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Stoopid is still Stupid!!!

Anytime the news is on that old saying most, but obviously not all of us were taught when young, comes to mind. “If you can’t say something nice about someone, say nothing at all.” All the way from the biggest snakes on the national news to the...

 

Pastor Joe: her "heart broke a little bit". Please, not four more years.

I love and respect you, Joe, but I couldn't disagree with you more concerning this President.  I am praying passionately that there will not be four more years of this chaos, and that we can elect a President who will be decent and work for all the...

 

Re: Sheldon Larson, Pastor Joe and Jim Jenson

We have gotten the Roseau paper for over 40 years as I married a gal from the Roseau area. I must answer a Letter to the Editor from September 12 weekend. I am referring to the letter from Sheldon Larson. How come 200,000 people died from the...

 

The New Word For The Day Is "SEDITION"

As usual, this old farmer has more questions than answers. Newt Gingrich was on Fox News with Harris Faulkner the other day. He brought up the question of why George Soros is not held responsible for funding Antifa and BLM. Harris immediately hushed...

 

Not only am I voting for Trump, But....

This old chicken farmer just got done cleaning the chicken house. As usual when finished there were more questions than answer. Why do hogs, cows, horses and sheep have to be in a barn and chickens get to be in a house? This country has gotten to be...

 

Thank You All Who Attended

I would like to thank all who attended the Roseau Watershed meeting about the Land Grab. With people on phones, zoom calls, and in person, we had approximately 40 people in attendance. We also had several letters that were written and read at the...

 

google; Roseau River Watershed Monitoring and Assessment Report

Page 35; “The Hay Creek Subwatershed, drains 116 square miles to the south and east of the city of Roseau. Agricultural land uses make up slightly more than 50% of the subwatershed, mostly row crop with a smaller proportion of pastureland....

 

Humility Before Honor

This letter is in regards to the editorial and column from two local spiritual leaders in the August 1st issue of the Times-Region. I have a problem with a spiritual leader who doesn’t understand that inherent in leadership comes the...

 

Terrorist, Voting, Guns and Some Common Sense

What in the world is going on with our world? Hopefully most of the problems are because it is an election year. The deep state knows that if Trump gets four more years they are going down. The rest of us know that ifBiden “I sway anyway the wind...

 

Wear a mask! It is that simple!

I have been thinking about whether or not to wear a mask for the last couple months. I see posts on Facebook where many people complain how masks can cause long term health problems and cite no scientific evidence. I believe too many people piss and... Full story

 

A Little Common Sense Please

Whether fake news or FOX news this old fisherman has gotten to the point where five minutes is too much. Our politicians on both sides of the aisle are some of the best liars or kinder gentler word spindoctors on the planet. The only real takeaway...

 

google; Roseau River Watershed Monitoring and Assessment Report 1

Page 28; “The Headwaters Roseau River Subwatershed drains 212 square miles to the south and east of the city of Roseau. More than 60% of the subwatershed lies within Beltrami Island State Forest; overall, land use is dominated by forest and wetland...

 

A note from John Burkel

Running an election during a pandemic is hard, and our County officials and election judges did a remarkable job and deserve our thanks. I want to thank you, the voters, for placing your trust in me to be the Republican candidate for state...

 

This is happening to our land now.... will YOUR land be next?

I have farmed and lived with the rise and fall of the waters in the Roseau River Bottom most of my life. In the late 1960’s I started working for farmers in this area. Because of the richness of the soils and the amazing crops that they produced,...

 

Roseau River Watershed Plan in 2004 (page 29- 30)

This article was taken from the “Beltrami Island Land Utilization Project Comprehensive Conservation Management Plan.” Goggle it. The Roseau River Watershed Plan incorporates the County Comprehensive Local Water Plan (JOR Engineering 2002) which...

 

"Land Grab"

In regards to the Roseau County farmers “Land Grab”. 1. A recent coalition parked two 50 foot trailers near Roseau to spread awareness of a needless Land grab NW of Roseau. 2. The MN Department of Natural Resources and the Roseau River Watershed...

 

Comments To Recent Roseau County Board

In answer to the Roseau County Board, asking for comments in the Roseau newspaper dated 08/01/20. I have a comment. In 2014 I appeared before the Roseau County Board; I presented this document: February 24, 2014 In Regards to County Employees County...

 

My reply to; "Roseau County" letter on 7/31/2020

1: After 5 years of complaining to the county board with no resolve…. April of 2011 I filed a 23 page complaint along with many pictures of the incompetence of Co Eng. Brian Ketring with the “Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land...

 

Does Senator Mark Johnson Really Care For Veterans?

As a US Air Force retiree and lifelong resident of Senate District 1, excluding the time I was serving in the Air Force, I was very surprised to see Senator Mark Johnson's social media posts on July 25 describing his support for Mission 22 at the Goo...

 

Facts about Land grab

The recent Roseau Times article, “Roseau County Landowners Coalition Teams Up with National Organization, Launches Campaign Against Minnesota’s Pointless Land Grab,” which highlighted the coalition’s partnership with the Institute for... Full story

 

Looking Ahead

Afraid We'll Have to Think to Stop the Fear Two types of people are wearing masks today: the wise who know they are at risk for COVID-19 because of poor health or comorbidities, and the "others" who are still afraid this virus will kill them if they...

 

Roseau Land Grab

Today there was a meeting set up with the Roseau River Watershed Board, the DNR and the Coalition to try to stop this senseless land grab from the local farmers. I don't think I've ever been so frustrated, humiliated and embarrassed at what I walked...

 

You Are Missing The Boat

Here is a letter by an unknown author that is just too good not to pass on. The Rowboat Comes For You… This may be the best and most honest political promotion statement you will ever read. It decidedly does not brush objections aside. You hate...

 

ROSEAU COUNTY

We, the Roseau County Board of Commissioners, are submitting the following letter to inform our constituents of a recent action regarding complaints filed by Mr. Jim Jenson against the Roseau County Engineer. On March 23, 2020, Mr. James Jenson,...

 

Truth Matters

The Saturday, July 11 edition of the Roseau Times-Region includes a front-page article about Kate Lundquist and her family entitled, “Roseau Mom Advocates For All Her Children.” The article contains several statements that are untrue. I’d like...

 

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