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LOCAL NEWS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2020

01/15/2020

THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD,  YESTERDAY,  CONTINUED DISCUSSION OF A RENOVATION PROJECT AT THE COURTHOUSE;

AND HEARD THAT PLANS ARE NEARLY COMPLETE FOR THE DEMOLITION OF A PORTION OF THE FORMER LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER.

 

THE ROSEAU SCHOOL BOARD HEARD FROM  DAN MILLER WITH  J-L-G  ARCHITECTS THIS WEEK.

MILLER SAID HIS FIRM HAS STARTED DESIGN WORK ON THE TWO STORY PORTION OF THE HIGH SCHOOL BUILDING;  THAT PRE-PLANNING,  AHEAD OF A MAY REFERENDUM,  WOULD SAVE ABOUT A YEAR IN THE PROPOSED RENOVATION PROJECT.

MILLER SAID  J-L-G  IS ALSO ADJUSTING THE PARKING LOT DESIGN.

 

THE NORTHWEST MINNESOTA WOMEN’S FUND IS LOOKING FOR FUNDING PROPOSALS FOR PROGRAMS AND SERVICES THAT BENEFIT WOMEN AND GIRLS IN THE TWELVE COUNTY SERVICE AREA  (WHICH INCLUDES ROSEAU COUNTY).

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY MARCH  2ND.

 

A FARM TRANSITION AND ESTATE PLANNING WORKSHOP IS TODAY  (9:30-3:30)  AT THE NORTHLAND COLLEGE CLASSROOM AT THE ROSEAU CITY CENTER.

MEGAN ROBERTS IS WITH UNIVERSITY of MINNESOTA EXTENSION;  SHE SAYS THEY’LL COVER AREAS LIKE ESTATE AND GIFT TAXES,  RETIREMENT PLANNING AND FARM GOAL SETTING.

THE WORKSHOP IS FREE.

 

A TRANSITION IS UNDERWAY AT HAYES LAKE STATE PARK,  WHERE PARK MANAGER  JACK PELLINEN HAS LEFT TO MANAGE TWO PARKS IN NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA.

PELLINEN SAYS HIS POSITION WILL BE FILLED,  AND VISITOR NUMBERS AT HAYES ARE INCREASING.

 

ROSEAU’S  HIGH SCHOOL KNOWLEDGE BOWL TEAM COMPETES TOMORROW IN BEMIDJI.

 

AS BRICK AND MORTAR STORES CLOSE IN AN AGE OF DIGITAL SHOPPING,  SMALL TOWNS IN MINNESOTA HAVE BEEN PARTICULARLY HARD-HIT.

ROSEAU COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR TODD PETERSON SAYS ONLINE SHOPPING IS AN OPTION, BUT IT ISN’T OFTEN  CONVENIENT.

 

A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR JIMMIE  VISTAD OF HIGH RIDGE, MISSOURI  (AND FORMERLY OF ROSEAU)  IS TOMORROW MORNING AT ELEVEN AT FIRST UNITED LUTHERAN CHURCH IN ROSEAU.    VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR.

JIMMIE  VISTAD WAS  61.

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