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Roseau Co. sheriff still looking for missing man

August 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Late Tuesday night, the Roseau County Sheriff’s Office still was searching for a Detroit Lakes, Minn., man missing since Aug. 11. A vehicle belonging to Donald Dugger, 43, was found Saturday, stuck and abandoned one mile north and east of the Winner Silo in Beltrami State Forest. Continue Reading

Highway 11 detour to change from Greenbush to Roseau

June 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A detour now in place on Minnesota Highway 11 is expected to change next week, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced. The detour currently in place from Greenbush to Badger is expected to end Tuesday, and a second-phase detour will begin Wednesday. Continue Reading

Some Minnesota school districts scrapping spring break for extended weekends

January 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Roseau is among the schools that have opted for a weekend break instead – in Roseau’s case, to coincide with the annual high school hockey tournament in St. Paul. Continue Reading

Authorities urge caution on west side of Lake of the Woods

December 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Series of cracks creates treacherous ice conditionsAuthorities are recommending that ice anglers avoid the west side of Lake of the Woods unless they’re going out with a resort or someone who knows the conditions. Continue Reading

Marvin Windows cited by Obama in speech about economic vision

December 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

President Barack Obama cited the fourth-generation-owned Marvin Windows and Doors, based in Warroad, Minn., during his speech in a small Kansas town Tuesday. Obama used Marvin as an example of a business obligated to its employees. Continue Reading

Minnesota DNR, Kittson County resolve longtime road dispute

November 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Agency issues township road easement for Beaches Lake WMAThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Kittson County have settled a lengthy dispute over all-terrain vehicle use along a corridor in Beaches Lake Wildlife Management Area in northwest Minnesota, near Lancaster. Continue Reading

‘Juneberry 3′ wildfire fully contained after burning nearly 30,000 acres

October 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Juneberry 3 wildfire is dead after burning almost 30,000 acres in northwestern Minnesota. Full containment was reached after personnel walked the 2.5-mile northeastern perimeter of the fire late Monday. “The line was very cold,” DNR spokesman Ron Sanow said. “The helicopters had pounded that line into submission.” Continue Reading

‘Juneberry 3′ wildfire in northwest Roseau County drawing to end

October 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A few drops of rain fell Sunday on the massive “Juneberry 3″ fire in the northwest corner of Roseau County and the wind remained light, helping firefighters feel they had nearly contained the blaze that ignited early Wednesday afternoon. Continue Reading

Minnesota now free of bovine TB, USDA says

October 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota is officially free of bovine tuberculosis, a disease that shook the state’s cattle industry a few years back after it was discovered in Roseau County and to this day has caused some ranchers to regularly test their animals. Continue Reading

Weather service: Straight-line winds cause of northwest Minnesota damage

July 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Straight-line winds, at times reaching 85 to 95 mph, extended a dozen or more miles wide at times while moving from Drayton, N.D., to Roseau, Minn., on Wednesday morning, according to the National Weather Service office in Grand Forks. Continue Reading

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