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Local News Friday March 15 2019

THE MINNESOTA HOUSE HAS VOTED TO BAN VAPING FROM BARS, RESTAURANTS AND WORKPLACES STATEWIDE. THE HOUSE APPROVED THE BAN 100-25 IN A MOVE AIMED PARTLY AT REVERSING THE GROWING POPULARITY OF E-CIGARETTES AMONG YOUNG PEOPLE. THE BILL WOULD RESTRICT THE USE OF E-CIGARETTES WHEREVER TOBACCO SMOKING IS CURRENTLY BANNED UNDER THE MINNESOTA CLEAN INDOOR AIR

03/15/2019

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Local News Thursday March 14 2019

BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THE DAY AS BLIZZARD GERALDINE ROLLS ACROSS THE REGION. THE STORM HAS BEEN CLOSING INTERSTATES FROM WYOMING, NEBRASKA AND THE DAKOTAS. STUDENTS IN GRAND FORKS AT RED RIVER HIGH SCHOOL YESTERDAY WERE SENT HOME DUE TO SNOW CAUSING PROBLEMS WITH THE ROOF. IT HAS MANY SCHOOLS CANCELLING CLASSES FOR …

03/14/2019

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Local News Wednesday March 13 2019

SUNDAY’S GRAND FORKS HERALD HAD A BRAD DOKKEN STORY ABOUT NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA SNOWMOBILE CLUBS. THERE ARE TWENTY-TWO THOUSAND MILES OF GROOMED SNOWMOBILE TRAILS IN MINNESOTA, AND LOCAL CLUBS GROOM TWENTY-ONE THOUSAND OF THOSE MILES. THE ROSEAU COUNTY TRAILBLAZERS,  LAKE OF THE WOODS DRIFTERS AND THE GRYGLA/FOURTOWN SPORTSMANS CLUB MAINTAIN ABOUT A

03/13/2019

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Local News Tuesday March 12 2019

THIS IS TOWNSHIP DAY IN MINNESOTA,  WHEN MANY TOWNSHIPS HOLD THEIR ANNUAL MEETING. THERE ARE 32 ORGANIZED TOWNSHIPS IN ROSEAU COUNTY,  AND NEARLY EIGHTEEN HUNDRED TOWNSHIPS IN THE STATE. THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL,  LAST WEEK, HEARD THAT WATER MAIN PROJECTS ARE PLANNED THIS SUMMER FOR AN AREA NEAR THE CITY CENTER AND THE CENTER STREET …

03/12/2019

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Local News Monday March 11 2019

STUDIES ON THE REMAINS OF THE MULE DEER THAT SHOT AND KILLED BY DNR OFFICIALS NORTH OF THIEF RIVER FALLS IN JANUARY TESTED POSITIVE FOR BRAIN WORM. THE ISSUE IS COMMON IN WHITE TAIL DEER, BUT NO SO MUCH IN MULE DEER. THE ANIMAL WAS ALSO TESTED FOR CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE AND CAME BACK NEGATIVE. …

03/11/2019

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Local News Friday March 8 2019

COUNTIES THROUGHOUT NORTHWEST MINNESOTA AND THE RED RIVER VALLEY ARE BUSY PREPARING FOR SPRING FLOODING, BUT THEY ALSO SAY THAT PRETTY STANDARD PROCEDURE. GRAND FORKS COUNTY IS MOVING NEARLY THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND SANDBAGS, WHILE KITTSON COUNTY IS PREPARING FIVE HUNDRED, ALONG WITH ROAD CLOSURE SIGNS, SMALL RING DIKES AND OTHER FLOOD PROTECTION TOOLS. THE

03/08/2019

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Local News Thursday March 7 2019

THE ROSEAU SCHOOL BOARD,  YESTERDAY,  APPROVED THE HIRE OF CAMERON OLSON OF ROSEAU AS BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS SUPERVISOR. HE’LL SUCCEED JEROME ZISKA,  WHO’S RETIRING THIS SUMMER.  THE BOARD ALSO HIRED PATRICK McGUIRE AS A LONG-TERM SUBSTITUTE SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER. FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MILDRED FRISLIE OF ROSEAU  (AND FORMERLY OF BADGER)  ARE

03/07/2019

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Local News Wednesday March 6 2019

THE ST PAUL PIONEER PRESS HAS HAD A WEEKLY FEATURE ON THE TOP 75 MINNESOTA BOYS HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY PLAYERS,  LEADING UP TO THIS WEEK’S  75TH STATE TOURNAMENT. WARROAD’S  HENRY BOUCHA,  DAVE CHRISTIAN AND  T. J.  OSHIE ARE ON THAT LIST;  AS WELL AS ROSEAU’S  RUBE BJORKMAN,  AND NEAL AND AARON BROTEN. NEAL WAS NUMBER …

03/06/2019

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Local News Tuesday March 5 2019

THE ROSEAU SCHOOL BOARD MEETS IN SPECIAL SESSION TOMORROW  (Noon).  AMONG OTHER THINGS,  THEY’LL HIRE A BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS SUPERINTENDENT. ROSEAU  8TH GRADER MAX WILSON IS ONE OF THE SEMIFINALISTS FOR THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC STATE GEOGRAPHY BEE. HE’LL COMPETE LATER THIS MONTH IN MINNEAPOLIS. THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL,  LAST NIGHT,  RE-APPOINTED

03/05/2019

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Local News Monday March 4 2019

THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD,  LAST WEEK   APPROVED A SECOND YEAR OF FUNDING FOR A COUNTY JAIL TRANSITION PROGRAM. NORTHWEST COMMUNITY ACTION FACILITATES THAT PROGRAM,  WHOSE GOAL IS REDUCING RECIDIVISM AT THE COUNTY JAIL. ‘WIC’  CLINICS ARE TODAY IN NEWFOLDEN;  TOMORROW IN HALLOCK;  AND WEDNESDAY AT THE WARROAD AREA COMMUNITY CENTER. THE ROSEAU CITY

03/04/2019

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