LOCAL NEWS - TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2018
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Posted on 04-10-2018
THE ROSEAU POST PROM DECORATING COMMITTEE HAS A WORK NIGHT TONIGHT (6:30 PM) IN THE HIGH SCHOOL ART ROOM. ANOTHER WORK NIGHT IS THURSDAY EVENING.



THE MINNESOTA D.N.R. IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR BEAR HUNTING LICENSES THROUGH MAY 4TH.
THERE ARE 3,350 LICENSES AVAILABLE IN THIRTEEN PERMIT AREAS. LOTTERY WINNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY JUNE FIRST. AN UNLIMITED NUMBER OF BEAR LICENSES WILL BE SOLD FOR NO-QUOTA AREAS IN FAR NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA, AND IN EAST-CENTRAL MINNESOTA.



A FUNDRAISER CONCERT FOR ROSEAU’S FOUR SEASONS SENIOR CENTER IS SUNDAY AFTERNOON (2 PM) AT THE CENTER. MUSICIANS INCLUDE DEAN HEDLUND, BARB ROSEEN, DR PHIL SALLBERG, FRANK POELL AND REVEREND DAVID WHITE.



A COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCER SAFETY TRAINING IS MAY 2ND AT THE BELTRAMI ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE IN BEMIDJI. THAT’S FOR PEOPLE WHO MAKE AND SELL BAKED GOODS, HOME CANNED PICKLES, SALSA AND JAMS AND JELLIES.

FOR THOSE WHO SELL MORE THAN FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS WORTH OF PRODUCT ANNUALLY, THE WORKSHOP MEETS TRAINING REQUIREMENTS.



THE ROSEAU TEACHERS ASSOCIATION HAS ANNOUNCED THE AVAILABILITY OF ITS’ ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP.
APPLICANTS MUST BE A ROSEAU HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE MAJORING IN EDUCATION; AND MUST BE A COLLEGE JUNIOR OR SENIOR NEXT YEAR.
APPLICATION FORMS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE ROSEAU HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELOR’S OFFICE.



THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, LAST WEEK, APPROVED THE VIOLENCE INTERVENTION PROJECT PLACING TEAL-COLORED RIBBONS ON CITY LIGHT POLES DURING SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH.

THE COUNCIL HAD SOME CONCERNS ABOUT PRECEDENCE-SETTING.



MATTER OF BALANCE CLASSES START TODAY IN ROSEAU AND WARROAD, AND TOMORROW IN BADGER.
THEY’RE OFFERED BY LIFECARE MEDICAL CENTER.



A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SKYWARN CLASS IS THIS AFTERNOON (1-4 PM) AT SEVEN CLANS CASINO IN WARROAD.



A WILDER FOUNDATION SURVEY SAYS THERE ARE MORE THAN NINE THOUSAND HOMELESS PEOPLE IN MINNESOTA; ABOUT A THIRD OF THEM ARE CHILDREN.

MICHELLE DECKER GERRARD, WITH THE FOUNDATION, SAYS HOMELESSNESS IS MORE OBVIOUS IN THE TWIN CITIES; BUT IS JUST AS SERIOUS IN GREATER MINNESOTA.

FORTY PERCENT OF HOMELESS MINNESOTANS ARE ON A WAITING LIST FOR SUBSIDIZED HOUSING. THE NEXT WILDER FOUNDATION HOMELESS SURVEY IS THIS OCTOBER.



A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR CHARLES LUND OF GREENBUSH IS THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT BETHEL LUTHERAN CHURCH OF GREENBUSH. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR.
CHARLES LUND WAS 83.



A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR PHILLIP GOULET OF WARROAD IS FRIDAY, APRIL 20TH AT ST MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH IN WARROAD.
PHILLIP GOULET WAS 80.



A FUNERAL SERVICE FOR JOAN RYBAK OF WARROAD IS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT THE WARROAD SENIOR LIVING CENTER CHAPEL. VISITATION IS THURSDAY EVENING (5-7 PM) WITH A SEVEN O’CLOCK PRAYER SERVICE AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN WARROAD.



FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MARY MARVIN OF MINNEAPOLIS, AND FORMERLY OF WARROAD, ARE SATURDAY MORNING AT ELEVEN AT ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH IN WARROAD. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR.
MARY MARVIN DIED IN MARCH AT AGE 92.



THE WEBSITE Backgroundchecks.org HAS RELEASED IT’S TOP ONE HUNDRED MINNESOTA SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR 2018, BASED ON CRITERIA LIKE STUDENT PERFORMANCE (IN MATH AND READING TEST SCORES), DROPOUT RATES, SCHOOL FUNDING AND AREA POVERTY RATES.

THE TOP FIVE IN MINNESOTA ARE WAYZATA, EDINA, MINNETONKA, WACONIA AND MAHTOMEDI.
TRI-COUNTY, STEPHEN-ARGYLE AND MARSHALL COUNTY CENTRAL SCHOOLS ALSO MADE THE TOP ONE HUNDRED.