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LOCAL NEWS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2019

06/12/2019

MINNESOTA GOVERNOR TIM WALZ, IN A MONDAY TELECONFERENCE, HIGHLIGHTED PUBLIC EDUCATION FUNDING INCREASES APPROVED BY THE STATE LEGISLATURE;
WHICH INCLUDE A TWO PERCENT GENERAL EDUCATION FUNDING INCREASE EACH OF THE NEXT TWO YEARS.
THE ROSEAU SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL GET AN ADDITIONAL 535 THOUSAND DOLLARS OVER THE BIENNIUM, AND AN ADDITIONAL 63 THOUSAND DOLLARS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION FUNDING.

 

THE WANNASKA LIONS CLUB HOSTS A PANCAKE BREAKFAST JUNE 23RD AT THE WANNASKA COMMUNITY CENTER.

 

A ROSEAU SUMMER FESTIVAL IS JUNE 26TH AT THE ROSEAU CITY PARK.
THE FIRST FESTIVAL WAS HELD LAST SUMMER, HOSTED BY THE ROSEAU RIVER WATERSHED DISTRICT.

 

THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, LAST WEEK, TALKED ABOUT THE POSSIBLE ACQUISITION OF AN OLDER HOME AT THE CORNER OF CENTER AND 3RD STREET.
THAT HOME IS LOCATED IN THE FLOODPLAIN, SO RENOVATION IS LIMITED.
AND D.N.R. BUYOUT MONEY IS A POSSIBILITY, BUT THAT PROPERTY WOULD THEN BE FOREVER IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN.

 

A SHRINKING MINNESOTA WORKFORCE REMAINS A CONCERN FOR EMPLOYERS IN THE STATE.
STATE SENATOR PATRICIA TORRES RAY (DFL/ ST PAUL) SAYS IMMIGRATION REFORM IS A POSSIBLE SOLUTION.

FISHING HAS REPORTEDLY BEEN GOOD ON LAKE OF THE WOODS THIS SUMMER.
PHIL TALMAGE, AT D.N.R. FISHERIES IN BAUDETTE, SAYS THE FISHERY IS STRONG ….

 

MEMORIAL SERVICES FOR PASTOR LOU HERMANSEN OF ROSEAU ARE NEXT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON (June 19) AT TWO AT MESSIAH LUTHERAN CHURCH IN ROSEAU. HERMANSEN SERVED AS PASTOR AT MESSIAH LUTHERAN FOR ABOUT THREE DECADES UNTIL HIS RETIREMENT. VISITATION IS TUESDAY EVENING (5-7 PM) AT THE MESSIAH LUTHERAN CHURCH FELLOWSHIP HALL.
PASTOR LOU HERMANSEN WAS 83.

 

THE ROSEAU AMERICAN LEGION POST 24 WILL CONDUCT IT’S ANNUAL FLAG DISPOSAL CEREMONY (FOR UN-SERVICEABLE FLAGS) JUNE 24TH (5:30 PM).

 

THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, YESTERDAY, APPROVED A TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLAR TRANSFER TO THE ROSEAU SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT FOR BUFFER PROGRAM ENFORCEMENT AND COST/SHARE FUNDING.
SCOTT JOHNSON, FROM THE S.W.C.D., SAID STATE LAW REQUIRES COMPLIANCE CHECKS FOR A THIRD OF THE COUNTY EVERY YEAR.
THE MONEY COMES FROM A STATE APPROPRIATION TO COUNTIES.

 

THE PERSONAL FINANCE WEBSITE WalletHub SAYS MINNESOTA IS THE SECOND BEST STATE TO LIVE IN IN AMERICA, JUST BEHIND MASSACHUSETTS AND JUST AHEAD OF NEW HAMPSHIRE. WISCONSIN IS 6TH, NORTH DAKOTA 11TH AND SOUTH DAKOTA 18TH ON THAT LIST, WHICH CONSIDERS THINGS LIKE HOUSING COST, INCOME GROWTH AND QUALITY OF HOSPITALS.
THE WEBSITE SAYS THE THREE WORST STATES TO LIVE IN ARE MISSISSIPPI, LOUISIANA AND NEW MEXICO.

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