LOCAL NEWS - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2018
"?>">
Posted on 11-08-2018
NORTHERN MINNESOTA AUTHOR EMILY YAGER IS AT THE ROSEAU PUBLIC LIBRARY NEXT THURSDAY (November 15th) AFTERNOON.

THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, THIS WEEK, TALKED ABOUT FIRE CONTRACTS WITH FOURTEEN ORGANIZED TOWNSHIPS; AND WITH ROSEAU COUNTY FOR ANOTHER EIGHT UN-ORGANIZED TOWNSHIPS.

CITY COUNCIL MEMBER PAT NOVACEK. THOSE FIRE PROTECTION AGREEMENTS WILL BE SEND TO THE TOWNSHIPS AND THE COUNTY SO THEY CAN ACT AT THEIR DECEMBER MEETINGS.

LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES CAREGIVER SUPPORT IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO BE VISITORS FOR ELDERLY PERSONS IN THEIR HOMES. THOSE VOLUNTEERS CAN GET A TWO HUNDRED DOLLAR A MONTH LIVING STIPEND, AND A SIXTEEN HUNDRED DOLLAR EDUCATION GRANT, THROUGH THE AMERICORPS PROGRAM. MONIQUE DURAY HAS MORE INFORMATION (218-452-0143).

ROSEAU COUNTY HAD TWENTY-EIGHT MAIL BALLOT PRECINCTS FOR THIS YEAR’S ELECTION, AND JUST FIFTEEN POLLING PLACES; AND COUNTY AUDITOR MARTIE MONSRUD SAYS THE TREND IS TOWARD MORE MAIL BALLOTS.

ROSEAU COUNTY MAILED MORE THAN THIRTY-THREE HUNDRED ELECTION BALLOTS IN 2018; MORE THAN TWENTY-FIVE HUNDRED COMPLETED BALLOTS (OR, 76%) WERE RETURNED TO THE AUDITOR’S OFFICE.

THE FIRST PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES OF THE YEAR ARE AT THE ROSEAU SCHOOL THIS EVENING AND TOMORROW MORNING. THE ROSEAU SCHOOL’S READING IS FUNDAMENTAL BOOK FAIR IS BEING HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH THOSE CONFERENCES. PROCEEDS ARE USED FOR A BOOK GIVEAWAY PROGRAM FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS.

THE SECOND CONCERT IN THE NORTHERN LIGHTS SERIES IS SATURDAY EVENING AT THE ROSEAU SCHOOL THEATRE, FEATURING PIANIST CHARLIE ALBRIGHT. THE YOUNG MUSICIAN HAS WORKED WITH ARTISTS LIKE YO-YO MA AND BOBBY McFERRIN, BUT SAYS HE LIKES PLAYING SMALLER VENUES LIKE ROSEAU. SATURDAY’S IS THE LAST CONCERT OF THIS CALENDAR YEAR; THE NEXT IS A CAROLE KING TRIBUTE IN FEBRUARY.