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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

March 14 Kristy Sanders, Den Leader  Scouting for Food 
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March 19 Lori Wagner, Director – Crookston United Way
March 20 Crookston Police Chief Paul Biermaier

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March 25 – Crookston Public Library
March 26 Dr. Jeremy Olson, Superintendent – Crookston Public Schools  
March 27
March 28 Angie Peltier, Regional Educator – University of Minnesota Extension
March 29 

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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

December 2018
December 3 Ray Dusek & Allen Dragseth – Annual Holiday Food Baskets
December 4 Chamber Chat with Terri Heggie, Executive Director, Crookston Chamber/CVB  December 5 Chris Boike, Director – Crookston Public Library Grand Re-Opening
December 6 Marsha Odom, Bobby Fleming & Michelle Miller – Care & Share Holiday Progressive Dinner
December 7 Mike Boucher – Driftbusters Membership Supper/Snowmobile Safety Training

December 10 CHS Students – Europe Trip 2020 Fundraiser Dinner (December 12). Special guest Dariann Leigh
December 11 Dr. Jeremy Olson, Superintendent – Crookston Public Schools 
December 12 Crookston Mayor Wayne Melbye
December 13 Angie Peltier, Regional Educator – University of Minnesota Extension
December 14 John Hoffman, UMC NEW Vice Chancellor – Campus Update

December 17 Michelle Christopherson, UMC Director of Outreach & Engagement –
Temple Grandin, Ph.D., Animal Advocacy Expert and Autism Spokesperson
December 18 Lori Wagner, Director – Crookston United Way
December 19 Police Chief Paul Biermeier
December 20 Leah Kent, CHS Counselor – February Career Night, etc.
December 21 SANTA! (Track Santa with NORAD)

December 24 Christmas programming
December 25 NO PROGRAM, Merry Christmas
December 26 Sarah Reese – 2019 Gala for Girls (Registration Form)
December 27 Molly (Simmons) Hanson & Robin Tracy – Choice Therapy  (Email Crookston office)
December 28 Crookston Youth Foundation – Update, Cove Open House/Ribbon Cutting

December 31 MNN Year in Review Features


 

November 2018

November 1 Emily Hutchins, Minnesota DNR – Deer Hunting Firearms Season Opener
November 2 Election 2018 – Dean Adams (Crookston Mayor), Joe Kresl (Crookston Alderman-at-large)

November 5 Election 2018 – Don Cavalir (Crookston Ward 4)
November 6 Chamber Chat with Terri Heggie, Executive Director, Crookston Chamber/CVB
November 7 Margee Keller & Jaimie Cassavan – Crookston Veterans’ Council Veterans’ Day Observance
November 8 Angie Peltier, Regional Educator – University of Minnesota Extension
November 9 Phyllis Hagen, Polk County Historical Society – Veterans’ Salute at the Carnegie

November 12 Terri Heggie, Melody Hedden, Peyton Carlstrom, & Comedian, C. Willi Myles – Crookston Chamber Celebration & Awards Night
November 13 Frank Fee, School Board Chair – Crookston Public Schools
November 14 Kent Bruun, RiverView Foundation – RiverView Health Philanthropy Day and Community Health Fair
November 15 No show – RiverView Health Philanthropy Day and Community Health Fair 
November 16 Scott Butt, Crookston Park & Rec – Winter Activities Update

November 19 Sue & Lester Wilkens – Ecumenical Thanksgiving Dinner
November 20 Lori Wagner, Director – Crookston United Way
November 21 Police Chief Paul Biermeier
November 22 THANKSGIVING DAY – NO PROGRAM
November 23 Carma Hanson, Safe Kids Grand Forks – All About Kids’ Safety

November 26 Megan Scott, RiverView Acupuncturist Holistic Pain Management
November 27 Villa St. Vincent/The Summit Foundation Day
November 28 Belinda Fjeld & students – CHS 18th Classic Noel
November 29 Randy Sondrol, Friends of the Refuges – Rydell/Glacial Ridge N.W.R. Christmas Tree cutting
November 30 Bobby Baird – Go Kart event / Bo Brorby – Grand Theatre Santa Movie

