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To: The Roseau County Taxpayer's

I am going to share what information I have about the Greenbush City/Roseau County “mystery shop.” (defined:/something that is difficult or impossible to understand or explain) The bid amount for this shop was $686,487.20; the site prep cost was...

 

"Khrushchev and Steve Harvey" What More Needs To Be Said??

Khrushchev’s message sixty one years ago. This was his entire quote: A Sobering Reminder. “Your childrens children will live under communism, you Americans are so gullible. No, you won’t accept communism outright, but we will keep feeding you...

 

The Suffering Of Humans Should Not Be Seen Differently

In regards to Vangievail Byfuglien's submitted article written by the “unknown author” and the long list of things that “You don’t care about…..”, it doesn’t do any good to quarrel about which side cares more.  We all care or at least...

 

The Little Church That Could

You may want to get a cup of coffee or a Pepsi before reading. It may take a while, but it's worth it. You won't be bored! And I hope you share this with your friends. Maybe this could help someone who has questions about their journey in life. This...

 

On Which Side of The Fence Do You Lay?

Obama’s dream when he first ran for president was to “Transform America.” His idea of a transformation was to turn the greatest nation in the world into a communist third world country. He managed in eight years to double the national debt ran... Full story

 

We Can See Things Differently and Still Get Along

First of all, I mean no disrespect to anyone who disagrees We can see things differently and still get along... I have love for all friends and family no matter what your viewpoint is.. I happen to agree with this. For those who ridiculously claim th...

 

Roseau Lake Rehabilitation Project

My grandfather came to Roseau County in a covered wagon with his parents in 1890. They started clearing the land and farming with oxen. This became the farmland that is now called The Island. This farmland has been in my family for 130 years. My...

 

Whatever the opposite of The Greatest Generation is, that is where we are as a country right now. 

We have a common enemy with the COVID-19 virus and instead of fighting this virus together as a nation and adhering to the guidelines that the experts set forth to protect ourselves and others, we have people protesting.  MY civil liberties!  MY...

 

YOUR Fear Is Not My Fear

Ted Nugent, a lot of rednecks hero, known for his rock music and more lately as “kill it and grill it Ted” wrote a letter too good not to pass on. Why do I have to stay home just because YOU are scared? How about YOU stay home, YOU stay in your...

 

My Reply to the County Auditor and Coordinator.

“What Does per Diem Mean? You’ve probably run across the term “per diem” at least once in your career, but what does it cover and how do you get reimbursed? Per diem payments are daily allowances paid to employees to cover costs incurred...

 

In Reference to Mr. Jim Jenson Letter to the Editor

In a recent Letter to the Editor submitted by Mr. Jim Jenson, he states that County Commissioner Russell Walker received $6,285.00 and County Commissioner Jack Swanson received $6,380.00 in 2019 County per diem payments. This information is...

 

A Socialist Is Too Stupid To Know They Are A Communist

The followers of so called fake news say that Fox News spews nothing but blasphemy and lies. The followers of Fox News say that fake news liberal left agenda also tells mostly lies and exaggerations and half-truths at best. No matter what poison you...

 

Support The Upcoming School Bond Referendum

As citizens of the Roseau Community, we should all be proud of the Roseau School. Our school is an important and vibrant part of our community and our students deserve a quality educational experience to prepare them for either post-secondary...

 

There Is Something Wrong

There is something wrong in this country, and we all know it. Whether you're right, left or center, we all realize that things aren't the way they should be. That's why Donald Trump, the Capitalist, was elected president and that's why Bernie...

 

Jeff You Cannot Retire

My original intention was to write a response to Pastor Joe’s political views expressed in his December 28th religious article, but by the time I received that issue, Jeff Olsen had already embedded a response in his weekly column. He respectfully...

 

Flood Control!! My A**

I am writing on behalf of the farmers and landowners in the Roseau Lake area of Roseau County, where the Roseau River Watershed District and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources propose to construct a project, which they are saying is for fl...

 

May Not Like Us, But They Damned Well Better Respect Us.

One of our cats must have walked on my alarm clock. When I rolled over and checked the time it said five-thirty so living under the premise that it is better to wake up and pee rather then pee and wake up “Good morning America!” Only when making... Full story

 

Evangelicals A "CULT"?

Monday evening (January 6) there was a brief news report on Fox News showing several evangelical Christians, both men and women, gathered around President Trump praying for him. Right away some of the Radical “Left” jumped on this and labeled... Full story

 

Impeachment and Polarization of America

As many of your readers know, I graduated Harvard Law School in 1962, where I had the  privilege of taking Constitutional law from the great Paul Freund. Throughout my career, constitutional issues have been at the forefront of my practice,...

 

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...

 

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