25 years ago… The Rams Hockey Team Was Ranked #1 In Minnesota State Class A Hockey poll
December 27, 2019
5 years ago – Dec. 27, 2014
Steve Butler was retiring after 10 years as the manager of Far North Transit in Roseau on January 1. Carla Sunsdahl will become the Positions Manager upon his retirement. On January 1 they will also merge with Paul Bunyan Transit out of Bemidji.
Badger High School nominated Logan Klegstad and Madison Truscinski for the “Triple A” Award.
Badger High School nominated Alex Burkel and Leah Erickson for ExCEL awards.
The Roseau Ram boys hockey team defeated Grafton 7-1. Roseau goals were scored by Bryden Stoskopf (2), Brandon Lund, Hunter O’Leary, Cody Gumeringer, Aaron Krahn and Conner Millner.
The Roseau wrestlers had four placewinners in the Big Bear Tournament in Cass Lake. The winners were Brett Jerome, Kieren
Oksanen, Casey Warner and Chandler Mooney.
Roseau High School Triple “A” Award winners were Aaron Krahn and Sarina Goos.
10 years ago – Dec. 26, 2009
Will Czeh was Roseau’s Geography Bee champion. Runner-up was Beka Danielson and Karina Fredrickson placed third.
An 80th birthday celebration for Gordon Sulland was to be held on December 27 at Bethesda Church in Skime.
Paul Brandt was chosen as the winner of the Geroy’s Building Center $1,000 shopping Spree Sweepstakes.
Joyce Aasen was celebrating her 80th birthday with an open house on January 3 at the Focus Corp Building in Roseau.
First place winners in the 2009 “City of Roseau Christmas Lighting Contest” were Roseau Diner, Lowell Peterson and Ida Novacek.
Roseau Ram wrestlers placing in the Big Bear Wrestling Tournament in Cass Lake were Jesse Eastman and John Kruger.
The Roseau Ram boys hockey team defeated Moorhead 4-1. Scoring goals for Roseau were Kevin Erickson, Cole Kostrzewski, Michael Johnson and Tim Tesarek.
The Roseau Ram girls hockey team defeated East Grand Forks 6-0. Scoring were Abby Ness (2), Megan Foley, Ciscely Nelson, Amy Olson and Kya Lee.
25 years ago – Dec. 30, 1994
Warroad Mayor-elect Bob Marvin told the Roseau County Board and the building committee that the City of Warroad would build the county courthouse in Warroad for free and hand it over to the county.
The lucky winner of the fifth Roseau Holiday Fantasy drawing was Curt Zimdars. He was presented with $200 in Roseau Dough.
The Rams hockey team was number one in the Minnesota State Class A hockey poll.
In a triple-header at the Engelstad Arena on the UND campus the Rams defeated Grand Forks Central 6-3 with Bryan Lundbohm scoring a hat trick and Jeremy Kvien in goal. Warroad blanked East Grand Forks 4-0 with Willy Marvin getting the shutout. Red River and the Moorhead Spuds played a 4-2 game with the Spuds coming out on top.
David Osse of Wannaska was the lucky winner of Coast to Coast’s World’s Largest Christmas Stocking which contained over $100 worth of toys and games.
40 years ago – Dec. 27, 1979
Marvin profit sharing plan put $1,551,363 into the hands of employees last Wednesday.
The minimum wage for adult workers will increase to $2.90 per hour effective January 1. The minimum rate for minors under the age of 18 would be $2.61 per hour.
Coach Dan Fabian, Physical Education-Health Instructor and Cross Country Coach was selected as the Region 8A Cross-Country Coach of the Year.
50 years ago – Dec. 25, 1969
The largest profit sharing distribution in the history of the Marvin Lumber and Cedar Company in Warroad was issued to employees. The Marvin dividend was $181,000.
New teachers in the Roseau School System were Allan Myers and Clarice Lancaster.
An interim layoff of approximately 550 persons was effected at Polaris Industries.
Rev. R.B. Torgerson accepted a call to be the pastor of the Roseau First Lutheran Parish.
Jacob Scharf, a bright 98 and Carolina Johnson, a keen 87, were pictured getting a hug from Santa Claus at the Senior Citizens party held in the Municipal Auditorium.
75 years ago – Dec. 28, 1944
Mr and Mrs. M.H. Brastad of Roseau received a dreaded message from the War Department informing them that their son Pvt. Melvin Brastad, was killed in action against the Germans on December 1.
The Flaat Farm Supply Company announced they were closing its store in Roseau in favor of the Farmers Elevator Company.
Pioneer settler of Wannaska, Mrs. Elizabeth Olson, widow of Einar Olson, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs .Carl Bergstrom in Roseau. She had been suffering from a heart ailment and together with her advancing years made her recovery hopeless.
Ernest T. Johnson, a well-known trapper from Roseau county, was a winner of a daily award in the 16th National Fur Show.