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LOCAL NEWS MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2019

09/30/2019

THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD,  LAST WEEK,   SCHEDULED A NOVEMBER 26TH INFORMATIONAL MEETING ON POTENTIAL MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF STATE DITCH  69.

FIVE LANDOWNERS SIGNED A PETITION SEEKING THAT PROJECT.

 

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR LEONARD  “LARS”  JOHNSON OF BAUDETTE ARE THIS MORNING AT ELEVEN  AT WABANICA LUTHERAN CHURCH AT BAUDETTE.   VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR.  BURIAL IS AT WABANICA CEMETERY.

LARS  JOHNSON  WAS  90.

 

THE  C.E.O.  OF THE UNITED SOYBEAN BOARD TELLS THE RED RIVER FARM NETWORK THAT BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN FARMERS AND CONSUMERS IS ALL IMPORTANT TO THE FUTURE OF AGRICULTURE.

POLLY RUHLAND SAYS IT’S IMPORTANT TO SHOW CONSUMERS AGRICULTURE IN WAYS THAT HELP FILL THEIR NEEDS.

 

A PINECREEK LUTHERAN CHURCH FALL FANCY WORK SALE IS FRIDAY EVENING  (7:30 PM).

THAT CHURCH IS LOCATED NORTHWEST OF ROSEAU.

 

THE ROSEAU FIREMEN’S  ANNUAL BARBEQUE AND BALL WAS HELD A WEEK AGO SATURDAY,  RAISING THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS FOR THE VOLUNTEER DEPARTMENT.

ROSEAU FIRE CHIEF CRAIG McMILLIN SAYS THAT EVENT IS ALSO A CHANCE FOR FIREFIGHTERS TO SAY THANKS TO ROSEAU RESIDENTS.

 

AN ANNUAL TURKEY FEED,  AT MOE LUTHERAN CHURCH, IS THIS SUNDAY  (Noon)  AT THE CHURCH FELLOWSHIP HALL.

 

MINNESOTA’S POPULATION HAS GROWN BY MORE THAN SEVEN HUNDRED THOUSAND PEOPLE THIS CENTURY,  FROM  4.9 MILLION IN 2000 TO  5.6 MILLION IN 2017.   MOST OF THAT GROWTH IS IN THE TWIN CITIES, WHICH HAS MORE THAN HALF A MILLION PEOPLE MORE THAN AT THE TURN OF CENTURY.   THERE ARE ALSO MORE MINNESOTANS AGED SIXTY-FIVE AND OLDER THAN SCHOOL AGED KIDS, FOR THE FIRST TIME IN RECORDED STATE HISTORY.  BY  2040,  THERE WILL BE 1.32 MILLION OLDER MINNESOTANS VERSUS 963,000 KIDS.

 

ROSEAU SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT TOM JEROME IS ENCOURAGING THE SCHOOL BOARD TO SEND 7TH GRADERS TO THE WOLF RIDGE ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING CENTER NEXT SPRING FOR A FIVE DAY EXPERIENCE.

JEROME SAID THE TRIP WOULD BE FUNDED BY GRANT DOLLARS,  RE-ALLOCATED FROM MONEY CURRENTLY USED FOR SUPPORT IN THE SCHOOL LIBRARY.

 

A GROUP CALLED  MINNESOTA LAKES AND RIVERS ADVOCATES SAYS STUDIES OF CLIMATE CHANGE NEED TO INCLUDE THE STATE’S WATERS.

THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES SAYS MINNESOTA’S CLIMATE IS CHANGING FASTER THAN ANY OF THE OTHER LOWER 48 STATES.

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