LOCAL NEWS - THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 2017

Posted on 08-03-2017
THE RED RIVER FARM NETWORK SAYS SOUTHERN BRAZILIAN FARMERS WILL PLANT MORE SOYBEANS, RATHER THAN FIRST-CROP CORN THIS YEAR, DUE TO A FREIGHT SUBSIDY SYSTEM IN THAT COUNTRY.

THE FARM NETWORK QUOTES BRAZILIAN AG CONSULTANT KORY MELBY, WHO’S A GREENBUSH NATIVE.




APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN FOR CONSERVATION PARTNERS LEGACY GRANTS, INTENDED TO PAY FOR WORK ON PRAIRIES, FORESTS AND WETLANDS IN MINNESOTA.

THE LESSARD-SAMS OUTDOOR HERITAGE COUNCIL IS RECOMMENDING EIGHT-POINT-SIX MILLION DOLLARS IN FUNDING FOR NEXT YEAR.

ROSEAU COUNTY COMMISSIONER JACK SWANSON SPOKE TO THE LESSARD-SAMS OUTDOOR HERITAGE COUNCIL THIS WEEK ON THE STATE’S PUBLIC LAND HOLDINGS IN NORTHERN MINNESOTA.

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DAN FABIAN OF ROSEAU IS A MEMBER OF THAT OUTDOOR HERITAGE COUNCIL.




ALTRU CLINIC/ WARROAD IS DOING HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS PHYSICALS THIS AFTERNOON (1-5 PM).
PARENTS MUST ACCOMPANY THEIR HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETE.



ROSEAU HIGH SCHOOL HAS A FALL SPORTS REGISTRATION THIS EVENING (6 PM) AT THE SCHOOL COMMONS.

LAKE OF THE WOODS HIGH SCHOOL HAS A FALL ATHLETIC MEETING THIS EVENING (6:30 PM) AT THE SCHOOL AUDITORIUM IN BAUDETTE.




A THIRD ANNUAL BLUEGRASS MUSIC FESTIVAL IS SATURDAY EVENING (4-8 PM) AT THE DEPOT IN BAUDETTE.

PERFORMERS INCLUDE THE ‘HIGH 48’S’ AND ‘PORCUPINE CREEK’.




J.C. PENNY IN THIEF RIVER FALLS CLOSED ITS DOORS ON MONDAY, A STORE THAT HAD BEEN A MAINSTAY IN THE BUSINESS LANDSCAPE SINCE 1920.

COMMUNITY LEADERS HAVE BEEN IN NEGOTIATIONS WITH TWO POTENTIAL BUYERS TO FILL THE SPACE, BUT ACCORDING TO A GRAND FORKS HERALD REPORT, A SALE IN THE NEAR FUTURE DOESN’T SEEM LIKELY.




“PORCUPINE CREEK” PERFORMS TONIGHT (6:30 PM) AT ROSEAU’S RIVERVIEW PARK GAZEBO.