LOCAL NEWS - WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017
"?>">
Posted on 03-01-2017
A GRAND FORKS HERALD REPORT SAYS THE MINNESOTA D.N.R. HAS FINISHED ITS AERIAL ELK SURVEYS IN KITTSON AND MARSHALL COUNTIES.

DOUG FRANKE, AN AREA WILDLIFE MANAGER, SAYS ELK NUMBERS WERE UP SLIGHTLY IN THE GRYGLA AREA; UP SIGNIFICANTLY IN THE KITTSON CENTRAL HERD; AND DOWN SIGNIFICANTLY IN THE CARIBOU HERD.

FRANKE TELLS THE HERALD THE CARIBOU NUMBERS WERE LIKELY RELATED TO MOST OF THOSE ANIMALS BEING ON THE MANITOBA SIDE OF THE BORDER.




RUSSIAN QUATTRO IS IN CONCERT TOMORROW EVENING (7:30 PM) AT THE ROSEAU SCHOOL THEATRE, AS PART OF THE NORTHERN LIGHTS ASSOCIATION SERIES.

TWO OF THE GROUP’S MEMBERS WERE FORMERLY WITH THE RASTRELLI CELLO QUARTET, WHICH PLAYED IN ROSEAU ABOUT FIVE YEARS AGO.




LOCAL GOVERNMENTS ARE FREQUENT ADVOCATES AT THE STATE CAPITOL, FOR ISSUES AFFECTING THEIR COMMUNITIES.

DAVE UNMACHT, THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR THE LEAGUE OF MINNESOTA CITIES, SAYS HIS ORGANIZATION WORKS IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE ASSOCIATION OF MINNESOTA COUNTIES.




THE ROSEAU SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS AGAIN BEEN APPROVED FOR READING AND MATH CORPS PROGRAMS FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS; SUPERINTENDENT LARRY GUGGISBERG SAYS FINDING VOLUNTEERS IS AN ISSUE.

READING AND MATH CORPS VOLUNTEERS WORK TO IMPROVE STUDENTS SKILLS.




GRANT APPLICATIONS FROM THE NORTHWEST MINNESOTA WOMEN’S FUND ARE DUE BY TOMORROW.

THOSE ARE FOR GRANTS FOR UP TO SEVENTY-FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR PROGRAMS IN SUPPORT OF WOMEN AND GIRLS IN A TWELVE COUNTY REGION, THAT INCLUDES ROSEAU COUNTY.




MINNESOTA’S FARM TO CHILDCARE PROGRAM, WHICH BEGAN IN 2012, CONNECTS CHILDCARE PROVIDERS AND LOCAL GROWERS OF FRESH FOODS.

CARA JOHNSON-BADER, WITH NEW HORIZON ACADEMY, SAYS MANY KIDS BRING HEALTHY HABITS BACK TO THEIR HOMES.

DEVELOPMENT OF THE PROGRAM WAS LED BY THE INSTITUTE FOR AGRICULTURE AND TRADE POLICY.




A MEMORIAL VISITATION FOR PHILLIP McGLOCKLIN OF BADGER IS FRIDAY EVENING (5-7 PM) AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN ROSEAU.

PHILLIP McGLOCKLIN WAS 33.




A FUNERAL SERVICE FOR DUANE ANDERSON OF WANNASKA IS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT BETHESDA LUTHERAN CHURCH OF WANNASKA.

VISITATION IS FRIDAY EVENING (4-7 PM) WITH A SEVEN O’CLOCK PRAYER SERVICE AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN ROSEAU.

DUANE ANDERSON WAS 72.




FUNERAL SERVICES FOR BENNIE STORO OF ROSEAU ARE MONDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN ROSEAU.

VISITATION IS SUNDAY EVENING (5-7 PM) WITH A SEVEN O’CLOCK PRAYER SERVICE AT HELGESON’S. MILITARY HONORS ARE BY THE ROSEAU MEMORIAL HONOR GUARD.

“SONNY” STORO WAS 75.




MINNESOTA MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, YESTERDAY, RELEASED A FEBRUARY ECONOMIC FORECAST WHICH SHOWS A SURPLUS OF ONE POINT SIX-FIVE BILLION DOLLARS, UP FROM ONE POINT FOUR BILLION IN NOVEMBER.

DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS AT THE STATE LEGISLATURE TOOK DIFFERING VIEWS OF THE ADDITIONAL RESERVES.

REPUBLICAN REPRESENTATIVE DAN FABIAN OF ROSEAU SAID THE STATE COLLECTED TOO MUCH MONEY;
WHILE MINNESOTA HOUSE DFL LEADER MELISSA HORTMAN OF BROOKLYN PARK SAID SAVING AND RE-INVESTMENT SHOULD BE THE PRIORITIES.




THE ROSEAU HIGH SCHOOL WIND SYMPHONY EARNED A SUPERIOR RATING AT A SECTION LARGE GROUP CONTEST HELD THIS WEEK.




THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, YESTERDAY, APPROVED THE LOW BID OF KNIFE RIVER FOR FOUR COUNTY ROAD OVERLAY PROJECTS.

THERE WERE FOUR BIDDERS; KNIFE RIVER’S BID WAS JUST UNDER TWO POINT SIX MILLION DOLLARS.

THE BOARD ALSO APPROVED HIRING WILFRED MOSER AS HEAD SHOP MECHANIC; AND JACOB MERTENS AS SURVEY CREW CHIEF IN THE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT.




THE ROSEAU COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS INVESTIGATING REPORTS OF OLDER MODEL POLARIS SNOWMOBILES STOLEN IN RECENT MONTHS FROM RESIDENCES IN AN NEAR ROOSEVELT, WARROAD AND SALOL.

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION IS ASKED TO CALL THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE (463-1421).