LOCAL NEWS - MONDAY, MAY 14, 2018
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Posted on 05-14-2018
ROSEAU 3RD GRADERS AND ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE ROSS SUTTER PRESENT THE MUSIC OF LAURA INGALLS WILDER FRIDAY MORNING (10 A.M.) AT THE ROSEAU HIGH SCHOOL GYM.



THE MINNESOTA FARMERS UNION HAS RELEASED A REPORT CALLED “WHAT DO RURAL PEOPLE THINK”,
WHICH IS A COMPILATION OF RURAL VOICES DISCUSSIONS HELD ACROSS THE STATE IN MARCH AND APRIL. THE REPORT SAYS HEALTH INSURANCE COSTS AND INFRASTRUCTURE (INCLUDING ROADS, BRIDGES AND BROADBAND) TOP THE LIST OF CONCERNS.



THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, LAST WEEK, RESOLVED THAT MAY 16TH IS A STEPPING UP DAY OF ACTION.
ROSEAU COUNTY JOINED THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES STEPPING UP MOVEMENT FOUR YEARS AGO; THE GOAL IS DE-CRIMINALIZING MENTAL ILLNESS. ROSEAU COUNTY HAS RECENTLY STARTED A JAIL TRANSITION PROGRAM, IN AN EFFORT TO REDUCE RECIDIVISM.



AT THE STATE CAPITOL, THE END OF THE LEGISLATIVE SESSION IS NEXT WEEK; AND THE PROSPECTS FOR A SMOOTH CONCLUSION? (SOUND: MARK JOHNSON)



FIRST HALF TAXES ON ALL REAL ESTATE AND PERSONAL PROPERTY ARE DUE BY TOMORROW AT THE ROSEAU COUNTY TREASURER’S OFFICE.



THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, LAST WEEK, HEARD FROM TRACEE BRUGGEMAN WITH THE BRADY MARTZ ACCOUNTING FIRM. BRUGGEMAN TOLD MAYOR JEFF PELOWSKI THE CITY IS IN “VERY GOOD FINANCIAL SHAPE”, BUT AVOIDED ANSWERING THE MAYOR’S ANNUAL REQUEST TO OFFER A LETTER GRADE.

THE AUDIT FIRM OFFERED ROSEAU THE SAME FAVORABLE OPINION AS IN PREVIOUS YEARS;
BRUGGEMAN SAID THE ONLY LONG-TERM DEBT IN ROSEAU IS RELATED TO THE ROSEAU COURT TOWNHOMES.



AN ANNUAL V.F.W. AUXILIARY POPPY DRIVE IS THIS WEEK. DONATIONS GO TO VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES.



A SYTTENDE MAI MEATBALL SUPPER IS SERVED THURSDAY EVENING AT THE MALUNG COMMUNITY CENTER, CELEBRATING ROSEAU COUNTY’S SCANDINAVIAN HERITAGE.

PAM IVERSON, FROM THE MALUNG COMMUNITY CENTER.
SYTTENDE MAI REFERS TO THE SEVENTEENTH OF MAY, AND THE SIGNING OF THE NORWEGIAN CONSTITUTION ON THAT DATE IN 1814.