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Smoke and Mirrors

When watching O’Biden and company celebrating their inflation reduction act one has to wonder if they didn’t get a little heavy on the smoke in their fantasyland of smoke and mirrors. What part of inflation was 1.4 percent when he took over? It...


In Reference To Golf Carts

Thanks to Alanna Anderson for addressing the issue of elementary kids driving their friends around in golf carts and do the parents know or not. I have seen this multiple times, and they are not paying attention to things around them, causing near...


Democracy Is Just A Kinder Gentler Word For Socialism

How anyone could watch Joe Biden’s hate speech last week and not see the evil in the man is a wonderment. It is not for us to judge. “Judge not lest you too be judged.” But for someone that probably sold his soul to the devil a long time ago...


LifeCare's Exercise Facility Needs An Expansion

I have resided in Roseau for a period of 61 years and it has been a wonderful experience. I have made use of the facilities at LifeCare Medical Center over many years and also the exercise and rehabilitation areas. The service I have received has... Full story


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...



This summer I have seen many golf carts going by my house, driven by young children. I’ve seen the golf carts with 4-5 kids on it. I’ve seen a child hanging onto the back, standing. I’ve seen a poor dog, praying he doesn’t fly out, when they...


Biden Proves Many Americans Are Dummies

If you worked hard for a scholarship, paid your way through school, paid back loans or your family sacrificed for you to go to school, President Biden has shown that you were a big dummy.  Don’t knock yourself out.  Just sit back and the...


A Great Mouse Hunt!

Oofdah, how production agriculture has changed in the last fifty or sixty years! Grpa pulling the A-6 Case combine with its four cylinder Wisconsin air cooled engine around with the WD-45 Allis Chalmers tractor is now only a memory. With no cab on...


The Highlight of The Week Oops!

The highlight of the week so far has been watching Liz Cheney get her Republican In Name Only butt handed to her 65-29 by a Trump backed candidate. So far the ones supported by the Donald are winning at a ninety-five percent rate. Hopefully the...


500 Fairgoers say: Stop the Roseau Lake Project

At this year’s "Save Roseau Farms” fair booth, over 500 people signed saying they oppose the Roseau “Lake” Project and stand with Roseau landowners who are at risk of losing thousands of acres of family farmland at the hands of this harmful...


Time Is Not Now Or Has Never Been On Our Side

The fair is gone. Soon it will be Labor Day and back to school. Another summer is in the history books. There were millions of them before we were born and there will be millions when we are gone from here. When studying the coal in the coal mines...


What Goes Around WILL Come Around

Ron Desantis, governor of Florida, maybe said it best. I wish Joe Biden a speedy recovery from Covid 19. I also wish the United States of America a speedy recovery from Joe Biden. Why are so many that hate this country so much still here? No one, no... Full story


Replace Hate With Love

It has been a rough couple of years. There has been a lot that has gone on...Covid, economy issues, inflation... and mass shootings. Some of those things seem to be out of our control. There really isn't much that we can do about Covid. Even with...


Law Enforcement For Johnson

Law enforcement urges your vote for Johnson on August 9. The Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association (MPPOA) is the largest association representing public safety professionals in the State of Minnesota.  We’re writing to urge your... Full story


Fair 2022 A good time was had by all

It’s fair week in Roseau County one more time. After more than sixty of them much of the thrill is gone. That is not entirely a bad thing. The thrill has been replaced by an admiration and more than a little pride in all the improvements. As in...


A Few Medical Fun Facts

Here are a few medical fun facts the great Doctor Fauci will never tell us. The inventor of the treadmill died at fifty-four. The world bodybuilding champion died at forty-one. The inventor of gymnastics died at fifty-seven. James Fuller Fix started...


"Looking Back"

After having an attendance of 18 at the 2005 truth & taxation meeting, the DJ from a local radio station asked Commissioner Al Johnston his thoughts about this big turn out. Without hesitation Johnston claimed the budget was cut to the bone and that... Full story


The Roseau County 2017 Re-audits Rest of the Story

In 2013 our County accounting firm; Hoffman, Phillipp and Knutson, along with County Auditor Marty Monsrud advised the county board they had to start spending ditch tax money. In 2014 the same request was made by the accounting firm and County... Full story


Answer To Dobbs

When women finally got the right of pregnancy choice under Roe v. Wade in 1973, a Baptist minister, Jerry Falwell, had “an epiphany”: For political power, Democrats were labeled “baby killers” giving door-slamming, conservative,...


Come On Man!!!

One of the biggest mysteries of our world as we know it is how the Devil makes the road to Hell so attractive. According to the latest poll the party taking us down that road at breakneck speed now has only a twenty-nine percent approval rating. It... Full story


Reply to Jeff Olsen's Last Week Article.

Women do have a right to do what they want with their bodies. But they are forgetting something, babies in a pregnant woman’s womb has rights also. The babies are happy to come into the world and not fighting for their lives through an abortion... Full story


Read Before Next Months Primary In District One

Commissioner Al Johnston; after having a large attendance at the 2005 truth & taxation meeting, Johnston then claimed the budget was cut to the bone and that they would be laying off a blade operator and also a deputy. On Dec. 9 (05)Jim Jenson and... Full story


Roseau County's Corruption At It's Best.

Commissioner Glenda Phillipe and her two county board clans men Commissioner Jack Swanson, and Todd Miller along with Chief Deputy Curt Hauger provided the most shameful, and embarrassing 4 years in the history of Roseau Co. 2013 through 2017....


No Harm, No Foul

This old farmer was recently asked if I was open minded enough to watch the January 6th hearings, After watching one dem or worse yet a Rino lie about Trump and a bunch more swear to it there was a timeout required to give the nausea time to pass.... Full story


November Can't Come Soon Enough

It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood. An optimist would leave it at that. A realist would relax and wait for someone to mess it up. Optimists don’t watch or listen to the news. Realists are seldom disappointed, After cancelling fifty-five...


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