LOCAL NEWS - WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2018
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Posted on 11-07-2018
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR PEGGY CASTLE OF BADGER ARE SATURDAY MORNING AT ELEVEN AT OUR REDEEMER’S LUTHERAN CHURCH IN BADGER. VISITATION IS FRIDAY EVENING (5-7 PM) WITH A SEVEN O’CLOCK PRAYER SERVICE AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN ROSEAU. PEGGY CASTLE WAS 79.

ROSEAU COUNTY WILL HAVE A NEW COUNTY ATTORNEY IN JANUARY, AS ASSISTANT ROSEAU CITY ATTORNEY KRISTI KJOS GOT 65% OF THE VOTE IN A RACE AGAINST TWO-TERM INCUMBENT KAREN FOSS. KJOS HAD 4136 VOTES TO FOSS’ 2195 VOTES. DISTRICT THREE COUNTY COMMISSIONER ROGER FALK WON ANOTHER TERM, BEATING CHALLENGER BRENT WALSH 802 VOTES TO 460. IN DISTRICT FIVE, DARYL WICKLUND HAD 842 VOTES TO JERRY PETERS’ 570; SO WICKLUND WILL REPLACE MARK FOLDESI ON THE COUNTY BOARD. PETERS IS FOLDESI’S SON-IN-LAW.

IN DISTRICT ONE, JOHN HORNER RAN UN-OPPOSED, AND WILL ASSUME A SEAT BEING VACATED BY GLENDA PHILLIPE.

TIM FUGLEBERG, PETE KVIEN AND JODEE HAUGEN WON SEATS ON THE ROSEAU SCHOOL BOARD; KVIEN IS A CURRENT MEMBER OF THE BOARD. FUGLEBERG GOT 1504 VOTES, KVIEN 1466, AND HAUGEN 1113. SARAH BERRY-KLINT (WITH 786 VOTES) AND JENNI LOVGREN (WITH 737) WERE 4TH AND 5TH IN AN EIGHT CANDIDATE RACE.

BRYAN HONTVET, TIM FAST AND BRAD WOODWARD WON SEATS ON THE WARROAD SCHOOL BOARD; WINTER BOOTH WAS THE OTHER CANDIDATE.

JAMIE ISANE, JERAMY SWENSON AND CAROL RHEN WERE ELECTED TO THE BADGER SCHOOL BOARD; GARRETT BERG WAS THE OTHER CANDIDATE IN BADGER.

JAMES VERBOUT, TERA NORDBY AND CLINTON BROBST WIN SEATS ON THE GRYGLA SCHOOL BOARD.

IN A CONTENTIOUS GREENBUSH-MIDDLE RIVER SCHOOL BOARD RACE, ALLISON HARDER, KURT STENBERG, CARRIE JO HOWARD AND SHANE KILEN WON FOUR SEATS. ROSEAU REPUBLICAN DAN FABIAN WAS ELECTED TO A FIFTH TERM IN THE STATE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, EARNING BETTER THAN 70% OF THE VOTE AGAINST DFL’ER STEPHEN MOELLER OF THIEF RIVER FALLS.

DFL’ER COLLIN PETERSON WAS RE-ELECTED TO A 7TH DISTRICT SEAT IN THE U.S. HOUSE, IN A CLOSE RACE WITH REPUBLICAN DAVE HUGHES OF KARLSTAD. PETERSON GOT 52% OF THE VOTE.

MORE THAN SIX THOUSAND VOTERS TURNED OUT IN ROSEAU COUNTY YESTERDAY; THAT FIGURE INCLUDES MORE THAN TWENTY-FIVE HUNDRED MAIL-IN BALLOTS.
ROSEAU COUNTY VOTED REPUBLICAN IN EVERY STATEWIDE RACE; ALL WERE WON BY DFL’ERS.

IN A LAKE OF THE WOODS COUNTY COMMISSIONER RACE, JOE GRUND BEAT WOODY FIALA, 203 VOTES TO 136; AND BUCK NORDLOF WAS UNOPPOSED IN SEEKING A THIRD TERM.

JIM DUCKSTAD GOT 77% OF THE VOTE IN WINNING A MARSHALL COUNTY COMMISSIONER ELECTION; GARY KIESOW HAD NO OPPONENT IN HIS DISTRICT.

IN KITTSON COUNTY, LOREN YOUNGGREN AND DARREL JOHNSON WON SEATS ON THE COUNTY BOARD; AND CHALLENGER MARK WILWANT BEAT INCUMBENT KITTSON COUNTY SHERIFF STEVE PORTER 1482 VOTES TO 871.


THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, THIS WEEK, TALKED ABOUT CHANGES AT THE CANADIAN PORT OF ENTRY AT SOUTH JUNCTION, WHERE OPERATING HOURS CHANGE FROM EIGHT TO MIDNIGHT, TO EIGHT TO EIGHT P.M. STARTING NOVEMBER 26TH.
THOSE CHANGES ARE INTENDED TO MATCH REDUCED HOURS ON THE U.S. SIDE.
THE CITY COUNCIL WILL SEND LETTERS TO U.S. AND CANADIAN OFFICIALS, DETAILING THE NEGATIVE IMPACTS ON AMERICAN AND CANADIAN CITIZENS.

THE TRAILS FOR TREATMENT PROGRAM HAS HAD ANOTHER RECORD BREAKING YEAR, AVERAGING NEARLY FOURTEEN GRANTS PER MONTH THIS YEAR; WITH 353 THOUSAND DOLLARS GIVEN OUT IN 2018. MOST OF THOSE GRANTS (GIVEN TO CANCER PATIENTS) HAVE BEEN DISTRIBUTED IN A SIX COUNTY AREA OF NORTHWEST MINNESOTA (INCLUDING ROSEAU).

THE ROSEAU COUNTY ASSESSOR’S OFFICE REMINDS PEOPLE WHO OWN AND OCCUPY A RESIDENCE THEY DIDN’T OWN AND OCCUPY JANUARY 2ND, TO APPLY FOR A HOMESTEAD CREDIT. THERE ARE ALSO AGRICULTURAL HOMESTEAD CREDITS. THE ASSESSOR’S OFFICE HAS MORE INFORMATION (463-1861).

A VETERANS DAY PROGRAM IS MONDAY (November 12th/11 a.m.) AT THE LAKE OF THE WOODS SCHOOL AUDITORIUM IN BAUDETTE.

MINNESOTA HOUSING WILL INVEST NEARLY EIGHTY-EIGHT MILLION DOLLARS IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING ACROSS THE STATE. WORKFORCE HOUSING FOR GREATER MINNESOTA IS PART OF THE FUNDING. THE ONLY INVESTMENTS IN NORTHERN MINNESOTA ARE PROJECTS IN BEMIDJI AND CASS LAKE.

A ‘WIC’ CLINIC IS TODAY AT THE WARROAD AREA COMMUNITY CENTER; AND TOMORROW AT THE RED LAKE FALLS COMMUNITY CENTER.

THE DALLAS BRASS PRESENT AN AMERICAN MUSICAL JOURNEY THIS EVENING (7 PM) AT THE BADGER SCHOOL GYM.