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LOCAL NEWS WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 2019

05/08/2019

THE ROSEAU SCHOOL BOARD MEETS IN SPECIAL SESSION TODAY TO WORK ON, AND PERHAPS FINALIZE A CONTRACT WITH TOM JEROME; WHO’LL TAKE OVER FOR SUPERINTENDENT LARRY GUGGISBERG IN JULY.
JEROME WILL BECOME JUST THE THIRD SUPERINTENDENT OF THE ROSEAU SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE PAST FOUR DECADES; HERB BENZ HAD PRECEDED GUGGISBERG IN THAT OFFICE.

 

THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, THIS WEEK, APPROVED A PILOT PLAN FOR UTILITY EMPLOYEE SUMMER HOURS FOR 2019. THOSE EMPLOYEES WILL WORK NINE-HOUR DAYS MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY, AND A FOUR HOUR DAY FRIDAYS – STARTING NEXT WEEK, AND GOING THROUGH THE END OF AUGUST.

ROSEAU MAYOR JEFF PELOWSKI SAYS HE REMAINS OPTIMISTIC ABOUT HOURS OF SERVICE AT THE ROSEAU PORT OF ENTRY, DESPITE CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION’S FAILURE TO MEET A MAY FIRST DEADLINE DEMANDED BY THE HOUSE CHAIR OF THE COMMITTEE ON HOMELAND SECURITY.
BENNIE THOMPSON OF MISSISSIPPI HAD TOLD C.B.P. HE WANTED A FUNDING REQUEST IN FRONT OF HIS COMMITTEE TO RESTORE HOURS AT THE ROSEAU AND LANCASTER PORTS; AND PROTOCOLS FOR FUTURE C.B.P. DECISIONS.

 

THIS IS CLEANUP WEEK IN THE CITY OF ROSEAU, WHEN CREWS WILL PICK UP BRUSH AND VEGETATIVE DEBRIS; AND THE UTILITY DEPARTMENT WILL ACCEPT THINGS LIKE APPLIANCES AND TIRES FOR A FEE AT THE CITY SHOP; AND RESIDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO COLLECT GARBAGE AND DEBRIS THAT’S COLLECTED OVER THE WINTER.

 

THE OAK CREST GOLF COURSE MEN’S LEAGUE KICKOFF TEAM SCRAMBLE IS THIS EVENING AT SIX.

 

FIRST HALF TAXES ON ALL REAL ESTATE AND PERSONAL PROPERTY IS DUE BY NEXT WEDNESDAY (May 15) AT THE ROSEAU COUNTY TREASURER’S OFFICE.

 

THE WEBSITE WalletHub SAYS MINNESOTA IS THE 7TH BEST STATE FOR WORKING MOMS.
THE TOP FOUR ARE ALL IN THE NORTHEASTERN U.S., IN MASSACHUSETTS, RHODE ISLAND, CONNECTICUT AND VERMONT. THE BOTTOM THREE ARE LOUISIANA, ALABAMA AND SOUTH CAROLINA.
THE METRICS INCLUDE WOMEN’S SALARIES AND THE FEMALE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE.

 

MINNESOTA’S FISHING OPENER IS SATURDAY.
LAKE OF THE WOODS MAY HAVE SOME LINGERING ICE.
PHIL TALMAGE, AT D.N.R. FISHERIES IN BAUDETTE, SAYS THE LAKE IS IN EXCELLENT SHAPE.

 

THE NORTH COUNTRY FOOD BANK OF CROOKSTON HAS RECEIVED A TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLAR GRANT FROM THE OTTO BREMER TRUST, AS THEY RAISE MONEY FOR A NEW BUILDING.
THE NORTH COUNTRY FOOD BANK SERVES MORE THAN SEVENTY-FIVE COMMUNITIES IN TWENTY-ONE COUNTIES, INCLUDING ROSEAU AND WARROAD.
THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, IN 2018, MADE A FINANCIAL COMMITMENT TO THE FOOD BANK FACILITY PROJECT.

 

EAST BORDERLAND HOUSING, BASED IN SPRAGUE, MANITOBA, RECENTLY HELD A FUNDRAISING USED BOOK SALE IN STEINBACH. THEY’RE RAISING MONEY FOR SENIORS HOUSING PHASE THREE IN SOUTHEASTERN MANITOBA. ELSA LAING, IN SPRAGUE, SAYS THE LOCAL GROUP HAS A MEETING WITH PROVINCIAL HEALTH NEXT WEEK.

 

THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SAYS JOB VACANCIES IN THE STATE WERE UP TWENTY PERCENT FROM THE PREVIOUS YEAR; AND THAT THERE IS LESS THAN ONE UNEMPLOYED PERSON FOR EVERY VACANCY IN MINNESOTA.

 

THE ROSEAU EAGLES SOUP AND SALAD DAY IS TOMORROW (11-1) AT THE ROSEAU V.F.W. PROCEEDS GO TO THE EAGLES SCHOLARSHIP FUND.

 

ROSEAU FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD GRADERS HAVE THEIR SPRING MUSIC PROGRAM TOMORROW (Ten and Two) AT THE SCHOOL THEATRE.

 

A ‘WIC’ CLINIC IS TODAY AT THE WARROAD AREA COMMUNITY CENTER, AND TOMORROW AT THE RED LAKE FALLS COMMUNITY CENTER.

 

ROSEAU SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT LARRY GUGGISBERG OFFERED TOURS OF THE SCHOOL YESTERDAY EVENING; AND WILL AGAIN NEXT TUESDAY.
THE SCHOOL BOARD IS PROPOSING A MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR RENOVATION OR BUILDING PROJECT FOR THE OLDEST PARTS OF THE SCHOOL FACILITY.

 

JOSETTE ANTOMARCHI AND DAVID BRADDOCK ARE AT THE ROSEAU PUBLIC LIBRARY SATURDAY MORNING (10 A.M.) WITH A PLAY CALLED “ANNA AND TROLL WITH NO HEART IN HIS BODY”.
THEY PERFORMED “THE TOMTE AND THE TROLL” LAST YEAR IN ROSEAU.

 

THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FACILITATED A WALKABLE COMMUNITY WORKSHOP LATE LAST MONTH AT LIFECARE MEDICAL CENTER IN ROSEAU.
AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE GROUP IDENTIFIED BETTER SIGNAGE AS A GOAL FOR THE CITY’S WALKING AND BIKING TRAILS.

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