LOCAL NEWS - FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017
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THE ROSEAU SCHOOL BOARD, LAST NIGHT, HEARD THAT GRADUATION RATES FOR SENIORS HAVE IMPROVED DRAMATICALLY OVER TWO YEARS AGO, WHEN ABOUT FIFTEEN PERCENT OF THE CLASS FAILED TO GRADUATE ON TIME.

ROSEAU HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL DAVE REAVES SAYS FOUR SENIORS DID NOT GRADUATE WITH THEIR CLASS IN LATE MAY, BUT THREE OF THOSE FOUR WILL GRADUATE BY THE END OF THIS MONTH.

THE BOARD RECOGNIZED PARTICIPATION BY ROSEAU STUDENTS IN STATE SHOOTING SPORTS COMPETITIONS - TOMORROW IN ALEXANDRIA, AND LATER THIS MONTH AT THE SKEET CHAMPIONSHIPS IN PRIOR LAKE.




THE FIRST CONCERT NIGHT AT ROSEAU’S RIVERVIEW GAZEBO PARK IS JUNE 22ND, FEATURING WELLSPRING WITH MARK WELLS AND FAMILY.

AN AUGUST 24TH CONCERT WILL FEATURE THE CROWE FAMILY.




THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, THIS WEEK, APPROVED A FIVE THOUSAND DOLLAR APPROPRIATION FOR THE ROSEAU SCHOOL BACKPACK PROGRAM; WHICH PROVIDES SEVERAL MEALS EACH WEEKEND FOR KIDS.

THE COUNTY BOARD MADE A SIMILAR APPROPRIATION TO THE WARROAD BACKPACK PROGRAM LAST YEAR.




ROSEAU COUNTY HAS ITS BOARD OF APPEAL AND EQUALIZATION TUESDAY EVENING.

THAT MEETING IS HELD ANNUALLY, FOR THE BOARD TO CONSIDER PROPERTY VALUATION APPEALS.

COUNTY ASSESSOR LIZ LUND SAYS AGRICULTURAL LAND VALUES ARE HOLDING AT LEAST STEADY IN ROSEAU COUNTY.




A “DIRTY THIRTY” A-T-V RIDE, WITH PROCEEDS GOING TO HELP LOCAL CANCER PATIENTS, IS TOMORROW AT STRANDQUIST.




THE MINNESOTA D.N.R. HOSTS A JUNE 28TH PUBLIC MEETING AT THE WARROAD D.N.R. FORESTRY OFFICE;
WHERE THEY’LL TALK ABOUT PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE TRAIL SYSTEM AT BELTRAMI ISLAND STATE FOREST.




THE ROSEAU RAMS GIRLS HOCKEY TEAM HOSTS A FUNDRAISER GOLF SCRAMBLE TOMORROW AT OAK CREST IN ROSEAU.




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




A SIXTY ANNUAL “ANOTHER MAN’S TREASURE” JUNK MARKET IS TOMORROW AND SUNDAY AT THE ROSEAU COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS.




THE MINNESOTA LEGISLATURE HAS APPROVED ANOTHER ROUND OF GRANT FUNDING FOR THE STATE’S BORDER-TO-BORDER BROADBAND BUILD-OUT.

DANNA MACKENZIE, FROM THE MINNESOTA OFFICE OF BROADBAND DEVELOPMENT, SAYS HIGH SPEED INTERNET IS AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NECESSITY.

SJOBERG’S CABLE TV, WIKTEL AND CENTURY-LINK RECEIVED BROADBAND GRANTS FOR WORK IN ROSEAU COUNTY IN THE PAST SEVERAL YEARS; AND THE ROSEAU ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE IS CONSIDERING OFFERING HIGH SPEED INTERNET TO ITS CUSTOMERS.




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

OLE SONSTENG WAS 95.




FUNERAL SERVICES FOR DALE COULTER OF WARROAD ARE TOMORROW MORNING AT TEN AT ST. MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH IN WARROAD. VISITATION IS THIS EVENING (5-7 PM) WITH A SEVEN O’CLOCK PRAYER SERVICE AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN WARROAD. MILITARY RITES ARE BY THE WARROAD AMERICAN LEGION.

DALE COULTER WAS 77.




A FUNERAL SERVICE FOR AUDREY JACKSON OF ROSEAU IS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT TWO AT MOE LUTHERAN CHURCH IN ROSEAU. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR.

AUDREY JACKSON DIED IN NOVEMBER IN GILBERT, ARIZONA; SHE WAS 82.




FUNERAL SERVICES FOR DEAN JOHNSON OF BELLAIRE BLUFF, FLORIDA ARE TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT ONE AT WABANICA LUTHERAN CHURCH (NORTH OF BAUDETTE). VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR. BURIAL IS AT WABANICA CEMETERY.

DEAN JOHNSON WAS 78.