LOCAL NEWS - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2018
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Posted on 09-07-2018
A CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR ROBIN BITZER OF BAUDETTE IS PENDING. ROBIN BITZER DIED TUESDAY AT A FARGO HOSPITAL; SHE WAS 63.

THREE WISCONSIN ANGLERS TOP THE PRO LEADERBOARD GOING INTO THE FINAL DAY OF THE CABELA’S NATIONAL WALLEYE TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP ON LAKE OF THE WOODS. THEY’RE ROBERT BLOSSER OF POYNETTE, NICK SCHERTZ OF TOMAHAWK, AND BRETT KING OF HAGER CITY.

THE ROSEAU COUNTY AUDITOR’S OFFICE HAS ABSENTEE BALLOTS AVAILABLE FOR THE NOVEMBER GENERAL ELECTION. MAIL BALLOTS FOR THE NOVEMBER ELECTION WILL BE SENT OCTOBER FIRST TO REGISTERED VOTERS IN TWENTY-ONE MAIL-IN BALLOT TOWNSHIPS; AS WELL AS ALL UNORGANIZED TOWNSHIPS IN ROSEAU COUNTY; AND THE CITIES OF ROOSEVELT AND STRATHCONA.

THE ROSEAU SCHOOL BOARD, YESTERDAY, APPROVED THE HIRES OF PARAPROFESSIONALS AMBER ROBERTS AND BRIANNA SIMMONS. THAT COMPLETES THE SCHOOL DISTRICT’S ROSTER OF PARAPROFESSIONALS FOR THE CURRENT YEAR.

A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR LINDA EDWARDS OF BAUDETTE IS THIS AFTERNOON AT THREE AT THE EVANGELICAL COVENANT CHURCH IN BAUDETTE. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR. LINDA EDWARDS WAS 73.

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR LOIS BERGE OF ROSEAU (AND FORMERLY OF BADGER AND GREENBUSH) ARE TOMORROW MORNING AT ELEVEN 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 TOMORROW’S SERVICES. BURIAL IS AT BETHEL CEMETERY. LOIS BERGE WAS 73.

A FUNDRAISER FOR A NEW PIANO AT ROSEAU’S FOUR SEASONS SENIOR CENTER IS SUNDAY AFTERNOON (2 PM) FEATURING PHIL SALLBERG, BARB ROSEEN, FRANK POELL AND FIRST UNITED LUTHERAN CHURCH PASTOR DAVID WHITE SINGING GOSPEL, TRADITIONAL AND COUNTRY SONGS.

A WARROAD/NORTHWEST ANGLE DUCKS UNLIMITED BANQUET IS TOMORROW EVENING AT THE WARROAD AMERICAN LEGION.

AN ANNUAL PUBLIC DUCK BANDING NIGHT IS TOMORROW EVENING (5:30 PM) AT AGASSIZ NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE NEAR MIDDLE RIVER.

AN ANNUAL FALL SUPPER AT ROSE FREE LUTHERAN CHURCH (WEST OF ROSEAU) IS TOMORROW EVENING (4-8 PM).

THE NATIONAL WALLEYE TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP ENDS TODAY ON LAKE OF THE WOODS, WITH THE TOP TEN ANGLERS REMAINING. WEIGH-IN IS AT SPORTSMANS LODGE, NORTH OF BAUDETTE.

THE 54TH ANNUAL NORTHLAND THRESHING BEE IS TOMORROW AND SUNDAY AT STRATHCONA. THERE ARE PARADES EACH AFTERNOON AT ONE P.M.