LOCAL NEWS - MONDAY, JULY 17, 2017
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Posted on 07-17-2017
THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, LAST WEEK, SET AN AUGUST 22ND PUBLIC HEARING DATE FOR CHANGES TO THE LIQUOR LICENSE FEE SCHEDULE.

THE COUNTY IS PROPOSING A TWENTY PERCENT INCREASE FOR THOSE FEES, WHICH HAVEN’T BEEN INCREASED IN DECADES.




AN ANNUAL A.L.S. FUNDRAISER WAS HELD SATURDAY IN ROSEAU, WITH HUNDREDS OF RUNNERS AND WALKERS INVOLVED.

SATURDAY’S EVENT HONORED LARRY RISLOV OF BADGER.




THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, LAST WEEK, TALKED ABOUT A MONTHLY CAMPING RATE AT THE ROSEAU CITY PARK - WHERE AN UN-OFFICIAL RATE HAS BEEN IMPOSED IN RECENT YEARS. THE CITY ONLY HAS DAILY RATES IN ITS OFFICIAL POLICY.

THE COUNCIL IS ASKING ITS PARK BOARD FOR A RECOMMENDATION.




ADVANCED SALE RIDE TICKETS REMAIN AVAILABLE FOR THE ROSEAU COUNTY FAIR FROM A NUMBER OF LOCATIONS IN ROSEAU AND MARSHALL COUNTIES, AND IN SOUTH JUNCTION, MANITOBA. THE MIDWAY OPENS TOMORROW EVENING.




CHURCH NIGHT WAS LAST NIGHT AT THE FAIR; TODAY IS OPEN CLASS ENTRY DAY, WITH OPEN CLASS PHOTOGRAPHY JUDGING THIS EVENING.




THE QUIN COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES BOARD MEETS THIS AFTERNOON IN NEWFOLDEN.




ROSEAU NATIVE JEROME RICE HAS A BOOK SIGNING AND LECTURE WEDNESDAY AT THE ROSEAU LIBRARY AND AMERICAN LEGION.

THE TWIN CITIES ATTORNEY HAS WRITTEN A BOOK CALLED “RAVEN AVENGING," WHICH HAS A ROSEAU COUNTY CONNECTION.

IT’S RICE’S FIRST NOVEL, AND HE SAYS HE’LL PROBABLY WRITE ANOTHER.




THE DEADLINE FOR AG PRODUCERS TO REPORT THEIR ACREAGES TO THE ROSEAU, LAKE OF THE WOODS AND KOOCHICHING FARM SERVICE AGENCY OFFICES IS TODAY.




GYMS, THE WALKING TRACK AND FITNESS CENTER AT THE ROSEAU SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED FROM JULY 24TH THROUGH AUGUST 7TH FOR FLOOR RE-FINISHING.

SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT LARRY GUGGISBERG SAYS THERE ARE EXPENSIVE FACILITY UPGRADES PLANNED FOR THE SCHOOL BUILDINGS.




U.S. SENATOR AL FRANKEN HAS INTRODUCED LEGISLATION TO ADDRESS TEACHER SHORTAGES ACROSS THE UNITED STATES. PART OF THE LEGISLATION WOULD PROVIDE GRANT DOLLARS FOR RURAL DISTRICTS STRUGGLING TO FIND QUALIFIED TEACHERS.




THE TOP MOVIE AT THE NATION’S BOX OFFICES OVER THE WEEKEND WAS “WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES," EARNING MORE THAN FIFTY-SIX MILLION DOLLARS.

ALSO IN THE TOP EIGHT WERE “CARS THREE”, WHICH IS CURRENTLY PLAYING AT THE ROSO THEATRE; AND “WONDER WOMAN”, WHICH WAS AT THE ROSO THEATRE LAST WEEK.




THE BOAT RAMP AND HARBOR PARKING AREA AT ZIPPEL BAY STATE PARK (NORTH OF WILLIAMS) ARE CLOSED INTO EARLY SEPTEMBER FOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.




IT’S FAIR WEEK IN ROSEAU COUNTY, AND WEATHER FORECASTERS SAY IT SHOULD BE A VERY NICE WEEK.

AMANDA LEE, AT THE GRAND FORKS NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE, SAYS TODAY COULD BE WET IN ROSEAU COUNTY; HIGH TEMPERATURES TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY THIS WEEK ARE EXPECTED IN THE UPPER 70’S.




A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR SHIRLEE BANNERT OF WARROAD IS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN WARROAD. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR.

SHIRLEE BANNERT WAS 84.