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Local Entrepreneurs Plan for New Hotel in Warroad

A new hotel development project is advancing and follows the soon-to-open Lake of the Woods Brewing Company later this spring. Both projects are the result of local entrepreneurs investing in the revitalization of the Warroad area community. Local entrepreneurs Drew Parsley of Warroad and Jon Waibel of Baudette reached out to hotel developer Jeff Jasperson…

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City of Warroad Response to Statements about Joshua Demmerly

The City of Warroad (City) received notice of criminal charges filed in State of Minnesota, Roseau County District Court against Joshua Demmerly.  Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is handling all criminal matters related to this case.  Accordingly, the City has no specific comment on these matters.  If you have any questions related to the matter,…

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Warroad Police Officer Charged with Three Felonies

Joshua Demmerly, 29, a police officer with the Warroad Police Department, was arrested on Monday, April 1, 2019, and charged in Roseau County District Court on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, with the following felonies: *Kidnapping {MN Statute 609.25.1} *Criminal sexual conduct in the 3rd degree {MN Statute 609.344.1(e)} *Stalking {MN Statute 609.749.3(b)} The kidnapping charge…

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Shopko Announces Financial Restructuring ~ Warroad Store to Close

Shopko has announced that it, along with its subsidiaries, has filed voluntary petitions for a court-supervised financial restructuring under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. The Company is seeking to facilitate the restructuring as a result of excess debt and ongoing competitive pressures. The petitions have been filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of…

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New Presidents of Marvin Windows and Doors, Infinity Windows and Doors Appointed

NEW PRESIDENTS OF MARVIN WINDOWS AND DOORS, INFINITY WINDOWS AND DOORS APPOINTED Darrin Peterson to lead Marvin Windows and Doors and Dan Marvin to oversee Infinity Windows and Doors brands Darrin Peterson, vice president of operations and customer services, will assume the position of president of Marvin Windows and Doors, and Dan Marvin, vice president of…

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