LOCAL NEWS - MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2018
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Posted on 10-01-2018
THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL MEETS THIS EVENING. MIKE STRODTMAN, A GROUNDWATER SPECIALIST WITH THE MINNESOTA RURAL WATER ASSOCIATION, WAS AT A COUNCIL MEETING EARLIER THIS YEAR WITH A REPORT ON ROSEAU’S MUNICIPAL WATER SUPPLY.

THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD, LAST WEEK, SET BUDGETS AND PROPERTY TAX LEVIES FOR NEXT YEAR FOR UNORGANIZED TOWNSHIPS AT A TOTAL OF THIRTY-FOUR THOUSAND DOLLARS. THAT AMOUNT IS UN-CHANGED FROM THE CURRENT YEAR.

THE ROSEAU COUNTY AUDITOR’S OFFICE WILL SEND MAIL BALLOTS TODAY TO REGISTERED VOTERS IN TWENTY-ONE MAIL-BALLOT PRECINCTS IN ALL UNORGANIZED TOWNSHIPS AND IN THE CITIES OF ROOSEVELT AND STRATHCONA. IF YOU’RE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ONE OF THOSE PRECINCTS AND DON’T GET A BALLOT, CALL THE AUDITOR’S OFFICE (463-1282).

THE ROSEAU SCHOOL BOARD, LAST MONTH, APPROVED IT’S BOARD POLICIES AS RECOMMENDED BY THE MINNESOTA SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION. THE ONLY CHANGE REFLECTS THE MOVE FROM ‘NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND’ TO THE ‘EVERY STUDENT SUCCEEDS ACT’.

‘WIC’ CLINICS ARE TODAY IN NEWFOLDEN, TOMORROW IN HALLOCK AND WEDNESDAY AT THE WARROAD AREA COMMUNITY CENTER.

DAVID BRADDOCK AND JOSETTE ANTOMARCHI PERFORM “THE TOMTE AND THE TROLL” THIS EVENING (6:30 PM) AT THE ROSEAU CITY CENTER. DAVID BRADDOCK STUDIED WITH THE FAMOUS MIME MARCEL MARCEAU; HE AND JOSETTE ANTOMARCHI WERE AT HOSTFEST OVER THE WEEKEND; THEY’LL WORK WITH ROSEAU ONE-ACT PLAY STUDENTS TODAY, AND DO A PRESENTATION FOR THE ROSEAU ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.

THE ANNUAL MOE LUTHERAN CHURCH TURKEY FEED IS SUNDAY (11-12:30).

MINNESOTA BUSINESSES SAY THEY’RE FEELING THE EFFECTS OF A CHANGING CLIMATE. A REPORT FROM BUSINESS FORWARD SAYS FACTORIES, FARMS, RESTAURANTS AND HOTELS HAVE BEEN IMPACTED. JIM WATKINS, FROM SOCIABLE CIDER WERKS OF MINNEAPOLIS, SAYS POLICY DECISIONS NEED TO CONSIDER THE BOTTOM LINE FOR STATE BUSINESSES.
MORE THAN SIX HUNDRED MINNESOTA BUSINESSES ARE WORKING WITH BUSINESS FORWARD ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY ISSUES.

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR BLANCHE TRANGSRUD OF BADGER ARE THIS MORNING AT ELEVEN AT CONCORDIA LUTHERAN CHURCH IN ROSS. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR. BURIAL IS AT CONCORDIA LUTHERAN CEMETERY. BLANCHE TRANGSRUD WAS 98.

A ‘SKIN’ ART EXHIBIT IS AT THE NORTHWEST MINNESOTA ARTS COUNCIL GALLERY IN EAST GRAND FORKS. AMONG THE FEATURED ARTISTS IS KENNEDY TRUSCINSKI OF GREENBUSH.

THE LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES CAREGIVER SUPPORT PROGRAM IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS WHO WOULD BE “FRIENDLY VISITORS” TO ELDERLY PERSONS IN ROSEAU, KITTSON AND LAKE OF THE WOODS COUNTIES.
THEY’RE ALSO LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR AN UPCOMING GROUP RESPITE PROGRAM IN ROSEAU. VOLUNTEERS CAN GET A TWO HUNDRED DOLLAR A MONTH STIPEND, AND AN EDUCATION GRANT THROUGH THE AMERICORP PROGRAM. MONIQUE DURAY HAS MORE INFORMATION (218-452-0143).

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR RICHARD LaCHAPPELLE OF WARROAD ARE SATURDAY MORNING AT ELEVEN AT WOODLAND BIBLE CHURCH IN WARROAD. VISITATION IS FRIDAY EVENING (5-7 PM) AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN WARROAD. RICHARD LaCHAPPELLE WAS 54.

GRAVESIDE SERVICES FOR FORMER BADGER RESIDENT LARRY HENSRUD OF OCALA, FLORIDA ARE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO AT THE BETHANY/SWEDISH CEMETERY IN BADGER. LARRY HENSRUD WAS 72.

A SIXTY-ONE YEAR OLD FLOODWOOD, MINNESOTA MAN IS DEAD AFTER A CRASH LAST NIGHT (JUST BEFORE EIGHT P.M.) ON HIGHWAY 200 EAST OF HILL CITY.
THE MAN WAS A PASSENGER IN A CAR DRIVEN BY 64 YEAR OLD THOMAS ANDOR OF HIBBING; THE ANDOR VEHICLE HIT AN ANIMAL. THE TWO MEN WERE OUT OF THE CAR CHECKING DAMAGE, AND THE PASSENGER WAS STRUCK BY A CAR DRIVEN BY 55 YEAR OLD JANE SAUTBINE OF CLOQUET.