Roseau County

Roseau County, Minnesota

606 5th Ave SW Rm 20
Roseau, MN 56751
Phone: (218) 463-2541
Fax: (218) 463-1889

On the northern border of MN, northeast of Grand Forks, ND; established Dec 31, 1894 from Kittson County. Name Origin: For Roseau lake and river, both in the northern part of the county; from French 'reed,' from a translation of an Ojibway word that refers to the coarse grass (Phragmites communis) growing along the banks

Area (sq mi):: 1678.33 (land 1662.51; water 15.82) Population per square mile: 9.90
Population 2005: 16,495 State rank: 53 Population change: 2000-20005 1.00%; 1990-2000 8.70% Population 2000: 16,338 (White 95.60%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 1.70%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 2.80%. Median age: 35.30
Income 2000: per capita $17,053; median household $39,852; Population below poverty level: 6.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,188-$28,821
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 17.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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A trail ran along the boundary, and to the south lay Roseau County, Minnesota.
51) On 19 November, a Roseau County grand jury, after hearing testimony from key figures in the case, indicted Klym for first degree murder.
Selmer Lind, a Roseau County farmer and hunter and the only American to testify, said that in March he had seen Mandziuk across the boundary "going to a hay stack" and hailed him.
Because Klym's former counsel, Bert Hanson had been elected Roseau County Attorney, J.
In spring 2002, the combination of rain and melting snow caused a major flood throughout Roseau County.
Then, in 1993, the state ceased paying assessments on Marshall, Beltrami, and Roseau county con-con lands where a redetermination had not taken place.
On August 25, 2000, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) was notified by the Minnesota Board of Animal Health (MBAH) of Bacillus anthracis isolated from a steer on a farm in Roseau County, Minnesota.
J Pahlen, Roseau County Home Health Care, Roseau; T Boldingh, DVM, Minnesota Board of Animal Health, K Elfering, G Hoffman, Minnesota Dept of Agriculture, St.