LOCAL NEWS - WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2018
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THE MINNESOTA DEER HUNTERS ASSOCIATION HAS CORN AND SOYBEAN FOOD PLOT SEED AVAILABLE.
CALL STU WESTON (463-0045).



THE BADGER TOWN AND COUNTRY CLUB HAS A MEMBERSHIP DINNER SATURDAY EVENING (6 PM) AT BADGER TWINS CAFÉ.



A NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER IS TOMORROW.
THE FIRST WAS SIGNED INTO LAW BY PRESIDENT HARRY TRUMAN IN 1952. LOCALLY, THE EVENT IS TOMORROW (5:15 PM) AT THE ROSEAU COUNTY COURTHOUSE.



THE ROSEAU HIGH SCHOOL BANDS, DIRECTED BY LANCE DuBAY, HAVE THEIR SPRING CONCERT THIS EVENING (7 PM) AT THE HIGH SCHOOL GYM.



THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, LAST WEEK, MET WITH LEE HERVEY (FROM VOYAGEURS COMMUNICATIONS) ON A LICENSING CHANGE FOR THE COUNTY’S OVER-THE-AIR FREE T-V SERVICE. ACQUISITION OF BANDWIDTH BY T-MOBILE WILL REQUIRE THE COUNTY TO CHANGE CHANNEL ALLOCATIONS; AND HERVEY WILL SEEK FEDERAL GRANT DOLLARS FOR THAT PURPOSE.



THE ANNUAL LIFECARE MEDICAL CENTER MAY WALK AND RUN IS SATURDAY, STARTING AT THE ROSEAU CITY CENTER. A DIABETES FOOT CLINIC IS SATURDAY MORNING (8-10 A.M.).



THE ROSEAU CITY CENTER IS THE SITE FOR A PAIR OF ROSEAU COUNTY MUSEUM PROGRAMS NEXT WEEK.
PHOTOGRAPHER DOUG OHMAN IS AT THE CITY CENTER MONDAY EVENING WITH A PROGRAM ON GOING TO WORK IN THE 1930’S, FOCUSSING ON W.P.A. AND C.C.C. PROJECTS.

BROTHERS ROSS AND BART SUTTER HAVE A SHOW CALLED NORTH COUNTRY FACES AND PLACES NEXT THURSDAY (May 10).



FIRE OFFICIALS SAY THE FOUR THOUSAND ACRE WILDFIRE IN NORTHWESTERN ROSEAU COUNTY IS ABOUT NINETY PERCENT CONTAINED. THE FIRE STARTED SUNDAY ALONG COUNTY ROAD SEVEN, FIFTEEN MILES NORTHWEST OF GREENBUSH.

THE MINNESOTA INTERAGENCY FIRE CENTER CALLS IT THE LARGEST WILDFIRE IN THE STATE SINCE THE PALSBURG FIRE AT BELTRAMI ISLAND STATE FOREST THREE YEARS AGO.



THE R.M. OF PINEY, MANITOBA DECLARED A STATE OF EMERGENCY YESTERDAY RELATED TO A WILDLAND FIRE IN SOUTHEASTERN MANITOBA THAT THREATENED THE TOWN OF BADGER. BADGER, MANITOBA IS JUST NORTH OF PINEY.



THE ROSEAU COUNTY ASSESSOR’S OFFICE SAYS IF YOU OWN OR OCCUPY A MOBILE HOME THAT YOU DIDN’T OCCUPY IN EARLY JANUARY; OR IF YOU LIVE IN A MOBILE HOME OWNED BY A RELATIVE - CONTACT THE ASSESSOR’S OFFICE FOR A HOMESTEAD CLASSIFICATION. THE PROPERTY MUST BE OCCUPIED BY THE OWNER OR RELATIVE BY MAY 29TH TO QUALIFY.



ROSEAU ELEMENTARY MUSIC PROGRAMS ARE NEXT THURSDAY (MAY 10) FOR GRADES ONE THROUGH THREE; AND THE FOLLOWING THURSDAY (MAY 17) FOR GRADES FOUR THROUGH SIX.



THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT HAS APPROVED GRANTS FOR BUSINESS EXPANSION IN FOUR CITIES; INCLUDING RANIER (JUST EAST OF INTERNATIONAL FALLS), WHERE CANTILEVER BRIDGE DISTILLERY WILL INVEST NEARLY SIX MILLION DOLLARS, AND HIRE TEN PEOPLE.
THE GRANT AMOUNT FOR THAT BUSINESS IS 175 THOUSAND DOLLARS.



THE WEBSITE WalletHub SAYS MINNESOTA IS THE TENTH “MOST FUN” STATE IN AMERICA.
AMONG THE METRICS ARE MOVIE THEATRES, PERFORMING ARTS THEATRES AND CASINOS PER CAPITA.
CALIFORNIA AND NEW YORK WERE RANKED FIRST AND SECOND.