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LOCAL NEWS THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 2019

08/08/2019

THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL,  THIS WEEK,  APPROVED DOUBLING THE PAY RATE FOR POLICE OFFICERS WHO STAFF CITY CENTER EVENTS AT WHICH ALCOHOL IS SERVED.

THAT AMOUNT HAD BEEN TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS PER HOUR,  BUT POLICE CHIEF WARD ANDERSON SAID HIS OFF-DUTY OFFICERS WEREN’T INTERESTED IN WORKING FOR THAT AMOUNT;  IT’S NOW  FIFTY DOLLARS PER HOUR.

THE CITY WILL DIVERT CITY CENTER FEE AND BAR FEE MONIES TO PAY THE ADDITIONAL DOLLARS.

 

 

“THE LOST WOODSMEN”  ARE IN CONCERT THIS EVENING AT ROSEAU’S RIVERVIEW PARK GAZEBO.

“THE LOST WOODSMEN”  ARE JEP FATOR AND MONTE SCHAFFER,  FROM THE INTERNATIONAL FALLS AREA.

 

 

MINNESOTA SENATORS AMY KLOBUCHAR AND TINA SMITH  (BOTH DEMOCRATS) AND CHUCK GRASSLEY,  AN IOWA REPUBLICAN –  HAVE ANNOUNCED THEIR  FAMILY FARMER RELIEF ACT IS HEADED FOR THE PRESIDENT’S DESK FOR SIGNATURE.  THE LEGISLATION RAISES THE CHAPTER 12 OPERATING DEBT CAP TO TEN MILLION DOLLARS,  ALLOWING MORE FAMILY FARMERS TO SEEK DEBT RELIEF UNDER THAT PROGRAM.

 

 

A POLARIS  65TH  ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION IS NEXT WEEKEND  (August 16-18)  IN ROSEAU.

THERE’S A VINTAGE MACHINES EXHIBIT ON SATURDAY,  AUGUST 17TH AT MEMORIAL ARENA.

DAVID LEE IS ONE OF THE ORGANIZERS OF THAT EVENT;  HE SAYS THERE ARE SO MANY VINTAGE POLARIS MACHINES THAT THE SHOW WILL EXPAND BEYOND MEMORIAL ARENA.

 

 

A  ‘WIC’ CLINIC IS TODAY AT THE RED LAKE FALLS COMMUNITY CENTER.

 

 

THE TWENTY-SEVEN MILE WILDLIFE DRIVE THROUGH THE ROSEAU RIVER  W.M.A.  IS OPEN THIS WEEKEND FOR THE FINAL TIME IN  2019.

THAT VEHICLE ACCESS IS GRANTED EACH SUMMER FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME,  GENERALLY STARTING WITH COUNTY FAIR WEEK.

 

 

A FUNERAL SERVICE FOR FORMER ROSEAU RESIDENT HELEN DAVIDSON OF MOORHEAD IS THIS MORNING AT ELEVEN  AT OUR SAVIOR’S LUTHERAN CHURCH IN MOORHEAD.

HELEN DAVIDSON WAS  87.

 

 

THE ANNUAL RELAY FOR LIFE,  WHICH RAISES MONEY FOR THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY,  IS SATURDAY EVENING  (4-10 PM)  AT ROSEAU’S RIVERVIEW PARK.

 

 

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR JAY GARTHUS OF HOLT ARE MONDAY MORNING AT ELEVEN AT NAZARETH LUTHERAN CHURCH IN HOLT.

VISITATION IS SUNDAY EVENING  (5-7 PM)  WITH A SEVEN O’CLOCK PRAYER SERVICE AT THE CHURCH.

JAY GARTHUS WAS  84.

 

 

A SURFACE REPAIR PROJECT ON HIGHWAY ELEVEN NEAR INDUS STARTS MONDAY.

CONSTRUCTION WILL GO THROUGH SEPTEMBER, CAUSING SHORT-TERM DELAYS FOR DRIVERS.

CREWS WILL REMOVE A FROST HEAVE, AND ABOUT ONE MILE OF HIGHWAY WILL BE GRAVEL FOR SEVERAL WEEKS.

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