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LOCAL NEWS TUESDAY, JULY 2, 2019

07/02/2019

THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, LAST NIGHT, TALKED AT LENGTH ABOUT THE TWENTY-FIVE DOLLAR PER HOUR CHARGE FOR A POLICE PRESENCE AT THE CITY CENTER – FOR EVENTS THAT SERVE ALCOHOL, LIKE WEDDING DANCES.
POLICE CHIEF WARD ANDERSON SAID HIS OFFICERS DON’T WANT TO WORK FOR TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS AN HOUR.
COUNCIL MEMBERS DEBATED WHETHER THAT FEE (AND OTHER CITY CENTER FEES) SHOULD BE INCREASED, AND THEY’LL CONTINUE THE DISCUSSION NEXT MONTH.

 

24 YEAR OLD LEVI UNDEBERG OF HALMA WAS TAKEN TO A THIEF RIVER FALLS HOSPITAL WITH NON-LIFE THREATENING INJURIES AFTER A SINGLE VEHICLE CRASH EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING ON HIGHWAY 59 IN KITTSON COUNTY.
UNDEBERG HAD SWERVED TO MISS A DEER, AND ROLLED HIS GMC YUKON IN A DITCH.
THE CRASH HAPPENED JUST BEFORE FIVE A.M.

 

THE ROSEAU SCHOOL BOARD HAS A SPECIAL WORK SESSION NEXT TUESDAY EVENING TO TALK ABOUT THE FUTURE DIRECTION FOR A PROPOSED SCHOOL FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT PROJECT.
THE PROJECT WISH LIST CAME WITH A SIXTY-TWO MILLION DOLLAR PRICE TAG; BUT A WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH COMPANY SAID SURVEYS OF ROSEAU SCHOOL DISTRICT VOTERS WOULD LIKELY ONLY APPROVE A REFERENDUM BETWEEN 34 AND 41 MILLION DOLLARS.
THE SCHOOL BOARD MEETS IN REGULAR MONTHLY SESSION A WEEK FROM MONDAY.

 

ROSEAU’S FOUR SEASONS SENIOR CENTER IS CLOSED THURSDAY AND FRIDAY THIS WEEK. THEY’LL RE-OPEN NEXT MONDAY (July 8).

 

A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR FORMER WARROAD RESIDENT ARNOLD THOMPSON OF CLEARBROOK IS TOMORROW MORNING AT ELEVEN AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN WARROAD.
ARNIE THOMPSON WAS 66.

 

A SURCHARGE ON WATERCRAFT REGISTRATION INCREASED FROM FIVE DOLLARS TO TEN DOLLARS AND SIXTY CENTS YESTERDAY, WITH THE MONEY GOING TO AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES PREVENTION IN MINNESOTA.
THIS ALLOWS LOCAL A-I-S MANAGEMENT GRANTS.
ROSEAU COUNTY CONTRACTS WITH THE ROSEAU SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT FOR AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES MONITORING.

 

APPLICATIONS ARE BEING TAKEN FOR ARTS PROJECT GRANTS AND ARTS LEGACY GRANTS IN THE SEVEN COUNTY NORTHWEST MINNESOTA ARTS COUNCIL SERVICE AREA, WHICH INCLUDES ROSEAU COUNTY.
THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS AUGUST FIRST.

 

THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, LAST WEEK, REVISED IT’S WELLNESS POLICY TO ALLOW FOR AN EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION MEAL.
THAT’S ALLOWED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTE.

 

ROSEAU’S AARON HUGLEN WAS DRAFTED BY THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE BUFFALO SABRES LAST MONTH; HE SPENT LAST WEEK IN BUFFALO LEARNING ABOUT THE SABRES’ ORGANIZATION.
HUGLEN IS CURRENTLY REHABBING A BACK INJURY; HE’LL PLAY FOR THE FARGO FORCE IN THE U.S. HOCKEY LEAGUE THIS WINTER, BEFORE JOINING THE UNIVERSITY of MINNESOTA HOCKEY PROGRAM IN 2021.

 

THE PERSONAL FINANCE WEBSITE WalletHub SAYS MINNESOTA IS 10TH MOST PATRIOTIC STATE IN THE NATION, BASED ON THINGS LIKE THE AVERAGE NUMBER OF MILITARY ENLISTEES, THE SHARE OF ADULTS WHO VOTED IN 2016 AND THE NUMBER OF AMERICORPS VOLUNTEERS PER CAPITA.
THE WEBSITE SAYS NEW HAMPSHIRE IS THE MOST PATRIOTIC STATE, AND NEW JERSEY THE LEAST PATRIOTIC.

 

A ‘WIC’ CLINIC IS TODAY AT THE KITTSON COUNTY COURTHOUSE IN HALLOCK, AND TOMORROW AT THE WARROAD AREA COMMUNITY CENTER.

 

THE ROSEAU SCHOOL BOARD, LAST MONTH, APPROVED AN AGREEMENT WITH AMERICORPS FOR MATH, LITERACY AND PRESCHOOL TUTORING SERVICES.
THE ROSEAU DISTRICT HAS STRUGGLED TO FIND TUTORS; FORMER SUPERINTENDENT LARRY GUGGISBERG SAID THOSE TUTORS ARE PAID A SMALL STIPEND, BUT ARE “ESSENTIALLY VOLUNTEERS”.

 

A KIDS COUNT DATA BOOK RANKS MINNESOTA 4TH IN THE NATION FOR OVERALL CHILD WELL-BEING, BASED ON THINGS LIKE HEALTH, EDUCATION, ECONOMIC WELL-BEING AND FAMILY AND COMMUNITY.
JENNIFER BERTRAM, WITH CHILDRENS DEFENSE FUND MINNESOTA, SAYS AN ACCURATE 2020 CENSUS COUNT AFFECTS FUNDING FOR KIDS PROGRAMS LIKE HEAD START.

 

FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF SANDRA HUERD OF WARROAD ARE INVITED TO REGULAR MASS SATURDAY EVENING AT SIX AT ST MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH IN WARROAD.
SANDY HUERD DIED SATURDAY AT AGE 75.

 

A SCHEDULED OUTAGE FOR ROSEAU ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE CUSTOMERS IN MICKINOCK, BEAVER, REINE, GOLDEN VALLEY, LINSELL AND BIG GRASS TOWNSHIPS IS THIS MORNING (9-11 A.M.).
ROSEAU ELECTRIC CREWS WILL BE MOVING A LINE DUE TO CONSTRUCTION WORK ON COUNTY ROAD NINE.

 

 

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