LOCAL NEWS - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2018
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Posted on 11-06-2018
A PANCAKE BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER TO HELP DEFRAY MEDICAL EXPENSES FOR HENRY CARLSON IS SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH (8-1) AT THE WANNASKA COMMUNITY CENTER. IT’S SPONSORED BY THE WANNASKA LIONS CLUB.

FARM SERVICE AGENCY STATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JOE MARTIN SAYS PAYMENTS WILL BE ISSUED SOON TO LANDOWNERS WHOSE CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM CONTRACT REQUIRE MODIFICATIONS. THE EXPIRATION OF THE 2014 FARM BILL AT THE END OF SEPTEMBER MEANS THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE CAN’T MAKE MODIFICATIONS TO C.R.P. CONTRACTS THAT REQUIRE AN INCREASE IN ACRES, BUT OTHER MODIFICATIONS CAN BE MADE. ABOUT A THOUSAND MINNESOTA LANDOWNERS HAVEN’T BEEN PAID.

THE TWO RIVERS WATERSHED DISTRICT HAS A PUBLIC MEETING NEXT WEDNESDAY (November 14th/3-5:30 PM) AT THE LAKE BRONSON STATE PARK VISITORS CENTER, ON THE KLONDIKE CLEAN WATER RETENTION PROJECT. THAT PROJECT IS IN THE DESIGN STAGE.
THEY’LL TALK ABOUT A TWELVE MILE IMPOUNDMENT AREA.

TODAY IS ELECTION DAY. ROSEAU SCHOOL DISTRICT VOTERS WILL CHOOSE THREE BOARD MEMBERS, FROM A SLATE OF EIGHT CANDIDATES. INCUMBENT SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS TODD BRANDT AND STU McFARLANE ARE NOT SEEKING RE-ELECTION; AND McFARLANE SAYS THERE IS A HARD LESSON FOR NEW BOARD MEMBERS. WARROAD AND BADGER WILL ELECT THREE SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS, WHILE GREENBUSH-MIDDLE RIVER VOTERS WILL CHOOSE FOUR.

ROSEAU’S DAN FABIAN IS THE INCUMBENT DISTRICT ONE-A STATE REPRESENTATIVE, A POSITION HE’S HELD SINCE 2011. HE’S BEING CHALLENGED BY DFL’ER STEPHEN MOELLER OF THIEF RIVER FALLS. FABIAN SAYS DEVELOPING RELATIONSHIPS IS CRITICAL IN GETTING WORK DONE IN ST PAUL.

THE ROSEAU COMMUNITY SCHOOL HAS A NEW SECURITY POLICY, EFFECTIVE NEXT MONDAY, IN WHICH MOST EXTERIOR DOORS WILL BE LOCKED DURING THE SCHOOL DAY. ROSEAU HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL IVAN HIRST. JUST THREE DOORS AT THE ROSEAU SCHOOL WILL BE OPEN DURING THE SCHOOL DAY, AND JUST FOUR WILL BE OPEN AFTER SCHOOL.

‘WIC’ CLINICS ARE TODAY IN HALLOCK, TOMORROW AT THE WARROAD AREA COMMUNITY CENTER, AND THURSDAY IN RED LAKE FALLS.

THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, LAST NIGHT, APPROVED A HOUSTON ENGINEERING URBAN SECTION STUDY, AT A COST OF ABOUT TWENTY-NINE THOUSAND DOLLARS. THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REQUIRES THAT STUDY BEFORE CONSIDERING IMPROVEMENTS ALONG HIGHWAY 89, BETWEEN HIGHWAY ELEVEN AND 7TH STREET SOUTHWEST.

THE CITY HAS BEEN ASKING MINN-DOT FOR AN URBAN SECTION IMPROVEMENT ALONG THAT CORRIDOR FOR SEVERAL DECADES. THE COUNCIL ALSO APPROVED A CHRISTMAS LIGHTING CONTEST, WHICH HAS BEEN HELD IN ROSEAU FOR MANY YEARS. PRIZES ARE AWARDED IN ROSEAU DOUGH.

FORMER ROOSEVELT RESIDENT BRADLEY PULKRABEK HAS DIED IN THE PHILLIPINES. HE WAS 62.