LOCAL NEWS - FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018
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THE ROSEAU SCHOOL BOARD, MEETING IN SPECIAL SESSION WEDNESDAY, APPROVED THE HIRES OF BAND TEACHER CHRISTOPHER BARNES AND SPEECH LANGUAGE TEACHER NORA HEILMAN. HEILMAN’S IS A ONE YEAR POSITION; ADMINISTRATORS ALSO CONSIDERED TELE-THERAPY FOR SPEECH, AS THEY HAD JUST TWO CANDIDATES. BARNES WAS ONE OF FOUR APPLICANTS FOR THE INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC JOB; HE’S CURRENTLY TEACHING BAND AND CHOIR AT ST JOHN, NORTH DAKOTA.



THE GREENBUSH-MIDDLE RIVER SCHOOL BOARD, THIS WEEK, VOTED 5-2 TO CLOSE THE MIDDLE RIVER SCHOOL.

GREENBUSH-MIDDLE RIVER SUPERINTENDENT TOM JEROME SAYS THE DECISION WILL SAVE THE DISTRICT AT LEAST FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ANNUALLY IN OPERATING COSTS.



NOMINATIONS ARE BEING SOUGHT FOR THE OUTSTANDING SENIOR CITIZEN VOLUNTEER AWARD IN ROSEAU COUNTY. CANDIDATES MUST BE AT LEAST SEVENTY YEARS OLD, AND ARE JUDGED ON BOTH THE QUANTITY AND QUALITY OF THEIR VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES. NOMINATION FORMS MUST BE RETURNED BY JUNE 25TH.



LAST WEEKEND’S SPORTSMANS LODGE STURGEON FISHING TOURNAMENT RAISED MORE THAN TWENTY-SIX HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR THE LAKE OF THE WOODS “TAKE A KID FISHING” PROGRAM. THERE WERE SIXTY BOATS, 169 ANGLERS, AND MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED FIFTY STURGEON CAUGHT AND RELEASED.
THE BIGGEST FISH WAS 63 AND ½ INCHES, CAUGHT BY JAKE WALDO OF BOVEY.



FUNERAL SERVICES FOR GLEN HENDRICKSON OF GREENBUSH ARE TOMORROW MORNING AT TEN AT BETHEL LUTHERAN CHURCH OF GREENBUSH. VISITATION IS THIS EVENING AFTER SIX WITH A SEVEN O’CLOCK PRAYER SERVICE AT THE CHURCH; AND AN HOUR PRIOR TO SERVICES TOMORROW. BURIAL IS AT BLESSED SACRAMENT CEMETERY IN GREENBUSH.
GLEN HENDRICKSON WAS 86.



ROSEAU COUNTY 4H IS OFFERING A NUMBER OF SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR ELEMENTARY-AGED KIDS,
INCLUDING A JUNE 7TH OUTDOOR AND FARM SAFETY CAMP AT ROSEAU’S PIONEER FARM AND AN AUGUST 2ND OUTDOOR SCIENCE EXPLORATION AT THE ROSEAU CITY PARK.



WARROAD SUMMER THEATRE AUDITIONS FOR “SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL” ARE TODAY (3-7 PM) AT THE WARROAD HIGH SCHOOL MINI-THEATRE.
DIRECTOR BONNIE NORDVALL SAYS THEY’RE TRYING TO FILL ROLES FOR ADULTS AND OLDER TEENS.



THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, THIS WEEK, APPROVED THE HIRE OF TORIE OLSON AS AN OFFICE SUPPORT SPECIALIST AT SOCIAL SERVICES; AND JOLEEN KEZAR AS AN ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO THE COUNTY COORDINATOR. THE BOARD ALSO APPROVED ADVERTISING TO HIRE A SOCIAL SERVICES ELIGIBILITY WORKER, AFTER A RESIGNATION.



THE POSSIBILITY OF AN URBAN SECTION ALONG HIGHWAY 89 IN THE CITY OF ROSEAU IS IMPROVED, AFTER A LETTER FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SUGGESTING IT COULD HAPPEN IN THE YEAR 2027.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR TODD PETERSON SAYS THE CITY’S BEEN ASKING MINN-DOT FOR THAT IMPROVEMENT FOR DECADES, WHICH WOULD BE SIMILAR TO THE URBAN SECTION ON HIGHWAY ELEVEN THROUGH THE CITY.



U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION WILL IMPLEMENT INCREASED SEASONAL SUMMER HOURS SUNDAY AT THE LANCASTER PORT OF ENTRY.



MINNESOTA’S FISHING OPENER IS TOMORROW.



THE EVERGREEN SENIORS CLUB OF SPRAGUE, MANITOBA HAS A FUNDRAISER TOMORROW (10 A.M – 1:30 P.M.) WITH PROCEEDS GOING TOWARD MAINTAINING AND IMPROVING THE SPRAGUE SENIOR CENTRE.



A FOURTH ANNUAL ADVENTURE RACE IS TOMORROW AT LAKE BRONSON STATE PARK.

FRANK JOHNSON, FROM HALLOCK, SAYS THE RACE INVOLVES RUNNING, CANOEING AND BIKING.
THE RACE HELPS SUPPORT KITTSON COUNTY LUTHERAN YOUTH MISSION TRIPS.



TOMORROW IS ROSEAU’S ANNUAL COMMUNITY-WIDE GARAGE SALE DAY.



A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR MARK THOMPSON OF WARROAD IS TOMORROW MORNING AT ELEVEN AT ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH IN WARROAD. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR.
MARK THOMPSON WAS 65.



ROSEAU PARKS AND REC IS STILL LOOKING FOR PARENT-COACHES FOR SUMMER YOUTH BALL; ESPECIALLY FOR THE FOUR AND FIVE YEAR OLD GROUP. CALL PARKS AND REC DIRECTOR KATY SPODEN (242-0063) OR E-MAIL roseaurec@mncable.net



TODAY’S GRAND FORKS HERALD HAS A FRONT PAGE STORY ON DEB AND DENNIS KUJAVA, THE RURAL ROSEAU SISTER AND BROTHER WHO WON A TWENTY-THREE MILLION DOLLAR LOTTO AMERICA JACKPOT IN MARCH.



THE MINNESOTA FISHING OPENER IS TOMORROW.
ED ARNESEN, FROM ROCK HARBOR LODGE AT ROCKY POINT, SAYS THE ICE DISAPPEARED IN FRONT OF THE RESORT YESTERDAY MORNING.