LOCAL NEWS - FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017
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Posted on 03-10-2017
FORTY-FIVE YEAR OLD STEVEN GROSS OF SALOL SUFFERED NON-LIFE THREATENING INJURIES WEDNESDAY NIGHT WHEN A DEER CAME THROUGH THE WINDSHIELD OF HIS VAN. THE DEER HAD BEEN HIT BY A CAR DRIVEN BY TWENTY YEAR OLD DOUGLAS PETERSON OF THIEF RIVER FALLS. PETERSON WAS NOT HURT. THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED WEDNESDAY EVENING, JUST BEFORE EIGHT P.M., ON HIGHWAY 32 SOUTH OF HOLT (IN MARSHALL COUNTY).




A PANCAKE BREAKFAST BENEFIT FOR WAYNE CHRISTIANSON IS SUNDAY, MARCH 19TH (8-1) AT THE WANNASKA COMMUNITY CENTER.




SIX FINALISTS FOR THE 2017 IDEA COMPETITION IN NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA INCLUDE THREE THE BEMIDJI AREA; ONE FROM FOSSTON; AND TWO FROM HUBBARD COUNTY.

THERE HAVE BEEN FINALISTS (AND WINNERS) FROM ROSEAU AND WARROAD IN PREVIOUS YEARS.




THE MINNESOTA D.N.R. SAYS FISH HOUSES MUST BE OFF NORTHERN MINNESOTA LAKES BY MARCH 20TH; THE REMOVAL DEADLINE FOR MINNESOTA/ CANADA BORDER WATERS IS MARCH 31ST.




THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IS ASKING FOR COMMENTS ON ITS DRAFT GREATER MINNESOTA TRANSIT INVESTMENT PLAN.

THE PLAN, WHICH IS UPDATED EVERY FIVE YEARS, IS A TWENTY YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN FOR TRANSIT IN GREATER MINNESOTA.




SEVENTH DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN COLLIN PETERSON HAS WON A SEVENTH ANNUAL MINNESOTA CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION HOTDISH COMPETITION.

PETERSON’S WAS CALLED “THE RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS” HOTDISH; IT’S HIS FIRST WIN IN A COMPETITION HOSTED ANNUALLY BY SENATOR AL FRANKEN.




FUNERAL SERVICES FOR BENNIE SYS OF KARLSTAD ARE THIS MORNING AT ELEVEN AT THE KARLSTAD BAPTIST CHURCH.

MILITARY HONORS ARE BY THE AMERICAN LEGION POST OF KARLSTAD.

VISITATION IS AFTER NINE THIS MORNING.
BENNIE SYS WAS 77.




FUNERAL SERVICES FOR LaVONNE CONNELLY OF GREENBUSH (AND FORMERLY OF STRATHCONA) ARE TOMORROW MORNING AT TEN AT GUSTAV ADOLPH LUTHERAN CHURCH IN STRATHCONA. VISITATION IS THIS EVENING, AFTER SIX, AT COLLINS FUNERAL CHAPEL IN GREENBUSH. BURIAL IS AT GREENWOOD CEMETERY IN STRATHCONA.

LaVONNE CONNELLY WAS 96.




THE ROSEAU COMMUNITY BAND WILL START PRACTICE MARCH 20TH; WITH PRACTICES MONDAY NIGHTS THROUGH MAY 22ND.

LANCE DuBAY IS THE INSTRUCTOR; INSTRUMENT RENTAL IS AVAILABLE THROUGH POPPLER’S MUSIC.

SIGN UP ONLINE BY MONDAY.




BEN HYLDEN SPEAKS MARCH 21ST AT THE GREENBUSH SCHOOL GYM.

HIS BOOK, “FINDING FAITH IN THE FIELD”, TALKS ABOUT THE NORTH DAKOTAN’S RECOVERY FROM A CAR ACCIDENT.

HIS PRESENTATION IS SPONSORED BY THE GREENBUSH-MIDDLE RIVER FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES, AND BY AREA CHURCHES.




THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, THIS WEEK, TALKED ABOUT SUNDAY LIQUOR SALES. THE MINNESOTA LEGISLATURE, THIS SESSION, OVERTURNED A PROHIBITION ERA BAN ON SUNDAY SALES. ROSEAU’S MUNICIPAL LIQUOR STORE WOULD BE ALLOWED TO BE OPEN ON SUNDAYS, STARTING IN JULY; BUT LIQUOR STORE MANAGER LINDA ROSEBOROUGH SAID IT LIKELY WOULDN’T MAKE FINANCIAL SENSE.

THE COUNCIL DEFERRED MAKING A DECISION WHETHER TO OPEN THE MUNICIPAL LIQUOR STORE SEVEN DAYS A WEEK TO A LATER DATE.




THE NCAA WOMEN’S HOCKEY TOURNAMENT STARTS THIS WEEKEND.

AT THE DIVISION THREE LEVEL, NORWICH UNIVERSITY (OF VERMONT) PLAYS RIVAL MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE IN A WEEKEND QUARTERFINAL GAME.

ROSEAU’S ADELLE MURPHY IS A SENIOR CAPTAIN AT NORWICH; HER COACH, MARK BOLDING, SAYS HE RECRUITS PLAYERS THAT ARE CLOSE TO THE DIVISION ONE LEVEL.




MORE THAN THREE HUNDRED ORGANIZATIONS ARE ASKING ATTORNEY GENERAL JEFF SESSIONS TO LOOK AT PROPOSED MEGA-MERGERS OF LARGE CHEMICAL COMPANIES.

JOE MAXWELL, FROM THE ORGANIZATION FOR COMPETITIVE MARKETS, SAYS BIG MERGERS ARE BAD FOR SMALL FARMERS AND RURAL COMMUNITIES.