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 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    November 26, 2022 

Write On by, Rebecca Wensloff - A Tradition 

Essay by: Rebecca Wensloff Roseau Community School Mrs. Didrikson, Advanced English 11 Every summer for the past seven years my four friends and all five of our moms have carved out a weekend to all...

 
 By Julie Elick    Opinion    November 26, 2022 

I don't like surprises!

It's really easy to get caught up in fear. I saw the following information in an article from Northwest Medicine: Our brain is really impacted by fear. It goes into its stress response and our blood...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    November 26, 2022 

It's Heartache By the Numbers in Trumpflation

I just can't catch a break. All I wanted for Christmas shopping was to buy cheap items for my friends and a few coworkers. Ordinarily, I might buy a case of beer or a jug of whiskey. But I wanted to s...

 

A busy Fall/Winter and The Holidays are already here!

After Cecile and Shane's wedding, we were off to Fargo for mom's surgery. She had hip replacement surgery and it was a bit of a roller coaster for a few weeks, but now she is doing great. It helped...

 

Something Is Going On!!!

The sun shines; the stars twinkle; "the fields are jubilant" (Psalm 96:12) and all the birds join in, lifting their heads towards heaven. "...the rivers clap their hands" (Psalm 98:8). Something is...

 
 By Tom Palen    Opinion    November 26, 2022 

Tables

My wife was standing on the front porch when I pulled into the driveway coming home from a road trip. I was honking my horn with my left arm stretched out the driver's side window, waving. Melissa...

 

Write On: Early Memories of Bread Dough by Paige Boyer

Essay by: Paige Boyer Roseau Community School Mrs. Didrikson, Advanced English 11 I HAVE BEEN around food for as long as I can remember. From the day I was born, I had the privilege of witnessing my...

 

Boots and Shoes

At noon it began...just a dusting. At one, just an hour later, I couldn't see the arena across the street (it happened that fast!) The blizzard just kept blizzarding and blizzarding. My good friend... Full story

 

Keith Severson had a nice day as a write-in candidate

by Jeff Olsen A week ago Friday, Keith Severson, who possibly ran the shortest write-in campaign in Roseau County electoral history, wasn't holding any rancor over a front-page piece in the Roseau...

 

Here's looking at two sides of a wooden nickel

Life is wonderful, I guess, if you're a happy Republican. I'd like a generous one, too. Like, "Bro, here's a quarter. Go call your only friend!" That was many years ago before the invention of...

 

Congratulations Cecile and Shane

Once home from vacation it was full speed ahead on helping my sister-in-law Cecile finish wedding preparations! October 8th was the big day for Cecile and Shane to become Mr. and Mrs. Monkman. Friday...

 

Empowered

The template of our traditions: Last Sunday night I felt strangely stirred toward a particular expression of worship, but as I looked around me I decided against it. At that moment of decision I reali... Full story

 
 By Tom Palen    Opinion    November 19, 2022

Too Goods

I gathered an armload of firewood on the front porch to carry inside. I paused to admire two neatly stacked wood piles across the front yard. Each stack is ten feet long and two rows deep. Then I...

 

Write On, I Come From A Small Family - by, Paige Boyer

Essay by: Paige Boyer Roseau Community School Mrs. Didrikson, College Writing I come from a small family. It is just my parents and me. I always had excessive amounts of time to myself. I believe...

 

Two good stories to read to your children (and ponder yourself).

A "Bailey Story" Every evening around 5 p.m. when I come in the door, Bailey my kitty starts meowing up a fit. Non-stop meow, meow, meow, rub against my legs, walking in front of my feet around and... Full story

 

Pour me another Bud Light or Two!

At least once a week, my relative calls or texts his concerns. "You don't have TV so you don't know what's going on," he has said repeatedly. Then, he complains that at least 80 percent of TV...

 

Our Montana trip comes to an end...

Our trip was coming to an end but we fit in Polebridge Mercantile. I consider this a must stop if you are near Glacier National Park. The Polebridge Mercantile has been serving the North Fork...

 

Who is the Holy Spirit?

The definitions and their projected applications continue to fill books and divide individuals, churches, and nations. Now without ignoring James' definition in James 1:27 "Pure and lasting religion i...

 

Work Horses of the Home

Do the real work horses of the home get the credit they deserve? This is a question that many of us, as parents, will often emphatically answer with a strong NO! There are so many moving parts to not...

 
 By Tom Palen    Opinion    November 12, 2022

Applesauce

My daughter's family recently bought a house on the outskirts of Duluth. My two granddaughters, Addison and Evelyn, were excited to tell me about it. In addition to bigger bedrooms, it has a huge...

 

Write On: Coffee Is Life - by, Lexi Heppner

Essay by: Lexi Heppner Roseau Community School Mrs. Didrikson, Advanced English 11 When I was younger, I hated coffee. How did my mom and dad drink it constantly? The brown color and sharp smell...

 

Good Friends

It is a good thing to have friends. Here is a poem brought into Roseau Times- Region by a dear lady: Threads of a Friendship That Will Never Break Thank you for the laughter, for the good times we...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    November 5, 2022

America isn't so darn funny these days

It will never end. It's the nightmare of our country's endless political freak show. Bring in the clowns. Bring in the quacks. Bring in the fools. Bring in the shrinks! God, we are a wonder. What has...

 

Glacier National Park - Going to the Sun Road

Glacier National Park has amazing views of melting glaciers, alpine meadows, carved valleys and spectacular lakes. Glacier is a paradise for adventurers. The Going-to-the-Sun Road is a highlight not... Full story

 

How Soon is Too soon?

There are many things in life where we can ask the question, "How soon is TOO soon?". From relationship decisions, to parenting decisions, even when to throw out the things in your fridge that are...

 

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