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LOCAL NEWS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2019

11/07/2019

THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL,  THIS WEEK,  HEARD THAT A WEATHER STATION AT THE ROSEAU AIRPORT HASN’T BEEN FUNCTIONAL FOR TWO MONTHS,  BUT THAT AN AGREEMENT HAS BEEN REACHED WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO PAY FOR THE THIRTY THOUSAND DOLLAR TECHNOLOGY.

WORK WON’T BE DONE UNTIL NEXT SPRING,  DUE TO THE WEATHER,  BUT A TEMPORARY FIX IS EXPECTED BY THE END OF THIS MONTH.

 

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR VIOLET SVIR OF BADGER ARE TOMORROW MORNING AT ELEVEN  AT THE BADGER CREEK FREE LUTHERAN CHURCH.   VISITATION IS TODAY AT FOUR,  WITH A FIVE O’CLOCK DEVOTIONAL SERVICE AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN ROSEAU;  AND AN HOUR PRIOR TO TOMORROW’S SERVICE.

VIOLET SVIR WAS  85.

 

THE ROSEAU V.F.W. POST AND AUXILIARY HAVE THEIR REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING THIS EVENING  (6:30 PM).

 

THE MINNESOTA FARM SERVICE AGENCY IS MONITORING AGRICULTURAL DAMAGE FOR A POTENTIAL SECRETARIAL DISASTER DECLARATION.   F.S.A. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JOE MARTIN SAYS HIS OFFICE NEEDS DATA FROM COUNTIES;  THAT THE TRIGGER FOR A U.S.D.A. DECLARATION IS A THIRTY PERCENT LOSS ON ONE CROP IN A COUNTY.

 

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR DAN JONES OF ROSEAU IS THIS AFTERNOON AT FIVE   AT THE ROSEAU HIGH SCHOOL GYM.    MEMORIALS ARE PREFERRED, AND WOULD HELP CONTINUE DAN’S PERSONAL BOOK LIBRARY FOR STUDENTS.

DAN JONES WAS  43.

 

THE ANNUAL ROSEAU COMMUNITY SCHOOL  READING IS FUNDAMENTAL PROJECT  BOOK FAIR STARTS TOMORROW EVENING  (4-8 PM)  IN CONJUNCTION WITH  PARENT/ TEACHER CONFERENCES.

THE BOOK FAIR IS TOMORROW AND FRIDAY;  AND AGAIN MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY NEXT WEEK

AT THE ROSEAU SCHOOL LIBRARY.

 

THE FIREARMS DEER SEASON STARTS SATURDAY IN NORTHWEST MINNESOTA.

JOHN WILLIAMS,  AT THE D.N.R.  REGIONAL OFFICE IN BEMIDJI,  SAYS THIS COULD BE A DIFFICULT YEAR FOR HUNTERS IN THIS WET PART OF THE STATE.

ONE IN THREE HUNTERS HARVESTED A DEER LAST FALL,  ALTHOUGH THE TOTAL HARVEST  (OF ABOUT  167 THOUSAND WHITETAILS)  WAS SMALLER THAN PROJECTED BY THE D.N.R.

 

PAULA HEDLUND AND AUNA BRANDT FROM LIFECARE MEDICAL CENTER  PRESENTED RESULTS OF THE JUST COMPLETED ROSEAU COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH ASSESSMENT SURVEY TO THE COUNTY BOARD YESTERDAY.

 

THE RED RIVER FARM NETWORK REPORTS BIG RISKS AND BIG REWARDS FOR INDUSTRIAL HEMP PRODUCTION.

CO-BANK SAYS THE DEMAND FOR  C-B-D,  HEMP FIBER AND HEMP SEED IS GROWING;  BUT AMONG THE CHALLENGES IS A LACK OF PROCESSING CAPACITY,  AND A LACK OF FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE.

 

A  ‘WIC’  CLINIC IS TODAY AT THE WARROAD AREA COMMUNITY CENTER.

 

A KICKOFF EVENT FOR THE NORTHWEST MINNESOTA  ‘IDEA’ COMPETITION IS THIS AFTERNOON  (4:30-6  PM)  AT THE LAKE OF THE WOODS BREWING COMPANY IN WARROAD.

 

THE AVERAGE PRICE FOR INSULIN HAS RISEN  FIFTY-FIVE PERCENT OVER THE PAST FIVE YEARS,  CAUSING SOME DIABETICS TO RATION THEIR SUPPLY AND PUT THEIR LIVES AT RISK.

KIM MUNSON IS WITH  T-I INTERNATIONAL,  AN ADVOCACY GROUP FOR PEOPLE WITH TYPE ONE DIABETES;

SHE SAYS PRICE INCREASES IN RECENT YEARS HAVE CAUSED DIABETICS TO SPEAK OUT.

VARYING  SOLUTIONS HAVE BEEN OFFERED BY LAWMAKERS IN ST PAUL AND IN WASHINGTON,  D.C.

 

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR CHARLOTTE ANDERSON OF BAUDETTE ARE FRIDAY MORNING AT TEN  AT WABANICA LUTHERAN CHURCH,  NORTH OF BAUDETTE.  VISITATION IS TOMORROW EVENING  (6-8 PM)  AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN BAUDETTE.

CHARLOTTE ANDERSON WAS  96.

 

A ROSEAU VETERANS DAY PROGRAM IS MONDAY AFTERNOON  (2 PM)  IN THE HIGH SCHOOL GYM.

 

A BAUDETTE VETERANS DAY PROGRAM IS FRIDAY MORNING  (11 A.M.)  AT LAKE OF THE WOODS SCHOOL.

 

THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE HAS AWARDED 26 MILLION DOLLARS IN LOANS FOR RURAL ELECTRIC INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADES ACROSS MINNESOTA,  INCLUDING  ELEVEN MILLION DOLLARS TO THE NORTH STAR ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE IN BAUDETTE.

THAT WILL PAY FOR 29 MILES OF NEW POWER LINES,  AND 66 MILES OF IMPROVED LINE, AND WILL ADD 357 NEW CUSTOMERS.      NORTH STAR SERVES CUSTOMERS IN LAKE OF THE WOODS,  KOOCHICHING, ROSEAU AND ST LOUIS COUNTIES.

 

THE PERSONAL FINANCE WEBSITE WalletHub  SAYS THE FATTEST STATES IN THE NATION ARE  MISSISSIPPI,  WEST VIRGINIA AND KENTUCKY.

MINNESOTA IS  46TH ON THAT LIST,  WHICH LOOKED AT OVERWEIGHT AND OBESE POPULATIONS IN EACH STATE;  AND UTAH IS  51ST.

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