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 By Jeff Olsen    News    April 10, 2021 

Fire Danger Is Everyone's Concern These Days

Wayne Ziska lives on the River Road in the Beltrami Island State Forest near Hayes Lake State Park. He doesn't require a meteorologist to know that the fire danger has reached the danger level. A...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    April 10, 2021 

The Roseau River Almost Took Down Big Thor

Forget Bud Light Time! It was time to punch in and go to work with not a moment to spare. Last Friday evening on the Roseau River, two Roseau volunteer firemen, who had just started to enjoy a cold...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    April 10, 2021 

The Singing Princess Has Remarkable Patience

Gabbie June Johnson, 19, puts a smile on a headache, which these days has to do with her stalled musical career. The 2020 Roseau High School graduate was packing her bags again to rejoin her Country...

 News    April 10, 2021 

Two Rivers Plus 'One Watershed One Plan' Near Completion

In 2019 Roseau County, Roseau Soil & Water Conservation District, Kittson County, Kittson Soil & Water Conservation District, and the Two Rivers Watershed District began a joint planning process, known as the “Two Rivers Plus One Watershed One...

 News    April 10, 2021 

Farm Bureau Members to Serve on National Advisory Committee

Farm Bureau members from Minnesota were recently assigned to American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Issue Advisory Committees. The Issue Advisory Committees are made up of farmers from across the country with a particular interest and expertise in...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    April 3, 2021

A Walk-Through with Superintendent Tom Jerome

by Jeff Olsen Stand in awe. From the outside at the construction site just feet away from the southeast building at Roseau High School, only the blind will never be able to see the individual columns... Full story

 By Carrie Johnson    News    April 3, 2021

50 years ago… The Old Baptist Church was torn down

5 years ago – Apr. 2, 2016 Dr. Nghi Trinh-Pham was Roseau’s newest dentist. She relocated to Roseau to be a full partner with Dr. Philip Sallberg. Roseau Girls Hockey senior Ryan Strand was...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    March 27, 2021

Roseau Graduate Is First Minnesotan Charged in Capitol Riot

On Friday, March 19, Jordan Stotts, a 2007 Roseau High School graduate, was arraigned at the Beltrami County Courthouse in Bemidji for his role in the January 6 insurrection. Mr. Stotts, 31, had left...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    March 27, 2021

New Roseau Parks and Rec Director Is On The Job

This past Monday, Keith Severson, a 2001 Roseau High School graduate, hit the ground running with a zest for his new position. Speaking by cellphone from Duluth on St. Patrick's Day, Mr. Severson, a N...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    March 27, 2021

Meet A Young Grappler With A Zest For Travel

He wrestles hard and the scouting report on Seth Cossentine, all of 11-years-old and a Roseau fifth grader, is that he goes the extra miles to wrestle the best of the best. His Roseau elementary wrest...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    March 20, 2021

They're glad to see you at the Roseau Library

by Jeff Olsen Nobody has to talk in a whisper at the Roseau Public Library where the two main gals, Melissa and Stacey, won't twist your ear to be quiet. "There is no "Shut your trap, you little...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    March 20, 2021

A Tall Southerner Charms A Minnesota Miss

by Jeff Olsen Amelia Johnson, 23 and a Roseau High School graduate, has to stand on her tiptoes to kiss Blake Preston, one of the stars on the Liberty University basketball team, presently in...

 By Laurel Latham    News    March 20, 2021

Yeti Fest Held In Warroad

by Laurel Latham Thirty-six brave souls took part in the Yeti Plunge at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 13, with the youngest plunger 9-year-old Wyatt Johnson, Red Lake Falls, the oldest plunger...



Fifth grade student, Harry Roth, was awarded 1st place honors at the VFW Auxiliary Department level (state level) for his essay on "What the American Flag Means to Me".  He received a 1st place...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    March 20, 2021

75 years ago… First time in Roseau school history to go to state with basketball

5 years ago – March 19, 2016 Local students named to the fall 2015 semester Dean’s List at the University of Northwestern-St. Paul were Caleb Haynes, Aaron Krahn and Weston Nelson, all of Roseau...



Representative John Burkel, R-Badger, issued the following statement regarding the latest dial turn announcement Friday from Gov. Tim Walz. "I am heartened to see this latest dial turn for the businesses in Northwest Minnesota," said Burkel. “Our... Full story


Agriculture: Is the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program Right for You?

Farmers and ranchers rely on crop insurance to protect themselves from disasters and unforeseen events, but not all crops are insurable through the USDA’s Risk Management Agency. The Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) Noninsured Crop Disaster...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    March 13, 2021

This young man stands out in any crowd

by Jeff Olsen Peter VandeWege, a Roseau High School senior with a distinctive gentleness, a caring nature and a good guy to have around when you can't locate a stepladder, is a quiet role model. He do...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    March 13, 2021

Two Inseparable Dogs Are Rescued From An Ice Floe

by Jeff Olsen Late on Monday afternoon, Spencer and Lily, two golden retrievers, had to be retrieved from the Roseau River after falling through the thin ice. On Monday evening, Roseau Police Chief...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    March 13, 2021

Brad Dokken makes the outdoors a real adventure

by Jeff Olsen Lots of blokes and babes get up every morning, throw on their work clothes and think, "Another day of drudgery!" That doesn't include one particular chap, who could probably write a...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    March 13, 2021

40 years ago… Two youngsters escaped with their lives after an accident

5 years ago – March 12, 2016 The Wannaska Lion’s Club is hosting a pancake breakfast at the Wannaska Community Center on March 20 as a benefit for Shelly Hlucny. Clara Robb was celebrating her 75t...


Former Bank CEO Sentenced To Prison For Falsifying Bank Records, Misappropriating More Than $1.6 Million

Acting United States Attorney W. Anders Folk today announced the sentencing of ROBERT JOHN HAGER, 70, a former bank CEO, to 18 months in prison for making a false entry in bank records. HAGER, who pleaded guilty on May 18, 2020, was sentenced on...


Roseau Couple Provides Critical Service to Veterans

Roseau natives Jerald and Elizabeth Knutson take the word “dedication” to a new level. Jerald is the current Commander of the Roseau/Middle River Chapter 41 of Minnesota Disabled American Veterans, and Elisabeth serves as the Chapter Adjutant....

 By Jeff Olsen    News    March 6, 2021

Roseau's Long Distance Runner Never Slows Down

by Jeff Olsen On a recent weekday evening, Russ Sorenson, a chap with stamina and surely a stubborn streak, had just finished another of his six and a half mile weekday runs. He runs farther on the...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    March 6, 2021

Catching Up With John Leo 'Booker' Delmore III

by Jeff Olsen Booker Delmore, a happy octogenarian who was a gifted athlete, occasional brawler, and maybe even a model altar boy, was holding court this past Saturday from his home in Coon Rapids. He...


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