LOCAL NEWS - WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017
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Posted on 06-14-2017
THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, YESTERDAY, APPROVED COUNTY ASSUMPTION OF JURISDICTION TO CARRY OUT COMPLIANCE PROVISIONS OF THE STATE’S WATER QUALITY BUFFER INITIATIVE.

THE COUNTY WILL HAVE THE SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT ADMINISTER THE ENFORCEMENT.

THE COUNTY’S OTHER OPTION WAS HAVING THE STATE BOARD OF SOIL AND WATER RESOURCES SERVE AS THE ENFORCEMENT AGENT.




SOLUTIONS STORE IN WARROAD IS GOING OUT OF BUSINESS AFTER ELEVEN YEARS.

DAVE AND MARNIE SWEDBERG BOUGHT THE WARROAD BEN FRANKLIN STORE IN 2006.

BEN FRANKLIN STORES IN ROSEAU, BAUDETTE AND THIEF RIVER FALLS HAVE CLOSED THEIR DOORS OVER THE PAST DECADE.




A NORTHWEST MINNESOTA ARTS COUNCIL HAS A TRAVELING ART EXHIBIT OPENING TODAY AT THE WARROAD PUBLIC LIBRARY.

ARTISTS PARTICIPATING INCLUDE PAULETTE CHRISTIANSON OF BADGER AND ALICIA SPILDE OF KARLSTAD AND STUDENT ARTISTS KENDRA JENSEN AND JORDAN NELSON OF GOODRIDGE.

THAT TRAVELING EXHIBIT WILL BE AT THE ROSEAU PUBLIC LIBRARY STARTING JULY 28TH.




THE SECOND WEEK OF THE WARROAD SUMMER THEATRE PRODUCTION OF “OPAL’S MILLION DOLLAR DUCK” STARTS TOMORROW EVENING.

BONNIE NORDVALL DIRECTS THE FOURTH PLAY IN THE “OPAL” SERIES TO BE PERFORMED BY W.S.T.

THE PLAY WILL BE PERFORMED THROUGH SUNDAY AT THE WARROAD HIGH SCHOOL MINI-THEATRE.

W.S.T. HAD SOME ISSUES WITH ITS BOX OFFICE LAST WEEK, WHICH HAVE BEEN RESOLVED.




A “DIRTY THIRTY” A-T-V RIDE FOR CANCER IS SATURDAY AT STRANDQUIST.




A ROSEAU PARKS AND RECREATION OPEN HOUSE FUNDRAISER IS THIS EVENING (4-7 PM) AT THE RIVERVIEW GAZEBO PARK.




THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, LAST WEEK, AWARDED A BID FOR CRACK SEALING AT THE ROSEAU MUNICIPAL AIRPORT. THE BID OF $29,500 WAS WELL UNDER THE BUDGETED AMOUNT OF FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS. THERE IS AN EIGHTY PERCENT STATE COST-SHARE FOR THAT PROJECT.




GREENBUSH AUDITIONS FOR PRAIRIE FIRE CHILDREN’S THEATRE MUSICAL PRODUCTION OF “PINOCCHIO” ARE JUNE 26TH (1 PM) AT THE GREENBUSH SCHOOL.

UP TO SEVENTY-FIVE KIDS AND ADULTS ARE NEEDED.
THE PLAY WILL BE PERFORMED FRIDAY, JUNE 30TH AT THE GREENBUSH SCHOOL GYM.




A GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONY FOR THE SUNSHINE HOSPITALITY HOME IN GRAND FORKS WAS LAST WEEK.
THAT HOME IS LOCATED JUST WEST OF ALTRU HOSPITAL IN GRAND FORKS.

A ROSEAU COUNTY SUNSHINE TEAM, WHICH HAS BEEN WORKING ON FUNDRAISING FOR THAT PROJECT, MEETS NEXT WEEK.




A REPORT FROM A RESEARCH GROUP RELATED TO DUKE UNIVERSITY SAYS THERE IS A BOOMING BUSINESS IN STOPPING LEAKS IN NATURAL GAS PIPELINES ACROSS AMERICA.

UN-REPAIRED LEAKS ARE ESTIMATED TO COST MORE THAN A BILLION DOLLARS A YEAR IN LOST NATURAL GAS AND AS A RESULT, THE MITGATION INDUSTRY HAS EXPERIENCED A THIRTY PERCENT EMPLOYMENT GROWTH.

MARCY LOWE, THE C.E.O. OF DATU RESEARCH, SAYS THE MAJORITY OF METHANE-MITIGATION FIRMS ARE SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH HAVE STARTED IN THE PAST SIX YEARS.