LOCAL NEWS - MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2018
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Posted on 04-16-2018
PUBLIC OPEN HOUSES ON A DRAFT D.N.R. STATEWIDE DEER MANAGEMENT PLAN ARE THIS MONTH, AT THIRTY-FIVE LOCATIONS ACROSS MINNESOTA.
THOSE OPEN HOUSES INCLUDE ONE TONIGHT (6-8 PM) AT HAYES LAKE STATE PARK, SOUTHEAST OF ROSEAU.
AMONG THE OTHERS ARE ONE TOMORROW EVENING (6-8 PM) AT THE ROSEAU COUNTY COURTHOUSE AND TOMORROW EVENING (6-8 PM) AT LAKE BRONSON STATE PARK. THERE ARE ALSO MEETINGS WEDNESDAY EVENING (6-8 PM) AT THE LAKE OF THE WOODS SCHOOL IN BAUDETTE, AND THE THIEF LAKE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA OFFICE (NEAR MIDDLE RIVER).



THE GRAND FORKS HERALD HAS A WEEKLONG SERIES ON TIMBERWOLVES, WHICH WERE LISTED AS AN ENDANGERED SPECIES IN 1974,
LEADING TO THE RECOVERY OF THE PREDATOR POPULATION IN MINNESOTA. THERE WERE ABOUT NINETY VERIFIED WOLF DAMAGE COMPLAINTS IN MINNESOTA LAST YEAR. THE GREATEST PERCENTAGE OF THOSE COMPLAINTS CAME FROM KITTSON COUNTY.



FUNERAL SERVICES FOR WILLIAM LaCHAPPELLE OF WARROAD ARE THIS MORNING AT ELEVEN AT ST MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH IN WARROAD. BURIAL IS AT RIVERSIDE CEMETERY AT A LATER DATE.
BILL LaCHAPPELLE WAS 71.



A MINNEAPOLIS-BASED NONPROFIT, THE MacPHAIL CENTER FOR MUSIC, IS EXPANDING IT’S REMOTE LEARNING OFFERINGS FOR SMALL MINNESOTA SCHOOL DISTRICTS - SOME OF WHICH STRUGGLE TO HIRE AND RETAIN MUSIC TEACHERS.

SARAH DREBELBIS, WITH THE MacPHAIL CENTER, SAYS THEY NOW HAVE PARTNERSHIPS WITH ABOUT THIRTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS.

SCHOOLS PAY TWENTY DOLLARS AN HOUR FOR THE REMOTE CLASSES; TWELVE SCHOOL DISTRICTS ARE ON A WAITING LIST FOR THAT ONLINE MUSIC EDUCATION PROGRAM.



THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, LAST WEEK, MET WITH DICK SJOBERG (FROM SJOBERG’S CABLE TV), AND AL LUNDEEN AND BRIAN WIKSTROM FROM WIKTEL COMMUNICATIONS ON BROADBAND BUILDOUT IN THE COUNTY. LUNDEEN SAID WIKTEL WILL INVEST FOUR-POINT-THREE MILLION DOLLARS IN 350 MILES OF FIBER TO THE HOME THIS YEAR.

LUNDEEN SAID NINETY PERCENT OF ROSEAU COUNTY RESIDENTS WILL HAVE HIGH SPEED INTERNET OPTIONS BY THE YEAR 2020.

THE COMPANIES ARE SEEKING COUNTY PARTICIPATION IN THE NEXT ROUND OF BROADBAND GRANT FUNDING.



THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT HAS A WORKFORCE SUCCESS ROUNDTABLE THURSDAY (10-2) AT RALPH ENGELSTAD ARENA IN THIEF RIVER FALLS.

ANGELE HARTELL, AT DEED’S BEMIDJI OFFICE, SAYS ATTRACTING AND RETAINING SKILLED EMPLOYEES IS A CHALLENGE IN NORTHWEST MINNESOTA.

THE ROUNDTABLE IS FREE, AND LUNCH IS PROVIDED.



THE FOURTOWN/GRYGLA SPORTSMANS CLUB MEETS TOMORROW EVENING (7 PM) AT FOURTOWN.



MEMORIAL SERVICES FOR ANNABELLE MOILANEN OF WARROAD ARE TOMORROW EVENING AT SEVEN AT THE WARROAD SENIOR LIVING CENTER CHAPEL.
ANNABELLE MOILANEN WAS 87.



FUNERAL SERVICES FOR DONALD BURRESS OF WARROAD ARE SATURDAY MORNING AT 10:30 AT ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH IN WARROAD. VISITATION IS FRIDAY EVENING (5-7 PM) WITH A SEVEN O’CLOCK PRAYER SERVICE AT THE WARROAD SENIOR LIVING CENTER CHAPEL.
DON BURRESS WAS 81.



A PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICE FOR AVA ANDERSON OF EDINA (FORMERLY OF BADGER) WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE AT NANNESTAD CEMETERY, SOUTH OF BADGER. AVA ANDERSON WAS 83.