LOCAL NEWS - MONDAY, APRIL 10, 2017
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Posted on 04-10-2017
SPRING BURNING RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT, STARTING TODAY, IN ROSEAU COUNTY (AS WELL AS PENNINGTON, MARSHALL, KITTSON AND NORTH BELTRAMI COUNTIES).

ADAM FISHER, FROM THE WARROAD D.N.R. FORESTRY OFFICE, SAYS RESTRICTIONS WILL REMAIN IN PLACE UNTIL GREEN-UP.

RECREATIONAL FIRES, IN A FIRE RING, ARE NOT SUBJECT TO SPRING BURNING RESTRICTIONS.




AN ANNUAL GOOD FRIDAY FISH FRY IS THIS FRIDAY EVENING (4:30-7 PM) AT MESSIAH LUTHERAN CHURCH IN ROSEAU.




THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, LAST WEEK, SET A POLICY FOR INSTALLATION OF AUTOMATIC METER READERS; WHICH WILL ALLOW THE CITY WORKS DEPARTMENT TO REMOTELY READ RESIDENTIAL AND BUSINESS ELECTRIC AND WATER USAGE.

AN OPT-OUT OPTION WILL COST THE RESIDENT OR BUSINESS OWNER SEVENTY FIVE DOLLARS A MONTH, IN ADDITION TO THE COST OF THE SERVICE.

THE COUNCIL ALSO HEARD THAT THE CITY’S FIRE RATING HAS IMPROVED.




REPUBLICAN STATE REPRESENTATIVE DAN FABIAN OF ROSEAU HAS A TOWN HALL MEETING THIS MORNING (8 A.M.) AT THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS.

HE’LL BE AT TOWN HALL MEETINGS TOMORROW IN KARLSTAD AND THIEF RIVER FALLS.




A ROSEAU HIGH SCHOOL TEAM COMPETES AT A STATE ECONOMICS CHALLENGE THIS WEEK AT THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANK IN MINNEAPOLIS.

A TRIP TO A NATIONAL COMPETITION IS AT STAKE; SO WHAT DOES COACH KATIE HEDLUND KNOW ABOUT THAT?

MINNESOTA HAS HAD MORE SUCCESS THAN ANY OTHER STATE IN THAT ECONOMICS EVENT.




A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR HARRY MUIRHEAD IS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT ONE AT ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH IN WARROAD. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR.

HARRY “SONNY” MUIRHEAD WAS 89.




TODAY IS NATIONAL LINEMAN APPRECIATION DAY; HONORING THOSE MEN AND WOMEN WHO WORK TO KEEP THE POWER ON.




THE ROSEAU V.F.W. POST AND AUXILIARY HAVE THEIR REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING THIS EVENING (6 PM).




THE MINNESOTA DEER HUNTERS ASSOCIATION HAS CORN AND SOYBEAN PLOT SEED AVAILABLE.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL STU WESTON (463-0045).




THE TEN LEAST HEALTHY COUNTIES IN MINNESOTA ARE IN NORTHERN MINNESOTA, WHILE SEVEN OF THE TEN HEALTHIEST ARE IN THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE STATE.

MARSHALL COUNTY IS 7TH IN THE STATE IN HEALTH OUTCOMES.

ROSEAU COUNTY IS 48TH IN HEALTH OUTCOMES; AND 45TH IN HEALTH FACTORS, WHICH INCLUDE THINGS LIKE ADULT SMOKING, ADULT OBESITY AND EXCESSIVE DRINKING.




CROOKSTON SCHOOL DISTRICT VOTERS, TOMORROW, WILL DECIDE THE FATE OF THREE PROPOSED CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS; INCLUDING A 3.4 MILLION DOLLAR BUS GARAGE; A THREE MILLION DOLLAR ATHLETIC COMPLEX; AND A NEARLY FIVE MILLION DOLLAR GYM AND MUSIC MULTI-PURPOSE ROOM.




FORTY-EIGHT YEAR OLD THOMAS BURRI OF INTERNATIONAL FALLS WAS AIRLIFTED TO A FARGO HOSPITAL AFTER A MOTORCYCLE-DEER COLLISION ON HIGHWAY ELEVEN IN KOOCHICHING COUNTY.

THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT, JUST BEFORE EIGHT P.M.