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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...

 

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...

 

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