MINNESOTA’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE CONTINUES TO SET RECORD LOWS, AS IN JUNE, UNEMPLOYMENT WAS AT JUST 1.8%, DOWN TWO TENTHS OF A PERCENTAGE POINT FROM MAY. THE RATE IN MINNESOTA IS ALSO HALF OF THE NATIONAL UNEMPLOYMENT RATE.
THE OTTERTAIL POWER COMPANY HAS A PLANNED POWER OUTAGE THAT WILL AFFECT THE CITY OF BADGER ON TUESDAY. IT IS SCHEDULED TO BEGIN AT 9 AM, AND COULD LAST 4-6 HOURS.
THERE IS AN ATV MUD RUN PLANNED FOR NEXT SATURDAY IN PINEY. THERE WILL BE AN ADULT DIVISION, BUT ALSO RACING FOR YOUTH, WITH FREE CAMPING, FOOD, AND PRIZE MONEY. YOU CAN EITHER PRE-REGISTER OR REGISTER THE DAY OF.
THIS WEEK A GROUNDBREAKING WAS HELD FOR THE WARROAD TO BELTRAMI ISLAND STATE FOREST MULTI-USE TRAIL. CONNECTING THE CITY TO THE STATE FOREST IS PHASE 1, WITH ADDITIONAL CONNECTIONS THROUGH THE CITY AS PHASE 2, AND THEN EVENTUALLY CONNECTING THE PATH TO RAINY RIVER RESORTS AND LAKE OF THE WOODS COUNTY AS PHASE 3.
A MAY 18 GENERAL ELECTION FOR RED LAKE NATION PROVIDED NO CLEAR WINNERS AS NO SINGLE CANDIDATE RECEIVED MORE THAN 50 PERCENT OF THE VOTE, SO THE TWO HIGHEST CANDIDATES FOR POSITIONS MOVED TO A JULY 20 RUNOFF ELECTION. IN THEIR ANNOUNCEMENT OF UNOFFICIAL RESULTS: DARRELL SEKI SR WON THE RACE FOR TRIBAL CHAIRMAN, AS DISTRICT CANDIDATES, HARLOW SPEARS WILL REPRESENT LITTLE ROCK, ROBERT LEE MAY FOR RED LAKE, EUGENE STANDINGCLOUD FOR PENEMAH, AND HAROLD GRAVES FOR REDBY.
A 42-YEAR OLD BALL CLUB WOMAN HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH SECOND DEGREE INTENTIONAL MURDER AND ARSON FOR EVENT NEAR RIVER ON MONDAY. AUTHORITIES RESPONDED TO A CALL OF A CAMPER ON FIRE, AND EVENTUALLY DISCOVERED A DECEASED MALE, WITH INJURIES UNRELATED TO THE FIRE. CRYSTAL MARIE WILSON IS CHARGED WITH CRIMES, AFTER SHE WAS IDENTIFIED AS SUSPECT THROUGH INTERVIEWING OTHERS IN THE COMMUNITY. SHE EXPLAINED TO AUTHORITIES THAT SHE WAS WITH THE DECEASED IN THE CAMPER LATE SUNDAY, WHERE AFTER DOING DRUGS, SHE BEGAN TO BELIEVE TEH VICTIM WAS GOING TO ATTACK HER, AND ADMITTED TO STABBING HIM MULTIPLE TIMES.
THERE IS LIVE MUSIC IN DOWNTOWN HALLOCK THIS EVENING AT 7:00 WITH A PERFORMANCE FROM PAIGE SHANNON.
CITIZENS STATE BANK IN ROSEAU HAS A CUSTOMER APPRECIATION PICNIC ON TUESDAY FROM 4-7 IN THE BANK PARKING LOT.
RELAY FOR LIFE OF ROSEAU COUNTY IS RAPIDLY APPROACHING. THAT EVENT IS AUGUST 4TH, USING ROSEAU’S RIVERVIEW PARK.
TODAY IS THE FINAL DAY OF THE ROSEAU COUNTY FAIR, WITH THE DEMOLITION DERBY AND FIREWORKS SPONSORED BY POLARIS.
A Memorial service for Wesley W. Paulsen of Greenbush, MN will be held on Monday, July 25, 2022 at Helgeson Funeral Home in Roseau, MN at 11:00 AM. Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 24, 2022 from 5-7 PM at Helgeson Funeral Home in Roseau, MN and also one hour prior to the service at the chapel on Monday.
Wesley Passed away on Friday, July 15, 2022 at the age of 77.
Randy Eugene Sandstrom of Roseau, MN passed away peacefully at his home on February 22, 2022 at the age of 69.
To honor Randy’s love of his home and his frequent statement of “If they want to see me, they will have to come here”, a gathering and Celebration of Life will be held at his residence in Malung on Saturday, July 23rd at 1 p.m.. The address is 40989 County Road 2, Roseau.
A Funeral Service for Evelyn Berry will be held on Saturday, July 23rd at The Warroad Union Church at 10:00am with a visitation an hour prior. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery in Warroad.
Evelyn was 94.
Last modified: 07/22/2022