Roseau News


01/03/2018 11:36 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Reduced hours at two northern CBP ports 

United States Customs and Border Protection Sunday will reduce hours of operation at the Lancaster and Roseau ports of entry. "I am extremely disappointed by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's decision to reduce its hours of operation at its Roseau and Lancaster ports of entry," Dayton said in a statement.


12/02/2017 12:37 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Supsect in Roseau County crash flees; One person injuredSaturday,... 

At least one person was injured in a crash on an icy stretch of road in northwestern Minnesota's Roseau County Friday night. The state patrol says an SUV went through a stop sign on a county road and collided with a semi rig on Highway 11. The driver of the SUV fled the scene on foot.


11/19/2017 12:24 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Former deputy pleads guilty to stalking BCA agents who were investigating him 

A former Roseau County sheriff's deputy accused of harassing and defaming two Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agents pleaded guilty to stalking Thursday. Joshua McGurran Olson, 36, was arrested April 5 in Clearwater County and charged with the felony in Beltrami County on April 19. According to a criminal complaint, Olson began stalking the two agents, referred to in documents as D.N. and N.A., after the pair began investigating him in 2016.


11/18/2017 05:22 PM  ~~~Source~~~
NW Minnesota residents angered by plan to cut back border crossing hours 

Two crossing stations on the Minnesota-Canada border in northwestern Minnesota will be closing earlier starting in January, and residents aren't happy about it. "It's a head-scratcher," Roseau Mayor Jeff Pelowski said of the plan by the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol to reduce hours at ports of entry in Roseau and Lancaster.


11/09/2017 11:32 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Dayton: Border crossing changes will hurt Minnesota 

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has asked a federal agency to not reduce border crossing hours at Lancaster and Roseau, saying it would "cause significant health, safety, and economic harm" to Minnesotans in those areas. Dayton strongly opposed the move by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to cut back hours at the two Minnesota ports, the governor wrote Tuesday, Nov. 7, in a letter to CBP Director Jason Schmelz.