LOCAL NEWS - MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 2017
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Posted on 08-07-2017
ROSEAU’S FARMERS MARKET HAS BEEN ONGOING THROUGH THE SUMMER, WITH FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES AVAILABLE NOW.

‘SNAP’ RECIPIENTS AT FARMERS MARKETS CAN USE A “MARKET BUCKS” PROGRAM, FROM WHICH THEY GET AND EXTRA TEN DOLLARS FOR EVERY TEN DOLLARS SPENT.

MARKET BUCKS WAS STARTED BY BLUE CROSS/ BLUE SHIELD; MINNESOTA WAS THE FIRST STATE IN THE NATION TO FUND A FARMERS MARKET INCENTIVE PROGRAM.




THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL MEETS THIS EVENING.

THE AGENDA INCLUDES PUBLIC HEARINGS ON THE ABATEMENT PROCESS FOR NUISANCE OR HAZARDOUS BUILDINGS.

AT LAST MONTH’S MEETING; THE COUNCIL APPROVED A TWENTY YEAR DRAFT AIRPORT MASTER PLAN.

MARCUS WATSON IS AN AIRPORT PLANNER FOR K-L-M ENGINEERING, WHICH CONTRACTS WITH THE CITY OF ROSEAU.




ALTRU CLINIC/ ROSEAU ARE DOING HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS PHYSICALS WEDNESDAY MORNING (9-11:30 A.M.) AND THURSDAY AFTERNOON (1-4 PM).

ALTRU CLINIC/ GREENBUSH HAVE SPORTS PHYSICALS THURSDAY (10-3:30).

THE COST IS THIRTY-FIVE DOLLARS.




TODAY’S GRAND FORKS HERALD HAS A FRONT PAGE STORY ON DIGI-KEY OF THIEF RIVER FALLS.

THE COMPANY STARTED IN 1972; IT NOW HAS THIRTY-FIVE HUNDRED EMPLOYEES, WITH PLANS FOR A THREE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLAR EXPANSION WHICH WILL CREATE ANOTHER THOUSAND JOBS.

ONE OF EVERY THREE JOBS IN PENNINGTON COUNTY IS AT DIGI-KEY.




RELAY FOR LIFE OF ROSEAU COUNTY IS LOOKING FOR GOLF CARTS FOR USE DURING SURVIVOR LAPS AT THE ROSEAU CITY PARK, FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

IF YOU CAN HELP, CONTACT AMY (218 689-4533) OR AT CITIZENS STATE BANK IN ROSEAU (463-2135).




THE MINNESOTA STATE PATROL IS CHARGING 19 YEAR OLD GAGE SALIN OF WARROAD WITH DRUNK DRIVING, AFTER A ONE VEHICLE CRASH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING IN WILLIAMS INJURED HIS 17 YEAR OLD PASSENGER (A FEMALE FROM WARROAD).




U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT IS AGAIN RECOGNIZING TWO ROSEAU COUNTY SCHOOLS AS AMONG THE BEST IN THE STATE.

THE NEWS MAGAZINE AWARDED BRONZE MEDALS TO BADGER AND GREENBUSH-MIDDLE RIVER SCHOOLS; AND TO KITTSON COUNTY CENTRAL.

THE 2017 BEST HIGH SCHOOLS RANKINGS ARE BASED ON SEVERAL FACTORS, INCLUDING GRADUATION RATES, READING AND MATH PROFICIENCY, AND COLLEGE PREPAREDNESS.