All cancelations and postponements due to COVID-19 will be removed from the bulletin board as we receive them will be updated here.
The Crookston School District will offer two free meals a day for students and kids ages 0-18 continuing for any regularly scheduled school day that the school is closed. The meals will be available from 11-1 p.m. at Highland School. Limited delivery options are available if circumstances make you unable to pick up food. For questions, delivery, or to call ahead with allergies call 281-5600 between 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Today will be the last day The New Hope Food Shelf will be doing dinner drop-offs from 6-6:30 p.m. at the following locations: Highland Park Complex (Barrette Street/Central Avenue) and Crookston Public Library parking lot (North Ash Street). There will be gluten-free options available and allergy requests should be sent to Rachel LaFerriere at email@example.com, by calling Rachel at 281-2644.
SUMMIT tenant families and friends dropping off groceries and other items. PLEASE use the South Villa MAIN Door during business hours. If you need to make other arrangements, please call 218-281-3424.
Polk County Public Health is available to answer questions about COVID 19, and help obtain essential services such as groceries, medications and other daily items at 281-3385. The phone is staffed Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The Crookston Times have set out newspaper vending machines outside their office at 124 S. Broadway with non-perishable unopened food items inside for kids and families in need while schools are closed starting Wednesday. If you would like to drop off food items, feel free to bring them to their office or fill the machines. Please help keep the machines organized and let the Times know if they’re empty.
Hugo’s Family Marketplace is offering shopping for seniors and people with illnesses from 6-7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, and 8-9 a.m. Saturdays, and Sundays during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Today, at 1:30 pm Highland Teachers and Staff will be having a WAVE Parade at Highland School. The teachers will be standing directly in front of Highland School to wave to the kids. Parents are encouraged to slowly drive the loop with their children so they can see and wave to their teachers who miss them dearly! It will be a great way to connect and get out of the house while maintaining a safe distance during this pandemic. The parade was organized by Ann Longtin of Longtin Agency and Highland School administration, teachers, and staff.
The Crookston Music Trip Parents Organization has postponed the frozen food pickup and delivery scheduled for Saturday, April 4 until further notice because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The food pickup and delivery will be rescheduled at a date yet to be determined.