LOCAL NEWS - MONDAY, APRIL 3, 2017
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Posted on 04-03-2017
REPUBLICAN STATE REPRESENTATIVE DAN FABIAN OF ROSEAU WILL HOLD TOWN HALL MEETINGS NEXT WEEK, DURING THE LEGISLATURE’S EASTER BREAK.

FABIAN WILL BE AT THE ROSEAU CITY CENTER NEXT MONDAY (April 10/ 8 A.M.).

HE’LL ALSO BE AT THE KARLSTAD COMMUNITY CENTER AND THIEF RIVER FALLS CITY HALL NEXT TUESDAY (April 11).




THE ROSEAU COUNTY SUNSHINE TEAM IS PARTNERING WITH DOUG’S SUPERMARKET, STREIFF SPORTING GOODS AND MARVIN HOME CENTER OF WARROAD FROM APRIL 7TH THROUGH THE 28TH.

THOSE STORES WILL BE TAKING DONATIONS DURING THAT TIME PERIOD FOR THE SUNSHINE HOSPITALITY HOME IN GRAND FORKS.




THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL MEETS THIS EVENING.

THEY HAVE A PUBLIC HEARING ON AN UNLICENSED, INOPERABLE AND ABANDONED VEHICLE ORDINANCE.




THE ROSEAU SCHOOL BOARD, LAST WEEK, APPROVED TENURE FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS TERESA HULST AND MARANDA PETERSON; FOR BAND DIRECTOR LANCE DUBAY; AND FOR FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCE TEACHER TARA KIHLE.




THE CITY OF ROSEAU HAS A TOWN HALL MEETING TOMORROW EVENING (7 PM) AT THE ROSEAU CITY CENTER, WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY. A THREE MONTH ‘FEMA’ DELAY ON A LETTER OF FLOODPLAIN MAP REVISION WILL MEAN A NUMBER OF CITY RESIDENTS AND BUSINESS OWNERS, WITH MORTGAGES, WILL HAVE TO BUY FLOOD INSURANCE THAT THEY CURRENTLY DON’T HAVE TO PURCHASE. MAYOR JEFF PELOWSKI WAS ASKED HIS HOPED-FOR OUTCOME FROM TOMORROW NIGHT’S MEETING.




UNIVERSITY of MINNESOTA EXTENSION IS OFFERING ONE-ON-ONE FINANCIAL COUNSELING FOR FARMERS FACING ECONOMIC STRESS.

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMIST KEVIN KLAIR, WHO HEADS EXTENSION’S AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT PROGRAM, SAYS THE UNIVERSITY HAS PROVIDED A SIMILAR SERVICE IN THE PAST.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL THE FARM INFORMATION LINE (1-800-232-9077).




THE CITY OF ROSEAU HAS AN OPEN HOUSE THIS EVENING (6-8 PM) ON A LONG RANGE DEVELOPMENT MASTER PLAN FOR ROSEAU’S MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

MARCUS WATSON, FROM K-L-J ENGINEERING, SAYS MASTER PLAN WILL CONSIDER THINGS LIKE RUNWAY LENGTH.




THE FIRST OF THE THURSDAY LUNCH AT THE ROSEAU LIBRARY TRAVEL SERIES PRESENTATIONS IS THIS THURSDAY (April 6/ 11:45 A.M.) WITH DAWN JOHNSON ON TAJIKISTAN AND KYRGYZSTAN.




A SIGN-MAKING FUNDRAISER FOR THE ROSEAU COUNTY 4H STATE-TO-STATE EXCHANGE GROUP IS THIS EVENING (6:30 PM) AT THE ROSEAU CITY CENTER.




A FUNERAL SERVICE FOR ROXANN LEE OF ROSS IS TOMORROW MORNING AT TEN AT CONCORDIA LUTHERAN CHURCH IN ROSS.

VISITATION IS THIS EVENING (5-7 PM) WITH A SEVEN O’CLOCK PRAYER SERVICE AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN ROSEAU.

ROXANN LEE WAS 61.




THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION WILL BEGIN AERIAL MAPPING OF HIGHWAY ELEVEN, EAST OF ROSEAU AND WEST OF WARROAD; AND HIGHWAY 313, NORTH OF WARROAD.

WORK IS EXPECTED TO START THIS WEEK.

THE MAPPING CREATES A RECORD OF EXISTING INFRASTRUCTURE ALONG MINN-DOT RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR TRANSPORTATION PLANNING AND OPERATIONS.




SPRING BURNING RESTRICTIONS ARE IN PLACE IN PARTS OF MINNESOTA, AND ARE EXPECTED TO BE IMPLEMENTED THIS WEEK IN ROSEAU COUNTY.

ADAM FISHER, FROM THE WARROAD D.N.R. FORESTRY OFFICE, SAYS FIREFIGHTERS ARE NOT AS WORRIED GOING INTO THE WILDFIRE SEASON AS THEY WERE EARLY LAST SPRING.




THE CITY OF KARLSTAD HAS A PUBLIC MEETING NEXT MONDAY (April 10th) AT THE KARLSTAD FIRE DEPARTMENT, TO PROVIDE INFORMATION ON A PROPOSED QUARTER-MILLION DOLLAR ADDITION TO THE FIRE HALL.