LOCAL NEWS - THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2018
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Posted on 04-12-2018
STEPHEN-ARGYLE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT CHRIS MILLS HAS BEEN NAMED TO A ONE YEAR TERM ON THE REGION 8A COMMITTEE.

THE VACANCY WAS CREATED BY BADGER and GREENBUSH-MIDDLE RIVER SUPERINTENDENT TOM JEROME’S ELECTION TO A FOUR YEAR TERM ON THE MINNESOTA STATE HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE BOARD OF DIRECTORS.



76 YEAR OLD PATRICIA LYLE OF LaPORTE SUFFERED A NON-LIFE THREATENING INJURY IN A ONE VEHICLE CRASH YESTERDAY, JUST BEFORE NOON, ON HIGHWAY TWO NEAR BEMIDJI.

LYLE WAS WESTBOUND, DRIFTED INTO THE MEDIAN, AND THEN ROLLED IN THE MIDDLE OF THE HIGHWAY.



THE FIRE WHISTLE BLEW IN ROSEAU EARLY THIS MORNING (JUST AFTER 2:30 A.M.) FOR WHAT TURNED OUT TO BE FALSE ALARM.



A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR CHARLES LUND OF GREENBUSH IS THIS AFTERNOON AT TWO AT BETHEL LUTHERAN CHURCH OF GREENBUSH. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR. BURIAL IS AT THE MINNESOTA STATE VETERANS CEMETERY IN LITTLE FALLS.
CHARLES LUND WAS 83.



A FUNERAL SERVICE FOR JOAN RYBAK OF WARROAD IS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT TWO AT THE WARROAD SENIOR LIVING CENTER CHAPEL. VISITATION IS THIS 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 WAS 92.



A SPECIAL OLYMPICS TRACK AND FIELD EVENT IS MAY 9TH AT THE WARROAD TRACK COMPLEX. ATHLETES FROM ACROSS NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA WILL PARTICIPATE.
THEY’RE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS; CALL PATTI HODGSON or ANDREA POOLE AT 386-6094.



THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, THIS WEEK, APPROVED THE PREFERRED BID OF R & Q CONTRACTING FOR CONCRETE WORK AT THE COURTHOUSE.
THE COUNTY WILL SPEND ABOUT 72 THOUSAND DOLLARS TO REPLACE SIDEWALKS AND A HANDICAPPED RAMP AT THE COURTHOUSE COMPLEX.



A FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH SPRING SOUP AND SANDWICH DINNER AND BAKE SALE IS APRIL 22ND AT THE BADGER COMMUNITY CENTER.



WARROAD’S HIGH SCHOOL KNOWLEDGE BOWL TEAM IS AT A STATE COMPETITION AT BRAINERD TODAY AND TOMORROW.

CLAIRE SIMON COACHES THAT TEAM, WHICH ALSO MADE AN APPEARANCE AT THE STATE EVENT LAST SPRING.
TRI-COUNTY ALSO COMPETES AT THE STATE KNOWLEDGE BOWL.



ROSEAU’S NEW PARKS AND REC DIRECTOR, KATY SPODEN, HAS BEEN ON THE JOB FOR JUST LESS THAN A MONTH. SHE HAD PREVIOUSLY BEEN THE ASSISTANT PARKS AND REC DIRECTOR IN NOME, ALASKA.
NOME IS IN NORTHWESTERN ALASKA, JUST ACROSS THE BERING STRAIT FROM RUSSIA.

KATY SPODEN IS ORIGINALLY FROM ALEXANDRIA, MINNESOTA.



THE ROSEAU POST PROM DECORATING COMMITTEE MEETS THIS EVENING (6:30 PM) IN THE HIGH SCHOOL ART ROOM.



THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, LAST WEEK, HEARD THAT A MINNESOTA INVESTMENT FUNDS BILL AT THE STATE LEGISLATURE WOULD ALLOW THE CITY TO KEEP TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR FUTURE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PURPOSES. A PREVIOUS BILL WOULD HAVE REQUIRED ROSEAU RETURN THAT MONEY TO THE STATE.



ABOUT EIGHTY ROSEAU 7TH, 8TH AND 9TH GRADE GIRLS WERE AT NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY IN FARGO LAST SATURDAY FOR AN ‘EXPANDING YOUR HORIZONS’ CONFERENCE.
KAREN MURIE, AT N.D.S.U., COORDINATES THAT ANNUAL CONFERENCE.

ROSEAU HIGH SCHOOL MATH TEACHER ERIN GRAFSTROM COORDINATED THAT TRIP LOCALLY.



A STATEWIDE TORNADO DRILL IS TODAY.
WARNING SIRENS WILL SOUND IN ROSEAU, WARROAD, BADGER AND GREENBUSH.



CONNIE JOHNSON HAS A PRESENTATION ON AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND TODAY AS PART OF THE LUNCH AT THE ROSEAU PUBLIC LIBRARY TRAVEL SERIES.