75 years ago… A Pencer woman was kicked and trampled by a few cows.


5 years ago – July 7, 2018

The 2018 Roseau County Outstanding Senior Citizen Volunteer Award winners were Marlene Nelson of Roseau and Wes McFarlane of Warroad.

Members of the Roseau High School Clay Target Team that placed 10th in the 40-team State Trap Tournament were Ethan Johnson, Owen Moser, Tyler Dirks, Nolan Hanson and Jonathan Hosaluk.

Members of the Skeet Team at Roseau which was the 2018 Skeet Shooting Champions in Class 1A were Savanna Graser, Bria Dale, Beau Keagle, Taylor Johnson, Benjamin Lund, Andrew Weiland, Tyson Monsrud and Jaden Heurd.

Scott “Ace” Turnow scored a hole-in-one on hole 12 at Oakcrest Golf Course. He used his six iron and a Vice 1 golf ball for his first hole-in-one.

LEGENDS SPORTS PUB was hosting their annual Pig Roast on July 16.

Receiving degrees from Minnesota State Community and Technical College this spring were Joe Bessler, Elizabeth Heppner and Ezekiel Taves, all of Warroad.

10 years ago – July 6, 2013

At the Miss North Star Pageant in Middle River on June 23, Emily Carlson, a 2013 Roseau High School graduate was crowned Miss Congeniality. Warroad’s Kailee Ogden was crowned Miss North Star.

The new Hayes Lake State Park manager was Apryl Radel.

Named to the Dean’s List at Itasca Community College were James Wilson, Jeremy Markstrom, Jesse Eastman, Angelica Kramer, Tamera Olson, Benjamin Vatnsdal and Ryan Erickson, all of Roseau.

Ron and Carol Olson were celebrating 55 years of marriage on July 21 at the Roseau Community Church.

Michael and Mary Dieter were celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary with an open house on July 21 at the First Baptist Church in Roseau.

John Spina was celebrating his 80th birthday with a party on July 20 at the Roseau City Park.

Joy Bukowiec of Warroad was selected to receive free fuel from the Tanks of Thanks program from Cenex for making a difference in the community.

25 years ago – July 4, 1998

Members of the RAYS (Roseau Area Youth Swimmers) Club were Ashley Brateng, Kari Nelson, Leah Kostrzewski, Alyssa Stynsberg, Kristen Johnson, Anneliesse Nelson, Scot Eaton, Kim Graves, Heather Robinson, Jessica Brummer, Briana Grinde and Stephanie Palm. They were coached by Rian Heimark.

The grand opening of the Minnesota Canola Production Center located on Highway 310 across from the Roseau Fairgrounds was held on July 1.

Ron and Joanne Lund were celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary on July 12 at their home, 9 miles east of Warroad.

Celebrating their June birthdays at the Roseau Four Seasons Center were Adolph Erickson, Clarice Brown, Orin Messelt, Lois Johnson, Beatrice Hammer, Ellen Amundson, Gladys Messelt, Norma Haslerud, Hazel Peterson, Clinton Dahl and Robert Krowich.

JoAnne Thompson shot a hole-in-one on the seventh hole at Oakcrest Golf Course. JoAnne used an 8-iron on the 121-yard hole. Witnesses were Gertie Carter, Karla Rislov, Kim Czeh and Greg Harmon.

Jeremy Vacura of Badger-Greenbush-Middle River and Tristen Sjaaheim of Roseau were to attend Northland Community College in Thief River Falls and both intended to play basketball for the Pioneers.

Timothy John Slukynsky of Portage la Prairie, Manitoba and Jennifer Daria Hontvet of Warroad applied for a marriage license.

40 years ago – July 6, 1983

A Salol man, Arthur Irving Mattson, 68, was killed in a one vehicle accident on June 28 when his pickup hit a bridge on County Road 8 northwest of Baudette near Zippel Bay.

Aaron Kent Broten, Roseau; and Mary Jane Nelson, Roseau applied for a marriage license on June 29.

Mr. and Mrs. Gary Baus of Warroad announced the birth of a daughter, Brigette Lane Baus, on June 22.

Roseau County 4-H members who attended the Junior Leadership Conference held at the State 4-H Building were Theresa Wensloff, Talley Peterson, Lon Englund and Allan Wierschke.

Employees of Arnold’s Department Store in Roseau were Julie Skoglund, Ruthann Svir, Lori Hedlund and Kathy Sovde.

Celebrities scheduled to attend the Celebrity Golf Tournament at Warroad on July 23 were Dick Meredith, Neal and Aaron Broten, Dave Christain, Don Jackson of the Oilers; Morris Lukowich, Tim Walters, Barry Long, Doug Smail and Bill Sutherland all of the Winnipeg Jets and Mike Ramsey of the Buffalo Sabres.

50 years ago – July 5, 1973

Mrs. Gretchen Olson and son Tom Olson, both formerly of Roseau, escaped uninjured from the crash of a Soviet twin-jet airliner in which eight persons died in Amman, Jordan. The jet left Beirut with 84 persons aboard on a flight for Yerevan in Soviet Armenia and Moscow.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Zak observed fifty years of happy marriage at an open house sponsored by their children. They were hosted at the East Side Grocery.

The dedication for Hayes Lake State Park was scheduled for July 14 with a banquet scheduled on July 13.

Hams sold for 73¢ a pound at the Roseau Red Owl and beef roasts sold for 83¢ a pound at Gordie Langlie’s Roseau Super Hartz Market.

Recently sworn in as new Roseau Lions Club members were Jim Baudler, LeRoy Olson and Glenn Bergland.

Timothy Grahn, Roseau, a sophomore at the North Dakota State University, Fargo, was named to the dean’s list in the College of Agriculture.

Recently promoted in the engineering department at Polaris were Jim Lamont and Clayton Carlson.

A former Warroad girl, Glenda A. Phillipe, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Phillipe, was named an account executive for Baldwin Advertising Inc. in Brighton, New York.

75 years ago – July 8, 1948

A foot bridge was under construction in the Malung Park. It would connect the park with the grounds on which is located the Malung Hall and the Kittenball grounds. It spans the Roseau River at Malung.

The Bethel Mission Covenant Church was to be dedicated in a special service on Sunday.

Model T Ford races were made part of the Roseau County Fair entertainment this year.

A lug of cherries sold for $3.89 at the Red Owl Store.

Ardell Sorteberg, daughter of Mrs. Clara Sorteberg of Ross, became the bride of Charles Snare, son of Mr. and Mrs. Casper Snare of Greenbush at Concordia Lutheran Church in Ross.

A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Christenson of Wannaska on July 3.

Mrs. Ernest Kimble of Pencer had a painful accident. She was kicked by a cow while milking and fell under the one standing next to her and was not only kicked but trampled on so that she became unconscious. Her face, arms and chest were badly bruised.


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