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LOCAL NEWS TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2019

05/14/2019

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR BARRY WESTERLUND OF BAUDETTE IS THIS MORNING AT ELEVEN AT FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH IN BAUDETTE. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR. BURIAL IS AT ELM PARK CEMETERY AT A LATER DATE. MILITARY HONORS ARE BY THE BAUDETTE VETERANS CEREMONIAL SQUAD.
BARRY WESTERLUND WAS 71.

 

AN ANNUAL MICKINOCK CLEANUP IS THIS EVENING AT SIX; AN ANNUAL MEETING IS AT SEVEN P.M. AT THE WANNASKA COMMUNITY CENTER.

 

ROSEAU COUNTY’S TEAM ‘EPIC’ COALITION SAYS A 2018 SURVEY OF COUNTY STUDENTS (8TH, 9TH AND 11TH GRADERS) SHOWED 82% OF THOSE TEENAGERS WOULD NOT USE MARIJUANA WHEN HANGING OUT WITH FRIENDS.
TEAM ‘EPIC’ STANDS FOR ENCOURAGING POSITIVE IMPACT FOR CHANGE; THE COALITION WAS FORMED SIX YEARS AGO WITH A FEDERAL DRUG FREE COMMUNITIES GRANT.

 

A STORY IN LAST THURSDAY’S ST PAUL PIONEER PRESS FEATURES REBECCA COLDEN, THE PUBLISHER OF THE NOW-DEFUNCT WARROAD PIONEER NEWSPAPER.
THE 121 YEAR OLD WARROAD PAPER CEASED PRINTING LAST WEEK DUE TO ONGOING FINANCIAL STRUGGLES.
MEANWHILE, WEEKLY NEWSPAPERS IN KASSON AND BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA HAVE TURNED TO GoFundMe EFFORTS TO STAY AFLOAT.

 

THE COMPLETION OF SEVERAL ROSEAU STREET PROJECTS IS EXPECTED NEXT MONTH WITH ASPHALT WORK THAT WASN’T DONE IN 2018 SCHEDULED FOR THE FIRST TWO WEEKS. CITY SUPERINTENDENT DAVID DROWN SAYS TWO WATERMAIN PROJECTS ARE DONE, SO ALL PROJECTS FOR THE YEAR WILL BE FINISHED.

 

NORWEGIAN HERITAGE WEEK CONTINUES IN THIEF RIVER FALLS WITH A PERFORMANCE OF “THE STAVIG LETTERS” AT NORTHLAND COLLEGE. THAT’S AN EMMY-AWARD WINNING READING OF LETTERS FROM TWO BROTHERS, ONE IN AMERICA AND THE OTHER IN NORWAY, OVER FIFTY YEARS.

 

THE FINAL SHOW OF THIS YEAR’S NORTHERN LIGHTS CONCERT ASSOCIATION SERIES IS FRIDAY EVENING AT THE ROSEAU SCHOOL THEATRE;
FEATURING THE SONS OF SERENDIP, WHO WERE FINALISTS ON THE TELEVISION SHOW “AMERICA’S GOT TALENT”

A ‘FEED MY STARVING CHILDREN’ VOLUNTEER EVENT IS TODAY AND TOMORROW AT BAGLEY,
WHERE THOSE VOLUNTEERS WILL PACKAGE MEALS FOR KIDS ACROSS THE WORLD.
MICHAEL DAVIS, IN BAGLEY, SAYS THERE WERE 800 VOLUNTEERS FROM FIFTEEEN NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA COUNTIES AT LAST YEAR’S EVENT.

 

MINNESOTA LEGISLATORS ARE CONSIDERING A BILL WHICH WOULD TRAIN 9-1-1 OPERATORS IN TELEPHONE C-P-R.STATE REPRESENTATIVE JULIE SANDSTEDE (DFL/ HIBBING) SAYS THE BILL MAKES COMMON SENSE.
THE PROPOSAL WOULD REQUIRE TRAINING FOR 9-1-1 DISPATCHERS, OR THE ABILITY TO TRANSFER THE CALL TO A TRAINED OPERATOR ELSEWHERE.

 

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MARK BROBST OF GRYGLA ARE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH IN GRYGLA. VISITATION IS THURSDAY EVENING (5-7 PM) AT THE CHURCH.
MARK BROBST WAS 55.

 

22 YEAR OLD CHASE GAGNON OF MAHNOMEN WAS ARRESTED SUNDAY EVENING AFTER A REPORT OF SHOTS BEING FIRED ON MAIN STREET IN MAHNOMEN.
HE’S SUSPECTED OF RANDOMLY FIRING ELEVEN SHOTS FROM A PISTOL; THE MAHNOMEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS GAGNON MAY HAVE BEEN UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AN ILLEGAL SUBSTANCE.

 

THE NORTHERN LIGHTS ARCHERY CLUB WILL START A YOUTH ARCHERY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM THIS WINTER, AND THEY’RE LOOKING FOR INTERESTED COACHES.
USA ARCHERY WILL PROVIDE INSTRUCTOR TRAINING. BOB MOSER HAS MORE INFORMATION ( 218 469-1583 ).

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