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LOCAL NEWS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2019

10/22/2019

LIFECARE MEDICAL CENTER HAS COMMUNITY FLU VACCINE CLINICS NEXT WEEK IN ROSEAU COUNTY. FLU SHOTS WILL BE AVAILABLE NEXT TUESDAY AFTERNOON (October 29) AT THE GREENBUSH COMMUNITY CENTER (1:30-3:30 PM); WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30TH (9:30-11:30 A.M.) AT THE ROSEAU CITY CENTER; WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30TH (2-3:30 PM) AT THE WARROAD AREA COMMUNITY CENTER; AND FRIDAY, NOVEMBER FIRST (9:30-11 A.M.) AT THE BADGER COMMUNITY CENTER.

 

THE ROSEAU SCHOOL BOARD, LAST NIGHT, APPROVED CHLOE JOHNSON AS THEIR NON-VOTING STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE. SHE’S THE VICE PRESIDENT OF THE SENIOR CLASS, AND SAID SHE HOPES TO BE A “VOICE FOR STUDENT OPINION”.

THE BOARD ALSO ACCEPTED THE RESIGNATION OF FIRST ROBOTICS ADVISOR PAUL GRAFSTROM, AND APPROVED THE HIRE OF KEITH NELSON AS FIRST ROBOTICS MENTOR. NELSON HAS WORKED WITH WARROAD FIRST ROBOTICS FOR ABOUT A DECADE.

 

THE LANCASTER VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT WILL GET A FIVE THOUSAND DOLLAR GRANT FROM THE BAYER CEREAL EXPERTS ‘GRAIN FOR GOOD’ PROGRAM. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT WAS DESIGNATED FOR THE EQUIPMENT GRANT MONEY BY BRADY DIAMOND OF LANCASTER, WHO HAD SUBMITTED THE APPLICATION.

 

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE SERVICE FOR COLLEEN SWENSON OF WINDOM  (AND FORMERLY OF SALOL)  IS TOMORROW MORNING AT ELEVEN AT THE ROSEAU FREE LUTHERAN CHURCH.

COLLEEN SWENSON WAS  67.

 

A FUNERAL SERVICE FOR ORLEN EIDSMOE OF ROSEAU IS THIS MORNING AT ELEVEN  AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN ROSEAU.   VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR.     BURIAL IS AT SALEM CEMETERY AT ROSEAU.

ORLEN EIDSMOE WAS  92.

 

REDWOOD COUNTY,  IN SOUTHWESTERN MINNESOTA,  HOSTED A DIALOGUE RECENTLY ON THE IMPACTS OF WIND ENERGY  DEVELOPMENT IN COMMUNITIES.

TARA RITTER,  WITH THE INSTITUTE FOR AGRICULTURE AND TRADE POLICY,  SAID ONE OF THE IMPORTANT TAKEAWAYS WAS FOR RURAL AND URBAN COMMUNITIES TO TALK WITH EACH OTHER.

 

SEGMENT TWO OF THE GREAT NORTHERN TRANSMISSION LINE IN LAKE OF THE WOODS COUNTY IS COMPLETE,  AS IS A SEGMENT OF THE POWER LINE IN KOOCHICHING COUNTY.

MINNESOTA POWER SAYS THE SEGMENT IN ROSEAU COUNTY SHOULD BE COMPLETED THIS WINTER.

 

THE BAND  ‘CHICAGO’  WILL DO A RESIDENCY AT THE VENETIAN IN LAS VEGAS FEBRUARY AND MARCH OF NEXT YEAR.  A  CHICAGO TRIBUTE BAND,  CALLED  “BEGINNINGS”,  PLAYS THE ROSEAU SCHOOL THEATRE NEXT APRIL AS PART OF THE NORTHERN LIGHTS CONCERT ASSOCIATION SERIES.

 

THE ROSEAU RIVER, IN THE CITY,  WAS AT LESS THAN TWELVE FEET THIS MORNING;  DOWN MORE THAN FIVE FEET FROM A CREST EARLY LAST WEEK.

BUT THE RIVER GAUGE AT ROSS REMAINED AT NEAR SEVENTEEN FEET,  WITH A VERY SLOW FALL.

TORIN McCORMACK,  AT  THE ROSEAU RIVER WATERSHED OFFICE,  WAS ASKED WHAT WEATHER OUTCOMES MIGHT AVOID SERIOUS FLOODING ISSUES AGAIN NEXT SPRING.

A NUMBER OF ROADS IN ROSEAU COUNTY REMAIN CLOSED  AND/OR UNDERWATER EARLY THIS WEEK.

 

THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL HAS BUDGET MEETINGS NEXT MONDAY AND TUESDAY EVENINGS.

 

TODAY IS CO-OP APPRECIATION DAY.    THE ROSEAU ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE SERVES A LUNCH TODAY  (11-2).

 

‘WIC’  CLINICS ARE TODAY AT FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH IN KARLSTAD;  AND TOMORROW AND THURSDAY AT LIFECARE MEDICAL CENTER IN ROSEAU.

 

LIFECARE MEDICAL CENTER HAS COMPLETED A COMMUNITY HEALTH NEEDS ASSESSMENT SURVEY. PAULA HEDLUND,  WITH LIFECARE PUBLIC HEALTH.  THAT SURVEY IS REQUIRED EVERY THREE YEARS  BY THE  I.R.S.

 

THE MINNESOTA PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY HAS AWARDED MORE THAN NINE MILLION DOLLARS TO FOUR MINNESOTA CITIES FOR WATER INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS,  INCLUDING JUST OVER THREE MILLION DOLLARS IN LOANS AND GRANTS TO FRAZEE FOR A NEW DRINKING WATER TREATMENT PLANT.

THE  P.F.A.  ANNOUNCED LAST WEEK THAT GREENBUSH WOULD GET  676 THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR WATER INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS.

 

THE PERSONAL FINANCE WEBSITE  WalletHub  RANKS CARLETON COLLEGE THE TOP POST-SECONDARY SCHOOL IN THE STATE,  FOLLOWED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA/ TWIN CITIES AND MACALESTER.

THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA/ CROOKSTON IS 9TH ON THAT LIST,  BASED ON CRITERIA LIKE STUDENT-FACULTY RATIOS  AND POST-ATTENDANCE MEDIAN SALARIES.

 

THE SUNDAY GRAND FORKS HERALD HAD A FRONT PAGE STORY ON SMALL TOWN OPEN RECORDS SEARCHES,

WHICH FOUND THAT SEVERAL TOWNS  (INCLUDING MIDDLE RIVER)  NEVER RESPONDED TO A HERALD REQUEST FOR SIX MONTHS OF MEETING MINUTES AND THREE YEARS OF CITY BUDGETS.

THE STORY CAME OUT OF THE CONTROVERSY LAST YEAR IN ROOSEVELT BETWEEN THAT CITY’S COUNCIL AND CLERK,  AND THE BAUDETTE NEWSPAPER.

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