Pre-construction has begun on the northeast section of a 165-acre site, along Lake of the Woods and the Warroad River. Full construction of the casino and hotel will begin the first week of March 2013.
The Roseau County Sheriff's office has tracked down a suspect who escaped from the Lake Region Re-Entry Center in Devils Lake. 26-year-old Richard Parisien is now at the Roseau County Jail, but will soon be sent to the North Dakota State Penitentiary in Bismarck.
Two large fires in southeast Manitoba aren’t posing a threat south of the border, but the fire danger in northwest Minnesota remains extremely high, an official for the Department of Natural Resources says.
Growing up in Warroad, Minn., Adam Shaugabay had to play hockey. “You have to play hockey,” Shaugabay said. “It’s in your blood up there. You’re so close to Canada and the (hockey) stick factory is there, too. As a little kid, you grew up watching the Warroad Warriors going to state and winning hockey championships with guys like T.J. Oshie. “But I played a lot of football, too.”
There’s a new generation of Warroad, Minn., residents who want to make hockey sticks. Jay Fisher and James Marvin are Warroad natives in their mid-20s who are hoping to duplicate what Christian Brothers did in the city for almost 40 years.
East Grand Forks Senior High didn’t lighten its schedule late in the boys hockey season. Now co-coach Cory Chupka hopes that will pay off as the Section 8A playoffs begin. The Green Wave take the No. 2 seed into the 8A tournament. After a first-round bye, Senior High plays a quarterfinal game at 6 p.m. Friday in Warroad, meeting the winner of Tuesday’s Red Lake Falls/Bagley-Fosston play-in game.
North Dakota Republican U.S. Senate candidate Duane Sand will hold two press conferences and a town hall meeting Wednesday to discuss his energy plan and proposal to build a nuclear power plant in the Red River Valley.
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