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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...

 

Support Minnesota History

The recent passage of S.F. No. 2227, which includes a reduction of $4 million in annual funding to the Minnesota Historical Society, is of great concern to the Roseau County Historical Society. This level of funding reductions would affect the level...

 

There Is No Free Lunch

To say that watching the news now days is an experience in the bizarre is an understatement. First the dems want sixteen-year-olds to vote. Then they want illegal aliens to vote, and now convicted felons, murderers, rapists, and child molesters to...

 

Representative Collin Peterson seems ok without a safe and effective U.S. southern border.

Representative Collin Peterson voted against President Trump’s national emergency declaration at the border, a declaration that is aimed at preventing illegal crossings. Does Representative Peterson realize that there IS an emergency at the...

 

Make America Great Again/Global Warming

A lot of our birds of Spring are back. By how fast the geese in particular manage to have little ones, they must start nesting as soon as their feet hit the ground. Between hunting getting to be a rich mans game and way too many rules, their sheer...

 

Mother Nature is Large and in Charge

Not to say it has been a long winter, but, I now know all the Walton’s first names and also oldest to youngest and most of their friends and neighbors. The same holds true for the Ingalls, Garveys and Olsons from Little House on the Prairie. After...

 

What's Good For The Goose is Good For the Gander

Most residents of Roseau don’t know what our Principal and Athletic Director Ivan Hirst of the Roseau High School has been sending the students. He and his Assistant Principal Mrs. Johnson have been sending out attendance letters “informing...

 

BEYOND DEATH AND TAXES

Have you ever heard someone say, "The only two things we can be sure of (and some people add, "in this life") are death and taxes?" Sometimes it's stated with a grin, especially as April 15th, "tax...

 

TWO THINGS WE AL NEED TO UNDERSTAND ABOUT EACH OTHER, PART 11

In last week’s article I examined the first of two things, which I am persuaded that we all need to understand about each other. First of all, WE ARE A WONDERFUL WORK OF GOD (no exceptions!) Right from childhood we should be able to see this...

 

Walz Challenges Line 3 Pipeline Replacement

Last week, Governor Walz chose to continue challenging the Line 3 pipeline replacement – a badly needed project to replace an aging pipeline that runs across northern Minnesota. The project is critically important for several reasons. Line 3 would...

 

Cyber Bullying is Taking More and More Lives Everyday

For almost a year my family and my company has been under attack from another business owner in town. Through the use of Social Media he has been able to spread his discontent to others in the community. I have personally heard this in town from...

 

Some of my best friends in this life have been democrats

To the Editor, It has been said that truth is stranger than fiction because no one could make this stuff up. The Donald’s SOTU address was received with a seventy-six percent approval rating. How twenty-four percent could disagree with almost...

 

Rather than a Federal shut down

To: MN 7 District Rep. Dan Fabian - February 6,2019 Please do due diligence in getting this information to ND Senator Hoven, Senator Kramer, Congressman Armstrong and MN Congressman Colin Peterson, “I trust that you will”. The military budget...

 

The hatred for anything Trump has gotten to the point of unbelievable

To the Editor, The hatred for anything Trump has gotten to the point of unbelievable. The media drools all over itself with every new story that says outright lies and spreads them gleefully before any investigation for even a shred of truth. Slick...

 

High Standards and Good Character

Dear Pastor Joe, I am responding publicly in this paper to your article in last week’s paper, “Let’s Build a Wall, Not Create One!”. These opinions are solely mine. I do not have the title Pastor, yet learned much under your ministry, while...

 

The Oath of office should be before January 1

My note; Since our newly elected County Attorney will not be sworn in until some time on January 8, 2019. The question I have, does the Roseau County Attorneys office have any authority until after the swearing in is official?….. I would say no...

 

The Wall is a Good Investment

To the Editor, In my ten to twenty second skimming of our Favorite dolts weekly column I couldn’t help but notice I had been given the honor of “Chump of the year.” According to my friend Daniel Webster a chump is a dull, stupid person. If I am...

 

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