LOCAL NEWS - THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2018
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Posted on 02-01-2018
A PRAYER SERVICE FOR TERESA RASKIE OF ROSEAU IS THIS EVENING AT SEVEN AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN ROSEAU.
TERESA RASKIE WAS 53.



A MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL FOR DOROTHY HOVDE OF BAUDETTE IS SATURDAY MORNING AT ELEVEN AT SACRED HEART CATHOLIC CHURCH IN BAUDETTE.
VISITATION IS TOMORROW EVENING (5-7 PM) AT THE CHURCH.
DOROTHY HOVDE WAS 88.



THE RED RIVER FARM NETWORK SAYS AS INTEREST RATES MOVE TO MORE NORMAL LEVELS, THERE WILL BE AN IMPACT ON LAND VALUES.

A SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT WITH THE FARMERS NATIONAL COMPANY, RANDY DICKHUT, ALSO SAYS IF COMMODITY PRICES IMPROVE, A DEMAND FOR LAND WILL CONTINUE.



THE SECTION 8A ONE ACT PLAY COMPETITION IS SATURDAY AT THE ROSEAU SCHOOL THEATRE.
ROSEAU’S AND WARROAD’S ARE TWO OF THE EIGHT PLAYS WHICH WILL BE PERFORMED.



LIFECARE MEDICAL CENTER STARTED OFFERING FREEDOM FROM SMOKING CLASSES EARLIER THIS MONTH. LIFECARE NURSE PAT DRAUGHN, WHO’S A GRADUATE OF THE PROGRAM, SAYS THERE IS GREAT BENEFIT IN GOING SMOKE-FREE.



ROSEAU’S JENNA BAUMGARTNER IS PLAYING GOAL FOR DIVISION ONE POST UNIVERSITY IN WATERBURY,CONNECTICUT; WHERE WOMEN’S HOCKEY COACH HEATH ISAACSON HAS FIVE CANADIANS ON HIS ROSTER.

JENNA BAUMGARTNER IS THE ONLY MINNESOTAN ON THE POST UNIVERSITY TEAM.



WHILE THE CRIME RATE IN MINNESOTA HAS FALLEN 24% BETWEEN 2008 AND 2016, THE INCARCERATION RATE IN THE STATE IS UP ONE PERCENT.

KELLY MITCHELL, AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA’S CENTER FOR CRIMINAL LAW AND JUSTICE, SAYS THAT’S PUTTING A BURDEN ON COUNTY JAILS.

MITCHELL SAYS THERE IS A NEED FOR REFORM IN BOTH SENTENCING AND POLICING.



CANDLELIGHT SKIING, SNOWSHOEING AND HIKING IS SATURDAY EVENING AT ZIPPEL BAY STATE PARK (NORTH OF WILLIAMS).