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 By Jeff Olsen    News    June 25, 2022 

At Grandma's, she's definitely not a cakewalk

by Jeff Olsen Last Friday, a trio of Roseau area runners - Andrea Kvien Olson, Lindsay Paulson, and Heidi Evans Greenwood - were in Duluth for Saturday's Grandma's Marathon They laughed when asked...

 By Laurel Latham    News    June 25, 2022 

Streich Family Bikes MS 150 For Daughter Quinn

by Laurel Latham The National MS Society's vision is a world free of MS. Bike MS: MS 150 originated in Minnesota in 1980 as a way to come together, raise awareness and money for MS research, supportin... Full story

 By Jeff Olsen    News    June 25, 2022 

There's no 'Lazy Ike' in Coach Isaac

by Jeff Olsen Isaac Erickson is taking on a new coaching challenge as the Roseau High School boys head basketball coach. The 2008 Roseau High School graduate has served as the Roseau girls junior...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    June 25, 2022 

75 years ago… Roy Novotny won at Sheep Day

5 years ago – June 24 2017 On May 16 Brenna (Lang) Johnson, a 2001 RHS graduate, donated a kidney to her brother Isaac Lang, a 1999 Roseau High School graduate. Their parents are John and Mary... Full story

 By Jeff Olsen    News    June 18, 2022

Five candidates file for District 1 Commissioner's seat

by Jeff Olsen The unexpected death of Roseau County Commissioner John Horner on June 4 has attracted five candidates, who had until last Friday, June 10, to file for the position. The five include...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    June 18, 2022

Meet the RHS graduate who's the newest State Trooper

by Jeff Olsen It's possible that Alex Anderson, a 2011 Roseau High School graduate, wasn't expecting to be spotlighted in his hometown newspaper. The credit goes to his proud mother, Alana Anderson....

 By Jeff Olsen    News    June 18, 2022

Roseau Patrolman Berggren Is Making A Difference

by Jeff Olsen Sometimes, it's necessary to go to the top of the chain of command whenever a cellphone number is needed . It's interesting how lawmen occupy their off-duty hours. "I'm giving my grandso...

 By Laurel Latham    News    June 18, 2022

Warroad Fire Department Holds Annual Open House

by Laurel Latham The Warroad Fire Department's Annual Open House on Saturday June 11 was a great success! "The annual open house is an important time of year when the WFD does our public outreach and...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    June 18, 2022

10 years ago… Bob Lund named Adult Ironman of the Year

5 years ago – June 17, 2017 Roseau High School assistant principal Aaron Nelson said his goodbyes to Roseau and accepted a new position as the principal of Pequot Lakes High School. Roseau Ram...


Northborn™ Days Wrap Up

This past weekend the sun shone brightly for Northborn Days! This two-day community event began on Friday with a community picnic served with all the fixings, and dessert was available with a quick... Full story

 By Jeff Olsen    News    June 11, 2022

There is competition in the Roseau County races

by Jeff Olsen Always, for an elected official, nothing is sweeter than running unopposed. Throw in an opponent and anything can happen. There could be a DWI charge, kissing the wrong babe, or...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    June 11, 2022

Over in the Treasurer's Office with the Unflappable Diane Gregerson

by Jeff Olsen Say it ain't so! Speaking by phone from her office at the Roseau County Courthouse on Tuesday, May 31, Roseau County Treasurer Diane Gregerson fielded questions like a bookie taking...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    June 11, 2022

Roseau County Commissioner John Horner dies unexpectedly

by Jeff Olsen Last Saturday afternoon, the news spread quickly that District 1 Roseau County Commissioner and Board Chair John Horner, 62, had passed away. Mr. Horner, a first-term incumbent,... Full story

 By Laurel Latham    News    June 11, 2022

Lake of the Woods Water Level Near Record Breaking High

by Laurel Latham Residents and businesses along the shores of Lake of the Woods are being impacted by high water levels that are eroding the shoreline and creeping up to buildings. Water flowing into...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    June 11, 2022

50 years ago... Sacred Heart Catholic Church was robbed of $5,000

5 years ago – June 10, 2017 Friday was a big day for Svea Grafstrom of Salol- she graduated from Kindergarten. Brother Nick and the Ferguson grandparents from North Dakota drove up for the...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    June 4, 2022

Remembrances from Memorial Day 2022 in Roseau

by Jeff Olsen Originally, the program was to be held outdoors at the Roseau County Veterans Park. But not this monsoon season. Retired Army Lt. Col. Val Bernat wasn't leaving anything to chance. Some...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    June 4, 2022

Cody Olafson has come home to his final resting place

by Jeff Olsen It was the mournful cries of a bereaved mother for an only son that cut through the sounds of a bagpipe and a bugle shortly after 2:10 p.m. last Friday during the outside ceremony at... Full story

 By Laurel Latham    News    June 4, 2022

Northborn Music Festival Is On Saturday, June 11

by Laurel Latham The 4ontheFloor rock band from Minneapolis will perform at the 2nd Annual Northborn Music Festival on Saturday, June 11 at 8 p.m. in Allison Park in Warroad. The group is known for... Full story

 By Carrie Johnson    News    June 4, 2022

75 years ago… Rudy Billberg disposed of his ship "Rocky Point" to Mr. Moyer

5 years ago – June 3, 2017 Roseau Ram girls golfers Gina Wensloff and Kilah LaPlante advanced to the section meet in the individual competition. Roseau Ram boys golfers Quinn Tangen, Gus Vatnsdal...


Northborn™ Days | June 10-11 | Event Line Up and What You Need to Know

We are on the final article of our six-part series about the upcoming Northborn Days event! Over the past five weeks, we shared in detail about the Northborn Birthday Party, Northborn Talent Competition, Northborn Music Festival, and the other... Full story

 By Jeff Olsen    News    May 28, 2022

A Remarkable Tribute To Two Long Ago Law Enforcement Heroes

by Jeff Olsen On Friday, May 20, possibly the coldest May afternoon in decades, an estimated 100 individuals filed into the Billberg Building at the Roseau County Fairgrounds in Roseau to pay tribute... Full story

 By Laurel Latham    News    May 28, 2022

Fishing Season Opener With True North Guide Service

by Laurel Latham "There were fish to be caught during the season opener, but fishermen had to work for them," reports Aaron Phillipe of True North Guide Service, in his fifth year of guiding on Lake o...


Bus Driver, Rhonda Rothenberger, Retires after 30 years

by Jodi Wojciechowski On June 2, Rhonda Rothenberger is scheduled to make her last run as a bus driver for the Roseau School District after 30 years. Rhonda's bus driving adventures were never part...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    May 28, 2022

He's an original sourdough straight out of Alaska

by Jeff Olsen Some characters just jump out. Brian Brandt is just such a bloke, and the proof was a news tip from Colleen Lorenson, a Greenbush gal, who ran across the 73-year-old gent in a Mexican re...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    May 28, 2022

50 years ago… Raymond Kotta's cow gave birth to triplet calves.

5 years ago – May 27, 2017 Roseau High School graduation speakers were Ivy Braaten, Madison Lee and Jacob LePard. The 2017 Roseau Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees for the October 8 ceremonies at the... Full story


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