LOCAL NEWS - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2017
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Posted on 11-07-2017
THE ROSEAU ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE HAS A SCHEDULED POWER OUTAGE THIS MORNING (9- 10:30 A.M.) AFFECTING ANY TOWNSHIP COMING FROM THE GREENBUSH SUBSTATION.
THOSE INCLUDE POHLITZ, SOLER, MOOSE, POLONIA, BARTO, SKAGEN, STOKES, DEWEY, BARNETT, AND PARTS OF BLOOMING VALLEY, ROSS, HEREIM, HUSS, NERESON AND GRIMSTAD.

ROSEAU ELECTRIC CO-OP CREWS WILL BE DOING EMERGENCY MAINTENANCE WORK.



THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, LAST NIGHT, AUTHORIZED SEEKING A REPLACEMENT FOR PARKS AND REC DIRECTOR ADAM CRIST; WHO IS APPARENTLY RESIGNING THE POSITION HE ACCEPTED LAST JUNE.

THE COUNCIL WENT INTO CLOSED SESSION TO TALK ABOUT POSSIBLE LITIGATION, RELATED TO SUBCONTRACTORS NOT BEING PAID BY WATERSPLASH, INC FOR WORK AT THE ROSEAU SPLASH PARK.



A SPAGHETTI FUNDRAISER FOR THE STATE TOURNAMENT-BOUND ROSEAU GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM IS THIS EVENING (5 – 7:30 PM) AT GENE’S IN ROSEAU.



GREENBUSH-MIDDLE RIVER SCHOOL DISTRICT VOTERS GO TO THEIR POLLING PLACES TODAY TO DECIDE WHETHER TO APPROVE AN INCREASED PER PUPIL REFERENDUM, AND A CAPITAL PROJECT LEVY.



SUE VATNSDAL IS THE ROSEAU TEACHERS ASSOCIATION’S CHOICE AS DISTRICT TEACHER OF THE YEAR. SHE TEACHES FIRST GRADE AT THE ROSEAU ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.



A HUNTERS BREAKFAST IS SATURDAY (7 A.M. – 1 P.M.) AT PINE GROVE LUTHERAN CHURCH IN PENCER.



THIS IS DAY FOUR OF THE FIREARMS DEER SEASON IN MINNESOTA.

D.N.R. REGIONAL WILDLIFE MANAGER JOHN WILLIAMS SAYS THE DEER POPULATION IN NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA IS CLOSE TO AN IDEAL POPULATION LEVEL.

STATEWIDE, THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES EXPECTS A FIFTEEN PERCENT HARVEST INCREASE OVER LAST YEAR.



THE ROSEAU PUBLIC LIBRARY IS TAKING DONATIONS OF NEW OR USED GIFT ITEMS; THOSE ITEMS WILL THEN BE AVAILABLE FOR KIDS TO BUY (FOR A NOMINAL PRICE) AS GIFTS FOR THEIR FRIENDS AND FAMILY.



STATE REPRESENTATIVE DAN FABIAN (R/ROSEAU) IS ENCOURAGING HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS TO APPLY FOR THE MINNESOTA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HIGH SCHOOL PAGE PROGRAM.

THAT’S A WEEK-LONG PROGRAM WHERE JUNIORS CAN LEARN MORE ABOUT THE LEGISLATIVE PROCESS.
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY DECEMBER FIRST.



THE REBUILD RURAL COALITION, WHICH COMPRISES MORE THAN TWO HUNDRED RURAL AND AGRICULTURE-BASED ORGANIZATIONS, IS LOOKING FOR SUPPORT FOR INFRASTRUCTURE IN RURAL AMERICA.

MARK HAYES, WITH THE FARM CREDIT COUNCIL IN WASHINGTON, D.C., SAYS SHRINKING NUMBERS MEANS SHRINKING DOLLARS.

THE COALITION HAS SENT A LIST OF IT’S PRIORITIES TO U.S. AGRICULTURE SECRETARY SONNY PERDUE.



A REPORT FROM THE CENTER FOR AMERICAN PROGRESS SAYS TWENTY-SIX PERCENT OF MINNESOTANS LIVE IN WHAT’S CALLED A “CHILD CARE DESERT”.
BUT MINNESOTA RANKS BETTER THAN MOST STATES. RASHEED MALIK SAYS ABOUT HALF OF AMERICANS DON’T HAVE ACCESS TO HIGH QUALITY, AFFORDABLE CHILD CARE.

THE STUDY SAYS ACCESS TO CHILD CARE IS ESSENTIAL TO THE ECONOMY.