LOCAL NEWS - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2017
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Posted on 04-12-2017
THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, YESTERDAY, APPROVED THE HIRE OF TWO TEMPORARY PART-TIME JAILER/ DISPATCHERS.

THE BOARD ALSO APPROVED HIRING THREE HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATORS AT THE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT, TO REPLACE THREE RETIREES.




A DISCIPLES PAGEANT PERFORMANCE IS TOMORROW EVENING 7 PM) AT THE FREE LUTHERAN CHURCH OF ROSEAU.




REPUBLICAN STATE REPRESENTATIVE DAN FABIAN OF ROSEAU HELD A TOWN HALL MEETING MONDAY MORNING AT THE ROSEAU CITY HALL, ATTENDED BY ABOUT TWENTY PEOPLE.

MANY OF THEM WANTED TO TALK ABOUT BUFFER LEGISLATION.

FABIAN SAID “LOCAL CONTROL AND ALTERNATIVE PRACTICES ARE THE KEYS” FOR HIM.

FABIAN ALSO TALKED AT THE TOWN HALL MEETING ABOUT OVERREACH BY STATE AGENCIES LIKE THE MINNESOTA POLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY, AND BOARD OF WATER AND SOIL RESOURCES; AND ABOUT A POLICY OF NO-NET GAIN OF PUBLIC LAND.




ROSEAU HIGH SCHOOL ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL AARON NELSON IS LEAVING THE DISTRICT FOR A PRINCIPAL’S JOB IN PEQUOT LAKES.

SUPERINTENDENT LARRY GUGGISBERG SAYS THE WINTER SPORTS SEASON IS OVER AT THE SCHOOL.




THE QUIN COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH BOARD MEETS MONDAY AFTERNOON IN NEWFOLDEN.




TRACY STOLL FROM THE ROSEAU ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, AND KARL FRIGAARD FROM NORTHWEST COMMUNITY ACTION, WERE AT LAST WEEK’S ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL MEETING, ASKING THAT THE CITY SERVE AS THE FISCAL AGENT FOR A GRANT APPLICATION TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOR A FEASIBILITY STUDY.

THE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE IS CONSIDERING THE FEASIBILITY OF OFFERING HIGH SPEED BROADBAND SERVICE TO ALL OF ITS CUSTOMERS.

THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IS DOING AERIAL MAPPING OF HIGHWAY ELEVEN, EAST OF ROSEAU AND WEST OF WARROAD; AND HIGHWAY 313, NORTH OF WARROAD TO CREATE A RECORD OF EXISTING INFRASTRUCTURE ALONG MINN-DOT RIGHT OF WAY.




JONI MASSARO OF ROSEAU HAS A PRESENTATION ON SWITZERLAND TOMORROW AS PART OF THE LUNCH AT THE ROSEAU LIBRARY TRAVEL SERIES.




THE FAILURE OF CONGRESSIONAL REPUBLICANS TO OVERTURN “OBAMACARE” HASN’T ENDED THE DEBATE OVER FIXING AMERICA’S HEALTHCARE SYSTEM.

GLENN PEARSON, THE FORMER PRESIDENT OF PHYSICIANS FOR A NATIONAL HEALTH PROGRAM, SAYS FOR-PROFIT SOLUTIONS WON’T WORK.