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July 2019

July 1 Jennifer Erdmann, RSVP Program Coordinator – Groceries to Go training and more
July 2 Chamber Chat & $10 Chamber Buck Trivia with Terri Heggie, Executive Director, Crookston Chamber/CVB
July 3 Amy Erdmann & Kirsten Fagerland, Polk County Public Health – Move Polk County 
July 4 NO PROGRAM – Independence Day
July 5 Derek Martin, UMC Development & Alumni Services – TeamBacker Golf Classic, NWSA Reunion, etc.

July 8 Michael Moore, Secretary – Polk County Fair 
July 9 Oxcart Update – Countdown to OxCart Days (FaceBook Page
July 10 Jacob Maier – Kittson County Fair
July 11 Angie Peltier, Regional Educator – University of Minnesota Extension  
July 12 Anne Muir & Connie Hannesson – Polk County Historical Society Square Dancing at the Carnegie-July 14, Sarah Sibley/Ice Cream Social at the Museum-July 21.

July 15 Pam Delage – Gentilly Township Days/Trails to Treatments 
July 16 Lori Wagner, Director – Crookston United Way
July 17 Police Chief Paul Biermeier
July 18 Samantha Maki – Tri-Valley Head Start, Crookston
July 19 Nathan Johnson, County Executive Director – USDA Farm Service Agency 

July 22 Janet Wiskow – Red Lake Falls Summerfest 
July 23 Dr. Jeremy Olson, Superintendent – Crookston Public Schools  
July 24 Tim Tulibaski, Board of Directors – Marshall County Fair  
July 25 Don Rasicot, Crookston Police Department – Nite to Unite  
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August 2019

August 1 Angie Peltier, Regional Educator – University of Minnesota Extension
August 2 Don Rasicot, Crookston Police Department – Nite to Unite  

August 5 Craig Risness & Jim Kent, Crookston Civic Music League – New Season
August 6 Chamber Chat with Terri Heggie, Executive Director, Crookston Chamber/CVB
August 7 Kathy Janorschke, etc. – Little Miss & Junior Miss Crookston
August 8 Oxcart Update – Countdown to OxCart Days (FaceBook Page)
August 9 Mel Lessard – 2019 Miss Tootsie Contest/

August 12 (OxCart Days)
August 13 (OxCart Days) Miss Crookston Candidates
August 14 (OxCart Days)
August 15 Crookston Public Schools “Back to School” Day.
August 16 (OxCart Days)

August 19 Miss, Junior Miss, & Little Miss Crookstons 2019
August 20 Lori Wagner, Director – Crookston United Way
August 21 Police Chief Paul Biermeier
August 22 Angie Peltier, Regional Educator – University of Minnesota Extension
August 23 

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August 27 Dr. Jeremy Olson, Superintendent – Crookston Public Schools 
August 28 Cindy Hulst & Lindsey Erdman, Villa St. Vincent/The Summit – Glow Golf Tournament
August 29
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June 2019

June 3 Dr. Jeremy Olson, Superintendent, & Sara Geist, Title I – Crookston Public Schools
June 4 Chamber Chat & $10 Chamber Buck Trivia with Terri Heggie, Executive Director, Crookston Chamber/CVB
June 5 Anna Brekken, Crookston Public Schools Food Service Director – Eat United (Tentative)
June 6 Oxcart Update – Countdown to OxCart Days (FaceBook Page)
June 7 Megan Hruby, UM Extension, & Kirsten Fagerlund, Polk Co. Public Health – Power Of Produce

June 10 Kirsten Fagerlund, Polk Co. Public Health – Kids at Castle
June 11 Carma Hanson, Safe Kids Grand Forks – All About Kids’ Safety
June 12 Terri Heggie & Lauri Stahlecker – Crookston Area Chamber Women’s Leadership Network She-Shed Fun-raiser
June 13 Muira MacRay, Miss Minnesota Contestant – Platform of Body Confidence in Young Women
June 14 Rob Silvers – Crookston Reds Jim Karn Classic

June 17 Kent Bruun & Kurt Heldstab, RiverView Foundation – Annual Fathers’ Day Week Prostate Screening.
June 18 Lori Wagner, Director – Crookston United Way
June 19 Police Chief Paul Biermeier – Minnesota Elder Justice Center, etc.
June 20 Angie Peltier, Regional Educator – University of Minnesota Extension
June 21 Oxcart Update – Countdown to OxCart Days (FaceBook Page)

June 24 Kent Bruun, RiverView Foundation – Free Community Estate Planning Seminar
June 25 Dr. Jeremy Olson, Superintendent, – Crookston Public Schools
June 26 Jean Kiddoo, FCC – TV Channel Migration fcc.gov/TVrescan
Help Desk number: 1-888-CALL FCC (888-225-5322)
June 27 Gary Willhite, Polk County Commissioner – Polk County Update
June 28 Robert White, Renewable Fuel Association – E85