October 2018

October 1 Ken & Ann Longtin, Longtin Agency – Prepare for 2019 Medicare Changes
October 2 Chamber Chat with Terri Heggie, Executive Director, Crookston Chamber/CVB
October 3 Brian Johnson, Crookston Fire Department – Annual Open House, Fire Prevention Week Kick-Off
October 4 Janet Denison &/or Mike Anderson, & Terri Heggie – Suicide Awareness Community Event
October 5 Bill Engvall – at the Alerus Saturday Night

October 8 Sheila Menard, Crookston Eagles Auxiliary – Community Soars to Defeat Cancer
October 9 Dr. Jeremy Olson, Superintendent – Crookston Public Schools
October 10 Lori Wagner, Director – Crookston United Way Soup & Chili Cookoff & Chocolate Extravaganza
October 11 Angie Peltier, Regional Educator – University of Minnesota Extension
October 12 Ron Gustafson – Teddy Bear Band

October 15 Election 2018 – Randy Sondrol (Polk Co. Sheriff), Tim Dufault (Crookston School Board)
October 16 Lori Wagner, Director – Crookston United Way
October 17 Police Chief Paul Biermeier
October 18 Donna Ulseth – MN and ND Agri-Women Harvest of Knowledge (FaceBook page)
October 19 Election 2018 – Jim Tadman (Polk Co. Sheriff)

October 22 Election 2018 – Deb Kiel (MN House of Representatives 1B)
October 23 Crookston Mayor Wayne Melbye
October 24 Election 2018 – Brent Lindstrom (MN House of Representatives 1B), Jim McBride (Crookston School Board)
October 25 Election 2018 – Patty Dillabough (Crookston School Board)  / Golden Link Update
October 26 Darin Selzler – Crookston Community Halloween Party (Oct.28) / Bo Brorby – Grand Theater FREE Family Halloween Event

October 29 Election 2018 – Dylane Klatt (Crookston Alderman-at-large)
October 30 Election 2018 – Clayton Briggs (Crookston Mayor), Sharon Lewis (Crookston Ward 4), Trent Brekken (Crookston Alderman-at-large)
October 31 Election 2018 – Dana Johnson (Crookston Mayor), Katya Zepeda (Crookston School Board)

 

September 2018

September 3 LABOR DAY – NO PROGRAM
September 4 Chamber Chat with Terri Heggie, Executive Director, Crookston Chamber/CVB
September 5 Jerry Amiot, Polk Co. Hist. Soc. – Pioneer Days
September 6 Allan Dragseth – Red River Sugarbeet Museum Harvest Fest
September 7 Fr. Joe Richards – Harvest Hoedown

September 10 Nell DeBoer & Jess Bengston  – Crookston’s Marketplace
September 11 Randy Prudhomme, Crookston Pack 44 – Cub Scout Recruiting event.
September 12 Curtis Hamre, RiverView Recovery CenterSeptember Recovery Month
September 13 Garret Kollin & Craig Theede – Kickback to Crookston Kickball Tournament
September 14 Casey Wangen – Wojo’s Rodeo

September 17 Chris Boike, Director – Crookston Public Library/Nell DeBoer & Jess Bengston  – Crookston’s Marketplace
September 18 Lori Wagner, Director – Crookston United Way
September 19 Police Chief Paul Biermeier
September 20 Angie Peltier, Regional Educator – University of Minnesota Extension
September 21 Gary Willhite, Polk County Commissioner – Polk County Update

September 24 Nell DeBoer & Jess Bengston  – Crookston’s Marketplace
September 25 Crookston Mayor Wayne Melbye
September 26 Ruth Sanders – Sparkling Diamonds (Women of Faith event)
September 27 Polk County Sheriff Barb Erdman, etc. – Beet Harvest Traffic Safety
September 28 Michelle Christopherson, UMC Director of Outreach & Engagement – Farm to Table Event

