LOCAL NEWS - WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2018
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Posted on 02-07-2018
THE LITTLE BROTHER/LITTLE SISTER PROGRAM IS LOOKING FOR MENTORS. MORE INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT NORTHWEST COMMUNITY ACTION (528-3258).



AN INFORMATIONAL MEETING IS A WEEK FROM TODAY (February 14/1:30 PM) AT THE LAKE OF THE WOODS HISTORICAL SOCIETY IN BAUDETTE ON THE 2019 WORLD PLOUGHING COMPETITION, TO BE HOSTED BY LAKE OF THE WOODS COUNTY.

ANNA MARIE McHUGH FROM THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND (THE GENERAL SECRETARY FOR THE WORLD PLOUGHING ORGANIZATION) AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE U.S. PLOUGHING ORGANIZATION (JOHN GAARD FROM SOUTH DAKOTA) WILL BE THERE.



U.S. SENATOR AMY KLOBUCHAR OF MINNESOTA AND THREE OTHER SENATORS HAVE INTRODUCED BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION TO EXPAND BROADBAND INFRASTRUCTURE.
THE BILL WOULD INCREASE BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT BY REDUCING RED TAPE FOR COMPANIES AND GOVERNMENTS THAT WANT TO INSTALL BROADBAND INFRASTRUCTURE ON FEDERAL LAND.



ROSEAU JUNIOR CLASS PARENTS HAVE THEIR FIRST POST PROM ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING TOMORROW EVENING AT THE ROSEAU AMERICAN LEGION BASEMENT.
MARY VATNSDAL HAS MORE INFORMATION (242-2586).



THE REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING OF THE ROSEAU RIVER WATERSHED DISTRICT BOARD IS TODAY (Noon).
STATE REPRESENTATIVE DAN FABIAN IS ON THEIR AGENDA.



THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, THIS WEEK, APPROVED A CONTRACT WITH BRAD BAIL FROM EAST GRAND FORKS, TO SERVE AS CITY BUILDING OFFICIAL.

BAIL WAS THE CLOSEST LICENSED BUILDING INSPECTOR WHO HAD TIME TO DO THAT JOB; IT’S BEEN VACANT IN ROSEAU SINCE THE RESIGNATION OF KEVIN WISKOW.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR TODD PETERSON SAYS THERE WERE TWENTY-SIX HUNDRED BUILDING OFFICIALS IN MINNESOTA IN 2008; THERE ARE NOW LESS THAN SIX HUNDRED.



TODAY’S SPIRIT WEEK DRESS-UP THEME AT ROSEAU HIGH SCHOOL IS DECADE DAY. THIS IS “WINTERFEST” WEEK, AND STUDENTS HAVE ORGANIZED A FUNDRAISER FOR CHILDHOOD CANCER.
THE WEEK CONCLUDES WITH SATURDAY’S WINTER FORMAL.



FIREARMS SAFETY CLASSES START MARCH 5TH AT THE ROSEAU SCHOOL THEATRE. STUDENTS MUST BE AT LEAST ELEVEN YEARS OLD, AND MUST PRE-REGISTER AT COAST TRUE VALUE IN ROSEAU BY FEBRUARY 26TH.



PRIVATE PESTICIDE APPLICATOR TRAINING IS THIS MORNING AT THE ROSEAU CITY CENTER,
IN CONJUNCTION WITH A ROSEAU COUNTY SOYBEAN GROWERS MEETING.



FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MAYO GREGERSON OF BADGER ARE FRIDAY MORNING AT ELEVEN AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN ROSEAU. VISITATION IS TOMORROW EVENING (5-7 PM) WITH A SEVEN O’CLOCK PRAYER SERVICE AT HELGESON’S.
MAYO GREGERSON WAS 74.



A REPORT IN ‘TRENDS’ MAGAZINE SAYS MORE THAN HALF OF MINNESOTA’S LABOR FORCE GROWTH SINCE 2010 HAS COME FROM FOREIGN-BORN WORKERS;
AND IMMIGRANTS NOW ACCOUNT FOR TEN PERCENT OF THE AVAILABLE LABOR FORCE IN THE STATE.