May 2019

May 1 Bill Werner, MNN Capitol Correspondent – Legislative Update
May 2 Crookston Youth Foundation – The Cove Grand Opening
May 3 Steve Videen, Crookston Gun Club – Firearm Safety Class

May 6  Carma Hanson, Safe Kids Grand Forks – All About Kids’ Safety
May 7 Chamber Chat & $10 Chamber Buck Trivia with Terri Heggie, Executive Director, Crookston Chamber/CVB
May 8 Alicia Qualley, Polk County Social Services – Mental Health Fair
May 9 Angie Peltier, Regional Educator – University of Minnesota Extension
May 10 April Grunhovd, Chief Nursing Officer, RiverView – National Nurses Week.

May 13 Carrie Michalski , RiverView CEO – National Hospital Week.
May 14 Jennifer Erdmann, RSVP Program Coordinator – Volunteering 101
May 15 Crookston Police Chief Paul Biermaier
May 16 Wes Hanson, CHS Teacher & Coach/Advisor – Envirothon
May 17 Sgt. Jesse Grabow, Minnesota State Patrol – Summer Driving

May 20 Bill Werner, MNN Capitol Correspondent – Legislative Update
May 21 Lori Wagner, Director – Crookston United Way
May 22 Representative Deb Kiel – Legislative update
May 23 Oxcart Update – Countdown to OxCart Days (FaceBook Page)
May 24  Margee Keller & Bob Anderson – Crookston & area Memorial Day Events

May 27 MEMORIAL DAY – no program
May 28 PRE-EMPTED – Sacred Heart Playoff Baseball
May 29 Tom Helgeson – Erskine Water Carnival
May 30 PRE-EMPTED – Red Lake County Playoff Baseball
May 31 Kieth Wojciechowski – Wojo’s Rodeo

April 2019

April 1 Troy Teigen, Minnesota Estate Services – Understanding Estate Planning
April 2 Scott Butt, Crookston Park & Rec – Spring/Summer Activities Update
April 3 Kriston Wenzel, Bereavement Supervisor – Hospice of the Red River Valley Grief Support Group
April 4 Travis Ross & Pastor Nathan Johnson – Freedom Church Crookston 
April 5 Eric Morgan, UMC Admissions Communications Specialist – College Exploration Day

April 8 Representative Deb Kiel – Legislative update
April 9 Beth Carlson, Director – CHS Drama Presents “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”
April 10 Darcey Larsen & Michelle Moen, RiverView Health – Chronic Pain Management Classes
April 11 Carrie Berquist, Altru Clinic-Crookston – Annual Safety Day.
April 12 Senator Mark Johnson – Legislative update

April 15 Molly Paulsrud, Polk County Social Services – Child Abuse Prevention Month, Foster Care Needed
April 16 Chamber Chat & $10 Chamber Buck Trivia with Terri Heggie, Executive Director, Crookston Chamber/CVB
April 17 Police Chief Paul Biermeier
April 18 Angie Peltier, Regional Educator – University of Minnesota Extension
April 19 Jake Fee, Eagles Aerie 873 Secretary – Annual Membership Night

April 22 Rob Silvers & Matt Morin – Crookston Reds
April 23 Dr. Jeremy Olson, Superintendent – Crookston Public Schools
April 24 Denise Oliver, Director/Principal, ECFE & Community Ed./Washington School – 8th Annual Crookston One-Stop Summer Registration Day
April 25 Dariann Leigh  – Recording Artist from Karlstad
April 26 Nathan Johnson, County Executive Director – USDA Farm Service Agency

April 29 Michelle Christopherson, UMC Director of Outreach & Engagement – Graduation Week, Click Here for Paddock Party tickets
April 30 Molly (Simmons) Hanson, Choice Therapy – Parkinson’s Awareness Month and Occupational Therapy Month (Email Crookston office)

March 2019

March 1 Linda Morgan, Sr. High Student Council Advisor – Mr. CHS Contest

March 4 Jami Mathews & Alanna Strom, Altru Crookston – March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month
March 5 Shannon Stassen, Crookston City Admin – City Update
March 6  – UMC’s production of  “The Mousetrap
March 7 Angie Peltier, Regional Educator – University of Minnesota Extension
March 8 Erica Uttermark, Crookston Figure Skating Club – 2019 Dreams on Ice “Adventures Around the World”

March 11 Pam Delage & Bonnie Christian – Trails to Treatment
March 12 Chamber Chat with Terri Heggie, Executive Director, Crookston Chamber/CVB(Tentative)
March 13 Carma Hanson, Safe Kids Grand Forks – All About Kids’ Safety
March 14 Kristy Sanders, Den Leader  Scouting for Food 
March 15 Michelle Christopherson, UMC Director of Outreach & Engagement – Paddock Party and MinnTucky Social

