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WRITE ON! The Icy Creek

by Makena Hedlund, English 7, Mrs. Didrikson On a cold, cloudy day in late October of 2016, my family and I were at my grandparent’s house out in Malung for my cousin’s birthday. Now at this house there is a creek in the woods where we always...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    November 23, 2019 

We need you if you're between 90 and 300 pounds!

You can take all your hockey sticks and pucks, your cheerleaders and fluff, your half court presses and slam dunks, and it's still a toss up of which is the greatest sport. I remember Johnny Unitas...

 

Happy Thanksgiving!

Sometimes, it's easier to focus on what we don't have, rather than what we do have. It's important to take time out and remember all of the things to be thankful for that many of forget about....

 

I DON'T WANT TO GET "RELIGIOUS," BUT...

Now some of you upon reading the title above may be saying: "What are you talking about, all your articles are religious." A point well taken, but I'm thinking about something else. Between two and...

 

Looking Back

5 years ago – Nov. 22, 2014 A house belonging to Ron and Melinda Kjelland and family near the town of Fox was severely damaged by fire. The Roseau Rams Girls hockey team opened the season with four...

 

Mindset Coaching

Have you ever given someone advice and immediately thought that totally applied to yourself? Some of the best advice we can give is to ourselves. This mindset coaching article will provide you with the tools to know when you're giving advice that...

 

Mr Pancake Turkey

by Chris Francis Early one morning, Farmer Francis set out to feed his turkeys. He was the owner of a tiny little turkey farm in Burlington, Ontario. He was the poorest man in all the land, but he was happy. He had lots of work to do every day, and...

 

WRITE ON: BY Lilly Olson Roseau School

by Lilly Olson English 7, Mrs. Didrikson I went to Alabama the summer of 2014. I was going into 3rd grade, and I had just found out that my best friend, Ally, was in my class and I was beaming with excitement. We went there by car, it took 4 days to...

 

"I DON'T NEED THE CHURCH!"... IS THIS TRUE?

Two things have stirred the focus of my writing this week: (1) the deaths of two of our church members: Karen Markstrom and Tim Kofstad, and (2) some reading I have been doing concerning worship (in... Full story

 

With some of the icons and regular folks, too

Ever look at photos of young couples in the marriage announcements and think, "They aren't going to make it!"? Well, I have, and I don't even know these people. It can be in the Weddings Section of...

 

Pansexual, Ze/Zim, Non-binary...Huh?!

Visiting with my friend Amanda brought me back to this summer when Ariah, (Brandon’s girlfriend), Kyle and I were sitting on the porch. Ariah all of a sudden said something about someone accusing...

 

Roseau Students Thank Veterans

To Dad, Thank you for your service in the Air Force. You have worked hard to make my life as good as possible and I know sometimes I take it for granted. Thank you for everything you do for me! Sincerely, Paige Dear Veterans Thank you very much for... Full story

 

WRITE ON! The Stick

by Gavin Jensen, English 7, Mrs. Didrikson This story of the stick started back at my cabin when my dad and I were looking through the camera computer chips ("a stick"). This flash drive has been up...

 

Facing De-FEET

When I study God's Word, I find four questions to be helpful. (1) Who's writing (or speaking)? In this article I will be referencing the Gospel of John, and in the Scripture I want to focus on, I'll...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    November 9, 2019

She will never forget the true heroes

Olga Markovich, a resilient 96-year-old who turns 97 on November 25, sat at her kitchen table out in Malung Township, and she is one for the ages - a 1922 model who has lived among heroes, endured...

 

YOU WILL BE MISSED JONES!

I was in shock, like many others were, when I heard Dan Jones had passed away. I normally don't call Brandon too early in the morning, but I did that day so he could hear the news from me and not...

 

Looking Back

5 years ago – Nov. 8, 2014 The four Manufacturing Essay Contest winners this year were Alex Pederson (Warroad High School), Sara Achen (Lake of the Woods High School), Alexis Melby (Roseau High...

 

DOWN THE ROAD

submitted by Arlette Solom “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” Eleanor Roosevelt The month of November is full of regular scheduled activities, as well as the beginning of holiday events. We encourage you to check the...

 

WRITE ON! How I Got My Dogs

Supporting our Roseau School Students. A peek into their lives in print. by Katherine Kennedy, English 7, Mrs. Didrikson It was a cold Friday night in October 2016, my dad had just arrived home from a... Full story

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    November 2, 2019

It's the Seventh Inning Stretch in Life

In no particular order, it was baseball, boos, broads and boobs. Not having a TV, I missed it all - the booing and jeering of President Donald Trump, who only wanted to watch Game 5 of the World...

 

"You'd Better Be Ready!"

This past week (10/24/19) a dear friend of Julie and I left this earth without advanced notice. Karen Markstrom. Now we as, well as her family (especially her husband, Gary) are grieving her earthly... Full story

 

Colds, flu, and other respiratory illnesses in adults

BY: Andrew Matthews MD MHA When you need antibiotics—and when you don’t. If you have a sore throat, cough, or sinus pain, you might expect to take antibiotics. After all, you feel bad, and you want to get better fast. But antibiotics don’t help...

 

WRITE ON! My Rabbit Story

by Trina Fuller, English 7, Mrs. Didrikson Every time I go outside to see my rabbits, I think, what is going to happen when I get to their cage? This time I was shocked at what I found, so this is my... Full story

 
 By Pastor Joe    Opinion    October 26, 2019

WHAT'S THE YOUTH?

If you're an adult reading this article I want to ask you a question: "When you see a child or teen, yours or someone else's, WHAT DO YOU SEE? If you're listening to a child or teen talk, what do you... Full story

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    October 26, 2019

With the old mechanic who will not quit

Loren Ballard, 72, was spotted inside his old auto repair shop in Roseau, leaning up against the front end of a pickup, and looking quite content. Where else would he be? He's a fixture in this... Full story

 

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