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I love all animals

It was a normal day at work and I was checking emails. Everything was going well and I was getting things to their appropriate places when I see "Pit Bull Attack" (It is a story on the front page). Wh...

 
 By Carrie Johnson    Opinion    June 8, 2019

Looking Back 5 years ago...The National Society of Collegiate Scholars welcomed Bethany Erickson of Roseau as a new member

5 years ago – June 7, 2014 The National Society of Collegiate Scholars welcomed Bethany Erickson of Roseau as a new member. Myrtle Lee was celebrating her 80th birthday on June 14 at OakCrest...

 
 By Jed Kobernusz    Opinion    June 8, 2019

Be Nice Or Go Home

There's nothing that pisses me off more than mean people. Each time I have someone new come to my YGT Fitness Group Personal Training Class I always tell them that they can either be nice or go home. Nobody's got time for a crappy attitude and a sa...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    June 1, 2019

Meet some of the characters on a special day

On Memorial Day, they were standing in the parking lot across the street from the Roseau City Center. It was before 9 a.m., and a number of older military gentlemen with vast shades of gray in their h...

 

Graduation and Memorial Day (work) weekend

It was a busy but fun weekend. Ok, that is not entirely true. Normally I like to get my garden planted this weekend, but I was needed to help with Brandon's girlfriend Ariah's graduation. Saturday...

 

Joel Roger Budd, 77

Rogers - Joel Roger Budd, age 77 of Rogers, passed away on May 23rd, 2019. Survived by daughter, Angela (Derek); son, James (Andrea); grandchildren, Alex and Bella; and other relatives and friends. Funeral service was on Tuesday, May 28th at 7 p.m....

 
 By Pastor Joe    Opinion    June 1, 2019

"WILL YOU FORGIVE ME NOW?"

My wife was surfing through her cell phone this morning, Friday May 24th, when she came across a talent show from Britain called the “X Factor.” A young lady by the name of Chloe Paige, 21 years old, was about to sing a song that caught my...

 

Write on! Edgar Allan Wilson, King of the Wild Frontier

by Marilyn Alexiuk, English 12, Mrs. Didrikson It was the second to last Sunday in September. The sky was gloomy and the air had lost its warmth a few days earlier. Frequent gusts of wind blew...

 

Tips for Tackling Disorganized Areas of Your Home

Credit to www.statepoint.net While we all know that minimalism is “in” right now, thanks to Japanese cleaning guru Marie Kondo and her “Tidying Up” show on Netflix, decluttering your whole house can feel daunting. Instead, start small with...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    May 25, 2019

Women have always gotten the shaft in the USA

Always, the great state of Alabama - where a loaf of Wonderbread, a box of shotgun shells and the Confederate flag makes them good old boys - is again in the forefront of protecting womanhood in this...

 

Summer is Underway and Rumors

We will start with rumors. No, I did not buy the Warroad Pioneer. Yes, we will be covering Warroad as much as we can. Yes, the City of Warroad has named us their official paper. Yes, the Warroad...

 
 By Pastor Joe    Opinion    May 25, 2019

HEY SENIORS, WILL YOU BE UP TO "KNOW GOOD?"

Now I'm fully aware that my articles are not read by most, if any, young people including seniors. But those of you reading this may know someone who is a graduating senior; perhaps someone in your...

 

Gas-Saving Tips for Your Auto

While it is always wise to conserve natural resources, the recent price of gasoline has made even the most wasteful people think twice. Whatever your motivation, here are some gas saving tips from the pros at the National Institute for Automotive...

 

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...

 

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