LOCAL NEWS - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2018
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Posted on 10-09-2018
POLARIS INDUSTRIES HELD A GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY LAST FRIDAY FOR A TWO MILLION DOLLAR LOBBY EXPANSION IN ROSEAU. IT’S PART OF A RENOVATION PROCESS OF THE 1960’S ERA PLANT. POLARIS PLANT MANAGER NATHAN HANSON SAYS IT’LL BE A VERY VISIBLE SYMBOL OF THE COMPANY’S PRESENCE IN ROSEAU.

LIFECARE PUBLIC HEALTH FLU VACCINE CLINICS ARE THIS MORNING (9:30-11 A.M.) AT THE BADGER COMMUNITY CENTER; THIS AFTERNOON (1-2:30 PM) AT THE WARROAD AREA COMMUNITY CENTER; AND TOMORROW MORNING (9:30-11:30 A.M.) AT THE ROSEAU CITY CENTER. THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SAYS LAST YEAR’S FLU SEASON WAS THE MOST SEVERE IN A DECADE. THERE ARE CLINICS THROUGH THE END OF THE MONTH IN ROSEAU COUNTY.

A HALLOWEEN TREAT WALK, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, IS OCTOBER 31ST (5-7 PM) AT OAK CREST SENIOR HOUSING IN ROSEAU.

THE ROSEAU PLANNING COMMISSION HAS GOTTEN MORE FOLLOWUP INFORMATION ON IDENTIFIED CLEANUP AREAS, INCLUDING THE FORMER EVERGREEN MOTEL PROPERTY. THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, LAST WEEK, TALKED ABOUT POSSIBLE ACTION, WHICH COULD INCLUDE ABATEMENT OF A NUISANCE PROPERTY.

A FIRST ANNUAL OCTOBER FESTIVAL IS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AT THE POINT IN WARROAD.

THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AERONAUTICS OFFICIALS WERE IN ROSEAU COUNTY LAST MONTH TO TALK ABOUT THE PINEY/PINECREEK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, NORTHWEST OF ROSEAU. RICK BRAUNIG IS WITH MINN-DOT AERONAUTICS. MINN-DOT SAYS THAT AIRPORT AVERAGED LESS THAN TWO ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES PER DAY DURING THE MONTHS OF JUNE, JULY AND AUGUST. AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF PINEY, MANITOBA AND THE STATE OF MINNESOTA EXPIRES IN DECEMBER 2019.

AN ANNUAL FALL SUPPER AT SALOL’S FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH IS SATURDAY EVENING; THEY’RE SERVING POTATO DUMPLINGS.

CONSUMER GROUPS IN MINNESOTA ARE WORKING TO PROTECT OLDER ADULTS FROM FRAUD AND IDENTITY THEFT. DAN HENDRICKSON, WITH THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU OF MINNESOTA AND NORTH DAKOTA, SAYS OLDER ADULTS ARE A HIGHLY TARGETED DEMOGRAPHIC FOR FRAUD.

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THOMAS WHELAN OF FARGO (AND FORMERLY OF ROSEAU) ARE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT FOUR AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN ROSEAU. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR. THOMAS WHELAN WAS 74.

SECOND HALF TAXES ON ALL REAL ESTATE AND PERSONAL PROPERTY, EXCEPT FARM CLASSIFICATIONS AND MOBILE HOMES, ARE DUE BY MONDAY AT THE ROSEAU COUNTY TREASURER’S OFFICE. SECOND HALF TAXES ON FARM CLASSIFICATIONS AND MOBILE HOMES ARE DUE BY NOVEMBER 15TH.