August 2018

August 1 Michelle Cote, Polk County Auditor-Treasurer – Primary & General Elections
August 2 Oxcart Update – Countdown to OxCart Days (FaceBook Page) / Don Rasicot, Crookston Police Department – Nite to Unite
August 3  Pre-empted – State Legion Baseball Tournament

August 6 Craig Risness & Jim Kent, Crookston Civic Music League – New Season /  Nell DeBoer & Jess Bengston  – Crookston’s Marketplace
August 7 Chamber Chat with Terri Heggie, Executive Director, Crookston Chamber/CVB
August 8 Kathy Janorschke, etc. – Little Miss & Junior Miss Crookston
August 9 Crookston Public Schools “Back to School” Day.
August 10 OxCart Update – Countdown to OxCart Days (FaceBook Page)

August 13 (OxCart Days) Miss Crookston Candidates
August 14 (OxCart Days)
August 15 (OxCart Days)
August 16 (OxCart Days)
August 17 (OxCart Days)

August 20  Miss Crookston 2018 / Nell DeBoer & Jess Bengston  – Crookston’s Marketplace
August 21 Jerry Amiot – AFRAN’s Chautauqua
August 22 Crookston Police Chief Paul Biermaier
August 23 Lori Wagner, Director – Crookston United Way
August 24 Pastor Bill Reck St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Crookston – Retiring After 31 Years

August 27 Nell DeBoer & Jess Bengston  – Crookston’s Marketplace
August 28 Crookston Mayor Wayne Melbye
August 29 Jennifer Erdmann, Program Coordinator – Retired Senior Volunteer Program
August 30 Cindy Hulst & Marley Melbye, Villa St. Vincent/The Summit – Glow Golf Tournament
August 31 Jami Mathews & Alanna Strom – Altru Patient-Centered Medical Home

July 2018
July 2 Nell DeBoer & Jess Bengston , Co-Chairpersons – Crookston OxCart Days
July 3 Patty Olsen, Safe Kids Grand Forks – Fire & Fireworks Safety
July 4 NO PROGRAM – HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!
July 5 Sandy Knudsvig – Trinity Lutheran Church Annual Senior Citizen Picnic
July 6 Ed Lehrke – Kittson County Fair

July 9 Nell DeBoer & Jess Bengston  – Crookston’s Marketplace
July 10 Chamber Chat with Terri Heggie, Executive Director, Crookston Chamber/CVB
July 11 Michael Moore, Secretary – Polk County Fair
July 12 Chris Boike – Crookston Public Library EXPLORE: Summer Library Experience & Renovations Update
July 13 Don Rasicot, Crookston Police Department – Nite to Unite

July 16 Nell DeBoer & Jess Bengston  – Crookston’s Marketplace
July 17 Dr. Jeremy Olson, NEW Superintendant – Crookston Public Schools
July 18 Jim Buckmiller & Blake Carlson, Polk County TRIAD – Taste of Italy Dinner & Bake Sale
July 19 Oxcart Update – Countdown to OxCart Days (FaceBook Page)
July 20 Pre-empted – District Legion Baseball Tournament

July 23 Nell DeBoer & Jess Bengston  – Crookston’s Marketplace
July 24 Crookston Mayor Wayne Melbye
July 25 Tim Tulibaski, Board of Directors – Marshall County Fair
July 26 Oxcart Update – Countdown to OxCart Days (FaceBook Page)
July 27 Angel Weasner, Crookston City Finance Director – Polling Places, Candidate Filings, etc.

