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 By Jeff Olsen    News    February 16, 2019 

Roseau Superintendent Larry Guggisberg tenders his resignation

At the Roseau School Board meeting on Monday evening, Larry Guggisberg, the long-serving school superintendent, informed the board members that he will retire this summer. He noted that his...

 

Roseau Women of Today Presidential award of excellence was awarded to Christine Sibilleau

Christine Sibilleau was recently honored with the Minnesota Women of Today Presidential Award of Excellence. Christine is married to Guy and they have three children. Matt, who is employed with...

 

Broadway with the blazing stars

In 2010 Heidi Pulk and her husband Andy moved from New Prague to a farm in Wannaska. They have five children Sarah 9; Madilyn 7; Emily 6; and twin boys John and Henry 4. Heidi grew up in New Ulm and...

 

Court Report

Roseau County Sheriff’s Department Son Sami, Warroad, pled guilty to fifth degree assault and sentenced to 30 days. He pled guilty to stolen property and was fined $210, 30 days and five years supervised probation. (Badge #1946) Litthaya Allen...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    February 16, 2019 

Meet The Best and the Brightest at RHS

On Monday afternoon, students in the ninth through twelfth grades filed into the bleachers in the Roseau High School gymnasium to witness the induction of the newest members to the RAM Chapter of the...

 

Adam LePard Receives Eagle scout Ranking

Adam LePard received his Boy Scout Eagle Ranking January on 20. Eagle Scout is the highest achievement or rank attainable in the Boy Scouting program of the Boy Scouts of America. The designation...

 

Kayson Allan Severson is a baby with a lot of history

There is a very lucky little boy, Jamie and Lisa Byfuglien's first grandbaby. Kayson Allan Severson was born December 13, 2018 to Katlyn and Austin Severson. He has four Great-Great Grandparents....

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    February 9, 2019

These Thrill Chill Gents Just Keep on Pedaling

Pat Adrian and Chuck Lindner, two middle-aged guys with a flair for extreme outdoor excursions, just couldn't pass up the 2019 Arrowhead 135 a week ago last Monday, which kicked off in International...

 

Court Report

Roseau County Sheriff’s Department Heather Marie Howell, East Grand Forks, had a charge of fugitive from justice dismissed. Kobi Carroll Lunos, Williston, N.D., pled guilty to third degree driving while impaired and was fined $ 765, 365 days...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    February 2, 2019

Meet an amazing trio of snowmobile enthusiasts

It was a heck of a ride! Turn back the clock to December 1966 and get acquainted with Jim Langley, who was 29 and an independent Polaris dealer in the Twin Cities. He was ready for a change of scenery...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    February 2, 2019

Can you outspell these talented wordsmiths?

Forget the "i" before "e" except after "c". It was for all the marbles a week ago Monday evening in the School Community Theater as 16 of the finest spellers competed in the Roseau School District's...

 

Court Report

Roseau County Sheriff’s Department Kevin Lee Benson, Thief River Falls, pled guilty to disorderly conduct and was fined $75 and 30 days local confinement. He had a charge of fifth degree assault dismissed. (Badge #1925) Thomis James Fourstar,...

 

Hefty Seed Company will hold its open house January 30

In Mid-December Hefty Seed Company opened a franchise in Roseau at 1801 Industrial Boulevard. Tim Wilwand and Gary Warner, from Pembina, are the owners. They felt they needed to fill a void in...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    January 26, 2019

Meet Gabriela, a Colombian lass with class

Shortly before lunch, Gabriela "Gabby" Vega, 16, who hails from Bogotá, Colombia, and is a sophomore at Roseau High School, breezed into Assistant Principal Kelsey Johnson's office. Prior to her...

 

Court Report

Roseau County Sheriff’s Department Antonio Rafael Acevedo, Roseau, pled guilty to expired registration and was fined $290. He pled guilty to no insurance and was fined $290. (Badge #1925) Joseph Paul Florek, Roseau, pled guilty to fifth degree...

 

Roseau Civic and Commerce Held its annual meeting

On Monday evening January 21, 143 members of the business community gathered for the Roseau Civic and Commerce Annual Meeting. They represented 57 local businesses. It was held at the Roseau City Center and was well attended. The evening started...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    January 19, 2019

Why are they doing terrible things to their bodies?

A new drug has hit the county. "It's a legal substance," said Garrett Berg, adding that it has detrimental health effects. Last week, Mr. Berg, sitting in a small, windowless room at the Roseau County...

 
 By Laurel Latham    News    January 19, 2019

The Doggie dorm & Spa

Before designing and building The Doggie Dorm & Spa, Lisa Byfuglien did her research. "I wanted to have the very best kennel possible," explained Lisa. "First I visited several dog kennels to see...

 

Roseau Shopko Pharmacy to Close, Warroad Shopko by April 15

Shopko will close its Roseau pharmacy, along with closing several other locations, as the discount department-store chain files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The Roseau pharmacy will remain...

 

Court Report

Roseau County Sheriff’s Dept. Andrew Raye French, Warroad, pled guilty to DWI and was fined $785, 90 days stayed for one year and one year unsupervised probation. He had a charge of DWI refuse to submit dismissed. He had a charge of no proof of...

 

Tara Wiskow opens TATA'S gym in Badger

Tara Wiskow, owner of TATA's Gym in Badger, is ready to help clients achieve their goals. Tara is married to Trent Wiskow and they have five children Trevor, Trey, Treston, Ellie and Tanner. Tara's...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    January 12, 2019

Anders Dokken is RC's First Baby of 2019

On Thursday, January 3, 2019, at 9:07 p.m., Carrie Dokken gave birth to Roseau County's first baby of 2019 at LifeCare Medical Center in Roseau. Meet Anders Rivers Oswald Dokken and his proud parents,...

 

Court Report

Roseau County Sheriff’s Department Joshua Michael Hofschulte, Williams, pled guilty to speeding and was fined $125. (Badge #1917) Philip John Landby, Roosevelt, pled guilty to speeding and was fined $125. (Badge #1917) Allison Lyn Overby,...

 

Triple Threat

DeAnn Anderson, of Roseau, had a lucky three winning streak. Her husband is Ward, Chief of Police for the Roseau Police Department. She has two children Nick and Morgan. DeAnn attended two different e...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    News    January 5, 2019

County Commissioners Foldesi and Phillipe retire

For 20 years, District 5 Commissioner Mark Foldesi took his seat with the Roseau County Board and was impossible to miss due to his NFL size, frequent wit, occasional stubbornness, and an "aw shucks"...

 

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