LOCAL NEWS - WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2018
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Posted on 07-11-2018
A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR ALICE QUIST OF GREENBUSH IS THIS EVENING AT SEVEN AT UNITED FREE LUTHERAN CHURCH OF GREENBUSH. ALICE QUIST WAS 96.

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR DONALD MELBY OF BADGER ARE TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT THREE AT OILAND LUTHERAN CHURCH OF RURAL GREENBUSH. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR. DONALD MELBY WAS 79.

THE MINNESOTA D.N.R. HAS SCHEDULED SEVENTEEN SPECIAL YOUTH DEER HUNTS FOR THIS FALL, INCLUDING A TWO DAY HUNT IN OCTOBER AT ZIPPEL BAY STATE PARK (NORTH OF WILLIAMS). THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS AUGUST 17TH.

THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, THIS WEEK, HEARD THAT TICKETS CAN BE ISSUED AFTER CLEANUP LETTERS WERE SENT LAST WEEK BY THE ROSEAU POLICE DEPARTMENT. THE BIGGEST CURRENT CLEANUP CONCERN IS THE FORMER EVERGREEN MOTEL SITE. CITY OFFICIALS WANT THAT SITE CLEANED UP PRIOR TO NEXT WEEK’S ROSEAU COUNTY FAIR.

THE AMERICAN SOYBEAN ASSOCIATION SAYS SOYBEAN FARMERS WILL FEEL THE FULL IMPACT OF A TRADE WARWITH CHINA, WHICH HAS ADDED A 25% TARIFF ON U.S. PRODUCTS. NEARLY HALF OF THE CHINESE RETALIATION AFFECTS SOYBEANS, WHICH HAVE DROPPED BY MORE THAN TWO DOLLARS A BUSHEL IN THE PAST FEW MONTHS. ONE FARM ECONOMIST SAYS BRAZIL MIGHT PICK UP THE SOYBEAN SLACK FROM CHINA.

A MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SURVEY SAYS NINETY PERCENT OF MINNESOTA BUSINESS SERVICES FIRMS EXPECT THEIR REVENUE TO INCREASE OR REMAIN STABLE NEXT YEAR. THOSE SERVICES BUSINESSES INCLUDE ACCOUNTING, PUBLIC RELATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES.

THE NATIONAL WALLEYE TOUR IS AT DEVILS LAKE IN NORTH DAKOTA JULY 26TH AND 27TH. THE TOURNAMENT’S ANNUAL CHAMPIONSHIP IS IN EARLY SEPTEMBER ON LAKE OF THE WOODS.

THE MASTER WALLEYE CIRCUIT IS ON LAKE OF THE WOODS THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. JEFF KELM IS THE EMCEE AND ANNOUNCER FOR THE MASTERS WALLEYE CIRCUIT.

THE ROSEAU COUNTY FAIR IS NEXT WEEK. GRANDSTAND ENTERTAINMENT INCLUDES BUSH CAR RACING, AND FOUR DUNHAM BROTHERS AND THEIR DAD (ED) ARE REGISTERED FOR THAT AMATEUR RACING EVENT.

ROSEAU’S GABBIE JUNE IS IN CONCERT TOMORROW EVENING AT THE RIVERVIEW PARK GAZEBO IN ROSEAU; PART OF THE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES AT THE GAZEBO.

THE WORLD PLOUGHING COMPETITION IS IN LAKE OF THE WOODS COUNTY IN 2019. JOHN GAARD OF SOUTH DAKOTA IS THE PRESIDENT OF THE U.S.A. PLOUGHING ORGANIZATION; HE SAYS THE COMPETITION INVOLVES MOSTLY SMALLER MACHINES. THIS YEAR’S WORLD EVENT IS IN GERMANY.

A RACE FOR RESULTS REPORT FROM THE ANNIE E. CASEY FOUNDATION SAYS MINNESOTA’S WHITE CHILDREN ARE DOING RELATIVELY WELL, BUT THE STATE FALLS SHORT WHEN IT COMES TO KIDS OF COLOR. THE FOUNDATION’S LAURA SPEER SAYS THE DISPARITIES ARE REFLECTED IN AMERICA’S IMMIGRATION POLICIES.

A MEMORIAL VISITATION FOR DEBRA DIEPENBROCK OF WARROAD IS SATURDAY EVENING (5-7 PM) AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN WARROAD. DEBRA DIEPENBROCK WAS 66.

THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, THIS WEEK, AUTHORIZED ADVERTISING FOR APPOINTMENTS TO THE WARROAD RIVER WATERSHED BOARD. THE TERMS OF JEFF O’DONNELL AND GERALD PHILLIPE EXPIRE IN MID SEPTEMBER.

THE GRAND FORKS HERALD REPORTS THE EAST GRAND FORKS CITY COUNCIL VOTED THIS WEEK TO REPLACE SENIOR CENTER WINDOWS WITH INFINITY WINDOWS FROM MARVIN WINDOWS AND DOORS, AT A COST OF JUST OVER TWENTY-ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS. ONE COUNCIL MEMBER, CLARENCE VETTER, VOTED AGAINST SAYING THE CITY HAD RECEIVED A BID THAT WAS A THIRD LOWER THAN THE MARVINS BID.