LOCAL NEWS - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2017

Posted on 12-01-2017
THE ROSEAU COMMUNITY EDUCATION ADVISORY COUNCIL MET YESTERDAY. COMMUNITY ED DIRECTOR LARRY GUGGISBERG SHARED WITH THE GROUP THAT THE ROSEAU SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS SPECIAL LEVY AUTHORITY FOR IT’S SWIMMING POOL AND THE RAMS SPORTS CENTER.

THE CURRENT POOL LEVY IS NINETY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS; THE LEVY FOR THE RAMS SPORTS CENTER IS ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS.



MINNESOTA D.N.R. FORESTRY HAS PUT IT’S BURNING PERMIT SYSTEM BACK INTO EFFECT,
DUE TO A LACK OF SNOW COVER, AND ABOVE-NORMAL TEMPERATURES IN ROSEAU COUNTY.

PERMITS ARE NOT REQUIRED WHEN THE SNOW DEPTH IS AT LEAST THREE INCHES.



MEMORIAL SERVICES FOR DONNA HALVORSON OF ROSEAU ARE THIS MORNING AT ELEVEN AT ROSE FREE LUTHERAN CHURCH, WEST OF ROSEAU.
DONNA HALVORSON WAS 61.



MEMORIAL SERVICES FOR REBECCA EDWARDS OF WILLIAMS ARE TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT ONE AT THE LAKE ROAD CHAPEL, NORTH OF BAUDETTE. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR.
REBECCA EDWARDS WAS 61.



SUPER SANTA SATURDAY IS TOMORROW AT THE ROSEAU CITY CENTER. THERE WILL BE HORSE-DRAWN WAGON RIDES, AND A VISIT FROM SANTA AND MRS. CLAUS AT TEN A.M.



THE GREENBUSH-BADGER LIONS CLUB HAS IT’S 33RD ANNUAL FUN NIGHT SUPPER THIS EVENING (6-8 PM) AT THE GREENBUSH FIRE HALL.
PROCEEDS WILL BE USED FOR LIONS’ PROJECTS.



A CHRISTMAS TREASURES PROGRAM IS SUNDAY AFTERNOON (2 PM) AT THE ROSEAU CITY CENTER.
THERE WILL BE CHRISTMAS READINGS WITH JIM PROVANCE AND JOE McDONNELL, AND MUSIC FROM THE OVERTONES.

THE EVENT IS SPONSORED BY THE ROSEAU AREA FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY.



THE ROSEAU PUBLIC LIBRARY OFFERS NEW AND USED ITEMS FOR KIDS TO BUY FOR CHRISTMAS FOR THEIR LOVED ONES, AT FIFTY CENTS PER ITEM, SUNDAY AND MONDAY. DONATIONS CAN BE DROPPED OFF AT THE LIBRARY; AND KIDS BRING A LIST OF FAMILY MEMBERS SUNDAY AND MONDAY.



ROSEAU’S PIONEER FARM HOSTS AND OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS SUNDAY EVENING (4-7 PM) WITH HORSE-DRAWN SLEIGH RIDES AND A VISIT FROM SANTA AND MRS. CLAUS.



THE ROSEAU COUNTY HAS APPROVED A GRANT APPLICATION FROM THE ROSEAU/LAKE OF THE WOODS SPORTSMANS CLUB AND THE NORTHSTAR TRAIL ALLIANCE; THE CLUBS ARE REQUESTING THIRTY-TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA … THAT’S ABOUT TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS MORE THAN THE CURRENT YEAR.

MYLES HOGENSON SAYS THE CLUBS HAD A BUSY SUMMER OF MAINTENANCE; AND HE SAYS MOST SNOWMOBILE TRAILS ARE READY FOR SOME SNOW.



TODAY IS THE DEADLINE FOR HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS TO APPLY FOR THE MINNESOTA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HIGH SCHOOL PAGE PROGRAM. THAT’S A WEEK-LONG PROGRAM DURING THE 2018 LEGISLATIVE SESSION.



WARROAD’S TEAM ‘EPIC’, EARLIER THIS YEAR, STARTED A ‘SPARKS’ CAMPAIGN AT THE WARROAD SCHOOL.

STEPH HEPPNER IS CO-COORDINATOR, ALONG WITH DANI WOLF, FOR THE ROSEAU COUNTY TEAM ‘EPIC’ COALITION; WHICH INCLUDES COMMUNITY MEMBERS AND STUDENTS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTY.



THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY EVENING.



MINNESOTA COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT TESTS AT THE ROSEAU SCHOOL ARE FEDERALLY MANDATED, AND RESULTS ARE TIED TO THE EVERY STUDENT SUCCEEDS ACT; WHICH REPLACED THE FEDERAL NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND MANDATE.

ROSEAU HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL DAVE REAVES SAYS THE DISTRICT IS SEEING IMPROVED RESULTS.

REAVES SAYS DISTRICT M.C.A. SCORES IMPROVED IN FIVE OF EIGHT SUBGROUPS, INCLUDING A NEARLY NINE PERCENT JUMP IN ELEMENTARY MATH.