LOCAL NEWS - TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017
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Posted on 03-07-2017
THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, LAST WEEK, DELAYED ACTION ON APPROVING A NEW CONTRACT FOR OUTSIDE AUDIT SERVICES.

THE COUNTY HAS USED COLLEEN HOFFMAN, FROM HOFFMAN, PHILLIP AND KNUTSON FOR MANY YEARS - BUT WILL RESEARCH OTHER PRIVATE AUDIT FIRMS BEFORE RENEWING THE CONTRACT.




A RALLY TODAY (Noon) AT THE VIOLENCE INTERVENTION PROJECT OFFICES AT THE COURTHOUSE COMMONS IN ROSEAU IS INTENDED TO GAIN SUPPORT FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES.

RANDI JENSON, WITH V.I.P., SAYS THE ADDITION OF A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COURT IN ROSEAU COUNTY IS WORKING.

ADVOCATES ARE ASKING STATE LEGISLATORS TO PROVIDE MORE MONEY FOR SAFETY SERVICES IN COMMUNITIES ACROSS MINNESOTA.




REGISTRATION FOR ROSEAU CAL RIPKEN AND BABE RUTH SUMMER BASEBALL CONTINUES THROUGH MARCH AT THE ROSEAU SUMMER BASEBALL WEBSITE.




TEAM ĎEPICí AND LIFECARE MEDICAL CENTER PRESENTS ANOTHER WORKSHOP ON ENGAGING KIDS IN DEVELOPMENTAL RELATIONSHIPS. ITíS AIMED AT PARENTS, ADULTS AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.

THAT WORKSHOP IS TONIGHT (7-9 PM) AT THE WARROAD HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY.




ĎWICí CLINICS ARE TODAY IN HALLOCK, AND TOMORROW AT THE WARROAD AREA COMMUNITY CENTER.




THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES PLANS TO FINISH A BELTRAMI ISLAND STATE FOREST TRAILS REVISION PROJECT BY THIS SPRING.

JOE UNGER, THE OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE PLANNER FOR DNR PARKS AND TRAILS, SAYS THE GOALS INCLUDE CREATING A SUSTAINABLE AND DIVERSE TRAIL SYSTEMS.




AGRICULTURE AND TRADE GROUPS ARE CONCERNED ABOUT PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMPíS STANCE ON NORTH AMERICAN FREE TRADE.

KAREN HANSEN-KUHN, AT THE INSTITUTE FOR AGRICULTURE AND TRADE POLICY, SAYS THE NORTH AMERICAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT SHOULD BE REPLACED; THOSE RURAL FARMERS HAVE STRUGGLED TO SURVIVE UNDER THE CURRENT ARRANGEMENT.




VISITORS ARE BEING RESTRICTED AT LIFECARE GREENBUSH MANOR DUE TO SEVERAL CASES OF INFLUENZA AT THAT FACILITY.




A LARGE GROUP BAND AND CHOIR CONTEST SCHEDULED TODAY AT KITTSON CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL IN HALLOCK HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO NEXT MONDAY DUE TO WEATHER CONCERNS.




ROSEAUíS HIGH SCHOOL SPEECH TEAM WAS AT THE WALKER INVITATIONAL SATURDAY.

SOPHOMORE WYATT CAMERON AND FRESHMAN SKYLLAR SCHOENING BOTH MEDALED IN THEIR CATEGORIES.




THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, LAST NIGHT, AUTHORIZED ADVERTISING FOR BIDS FOR THIS SUMMERíS STREET PROJECTS.

CITY SUPERINTENDENT DAVID DROWN SAID THERE ARE FIVE PROJECTS SCHEDULED; TWO ARE RE-CONSTRUCTION JOBS - ONE NEAR THE ROSEAU FIRE HALL, AND ONE ON A SHORT SEGMENT OF 3RD STREET NORTHEAST.

THE COUNCIL ALSO HEARD THAT PLANS FOR A MUNICIPAL LIQUOR STORE EXPANSION ARE CLOSE TO BEING READY FOR BIDDING; THE EXPECTED COST OF THAT EXPANSION IS ABOUT 750 THOUSAND DOLLARS.




THE MINNESOTA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HAS OVERWHELMINGLY PASSED A DAN FABIAN BILL WHICH WOULD ALLOCATE FIVE MILLION DOLLARS FOR WETLAND BANK CREDITS; THAT WILL EASE LOCAL ROAD CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS THIS SUMMER. FABIAN IS A REPUBLICAN FROM ROSEAU.

THE BILL ALSO PROVIDES ONE POINT SEVEN MILLION GRANT DOLLARS TO MADELIA FOR DISASTER RECOVERY AFTER LAST YEARíS FIRE IN THAT CITY.