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LOCAL NEWS TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2019

06/11/2019

ROBERT FOLEY,  SENIOR WILL BE INDUCTED IN THE ROSEAU COMMUNITY SCHOOL HALL OF FAME THIS FALL.    FOLEY IS ONLY THE SECOND INDUCTEE SINCE  2001;  THE MOST RECENT INDUCTEE WAS MARIE COMSTOCK IN 2012.

FOLEY IS GOING IN THE COMMUNITY SCHOOL HALL OF FAME FOR HIS PAST AND CONTINUED COMMITMENT TO THE CITY OF ROSEAU.  HE WAS THE LONGTIME PRESIDENT OF CITIZENS STATE BANK.

THE FIRST TWO COMMUNITY SCHOOL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES WERE  FORMER COUNTY 4H PROGRAM COORDINATOR DELORES ANDOL  (IN 1986)  AND FORMER U.S. SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE BOB BERGLAND  (IN 1987).

 

THE PRESIDENT AND  C.E.O. OF ENTERPRISE MINNESOTA,  BOB KILL,  RECENTLY SPOKE IN OWATONNA ON A STATE OF MANUFACTURING SURVEY.

KILL SAID AN IMMINENT WORKFORCE SHORTAGE REMAINS THE FOCAL POINT.

 

THE WEBSITE  WalletHub  SAYS MINNESOTA IS THE 7TH MOST FUN STATE IN AMERICA,  BASED ON THINGS LIKE THE COST OF MOVIES,  ACCESSIBILITY OF NATIONAL PARKS AND CASINOS PER CAPITA.

THE TOP FOUR ARE CALIFORNIA,  FLORIDA,  NEW YORK AND WASHINGTON.

SOUTH DAKOTA IS  31ST AND NORTH DAKOTA  40TH ACCORDING TO THE WEBSITE.

 

MINNESOTA GOVERNOR TIM WALZ AND COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION MARY CATHRYN RICKER HELD A PRESS CONFERENCE YESTERDAY IN WHICH THEY DECLARED MINNESOTA  “THE EDUCATION STATE”.

WALZ SAID INVESTMENTS FROM THE 2019 LEGISLATIVE SESSION WILL BOLSTER PUBLIC EDUCATION IN MINNESOTA.

 

A FUNERAL SERVICE FOR HILMA  “VICKIE”  TEMPLE OF ROSEAU IS THIS MORNING AT ELEVEN AT MESSIAH LUTHERAN CHURCH IN ROSEAU.

VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR.   BURIAL IS AT OAK HILL CEMETERY.

VICKIE  TEMPLE  WAS  93.

 

A  WILD THINGS ZOO ATTRACTION IS THIS AFTERNOON  (3:30 PM)  AT THE ROSEAU PUBLIC LIBRARY.

 

THE U.S. CENSUS BUREAU IS REQUESTING ROSEAU COUNTY CREATE A CENSUS COMMITTEE,  AHEAD OF NEXT YEAR’S EVERY-TEN-YEAR COUNT.

ANDREW VIRDEN WORKS FOR THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION;   HE SAYS THE CENSUS INFORMATION IS IMPORTANT FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS.

A CENSUS HAS BEEN CONDUCTED IN THE UNITED STATES EVERY TEN YEARS SINCE  1790.

 

U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION REPORT THAT PHOTOS OF TRAVELERS HAVE BEEN COMPROMISED IN A CYBER-ATTACK.

THE IMAGES INCLUDE PICTURES OF TRAVELER’S FACES AND LICENSE PLATES.

THE AGENCY PROCESSES NEARLY SEVEN HUNDRED THOUSAND INCOMING LAND TRAVELERS EVERY DAY,  FROM CANADA AND MEXICO.

 

ROSEAU COMMUNITY EDUCATION IS OFFERING PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS WITH INSTRUCTOR KATE WENSLOFF.

SESSION ONE STARTS TODAY;  THE SECOND OF THREE SESSIONS STARTS JULY  9TH.

 

THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL,  LAST WEEK, HEARD THAT A HIGHWAY 89 STUDY DONE BY HOUSTON ENGINEERING HAS BEEN DELIVERED TO THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT OFFICE IN BEMIDJI;  AND IT’S EXPECTED MINN-DOT WILL REPLY WITH COMMENTS TO THE CITY BY THE END OF THIS WEEK.

ROSEAU HAS BEEN ASKING MINN-DOT TO CREATE AN URBAN SECTION ON HIGHWAY 89 WITHIN CITY LIMITS.

 

A MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO REPORT SAYS RURAL COMMUNITIES ARE SEEKING SOLUTIONS TO A WORKFORCE SHORTAGE,

IN CITIES LIKE ROSEAU,  WARROAD AND THIEF RIVER FALLS.

KERMIT JENSEN,  AT MARVIN WINDOWS AND DOORS IN WARROAD, SAYS SMALL TOWNS HAVE A REASON FOR CONCERN.

 

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