LOCAL NEWS - TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2018
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Posted on 01-09-2018
APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE MINNESOTA AGRICULTURE AND RURAL LEADERSHIP CLASS TEN.

A MAJORITY OF EACH OF THE CLASSES HAVE BEEN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCERS, AND OTHER PROFESSIONALS IN RURAL, AG-RELATED BUSINESSES.
IT’S A TWO-YEAR EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE THAT INCLUDES AN INTERNATIONAL STUDY SEMINAR.
THE ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS CAN BE FOUND AT www.marlprogram.org/application



PUBLIC INPUT MEETINGS ON THE THIEF RIVER ONE WATERSHED ONE PLAN ARE THIS EVENING IN THIEF RIVER FALLS, AND TOMORROW MORNING AT THE GRYGLA COMMUNITY CENTER.

THE VISION OF ONE WATERSHED ONE PLAN IS A WATERSHED-WIDE, SCIENCE-BASED APPROACH TO WATER MANAGEMENT.



THE MINNESOTA D.N.R. IS TAKING COMMENTS ON AN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT WORKSHEET FOR THE PROPOSED STAR OF THE NORTH WALKING TRAIL AT BELTRAMI ISLAND STATE FOREST.

THE LAKE OF THE WOODS CHAPTER OF THE RUFFED GROUSE SOCIETY IS PARTNERING ON THE FIFTY-SEVEN MILE LOOP; WHICH WOULD ADD ABOUT TWENTY-SEVEN MILES OF NEW TRAIL.



LIFECARE MEDICAL CENTER HAS A FREEDOM FROM SMOKING CLASS STARTING TOMORROW AFTERNOON IN ROSEAU; AND LIFECARE WILL FACILITATE A TOBACCO CESSATION SUPPORT GROUP STARTING TOMORROW AT MARVIN WINDOWS AND DOORS IN WARROAD.

BROOKE HOMSTAD, FROM LIFECARE MEDICAL CENTER;
WHICH IS ALSO OFFERING TAI JI QUAN - MOVING FOR BETTER BALANCE – CLASSES TUESDAY AND THURSDAY AFTERNOONS AT THE GREENBUSH COMMUNITY CENTER.



THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD MEETS THIS MORNING.
LAST MONTH, THE BOARD HEARD FROM MYLES HOGENSON, WITH THE ROSEAU COUNTY TRAILBLAZERS ON FUNDING FOR SNOWMOBILE TRAIL MAINTENANCE.

THE TRAILBLAZERS GROOM HUNDREDS OF MILES OF TRAIL IN ROSEAU COUNTY.



A SNOWMOBILE ONLINE FIELD DAY IS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT THE WARROAD SCHOOL.
STUDENTS AGED ELEVEN TO FIFTEEN MUST FIRST COMPLETE AN ONLINE COURSE.
D.N.R. CONSERVATION OFFICER ERIC BENJAMIN HAS MORE INFORMATION (218 308-0798).



THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SAYS MINNESOTA MANUFACTURERS ARE UPBEAT ABOUT THE ECONOMY; 95% EXPECT PRODUCTION LEVELS TO INCREASE OR STAY THE SAME IN 2018. ‘DEED’ CONDUCTED A STATEWIDE SURVEY IN NOVEMBER.



PRIVATE PESTICIDE APPLICATOR TRAINING IS FEBRUARY 7TH AT THE ROSEAU CITY CENTER, IN CONJUNCTION WITH A ROSEAU COUNTY SOYBEAN GROWERS GATHERING.



THE JANUARY EDITION OF ‘VOLTS AND VIEWS’ (FROM THE ROSEAU ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE) SAYS THE COOP’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS HAS PASSED A BUDGET FOR THE YEAR WITH NO RETAIL RATE INCREASE; IN LARGE PART BECAUSE MINNKOTA ANNOUNCED NO WHOLESALE RATE INCREASE FOR THE YEAR.



MEMORIAL SERVICES FOR BONNIE DuBOIS OF WARROAD ARE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT THE WILLIAMS COMMUNITY CHURCH IN WILLIAMS.
BONNIE DuBOIS WAS 53.



THE MINNESOTA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION MEETS TODAY, AND MINNESOTA HOUSE SPEAKER KURT DAUDT (R/CROWN) AND SENATE MAJORITY LEADER PAUL GAZELKA (R/NISSWA) HAVE SENT A LETTER URGING THE COMMISSION TO HONOR AN APRIL DECISION DATE ON THE ENBRIDGE LINE THREE PIPELINE REPLACEMENT PROJECT IN NORTHERN MINNESOTA.

AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE, LAST MONTH, ALTERED THAT TIMELINE TO JUNE.



THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, LAST NIGHT, UNANIMOUSLY DENIED A PETITION TO VACATE AN ALLEY AT THE FORMER EVERGREEN MOTEL LOCATION, DUE TO CONCERNS OVER ACCESS TO THE CULLIGAN BUSINESS IN THAT SAME AREA. THE COUNCIL SUGGESTED THE PETITIONERS WORK WITH THE CULLIGAN OWNERS TO RESOLVE THOSE ACCESS ISSUES.

THE COUNCIL HEARD THAT FORMER CITY ATTORNEY PAT MOREN HAS OFFICIALLY RETIRED FROM THE MOREN LAW OFFICE.