LOCAL NEWS - MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2018
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Posted on 06-04-2018
A ‘WIC’ CLINIC IS TODAY IN NEWFOLDEN; TOMORROW IN HALLOCK; AND WEDNESDAY AT THE WARROAD AREA COMMUNITY CENTER.



THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL MEETS THIS EVENING.



WARROAD D.N.R. FORESTRY HELD A PUBLIC MEETING TWO WEEKS AGO ON FOREST ROAD PROJECTS SCHEDULED FOR THIS YEAR.

SHANE DELANEY, WITH D.N.R. FORESTRY IN WANNASKA, SAYS ADDITIONAL FUNDING IN RECENT YEARS HAS ALLOWED MORE WORK ON FOREST ROADS, BEYOND SIMPLE MAINTENANCE.



U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT SAYS BADGER AND GREENBUSH-MIDDLE RIVER HIGH SCHOOLS ARE AMONG THE BEST IN BOTH MINNESOTA AND THE UNITED STATES. THE MAGAZINE CONSIDERS THINGS LIKE GRADUATION RATES AND READING AND MATH PROFICIENCY IN MAKING THAT STATEMENT.

TOM JEROME IS THE SUPERINTENDENT FOR BOTH THE BADGER AND GREENBUSH-MIDDLE RIVER DISTRICTS.
BOTH SCHOOLS RECEIVED A SIMILAR DISTINCTION LAST YEAR.



THE MINNESOTA REPUBLICAN CONVENTION WAS HELD OVER THE WEEKEND IN DULUTH, WITH HENNEPIN COUNTY COMMISSIONER JEFF JOHNSON GIVEN THE PARTY’S ENDORSEMENT FOR GOVERNOR. JOHNSON LOST THE GENERAL ELECTION TO DFL’ER MARK DAYTON IN 2014.



TODAY’S GRAND FORKS HERALD HAS A FRONT PAGE STORY ON RETAIL RESURGENCE IN HALLOCK,
WITH A NUMBER OF NEW STORES OPENING IN THE PAST SEVERAL YEARS. AMONG THOSE STORES ARE PRIOR ELECTRIC AND GRINDELAND FLOORING AND MASONRY, WHOSE MAIN STORES ARE IN ROSEAU.

AT LEAST SOME OF THE CREDIT FOR THE RE-BIRTH IN THAT TOWN OF LESS THAN A THOUSAND PEOPLE IS A GROUP CALLED HALLOCK MAIN STREET; AMONG THE VOLUNTEERS IN THAT GROUP IS PAUL BLOMQUIST, WHO OWNS C & M FORD IN HALLOCK, AND ROSEAU COUNTY FORD IN ROSEAU.



A CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR RICHARD REINHART OF WARROAD IS THIS AFTERNOON AT THREE AT THE WARROAD CITY PAVILION.
RICHARD REINHART WAS 79.



A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR HELEN PALMQUIST OF WARROAD IS TOMORROW AT NOON AT THE WARROAD SENIOR LIVING CENTER CHAPEL.
HELEN PALMQUIST WAS 88.



MEMORIAL SERVICES FOR MARVIN BRATLAND OF STRATHCONA ARE TOMORROW MORNING AT ELEVEN AT GIESEKE FUNERAL CHAPEL OF GREENBUSH.
MARVIN BRATLAND WAS 57.



A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR MARY ANN OTTO OF HOLT IS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT NAZARETH LUTHERAN CHURCH IN HOLT. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR. MARY ANN (TESAREK) OTTO WAS 78.



THE SPLASH PAD AT SOUTH RIVERVIEW PARK IN ROSEAU IS OPEN FOR THE SUMMER, FROM ELEVEN TO SEVEN DAILY.