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The Beauty Of A Mothers Love

I was a Minn. State Trooper for over 30 years and during that time I witnessed what a mothers love is. I was called to an accident and when I arrived I saw a body in the ditch holding a young boy. She was hugging him and talking to him with words so...

 

What Happened To The Good Ol' Drive?

Our nine days of the year when some of us find out who our friends and neighbors really are is history one more time. Nothing seems to bring out the territorial instincts in a human quite like hunting season. Little houses on stilts all over the...

 

One Special Man

About 8 a.m. on one below-freezing morning, I saw our apartment maintenance man, Toby Larson, scraping thick ice off the car windows in our parking lot. He is in his eighties and walks with a limp. That action surely is beyond his required duties.... Full story

 

Should I Pay To Harvest Animals I Raised ?

Another opening day of deer season is now a memory. After fifty-two of them which would have been fifty-three except there was no season in 1971 due to extreme shortage of deer, the sunrise was one of the prettiest. There is no shortage of deer, but... Full story

 

October Is Gone ..."You Just Don't Have Enough Clothes On."

The song; Sunrise Sunset swiftly go the years, One season following another, is hitting closer to home every year. The fishing on the lake is maybe as good as it gets right now. As a friend pointed out “it is never too cold, sometimes you just...

 

Sheriff Elections are upon Us and It's Time for a Change

Roseau County Sheriff Elections are upon us and It’s time for a change. The current Sheriff has lost the morale of his department, and has created an environment where majority of his staff; jailers, dispatchers, and deputies have lost confidence...

 

Re-elect Sheriff Steve Gust

I wanted to take this opportunity to list a few of the many reasons why I believe Steve Gust should be re-elected sheriff of Roseau County. I have worked with Steve since 1997 when I first started working in law enforcement in Roseau County. I have...

 

Reducing Republican Inflation Lies

We now endure the last stretch of the 2022 “rigged election” terrorist campaign. Once, the politicians would just lie and expect us to vote for them. Then a butt-head loser started the “rigged election” terror campaign in 2020. Anyone that ha...

 

Meet Kelly Gustafson

Deciding to run for Sheriff for Roseau County was not a hard decision for me.  I was encouraged by some of my coworkers from the Roseau County Sheriff’s Office, City of Roseau, City of Warroad, and the Borderland SRT Team. After hearing their...

 

How Much Is A Billion?

Life got interesting for a little while last evening. While yackity yacking on the phone my dogs, one half great pyrenees and half German shepherd and Turbo a miniature rat terrier wanted desperately to get out. Assuming without really looking that... Full story

 

Nothing To See Here

A cruel fact of life is that the older we get the deeper the cold penetrates our bones. Some of the smarter ones among us have already traded some of the best fishing of the year and deer hunting for warmer weather. This morning that seems like a...

 

Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime

That was a song a long time ago. The question is how something that makes you feel the best also makes you hurt the worst. When it says until death you do part in our marriage vows, does that mean when one dies the love does too? Not even close. Some...

 

A Joyful Update

I am the lady who left two packages on Hwy 11 in Roseau a couple of weeks ago. The Roseau Times took my request of finding those purchases seriously, and posted an ad, asking for help in getting them back. I GOT THEM BACK! Someone had noticed our... Full story

 

Would Love To See America Great Again

In my opinion, June 24, 2022, will be one of the brighter days in the history of our great nation! After 49 years of prayer and more than 63 million precious babies being murdered, Roe v Wade is finally overturned and left to the states. I, and...

 

More Deer Hunters Less Buck Hunters

Summer is over and the youth deer season is soon here. The special season is a very good thing, but why is the DNR helping to create more buckhunters? There already are plenty of buckhunters and a shortage of deerhunters. Our number of antlerless...

 

Great Quotes

Thanks Mike Millner for these quotations. I have a few quotes from Winston Churchill that I would love to share with you. I’m kind of a history buff and admire strong people in history that have taken a stand that changed the world. During WWII...

 

We The People Can Only Kiss So Much Butt Without Ending Up With a Mouthful of Poop

Everything is white with frost again this morning. It is get tough or die time for all annual plants. The sad truth of the matter is that no annual is that tough. Comparing people who have not made peace with their maker and their spirituality to...

 

Walz Says No To Meat

It was very alarming to see that Tim Walz's MPCA Department sent out a message recently to Minnesotans saying they should NOT eat meat. The tweet said "We'll be sharing tips all week on small changes you can make to help combat #ClimateChange. To... Full story

 

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...

 

Parents....

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...

 

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