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LOCAL NEWS FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 2019

08/16/2019

VIKINGS FANS AT US BANK STADIUM THIS SEASON MAY NOTICE AN INCREASED PRECENSE BY POLARIS. AN AREA FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE HYUNDAI CLUB, IS NOW THE POLARIS CLUB, THAT WILL REFLECT POLARIS’MODERNIZED BRAND AND HIGHLIGHT THE DEPTH OF THE IR PRODUCT LINE. IT WILL SHOWCASE NEW VEHICLES AND OFFER UNIQUE ENGAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES.

 

THE THIEF RIVER FALLS CITY AUDITORIUM IS LOOKING TO GET A NEW LEASE ON LIFE. THE PLAN INCLUDES TURNING THE AUDITORIUM, BUILT IN 1934, INTO A COMMUNITY CENTER WITH THREE FLOORS OF USES THAT WOULD INCLUDE AN ART GALLERY, DAYCARE AND A LEARNING ROOM WHERE BUSINESSES OR INDIVIDUALS COULD WORK ON ART AND TECHNOLOGY PROJECTS. THE BUILDING HAS A NUMBER OF PROBLEMS THAT WOULD REQUIRE ATTENTION, AND THE PLAN IS FAR FROM APPROVED, BUT COMMITTEE MEMBERS SAY THE HISTORY OF THE BUILDING, BUILT IN 1934, ARE AN IMPORTANT REASON TO PRESERVE IT.

 

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION DAYS ARE SEPTEMBER 5TH IN WARROAD, SEPTEMBER 12TH IN ROSEAU, AND SEPTEMBER 13TH IN BADGER AND GREENBUSH.

 

MINNESOTA’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE ROSE SLIGHTLY IN JULY, FROM 3.3 TO 3.4 PERCENT. THAT SNAPS FOUR CONSECUTIVE MONTHS OF GAINS IN THE JOBS DEPARTMENT. THIS STILL REMAINS BENEATH THE NATION UNEMPLOYMENT RATE OF 3.7 PERCENT.

 

MINNESOTA AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER THOM PETERSEN WAS AT FARMFEST IN REDWOOD FALLS.
PETERSEN TOLD THE RED RIVER FARM NETWORK THAT  “WATER ISSUES FRUSTRATE FARMERS THE MOST”.
PETERSEN SAID FARM PROJECTS OFTEN UNDERGO SCRUTINY FROM SIX DIFFERENT AGENCIES, INCLUDING THE MINNESOTA POLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY AND THE BOARD OF SOIL AND WATER RESOURCES.

 

SUNDAY’S GRAND FORKS HERALD SAYS LAKE OF THE WOODS IS PRODUCING LARGE NUMBERS OF LARGE WALLEYES, IN THE 27 AND 28 INCH RANGE THIS SUMMER.
D.N.R. FISHERIES SUPERVISOR PHIL TALMAGE IN BAUDETTE SAYS THAT’S THE RESULT OF STRONG WALLEYE NUMBERS FROM THE 2011 AND 2013 YEAR CLASSES.

 

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR DELORIS LORENSON OF THIEF RIVER FALLS AND FORMERLY OF STARTHCONA AND GREENBUSH WILL BE HELD THIS SATURDAY (11 AM) AT GRACE EVANGELICAL CHURCH OF STRATHCONA. VISITATION IS TOMORROW AFTER 6:00 WITH A 7:00 PRAYER SERVICE, AND ALSO ONE HOUR PRIOR TO SATURDAY’S SERVICE. BURIAL WILL BE AT LORENSON FAMILY CEMETERY IN RURAL STRATHCONA. DELORES LORENSON WAS 87.

 

THE 65TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION FOR POLARIS INDUSTRIES BEGINS TODAY. THEY WELCOME THOSE WHO WOULD LIKE TO TOUR THE PLANT AT BOTH 1:00 AND 2:00, AND A COMMUNITY COOKOUT IS AT ROSEAU’S RIVERVIEW PARK BEGINNING AT 5:00.

 

PRAIRIE FIRE CHILDREN’S THEATRE IS IN BAUDETTE THIS WEEK, WITH PERFORMANCES OF “ALICE IN WONDERLAND” FRIDAY EVENING AND SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT THE LAKE OF THE WOODS SCHOOL AUDITORIUM.

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