March 18 Robert Staehnke & Hailee Todavich (CHS Northland Grain) and Susie Novak (North Country Food Bank) – CHS Country Services Harvest for Hunger
March 19 Lori Wagner, Director – Crookston United Way
March 20 Crookston Police Lieutenant Darin Selzler – Crookston Gun Club
March 21 Leah Winjum – CYBA Youth Basketball Tournament
March 22 Cole Ricard, Crookston Firefighter Association – Firefighter Fun Night

March 25 – Crookston Public Library
March 26 Dr. Jeremy Olson, Superintendent – Crookston Public Schools 
March 27 Denise Oliver, Director/Principal, ECFE & Community Ed./Washington School – Kindergarten Roundup
March 28 Angie Peltier, Regional Educator – University of Minnesota Extension  (Flood Resources Blog)
March 29 John Swanson, V.P. Line 3 – Enbridge Energy Line 3 Replacement Update

 

February 2019

February 1 Kirsten Fagerlund – February Fitness Fever (PCPH FaceBook page)

February 4 Carrie Michalski, CEO – RiverView Health 
February 5 Chamber Chat with Terri Heggie, Executive Director, Crookston Chamber/CVB
February 6 Nicole Bernd, West Polk Co. Soil & Water – We Are Water MN Agriculture Water Forum / Lorna Hollowell, Diversity and Multicultural Programs – Black History Month at UMC
February 7 Chris Boike, Director Crookston Public Library/LARL Hub Supervisor – February is I Love to Read Month
February 8 Suzie Kaiser & Bobby Baird – Ice Buster Days

February 11 Tracey Kuchan – Cathedral School Giving Hearts Day
February 12 Dr. Jeremy Olson, Superintendent – Crookston Public Schools 
February 13 Kent Bruun, RiverView Foundation – Giving Hearts
February 14 Angie Peltier, Regional Educator – University of Minnesota Extension 
February 15 Marcia Haglund, Crookston Girl Scouts Unit Coordinator – COOKIES 

February 18 – Crookston Rotary Wine and Beer Tasting 
February 19 Craig Hoiseth (CHEDA) & Dennis Egan (Epitome Energy) – Soybean Crush & Biodiesel Facility in Crookston.
February 20 Crookston Police Chief Paul Biermaier

February 21 Liz Thompson – Crookston Civic Music League
February 22 Rae French, UMC Learning Abroad & International Student Programming – International Dinner Series

February 25 Bill Werner, MNN Capitol Correspondent – Legislative Update 
February 26 Lori Wagner, Director – Crookston United Way  
February 27 Jess Bengston & Nell DeBoer – OxCart Days Update (FaceBook Page)
February 28 Lorna Hollowell, (UMC) Diversity and Multicultural Programs – Women’s History Month at UMC

January 2019

January  1 HAPPY NEW YEAR – MNN Year in Review Features
January  2 Pat Kelly, Director – Crookston Public Works
January  3 Angie Peltier, Regional Educator – University of Minnesota Extension
January 4 Daniel Tranter, Minnesota Department of Health – January is Radon Awareness Month

January  7 Gary Willhite, Polk County Commissioner – Polk County Update
January  8 Chamber Chat with Terri Heggie, Executive Director, Crookston Chamber/CVB
January  9 Bill Werner, MNN Capitol Correspondent – Legislative Update
January  10 Mary Holtz-Clause, UMC Chancelor – Update
January  11 Annie Fitzgerald – Singer/Songwriter

January  14 Lorna Hollowell, (UMC) Diversity and Multicultural Programs – RRV Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King jr.
January  15 Dr. Jeremy Olson, Superintendent – Crookston Public Schools 
January  16 Crookston Police Chief Paul Biermeier
January  17 Principal Trish Jones & Shane Heldstab – Catholic Schools Week, Cathedral School Mardi Gras.
January  18 Senator Mark Johnson & Representative Deb Kiel – Legislative update

January  21 Linda Nephew, director – RiverView Adult Day Services 
January  22 Lori Wagner, Director – Crookston United Way
January  23 Mindy Fanfulik & friends – Villa St. Vincent Fashion Flash
January  24 Angie Peltier, Regional Educator – University of Minnesota Extension
January  25 Bill Werner, MNN Capitol Correspondent – Legislative Update

January  28 Darcey Larsen & Kelsey Billing, RiverView Health – Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Class (CDC Diabetes Screening Test PDF)
January  29 – Crookston Rotary Wine and Beer Tasting
January  30 Mike Davis – Bagley Food Packing for Feed My Starving Children
January  31 Terri Heggie, etc. – Crookston Chamber Women’s Leadership Network