LOCAL NEWS - WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2018
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Posted on 01-03-2018
THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, YESTERDAY, APPROVED COMMISSIONER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS FOR 2018.
COUNTY BOARD MEMBERS SERVE ON MORE THAN EIGHTY DIFFERENT COMMITTEES.



THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT HAS AWARDED NEARLY FOUR-POINT-THREE MILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF GRANTS FOR INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS WHICH WILL ENCOURAGE ECONOMIC GROWTH AT FOUR LOCATIONS AROUND THE STATE.

ONE OF THEM IS A MILLION DOLLAR GRANT TO HELP PAY FOR AN ALTERNATIVE ROUTE AROUND THIEF RIVER FALLS TO PRIMARILY BENEFIT DIGI-KEY AND ARCTIC CAT. THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IS ALSO PUTTING A MILLION DOLLARS INTO THAT NEARLY SIX MILLION DOLLAR PROJECT.



THE NORTHWEST MINNESOTA FOUNDATION RECENTLY AWARDED THE NORTH COUNTRY FOOD BANK A FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLAR GRANT TO PAY FOR THEIR NEW MOBILE PRODUCE DROP SERVICE. A RECENT STUDY SHOWS ELEVEN PERCENT (OR, NEARLY THIRTY EIGHT THOUSAND PEOPLE) OF THE POPULATION IN THE NORTH COUNTRY FOOD BANK SERVICE IS FOOD INSECURE.

IT’S ESTIMATED THAT MORE THAN 350 MILLION POUNDS OF FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES GO TO WASTE EACH YEAR IN MINNESOTA.



PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICES FOR KATHRINA HERMAN OF WARROAD WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE AT SUNSET MEMORIAL GARDENS IN FARGO.
KATHRINA HERMAN WAS 77.
SURVIVORS INCLUDE HER THREE SONS IN ROOSEVELT.



THE NORTHWEST MINNESOTA ARTS COUNCIL IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR AN INDIVIDUAL ARTIST GRANT UNTIL JANUARY 15TH.
RESIDENTS OF THE COUNCIL SERVICE AREA, WHICH INCLUDES ROSEAU COUNTY, ARE ELIGIBLE; IF THEY ARE AT LEAST EIGHTEEN YEARS OLD.



MEMORIAL SERVICES FOR DAVID HALLETT OF WARROAD ARE THIS AFTERNOON AT THREE AT THE WARROAD SENIOR LIVING CENTER CHAPEL. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR. BURIAL IS AT ST MARY’S CATHOLIC CEMETERY IN WARROAD.
DAVE HALLETT WAS 88.



A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR ROBERT MOYER OF WARROAD IS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT TWO AT ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH IN WARROAD. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR.
BOB MOYER WAS 76.



THE RED RIVER FARM NETWORK QUOTES AG BANKER CURT COVINGTON AS SAYING EVERY FARM BORROWER FITS INTO ONE OF FOUR CATEGORIES.
COVINGTON SAYS THE FIRST IS THE ACCEPTABLE CREDIT RISK; THE NEXT (AND POSSIBLY LARGEST GROUP) IS THE GOOD BORROWER WHO’S HAD A FINANCIAL HICCUP; THEN, BORROWERS WITH RESTRUCTERED RELATIONSHIPS; AND LAST, FARMERS POTENTIALLY IN A FORECLOSURE OR SETTLEMENT.



ROSEAU COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE OFFICER JEFF PELOWSKI HAS BEEN APPOINTED TO THE MINNESOTA SOLID WASTE ADMINISTRATORS ASSOCIATION LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE.