LOCAL NEWS - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2018
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Posted on 10-05-2018
A CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR LINDELL JUHL OF GREENBUSH IS THIS AFTERNOON AT FOUR AT THE SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH IN KARLSTAD. LINDELL JUHL WAS 90.

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR RICHARD LaCHAPPELLE OF WARROAD ARE TOMORROW MORNING AT ELEVEN AT THE WOODLAND BIBLE CHURCH OF WARROAD. VISITATION IS THIS EVENING (5-7 PM) AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN WARROAD. BURIAL IS AT FAIRVIEW CEMETERY IN RURAL ROSEAU. RICHARD LaCHAPPELLE WAS 54.

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

SIX MONTHS AFTER PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP ANNOUNCED A PLAN TO PRIVATIZE THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE, A WHITE HOUSE-APPOINTED COMMITTEE REPORT HAS BEEN SHELVED. THE POSTAL SERVICE HAS A NINETY PERCENT FAVORABLE RATING AMONG U.S. CITIZENS. JOHN McHUGH, A FORMER NEW YORK CONGRESSMAN AND SECRETARY OF THE ARMY, SAYS PRIVATIZATION WOULD MEAN HIGHER PACKAGE DELIVERY COSTS (ESPECIALLYIN RURAL AREAS) THE POSTAL SERVICE RECEIVES NO TAX DOLLARS.

A GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY FOR A POLARIS EXPANSION PROJECT IN ROSEAU IS THIS MORNING. THE TWO TO THREE MILLION DOLLAR PROJECT WILL ADD OFFICE SPACE AND A NEW FRONT FOR THE ROSEAU PLANT.

THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL IS URGING CARTER NOVACEK TO DETERMINE THE INTEREST OF NEIGHBORS IN ADDING SIDEWALKS ALONG 4TH AVENUE NORTHEAST, NEAR THE ROSEAU SCHOOL. NOVACEK SENT A LETTER TO THE CITY ASKING FOR SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENTS, AS A SAFETY MEASURE FOR KIDS WALKING TO SCHOOL.

THE MALUNG COMMUNITY CENTER IS THE SITE FOR A PLAY CALLED “AUNT SAMANTHY RULES THE ROOST” TOMORROW AND SUNDAY. IT’S A FUNDRAISER FOR THE CENTER, SAYS SHARON LUND. THE PLAY WAS ORIGINALLY PERFORMED IN MALUNG IN 1955; THE CURRENT EDITION FEATURES DESCENDANTS OF THE ORIGINAL ACTORS, AND/OR PEOPLE FROM MALUNG.

THE POLARIS FOUNDATION WILL PROVIDE MATCHING FUNDS TO A SUNDAY TAILGATE FUNDRAISER AT THE ROSEAU AMERICAN LEGION. THEY’LL START AT TWO P.M., AHEAD OF THE MINNESOTA VIKINGS/PHILADELPHIA EAGLES NFL GAME, WITH PROCEEDS GOING TO THE ROSEAU FIRE DEPARTMENT’S JAWS OF LIFE FUND.

THE ANNUAL MOE LUTHERAN CHURCH TURKEY FEED IS SUNDAY.

THE MINNESOTA D.N.R. HAS A PUBLIC MEETING MONDAY EVENING (6-9 PM) AT THE LAKE OF THE WOODS SCHOOL IN BAUDETTE, ON SPECIAL WINTER WALLEYE AND SAUGER REGULATIONS ON LAKE OF THE WOODS. A CITIZENS PANEL HELPED DEVELOP THE NEW RULES, WHICH WOULD REDUCE THE WINTER LIMIT ON LAKE OF THE WOODS FROM EIGHT TO SIX FISH. PHIL TALMAGE IS THE BAUDETTE AREA FISHERIES SUPERVISOR.

THE CBS AND ABC TELEVISION CHANNELS, THROUGH ROSEAU COUNTY’S FREE OVER-THE-AIR TV, ARE BACK ON THE AIR; AFTER INSTALLATION OF NEW EQUIPMENT AT THE ROSEAU TOWER BY VOYGEURS COMTRONICS.

THE 32ND ANNUAL FALL BANQUET OF THE ROSEAU RIVER CHAPTER OF THE MINNESOTA DEER HUNTERS ASSOCIATION IS MONDAY EVENING AT THE ROSEAU CITY CENTER.

A TWIN CITIES-BASED GROUP CALLED “YOUTH FRONTIERS” HAS BEEN AT MOE LUTHERAN CHURCH IN ROSEAU THIS WEEK, DOING RETREATS WITH KIDS FROM THREE DIFFERENT GRADE LEVELS. BEN NORDQUIST LED THE TEAM OF THREE INSTRUCTORS. YESTERDAY’S RETREAT INVOLVED FOURTH GRADERS AND THE THEME OF KINDNESS.

A GRAND FORKS HERALD REPORT SAYS KITTSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES HAVE SEARCHED A FARMSTEAD NEAR PELAN IN HOPES OF FINDING CLUES IN THE 1995 DISAPPEARANCE OF BECKY JO LOOK OF HALMA. KITTSON COUNTY SHERIFF STEVE PORTER IS ASKING THE PUBLIC TO COME FORWARD WITH ANY INFORMATION; AND THAT THE SEARCH OF THE FARMSTEAD WILL CONTINUE.