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LOCAL NEWS TUESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2019

08/13/2019

U.S. SENATOR TINA SMITH IS IN ROSEAU TODAY,  TOURING THE POLARIS PLANT,  AND HEARING ABOUT WORKFORCE, HOUSING AND CHILDCARE CHALLENGES FACED BY THE COMPANY.

SMITH WILL ALSO MEET WITH ROSEAU CITY AND COUNTY OFFICIALS ON THE REDUCED HOURS AT THE ROSEAU PORT OF ENTRY WITH CANADA.

SENATOR SMITH WAS IN EAST GRAND FORKS, CROOKSTON AND RED LAKE FALLS YESTERDAY.

 

 

A GRAND FORKS HERALD REPORT SAYS  JENNIFER SLUKYNSKY OF WARROAD HAS PLEADED GUILTY TO CHARGES THAT SHE STOLE MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS WORTH OF GOODS FROM STREIFF SPORTING GOODS,  AND THEN SOLD THEM ONLINE.

SENTENCING IS SCHEDULED FOR MID-SEPTEMBER.

 

 

MINNESOTA AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER THOM PETERSEN WAS AT FARMFEST IN REDWOOD FALLS.

PETERSEN TOLD THE RED RIVER FARM NETWORK THAT  “WATER ISSUES FRUSTRATE FARMERS THE MOST”.

PETERSEN SAID FARM PROJECTS OFTEN UNDERGO SCRUTINY FROM SIX DIFFERENT AGENCIES, INCLUDING THE MINNESOTA POLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY AND THE BOARD OF SOIL AND WATER RESOURCES.

 

 

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR RUBIN HAGLUND OF MANTECA,  CALIFORNIA  (AND FORMERLY OF ROSEAU)  ARE TOMORROW MORNING AT ELEVEN AT ROSE FREE LUTHERAN CHURCH,  WEST OF ROSEAU.   VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR.

RUBIN HAGLUND WAS  85.

 

 

A BRAD DOKKEN STORY IN SUNDAY’S GRAND FORKS HERALD SAYS FORMER MINNESOTA  D.N.R.  COMMISSIONER TOM LANDWEHR HAS COMPILED A BOOK CALLED  “HUNTING ADVENTURES ON THE MINNESOTA FRONTIER”,  TAKEN FROM A MAGAZINE CALLED  “FOREST AND STREAM”  (THE PREDECESSOR TO FIELD AND STREAM MAGAZINE).

AMONG THE SETTINGS FOR THE STORIES IS THE ROSEAU BOG  (NOW THE ROSEAU RIVER WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA).

 

 

MAJOR CONSTRUCTION WORK AT THE ROSEAU AIRPORT GETS UNDERWAY THIS MONTH,  MEANING THE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT WILL BE CLOSED FOR PERIODS OF TIME.

 

 

THE MINNESOTA  D.N.R. IS HOSTING OPEN HOUSE MEETINGS ON DEER AND DEER MANAGEMENT THIS MONTH AND NEXT IN NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA.

THE FIRST OF THOSE MEETINGS IS THIS  EVENING (6-8 PM)  AT THE WARROAD D.N.R. BUILDING;  ANOTHER IS THURSDAY EVENING  (6-8 PM)  AT THE LAKE OF THE WOODS SCHOOL IN BAUDETTE.

THE D.N.R.  CREATED A STATEWIDE DEER ADVISORY GROUP EARLIER THIS YEAR

 

 

THE WORLD PLOUGHING COMPETITION IS THE END OF THIS MONTH  (August 29-31)  JUST SOUTH OF BAUDETTE;

AND ROSEAU DAY  (AS PART OF THAT EVENT)  IS AUGUST 26TH.

ORGANIZERS ARE PROJECTING MORE THAN TEN THOUSAND VISITORS TO LAKE OF THE WOODS COUNTY FOR THE EVENT.

JOHN GAARD IS PRESIDENT OF THE U.S. PLOUGHING ORGANIZATION;  HE SAYS SOME COUNTRIES ARE PERENNIAL FAVORITES ….

 

 

SATURDAY’S  ROSEAU RELAY FOR LIFE,  AN AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY FUNDRAISER,  WAS POSTPONED BY RAIN FOR A SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR.

ORGANIZERS WILL MEET TO DETERMINE AN ALTERNATE DATE.

 

 

THE UNIVERSITY of MINNESOTA EXTENSION REGIONAL SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIPS FUNDED A NUMBER OF PROJECTS IN NORTHWEST MINNESOTA IN FISCAL YEAR 2019;   INCLUDING THE ROSEAU RIVER WATER RECREATION TRAIL …  A NORTHWEST COMMUNITY ACTION ENERGY EFFICIENT LIGHTING PROJECT ….  AND THE LAKE OF THE WOODS ‘KEEP IT CLEAN’ INITIATIVE,  ADDRESSING THE IMPACT OF ICE FISHING.

 

 

THE PERSONAL FINANCE WEBSITE  WalletHub  SAYS MINNESOTA IS THE 5TH BEST STATE IN WHICH TO HAVE A BABY.  THAT’S BASED ON MEASURES LIKE PEDIATRICIANS PER CAPITA, AND HEALTH CARE ACCESSIBILITY.    VERMONT WAS NUMBER ONE,  AND NORTH DAKOTA 3RD ON THAT LIST.

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