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 By Jeff Olsen    News    September 18, 2021 

Roseau Honors the 20th Anniversary of September 11

by Jeff Olsen It wasn't just another Saturday to Mitch Norberg, who was in the first grade when the World Trade Center's Twin Towers were attacked by terrorists who had hijacked four passenger planes... Full story

 By Jeff Olsen    News    September 18, 2021 

Support Your Local Volunteer Firemen This Saturday

by Jeff Olsen Roseau Fire Chief Craig McMillin chuckled when it was noted on Monday that there are a lot of short firemen in his department. "We got some big guys, we got some small guys, and we try t... Full story


Roseau County Historical Society presents Samantha 'Rastles' the Woman Question 

A one-woman performance featuring Jane Curry as Samantha Smith Allen, the rustic philosopher of sound country stock whose ideas on various issues are grounded in an affection for common sense and fai...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    September 18, 2021 

Badger Lass Prefers Unusual Paths in Life

by Jeff Olsen Jasmyn Rud might one day jump out of a helicopter hovering above elephant grass or collar somebody who's jumped bail and is on the wanted list. At 19, she's closer to becoming a bounty...

 By Grace Everett    News    September 18, 2021 

Wagner's Woodworking

by Grace Everett Similar to many other bored citizens during the peak of COVID-19 and the infamous quarantine, Casey Wagner decided to follow through with a life-long hobby. In May of 2020, Casey... Full story


Electric Vehicle Event To Be Held at Roseau Electric Cooperative

Roseau Electric Cooperative and its planning partners would like to invite communities across northern Minnesotato attend Northern Exposure: Driving Electric in Minnesota, the first-ever electric vehicle (EV) event in Roseau. The public EV...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    September 18, 2021 

50 years ago… Greenbush Tigers defeated the Roseau Rams in Football

5 years ago – Sept. 17, 2016 An 18 pound cabbage from Walter Hellquist’s garden was pictured on the Times-Region front page. Delores and Allan Walsh were celebrating their 60th wedding...


Stroke of Courage

by Jodi Wojciechowski Meet Emma Nash, a spunky 6-year-old girl who loves spending time with her family, coloring, horses, painting, swimming and dancing. This past year Jeff and Rhonda Fevold became...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    September 11, 2021

There Are No Thorns With These Fine Roses

by Jeff Olsen Larry Rose, a southern Minnesota import who became a local institution and cooked for kings and paupers, muleskinners and plumbers, first arrived in Roseau in 1970. Except for two years... Full story

 By Jeff Olsen    News    September 11, 2021

On A Memorable Hunt for Big Bear

by Jeff Olsen At 28, Zach Johnson won't likely forget a week ago Thursday when he was sitting in his ladder stand in the rain. Nothing beats success. "It's my second bear. My stepdad, Ken Miller,...



Anna Krahn of Roseau, will appear in the bright lights of Broadway on Saturday, September 18, as part of the annual National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) Times Square Video presentation. The one-hour video of roughly 500 photographs includes... Full story


75 years ago… The Northwest Angle was spotlighted in the National Geographic

5 years ago – Sept. 10, 2016 Roseau County Court Administrator Teresa McDonnell retired on the last day of August after 22 years of service. Pamala Shaw was promoted to Court Administrator...


Roseau County 4-H Youth Exhibit at the 2021 4-H State Showcase at the Minnesota State Fair

Roseau County 4-H youth were excited to attend the 2021 "Great Minnesota Get-Together" for this year's 4-H livestock encampment held August 25th – August 29th and 4-H general encampment held August...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    September 4, 2021

Two Roseau girls enjoy an elite hockey adventure

by Jeff Olsen Ninth graders Lily Erickson and Payton Remick couldn't have put a better finishing touch on their summer when both were selected to compete in the Chicago area with two Team Minnesota...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    September 4, 2021

Tony Hart is on the big rebound to better days

by Jeff Olsen Once, Tony Hart, a Lake of the Woods High School graduate, could glide across the basketball court, slam into opposing football players, and do very nice things in track and field. "I...


WST Hosts World Premiere of Locally Written "Gone Fishin"

Warroad Summer Theater is set to premiere “Gone Fishin” for their fall dinner theater. A new play written and directed by Roseau native Ben Johnston, “Gone Fishin” takes it’s inspiration from growing up near Lake of the Woods, and the... Full story


40 years ago… Earl's Drive-In celebrates its 25th season.

5 years ago – Sept. 3, 2016 Channing Kimble was Roseau’s newest police officer. Jared Strand and Christine Reese were the winners in the Oakcrest Golf Course Club Championship. The 2016 Men’s...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    September 4, 2021

This Impressive Centenarian Is An Oldie but Goodie

by Jeff Olsen Barely a week before her 100th birthday on September 4, Lorraine Hedlund was spotted in her recliner in Room 103 at LifeCare Roseau Manor. The book on her is that she's a sweetheart and...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    August 28, 2021


The 2021 Walk to Remember will be held this year on Saturday, September 11 from 9 am to 12 noon. Due to Covid 19 restrictions, some things will appear a little different; all events will be outdoors...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    August 28, 2021

Roseau County will enact half-cent sales tax in 2022

by Jeff Olsen Once again, Benjamin Franklin's quote, "Nothing is certain except death and taxes," hasn’t skipped a beat. On Tuesday, at the Roseau County Board meeting, the Commissioners approved...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    August 28, 2021

Roseau's Top Guy Is Ready for School to Begin

by Jeff Olsen Mr. Joe Broderick laughs easily. If you remember the old days, say a half century or more ago, the school principal was the last one you ever wanted to see. It meant you were in...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    August 28, 2021

Meet Roseau's New Assistant Principal

by Jeff Olsen Bryce Lingen just might be like Bo Jackson in "Bo Knows!" from 30 years ago. "Bo Knows" was a popular Nike ad. Bryce knows coaching. And he knows kids. Mr. Lingen officially arrived on...


North Norris Fire and Square Fire Update (as of 8-25)

North Norris Fire Date Detected: 8/14/2021 Current Size: 79 acres Containment: 100% Square Fire Date Detected: 8/15/2021 Current Size: 87 acres Containment: 100% Current Status: Significant mop up...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    August 28, 2021

25 years ago… Ernie the Angler wowed spectators at the Roseau Park

5 years ago – Aug. 27, 2016 Angie Carlon was the new Community Education/Athletic Director’s Secretary at Roseau High School. Jacob Hasson of Roseau was a summer graduate of North Dakota State...


Roseau Landowner Coalition Condemns Denial of Environmental Impact Statement

Submitted by Conor Beck Minnesota’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) dealt a sharp blow to property rights in Roseau by announcing it would not require an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for its Roseau Lake Rehabilitation project. The...


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