LOCAL NEWS - TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2018
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Posted on 05-08-2018
A FUNDRAISER FOR ROSEAU GIRL SCOUTS IS THIS EVENING (6:30 PM) AT THE ROSEAU SCHOOL THEATER. THE LOCAL SCOUTS ARE RAISING MONEY FOR A TRIP TO EUROPE NEXT YEAR.



THREE PEOPLE WERE HURT IN A TWO VEHICLE CRASH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING ON HIGHWAY ELEVEN WEST OF INTERNATIONAL FALLS. BOTH VEHICLES ROLLED AFTER A COLLISION AT THE INTERSECTION WITH HIGHWAY 71. 63 YEAR OLD CHERI GROTBERG OF LITTLEFORK, 29 YEAR OLD THOMAS BLOCK OF PALISADE AND 26 YEAR OLD THERESA TVEIT OF PALISADE WERE TAKEN TO RAINY LAKE MEDICAL CENTER IN INTERNATIONAL FALLS. PALISADE IS IN AITKIN COUNTY.



THE ANNUAL V.F.W. AUXILIARY POPPY DRIVE IS NEXT WEEK. DONATIONS GO TO VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES. PAT WESTMAN IS PRESIDENT OF THE ROSEAU V.F.W. AUXILIARY.



U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION STARTS IT’S SUMMER SEASONAL HOURS AT THE LANCASTER PORT OF ENTRY SUNDAY. SUMMER HOURS AT THAT PORT ARE EIGHT A.M. TO EIGHT P.M. THROUGH MID-SEPTEMBER.
THE CLOSEST TWENTY-FOUR HOUR PORT IS AT PEMBINA, NORTH DAKOTA.



THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, LAST NIGHT, DESIGNATED THE CITY CENTER AS IT’S POLLING PLACE FOR CITY ELECTIONS. A RESOLUTION TO THAT EFFECT IS NOW REQUIRED BY STATE STATUTE.

THE COUNCIL ALSO APPROVED A VARIANCE FOR AN ADDITION TO SACRED HEART CATHOLIC CHURCH.



NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA OFFICIALS HAVE BEEN INVITED TO A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION TODAY IN BEMIDJI WITH SENATOR TINA SMITH’S STAFF ON CHILD CARE ACCESS AND AFFORDABILITY.



MINNESOTA’S FISHING OPENER IS SATURDAY.

A MONTH AGO, THERE WERE CONCERNS THERE WOULD NOT BE OPEN WATER ON MUCH OF LAKE OF THE WOODS, SIMILAR TO THE 1996 OPENING WEEKEND.
BRAD DOKKEN, THE OUTDOORS WRITER FOR THE GRAND FORKS HERALD, WAS ICE FISHING NEAR GRACETON BEACH TWENTY-TWO YEARS AGO ON OPENING SATURDAY.

WARMER TEMPERATURES OVER THE PAST FEW WEEKS HAVE REDUCED THE ICE COVER ON THE BIG LAKE.



ROSS AND BART SUTTER HAVE A PROGRAM OF MUSIC AND STORIES ABOUT NORTHERN MINNESOTA THURSDAY EVENING AT THE ROSEAU CITY CENTER.
THEIR APPEARANCE WAS ARRANGED BY THE ROSEAU COUNTY MUSEUM.



PHOTOGRAPHER DOUG OHMAN WAS AT THE CITY CENTER LAST NIGHT, WITH A PRESENTATION ON GOING TO WORK IN THE 1930’S, AT THE HEIGHT OF THE GREAT DEPRESSION.

WPA AND CCC WORKERS BUILT, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE MALUNG HALL AND GREENBUSH AND STRATHCONA SCHOOLS THROUGH THOSE PROGRAMS.



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



THE EVERGREEN SENIORS CLUB IN SPRAGUE, MANITOBA HAS A SPRING FLING FUNDRAISER SATURDAY (10 A.M. – 1:30 PM), WITH PROCEEDS GOING TOWARD MAINTENANCE AT THE SPRAGUE SENIOR CENTRE.



A SPECIAL OLYMPICS TRACK AND FIELD EVENT, WITH MORE THAN A HUNDRED PARTICIPANTS EXPECTED, IS TOMORROW AT THE WARROAD SCHOOL.

ANDREA POOLE IS ONE OF THE ORGANIZERS OF THE WARROAD EVENT. WINNERS CAN ADVANCE TO A STATE SPECIAL OLYMPICS IN THE TWIN CITIES THIS SUMMER.



A SENIOR AWARDS BREAKFAST IS TOMORROW MORNING AT THE ROSEAU SCHOOL.