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50 years ago… John Robinson, Jr. topped all other herds in the State of Minnesota in milk production per cow


December 20, 2019

5 years ago – Dec. 20, 2014

Baby Layton Mark Wensloff, son of Tony and Amy Wensloff, born 12-16-14 at LifeCare Medical Center was pictured visiting with Santa Claus.

The Roseau City Council approved a $600,000 expansion to the Roseau Liquor Store.

Devyn and Shena Brandt, along with big brother Hewitt, announced the birth of Laney Brook Marie Brandt on October 23.

Celebrating their December birthdays at the Four Seasons Senior Center were Shirley Magnussan, Dorothy Gehrke, Ardell Snare and Margaret Olson.

The Roseau Ram Pucksters defeated the Brainerd Warriors 7-3 at Memorial Arena. Scoring for Roseau were Conner Millner (2), Logan Monsrud, Brandon Lund, Alec Severson, Cody Gumeringer and Bryden Stoskopf.

Roseau Dough $100 Fantasy winners for December 12 were Sandi Weiland, Whitney Otto, Keith Nichols and Mark Danielson.

10 years ago – Dec. 19, 2009

The winner of the second Holiday Fantasy drawing for $1,000 in Roseau Dough was Bonnie Anderson of Roseau.

Roseau Elementary Students of the Month for November were Blake Bjerklie, Zachary Fevold, Sarah Slater, Keegan Sikorski, Riley Borgen and Camryn Hagen.

Marlow Johnson was celebrating his 80th birthday on December 23 at the American Legion.

Disney’s “A Christmas Carol” was showing at the Roso Theatre.

The Lady Rams hockey team defeated Moorhead 5-2. Roseau goals were scored by Abby Ness, Amy Olson (2), Punky Sunsdahl and Karlie Hedlund.

The Rams girls basketball team defeated Stephen Argyle 46-33. Elizabeth Housker led the Rams with 12 points.

25 years ago – Dec. 16, 1994

The Roseau County Board of Commissioners unanimously agreed to proceed with the construction of a new county courthouse.

Roseau Community Education babysitting course graduates (4-6 graders) were Melissa Lee, Katie Kasprowicz, Chris Wilson, Joanna Lisell, Erica Wensloff, Sarah Butler, Tara Johnson, Meghan Spina, Anna Carstens, Priscilla Sjaaheim and Kara Chrzanowski.

David Dahlgren of Roseau was the lucky winner of the Polaris Trail Blazer four-wheeler in the fourth drawing of the Roseau Holiday Fantasy.

Seth and Amanda Novotny were pictured with Santa during the Roseau Woman of Today’s Supper with Santa.

Mr and Mrs. Gary Modean of Scandia and Rev. and Mrs. Erling Huglen of Roseau announced the engagement of their children Mary Joy and Steven Eric. A January 7th wedding was planned.

The Roseau Ram boys hockey team defeated Bemidji 4-3. Roseau goals were scored by Matt Roadfeldt (2) and Bryan Lundbohm (2).

The Ram girls basketball team defeated Warroad 81-73. Leading scores for Roseau were Megan Taylor (38) and Alexis Anderson (14). Kendra Corneliusen was the Warroad leading scorer with seventeen.

40 years ago – Dec. 20, 1979

A one-vehicle rollover sent Theodore Monsrud, 60, Roseau to the Roseau Area Hospital and then to a Grand Forks N.D. hospital. He suffered a fractured skull and jaw in the accident which happened when a pickup driven by Reuben Larson, 58, Roseau went through the intersection of Highway 89 and County Road 2.

Mr and Mrs. Floyd Loken of Skime had a guest who had been hanging around for Christmas. He had been there a month and came in to eat every day. Their guest was a robin.

Fire destroyed the homes of Mr and Mrs. Steve Milsop of Warroad and Mr and Mrs. Ralph Losse of Roseau.

Mr and Mrs. Leland Melby of Badger announced the birth of a daughter, Tember Lyn Melby, on December 9.

The Roseau girls basketball team lost to Badger 28-20. Lori Vatnsdal was top scorer for the Rams with 8 points and Jan Olson lead the Rockets with 10.

50 years ago – Dec. 18, 1969

A head-on crash at the Malung corner South of Roseau took the life of Theodore Grugal.

Two eight-year-old boys escaped possible death and severe injury when they reportedly ran into the path of a Farmers Union Oil truck in Roseau. Brad Dokken, 8, and Richard Robb, also 8, reportedly ran onto the slippery highway from Messelts and into the path of a truck driven by Pete Kruse. Kruse saw the boys and swerved the truck ramming into a utility pole and a tree in order to avoid hitting the boys.

John Robinson, Jr. topped all other herds in the State of Minnesota in milk production per cow.

Timothy John, son of Mr and Mrs. David Nikunen, was recently baptized by his grandfather, Rev. John M. Juntilla at the Holy Trinity Lutheran parsonage in Chassell, Michigan. Paternal grandparents were Mr and Mrs. Neil Nikunen of Roseau.

75 years ago – Dec. 21, 1944

Louis J. Larson, respected citizen of Malung community and postmaster there many years, passed away following a one month illness due to advancing years.

Cecil Cyrus, well-known resort man near Morris Point, lost his life when the car in which he was riding broke through the ice and sank in fourteen feet of water some distance out from the Point.

A daughter was born to Mr and Mrs. Lyle Thompson at the Budd Hospital.

Palmer Lund just put the finishing touches on his fine cottage at Rocky Point.

Mr and Mrs. Erhard Sjoberg leased the Eatmore Cafe for an indefinite time to Mrs. Harvey Walker and Mrs. Stoltzman.

Mrs. G.S. Loe and baby came home from the hospital and were spending a few days at the Ross Brinkman home in Wannaska.

Fire destroyed the farm home of Mr and Mrs. Albin Miller in Malung.

Robert Row, son of Mr and Mrs. Geo. J. Row, had to have six stitches taken to close the wound on his right knee received while skating on the river.


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