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LOCAL NEWS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2019

09/03/2019

A WASHINGTON POST STORY SAYS EARTH’S TEMPERATURES HAVE WARMED BY ABOUT ONE POINT EIGHT DEGREES FAHRENHEIT OVER THE PAST CENTURY; BUT AVERAGE TEMPERATURE HAVE INCREASED BY MORE THAN DOUBLE THAT IN NORTHERN MINNESOTA.

THE STORY SAYS THE AVERAGE ANNUAL TEMPERATURE IN ROSEAU AND KITTSON COUNTIES IS UP FOUR POINT THREE DEGREES OVER THE PAST ONE HUNDRED YEARS; THAT’S THE LARGEST JUMP IN THE UNITED STATES OVER THAT PERIOD OF TIME.

KENNETH BLUMENFELD, AT THE MINNESOTA STATE CLIMATOLOGY OFFICE, TELLS MINN POST THE REASON IS THAT MINNESOTA’S COLD TEMPERATURES MAKES THE STATE MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO OVERALL WARMING.

 

ROSEAU COUNTY HAD TWO STATE 4H AMBASSADORS AT THE MINNESOTA STATE FAIR, ROSEAU’S NOLAN HANSON AND JOHN NOVACEK OF GREENBUSH. THERE ARE JUST 28 OF THOSE AMBASSADORS FROM ACROSS THE STATE.
HANSON AND NOVACEK WERE AT THE STATE FAIR FOR TWO WEEKS.

 

‘WIC’ CLINICS ARE TODAY IN NEWFOLDEN AND HALLOCK, AND TOMORROW AT THE WARROAD AREA COMMUNITY CENTER.

 

MINNESOTA GOVERNOR TIM WALZ HAS APPOINTED FORMER STATE SENATOR TOM SAXHAUG OF GRAND RAPIDS TO THE LESSARD-SAMS OUTDOOR HERITAGE COUNCIL. STATE REPRESENTATIVE DAN FABIAN (R/ ROSEAU), KRISTIN EGGERLING OF HALLOCK AND BOB ANDERSON OF INTERNATIONAL FALLS ARE CURRENT MEMBERS OF THAT COUNCIL.

 

THE OLD FARMERS ALMANAC SAYS THE COMING WINTER COULD BE NASTY ACROSS MANY PARTS OF THE UNITED STATES;
BUT THE 228TH VERSION OF THE ALMANAC PREDICTS A WARMER THAN NORMAL WINTER FOR MINNESOTA, WITH ABOVE AVERAGE SNOWFALL.

 

THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, LAST WEEK, RE-APPOINTED TONY WENSLOFF TO THE ROSEAU RIVER WATERSHED BOARD.
WENSLOFF IS THE CURRENT CHAIR OF THAT BOARD.
JOE LAURIN WAS THE OTHER APPLICANT.

 

MEETINGS LAST WEEK IN ROSEAU AND LANCASTER HIGHLIGHTED MINNESOTA AND MANITOBA RESIDENTS FRUSTRATIONS WITH REDUCED HOURS AT THOSE TWO PORTS OF ENTRY.
CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION REDUCED THOSE HOURS A YEAR AGO JANUARY, CLOSING THE ROSEAU PORT AT EIGHT P.M.; AFTER YEARS AS AN EIGHT TO MIDNIGHT PORT.

MAYOR JEFF PELOWSKI STRUGGLED WITH THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY AFTER THE 2002 FLOOD IN ROSEAU; AND HE COMPARES WORKING WITH ‘FEMA’ WITH WORKING WITH CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION.

U.S. CONGRESSMEN COLLIN PETERSON AND BENNIE THOMPSON WERE AT THE ROSEAU MEETING; THOMPSON IS CHAIR OF THE HOUSE HOMELAND SECURITY COMMITTEE.

 

THE NATIONAL 4H COUNCIL AND THE BAYER CORPORATION HAVE RELEASED RESULTS OF A SCIENCE MATTERS SURVEY OF HIGH SCHOOLERS; WHICH SHOWED EIGHTY PERCENT THINK AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE EDUCATION IS IMPORTANT, BUT LESS THAN TWENTY PERCENT SAY THEY WOULD CONSIDER A CAREER IN AGRICULTURE.

 

TODAY IS THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL IN ROSEAU, AND MOST OF MINNESOTA.
ROSEAU’S DISTRICT ENROLLMENT IS AROUND TWELVE HUNDRED STUDENTS, WHICH IS DOWN SLIGHTLY FROM LAST SPRING.

 

A ROSEAU COUNTY HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION IS THURSDAY AFTERNOON (1-4 PM) AT THE WARROAD CITY SHOP.
COLLECTIONS ARE NEXT WEEK IN ROSEAU, BADGER AND GREENBUSH.

 

VOLUNTEERS HOPE TO COMPLETE THE SEVENTY-FOUR MILE STAR OF THE NORTH TRAIL SOMETIME NEXT YEAR.
JARED OLAFSON IS AMONG THOSE LEADING THE EFFORT.
OLAFSON SAYS THE TRAIL CLUB IS STILL WORKING ON FACILITIES AT THE WINNER SILO; A PROJECT THAT’S BEEN DELAYED BY D.N.R. AND STATE HISTORICAL STUDIES.

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