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 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 1, 2022 

Local World War II Veteran defines Longevity and the Good Life

by Jeff Olsen Karl Karlsson, a fine Swede and Salol native and former Stafford farmer, who also was a cattleman and later a Lutheran Brotherhood insurance agent, was spotted in Apartment 211 at the Wa... Full story

 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 1, 2022 

Retired Roseau Baseball Coach Honored At Twins Game

by Jeff Olsen Tracey Wensloff was right where he wanted to be on Sunday afternoon. He was at Target Field in Minneapolis rooting for the Minnesota Twins, accompanied by his bride, Kate, and relatives...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    October 1, 2022 

A trip of a lifetime and no C-Rations

by Jeff Olsen Take two old guys, still in pretty good shape, put them on a flight to Washington, D.C., and let them step into history. That's how it felt for two local veterans, brothers Jim and Jack...


Relay For Life of Roseau County Raises over $100,000!

It was a beautiful night of celebration! Roseau County's Relay For Life was the place to be in early August. Many came out to hear The Overtones perform and to enjoy the sloppy joe meal provided by...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    September 24, 2022

Eleven01 Apartment Complex Is A Big Plus for Roseau

by Jeff Olsen Roseau Mayor Dan Fabian, a tall man never short on words or an appreciation of a great team effort to build more affordable housing in the city, spoke at the grand opening of Eleven01...


Warroad Celebrated with a groundbreaking ceremony for Icon Apartments

It was a time to celebrate for both Warroad and Roseau who share the same issues with available workforce housing. Warroad celebrated with a groundbreaking ceremony for Icon Apartments on September...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    September 24, 2022

Another Fine Feed by Your Friendly Local Firefighters

by Jeff Olsen On Sunday, Mark Wilson, a member of the Roseau Volunteer Fire Department who's in charge of all things related to numbers and finances, pronounced the Saturday evening community...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    September 24, 2022

These gals don't take a backseat to anyone

by Jeff Olsen Amy Olson, a 2010 Roseau High School graduate and three-sport athlete, likes challenging herself. For the Twin Cities resident, the tougher the better. On Saturday, September 10, Amy... Full story

 By Jeff Olsen    News    September 24, 2022

Just like a Rambling Rose From Faraway Roseau

by Jeff Olsen Kynslee Rose earned Player of the Game honors in the opening game of the Fall Classic at the Bloomington Ice Gardens in the Twin Cities last weekend. The Roseau fifth grader scored the... Full story

 By Jeff Olsen    News    September 17, 2022


In late August, Martin "Marty" Howes, the Roseau County Veterans Service Officer, walked out of his small office at the Roseau County Courthouse and headed out the back door. He walked briskly,...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    September 17, 2022

This Little Foster Grandparent Is Making a Big Difference

Joyce Hulst began volunteering as a foster grandparent in the Roseau Elementary School in 2008. It was almost 12 years later when Covid put a halt to her dedication in kindergarten classrooms. "Last...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    September 17, 2022

Off the beaten path with a stellar and unique lady

On Labor Day Sunday, Kierah Jenson stepped out of her car in the Beltrami Island State Forest and looked like she belonged. She stands out even among the jack pines. She's tall, graceful, athletic,...


Young Engineer Student On The Move

Submitted by Vangie Byfuglien During his spring semester at Bemidji State University, Houston O'Leary, along with five other students, presented their engineering projects at a conference in...



Mail ballots for the General Election will be mailed out on October 7, 2022, to all residents who are registered in the mail-ballot precincts of Barnett, Barto, Beaver, Cedarbend, Deer, Dieter, Enstrom, Falun, Golden Valley, Grimstad, Hereim, Huss,...



The Roseau County Auditor’s Office has absentee ballots available for the November 8, 2022 General Election and encourages voters to apply early. Roseau County residents may vote by absentee ballot if they are unable to vote in person on November...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    September 10, 2022

Don't Pass Up Saturday's Firemen's Banquet in Roseau

by Jeff Olsen Let's cut to the chase. The Roseau volunteer firemen are occasionally a homely lot, but they're our hometown heroes, much like a bunch of Marines following a firefight. They almost walk... Full story

 By Jeff Olsen    News    September 10, 2022

Local Hockey Players See Valuable Ice Time

by Jeff Olsen Last Friday and Saturday, six Roseau girls competed in an elite hockey tournament in Pittsburgh while seeing action in four games over the two-day event. They played in two arenas - the...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    September 10, 2022

Meet the new Roseau County Deputy Sheriff

by Jeff Olsen Tyson Monsrud isn't really a rookie with the Roseau County Sheriff's Department. Since the fall of 2019, he's been a jailer while attending Northland Community & Technical College...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    September 10, 2022

Singer and Songwriter Gabbie Johnson Is Happily Transitioning

by Jeff Olsen Harvey Johnson was spotted at his business, D & E, in Roseau, and was asked about his daughter's singing career in Nashville, Tennessee. Harvey smiled. Roseau is 1,279 miles from Nas...


10 years ago… State Rep. Dan Fabian was ranked 5th for Top 10 Freshman Legislators

5 years ago – Sept. 9, 2017 Amber Wibbels, DPM, joined the podiatry team at Altru Health System. She sees patients at Altru Clinics in Roseau, Warroad and Greenbush. The Roseau gridiron Rams lost to... Full story


Government Island Reclamation Celebration

Warroad Community Development (WCD) in partnership with the City of Warroad hosted a celebration to mark the beginning of a significant project to reclaim Government Island on Tuesday August 30th. The celebratory event took place at Harbor Park next... Full story

 By Jeff Olsen    News    September 3, 2022

Meet the Candidates for the Roseau School Board

by Jeff Olsen A total of four candidates filed for the three open seats with incumbent Tim Fugleberg choosing not to refile. The filing fee was $2 for the opportunity to serve the school district.... Full story


Government Island Reclaimed

by Shelly Nelson In an event held by the Warroad Community Development team, partnered with the City of Warroad, the beginning of the reclaiming of "Government Island" began on August 30, 2022. Where/...



by Jodi Wojciechowski The 2022 Walk to Remember is Saturday, September 1o, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. It will be held at Allison Park which is located on Lake Street NE in Warroad. This year they are...

 By Jeff Olsen    News    September 3, 2022

Golfers Foss, Wensloff and LaPlante are repeat winners at Oakcrest

by Jeff Olsen It was the social event of the season at Oakcrest Golf Course this past weekend with annual bragging rights on the line. The PGA probably would have cancelled Sunday's grand finale. But...


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