Roseau County (Minn.) Board Proceedings/November 10, 2020

SUMMARY PROCEEDINGS OF THE NOVEMBER 10, 2020 ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING The Board of Commissioners of Roseau County, Minnesota met in the Courthouse in the City of Roseau on Tuesday, November 10, 2020. CALL TO ORDER The meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m. by Board Chair Roger Falk. The Pledge of…

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Irene R. Weaver, 86

    Irene passed away peacefully of an abdominal aortic aneurysm, November 9, 2020 at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah. Her family was able to shower her with love through visits and many phone calls. Irene Rosalia McFarlane was born to Charles Alexander McFarlane and Constance Augusta Dolney on April 25, 1934 in Strathcona,…

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Douglas Edmore Wiskow, 94

    Douglas Edmore Wiskow passed away on November 21, 2020 in Roseau, MN at the age of 94.  Doug was born August 28, 1926 in Strathcona, MN to Dewey and Edna (Pederson) Wiskow.  He was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran Faith. He attended country school through 8th grade. In 1945 Doug enlisted in…

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Tri-County makes decision on learning plans after Thanksgiving break

Prior to the Thanksgiving break, the Tri-County School decided to have no school from Monday, November 23 to November 25 due to staffing shortages and many quarantined individuals, according to its school website. November 26 and 27 were already planned as a holiday break days. So, what did Tri-County plan to do after the break?…

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Dominik Vacura officially pins his spot to NDSU Wrestling

In recent years, Gator Head Wrestling Coach Isaac Novacek just knew his team was in good shape to win a dual if it led going into the 220-pound weight class. Why? He was sending out a now two-time state champion Dominik Vacura. Unlike those Gator dual victory chances going into 220, it chances of wrestling…

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Margaret Elaine Anderson, 76

    Margaret Elaine Anderson was born in Sharon, North Dakota April 17, 1944 to Martin & Martha Kuklok. She lived in Moorhead, Minnesota before moving to Cooperstown, North Dakota. She contacted polio when she was eight years old which affected her left leg. She graduated from Cooperstown High School in 1963. She married Conrad…

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Verma Mae (Meland) McNeal, 92

Verna Mae (Meland) McNeal passed away November 21, 2020 at Edgewood Vista in East Grand Forks, MN.  She was born May 3, 1928 in Pelican Rapids, MN to Nils Meland and Marie Josephine (Olson) Meland. Her childhood years were spent in the Pelican Rapids area playing with her three sisters and four brothers along with…

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Burkel to represent District 1A at the state capitol

John Burkel (Republican) of Badger captured 72.74 percent of the vote— 15,148 votes— to defeat Connie Lindstrom (Democratic-Farmer-Labor), who finished with 27.2 percent of the vote (5,664 votes), according to unofficial numbers on the Minnesota Secretary of State website, to earn the Minnesota District 1A Representative seat. Burkel attributed this wide victory not necessarily to…

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