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Write On: Magdallen Walks, Artist Kayla Molger

Artwork by: Kayla Molger Roseau Community School Art Teacher and Supervisor: Mary Vatnsdal The little white clouds are racing over the sky, And the fields are strewn with the gold of the flower of...

 
 By Julie Elick    Opinion    January 22, 2022 

Keep your lamp lit!

Thinking again about home remedies I remember Vicks VapoRub as a child. The smell, sigh, I am still hooked. I have a jar in the car, and a jar in my store bag (which is always carried to work). I also...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    January 22, 2022 

Now for today's smashing headlines and texts

Sometimes, just scanning the headlines can be a day brightener. Her name was Cirsten Weldon, and she made the headlines in a grand fashion last week. It's really not the way to make the news!...

 

Our First Ice fishing Adventure of the Year

This past weekend we made it out on Lake of the Woods and it was fun! There is something about ice fishing that is so relaxing to me. I sit there and stare at my Vexilar and all of a sudden two hours...

 

Seeing Through the "Mist" 1-13-02

Psalm 145: Psalm 103:14 What do you think you see? What do you think you hear? What do you think you know? We're going to explore the answer (not necessarily answers) to these questions this morning....

 

NIGHT: Artist - Hope Rygh

Artwork by: Hope Rygh Roseau Community School Art Teacher and Supervisor: Mary Vatnsdal The sun descending in the west, The evening star does shine; The birds are silent in their nest, And I must...

 

The Past, The Present and The Future,

I was reading the other day about memories, because of recurring thoughts which were constantly invading my mind. Whether these memories are formed in a person as an adult, or their childhood, they...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    January 15, 2022

Just a wonderful way to celebrate a terrific life

I read obituaries like a businessman scans the stock market for hot tips or a burglar reads the local news reporting that the Smiths have set sail for England. It's an invite to rob the place. A...

 

A fun day for just the girls!

It's always fun to have a girls' day and it had been a long time since Cecile and I had an adventure together. She thought it would be fun to do our nails together and there wasn't any objection from...

 

Morning Song (Philippians 2:1-11) 1/12/92

"For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake's he became poor, so that you through his poverty might become rich." (11 Corinthians 8:9) In the year 112...

 

Write On: Our Lady Of The Shadows (Artwork by: Hannah Dahl)

Artwork by: Hannah Dahl Roseau Community School Art Teacher and Supervisor: Mary Vatnsdal A Nation spoke to a Nation. A Queen sent word to a Throne: "Daughter am I in my mother's house But mistress...

 
 By Julie Elick    Opinion    January 8, 2022

Strategy plus a personal goal, equal purpose and Angels on assignment

Joe and I are still a team. He is in heaven, and I am here on earth. Henis there, and I am here, we both still have the same goals. The "New Year" definitely will impact the familiar things in my life...

 

"Christianity's A Real Stinker Sometimes!" 1-19-1992, Job 1: 1-20

Many times life does not go as we thought or hoped it would, and sometimes the whole thing seems out of control. The other day a gremlin got into my Volvo. You know those invisible little imps that...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    January 8, 2022

An old man remembers the better days

I'm no patriot. But I do get an occasional tear in my eye when Taps is played on Memorial Day. By the time this week's paper hits the newsstand or your mail box, the remembrance of the January 6,...

 

New Year's Resolutions

It's that time again...the annual promise that 2022 will be the best year ever! While these yearly ambitions are exciting and motivation is high at the beginning of the year, by month two, many of... Full story

 

Write On :Birches, Artwork by Will Swanson

Artwork by: Will Swanson Roseau Community School Art Teacher and Supervisor: Mary Vatnsdal When I see birches bend to left and right, across the lines of straighter darker trees. I like to think some...

 
 By Julie Elick    Opinion    January 1, 2022

I Believed Therefore I Have Spoken

There is nothing like meeting a positive person who shines with joy, confidence and hope. You know the moment you meet them that they run on a different power source. No one can be positive all the...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    January 1, 2022

Here's looking at a very good hangover

Always, there was strong drink when I was younger. My parents drank, our neighbors drank, and I drank before it was legal. I could have gone to heaven by the time I was 21 if I could just sit in the...

 

Christmas was here and it's already gone

It is hard to believe that Christmas was here and it's already gone. You plan and prepare for the family gathering and before you know it you are cleaning up the house. We have always celebrated on...

 

1-5-92 Main Idea: Don't Settle for Christianity "Lite!"

A new opportunity was presented to the Roseau Times-Region. We will be publishing a collection of manuscripted sermons weekly that were delivered by Pastor Joe Elick. He pastored the Roseau... Full story

 

Write On : A Child Asleep: Artwork by Laura E Johnson

Artwork by: Laura E. Johnson Roseau Community School Art Teacher and Supervisor: Mary Vatnsdal How he sleepeth, having drunken Weary childhood's mandragore! From his pretty eyes have sunken Pleasures...

 

Love: (Week 4 of 4)

The topic of this fourth week of Advent is love. Excerpts of my column are taken from the book, "Unwrapping The Names Of Jesus." Written by Asheritah Ciuciu. We have been studying the names of Jesus,... Full story

 

The Coal Train Has Been Derailed

Merry Christmas! Take a gander at the new mug shot for my column above. That's my big bro, Rob, and we are about as different as they come. He gets the Times-Region issues late and a little wrinkled....

 

Who doesn't like a great Santa photo!?

I have always liked taking Santa photos of Brandon over the years. The time came when I wasn't allowed anymore because he was too big! Grrr. I was happy I was still able to take photos for the paper...

 

Write On: Dreams - Artwork by Hope Rygh

Artwork by: Hope Rygh Roseau Community School Art Teacher and Supervisor: Mary Vatnsdal Oh! that my young life were a lasting dream! My spirit not awakening, till the beam Of an Eternity should bring... Full story

 

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