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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...

 

Words Will Forever Stain

I spent my earliest years in Roseau County. My brother Ross was named after the village from which our father served as pastor for three country churches. All my life, I've carried vivid memories from the area. And I've been a loyal son--returning...

 

Payroll Change of $6.20 per hour... Really!!!

After the merger of the Auditor and Recorder positions, a new job description was written and submitted to MRA for review and rating. MRA has rated this position at a Center Grade 13, Extended Range Grade(s) 12 and 14. Following discussion,...

 

Who is the Fourth really for?

I was trying to celebrate last night with 5 of my kids an my ladies I work with at LSS... Someone called the cops on me and they said if I don't stop they was going to take them from me an my boyfriend.. Why don't I have the right to celebrate the 4...

 

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...

 

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