REPORTERS WITH THE GRAND FORKS HERALD SAID CROSSING THE BORDER YESTERDAY AT BOTH THE PEMBINA AND ROSEAU PORTS OF ENTRY WAS “SMOOTH”, WITH SOMEWHAT LIMITED TRAFFIC, AND PROCESSING TIMES WERE TAKING ABOUT 5 MINUTES PER CAR. THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT WEBSITE THAT LISTS WAIT TIMES AT CROSSINGS, DID SAY THE WAIT AT THE INTERNATIONAL FALLS PORT WAS OVER SEVEN HOURS.
YOUTH SOCCER IN ROSEAU SCHEDULED TO BEGIN THIS EVENING IS CANCELLED, AND THE FIRST NIGHT OF ACTION IS NOW THURSDAY. THERE WAS A DELAY IN THE ARRIVAL OF SOME OF THE NECESSARY EQUIPMENT.
WARROAD HOSTS A YELLOW ROSE 5K/10K THIS SATURDAY, AND YOU CAN LEARN MORE AND REGISTER AT YELLOWROSERACE.COM. FOOD, MUSIC, AND A MOVIE WILL OCCUR FRIDAY EVENING AS ANOTHER INSTALLMENT OF THE ALLISON PARK SUMMER SERIES.
THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLE OFFICE IN ROSEAU WILL BE CLOSED NEXT WEEK, AUGUST 16-20.
MEMORIAL SERVICES FOR HELEN CURTISS OF BAUDETTE WILL BE HELD THIS SATURDAY (2 PM) AT FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH IN BAUDETTE. VISITATION WILL BE ONE HOUR PRIOR. HELEN CURTIS PASSED AWAY IN NOVEMBER AT THE AGE OF 92.
GOVERNOR WALZ WILL LEAD A DELEGATION COMPRISED OF REPRESENTATIVES FROM APPROXIMATELY 30 MINNESOTA BUSINESSES AND ORGANIZATIONS WITHIN THE MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY, FOOD AND AG, EVIROMENTAL TECHNOLOGY AND EDUCATIONAL SECTORS ON A TRADE MISSION TO GREAT BRITAIN AND FINLAND IN NOVEMBER. THE GOAL IS TO PROMOTE MINNESOTA AS A PREMIER DESTINATION FOR BUSINESS INVESTMENT.
The University of Minnesota shifted gears on coronavirus vaccinations on Monday, saying it will require returning students to get the shots once federal regulators give full approval to vaccines. University President Joan Gabel announced the mandate in a message to students and employees on Monday. The university’s Board of Regents will need to approve the measure. The FDA has issued emergency-use approval of the Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines but full approval for the Pfizer vaccine is expected in the coming weeks. Meanwhile, the Star Tribune reported that the Minnesota State Fair was considering requiring masks at indoor attractions when the 12-day fair starts Aug. 26.
A Minnesota man has been charged with four counts of criminal vehicular homicide for crashing his car while driving drunk, resulting in the deaths of two passengers, one of whom was the son of the University of Minnesota men’s hockey coach. The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office says 51-year-old James Blue, of Orono, was intoxicated when he crashed his 2017 Bentley Flying Spur in a wooded area near Lake Minnetonka on the night of July 24.
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