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 By Jeff Olsen    News    February 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    February 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

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    February 4, 2023 

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    February 4, 2023 

DOWN THE ROAD

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    February 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    January 25, 2023

Citizens State Bank Celebrates the Changing of the Guard

by Jeff Olsen Robert Foley, the CEO and Chairman of the Board who will be 65 later this year, sounded delighted last Friday and wanted it known that Stuart McFarlane is ready to take the reins as...

 
 By Laurel Latham    News    January 25, 2023

Faith Lilly Joins the 1000 Points Club

by Laurel Latham When Warroad junior Faith Lilly scored her 1,000th point during the basketball game on January 19, Coach John Larson called a time out and announced Faith's incredible accomplishment....

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    January 25, 2023

It's the perfect gig for this golf-loving gal

by Jeff Olsen Even before the turn of the century, 2002 Roseau High School graduate Sarah Butler made golf look a lot easier than it really is. The longer one plays the game, one thing is obvious -...

 

Vandalizing bar

Mechanical systems sustained extensive damage after a burglary was reported Wednesday, Jan. 18 at Brickhouse Restaurant and Bar in Roseau. Michael Shane Mooney Jr., 28, was linked to the crime after h... Full story

 

Greenbush man Faces Charges

A Greenbush man faces charges in Roseau County District Court after he allegedly nearly struck a squad vehicle head-on and then led the trooper on a seven-mile chase. Jeffrey Travis Peterson, 44, has been charged with felony fleeing a peace officer...

 

75 years ago… Ruben Bjorkman was the youngest member ever to represent U.S.A.

5 years ago – January 27, 2018 Girls ruled in the Roseau Geography Bee. Hope Grafstrom placed first, Autumn Gross placed second and Max Wilson, last year’s champion, nailed down third place...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    January 21, 2023

Senator Klobuchar Is Being Counted on Locally

by Jeff Olsen A week ago Wednesday morning, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) didn't walk in blind to the concerns of Paul Marvin, the CEO and Chair of Marvin, and other corporate executives at the...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    January 21, 2023

Meet LifeCare Medical Center's first baby of 2023

by Jeff Olsen Avery Paul Goodin wasn't supposed to be born in January since his due date was February 11. He made an early arrival on Wednesday, January 4, at 5:01 a.m. He was five weeks early and a...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    January 21, 2023

With the Adaptable, Determined and Capable Ms. Holmstrom

by Jeff Olsen Laura Holmstrom, a versatile athlete-scholar, doesn't look overly tough, but true grit is in her DNA. The 2022 Roseau High School graduate could easily have attended Princeton or... Full story

 
 By Laurel Latham    News    January 21, 2023

Skating School Students Attend Competition in EGF

by Laurel Latham At 6 years old, the ice became a place for me to express myself. Because I was so shy off the ice, it became my safe haven, with music and freedom and self-expression. -Kristi Yamaguc...

 

75 years ago… It didn't pay to be a Chinese Missionary

5 years ago – January 20, 2018 Shayne Isane, Farm Bureau Director of Minnesota’s District 7, and his wife Denise of Badger, attended the 2018 AFBF Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show in...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    January 21, 2023

Lessons are learned in an outdoor winter classroom

by Jeff Olsen During Leif Eidsmoe's Forestry Class field trip on January 5 to Hayes Lake State Park, the weather was almost like springtime. "It was beautiful out, probably 16 to 17 degrees and... Full story

 
 By Laurel Latham    News    January 14, 2023

Jayson Shaugabay Sets New Points Record At Warroad High School

by Laurel Latham On Saturday January 7, with numerous family and friends in the stands at the Gardens Arena, #17 senior Jayson Shaugabay broke T.J. Oshie's points record of 241 points, held since... Full story

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    January 14, 2023

Roseau City Officials Are Sworn In

by Jeff Olsen Shortly after 5 p.m. at the Roseau City Center on Monday, Roseau City Attorney Michelle Moren issued the oaths of office to Mayor Dan Fabian and Council Members Amy Bassingthwaite,...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    January 14, 2023

Fabian to be honored for his coaching achievements

by Jeff Olsen Dan Fabian, who will be inducted into the Minnesota High School Track & Field Coaches Association Hall of Fame on January 27, got lost in the shuffle until recently when his paperwor...

 

Londa and her collection of unique and happy snowmen

by Jodi Wojciechowski While many people sigh at the thought of dusting their decorations and untangling strings of fairy lights in time for Christmas, one person is gleefully unpacking hers. Londa Ols... Full story

 

Photos and more Photos

I use my cellphone a lot for work. I decided I needed to delete some of the photos I had saved and taken for work. As I was going through the photos a few stood out. The first one I noticed was Blu...

 

75 years ago… Hovda's turn jail into home

5 years ago – January 13, 2018 Roseau Holiday Fantasy December 21 and December 28 winners were Tammy Svir, Maryanne Olafson, Neva Jain, Myra Hulst, Justine Kofstad, Deidre Diesen and Whitney...

 
 By Jeff Olson    News    January 7, 2023

A Special Tuesday at the Roseau County Courthouse Roseau Times-Region Is Official County Newspaper

by Jeff Olsen Here came the judge! On Tuesday morning in the Roseau County Boardroom, Judge Donna Dixon conducted the swearing-in ceremonies for the recently elected public officials, starting with Di... Full story

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    January 7, 2023

Commissioner Scott Johnson did six months

by Jeff Olsen Say this for the gentleman who stepped forward to help out on a temporary basis. He went the extra miles. Scott Johnson recently served six months as the District 1 Roseau County...

 

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