LOCAL NEWS - FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2017
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ROSEAU PARKS AND RECREATION HAS A FUNDRAISER OPEN HOUSE WEDNESDAY EVENING (4-7 PM) AT THE RIVERVIEW GAZEBO PARK.

JOHN MEKASH, FROM THE ROSEAU PARK BOARD, SAYS THE SPLASH PAD IS EXPECTED TO BE OPEN BY EARLY JULY.




THE CITY OF ROSEAU HAS APPROXIMATELY SEVEN-POINT-SEVEN MILLION DOLLARS IN THE BANK. THE CITY’S POLICY IS TO MAINTAIN 35% OF ANNUAL OPERATING EXPENSES IN CASH RESERVES. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR TODD PETERSON TOLD THE CITY COUNCIL THIS WEEK THAT THE CITY’S CASH BALANCES HAVE REMAINED RELATIVELY STABLE OVER THE PAST DECADE.




FORMER ROSEAU COUNTY EXTENSION EDUCATOR CURTIS NYEGAARD HAS A TREE CARE WORKSHOP TOMORROW AT THE FRESH START FARMERS MARKET IN BAUDETTE.




THE ROSEAU COMMUNITY HAS RECEIVED A RURAL CHILD CARE INNOVATION PROGRAM GRANT FROM FIRST CHILDREN’S FINANCE.

ROSEAU IS ONE OF JUST FOUR COMMUNITIES IN THE STATE GETTING THAT GRANT MONEY.

MISSY OKESON, A PROGRAM SPECIALIST FOR THE NORTHWEST MINNESOTA FOUNDATION, SPEARHEADED THE GRANT APPLICATION; SHE SAYS A LACK OF AFFORDABLE CHILD CARE IN THE ROSEAU COMMUNITY IS HAVING A NEGATIVE IMPACT ON THE AVAILABLE WORKFORCE.

A COMMUNITY TEAM MEETS LATER THIS MONTH TO START THE PROJECT.




NEARLY A QUARTER-MILLION VOLUNTEERS OVER AGE FIFTY-FIVE WERE HONORED LAST MONTH BY THE CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE;
WHICH RUNS AMERICORPS AND SENIOR CORPS PROGRAMS.

SAMANTHA WARFIELD SAYS SENIOR CORPS VOLUNTEERS HELP TEACH KIDS TO READ, SERVE AS FOSTER GRANDPARENTS AND HELP OTHER SENIORS LIVE INDEPENDENTLY.




PHIL STACEY OF AMERICAN IDOL IS IN CONCERT JULY 5TH AT THE NEW LIFE ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH, WEST OF WARROAD.

PHIL STACEY WAS A FINALIST DURING THE SIXTH SEASON OF AMERICAN IDOL.




A “DIRTY THIRTY” A-T-V RIDE IS A WEEK FROM TOMORROW (June 17th) IN STRANDQUIST.

PROCEEDS WILL HELP LOCAL CANCER PATIENTS WITH TRAVEL EXPENSES FOR THEIR TREATMENTS.




MINNESOTA CITIES AND COUNTIES CAN APPLY FOR MATCHING FUNDS FOR TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS THAT SUPPORT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

THAT PROGRAM IS THROUGH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND MINN-DOT.

THE MONEY WILL BE DIVIDED BETWEEN GREATER MINNESOTA, AND THE SEVEN COUNTY METRO AREA OF THE STATE.




A 40TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION FOR ROSEAU’S FOUR SEASONS SENIOR CENTER IS TOMORROW (2-5 PM), WITH MUSIC BY JOE AND JOY GUST.




FUNERAL SERVICES FOR GEORGE HAMMER OF WARROAD ARE THIS AFTERNOON AT FOUR-THIRTY AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN ROSEAU. VISITATION BEGINS AT THREE P.M.

GEORGE HAMMER WAS 86.




A FUNERAL SERVICE FOR MARK MORGAN OF ROOSEVELT IS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT THE FAMILY FUNDAMENTAL CHURCH IN WARROAD. VISITATION IS THIS EVENING (5-7 PM) WITH A SEVEN O’CLOCK DEVOTIONAL SERVICE AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN WARROAD. BURIAL IS AT SILENT CITY CEMETERY IN ROOSEVELT.

MARK MORGAN WAS 59.




A FUNERAL SERVICE FOR FORMER ROSEAU RESIDENT JUDITH HAGLUND OF MANTECA, CALIFORNIA IS SATURDAY MORNING AT ELEVEN AT ROSE FREE LUTHERAN CHURCH (WEST OF ROSEAU). VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR. BURIAL IS AT MOE-ROSE CEMETERY.