LOCAL NEWS - TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2018
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Posted on 03-06-2018
A MEMORIAL MASS FOR EVAN FRUTIGER OF WARROAD IS MARCH 24TH (11 A.M.) AT ST MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH IN WARROAD. MILITARY HONORS ARE BY THE WARROAD AMERICAN LEGION AND V.F.W.
BURIAL IS AT FORT SNELLING NATIONAL CEMETERY AT A LATER DATE.
EVAN FRUTIGER WAS 94.



THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, LAST NIGHT, HEARD THAT IT’S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY FINALIZED THE SALE OF SIX ACRES IN THE ROSEAU INDUSTRIAL PARK TO JOLIETTE AG SYSTEMS, WHICH WILL BUILD A SEED AND CHEMICAL WAREHOUSE. THE COST OF THAT PARCEL IS JUST LESS THAN THIRTY-SEVEN THOUSAND DOLLARS.



THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAYS ABOUT TEN INCHES OF SNOW FELL SUNDAY INTO YESTERDAY IN THE BEMIDJI AREA, WHILE WADENA AND PARK RAPIDS HAD MORE THAN A FOOT OF SNOW.
THE CITY OF ROSEAU GOT LESS THAN AN INCH FROM THE STORM.



A FUNERAL SERVICE FOR GARY COWDEN OF ROSEAU (AND FORMERLY OF DILWORTH) IS THIS AFTERNOON AT TWO AT KORSMO FUNERAL HOME IN MOORHEAD. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR.
GARY COWDEN WAS 84.



A FIFTEENTH INTERNATIONAL RAINY/LAKE OF THE WOODS WATERSHED FORUM IS TOMORROW AND THURSDAY IN INTERNATIONAL FALLS. ROBERT NAULT, A MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT IN CANADA, WILL ADDRESS THE GROUP TOMORROW EVENING.



MINNESOTA SENATORS AMY KLOBUCHAR AND TINA SMITH HAVE INTRODUCED A SENATE RESOLUTION COMMENDING MINNESOTANS WHO WERE PART OF TEAM USA AT LAST MONTH’S WINTER OLYMPICS IN SOUTH KOREA.
AMONG THE GOLD MEDAL WINNING MINNESOTANS WAS WARROAD’S GIGI MARVIN, PART OF THE U.S. WOMEN’S HOCKEY TEAM. EIGHT MEMBERS OF THAT TEAM ARE FROM MINNESOTA.



THE PERSONAL FINANCE WEBSITE WalletHub SAYS THE AVERAGE AMERICAN HOUSEHOLD SPENDS JUST UNDER TWENTY-TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS PER YEAR IN REAL ESTATE PROPERTY TAXES.

NEW JERSEY HAS THE HIGHEST PROPERTY TAXES, AT AN AVERAGE FORTY-FOUR HUNDRED DOLLARS; AND HAWAII THE LOWEST, AT FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS.
NORTH DAKOTA IS 28TH, MINNESOTA 32ND, SOUTH DAKOTA 35TH AND WISCONSIN 47TH ON THAT LIST.



THE MINNESOTA PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY HAS AWARDED TEN MILLION DOLLARS IN GRANT FOR A NEW SANITARY SEWER COLLECTION SYSTEM AND EXTENSION IN KOOCHICHING COUNTY. THE INTENTION IS PROTECT WATER QUALITY AT VOYAGEUR’S NATIONAL PARK.
THE TOTAL COST OF THE PROJECT IS NINETEEN-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS.



ALTRU CLINIC IN ROSEAU IS OFFERING WEEKLY ORTHOPEDIC CARE WITH DOCTOR JEREMY GARDNER, WHO SPECIALIZES IN KNEES AND HIPS;
AND NURSE PRACTITIONER WADE OLSON, WHO’S OFFERING TREATMENT FOR HIP, KNEE AND SHOULDER PAIN; AND SPORTS INJURIES.



THE ROSEAU COUNTY LAW LIBRARY BOARD AND LEGAL SERVICES OF NORTHWEST MINNESOTA ARE JOINTLY OFFERING A THIRD YEAR OF A FREE SELF HELP CLINIC AT THE ROSEAU COUNTY COURTHOUSE.
THAT CLINIC IS AVAILABLE THE FIRST WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON EACH MONTH, AND THE OTHER WEDNESDAYS EACH MONTH IN THE MORNING.



THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, LAST WEEK, APPROVED SEEKING BIDS FOR A LIGHTING PROJECT. THE COUNTY WILL USE GRANT DOLLARS TO LIGHT SEVEN INTERSECTIONS, DETERMINED BY THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
IT’S PART OF A SAFETY INITIATIVE, WHICH HAS PREVIOUSLY INCLUDED RUMBLE STRIPS ALONG COUNTY ROADS.



THE ROSS L GRAY SCHOOL GIRLS VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM PLAYS AT THE MANITOBA PROVINCIAL TOURNAMENT NEXT WEEK. THAT SPRAGUE TEAM (AND THE RAIDERS BOYS TEAM) HAVE BEEN PERENNIAL CONTENDERS IN THE PROVINCIALS FOR DECADES.

ROB STRADESKI IS THE BOYS BASKETBALL COACH AT SPRAGUE; DARREL PETERSON COACHES THE RAIDERS’ GIRLS TEAMS.



THE MINNESOTA LEGISLATIVE SESSION IS UNDERWAY IN ST PAUL, WHICH MEANS ADVOCACY GROUPS LIKE THE ASSOCIATION OF MINNESOTA COUNTIES ARE WORKING ON THEIR ISSUES.

JULIE RING, THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR THE ASSOCIATION, SAYS THAT WORK CAN SOMETIMES BECOME COMPLICATED IN AN ELECTION YEAR.

ROSEAU COUNTY IS A MEMBER OF THE STATEWIDE ASSOCIATION.



A P-T-S-D PEER SUPPORT GROUP MEETS THIS EVENING (7-9 PM) AT ROSEAU’S MASONIC LODGE.



NATURAL WAY MILLS, LOCATED BETWEEN MIDDLE RIVER AND GATZKE, HAS BEEN MILLING ORGANIC SMALL GRAINS FOR MANY YEARS. RAY JUHL SAYS IT’S DIFFICULT TO FIND ORGANICS IN NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA.

JUHL SAYS HE’S BEEN IN THE MILLING BUSINESS FOR FORTY YEARS.