LOCAL NEWS - TUESDAY, APRIL 11, 2017
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Posted on 04-11-2017
NINETEEN YEAR OLD JORDAN HARBOTT OF THIEF RIVER FALLS SUFFERED NON LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES IN A THREE VEHICLE CRASH YESTERDAY MORNING (7:15 A.M.) ON HIGHWAY 32, THREE MILES SOUTH OF THIEF RIVER FALLS.

HARBOTT’S DODGE DART APPARENTLY CROSSED THE CENTER-LINE, AND HIT A SEMI TRUCK HEAD-ON.

THE TRUCK WAS DRIVEN BY SIXTY-SIX YEAR OLD MICHAEL SKIBICKI OF THIEF RIVER FALLS, WHO WASN’T HURT.

A THIRD CAR, DRIVEN BY SIXTY-ONE YEAR OLD CHERYL SEEGER OF RED LAKE FALLS, SUSTAINED DAMAGE FROM THE CRASH DEBRIS.




LAKE OF THE WOODS COUNTY AND THE LAKE OF THE WOODS SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT HAVE AN INFORMATIONAL WORKSHOP ON PUBLIC DRAINAGE SYSTEMS MONDAY (April 17/ 5-7 PM) AT THE LAKE OF THE WOODS COUNTY COURTHOUSE.

KURT DETERS, AN ATTORNEY FOR RINKE-NOONAN, IS THE GUEST SPEAKER.




THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, TODAY, MEETS WITH TIM WILLIAMSON (FROM MINNESOTA D.N.R. PARKS AND TRAILS) ON THE BELTRAMI ISLAND STATE FOREST TRAILS REVISION PROJECT.

JARED OLAFSON, FROM THE LAKE OF THE WOODS RUFFED GROUSE SOCIETY, SAYS THEY CONTINUE WORKING ON TRAILS IN THE STATE FOREST.




THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IS LOOKING FOR ADOPT A HIGHWAY VOLUNTEERS;
THOSE VOLUNTEERS HELP REDUCE LITTER ALONG ROADSIDES.

THERE ARE CURRENTLY MORE THAN FORTY-FIVE THOUSAND VOLUNTEERS IN MINNESOTA.




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

HARRY “SONNY” MUIRHEAD WAS 89.




FIVE BADGER HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS HAVE ADVANCED TO AN F.C.C.L.A. NATIONAL CONFERENCE IN NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE IN JULY.

THEY’RE EMMA AND HAILEY VON ENDE, JASMINE CHRISTIANSON, KADEYN KELLER AND GRETA LEE.




DAVE BENNETT PERFORMED LAST WEEK AT THE ROSEAU SCHOOL THEATRE, IN THE FINAL SHOW OF THE NORTHERN LIGHTS CONCERT ASSOCIATION SEASON.

THE NEXT FIVE-SHOW SERIES STARTS IN SEPTEMBER WITH A FAMILY-FRIENDLY MAGIC SHOW, AND CONCLUDES NEXT APRIL WITH THE GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA.




A PROGRAM CALLED “MESSIAH IN THE PASSOVER” IS FRIDAY EVENING (6:30-9 PM) AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IN ROSEAU.




THE ROSEAU PUBLIC LIBRARY PRESENTS ARN KIND IN A LYCEUM CALLED “MINNESOTA IN THE GREAT WAR” NEXT TUESDAY EVENING (April 18/ 5 pm).

THIS YEAR IS THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICA’S ENTRY INTO WORLD WAR ONE.




ROSEAU COUNTY IS MORE THAN HALFWAY TOWARD A 250 THOUSAND DOLLAR FUNDRAISING GOAL FOR THE SUNSHINE HOSPITALITY HOME, WHICH WOULD BE LOCATED NEXT TO ALTRU HOSPITAL IN GRAND FORKS. THE HOME WOULD PROVIDE AFFORDABLE ROOMS FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE FAMILY IN THE HOSPITAL.

STUDIES SHOW ROSEAU COUNTY WOULD BE ONE OF THE MOST FREQUENT USERS OF THAT HOME.




MARCUS WATSON, AN AIRPORT PLANNER FOR K-L-J ENGINEERING, WAS IN ROSEAU LAST WEEK TALKING ABOUT ROSEAU’S MUNICIPAL AIRPORT;
AND THE PRIORITIES IN A MASTER PLAN.

THE CITY OF ROSEAU’S SHARE OF THAT PROJECT WOULD BE ABOUT FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS.

WATSON SAYS THE REPAIR IS NECESSARY TO IMPROVE ROSEAU AIRPORT ACCESSIBILITY.




ROSEAU COUNTY 4-H HAS STARTED A COUNTY AMBASSADOR PROGRAM.

SANDI WEILAND IS ROSEAU COUNTY’S 4-H PROGRAM COORDINATOR; SHE SAYS LOCAL OFFERINGS ARE SIMILAR TO THOSE ACROSS THE UNITED STATES.