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POLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MAKING PLENTY OF IMPROVEMENTS

The Polk County Historical Society (PCHS) has made a few updates to the grounds over the past year with a focus on drawing attention and appealing to visitors.  They also have a significant project in the works for 2020. ...

PLANNING COMMISSION TO MEET TUESDAY NIGHT

The Crookston Planning Commission will meet Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. in the conference room at City Hall.  Following the approval of the June 18 meeting minutes, the commission will consider a land use determination for 110 Lincoln.  110...

POLK COUNTY COMMISSIONERS WILL MEET TUESDAY

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. in the Commissioners Room at the Polk County Government Center.  The consent agenda includes the Commissioner Warrants and Sign Audit List, a payment to Card Member Services of St....

CROOKSTON CHAMBER THANKS THOSE WHO ADOPTED BASKETS

The flowers are in full bloom and the beauty of summer in Crookston is on display. The Crookston Area Chamber and Visitor’s Bureau would like to give a warm thank you to everyone who purchased a hanging basket through...

KROX CRAZY DAYS AUCTIONS WILL BE JULY 18 AT 9:30 AM AND 5:00 PM

KROX Radio will hold our 58th Crazy Days Auctions on Thursday, July 18 at 9:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. under the canopy at Tri-Valley in downtown Crookston.  We have over $30,000 in merchandise and gift certificates from area businesses...

CROOKSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT ACCIDENT REPORT

The Crookston Police Department reported an accident on Monday, July 8 at 3:55 p.m. on University Ave.  The accident occurred between a 2007 Freightliner, driven by Randall Lambert of Stephen, and a 2013 Ford Edge driven by Herman Prudhomme...

KITCHEN FIRE CAUSES DAMAGE, NO INJURIES IN GRAND FORKS

At approximately 3:48 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, the Grand Forks Fire Department was dispatched to 2299 S. 34th St. Suite 1 for a report of a fire in the kitchen. Crews arrived on scene to find smoke showing...

Arrest/Fire Report – Monday, July 15, 2019

The Northwest Regional Corrections Center announced the arrests of the following individuals: Margaret Ellen Fleming, 31 of East Grand Forks, for misdemeanor domestic assault. Kenric Slim Sr., 45, for felony domestic assault by strangulation. Fathia Nmn Ismail, 24 of East...

RED LAKE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CALLED TO HELP TWO KAYAKERS, REMINDS RESIDENTS OF RIVER DANGERS AND SAFETY

At approximately 5:50 p.m. on Saturday, July 13 the Red Lake County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call from a female who identified herself as Jill Tunberg. Tunberg stated she and a friend were kayaking on the Red Lake River...

CRAZY DAYS IN CROOKSTON IS THURSDAY, JULY 18 AT PARTICIPATING BUSINESSES

The Crookston Area Chamber of Commerce and participating businesses will host the annual Crazy Days event filled with deals on Thursday, July 18 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  “Our theme this year is – Rockin’ Crazy Days –...

CROOKSTON PARK BOARD WILL MEET MONDAY AFTERNOON

The Crookston Park Board will meet Monday, July 15 at 4:45 p.m. in the conference room at City Hall.  The agenda includes approving the June 17 minutes, Bike Crookston, and the 2020 budget. 

47TH ANNUAL AMATEUR TALENT CONTEST AT THE MINNESOTA STATE FAIR

The Minnesota State Fair’s Amateur Talent Contest offers a $10,000 grand prize, plus thousands of dollars in additional cash awards. Registration for auditions is open to everyone through 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 24. The contest’s sponsor, JACK’S ® Pizza,...

AUTHORITIES RESPOND TO A FIRE NEAR FERTILE AFTER BEING ALERTED BY A PILOT

On Saturday, July 13, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office was advised by a pilot flying an airplane that a shed appeared to be on fire near County Road 1 approximately three miles west of the city of Fertile. The Fertile...

WEST FARGO BASED DEVELOPER LOOKING TO BUILD APARTMENT COMPLEX IN CROOKSTON

West Fargo based APG Development has submitted to the Crookston Housing and Economic Development Authority (CHEDA) and the City of Crookston applications and requests for the development of a multi-family apartment complex along North Broadway.  Both CHEDA and the...

USDA EXTENDS DEADLINE TO REPORT SPRING-SEED CROPS IN MINNESOTA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending the deadline to file crop acreage reports for agricultural producers in Minnesota impacted by flooding and heavy moisture. The new July 22 deadline applies to reporting spring-seeded crops to USDA’s Farm...