LOCAL NEWS - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
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Posted on 09-14-2018
A SALE OF USED BOOKS AT THE CLEARSPRING MALL IN STEINBACH, MANITOBA WILL SERVE AS A FUNDRAISER FOR EAST BORDERLAND COMMUNITY HOUSING IN THE TOWN OF SPRAGUE. SEMI-ANNUAL SALE WILL TAKE PLACE FROM SEPTEMBER 19TH TO SEPTEMBER 22ND. 

LIFECARE MEDICAL CENTER IS HOSTING A CLASS FOR THOSE THAT ARE LIVING WITH A CHRONIC CONDITION. THOSE CLASSES START MONDAY SEPTEMBER 17TH AND MEET FOR SIX CONSECUTIVE WEEKS. THOSE CLASSES ARE FREE. CONTACT COLLEEN AT 463-4751.

THE SACRED HEART CATHOLIC CHURCH IN ROSEAU IS HOLDING THEIR ANNUAL TURKEY AND MEATBALL SUPPER THIS SUNDAY (5-7 PM).

ANOTHER REMINDER THAT THE LANCASTER PORT OF ENTRY WILL IMPLEMENT THEIR WINTER HOURS STARTING ON SUNDAY. THOSE HOURS WILL BE 8 AM TO 6 PM. 

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR KATHERINE FAST OF WARROAD WILL BE HELD TODAY(11 A.M.) AT THE WOODLAND BIBLE CHRUCH IN WARROAD.. KATHERINE FAST WAS 82. 

A CROOKSTON MAN FACES 20 YEARS IN PRISON AFTER POLICE SAY HE ASSAULTED A WOMAN BEFORE BARRICADING HIMSELF IN A CAMPER AT AN EAST GRAND FORKS RV RETAILER. 59-YEAR-OLD TIMOTHY YOUNGQUIST COMMITTED THE ALLEGED ASSAULT SUNDAY NIGHT. HE AND THE VICTIM DO KNOW EACH OTHER, AND HE HOLD POLICE THAT SHE WAS “SLEEPING WITH PEOPLE” AND THAT SHE’S A “DRAMA QUEEN” HE WAS STAYING IN A CAMPER, WITHOUT THE OWNERS PERMISSION. THAT ORIGINAL OWNER SAYS YOUNGQUIST AGREED TO PURCHASE THE TRAILER, BUT HE REPOSESSED IT AFTER YOUNGQUISTS CHECK BOUNCED. HIS BLOOD ALCOHOL CONTENT AT THE TIME WAS .297.

THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WITHOUT HEALTH INSURANCE IN MINNESOTA HAS INCREASED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FIVE YEARS, WHEN THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT WAS IN FULL EFFECT. A U.S. CENSUS REPORT SAYS ABOUT 243,000 MINNESOTANS DID NOT HAVE INSURANCE IN 2017. THAT'S AN INCREASE OF 18,000 FROM THE PREVIOUS YEAR.