LOCAL NEWS - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
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Posted on 09-27-2013
ROSEAU’S ALEXZANDRA ENGER HAS BEEN NAMED A COMMENDED STUDENT IN THE NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM. SHE WAS AMONG THE TOP FIVE PERCENT OF THE MORE THAN A MILLION AND A HALF STUDENTS WHO TOOK THE NATIONAL MERIT QUALIFYING TEST.




SEVENTY-THREE PEOPLE VOLUNTEERED TO GIVE BLOOD DURING LAST WEEK’S BLOOD DRIVE AT POLARIS IN ROSEAU.




THE HARLEM AMBASSADORS BASKETBALL TEAM PLAYS AT THE LAKE OF THE WOODS SCHOOL OCTOBER 15TH; THAT’S A FUNDRAISER FOR BAUDETTE’S TRIPLE-A BOOSTER PROGRAM.




ROSEAU’S NEW BEGINNINGS THRIFT STORE WILL CLOSE AT THE END OF OCTOBER. IT’S LOCATED IN THE FORMER R.E.A. BUILDING. COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES OF THIEF RIVER FALLS HAS OPERATED THAT STORE AS “WORK THERAPY”.




A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR GERALD LALLI OF WILLIAMS IS THIS MORNING AT ELEVEN AT HELGESON FUNERAL CHAPEL IN BAUDETTE. GERRY LALLI WAS 65.




A FUNERAL SERVICE FOR ADALINE SUNNE OF BAUDETTE IS THIS AFTERNOON AT TWO AT THE CLEMENTSON LUTHERAN CHURCH. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR. BURIAL IS AT CLEMENTSON CEMETERY. ADALINE SUNNE WAS 90.




MEMORIAL SERVICES FOR EVA-JAYNE KRUEGER OF WARROAD ARE TOMORROW MORNING AT TEN AT THE UNION CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH IN WARROAD. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR. EVA –JAYNE KRUEGER WAS 74.




THE ROSEAU RAMS’ GIRLS HOCKEY TEAM HAS A FLOCKING FUNDRAISER, INVOLVING PINK FLAMINGOS. MARIA PAHLEN HAS MORE INFORMATION AT 424-8166.




THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, THIS WEEK, OFFERED A RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT FOR THE FUNDING FORMULA FOR DISTRIBUTION OF THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS IN DITCH TAXES OWED BY THE MINNESOTA D.N.R. IN CONSOLIDATED CONSERVATION AREAS. SEVEN COUNTIES, INCLUDING ROSEAU, HAVE CON-CON LANDS. IN THAT FORMULA, ROSEAU COUNTY WOULD GET ABOUT EIGHTY-THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR DITCH MAINTENANCE.




A FALL MEATBALL DINNER AND SILENT AUCTION IS OCTOBER 13TH AT FIRST UNITED LUTHERAN CHURCH IN ROSEAU.




THE MIDDLE RIVER GOOSE FESTIVAL STARTS TODAY. THE EVENT BEGAN IN 1975, THROUGH THE EFFORTS OF THE MIDDLE RIVER COMMUNITY CLUB.

KAYDELL SUPER (AND HUSBAND TOM) ARE CHAIRPERSONS FOR THE GOOSE FESTIVAL.




THE WASHINGTON POST SAYS ONE-POINT-THREE MILLION ACRES OF GRASSLANDS HAVE BEEN LOST IN THE PRAIRIE POTHOLE REGION AS MORE LAND COMES OUT OF THE CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM. THE STORY SAYS THERE IS A PROVISION IN THE FEDERAL FARM BILL THAT WOULD IMPOSE PENALTIES ON PRAIRIE CONVERSION IN FIVE STATES (INCLUDING MINNESOTA).




THE ROSEAU PLANNING COMMISSION MEETS MONDAY.




THE ANNUAL ROSEAU FIREMEN’S BARBECUE AND BALL IS TOMORROW. IT’S THE DEPARTMENT’S LARGEST FUNDRAISER AND FIRE CHIEF JEFF BALLARD SAYS IT’S ALSO A COMMUNITY OUTREACH EFFORT.




THE ROSEAU AREA CHILDCARE ASSOCIATION HAS FIRST AID/ C P R, AND “SIDS” AND SHAKEN BABY TRAININGS TOMORROW AT THE ROSEAU CITY CENTER. THE COST IS SIXTY DOLLARS PER PERSON.




THE ANNUAL MOE LUTHERAN CHURCH MARKET DAY IS TODAY (9-1).




NORTHWEST REGIONAL LIBRARY DIRECTOR KRISTI HARMS WAS AT THIS MONTH’S ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL MEETING. HARMS TOLD THE COUNCIL THE NORTHWEST SYSTEM IS GETTING LESS FUNDING FROM THE STATE; WHILE NEXT YEAR’S MATERIALS BUDGET IS UP JUST OVER THREE PERCENT, AND SALARIES ARE GOING UP TWO PERCENT.

DESPITE THAT, SHE SAYS THE NORTHWEST REGIONAL LIBRARIES ARE FINANCIALLY STABLE, WHEN COMPARED WITH OTHER PARTS OF MINNESOTA.

THE REGIONAL LIBRARY IS ASKING THE CITY OF ROSEAU FOR AN ADDITIONAL TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS NEXT YEAR; THE CITY CURRENTLY SPENDS JUST OVER FORTY-SEVEN THOUSAND DOLLARS EACH YEAR ON ITS LIBRARY.




A FOURTEENTH ANNUAL TRAIL AND WAGON RIDE TO BENEFIT ST JUDE’S CHILDRENS HOSPITAL IS TOMORROW, STARTING AT THE BEMIS HILL CAMPGROUND.