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 By Laurel Latham    News    January 7, 2023

Outdoor Skating Rink and Sledding Hill in Roseau

by Laurel Latham Located next to the splash pad building in Roseau, the outdoor skating rink and sledding hill are now open. "We were hoping to open the rink and sledding hill a couple weeks earlier,... Full story

 By Jeff Olsen    News    January 7, 2023

Warroad hockey legend is honored at the Gardens

by Jeff Olsen On Thursday, December 29, Henry Boucha, an outstanding amateur and NHL hockey player a half century ago, was honored before the Warroad Warriors faced off against Orono during the Hockey...

 By TRF News    News    January 7, 2023

Greenbush Man Sentenced For A Felony DWI

by TRF News Devin James Guy Johnson, 21, Greenbush, was sentenced for a felony charge of driving while impaired – three priors. He was sentenced to 36 months in prison and stayed for seven years.... Full story


75 years ago… Ruben Bjorkman reported to Switzerland for the Olympics

5 years ago – Jan. 6, 2018 Erik and Margie Dunham of Roseau had an amazing view of the 129th Rose Parade in Pasadena, California on New Year’s Day. They rode on the Ag PhD Salute To Farmers float. Commissioner Glenda Phillipe, District 1, was...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    January 4, 2023

Roseau County Commissioner Russell Walker resigns

by Jeff Olsen A week ago Tuesday, veteran District 4 Roseau County Commissioner Russell Walker submitted his resignation via a letter, which was read during the board meeting at the Roseau County...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    January 4, 2023

Here's Looking at Crime and Punishment in Roseau County

by Jeff Olsen Doing "hard time" is sitting in a cell day after day in the Roseau County Detention Center. You could be a millionaire or a pauper but if you are arrested and denied bail, you're doing... Full story


He put Red Lake County on the National Map

by Jeff Olsen Back in 2015, Chris Ingraham, a reporter for the Washington Post, came upon some fascinating data. He then wrote the piece and it went viral. Imagine a different scenario if a reporter...

 By Arlette Solom    News    January 4, 2023


Submitted by Arlette Solom "Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant." Robert Louis Stevenson The February Birthday Luncheon will be on Wednesday, February 15, 2023 at 11:30 a.m. If you are a member of Four Seasons...

 By Carrie Johnson    News    January 4, 2023

25 years ago ....Fair entertainment was Franko's Magician, Toby Keith and Neil McCoy

5 years ago – Feb. 3, 2018 Kate Kennedy was the winner of the Roseau School Spelling Bee and Jadyn Novak was the runner-up. Granted Honorary Life Memberships in the Roseau American Legion Post 24...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    December 31, 2022

Retiring Roseau Police Chief Saw Some Interesting Times

by Jeff Olsen Ward Anderson, the pride of Lake Bronson, Minnesota, became a licensed police officer in 1990. That's how he ended up in Roseau. The 1986 Lake Bronson High School graduate, turned 55 sho...

 By Jeff Olson    News    December 31, 2022

Badger Farm Lass Wins StateWide Ag Pageant

by Jeff Olsen Brooke VonEnde, 18, recently was crowned the 2023 Minnesota Miss United States Agriculture pageant winner in Fairbault. It was an initial surprise to her parents last May when Brooke...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    December 31, 2022

Meet Roseau County's 2022 Christmas Baby

by Jeff Olsen Adalyn Marie Thompson will always be the best Christmas gift that Shanda Christofferson and Shane Thompson will ever receive. The Warroad couple have known each other since they were in... Full story


Beauty and Strength through Five Generations

by Laurel Latham Hazel Stella Viola Martin McKeever, born in Kenora, Ontario, December 25, 1927, had several visitors over the Christmas holidays. Hazel's daughter Sheila Stoskopf flew in from...

 By Robert Crowe    News    December 31, 2022

The Last Shall be First

Submitted by Robert Crowe "The Last Shall Be First." This had been the banner headline for a story in the St. Paul Pioneer Press in 1975, but many who read it then are gone. The headlined story was...


75 years ago… Mrs. Hegland adopted a war baby

5 years ago – Dec. 30, 2017 Vital Fitness owned by Josh Wilhelm, was opening in Roseau in the former Expression’s Shoe Store on January 8. Winners from the December 7 and December 14 Roseau Holida... Full story

 By Jeff Olsen    News    December 24, 2022

Out in Goat Heaven Where Life is always interesting

by Jeff Olsen Danny and Jill Geroy don't work in tuxedos and gowns. Or fancy shoes! Welcome to their hobby farm out by Hayes Lake near the old Dewey Thompson Store, which is no more. Once, as a...


There's No Place Like Etta's Bin Dome Home

by Laurel Latham An Airbnb just five miles east of Warroad, Etta's Bin is a beautiful dome home that still manages to provide a warm, welcoming, cozy atmosphere in spite of the open floor plan and...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    December 24, 2022

Citizen-Soldier Shon Beito performs meritoriously

by Jeff Olsen Shon Beito, a 1988 Roseau High School graduate and former standout wrestler for the Roseau Rams, turned out to be a reluctant interviewee. He'd rather avoid the limelight after... Full story

 By Jeff Olson    News    December 24, 2022

Some photos and other gems for these times

Everyone has heroes. Mine is Mike Royko, the esteemed late Chicago columnist, who was the best there ever was. He was only 64 when he died in 1997 after suffering an aneurysm. Royko wrote great column...


50 years ago… Salol warming house torn down due to fire.

5 years ago – Dec. 23, 2017 The Rams Girl’s State 2017 AA Championship Basketball Banner was revealed at the first home game this season The Lacy Rams hockey team defeated Moorhead 6-1. Roseau goals were scored by Reese Strand (2) Tayla Santl,... Full story


Scammon Bay, Alaska-Christmas news from Pastor Jason

by Pastor Jason Stromstad A light October snow was falling softly on Scammon Bay, Alaska, as Pastor Jason Stromstad landed with Samaritan’s Purse staff and 400 pieces of fried chicken from Anchorage. Away for several weeks preaching in neighboring...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    December 17, 2022

Marc Hodge Will Be Roseau's Next Top Cop

by Jeff Olsen A week ago Thursday evening, Mayor Dan Fabian announced that the Roseau City Council had made a conditional offer to veteran Roseau police officer Marc Hodge to succeed retiring Ward...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    December 17, 2022

Standout Athlete Competes in Indigenous Bowl

by Jeff Olsen On Sunday, December 11, Minnesota Public Radio reporter Matt Sepic's headline on MPR News read: Indigenous Bowl provides showcase for promising Native athletes Just three paragraphs...


WHS Culinary Students Invited To Cook Around The World Competition

by Laurel Latham The Warroad High School Culinary Class has received an invitation to participate in the Cook Around the World Competition at Walt Disney World Resort. The invitation was issued after... Full story


Badger High School Nominates Ada Lee and Ashton Pickhartz for ExCEL Award

Badger High School is pleased to announce the nomination of juniors, Ada Lee and Ashton Pickhartz, for the Minnesota State High School League's ExCEL Award. The ExCEL (Excellence in Community,...


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