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LOCAL NEWS MONDAY, MAY 13, 2019

05/13/2019

THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, LAST WEEK, HEARD ABOUT A REGIONAL WORKFORCE INITIATIVE MEETING; INVOLVING PRIVATE EMPLOYERS LIKE POLARIS INDUSTRIES, MARVIN WINDOWS AND DOORS, CENTRAL BOILER AND LAKEWOOD HEALTH CENTER IN BAUDETTE.
A CONSULTING FIRM CALLED “GOLDEN SHOVEL” IS PROPOSING PROACTIVE PROMOTION AND MARKETING OF ROSEAU AND LAKE OF THE WOODS COUNTIES TO PROSPECTIVE NEW RESIDENTS.
TONY PEKAREK, FROM POLARIS, SAYS THERE ARE NUMEROUS REASONS SOMEBODY WOULD CHOOSE TO LIVE IN NORTHERN MINNESOTA.

FIRST HALF TAXES ON ALL REAL ESTATE AND PERSONAL PROPERTY ARE DUE BY WEDNESDAY AT THE ROSEAU COUNTY TREASURER’S OFFICE.

 

MINNESOTA EMPLOYERS HAD NEARLY 137 THOUSAND JOB VACANCIES IN THE FOURTH QUARTER OF LAST YEAR, UP TWENTY PERCENT FROM THE SAME PERIOD IN 2017.
JOB VACANCIES IN GREATER MINNESOTA WERE UP THIRTY-FOUR PERCENT.
ORIANE CASALE, AN ASSISTANT DIRECTOR AT THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, SAYS THE REASON IS BABY BOOMER RETIREMENTS COMBINED WITH A STRONG ECONOMY.

 

THE MINNESOTA BUSINESS TAX EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP HAS A SEMINAR WEDNESDAY MORNING (8:30 A.M. to Noon) AT THE ROSEAU CITY CENTER ON EMPLOYMENT TAX BASICS AND UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE.
OTHER SEMINARS ARE TOMORROW AT RAINY RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN INTERNATIONAL FALLS; AND THURSDAY AT NORTHLAND COLLEGE IN THIEF RIVER FALLS.

 

REGISTRATION FOR ROSEAU YOUTH BALL IS OPEN UNTIL MAY 24TH; AND THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR ADULT SOFTBALL IS NEXT MONDAY (May 20).
THE SEASONS FOR BOTH START THE FIRST WEEK OF JUNE.
REGISTRATION IS ONLINE, OR FORMS CAN BE PRINTED FROM THE CITY OF ROSEAU WEBSITE.

 

THE ROSEAU HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR CONCERT IS WEDNESDAY EVENING.

 

NOMINATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE A.A.R.P. MINNESOTA FIFTY OVER FIFTY LIST; WHICH HONORS PEOPLE OVER AGE FIFTY WHO ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THEIR COMMUNITIES.
TODAY IS THE DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS; THE ANNUAL LIST STARTED IN 2016.

 

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR BILL HAGEN OF RURAL SALOL IS THIS MORNING AT ELEVEN AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN ROSEAU. BURIAL IS AT SPRUCE CEMETERY AT A LATER DATE.
BILL HAGEN WAS 81.

 

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR BARRY WESTERLUND OF BAUDETTE IS TOMORROW MORNING AT ELEVEN AT FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH IN BAUDETTE.
VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR. MILITARY HONORS ARE BY THE BAUDETTE VETERANS CEREMONIAL SQUAD.
BARRY WESTERLUND WAS 71.

 

A ROSEAU HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS BREAKFAST WAS LAST WEEK.
DISTINGUISHED ATHLETE AWARDS WENT TO KIANA FLAIG AND JORDAN MOSER;
A TWENTY-FIVE HUNDRED DOLLAR VERNON PICK FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP WAS GIVEN TO LUKE TANGEN;
KIANA FLAIG AND MADICYN HOLMGREN RECEIVED THE ALLISON MARVIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS;
AND BOYS AND GIRLS STATE DELEGATES TO STATE CONVENTIONS THIS SUMMER ARE CHLOE JOHNSON AND JACOB KALLIS.

 

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR KENNETH PHILPOT OF ROSEVILLE, MINNESOTA (AND FORMERLY OF BAUDETTE) WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE AT SACRED HEART CATHOLIC CHURCH IN BAUDETTE.
KENNETH PHILPOT WAS 58.

 

38 YEAR OLD JASON WILLIAMS OF FOSSTON WAS TAKEN TO A THIEF RIVER FALLS HOSPITAL WITH NON-LIFE THREATENING INJURIES AFTER A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT LAST NIGHT AT ABOUT 10:20 P.M. ON HIGHWAY 59, SOUTH OF NEWFOLDEN.
WILLIAMS WAS NORTHBOUND, WENT OFF THE ROAD AND ROLLED, HITTING A POWER POLE.

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