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SIGN UP FOR KROX’S 24TH ANNUAL TAKE A TRIP ON US CONTEST

It’s time to register in the KROX and Bergan Travel’s 24th Annual “Take a Trip on Us” contest for your chance to win a $2,000 Bergan Travel Gift Card to be used on towards a Bergan Travel vacation package....

CROOKSTON CIVIC MUSIC LEAGUE PRESENTS AMERICAN MUSICAL DUO ‘TIMES TWO’

As the second half of the Crookston Civic Music League Entertainment Series gets underway, concert-goers will have a tremendous opportunity to see and hear a great American musical duo--TIMES TWO. TIMES TWO will play Thursday, January 30, at 7:00...

CROOKSTON HIGH SCHOOL KNOWLEDGE BOWL TEAM WINS THIRD STRAIGHT COMPETITION

The Crookston High School Knowledge Bowl team continued their outstanding start to the season with a first and fourth-place finish at Wednesday’s competition in Thief River Falls.  It was Crookston’s third straight first-place finish and the make-up of all...

UMC TO HOLD THE 45TH ANNUAL AG ARAMA ON JANUARY 25

By University Relations The University of Minnesota Crookston will host the 45th annual Ag Arama event on Saturday, January 25. This year’s theme for the weekend is “Raised on Country.” The Ag Arama activities will take place on Saturday, January 25, in...

PRAYERS FOR CONVERSTION, TRUTH, AND JUSTICE IN THE DIOCESE OF CROOKSTON

Faithful Catholics are inviting all people of goodwill to join them to pray for conversion, truth, and justice in the Diocese of Crookston on Saturday, January 25, 2020 (The Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul) from 1:00 p.m....

Arrest/Fire Report – Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Fire Calls: At 4:30 Tuesday afternoon, the Crookston Fire Department was called to investigate a hot smell on the 1300 block of Meadowland; nothing was found.

PLANNING COMMISSION REZONES AREA AROUND NATURE VIEW ESTATES

The Crookston Planning Commission met on Tuesday evening with just one item on its agenda, the rezoning of commercial (C-2), farm residence (FR) and multi-family (R3) zoned property with the Nature View Plat 5 and natural park area to...

PARK BOARD DOESN’T REACH QUORUM BUT SCOTT RIOPELLE DISCUSSES CURRENT PROGRESS

The Crookston Park Board was scheduled to meet Tuesday evening but didn’t have enough members for a quorum.  However, Parks and Recreation Director Scott Riopelle did say that despite some bad timing with snowfalls happening right before the weekends...

VILLA ST. VINCENT & THE SUMMIT FEATURED RESIDENT OF THE QUARTER IS 103-YEAR-OLD EVELYN SCULLY

At The SUMMIT Senior Apartments with Assisted Living Services in Crookston, they treasure the life experiences of their tenants. Here are some memories shared by 103-year-old Evelyn Scully.  Having been born in 1916, Evelyn remembers, well, the effects of...

GOVERNOR WALZ ANNOUNCES NEW BORDER-TO-BORDER BROADBAND GRANTS

On Tuesday, January 21 Governor Tim Walz announced the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is awarding $23,270,933 in Border-to-Border Broadband Development Grant Program funds to 30 broadband projects across the state. The projects will bring high-quality...

KRYSTAL NOYES IS RIVERVIEW’S NOVEMBER EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH

Krystal Noyes, Environmental Services (EVS) aide, is one of those “quiet leaders’’, according to her supervisor Jennifer Tate. She prefers to be in the background and stay out of the limelight. However, it’s hard to keep Noyes’ star from...

CHEDA ADVISORY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS PAYING ONE AIR PERMITTING INVOICE, NOT PAYING ANOTHER

The Crookston Housing and Economic Development Authority (CHEDA) Advisory Committee met on Tuesday morning at Valley Technology Park.  On the agenda were two invoices for the air permitting process for the proposed Epitome Energy.  The committee recommended paying one...

CITY OF CROOKSTON WILL REMOVE SNOW ON NORTH & SOUTH STREETS DOWNTOWN TONIGHT

The City of Crookston will do snow removal on the north and south streets in downtown Tuesday night beginning at 12:01 a.m. barring unforeseen heavy snowfall or other emergency. Vehicles on these streets will be towed if not moved....

NO INJURIES IN SEABEE APARTMENT FIRE IN ERSKINE MONDAY

On Monday, January 20 at approximately 4:08 a.m., the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Mcintosh Fire Department, Erskine Fire Department, and Essentia Ambulance responded to the Seabee Apartment building in the City of Mcintosh for a report of a possible...

TRAIN STRIKES SEMI IN GRAND FORKS, NO INJURIES REPORTED

On Monday, January 20 at approximately 5:05 p.m. officers of the Grand Forks Police Department were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash in the 1600 block of Old Mill Rd. involving a train and a semi-truck.  Initial investigation determined...