A FATAL UTV ACCIDENT OCCURRED IN THE EARLY MORNING HOURS THURSDAY ON COUNTY ROAD 5 SOUTH OF WARROAD. A 13-YEAR OLD FEMALE JUVENILE WAS EJECTED FROM THE UTV, TRANSFERRED TO LIFECARE MEDICAL CENTER IN ROSEAU AND PRONOUNCED DEAD. THE ACCIDENT REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION BY THE ROSEAU COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE.
A TOWN HALL MEETING WILL BE HELD THIS FRIDAY AT THE ALLISON PARK PAVILION IN WARROAD WITH CONGRESSWOMAN MICHELLE FISHBACH, ALONG WITH REPRESENTATIVE JOHN BURKEL AND SENATOR MARK JOHNSON. IT BEGINS AT 12:30, AND IS OPEN TO ALL TO ATTEND, BUT A RESERVATION IS NEEDED. YOU CAN DO SO BY CALLING STEVE HAGEN AT 218-242-0330 OR ONLINE AT NWMNREPUBLICANWOMEN.COM
LIFECARE MEDICAL CENTER IS NO LONGER OFFERING COVID-19 TESTING SIMPLY FOR TRAVEL CLEARANCE. THE AT-HOME VAULT SALVIA TESTING KITS ARE AVAILABLE AT ALTRU CLINICS IN ROSEAU, WARROAD, AND GREENBUSH AND CAN BE ORDERED ONLINE. ONCE SUBMITTED, YOU RECEIVE THOSE RESULTS WITHIN 24-48 HOURS.
MEMORIAL SERVICES FOR BETTY KEELER OF WARROAD WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY (10 AM) AT ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH IN WARROAD. VISITATION WILL BE MONDAY EVENING (5-7) WITH A 7:00 PRAYER SERVICE AT HELGEOSN FUNERAL HOME IN ROSEAU. BETTY KEELER WAS 60.
GOVERNOR TIM WALZ YESTERDAY AUTHORIZED THE NATIONAL GUARD TO ASSIST WITH WILDFIRE RELIEF ACROSS NORTHERN MINNESOTA. THIS COMES IN A SUMMER WHERE THE STATE HAS SEEN ABNORMALLY HIGH TEMPERATURES AND EXTREME DROUGHT. LAST MONTH, WALZ MET WITH THE PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT TO DISCUSS THE STATE’S CONDITION.
GOVERNOR WALZ ALSO EXTENDED THE WINDOW FOR NEWLY VACCINATED PEOPLE TO RECEIVE THE $100 VISA CARD INCENTIVE. DURING THE INITIAL PERIOD, OVER 55,000 MINNESOTANS HAD REGISTERED TO RECEIVE THAT INCENTIVE. THE PROGRAM HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH AUGUST 22ND.
Sheriff’s officials say an accidental shooting at a residence in Cass County has taken the life of a 3-year-old girl. Sheriff Tom Burch reports deputies responded to the home in Bena about 4 a.m. Friday and learned that the toddler had been shot by a 5-year-old boy in the residence. Burch says family members began rushing the girl to Essentia Health hospital in Deer River and were intercepted by Deer River ambulance. The child was pronounced dead at the hospital, despite live-saving efforts.
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