LOCAL NEWS - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2018
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Posted on 09-11-2018
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR ARNOLD PEDERSON OF GREENBUSH ARE THURSDAY MORNING AT 10:30 AT BLESSED SACRAMENT CATHOLIC CHURCH OF GREENBUSH. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR. ARNIE PEDERSON WAS 83.

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR KATHERINE FAST OF WARROAD IS FRIDAY MORNING AT ELEVEN AT THE WOODLAND BIBLE CHURCH IN WARROAD. VISITATION IS THURSDAY EVENING (5-7 PM) AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN WARROAD. KATHERINE FAST WAS 82.

JOEY AND JOY GUST ARE PLAYING A DANCE THIS AFTERNOON (2 PM) AT ROSEAU’S FOUR SEASONS SENIOR CENTER. THERE IS A FIVE DOLLAR SUGGESTED DONATION.

THE PERSONAL FINANCE WEBSITE WalletHub RANKS MINNESOTA AS THE THIRD HAPPIEST STATE IN THE UNION, BEHIND HAWAII AND UTAH. NORTH DAKOTA IS FOURTH, AND CALIFORNIA FIFTH. THE WEBSITE USED 31 KEY INDICATORS OF HAPPINESS TO DETERMINE THE RANKINGS.

THE MINNESOTA D.N.R. HAS HELD MEETINGS ON ITS DEER MANAGEMENT PLANS OVER THE PAST FEW WEEKS ACROSS THE STATE, WITH VERY LITTLE PUBLIC PARTICIPATION. THE MOST HEAVILY ATTENDED ATTRACTED FOURTEEN PEOPLE. A MEETING IN INTERNATIONAL FALLS HAD JUST TWO ATTENDEES.

THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, LAST NIGHT, HEARD FROM CITY SUPERINTENDENT DAVID DROWN, WHO SAID THERE WAS “COMPLETE FAILURE” OF TWO COMPRESSORS AT ROSEAU’S MEMORIAL ARENA. DROWN EXPECTS REPLACEMENT WILL COST BETWEEN ONE HUNDRED AND ONE HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS; AND THE FIX WILL TAKE BETWEEN ONE AND TWO MONTHS. DROWN ALSO SAID THERE’S NO WORD ON WHEN ASPHALT WILL BE AVAILABLE TO COMPLETE SEVERAL CITY STREET PROJECTS. ROSEAU COUNTY IS ALSO WAITING ON ASPHALT FOR SEVERAL PROJECTS.

AFTER A HALF-YEAR EFFORT, THERE IS A NEW PICTORIAL DISPLAY AT ROSEAU’S MEMORIAL ARENA. BILL YON AND WIFE TAMI WORKED TO FIND MORE THAN SIX DOZEN PICTURES OF FORMER ROSEAU RAMS WHO PLAYED DIVISION ONE COLLEGE HOCKEY. THOSE DIVISION ONE PLAYERS DATE BACK TO THE 1940’S; ABOUT HALF OF THEM PLAYED AT EITHER THE UNIVERSITY of MINNESOTA OR THE UNIVERSITY of NORTH DAKOTA. THE PROJECT WAS UNDERTAKEN THROUGH THE RAMS HOCKEY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION.