LOCAL NEWS - FRIDAY, AUGUST 11, 2017
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Posted on 08-11-2017
CITY OF ROSEAU RE-CYCLING BINS HAVE BEEN RE-LOCATED FROM THE ROSEAU FIRE HALL TO THE NORTHWEST SIDE OF THE ROSEAU COUNTY COURTHOUSE COMPLEX (ON 6TH STREET SOUTHWEST).
THOSE BINS WERE MOVED TO CREATE MORE PARKING FOR THE SOUTH RIVERVIEW PARK SPLASH PAD.



A MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL FOR FORMER GREENBUSH RESIDENT JOYCE MLODZIK IS THIS MORNING AT TEN
AT BLESSED SACRAMENT CATHOLIC CHURCH IN GREENBUSH. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR. BURIAL IS AT ST ALOYSIUS CATHOLIC CEMETERY NEAR LEO.

JOYCE MLODZIK WAS 87.



A FUNERAL SERVICE FOR CAROL NORTON OF BADGER IS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN ROSEAU. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR. BURIAL IS AT BADGER CITY CEMETERY.
CAROL NORTON WAS 78.



FUNERAL SERVICES FOR DAN McKINNON OF WARROAD ARE TOMORROW MORNING AT 10:30 AT ST MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH IN WARROAD. VISITATION IS THIS EVENING FROM FIVE TO SEVEN P.M. AT THE CHURCH.

DAN McKINNON WON A SILVER MEDAL AT THE 1956 OLYMPIC HOCKEY TOURNAMENT; AND WAS THE FIRST HOCKEY ALL-AMERICAN AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA.

DAN McKINNON WAS 90.



A FUNERAL SERVICE FOR HARRIET NASLUND OF SALOL IS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT TWO AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN ROSEAU. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR.

HARRIET NASLUND WAS 89.



THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, THIS WEEK, APPROVED A GAMBLING PERMIT FOR A WHITETAILS UNLIMITED RAFFLE TOMORROW AT SPRINGSTEEL RESORT OF WARROAD.

THE BOARD ALSO APPROVED THE APPOINTMENT OF COMMISSIONER JACK SWANSON TO THE ASSOCIATION OF MINNESOTA COUNTIES STATEWIDE EXTENSION COMMITTEE.



LIFECARE MEDICAL CENTER WILL OFFER “LIVING WELL WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS” CLASSES STARTING SEPTEMBER 11TH. CALL COLLEEN (463-4751) TO REGISTER.



THE NORTHWEST MINNESOTA FOUNDATION SPRING NEWSLETTER HAS A FRONT PAGE STORY ON WARROAD’S DISCOVERY AND DEVELOPMENT HUB; THAT’S A LAKE STREET SPACE OPEN FOR COMMUNITY MEMBERS.



A SECOND ANNUAL ROSEAU COUNTY CAR SHOW IS AUGUST 26TH AT ROSEAU’S PIONEER FARM.



THE WOMENS FOUNDATION OF MINNESOTA IS INVITING YOUNG WOMEN (BETWEEN THE AGES OF SIXTEEN AND TWENTY-FOUR) TO APPLY FOR OPEN POSITIONS WITH THE YOUNG WOMEN’S INITIATIVE OF MINNESOTA.
THE YOUNG WOMENS CABINET HAS TWENTY-FIVE MEMBERS, INCLUDING BRIANNE LaDUKE OF WARROAD.



POLARIS INDUSTRIES OF ROSEAU IS IN A HIRING MODE. DANIELLE BYFUGLIEN WORKS FOR RESOURCE M-F-G AT POLARIS; THE COMPANY IS LOSING A NUMBER OF SUMMER STUDENT WORKERS, AND IS HOPING TO FILL VACANCIES IN ASSEMBLY POSITIONS.



ROSEAU ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE OFFICIALS WERE AT MONDAY’S ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL MEETING, SAYING A FEASIBILITY STUDY IS UNDERWAY FOR THE COOP’S POSSIBLE VENTURE INTO PROVIDING HIGH-SPEED INTERNET FOR IT’S CUSTOMERS.
CO-OP GENERAL MANAGER TRACY STOLL SAYS HE’S “HOPING THE FEASIBILITY STUDY WILL MOVE NATURALLY INTO AN ENGINEERING STUDY”;
AND STOLL SAYS PUBLIC MEETINGS WILL BE SCHEDULED SOON IN ROSEAU, WARROAD AND GRYGLA.



AN ELEVENTH ANNUAL AUGUST BLAST CHRISTIAN MUSIC FEST IS IN WILLIAMS THIS EVENING.

PASTOR JOHN JOHNSON, AT THE WILLIAMS COMMUNITY CHURCH, SAYS THE EVENT HAS GROWN TO THE POINT WHERE THEY MAY HAVE TO MAKE IT A TWO DAY EVENT.



THE WILDLIFE DRIVE AT THE ROSEAU RIVER WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA IS OPEN FOR VEHICLE TRAFFIC FOR A FINAL WEEKEND FOR THIS YEAR (THROUGH SUNDAY).
W.M.A. MANAGER RANDY PRACHAR SAYS VISITORS TO THE AREA INCREASE WHEN THAT TWENTY-SEVEN MILE DRIVE IS OPEN.

THAT WILDLIFE DRIVE OPENS AGAIN NEXT YEAR JUST BEFORE THE ROSEAU COUNTY FAIR.