LOCAL NEWS - MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2018
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Posted on 02-05-2018
ROSEAU HIGH SCHOOL “WINTERFEST” IS THIS WEEK.
SPIRIT WEEK DRESS-UP THEMES INCLUDE JERSEY DAY TODAY; DRESS LIKE YOUR DAD DAY TOMORROW; AND DECADE DAY WEDNESDAY.



THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL MEETS THIS EVENING.
AMONG OTHER THINGS, THEY’LL TALK ABOUT A POLICY AND FEES FOR USE OF THE CITY’S NEW ELECTRONIC SIGN ON HIGHWAY ELEVEN.



THE RED RIVER FARM NETWORK REPORTS NEW MONEY FOR THE 2018 FARM BILL WILL BE DIFFICULT TO SECURE.
DOCTOR BRAD LUBEN, WITH UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA EXTENSION, SAYS THERE ARE QUESTIONS WHETHER FARMERS WILL BE ABLE TO DECIDE BETWEEN AGRICULTURE RISK COVERAGE or PRICE LOSS COVERAGE.



PRECINCT CAUCUSSES ARE TOMORROW EVENING.
IN ROSEAU COUNTY, G.O.P. CAUCUSSES ARE AT THE ROSEAU AND WARROAD SCHOOLS, AND AT THE BADGER COMMUNITY CENTER.

D.F.L. CAUCUSSES ARE AT BEAR AND BEAN IN ROSEAU.



THE ROSEAU CIVIC AND COMMERCE ASSOCIATION IS TRYING A BUSINESS AFTER HOURS EVENT THIS THURSDAY EVENING AT THE BRICKHOUSE.
POLARIS IS THE FIRST PRESENTER.



THE ROSEAU SCHOOL DENIED A REQUEST FROM FOUR-H FOR HONOR CORDS FOR 4H’ERS DURING THE COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY. BOARD MEMBERS SAID THAT SINCE 4-H IS NOT A SCHOOL FUNCTION, THE DISTRICT COULD BE SETTING A PRECEDENT.



A P.T.S.D. PEER SUPPORT GROUP BEGINS MEETING TOMORROW EVENING (7-9 P.M.) AT ROSEAU’S MASONIC LODGE. LOU SAVARD, FROM STEINBACH, MANITOBA, IS THE FACILITATOR. SAVARD WORKED 25 YEARS FOR THE R.C.M.P. HE HAS MORE INFORMATION AT (204) 392-2235 or lousavard60@gmail.com



PRIVATE PESTICIDE APPLICATOR TRAINING IS WEDNESDAY MORNING AT THE ROSEAU CITY CENTER,
AS PART OF A SOYBEAN GROWERS MEETING.



A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR JENNIFER POPPITZ OF BAUDETTE IS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT WABANICA LUTHERAN CHURCH, NORTH OF BAUDETTE. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR.
JENNIFER POPPITZ WAS 30.



A REGULAR ROSEAU COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE MEETING IS THIS EVENING (5:30 PM) AT BEAR AND BEAN IN ROSEAU. AMONG OTHER THINGS, THEY’LL TALK ABOUT SURVEY RESULTS AND DATE CHANGES.



BAGLEY WON THE SECTION 8A ONE ACT PLAY COMPETITION, HELD SATURDAY AT THE ROSEAU SCHOOL THEATRE; WITH ADA-BORUP SECOND.
ROSEAU AND WARROAD BOTH HAD PLAYS IN THAT COMPETITION.



THE AMERICAN ROAD AND TRANSPORTATION BUILDERS ASSOCIATION SAYS THERE ARE 709 STRUCTURALLY DEFICIENT BRIDGES IN MINNESOTA; THAT’S FIVE-POINT-THREE PERCENT OF ALL THE BRIDGES IN THE STATE.

ONE OF THE MOST TRAVELED OF THE STRUCTURALLY DEFICIENT BRIDGES IN MINNESOTA IS THE HIGHWAY TWO BRIDGE OVER THE RED RIVER AT EAST GRAND FORKS.

MINNESOTA IS 40TH IN THE NATION IN THE PERCENTAGE OF BRIDGES IN POOR CONDITION.
MOST OF THE STRUCTURALLY DEFICIENT BRIDGES WERE BUILT NEARLY SEVENTY YEARS AGO, WHEN HARRY S. TRUMAN WAS PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.



YESTERDAY’S GRAND FORKS HERALD HAD A FEATURE ON AREA FISHING GUIDES. AMONG THE GUIDES RECOGNIZED IN THE STORY WERE SCOTT AND ALLEN EDMAN OF WARROAD, WHO OWN EDMAN’S ANGLING ADVENTURES AT THE NORTHWEST ANGLE; BOTH ARE WARROAD SCHOOL TEACHERS.

THE HERALD ALSO HAD A STORY ON A VINTAGE SNOWMOBILE SHOW IN EAST GRAND FORKS, WITH A PICTURE OF DON OMDAHL OF ROSEAU; HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE POLARIS RACING TEAM IN THE 1970’S.