ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR MOVES THAT STATES ARE MAKING TO EASE THE PAIN AT THE GAS PUMP IS TO SUSPEND STATE GAS TAXES. GEORGIA, NEW YORK AND A HANDFUL OF OTHER STATES HAVE MADE THAT MOVE, BUT A PROPOSED “GAS TAX HOLIDAY” IN MINNESOTA THAT WOULD HAVE SUSPENDED THAT TAX FROM MEMORIAL DAY TO LABOR DAY HASN’T PROGRESSED AND TOP NORTH DAKOTA LEGISLATORS SAY THEY HAVE NO PLANS OF SUSPENDING THE GAS TAX IN THE STATE, WHICH EQUATES TO 23 CENTS PER GALLON. IN MINNESOTA, THAT TAX IS 28 CENTS PER GALLON.
THE GRAND FORKS HERALD WEBSITE FEATURES A PODCAST EPISODE LOOKING AT TICK SEASON AND THE DANGERS IT PRESENTS. THE GUEST HAS BATTLED LYME DISEASE SINCE A SEEMINGLY HARMLESS TICK BITE IN 2001.
ANYONE LOOKING TO FILE AND RUN FOR THE NOW-VACANT ROSEAU COUNTY DISTRICT 1 COMMISSIONER SEAT HAS UNTIL TOMORROW AT 5 PM TO SUBMIT AN AFFIDAVIT OF CANDIDACY TO THE COUNTY AUDITOR’S OFFICE. ANYONE RUNNING FOR THAT SEAT WOULD NEED TO BE A RESIDENT OF LAKE TOWNSHIP OR THE CITY OF WARROAD. THAT WOULD BE A FOUR YEAR TERM THAT BEGINS IN JANUARY. THE SEAT BECAME VACANT DUE TO THE PASSING OF COUNTY COMMISSIONER JOHN HORNER.
A BRIDGE PROJECT ON COUNTY STATE AID HIGHWAY 13 EAST OF SALOL HAS THAT ROAD CLOSED TO THRU TRAFFIC, FROM HIGHWAY 11 SOUTH TO COUNTY STATE AID HIGHWAY 12. A DETOUR WILL BE USING COUNTY STATE AID HIGHWAY 9, WEST OF SALOL. THE ROAD CLOSURE IS EXPECTED TO LAST INTO AUGUST.
THIS IS TAKE A KID FISHING WEEKEND, FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY IN MINNESOTA. THAT IS WHEN AN ADULT CAN FISH WITHOUT A LICENSE, IF THEY ARE FISHING WITH A KID 15 YEARS OF AGE OR YOUNGER. YOUTH OF THAT AGE DO NOT REQUIRE A FISHING LICENSE AT ANY TIME OF YEAR.
NORTHBORN DAYS IS THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY IN WARROAD AT ALLISON PARK. FRIDAY FEATURES A COMMUNITY PICNIC, TALENT CONTEST, OUTDOOR MOVIE AND MORE, WITH SATURDAY BEING A DAY-LONG MUSIC FESTIVAL.
A FUNERAL SERVICE FOR ELL-KAY FOSS OF WANNASKA WILL BE HELD SATURDAY (10 AM) AT BETHESDA LUTHERAN CHURCH IN SKIME. VISITATION WILL BE HELD ONE HOUR PRIOR. BURIAL WILL FOLLOW AT BETHESDA CHURCH CEMETERY. ELL-KAY FOSS WAS 82.
A CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR CHANCY COLE JR OF WARROAD WILL BE HELD AT THE LAKE TOWNSHIP HALL IN WARROAD (2 PM) ON SATURDAY. CHANCY WAS 87.
A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR DANIEL NOGA OF BAUDETTE WILL BE HELD THIS SUNDAY (2 PM) AT THE BAUDETTE COVENANT CHURCH . DAN WAS 64.
Minnesota residents who came into work during the height of the coronavirus pandemic will soon be collecting bonus pay. Workers who are eligible for so-called hero pay began applying yesterday under the Frontline Worker Pay bill that was signed into law on April 29. They have up to 45 days to apply. A little more than 28,000 Minnesotans applied on the first day.
A missing University of Minnesota student has been found dead in the Mississippi River in St. Paul. The Pioneer Press reports that 21-year-old Abdirihman Abdifatah Ali of Prior Lake was last seen June 1 on the U of M’s West Bank. The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office’s water patrol recovered his body from the river near Harriet Island on Monday evening. Foul play is not suspected. Ali is the second U of M student found dead in the Mississippi in recent weeks.
Last modified: 06/09/2022