LOCAL NEWS - THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2018
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A KIDS CARNIVAL IS TOMORROW EVENING (4:30-7:30 PM) AT THE WARROAD ELEMENTARY GYM.
THERE ARE INFLATABLE AND CARNIVAL GAMES, AND A CAKE WALK; AND PROCEEDS BENEFIT EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS IN WARROAD.



THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION HAS AWARDED 417 MILLION DOLLARS FOR FOUR PROJECTS AS PART OF THE CORRIDORS OF COMMERCE PROGRAM.
TWO ARE METRO PROJECTS, ON HIGHWAY 494 FROM FRANCE AVENUE TO HIGHWAY 77; AND ON HIGHWAY 494, FROM BUSH LAKE ROAD TO INTERSTATE 35W.

TWO OTHERS ARE DESCRIBED AS GREATER MINNESOTA PROJECTS; THEY’RE ON HIGHWAY 169 AT ELK RIVER, AND HIGHWAY 94 FROM ST MICHAEL TO ALBERTVILLE.

ROSEAU COUNTY SUBMITTED A CORRIDORS OF COMMERCE PROPOSAL FOR WORK ON HIGHWAY ELEVEN.



A SKYWARN CLASS IS NEXT TUESDAY EVENING (6:30 PM) AT THE ROSEAU COUNTY COURTHOUSE.



A MINNESOTA FARM FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT DATABASE, WHICH INCLUDES MORE THAN TWENTY-THREE HUNDRED FARMS, SAYS THE AVERAGE NET WORTH OF FARMS IN THE STATE INCREASED BY NEARLY SIXTY-SIX THOUSAND DOLLARS LAST YEAR. TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THAT RESULTED FROM INCREASES IN THE ESTIMATED MARKET VALUE OF THOSE FARMS.



WARROAD HOSTS A SPECIAL OLYMPICS TRACK AND FIELD MEET NEXT WEDNESDAY. DANI DRUSE, WITH SPECIAL OLYMPICS MINNESOTA, SAYS A LARGE NUMBER OF ATHLETES WILL TAKE PART.

PATTI HODGSON AND ANDREA POOLE, IN WARROAD, HAVE MORE INFORMATION (386-6094).



THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY EVENING.



THE ROSEAU MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION IS INVITING PEOPLE TO GATHER FOR A NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER TODAY (5:15 PM) AT THE ROSEAU COUNTY COURTHOUSE.



THE MINNESOTA LEGISLATURE HAS LESS THAN THREE WEEKS REMAINING IN IT’S 2018 SESSION.
THE ASSOCIATION OF MINNESOTA COUNTIES CONTINUES ADVOCACY EFFORTS AT A HYPER-PARTISAN STATE CAPITOL. JULIE RING IS THE ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES’ EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.



AN ADVENTURE RACE IS A WEEK FROM SATURDAY (May 12) AT LAKE BRONSON STATE PARK. FRANK JOHNSON IN HALLOCK SAYS THIS IS THE 4TH YEAR FOR THAT ADVENTURE RACE, WHICH RAISES MONEY FOR KITTSON COUNTY LUTHERAN YOUTH MISSION TRIPS.



THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, LAST WEEK, APPROVED PURCHASE OF THIRTEEN NEW ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINES. TOTAL COST FOR THE MACHINES IS SEVENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS; THE COUNTY’S SHARE IS TWENTY-THREE THOUSAND, WITH GRANT DOLLARS PAYING PART AND SEVERAL TOWNSHIPS ALSO CONTRIBUTING.



A FUNERAL SERVICE FOR MARJORIE BROTEN OF ROSEAU IS SATURDAY MORNING AT 10:30 AT ROSE FREE LUTHERAN CHURCH, WEST OF ROSEAU. VISITATION IS TOMORROW EVENING (5-7 PM) WITH A SEVEN O’CLOCK PRAYER SERVICE AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN ROSEAU.
MARJORIE BROTEN WS 76.



A MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL FOR BERNARD DOSTAL OF BADGER IS MONDAY MORNING AT 10:30 AT ST MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH IN BADGER. VISITATION IS SUNDAY EVENING (5-7 PM) WITH A SEVEN O’CLOCK PRAYER SERVICE AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN ROSEAU.
BERNARD DOSTAL WAS 81.



MINNESOTA SENATOR TINA SMITH’S STAFF WILL MEET WITH NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA OFFICIALS TUESDAY (May 8) IN BEMIDJI ON CHILD CARE ACCESS AND AFFORDABILITY.



THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION WILL BE INSTALLING SO-CALLED “MUMBLE” STRIPS IN TWENTY COUNTIES ACROSS THE STATE. THEY’RE SIMILAR TO RUMBLE STRIPS, BUT HAVE LESS EXTERNAL NOISE.
IN ROSEAU COUNTY, THOSE “MUMBLE” STRIPS WILL BE PLACED AT THE INTERSECTIONS OF HIGHWAY ELEVEN AND 480TH AVENUE; HIGHWAY ELEVEN AND COUNTY ROAD TWELVE; AND HIGHWAY ELEVEN AND COUNTY ROAD SEVENTEEN.