LOCAL NEWS - TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 2017
"?>">
Posted on 04-04-2017
THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, LAST NIGHT, HEARD FROM AUDITOR TRACEE BRUGGEMAN - WHO CALLED THE CITY’S FINANCIAL POSITION “HEALTHY”. BRUGGEGMAN SAID THE CITY ENDED 2016 WITH A NET SIX HUNDRED SIXTY THOUSAND DOLLARS MORE THAN THE PREVIOUS YEAR; AND SAID THE “COMMUNITY IS IN A GOOD POSITION TO MAINTAIN SERVICES WITHOUT RAISING TAXES”.

CITY WATER AND SEWER FUNDS LOST MORE THAN THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS LAST YEAR; THAT LOSS WAS NEARLY OFFSET BY MUNICIPAL LIQUOR STORE INCOME.

THE COUNCIL ALSO HEARD THERE HAS BEEN SIX APPLICANTS FOR A FULL-TIME PARKS AND REC DIRECTOR; APPLICATIONS ARE BEING TAKEN THROUGH MID-APRIL.




THE WALKING TRACK AT THE ROSEAU ELEMENTARY GYM WILL BE CLOSED THURSDAY (3-8 PM) DUE TO A VOCAL ENSEMBLE CONTEST IN THE GYM.




SACRED HEART CATHOLIC CHURCH HOSTS HAM BINGO SUNDAY EVENING (7 PM).




THE RED RIVER FARM NETWORK REPORTS AVERAGE PROFITS INCREASED SLIGHTLY FOR MINNESOTA FARMS LAST YEAR. NORTHLAND COLLEGE FARM BUSINESS MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR RON DVERGSTEN SAYS THAT’S DUE TO GOOD YIELDS.




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

ROXANN LEE WAS 61.




THE NORTHWEST MINNESOTA ARTS COUNCIL IS ASKING ARTISTS IN A WIDE VARIETY OF MEDIUMS TO SUBMIT PHOTOS OR SAMPLES OF THEIR ARTWORK, FOR THE CHANCE TO BE PROMOTED THROUGHOUT THE REGION.

ARTISTS MUST FROM THE SEVEN COUNTY REGION THAT INCLUDES ROSEAU COUNTY.

CONTACT EXHIBITION SPECIALIST KAT ALLEN AT THE NORTHWEST MINNESOTA ARTS COUNCIL (701 360-0805).




THE CITY OF ROSEAU HAS A TOWN HALL MEETING THIS EVENING (7 PM) AT THE ROSEAU CITY CENTER WITH REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY.

THE ISSUE IS FLOODPLAIN MAPPING FOR THE CITY, WHICH DOESN’T RECOGNIZE THE COMPLETED ROSEAU EAST DIVERSION FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT.




THE 90TH ANNUALMEETING OF THE ROSEAU COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY IS THURSDAY EVENING (7 PM) AT THE ROSEAU CITY CENTER.

THE PROGRAM FEATURES MICHAEL MEUERS, THE AUTHOR OF A BOOK CALLED “THE ROAD TO PONEMAH”.




THE MINNESOTA FARMERS UNION HAS HELD NINE RURAL ISSUES DISCUSSIONS ACROSS THE STATE OVER THE PAST WEEK.

THEY’RE AT THE ROSEAU DINER THIS MORNING (9:30 A.M.).

STATE FARMERS UNION PRESIDENT GARY WERTISH SAYS HIS GROUP IS GOING TO THE PEOPLE.

MINNESOTA AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER DAVE FREDERICKSON IS EXPECTED AT THE ROSEAU MEETING.

THAT FARMERS UNION TOUR IS AT THE MIKE AND LINDA HANSON FARM AT GOODRIDGE THIS AFTERNOON (1:30 PM).




LIFECARE MEDICAL CENTER OFFERS MATTER OF BALANCE CLASSES, STARTING TODAY IN ROSEAU, WARROAD AND GREENBUSH.

PAULA HEDLUND SAYS THOSE CLASSES HELP OLDER PEOPLE.

MORE INFORMATION ON MATTER OF BALANCE CLASSES IS AVAILABLE AT THE WEBSITE (www.lifecaremc.com/classes).




ROSEAU COUNTY FOUR-H HELD A FUNDRAISER LAST NIGHT FOR ITS STATE-TO-STATE EXCHANGE PROGRAM. ROSEAU COUNTY WILL HOST 4H’ERS FROM THE STATE OF TENNESSEE THIS JUNE. COUNTY 4H PROGRAM DIRECTOR SANDI WEILAND SAYS THE PROGRAM HELPS LOCAL STUDENTS LEARN ABOUT OTHER PARTS OF THE UNITED STATES.