LOCAL NEWS - THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2019

Posted on 02-07-2019
A FUNERAL SERVICE FOR BRUCE LUNDSTEN OF WILLIAMS IS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT TWO AT BETHANY LUTHERAN CHURCH IN WILLIAMS. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR. BRUCE LUNDSTEN WAS 71.

FISHING REGULATIONS FOR WALLEYE AND SAUGER CHANGE MARCH FIRST ON LAKE OF THE WOODS AND THE RAINY RIVER; WHEN THE AGGREGATE LIMIT IS LOWERED FROM EIGHT FISH TO SIX, AND NO MORE THAN FOUR CAN BE WALLEYES. THE LOWER LIMIT IS INTENDED TO MAINTAIN THE LONG-TERM SUSTAINABILITY OF THE FISHERIES.

THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, THIS WEEK, HEARD THAT A HIGHWAY 89 URBAN SECTION STUDY IS STILL IN PROCESS; AND THAT MEETINGS WITH POLARIS AND ROSEAU COUNTY FORD ARE PLANNED FOR NEXT MONTH. THE CITY COMMISSIONED THE STUDY IN HOPES OF CONVINCING THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO IMPROVE THAT ROAD FROM HIGHWAY ELEVEN TO THE 6TH STREET STOPLIGHTS.

A ‘WIC’ CLINIC IS TODAY AT THE RED LAKE FALLS COMMUNITY CENTER.

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR LUELLA ERICKSON OF ROSEAU ARE MONDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE AT THE ROSEAU COMMUNITY CHURCH. VISITATION IS SUNDAY EVENING (5-7 PM) WITH A SEVEN O’CLOCK PRAYER SERVICE AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN ROSEAU. LUELLA ERICKSON WAS 91.

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT IN ROSEAU COUNTY, AND MUCH OF NORTHERN MINNESOTA. IN THE RED RIVER VALLEY, THAT’S BEEN UPGRADED TO A BLIZZARD WARNING. JIM KAISER, AT THE GRAND FORKS NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE, SAYS GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. ROSEAU COUNTY GOT ANOTHER COUPLE INCHES OF SNOW LAST NIGHT; WITH ONE TO THREE MORE INCHES EXPECTED TODAY.

JULIE WOJTIW-QUO OF LAKE OF THE WOODS HIGH SCHOOL, AND TATE HOSETH FROM NORMAN COUNTY EAST ARE THE REGION 8A TRIPLE-A AWARD WINNERS. TRIPLE-A STANDS FOR ARTS, ACADEMICS AND ATHLETICS. AARON PETERSON OF KITTSON CENTRAL WAS THE MALE SUBSECTION 32A WINNER.

REPUBLICAN STATE REPRESENTATIVE DAN FABIAN OF ROSEAU SAYS HE HOPES A DECISION BY THE MINNESOTA COURT OF APPEALS PROMPTS GOVERNOR TIM WALZ TO DROP A CHALLENGE TO THE APPROVAL OF ENBRIDGE ENERGY’S PROPOSAL TO REPLACE THE LINE THREE CRUDE OIL PIPELINE ACROSS NORTHERN MINNESOTA. THE STATE COMMERCE DEPARTMENT, AND ENVIRONMENTAL AND TRIBAL GROUPS HAD FILED APPEALS; WHICH THE APPEALS COURT DISMISSED ON A TECHNICALITY THIS WEEK. OPPONENTS COULD RE-FILE THOSE APPEALS. A SPOKESMAN FOR THE GOVERNOR SAYS HIS OFFICE IS WORKING WITH THE COMMERCE DEPARTMENT TO DETERMINE THE NEXT STEPS.