LOCAL NEWS - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2017
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Posted on 11-14-2017
THERE HAS BEEN A NET DECLINE IN THE CREATION OF NEW BUSINESS OVER THE PAST DECADE IN THE UNITED STATES; AND A NEW SURVEY BY AN ACCOUNTING FIRM SEEMS TO OFFER SOME REASONS.

ED GROCHOLSKI IS A SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT WITH JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT; HE SAYS TEENAGERS SAY “RISK” IS ONE OF THE MAIN REASONS FOR RELUCTANCE IN STARTING A BUSINESS.



THE QUIN COMMUNITY HEALTH BOARD IS ENCOURAGING SHELTERING IN PLACE TO BE STORM SAFE.
DURING A WINTER STORM, QUIN SUGGESTS REMAINING INDOORS; STAYING IN AN INTERIOR ROOM WHERE HEAT CAN BE CONSERVED; AND LISTEN TO LOCAL RADIO FOR WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES.



THE ROSEAU COUNTY BOARD MEETS THIS MORNING.
THE AGENDA INCLUDES A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE COUNTY’S BUFFER ORDINANCE.



THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, LAST WEEK, APPROVED A CONTRACT WITH K-L-J ENGINEERING TO START WORK ON AN AIRPORT PROJECT, SO THE WORK CAN BE BID BY NEXT MARCH.



THE TWO RIVER WATERSHED DISTRICT IS WORKING ON A LARGE IMPOUNDMENT PROJECT, LOCATED ON THE ROSEAU/KITTSON COUNTY LINE (BETWEEN GREENBUSH AND LAKE BRONSON).

TWO RIVERS DISTRICT ADMINISTRATOR DAN MONEY SAYS PEOPLE HAVE BEEN ASKING FOR THE KLONDIKE PROJECT FOR YEARS.

IT’S EXPECTED THE COMPLETED PROJECT WILL COST ABOUT FORTY MILLION DOLLARS, WITH THE TWO RIVERS DISTRICT PICKING UP ABOUT FOUR MILLION DOLLARS OF THAT COST.



THE MINNESOTA D.N.R. HAS UPDATED SIX OF IT’S STATE FOREST MAPS, WITH FIFTY-THREE LEFT TO FINISH OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS.
LAURA DUFFEY IS THE STATE FOREST MAP PROJECT COORDINATOR; SHE SAYS THE AGENCY STARTED WITH SIX FORESTS IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA.

DUFFEY SAYS THE PROJECT INCLUDES BOTH PAPER MAPS, AND A GEO-PDF MAP THAT CAN BE DOWNLOADED TO A MOBILE DEVICE.



A MINN-POST STORY SAYS PEOPLE IN CITIES IN MINNESOTA MAKE MORE MONEY THAT PEOPLE IN RURAL AREAS; ABOUT TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS PER YEAR MORE IN URBAN AREAS OF THE STATE.

THE STORY ALSO SAYS THE COST OF LIVING FOR A FAMILY OF FOUR IN HENNEPIN COUNTY IS NEARLY NINETY-SIX THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR; IN STEVENS COUNTY, THE LEAST EXPENSIVE IN THE STATE, THE ANNUAL COST OF LIVING IS ABOUT FIFTY-THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS.



A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR ELAINE JOHNSON OF BAUDETTE IS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT ONE AT WABANICA LUTHERAN CHURCH, NORTH OF BAUDETTE. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR.
ELAINE JOHNSON WAS 81.



A MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL FOR ROGER LIEN OF WARROAD IS SATURDAY MORNING AT ELEVEN AT ST MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH IN WARROAD. VISITATION IS FRIDAY EVENING (5-7 PM) AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN WARROAD.



THIS IS ANTIBIOTIC AWARENESS WEEK IN MINNESOTA, COINCIDING A SIMILAR NATIONAL OBSERVANCE.
THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION IS EMPHASIZING APPROPRIATE ANTIBIOTIC PRESCRIPTIONS AND USE.

THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IS RECOGNIZING TWENTY-SIX HONOR ROLLS HOSPITALS ACROSS MINNESOTA AS ANTIBIOTIC STEWARDS.
AMONG THOSE HOSPITALS IS LIFECARE MEDICAL CENTER IN ROSEAU; THE DEPARTMENT SPECIFICALLY MENTIONED PHYSICIAN LEADER DR. CHIBUIKE ANOKWUTE; PHARMACIST LEADER GORDIE STREIFF; AND REGISTERED NURSE JANE HIRST.