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LOCAL NEWS FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2019

07/12/2019

THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, LAST WEEK, HEARD THAT AN APPROACH LIGHTING PROJECT AT THE ROSEAU MUNICIPAL AIRPORT WILL LIKELY COST UPWARDS OF A MILLION DOLLARS.
THE ORIGINAL BUDGET ESTIMATE WAS AROUND SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS.
THAT WOULD NEARLY DOUBLE THE LOCAL SHARE OF THE COST.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR TODD PETERSON TOLD THE COUNCIL “IF WE DON’T DO THIS, ALL THE OTHER AIRPORT WORK HAS BEEN FOR NOTHING”.

 

THE ROSEAU SCHOOL BOARD MEETS MONDAY EVENING.
THE BOARD, THIS WEEK, HELD A WORK SESSION TO CONSIDER NEXT STEPS IN THEIR PROPOSED FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT PROJECT.

THE FIRST WARROAD MARKET OF THE SUMMER IS TOMORROW IN THE GREEN SPACE BEHIND THE MAINSTREET BAR AND GRILL.

MARKETS ARE HELD THE SECOND SATURDAY IN JULY, AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER (9 A.M. TO 2 P.M.).

 

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR PAULEEN JORGENSON OF ROSEAU IS THIS MORNING AT ELEVEN AT CONCORDIA LUTHERAN CHURCH AT ROSS. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR.
PAULEEN JORGENSON WAS 67.

 

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR WILLIE HEPPNER OF WARROAD ARE THIS MORNING AT ELEVEN AT THE WARROAD AREA COMMUNITY CENTER.
WILLIE HEPPNER WAS 69.

 

A FUNERAL SERVICE FOR ERIC BENDICKSON OF WARROAD IS TOMORROW MORNING AT TEN AT ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH IN WARROAD. VISITATION IS THIS EVENING (5-7 PM) WITH A SEVEN O’CLOCK PRAYER SERVICE AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN WARROAD.
ERIC BENDICKSON WAS 36.

 

THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, THIS WEEK, APPROVED THE SALE OF TWO TAX-FORFEITED BUILDING LOTS TO THE CITY OF ROSEAU. THOSE LOTS, ON 5TH AVENUE NORTHEAST AND ON EAST CENTER STREET, WILL BE USED FOR CONSTRUCTION OF NEW HOMES BY A ROSEAU SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION CLASS OVER THE NEXT TWO YEARS.

 

THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE IS EXTENDING A DEADLINE TO FILE CROP ACREAGE REPORTS TO JULY 22ND, FOR MINNESOTA AG PRODUCERS AFFECTED BY FLOODING THIS SPRING AND SUMMER.

 

THE QUIN COUNTY BOARD AND ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETS MONDAY AFTERNOON AT LIFECARE MANOR IN GREENBUSH.

 

THE RED RIVER FARM NETWORK REPORTS LAND VALUES REMAIN LARGELY STEADY IN NORTHWEST MINNESOTA, DESPITE ANOTHER YEAR OF FALLING FARM INCOME.
BROKER JAYSON MENKE TELLS THE FARM NETWORK THE REASON IS A LIMITED SUPPLY OF LAND ON THE MARKET.

 

THE MINNESOTA D.N.R. STARTS A TWO-YEAR PILOT PROJECT MONDAY, AS THEY OPEN THE MOOSE RIVER DIKE ROAD TO ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE TRAFFIC FOR TWO MONTHS.
JOHN WILLIAMS IS THE NORTHWEST REGIONAL WILDLIFE MANAGER FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES.
WILLIAMS SAYS HIGHWAY-LICENSED VEHICLE USE OF THAT DIKE ROAD HAS BEEN MINIMAL IN PAST YEARS.

 

THE ROSEAU COUNTY FAIR IS NINE DAYS AWAY, OPENING JULY 21ST WITH CHURCH NIGHT AT THE FAIR.
GRANDSTAND ENTERTAINMENT THIS YEAR INCLUDES THE COMEDY DUO WILLIAMS AND REE, WHO’LL APPEAR AT THE ROSEAU FAIR FOR A THIRD TIME.

 

MINNESOTA D.N.R. FORESTRY SAYS ROADS IN THE LOST RIVER STATE FOREST (NORTHEAST OF ROSEAU) ARE CLOSED UNTIL RECENT FLOODWATERS RECEDE.

 

SIX ROSEAU COUNTY RESIDENTS WILL UNDERGO A SERIES OF RABIES SHOTS, AFTER BEING EXPOSED TO A RABID BABY FOX.
RABIES WAS CONFIRMED IN THE FOX LAST FRIDAY (July 5).
THE MINNESOTA BOARD OF ANIMAL HEALTH IS ALSO RECOMMENDING THREE DOGS BE QUARANTINED FOR SIX MONTHS, DUE TO CONTACT WITH A POTENTIALLY RABID SKUNK.
THE BABY FOX APPARENTLY BIT A WOMAN WHO HAD PUT IT IN A KENNEL IN NORTHERN ROSEAU COUNTY.

 

ROSEAU NATIVE AMANDA FREDERICKSON AND SEVERAL CLASSMATES FROM CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK WILL BE AT THE ROSEAU CITY CENTER MONDAY EVENING (5:30-8:30 PM) WITH AN INTERACTIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP CALLED THE DEFROST PROJECT.
THERE’S NO COST TO PARTICIPATE, AND SHE SAYS ALL ARE WELCOME.
AMANDA FREDERICKSON IS TEACHING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN THE BRONX AS SHE ATTENDS C.U.N.Y.

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