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LOCAL NEWS MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2019

09/09/2019

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SALES OF MINNESOTA AGRICULTURE,  MINING AND MANUFACTURING EXPORTS FELL  FOUR PERCENT IN THE SECOND QUARTER OF  2019,  WHEN COMPARED WITH THE SECOND QUARTER OF LAST YEAR.

THE GREATEST DROP  (19%)  WAS IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA.

EXPORTS DID INCREASE TO NATIONS LIKE  JAPAN  (6%),  GERMANY  (8%)  AND AUSTRALIA  (19%).

MINNESOTA’S LARGEST EXPORT MARKETS ARE CANADA AND CHINA.

 

THE WARROAD SCHOOLS/  LOCAL INDIAN EDUCATION COMMITTEE  MEETS WEDNESDAY EVENING  (5 PM)  AT THE SCHOOL DISTRICT CONFERENCE ROOM,  AS THEY ELECT LEADERSHIP FOR THAT GROUP.

ALL ARE WELCOME,  AND LAWRENCE NORWEGIAN HAS MORE INFORMATION       ( 386-6097 ).

 

THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL MEETS THIS EVENING.

THEY’LL SET THEIR PRELIMINARY LEVY FOR 2020,  AS REQUIRED BY THE STATE OF MINNESOTA.

UPGRADE WORK CONTINUES AT THE ROSEAU AIRPORT; THAT MUNICIPAL AIRFIELD IS SOMEWHAT UNIQUE IN GREATER MINNESOTA.

 

 

A WASHINGTON POST STORY SAYS EARTH’S AVERAGE TEMPERATURES HAVE WARMED BY NEARLY TWO DEGREES FAHRENHEIT OVER THE PAST CENTURY.

BUT THE AVERAGE ANNUAL TEMPERATURE IS UP BY MORE THAN DOUBLE THAT  (4.3 DEGREES)  IN ROSEAU AND KITTSON COUNTIES.

KENNY BLUMENFELD IS A SENIOR CLIMATOLOGIST AT THE MINNESOTA STATE CLIMATOLOGY OFFICE;  HE SAYS NORTHERN MINNESOTA IS MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO FAST-RISING TEMPERATURES BECAUSE OF IT’S LONGER WINTERS AND LONGER NIGHTS.

 

THE FIRST OF THE NORTHERN LIGHTS ASSOCIATION CONCERTS WAS LAST NIGHT AT THE ROSEAU SCHOOL THEATRE,  FEATURING THE NASHVILLE-BASED  ANNIE MOSES BAND.    OTHER SHOWS IN THIS YEAR’S SERIES INCLUDE A CLASSICAL VIOLINIST,  A FAMILY COMEDIAN AND A  CHICAGO TRIBUTE BAND.

CRAIG RISNESS,  WITH ALLIED CONCERT SERVICES, WHICH PROVIDES THE ENTERTAINMENT OPTIONS FOR ROSEAU’S NORTHERN LIGHTS BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO CHOOSE FROM.

 

THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD HAS APPROVED CONTRACTS WITH KRAUS/ANDERSON OF BEMIDJI TO OVERSEE THE DEMOLITION OF THE FORMER LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER,  AND FOR PRE-CONSTRUCTION SERVICES FOR THE RENOVATION OF THAT BUILDING.

 

THE MOST RECENT EDITION OF THE NORTHWEST MINNESOTA FOUNDATION’S  “RESOURCE”  MAGAZINE HAS A FEATURE ON WARROAD,  WHICH IS ONE OF TWO COMMUNITIES INVOLVED IN THE FOUNDATION’S  COMMUNITIES THRIVE PROGRAM.

THE WARROAD AREA COMMUNITY FUND RECENTLY ANNOUNCED GRANT RECIPIENTS FOR THIS YEAR –  THEY INCLUDE THE WARROAD HERITAGE CENTER,  THE LAUNCH OF FOLK SCHOOL WARROAD,  AND A LAO TRADITIONAL DANCE AND ART PROGRAM.

 

LIFECARE MEDICAL CENTER MATTER OF BALANCE CLASSES START TOMORROW MORNING AT NORTH STAR APARTMENTS IN ROSEAU.  THEY’RE FREE, AND WILL BE HELD TUESDAY MORNINGS THROUGH THE END OF OCTOBER;

AND WEDNESDAY MORNINGS AT THE GREENBUSH COMMUNITY CENTER.

 

A THIRD ANNUAL WANNASKA LIONS CORN FEED IS TOMORROW EVENING          (4-7:30 PM)  AT THE WANNASKA COMMUNITY CENTER.

 

THE ROSEAU/ LAKE OF THE WOODS SPORTSMANS CLUB HAS IT’S  13TH ANNUAL     A-T-V  FUN RUN SATURDAY MORNING AT CARP’S PIT RECREATION AREA SOUTH OF ROOSEVELT.

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