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WRITE ON! Water Tubing Mishap

by Taylor Grill, English 7, Mrs. Didrikson It was the summer of 2018. I was 12 at the time. My family and I went to our cabin. It was after 2 o'clock when we got there, so we had lunch. I was hungry....

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    April 4, 2020 

Filmmaker Henry Boucha can tiptoe on ice skates

A pal of mine, Doc Flannery, one of the real successes to come out of Christ the King Catholic Grade School in Minneapolis in the 1950s, sent me a video of Henry Boucha and later texted asking if...

 

Dad, Kyle, Yvonne and Roseau Strong

What's on my mind is how crazy the world is right now and all the acts of kindness I'm seeing and hearing about. It is great to live in an area where people still care about each other in these...

 
 By Pastor Joe    Opinion    April 4, 2020 

The Power of Personal Testimony

What is a "testimony?" The shortest definition I found in the dictionary is, "Proof." OK. But how? A testimony is the observable or hearable (verbal if you prefer) evidence of something going on in so...

 

A Poem, And A Little Chance To Smile

Submitted by Ron Gordon TP Measures Up!! hey!! six feet away, you must keep your distance! i'm healthy, no virus, and building up resistance. take out one TP roll from your closet and give it a measure (and yes, quick, put it back in your...

 

WRITE ON! To Jump or not to Jump 

by James Jacques, English 7, Mrs. Didrikson  I packed my bags, preparing for the long drive ahead to my old town Escanaba, Michigan. When I was finished packing up, I threw my stuff in the car, then...

 
 By Pastor Joe    Opinion    March 28, 2020

Don't Let An Awful Waffle Spoil Your Day!

We are going through difficult times right now and they can get us off balance, weigh us down with worry, and makes us "edgy" over just about anything, or everything. We may not be fun to be around;...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    March 28, 2020

Let me die with clean socks on!

What a helluva deal! The other day, some dame mentioned that her present boyfriend is worried that he could die because of the dreaded COVID-19. What the hell could I say? "Tell him he ain't got time...

 

Stay Safe and Be Very Quiet....

This is going to be a very short column, since what is on my mind is probably something I shouldn't talk about! But that isn't the only thing on my mind. I hope everyone is staying safe and finding a...

 

Looking Back

5 years ago – Mar. 28, 2015 On April 11, the Roseau Electric Cooperative was celebrating its 75th anniversary. On March 27-April 4, Streiff Sporting Goods in Warroad was having a Brown Paper...

 

Mindset Coaching

Have you ever noticed that your parents, or whoever raised you, have a major impact on your life? Our parents are the voices in our heads. Because the opinions that our parents had impacted us on a deeper level that we didn't even know about....

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    March 20, 2020

Getting used to the new normal

On Tuesday morning, I texted a very good friend, Aaron Rose, who was born on St. Patrick's Day right here in Roseau exactly 42 years ago. "You'll remember this birthday. Even the bars are closed!...

 

Roseau Strong - Stay Safe and Don't Panic!

I can't seem to wrap my head around the Coronavirus. I know it's serious, but the behavior of some people is making me go...huh?!? My most bizarre time during all of this so far is when I went to get...

 

THE SKY IS FALLING! The sky is falling…

The sky is falling! The sky is falling! The current coronavirus pandemic is a life or death situation for many. This is especially true for old over the hill senior citizens like yours truly. The experts say people sixty-five and older are the most...

 

"ALL HANDS ON DECK" INCLUDING THE CHURCH!

It's a Great day for the Church! It calls upon us to bring the best of God into the worst of situations: The Coronavirus "Pandemic," which our President has defined as a "National Emergency" for...

 

Mindset Coaching

COVI- What? If I Hear This ONE More Time... From what I can see this thing has gotten WAY out of hand.  Also, on the other hand it takes a little common sense to prevent it.  I'm purposefully not saying the name because then, I give it power over... Full story

 

WRITE ON! My Hawaiian Birthday Present

by Titus Kvien, English 7, Mrs. Didrikson My thirteenth birthday present from my grandparents was one of the best and most enjoyable experiences ever! My grandparents have a steady twenty year streak...

 
 By Pastor Joe    Opinion    March 14, 2020

Doors and Books

Doors and Books. "Ahem, Don't you mean doors and windows?" No. Not if I'm sensing God's leading and guiding in this article. Each week I seek the Lord about what to write. And then ask him, through th...

 

Looking Back

5 years ago – Mar. 14, 2015 On March 3, Nick Anderson, the son of Roseau Police Chief Ward Anderson, was sworn in by East Grand Forks Police Chief Michael Hedlund as a East Grand Forks policeman....

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    March 14, 2020

Traveling alone has its advantages

Always, it was my dad who refused to travel. My mom would say, "Bob, let's go to Europe so I can see Germany and then we can go to Sweden. My old man was half Irish, a quarter Swede and a quarter...

 

Life is a Whirlwind

My life has been somewhat of a whirlwind lately. I keep hearing, "I don't know how you manage to get everything done!" Well...I don't. I do what has to be done and some things have been neglected. I...

 

Write On: The Surprise

by Jake Kvien, English 7, Mrs. Didrikson Just another day my sister and I got off the bus and casually walked into the house. My dad said "come here, I have to ask you something" so we into the... Full story

 

PICK FIVE, CHOOSE ONE

When I worked with Youth For Christ we had kid-gatherings in teens’ homes called, “Campus Life Clubs.” At these gatherings we would explore topics important to teens within a Christian framework. I’d like to invite you to join in on one of... Full story

 

Napkin Dispenser on My Sleeve...Huh??

It’s been a week! Last Friday was Kyle’s echo-cardiogram in which we found out great news. He doesn’t have heart disease or blocked arteries. As happy as I was to hear this, I instantly went to, what is wrong then? When I asked the surgeon what...

 

WRITE ON! My First Time I Ever Went to Florida

by Reygan McCanna, English 7, Mrs. Didrikson So this is the story of the time I went to Florida. I woke up at 5:00 in the morning. When you are nine years old it is very hard to get up in the...

 

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