Thursday - January 29, 2015

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Open House is 12:15 today at RiverView meeting room 5, use the rehab entrance.  Program is “Yoga Laughter” by Sue Thompson.  All are welcome to learn about the weight loss support group.  Call 281-7106 for questions. 

The Polk County Emergency Management Department’s public meeting is 1:00 p.m. this afternoon at the Polk County Sheriff’s Office in the Conference Room.  Purpose of the meeting is so the public can provide insight and suggestions on the updated draft of the Polk County Hazard Mitigation Plan.  The plan is posted at Comments and suggestions can be made in person at the meeting, emailed to or call him at 218-470-8263.   

“Dolphin Tale 2” movie is 1:30 today at the Golden Link.

Bar Bingo is 7:00 tonight at the Crookston Eagles.

UMC Ag Arama is Friday and Saturday.  Friday is an all-you-can eat Chili Feed for $5 from 5:00 to 8:00 at UTOC. Students show their animals 8:30 a.m. Saturday. A special ceremony honoring past Ag Arama Royalty is at UTOC Saturday afternoon. The evening wraps up with a dance at the Crookston Eagles with Eagle Creek playing at 9:00.

Cathedral School's biggest fundraiser "Mardi Gras" is 5:30 to 11:00 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are available at the school office 281-1835, Erickson Embroidery and Cofe. Mardi Gras is a "Festive" night of food, fun and fellowship with a Live & Silent Auction, chances to win cash and prizes throughout the night, a dance and dinner. 

February Fitness Fever Family Fun Sunday events for this Sunday have been rescheduled to March 1st from 1:00 to 3:00 with cross country skiing at UMC Sargeant student center.

The ECFE Baby and Me class at Washington school is 5:00 to 6:00 Monday.  Babies ages birth to 12 months and their parents are invited to attend this free class.  Informal discussion on “Sleepy Time”.  No registration is required.

Crookston  High School class of 1965 50 year reunion planning meeting has been changed to 6:00 Monday  at the Crookston Inn and Convention Center upper level dining area.  Meal is optional.

The City of Crookston Chicken Committee meets 7:00 Monday night in the City Hall Council Chambers.

Sign up now for these Crookston Community Ed Classes. Spring Flowers-Painting on Glasses February 3rd. Beginning knitting February 4th. Greeting Card Stamping Class, February 9th. Yoga classes February 14th.  Jaclyn and Don’s Old Fashioned New York Style Cheesecake class on February 19 at 6:30 in Crookston  High foods room D110,   Learn to make Body Butter and Scrub from Essential Oils February 24th. Spring Landscape Class March 3rd. Social Security and your Retirement March 17th. For more info and to register call 281-5078.

Continuing Education Committee will meet at the high school district office conference room 12:30 Wednesday, February 4th. Send completed formed with verification to the district office addressed to the continuing education committee.

All adults interested in learning about Pickle Ball, how it is played and the rules are invited to Washington School anytime between 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday, February 8th.  There will be paddles to try out and get the feel of the game.  Come and visit with old friends and make new ones.  For information call Larry at 280-0000 or Judy at 280-0119.

Letters for the Sister Eagle of the Year Award are due at the club by Wednesday, February 18th.  Call Wanda at 281-3881 or 280-2796 with any questions.

Villa St. Vincent in Crookston is looking for old pictures of Crookston to put up in the facility to make a remembrance wall.  Any old pictures, framed or unframed would be appreciated.  Contact Tamara Parkin at 281-9723 or

Christmas trees will be collected by city crews through January, put trees on the boulevard, no metal tree stands.

Crookston American Legion Auxiliary will sponsor two girls to go to Minnesota Girls State June 7-12.  Girls who are currently juniors are eligible to be a candidate.  For more information, contact the high school guidance office or Margee Keller, American Legion Girls State Chairperson at 218-349-4566.   Deadline to apply is March 20.

Buy your tickets for the Hairball Concert May 16th at the Crookston Sports Center. VIP tickets are $100, Reserved Tickets are $30 and $20 for Advanced. Tickets are available at Crookston Convention and Visitors Bureau, Crookston Times, Hugo’s, KROX and Titan Machinery. 

Crookston Noon Day Lions is kicking off a campaign for a project that will lead to the creation of a mobile event stage for events like Ox Cart Days, Crazy Days and more.  A goal of $25,000 for the purchase and customization of the stage has been set.  The Lions Club is raffling off a Polaris Ranger as a major portion of the fundraising effort.  Raffle tickets can be purchased from Lions members, Titan Machinery, Hugo’s, American Federal Bank, Bremer Bank, Crookston National Bank, Willow and Ivy, Four Season’s Clothing, Montague’s and Crookston City Hall.


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