it doesn’t include those physically or emotionally injured. The numbers can make domestic violence seem like... Full story

 

Jeff Wouldn't Even Cross The Street To Take A Hundred Dollar Bill From Trump

Jeff.  Bro.  The Spirit of the Great Arnie is upon you.  Though he isn’t with us in the flesh, he does have a final message through his grandson.  “I hear, Jeff, that you still haven’t found political wisdom in your golden years....

 

Poop Or Get Off The Pot

As one of my long lost relatives would have said to the dems. It is time you either poop or get off the pot. They started talking impeachment within an hour of Trump being elected president. Everything they accuse the Donald of, they have done themse...

 

To Set The Record Straight (Magnusson Trust)

The recent commentary by Roseau County and its lawyer, Scott Anderson, has been reviewed by myself and deserves clarification to set the record straight from my perspective as former attorney for the June Magnusson Trust. To begin, I have been...

 

From Sheldon's Desk

As Ann Landers would have probably started her answer to a recent letter. Dear Time On My Knees, One can only imagine what CNN and MSNBC would have come up with if Donald John Trump would have said “My time on my knees makes me who I am.” Most...

 

My Time On My Knees Makes Me Who I Am

I read last week’s bloviated missive with interest and then I re-read it. It is kind of you to give credit for knowing how to read. Thank you. I went to public school and they did an excellent job of teaching. My question is...did you doubt that...

 

Students Call For A Change

Roseau High School has been a school with traditions for many years, until this year. Graduation for this year’s seniors will be held the weekend after Memorial weekend, and not the three-day memorial weekend where more family is available for... Full story

 

Would Rather Die On Their Feet Then Live On Thier Knees

Oofdah! There are a lot of beautiful crops in the fields that are getting less so almost everyday. Anyone that knows anything about production agriculture is well aware that if your fields don’t go into winter ready for spring, it makes for a long...

 

The Magnusson Trust v. Roseau County Our File No. 5068-0002

I reviewed with interest the letter that was read by Gary Slater at the County Board meeting on August 27. I also read the subsequent news article in the Roseau Times­-Region on August 31. It seems that Mr. Slater, as well as members of the public w...

 

Wake up roseau county taxpayers

Me thinks thee doth protest too much! Again the Roseau County taxpayers are paying their trial lawyer to write a letter to the editor on behalf of the Roseau County Commissioners, which was approved for print by your Chairman. Make no mistake, the...

 

Flag Abuse Rebuttal

In response to the letter about the American Flag Half Staff Policy and its over use. The letter submitted by me, Warren B. Johnson of Roseau was not published as written. Left out was my name and the following.... As a member of the Roseau Honor Gua...

 

Farmers, blenders need biodiesel tax credit

After nearly two years, the biodiesel tax incentive stands without movement. This no-brainer legislation enjoys strong bipartisan support from both aisles of Congress because they know it works. But why has there been no forward movement? Rep....

 

Bullsh*t of Alternative Facts

Where do some of these stories come from? Is it Alex Jones and Info Wars? You will not see the story “Obama’s Vacation Scam” on real news because it’s not true. It’s fairly easy to fact check this one. Even Snopes labeled this one false....

 

Bullsh*t Might Get You To The Top But Won't Keep You There.

Politics, politics, politics. Some of our fearless wannabe leaders lust for power knows no bounds. If Cory Booker would have made an effort to study history he wouldn’t have been so proud of his so-called Spartacus moment. After losing a huge...

 

Our Newspaper is Your Newspaper

by: Don Heinzman In your hearts you know why you came to your community to live and raise a family. You like small-town living, a good school system, a vibrant business community, a church of your denomination and residents who like to be involved...

 

Flag Abuse

We looked out the window today and we were surprised to see the flag flying at the top of the flag pole. It seems there are few days when the flag is not at half-mast. Under the Dayton Administration, we got used to the flag being lowered again and...

 

Update from Bear and Bean

We are writing this letter to invite the community of Roseau to know our story, the status of our company, and the future of the Bear and Bean Coffee Company. We opened the Bear & Bean Coffee Company on July 06, 2017, with the goal of bringing a... Full story

 

Fishing on Lake of the Woods/Politics

Fishing on Lake of the Woods seems to always be good around Memorial Day. This year is no exception. We buy a license so we can enjoy the privilege of the great sport of fishing. Even with said license we are still a guest of the State of Minnesota...

 

"4.6 million boondoggle of state aid gas tax"

The Roseau County Road 9 project bid has been accepted at a cost of 4.6 million; a boondoggle of state aid gas tax... By moving the county 9 ditch and slope 4 feet to the east and placing the removed soil on the west slope. This should happen all in...

 

By supporting biodiesel, Peterson stands up for agriculture

As a soybean farmer in Rep. Collin Peterson’s district, I thank the congressman for walking the walk and supporting farmers by sponsoring the Biodiesel Tax Credit Extension Act of 2019 (HR 2089). This bipartisan legislation would provide a two-year...

 

We can do better for people with disabilities

Stable, solid, secure- these are words for anything that’s important. Unfortunately, the words do not apply to the support staff situation for people with disabilities in Minnesota. There are more than 8,000 vacancies for the direct support...

 

Regarding Huss township

To whom I received a letter from; I emailed it to the County Commissioners, and the Engineer.. I also did a search in question about the 80 acres of tax forfeited land in Huss township… In 2008 the county board had it appraised in four separated...

 

Ravens spread Disease

Don’t ever raise peacocks,.They will break your heart. Peacocks are another of God’s creatures that you either love or hate. Last summer we had four roosters, four hens and five little ones. The ravens that never used to be seen or heard in the...

 

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