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 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 24, 2020 

Covid Cases are rapidly increasing in Roseau County

On Sunday, Julie Pahlen, the Public Health Director for Roseau County, reflected on the increasing number of positive tests for Covid-19 in Roseau County. "It's here and spreading across the county,"...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 24, 2020 

Roseau School Will Remain with Student Schedule for Now

Lately, the Roseau School Board has been meeting more frequently as Covid-19 cases continue to spike in Roseau County. A week ago Tuesday, a special board meeting was held after Board Chair Pete...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 24, 2020 

Warroad's Boucha To Star In Hockey Movie

At 17, there was never a question whether Henry Boucha's grandson, Gaabi, could skate. But could he act? With the filming of Way Of The Warriors starting in the Iron Range in November, Gaabi Boucha is...

 

Winter Weather Info

Hello, with winter nearly upon us I wanted to send out a reminder of protocol when responding to a crash or other incident.   Freeway: stopping on the freeway is not allowed by state law with the exception of emergency responders. For inquires...

 
 By Carrie Johnson    News    October 24, 2020 

Looking Back

5 years ago – Oct. 24, 2015 The Volleyball Rams ended their regular season defeating the Crookston Pirates in three straight sets (25-11, 25-9 and 25-12). Contributing to the victory were Amelia...

 
 By Genevieve Michal    News    October 24, 2020 

Salol News

Sometimes when making phone calls to friends and neighbors, they don’t have news for the paper. I find its a good time to visit and hear the news they don’t want printed! Verna Grafstrom usually has many family members visiting on Sunday....

 
 By Jesse Grabow    News    October 24, 2020 

ASK A MN TROOPER "How To Get The Help You Need Despite a 911 Outage"

Question: I thought I heard something in the news about 911 not working. What can a person do when needing to report an emergency and having issues getting through? Answer: Here is some information in our Department of Public Safety’s blog we...

 

Court Report

Roseau County Sheriff’s Dept. James Dixon III, Badger pled guilty to disorderly conduct (2) and damage to property in the fourth degree and was fined $760. Local confinement of 90 days, stay 90 days for one year with 1 year of unsupervised...

 

Roseau High School's Blood Drive Brings in 42 Volunteers

Roseau High School hosted a blood drive with Vitalant, formerly United Blood Services, on October 21 at Roseau High School which helped collect a total of 38 units of blood products for patients in need. A total of 42 individuals volunteered to...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 17, 2020

Roseau School Board to meet again on important issue

by Jeff Olsen At a special 7 a.m. Roseau School Board meeting on Wednesday, October 7, via Zoom, school board members failed to reach a consensus on alleviating the situation for elementary school tea...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 17, 2020

Roseau School Board to meet again on important issue

At a special 7 a.m. Roseau School Board meeting on Wednesday, October 7, via Zoom, school board members failed to reach a consensus on alleviating the situation for elementary school teachers. The...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 17, 2020

The Masked Man is the County Sheriff

by Jeff Olsen Possibly, he was doing the dishes on Saturday morning, but Roseau County Sheriff Steve Gust, 54, speaking via landline from his home in Badger, was happy for the diversion. He has two...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 17, 2020

Marching With Jesus for God and Country

On Sunday afternoon, after a year of planning, local Catholics stepped lively out into the brisk winds with hearts full of praise, determination, and hope that with the help of the Lord, they can...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 17, 2020

You get a helping hand at the Roseau Area Food Shelf

Every Tuesday between 2 and 4:30 p.m. at the old Roseau Law Enforcement Center, Iona Ferderer and her exceptional volunteer staff do what they do best. They distribute boxes of food to those in need....

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 10, 2020

Retiring State Rep. Fabian to run as Mayoral Write-in Candidate

On Monday, State Representative Dan Fabian (R-Roseau), who will retire after five terms in the Minnesota State Legislature, officially tossed his hat into the proverbial ring as a write-in candidate t...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 10, 2020

With the Honorable Judge Dixon in the New Normal

Sitting in front of a judge is like sitting in classroom and hoping the teacher isn't in a bad mood. There are days when she has her game face on. But now, her game face is covered by a mask. At 61,...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 10, 2020

The Sawing Sandland Brothers Have A Way With Wood

Take a walk with the Sandland brothers, Keith and Tim, a couple of sawyers, and you might hear the birds chirping. They see the trees and visualize the boards they can saw on their sawmill out in...

 

Suspected Fentanyl Drug Overdose on October 3 according to the Roseau County Law Enforcement and Pine to Prairie Drug Task Force

submitted by Roseau County Sheriff On October 3, 2020 at approximately 9:19 a.m., the Warroad Emergency Medical Services, Roseau County Law Enforcement, and the Pine to Prairie Drug Task Force responded to a 911 call to an unresponsive male West of...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 3, 2020

The Good Old School Days Have Taken A Detour

by Jeff Olsen On Monday morning, Roseau School Superintendent Tom Jerome was in a virtual zoom meeting with the other state school superintendents. During a recess, he fielded questions about the...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 3, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Mail-In Ballots

by Jeff Olsen If the system is rigged, it isn't rigged here, according to Roseau County Auditor Martie Monsrud, who would be on the hot seat if everything isn't completely above board. "Absentee...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 3, 2020

Roseau Expat Talks About These Changing Times

by Jeff Olsen On Sunday, Roseau High School graduate Tim Simmons, 57, momentarily laughed in surprise when his cellphone rang as he and his wife, Maria, and their middle son, Lucas, were climbing at 2...

 

Warroad Advances in the Minnesota Sings Competition

Warroad Sings is an annual vocal talent competition that has become a summertime staple in Warroad since its inception in 2015. Even though this year required the competition to move into a virtual format, nine talented vocalists still participated...

 

Youth Exhibit Their Best at 2020 Minnesota 4-H State Showcase

Nine hundred Minnesota youth from 87 counties participated in live virtual judging experiences between Aug. 31 and Sep. 2 at the Minnesota State Fair general project showcase. Nearly 1,000 4-Hers...

 
 By Carrie Johnson    News    October 3, 2020

25 years ago… The Roseau Ram volleyball team was undefeated at 17-0

5 years ago – Oct. 3, 2015 The Roseau High School homecoming Top Ten were Caleb Mellstrom, Sable Knochenmus, Keegan Foss, Sadie Peterson, Dyan I. Johnson, Jayden Acker, Spencer Sabourin, Ryan...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 3, 2020

Downtown with one of the characters on Main Avenue

by Jeff Olsen Cheri Losse, a bubbly gal who has owned Transfers Unlimited in Roseau for over 20 years, credits learning the trade from Cindy and Allen Brandt, the former owners. If she has a word for...

 

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