40 years ago… Lund Decorators celebrated their 7th anniversary.
September 30, 2023
5 years ago – Sept. 29, 2018
Monica Burkel owner of Past Treasurers, is moving her business to Main Avenue in Roseau. Along with this move she is expanding her sewing and yarn business.
The Roseau Ram football team defeated the Frazee Hornets 33-24. Scoring touchdowns for the Rams were Jayden Warne (2), Ben Olson (2) and Hunter Nelson.
The Roseau Homecoming Court was 3rd Attendants, Ella Helgeson and Oliver Lee; 2nd Attendants, Abigail Danielson and Ethan Johnson; 1st Attendants, Kelsey Buley and Adam LaPard; Miniature Queen Eva Johnston and Miniature King Boaz Dunham; Queen Kacie Borowicz and King Jordan Moser.
10 years ago – Sept. 28, 2013
The 2013 Roseau Homecoming Royalty were 3rd Attendants, Kali Austad and Zach Yon; 2nd Attendants, Bailey Janzen and Mark Miller; 1st Attendants, Bethany Tangen and Brady Castle; Queen Madison Olson and King Ryan Anderson; Mini Queen Brooklyn Hulst and Mini King Beck Hammer.
Roseau 5th and 6th graders who were volunteer “Bus Buddies”, helping kindergartners get to their buses after school were Waylon Teague, Mason LaPard, Aidan Walsh, Abby Hough, Kera Grindahl and Morgan Boroos.
Celebrating their September birthdays at the Four Seasons Senior Center were Genevieve Michal, Lois Losse and Lorraine Hedlund.
25 years ago – Sept. 26, 1998
The 1998 Roseau Homecoming King and Queen candidates were Isaac Lang, Mike Klema, Mark Fabian, Justin Olson, Josh Holwell, Josh Olson, Patrick Erickson, Derrick Byfuglien, Jesse Modahl, Steve Haaby, Hannah Hecker, Jess Oster, Kristi Rice, Heather Johnson, Nicole Weiland, Tanya Ulvin, Amber Pearson, Lindsay Pearson, Angie Sonsteng and Jacqueline Krom.
Mervin Dokken was celebrating his 80th birthday on October 3 at the Pinecreek Lutheran Church.
Pelican Rapids outlasted the football Rams 35-20. Scoring touchdowns for the Rams were Isaac Lang and Justin Oster (2).
Former Warroad Warrior hockey player Merlin Ravndalen, was bringing his top-rated Eagan girls high school hockey team to the Warroad Gardens in December. Ravndalen’s team was ranked first in state all year long during the 1997-98 season.
Roseau Ram Cross Country runner Kevin Peterson broke away from the pack to win the Warroad Invitational with a time of 17:35. Katie Jaenicke placed 4th for the girls with a time of 17:27.
Members of the Women’s Slowpitch Champion Northland Tire team were Missy Olson, Lynelle Monsrud, Tracy Borowicz, Briget Sabourin, Melanie Hulst, Lenni Billberg, Lynette Severson, Sherri Hoslauk, Sheri Erickson, Kristi Olson, Grace Nelson, Shelly Moren and Julie Senum.
40 years ago – Sept. 28, 1983
Fred Sorensen and his son Lee have purchased the Wayne Nelson Garage and have obtained the Chevrolet and Oldsmobile franchises and were moving their families to Roseau where they were opening their dealership on October 3.
Dr. Robert Harris, Roseau, was joining in a business venture in Minneapolis. He and a partner were joining in utilizing a patent for a “bio-curve” handle for sporting equipment such as golf clubs, tennis rackets and hockey sticks.
Albert “Al” Markovich retired last Tuesday after more than 34 years with the Department of Natural Resources, most of them in Warroad.
The Roseau Ram football team defeated Fosston 28-26. Roseau touchdowns were scored by Sid Thompson, Mark Wold, Craig Singer and Russ Palm.
A 90th birthday open house for Florence Wold was to be held on October 1 at the Moe Lutheran Church in Roseau.
Badger High School Flax Festival Royalty were King and Queen Dan Walsh and Cheryl Foster; first attendants, Tim Gust and Leanne Walsh and second attendants, Mike Johnson and Polly Peterson.
Joshua Thomas, son of Steve and Colleen Nelson of Wannaska, was baptized on September 4 at the Riverside Church.
Lund Decorators in Roseau was celebrating their 7th Anniversary with free coffee and cookies and the Carpet King was having a special sale.
50 years ago – Sept. 27, 1973
Mr. and Mrs. O.L. Breiland of Wannaska were observing their golden wedding anniversary with an open house.
Glen Jaenicke was the lucky winner of a Polaris snowmobile at Polaris Day last week.
Fire, reportedly caused by a lightning strike, completely destroyed a barn on the Ed Haugen farm in Golden Valley Township.
Mrs. C.J. Lommen, Roseau, announced the engagement of her daughter Joan, to Rick Burggraf, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Burggraf of Roseau. A spring wedding was planned.
Roseau Mayor John Reese was not filing for reelection to the post he held the past 14 years.
Shelly Rice of Pinecreek Pacemakers was the county’s delegate to the State 4-H Community Pride Program.
A new course, “Careers in Education” was being taught by Gladys Provance at the Roseau school. Members of the class were Mary Brandt, Vicky Brandt, Loreen Brenhaug, Kandace Johnston, Avis Robinson, Loralie Rugland and Loralie Streiff.
Second Lt. John D. Hanson, son of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Hanson of Warroad, was awarded his silver wings at Reese AFB, Texas, upon graduation from U.S. Air Force pilot training.
75 years ago – Sept. 30, 1948
Louis Goodin of Warroad is dead as a result of the crashing together of two trucks near Spruce Church. Others in the Budd Hospital recovering were C. Arnold Johnson of Falun and Vincent Penas of Badger.
Roseau Consolidated School District No. 41 had an enrollment of 800 students.
Leo Sather sold his Cities Service Filling Station, restaurant and grocery at the east end of Pearl Street to H.A. Hermanson and son Kenneth.
Eleven members were added to the First Lutheran Church in Salol through rite of confirmation and transfer. Confirmed were Mr. and Mrs. Einar Karlsson, Joseph Erickson, Erick Kristofferson, Alfred Sonsteng, Robert Roadfeldt, Simon Purington and Sigvard Mellstrom. Admitted by transfer were Mrs. Joseph Erickson, Mrs. Erick Kristofferson and Gunnar Nelson.
The Roseau River 36,000- Acre Wild Life Area was to be dedicated on October 7.
Six former service men were approved to purchase tax delinquent state lands in the county. The veterans were Charles L. Bergstrom, Kenneth O. Tangen, George R. Berger, Ellert K. Nelson, Clifford Dvergsten and Helmer P. Anderson.
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Manfred Loe of Wannaska on September 20.