LOCAL NEWS - MONDAY, JULY 12, 2017
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Posted on 06-12-2017
THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, LAST WEEK, APPROVED THE HIRE OF ADAM CRIST AS PARKS AND RECREATION DIRECTOR. HE’LL START IN EARLY JULY.

CRIST WAS ONE OF TWENTY APPLICANTS FOR THE POSITION.

THE COUNCIL APPROVED SPENDING 165 THOUSAND DOLLARS TO COMPLETE THE ELECTRIC PORTION OF THE CITY’S AUTOMATED METER READING INITIATIVE.

CITY SUPERINTENDENT DAVID DROWN SAID CREWS WILL WORK ON THE WATER CHANGEOVER PROCESS NEXT WINTER.




ROSEAU COUNTY HAD ANOTHER WARMER THAN NORMAL WEEK, WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE EIGHTIES.

PARTS OF THE UPPER MIDWEST ARE EXPERIENCING DROUGHT CONDITIONS, BUT GREG GUST (AT THE GRAND FORKS NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE) SAYS NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA ISN’T THERE YET.




THE ROSEAU SCHOOL BOARD MEETS THIS WEEK.

FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT EFFORTS ARE UNDERWAY, INCLUDING A SCHOOL PARKING LOT PAVEMENT SEAL COATING LAST WEEK AND WORK TO REPAIR THE HOT TUB AT THE SCHOOL POOL.




A POTLUCK FUNDRAISER FOR THE WANNASKA SCHOOL RINK AND REC IS SATURDAY AFTERNOON (Noon to Four PM).




A ROSEAU GIRLS HOCKEY GOLF SCRAMBLE FUNDRAISER IS SATURDAY AT OAK CREST GOLF COURSE IN ROSEAU.




ROSEAU SUMMER FUN AT SCHOOL STARTS TODAY.

COMMUNITY EDUCATION DIRECTOR AARON NELSON SAYS THE WEEK CAN ENCOURAGE RELUCTANT LEARNERS TO FIND SOME ENJOYMENT IN SCHOOL.

ROSEAU SUMMER SCHOOL GOES THROUGH FRIDAY.




A MEMORIAL VISITATION FOR TAMMY PEPPER OF ROOSEVELT IS TODAY (4-7 PM) AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN WARROAD.

TAMMY PEPPER WAS 58.




FUNERAL SERVICES FOR OLE SONSTENG OF ROSEAU ARE FRIDAY MORNING AT ELEVEN AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN ROSEAU. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR. MILITARY HONORS ARE BY THE ROSEAU MEMORIAL HONOR GUARD.

OLE SONSTENG WAS 95.




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




THE CITY OF BADGER HAD SOME WATER ISSUES SATURDAY, AFTER HEAVY RAIN ON FRIDAY NIGHT.




AN ANNUAL CANCER SURVIVORS PICNIC WAS HELD LAST WEEK IN ROSEAU, AHEAD OF THE AUGUST 11TH ANNUAL ROSEAU COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE (AT THE ROSEAU CITY PARK).

PATTY CHAMPAGNE IS ONE OF THE RELAY ORGANIZERS.




YESTERDAY’S GRAND FORKS HERALD HAD A FRONT PAGE STORY ON THE FIFTEEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE 2002 FLOOD, THAT DECIMATED THE CITY OF ROSEAU.