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Friends on The Farm

Chapter 3 Pastor Joe grew up out in the country ten miles from Tacoma, Washington. There were five acres of “woods” (forest) and three acres of cleared land for their house, several out buildings, and a huge garden which was his dad’s hobby....

 

Enjoy Life...You Never Know when it's Your Time

I was very fortunate to interview Dr. Thomas Borum, one of the most unique individuals I've had a chance to briefly get to know. Our interview was an hour and a half long. This sets the record for...

 

Here I Stand with Passion: "Four More Years"

Now I want to make clear as I write this article that I am not intending to be the "voice" of this newspaper or my church although they may, at least in part, affirm what I am about to say. I think Pr...

 

Looking Back

5 years ago – Sept. 12, 2015 The Roseau Bakery recently closed for good. Lesa Schmechel had been in business since February 2005. Milo and Judy Espe were celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary o...

 

Write On: Driving to and Arriving at Ella's Campground

by Kara Borneman , College English 12, Mrs. Didrikson Most early mornings in the summer, when the warm sun comes up and the birds are sweetly chirping, I am still in the darkness of my room, dead...

 

We got up one morning and it was "froggy" out! and it has been "froggy" ever since

Chapter 2 One day Pastor Joe and Wife put in a new window. It was a big window they could crawl through to the outside of their basement. It was a nice window with a deep well that it was set into.... Full story

 

IN MY IMAGINATION, EVERY HEAD TURNED, EVERY EYE FIXED!

Do you have an active imagination? If so, are you thankful for it? Do you know where imagination comes from? I feel confident before the Lord to say, it comes from Him, at least the roots of it. I...

 

Welcome back to the real world with some real people

On Monday morning, I came flying out of bed, cheering loudly and declaring, "The Buff is a winner!" Buff won the Fourth Flight in the Men's Tourney at Oakcrest Golf Course this past weekend defeating...

 

Freedom of Speech and Opinions

o·pin·ion /əˈpinyən/ noun: opinion; plural noun: opinions a view, judgment, or appraisal formed in the mind about a particular matter We asked them for their opinions about the new stadium....

 

Write On: Island Life

by Sophie Helgeson, College English 12, Mrs. Didrikson Our small group from Roseau boarded the cruise ship feeling both excited and tired, as being on a bus all day wasn't exactly the most appealing....

 
 By Julie Elick    Opinion    August 29, 2020

This is a true story for children of all ages

Chapter 1: Little Guy Pastor Joe and a lady he calls "Wife," live on a nice street, in a small town, eleven miles from the Canadian Border. One evening, Pastor Joe and his "Wife", were sitting at... Full story

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    August 29, 2020

There really is no way to fix stupid

What the hell is going on here? In last week's Roseau Times-Region Court Report, nine motorists were fined for not wearing seatbelts. Only one of them wasn't a Roseau County resident. The bloke was...

 

Fall is in the Air!

You will probably be seeing a lot of photos of my adorable niece. She is just too adorable to not make it in my column! She is growing fast and it is almost time for Cecile (aka mommy) to head back...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    August 29, 2020

This Perky Candidate is a DFL Underdog

by Jeff Olsen The name is Perkins, huh? "Yes, it's spelled just like the pancake restaurant," said Reed Perkins, who lives in East Grand Forks. Too bad you're not related. You'd be quite wealthy. "I...

 

Are You Aligned For Life?

Several sad people stories, recently brought to our attention, have created pain in our hearts (Julie and I) for those experiencing them, and there are no easy answers. Now there are all kinds of...

 

Write On: A First Time for Everything

by Peter VandeWege, College English 12, Mrs. Didrikson Standing calf-deep in the lukewarm water of Bass Lake I squeeze my foot into the rubber boot and reach down to fish the rope handle out from...

 
 By Julie Elick    Opinion    August 22, 2020

Baked Beans and Nehemiah

I received an email from a dear friend the other day. My friend was both angry and frustrated. She was exhausted, carrying her frustration with her all day and chewing on it at night. Because of her emotional entanglement, objectivity became very...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    August 22, 2020

He is now divinely inspired by God

Quick, Autumn, bring me a cold beer. No, bring the whole 12 pack. On Monday afternoon, President Trump related his conversation with God about the great job he is doing with the economy. He said: "You...

 

It's Been Six Years and I Still Wish You Were Here!

It is hard to believe it has been six years today (August 19) since my brother passed away. When I think about the last time I saw him it feels like it has been forever and if I think about "that...

 

Life's Second Most Important Question

Life's Second Most Important Question. Hmm. The title of this article may stir up another question in your minds: "Well, then, what is life's most important question?" Before I address both I ask you...

 

Write On: Hard Work pays off 

by Katie Borowicz, College English 12, Mrs. Didrikson I live with two older sisters who are just as crazy as my two younger brothers.  We all like to push each other's buttons til they can not be pus...

 
 By Julie Elick    Opinion    August 15, 2020

Is, "everything you've got," enough?

We did it. We put in another sump pump! Now we have four, two in the basement, and one on each side of the house. It is the craziest thing. We put an egress window in last year. These windows are...

 

Filling in our name, we will all do it!

Recently at our church we sang a song that included a repeated line that caught my attention and my reflection: "That name above all names..." It was a reference to Jesus as the song brings out. A...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    August 15, 2020

In Trump We Trust; All others pay cash!

Beautiful! The system is rigged. For the rich! A week ago Friday, I punctured my right palm on a rusty nail while I was tearing down a lean-to with my favorite grandson named Nolan, who was doing the...

 

My Baby turned 22...He's Catching up to ME!!

It's hard to believe Brandon has turned 22 years old! Considering I'm only 29 he is catching up fast!! Soon he will pass me in age. HaHaHa! It's great seeing your kid turn into an upstanding...

 

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