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Write On: When in Rome

by Kelsey Buley, English 12, Mrs. Didrikson Travel is best described by Saint Augustine of Hippo: "The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page." Saint Augustine was a...

 

I had an adult temper tantrum...oops

There are two things I learned this week. One, I am still capable of having a temper tantrum and Brandon takes after his mom. Sooooo my "adult" temper tantrum was at our mortgage company. I worked exa...

 

WHAT NOT TO LEARN FROM A BUNNY?

Do you like bunnies? I do! I asked someone awhile ago if they liked bunnies. "Yes" They responded, "They're delicious!" I don't want to hear about it. They attempt to salve their, ought to be, guilty...

 

The Time Paris Stole More Than My Heart

by Wyatt Cameron, English 12, Mrs. Didrikson In 2016, my friends Winston, Henry, Ayla, Catie and myself were all on a trip we were going to remember. There were teachers, chaperones and others of...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    May 11, 2019

Mom liked me the least!

Let's be honest this Mother's Day. I have a brother and two sisters, Barb and Katie, and they were wonderful to Mom. It will cause considerable consternation among some of them, but I must say it....

 

Happy Mothers Day

Happy Mother's Day Mother's Day is a day to honor our Moms. Mother's Day is Sunday, May 12 this year. I was definitely lucky to have the Mom I had. I can safely say my brother, Kevin, felt the same...

 
 By Pastor Joe    Opinion    May 11, 2019

DOES GOD SHOW UP ALONG THE WAY?

The title of this article is taken from an experience Julie and I had on the afternoon of April 30th at the Nazarene Wellhouse where we were staying while I was receiving cancer treatment at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. I’ll tell you what that...

 
 By Jed Kobernusz    Opinion    May 11, 2019

Mindset Coaching

While training one of my favorite clients he said, “I use to be able to do that faster.” That prompted this mindset coaching article. Stay away from the used to bees because it only leads you to shame, blame, and despair. Comparing yourself to a...

 

WRITE ON: Adventures In Leadership

by Henry Sanford, English 12, Mrs. Didrikson AIL, Adventures In Leadership, is an annual retreat the Covenant Church in Roseau sends two youth members to. I was one of the two chosen to go in the summ...

 

How often you should clean....really?!

I really like a clean house, but when I read this I think I might not be as clean as I once thought. I do follow some of the list but there are a lot that I am way behind on. After reading this list...

 

UPDATE: Stops Along Gods "Best Pathway" (by Julie Elick)

Psalms 32:8 The LORD says, "I will guide you along the best pathway for your life. I will advise you and watch over you. Update: Monday April 22, We are at Mayo: Our first appointment was concerning...

 

Am I On A Journey?

By Pastor Dave Peterson...Badger Baptist Church So let me start by saying how excited I am to be back here in the Roseau-Times. Thank you Jodi Wojciechowski for inviting me back as a regular contributor. So with that let’s jump right in. Every...

 

WHAT ABOUT "WORRYWARTNESS?"

Are you a “worrywart?” A what? Alright, maybe you’ve never heard the term, but I thought it might catch your attention. As I’ve been sharing with the teens whose stories are now appearing in our progressively fine newspaper, when you write...

 

Life's a great game if you're a winner

Beautiful! On Saturday I was with royalty, who are the salt of the earth. Forget all the Rockefellers, Buffets, Zuckerbergs, Koch brothers and everyone else on Forbes List of Richest Americans. And forget all the mansions you see in Better Homes and...

 

This warm weather has me ready for DIY projects!!

As the weather has been warming up, I have been getting Spring fever. I would like to start all my DIY projects, get flowers and my garden planted! I know it's a bit early but I'm ready. Now if Kyle...

 

Accountability, Replacement, and Community Survey

Our teachers have been doing a great job working all year to keep our kids learning and advancing in the classroom.   All this effort comes down to this important time of the year, the testing...

 

WRITE ON~~ Ice Fishing Injury

by Kacie Borowicz, English 12, Mrs. Didrikson Due to the convenience of natural resources, Roseau, Minnesota, is no stranger to ice fishing. The options range from Lake of the Woods, Hayes Lake, Lake...

 

A New Study Says Gardening Is Just as Good as Going to the Gym

Happy 21st Kasey My nephew Kasey turned 21! It's hard to believe, I'm still trying to figure out how and when this happened. Kasey turning 21 means Brandon will turn 21 in four months. I think the bir...

 

DON'T "ZONE OUT!"

Have you noticed that we've moved into the month of April? No fooling (not even on the first day). Do you know what April brings? Yeah, I know, tax time. But it's also Prom month. Did you attend your...

 

CROSS WORDS

In just a few days we will be remembering the two most significant events of Jesus' time on earth; two of the most significant and potentially life-changing events in the history of our world. We...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    April 13, 2019

Making your exit in literary style!

Always, I read obituaries with a grain of salt. Mostly, it's that standard line in almost every obit: "Survived by loving wife (or devoted husband)." Why not the following? "We battled for years and...

 

If it is prom season, it is spring...Right?

Prom season is here. This past weekend we traveled to see Brandon and Ariah in her prom. I have only been to the Roseau prom. I will say after attending at a different school, Roseau goes all out on...

 

Spring is here....I hope!

The week has been progressing and I have been able to make a few connections to hopefully get Kyle into a neurology specialist. It started off a little rough when I called the V.A. in Fargo to see where the approval status was at and they hadn’t...

 

Let's celebrate academic excellence

It's cool to be a good student. It really is. Just ask any parent whose son or daughter gets lousy grades, doesn't care a whit about school, or is struggling because of a learning disability. They'll tell you how tough it is to attend teacher confere...

 

WHICH DOG WINS?

Several years ago one of the regional superintendents in the denomination I am affiliated with (Evangelical Covenant) shared the following story at a Regional Conference. He was visiting a mission...

 

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