40 years ago… Bauer hockey skates on sale for $29.99


5 years ago – June 30, 2018

Roseau’s representative to the American Legion Boys State this year was Dalton Hanson.

The Roseau 9th grade girls qualified for the Pacesetter Great Five State tourney. The basketball players participating were Katie Borowicz, Nikki Alaras, Faith Berger, Hanna Mooney, Jasmine Dokken, Emma Bassingthwaite, Julie Braaten, Morgan Boroos, Masyn Janicke and Shovanda Bender.

Celebrating their birthdays at the Four Seasons Birthday of the Month were Bev Dahl and Helen Bergland.

Appearing in concert at Riverview Park Gazebo in Roseau on July 12 was Gabbie June, a singer songwriter from Roseau.

Local students awarded degrees from NDSU recently were Chantal DePriest, Taylor Johnston, Cole Maxwell and Madison Millner all of Roseau and Carly Luncheon of Warroad.

10 years ago – June 29, 2013

Hannah Anderson of Roseau was now a TV News Reporter for WSAW-TV, a CBS affiliate in Wausau, Wisconsin.

Lee’s Store in Wannaska was held up by a young white man demanding cash. He was a local kid and he was not given any money and he was arrested at Riverfront Station in downtown Wannaska.

Helen Novacek was celebrating her 90th birthday on July 20 in the Sunburst Community Room in Roseau.

Adrian and Lois Larson were celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on July 13 at the Roseau Community Church.

Amanda Monkman of Roseau was named to the spring semester dean’s list at St. Cloud State University.

Dawn Comstock of Roseau recently graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College with a bachelor of arts degree.

25 years ago – June 27, 1998

Arne and Sharon Heggedal of Badger were named Agassiz Leaders for Roseau County.

Roseau High School teacher Doug Borowicz was the recipient of the Local Government Teacher of the Year award, presented by the Minnesota City/County Management Association.

Named to the dean’s list for the spring quarter at St. Cloud State University were Lisa Randle of Roseau and Jodee Kvarnlov, Patti Aker and Tricia Peterson, all of Warroad.

David and Eleanor Johnson of Roseau were celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this weekend with their children Mitchell, Rodney, Mary and Aaron and their families.

Kristen Messelt and Richard Berger of Badger announced the birth of a son, Tye Richard Berger, born May 30, 1998.

Derrick Blane Comstock of Warroad and Brita Kay Grafstrom of Warroad applied for a marriage license.

Rudy Billberg, former board member of the Roseau County Historical Society, was honored with a plaque for his research and writing of historical articles for Roseau County books and newspapers on June 18.

40 years ago – June 29, 1983

The Pinegrove Church observed their 75th anniversary recently. The pastors present were Erling Huglen, Kermit Solom, Art Rimmereid, Ron Becklund and Jacob Andreasen.

Bob Bergland, formerly of Roseau and recently U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, was named the new chief executive officer of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.

Gary Dale Skoien of Roseau and Janice Marie Edberg of Wannaska applied for a marriage license on June 17.

Jeffret Merle Goos of Roseau and Cynthia Marie Ladwig of Roseau applied for a marriage license on June 16.

Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Hagen of Roseau announced the birth of a daughter, Amber Dawn Hagen, on June 5.

Bauer hockey skates were on sale for $29.99 at the Roseau Hardware Hank at their special Anniversary Sale.

The Glenmore Foundation, which recently opened satellite clinics in Roseau and Warroad for alcohol and drug counseling, was celebrating their tenth birth anniversary on July 1.

A Roseau woman, Sharon Louise Pearson, 41, was pronounced deceased following an accident in which a horse was reported to have fallen on her after a rein broke and the horse stumbled and fell.

50 years ago – June 28, 1973

Bethel Lutheran Church in Stafford celebrated their diamond jubilee (75th anniversary). Participating in the observance were Rev. Ray Torgersen, Rev. Thure Johnson, Rev. Elmer Lindholm, Rev. Keith Hammer and Rev. Donald Homme.

Kelly Reid Frolander, nine, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Frolander of Warroad, was instantly killed when struck by a Canadian National train while attempting to cross the tracks at the Warroad Lake Street crossing. He was riding his bike uptown. The accident was witnessed by David Battles and Tony Huerd.

Kelman Michael Kvien of Pinecreek and Elizabeth Jean Kramer of Roseau were married on June 9 in Warroad. Witnesses were Virginia Kramer and Steven Kvien.

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald A. Vatnsdal of Roseau announced the birth of a son on June 7.

LuVerne Gislason, Roseau, was named the first annual North Star Transport Driver of the Year for 1972.

Pvt. Kerby L. Eidsmoe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Orlen Eidsmoe of Roseau, was home on leave after completing four months of training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Burggraf, Roseau, announced the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Jean to Mark Timothy Lommen, son of Mrs. C.J. Lommen and the late C.J. Lommen.

75 years ago – July 1, 1948

Jesse Bennett sold the Pearl Street Grocery to K.B. Hermanson of Greenbush.

Chas. Habstritt, Ben Glennen and Leonard Markstrom returned from a fishing trip to Lake Anishinabi, northeast of Kenora. As they were standing on the shore of the lake camp where they were staying they spied a Masonic ring in the sand. They brought it back home and found it was the property of Seth Gavelin who lost it on an earlier fishing trip in the spring.

The Cloverleaf Cafe was bought by Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Skogen from Mr. and Mrs. John Benson. Miss Isabelle Huerd of Warroad was the new waitress.

Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Strandberg bought a 40-acre tract of land at Long Point at Lake of the Woods. Others interested in the deal were Louis Larson and Alex Johnson.

A post-nuptial shower was given for Mr. and Mrs. James Eidsmoe at their home in Malung.

Alley’s Grocery Store was holding their grand opening on July 2. They were serving free coffee and cookies all day.

Miss Delmore Hoffman and Richard Berge, both of Roseau, were married at the Catholic Rectory at Badger.

Ed. Toulous of Warroad fell a story down stairs in the Legion building in Warroad and landed on his head on the concrete floor. He suffered a basal skull fracture.

C.M. Blevins sold his meat market at Warroad to Jess Sandeman of Birchdale.


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