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PAINT THE TOWN FOR HOMECOMING 2019 AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA CROOKSTON

 Get ready for homecoming and support the University of Minnesota Crookston Golden Eagles by decorating local offices and businesses in maroon and gold.  If your business is interested in competing for the best decorated, put on your maroon and gold...

UMC RANKS AMONG “TOP 50 BACCALAUREATE COLLEGES” IN WASHINGTON MONTHLY

The University of Minnesota Crookston has been ranked #34 among the “Top 50 Baccalaureate Colleges” in the U.S. by Washington Monthly in its 2019 College Guide. The rankings from Washington Monthly were initiated fourteen years ago when it was decided to rank schools...

PLANNING COMMISSION WILL MEET TUESDAY NIGHT

The Crookston Planning Commission will meet Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall.  The agenda includes approving the August 20 meeting minutes and land use determinations for APG Development and a parcel on Mill St. 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMPLAINT BECOMES PURSUIT AFTER ATTEMPTED TRAFFIC STOP

On Saturday, September 14 at approximately 11:44 p.m., officers from the Grand Forks Police Department responded to a domestic violence complaint at 3920 Garden View Dr.  Officers located the involved suspect in his vehicle in the parking lot of...

Arrest/Fire Report – Monday, September 16, 2019  

Fire Calls: At 9:41 Sunday evening, the Crookston Fire Department was called to a two-vehicle collision in Section 30 of Gentilly Township, but were canceled in route.

CROOKSTON PARK BOARD WILL MEET MONDAY

The Crookston Park Board will meet on Monday at 4:45 p.m. in the conference room at City Hall.  The agenda includes the approving the August 26 meeting minutes, a discussion on SafeSport and the plan for the Crookston Sports...

FREE MOVING SCREENING TO PRECEDE SECOND CONVOCATION OF PARISH LEADERS AT SACRED HEART SCHOOL

A free screening of “Paul, Apostle of Christ” will be held on October 4 at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium at Sacred Heart School, East Grand Forks. The event, sponsored by the Office of Formation in Discipleship, is open...

MINNESOTANS ASKED TO SERVE ON FISH AND WILDLIFE BUDGET OVERSIGHT COMMITTEES

Interested in helping the Department of Natural Resources determine how Game and Fish Fund dollars are spent? Submit an application to serve on a review committee by Friday, September 20. Minnesota’s Game and Fish Fund is the fiscal foundation for...

DIOCESE OF CROOKSTON LEADERSHIP PROGRAM AIMS FOR LASTING IMPACT AT HOME AND ABROAD

From August 1-9, a group of 37 youth and adults from the Diocese of Crookston traveled to Guatemala for the Padre A’Plas Leadership Program. The leadership program, named for Blessed Stanley Rother, is much more than a mission trip. It...

UMC MARKS CONSTITUTION DAY WITH SOUP AND SUBSTANCE EVENT SEPTEMBER 17

Constitution Day is September 17 and the University of Minnesota Crookston is recognizing this day with discussion on an important provision of the Constitution: The U.S. Census. Like other educational institutions, we are committed to our public purpose, which...

Arrest/Fire Report – Friday, September 13, 2019

The Northwest Regional Corrections Center announced the arrests of the following individuals: Jonathan Michael Stone, 30 of East Grand Forks, for misdemeanor failure to appear.  Timothy Joe Myers, 43 of Naytahwaush, for felony terroristic threats. Dennis Robert Slack, 31 of...

IT’S CARAMEL APPLE TIME AT WIDMAN’S CANDY IN CROOKSTON

The one beautiful thing about cooler weather in September can be found at Widman’s Candy Shop in downtown Crookston.  George and Lois Widman, as they do every September, are busy making caramel apples and the first day they sold...

SUPERINTENDENT JEREMY OLSON JOINS KROX FOR FOCUS ON EDUCATION SATURDAY MORNING

Focus on Education this week features Crookston Public Schools Superintendent Jeremy Olson discussing the positive start to the school year including additional preschool opportunities, the first graders moving to Highland School and the new seventh-grade pod system initiated by...

STEFAN JOHNSON, MD NOW SEE PATIENTS AT ALTRU CLINIC IN CROOKSTON

Stefan Johnson, MD is now seeing patients at Altru Clinic in Crookston. Dr. Johnson is a general surgeon, who specializes in colon polyp removal, colon surgery, colonoscopy, surgical treatment of malignant melanoma, trauma surgery, appendectomy, cholecystectomy and hernia repair...

CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE SAMPLING FOR ARCHERY HUNTERS

Archery season begins Saturday, September 14, and hunters in a CWD zone are reminded to keep the carcass within the zone until a not-detected test is reported. To meet mandatory chronic wasting disease sampling requirements, self-service sampling stations are available...