LOCAL NEWS - FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 2017
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Posted on 04-14-2017
A ROSEAU HIGH SCHOOL FIRST ROBOTICS TEAM COMPETED LAST WEEK AT AN INTERNATIONAL EVENT IN MINNEAPOLIS, WINNING THREE OF EIGHT MATCHES.

TEAM MEMBERS WERE CODY VONASEK, MATT TURGEON, HOUSTON OíLEARY, JORDAN TRACEY, JOSH OLSON AND TAYLOR FLUEY.




A ROSEAU COUNTY HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION IS A WEEK FROM TOMORROW (April 22/ Eight to Noon) AT THE WARROAD CITY SHOP.

THERE IS A NOMINAL CHARGE FOR FLUORESCENT LIGHTING.




THE MINNESOTA STATE AUDITORíS OFFICE CONDUCTED A WORK-PAPER REVIEW OF ROSEAU COUNTYíS ANNUAL AUDIT EARLIER THIS YEAR, WHICH DETERMINED THAT AUDIT QUALITY DEFICIENCIES REACHED A LEVEL THAT A NEW AUDIT NEEDS TO BE PERFORMED.

THAT WORK-PAPER REVIEW COST ROSEAU COUNTY ABOUT NINETEEN HUNDRED DOLLARS; AN EARLIER DESK REVIEW BY THE AUDITORíS OFFICE RESULTED IN THE WORK OF THE AUDIT FIRM OF HOFFMAN, PHILIPP AND KNUTSON OF THIEF RIVER FALLS BEING APPROVED.

A NEW AUDIT WOULD LIKELY COST THE COUNTY IN EXCESS OF TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS.




LAKE OF THE WOODS COUNTY AND THE LAKE OF THE WOODS SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT HAVE A WORKSHOP ON PUBLIC DRAINAGE SYSTEMS MONDAY EVENING (5-7 PM) AT THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE IN BAUDETTE.




MESSIAH IN THE PASSOVER WILL BE DEMONSTRATED THIS EVENING (6:30 PM) AT THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IN ROSEAU.




MINNESOTA AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER DAVE FREDERICKSON WAS IN ROSEAU LAST WEEK,
AS PART OF A MINNESOTA FARMERS UNION TOUR OF THE STATE.

FREDERICKSON SAYS THE GOVERNORíS BUFFER LEGISLATION WILL MOVE FORWARD.

BUFFER RULES ON PUBLIC WATERWAYS GO INTO EFFECT THIS NOVEMBER.




ROSEAUíS EVANGELICAL COVENANT CHURCH HOSTS AN EASTER EGG HUNT TOMORROW AT ROSEAUíS WESTSIDE PARK.




THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, RECENTLY, APPROVED A THIRD FUNDING BENCHMARK FOR THE ROSEAU COUNTY TRAILBLAZERS.

THAT MONEY IS USED FOR TRAIL GROOMING, BUT TRAILBLAZERS PRESIDENT MYLES HOGENSON IS CONCERNED THE CURRENT FUNDING FORMULA WILL NEGATIVELY AFFECT FUTURE GROOMING EFFORTS IN NORTHERN MINNESOTA.




SIXTY-NINE MILLION AMERICAN KIDS ARE CARED FOR OUTSIDE THEIR HOMES; AND ELEVEN MILLION OF THOSE KIDS ARE YOUNGER THAN AGE FIVE. CHILD CARE AWARE/ MINNESOTA WAS ONE OF THREE GRANT RECIPIENTS IN U.S. FOR TRAINING CHILD CARE PROVIDERS IN DEALING WITH EMERGENCIES.

ANN McCAULEY, WITH CHILD CARE AWARE, SAYS THE PILOT PROGRAM FOCUSES ON COORDINATING EFFORTS BETWEEN PROVIDERS AND EMERGENCY RESPONDERS AND LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS.




LIFECARE MEDICAL CENTER HAS A FREEDOM FROM SMOKING CLASS STARTING NEXT THURSDAY (April 20/ 4:30 PM). CLASSES WILL BE HELD THURSDAY AFTERNOONS AT THE LIFECARE HOME HEALTH CONFERENCE ROOM.




THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION HAS ANNOUNCED A BILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF ROAD AND BRIDGE PROJECTS THIS YEAR.

IN NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA, THAT WORK INCLUDES REPLACING FOUR CULVERTS ON HIGHWAY 219 NORTH OF GOODRIDGE AT A COST OF ONE POINT SIX MILLION DOLLARS AND REPLACING THREE BRIDGES BETWEEN HALLOCK AND LAKE BRONSON ON HIGHWAY 175, AT A COST OF TWO AND A HALF MILLION DOLLARS.




THE SPRING WALLEYE FISHING SEASON ENDS TODAY ON LAKE OF THE WOODS AND THE RAINY RIVER.




FORMER PRIVATE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL WARREN ANDERSON HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH TEN COUNTS OF POSSESSING CHILD PORNOGRAPHY IN KITTSON COUNTY.

THE FIFTY-FIVE YEAR OLD ST. VINCENT RESIDENT HAD BEEN THE PRINCIPAL AT A PRIVATE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL IN ST VINCENT; HE ALSO WORKED TWELVE YEARS AS A VOLUNTEER ORGANIZER FOR THE REPUBLICAN PARTY OF MINNESOTA.