40 years ago… Stordahl Truck lines sell out to Penner's Truck Line


October 20, 2023

5 years ago – Oct. 20, 2018

The current all-time dig leader for Roseau Ram volleyball, Kacie Borowicz, received her 1,483rd dig against Lake of the Woods on October 11.

Helen Krueger was celebrating her 94th birthday on October 28 with a lunch at her home.

The Roseau Ram football team defeated Crookston 35-12. Roseau touchdowns were scored by Ben Olson (3), Adam LaPard and Danny Wensloff.

Tim Fugleberg joined the Roseau office of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. as a financial advisor.

Winners of the Salol Church raffle held at the potato dumpling supper were Rachel Welin, Kaye Larsen, Marilyn Grafstrom, Anna Stewart, Cindy Roadfeldt, Marvel Monkman, Elaine Naslund, Corey Lundgren, Nancy Martell and Marcy Santl.

10 years ago – Oct. 19, 2013

The new manager of the Roseau Liquor Store was Linda Roseborough.

Irene Kristofferson, former Salol resident who owned and operated the Salol Store in the late forties and fifties, celebrated birthday 102 on October 7.

Lois Jirmasek of Salol turned 70 years young on October 10.

Rhonda Kruger was celebrating her birthday on October 26 at the Warroad Fire Hall.

The Roseau Cross Country team has its section meet on October 25 to determine the state entries. Roseau’s Madeline Huglen, Ellie Nelson, Weston Nelson and Scott Nelson were top contenders.

Roseau’s Bailey Janzen and Marissa Jevne finished 3rd at last weekend’s Section 8A Girls Tennis Tournament.

25 years ago – Oct. 17, 1998

Foreign exchange students in Roseau this year were Audun Lundby of Norway, Christian Behr of Germany and Gabriel Maia of Brazil.

The Roseau Police Department was investigating the theft of several chain saws which occurred on or about Sept. 23 from a storage building at the Roseau Fairgrounds.

The OakCrest addition neighborhood wished the Greg and Tammy Harmon family the best on their move to Walker.

Lyle Erickson was in his last trimester at Northwestern College of Chiropractic and upon graduation he would become an associate doctor at the Family Chiropractic Center in Roseau.

Warroad’s Willy Marvin did himself proud when he stopped 20 out of 23 shots in the Minnesota Gopher hockey team’s win over Ohio State at Mariucci Arena.

Roseau Varsity Cross Country runners Kevin Peterson and Josh Parrill finished in fifth and sixth place respectively in the Tri-County Invitational held in Karlstad.

Roseau Elementary School “Students of the Month” for September were David Erickson, Dia Rude, Greta Espe, Kyle Spicer, Jessica Lee and Katie Johnson.

40 years ago – Oct. 19, 1983

William and Helen (Johnson) Grover of Warroad celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on October 15.

Penner’s Truck Line, Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada purchased the Stordahl Truck Lines from Art Stordahl and took over operation of the business on October 10.

Winners at Oktoberfest dollar drawing were Mary Bergland, Roseau; Mrs. Joel Olson, Roseau; Mrs. Ray Efta, Greenbush; Gloria Pomplun, Warroad and Shirley Miller.

The largest bull moose taken during the recent moose season was taken by Jon and Wayne Hites. It had a 59 inch spread and weighed 800 pounds dressed.

Gary Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Johnson of Roseau, former Ram goalie was inducted into the University of Wisconsin Hockey Hall of Fame on October 1.

Mike Stone, 23, Roseau, was the new player-coach of the Warroad Laker hockey team, according to Cal Marvin, manager.

An 80th birthday celebration for Elmer Benson was to be held at the Layton Oslund home on October 23.

Frank and Lois Nystrom were celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary with an open house on October 22 at Moe Lutheran Church.

50 years ago – Oct. 18, 1973

Evelyn Hinsverk and Lois Mattson were honored at the Roseau Area Hospital Auxiliary meeting for their many hours of work as candystripers in the hospital.

Roseau Homecoming Royalty were: King Kirby McFarlane and Queen Kathy Pelowski.

A septic tank truck dumped a load of waste in the ditch north of the old airport near Roseau. The case is under investigation as this is the second time such an incident has occurred.

Arnold Monsrud reported that his wife is a winner at raising carrots. He was pictured with five carrots weighing 4.75 pounds raised by his wife.

The Warroad Warriors won the homecoming battle with the Roseau Rams in overtime by a score of 12-6.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Aronson of Wannaska were the proud parents of twin daughters. The names given the little girls were Trina Louise and Trudi Lynn. They were welcomed home by brother Steven and sister Danette.

Army Private Rodney L. Knutson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence M. Knutson of Roseau, completed eight weeks of basic training at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri.

75 years ago – Oct. 21, 1948

Martin F. Haugen of Pinecreek was instantly killed when his truck tipped over after leaving the road on the high grade at Doris Lake (Pinecreek Pothole). Martin is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Hans Haugen of Dieter.

Local men reporting for their physical examinations for training in the United States military forces were Leverne S. Olson-Skime; Leroy Roggenbuck-Badger; Leonard A. Reed-Roseau; and Leon A. Thompson, Albert E. Peterson and George Rombach-Warroad.

The Roseau Recreation Center (Bowling Lanes) was under the management of Alvin Skime this coming season.

In the presence of two hundred relatives and friends, Miss Eldyne Joyce Anderson and Norrell Lavern Erickson, both of Roseau, were united in marriage in the English Lutheran Church. Miss Marion Anderson was maid of honor and Raymond Benson was best man.

Mr. and Mrs. John Holmgren of Salol announced the birth of a daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Peterson of Roseau announced the birth of a son.

Miss Vivian Byfuglien of Ross and Clyde Turner of Roseau attended the homecoming at Concordia College Moorhead last week.


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