July 30 Nell DeBoer & Jess Bengston  – Crookston’s Marketplace
July 31 Greg Garmen, Activities Director – Crookston Public Schools Fall P.A.C. (Parent/Athlete/Coach) Meeting

June 2018

June 1 Jacob Manns – Fertile Sand Hills Planning Sessions

June 4  State Sen. Mark Johnson (District 1) & State Rep. Deb Kiel (District 1B) – Legislative Wrap-up
June 5 Chamber Chat with Terri Heggie, Executive Director, Crookston Chamber/CVB
June 6 Myron Veenstra – Retrospective on Sylvia Schipper
June 7 Anna Brekken, Crookston Public Schools Food Service Director – Eat United
June 8 Carma Hanson, Safe Kids Grand Forks – Summer Safety

June 11 Chris Bates, Superintendent – Crookston Public Schools Retiring
June 12 Lori Wagner, Director – Crookston United Way Hugo’s Golf Scramble
June 13 Kent Bruun & Kurt Heldstab, RiverView Foundation – Annual Fathers’ Day Week Prostate Screening.
June 14 Pre-empted – Sacred Heart State Tournament Baseball
June 15 Pre-empted – Sacred Heart State Tournament Baseball

June 18 Nell DeBoer & Jess Bengston  – Crookston’s Marketplace
June 19 Jim Birkemeyer, Fair Board – Norman County Fair (FaceBook)
June 20 Crookston Police Chief Paul Biermaier
June 21 Matt Johnson, Crookston Building Inspector – Zoning, Building Permits, and more.
June 22 Rose Ulseth & Derek Martin, UMC Development & Alumni Services
NWSA All-School Reunion, TeamBacker Golf Classic, etc.

June 25 Nell DeBoer & Jess Bengston  – Crookston’s Marketplace
June 26 Crookston Mayor Wayne Melbye
June 27 Scott Butt, Crookston Park & Rec – Summer Update
June 28 Gary Willhite, Polk County Commissioner – Polk County Update
June 29  Samantha Maki – Head Start

May 2018

May  1 Chamber Chat with Terri Heggie, Executive Director, Crookston Chamber/CVB
May  2 Mary Holtz-Clause, UMC Chancelor – Update
May  3 Bill Werner, MNN Capitol Correspondent – Legislative Update
May 4 Chris Boike & Lynn Wilhite – Crookston Public Library Renovations & Fundraising (LARL Donation Online)

May  7 April Grunhovd, Chief Nursing Officer, RiverView – National Hospital and Nursing Home week.
May  8 Randy Anderson – RiverView/Glenmore Public Naloxone Training
May  9 Carrie Michalski , RiverView CEO – National Hospital, Nursing Home, and Nurses’ week.
May  10 Sgt. Jesse Grabow, Minnesota State Patrol – Summer Driving
May  11 Bill Werner, MNN Capitol Correspondent – Legislative Update

May  14 Carma Hanson, Safe Kids Grand Forks – Summer Safety: Bike Helmets, Lifejackets, & more
May  15 Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty (and 2018 candidate) – Fraudulent Government Assistance (audio)
May  16 Crookston Police Chief Paul Biermeier
May  17 State Sen. Mark Johnson (District 1) – Legislative Update
May  18 State Rep. Deb Kiel (District 1B) – Legislative Update

May  21 Marcia Haglund, Tri-Valley Transportation Services – Summer Fun Bus, etc.
May  22 Pat Kelly, Director – Crookston Public Works
May  23 Jim Tadman, Polk Co. Sheriff Chief Deputy
May  24 Holly Kostrzewski, Toward Zero Death Coordinator, & a Minnesota State Patrol Trooper – TZD/Click-it or Ticket
May  25 Margee Keller & Punky Johnson – Crookston & area Memorial Day Events

May  28 MEMORIAL DAY – No Program
May  29 Tom Helgeson – Erskine Water Carnival
May  30 Crookston Mayor Wayne Melbye
May  31 Jami – Tri-Valley Opportunity Council Summer Food Service Program

April 2018

April 2 Kurt Ellefson, Polk County Veterans Officer
April 3 Cole Ricard, Crookston Firefighter Association – Firefighter Fun Night
April 4 Chamber Chat with Terri Heggie, Executive Director, Crookston Chamber/CVB
April 5 Denise Oliver, Director/Principal, ECFE & Community Ed./Washington School – Kindergarten Roundup
April 6 Darin Selzler & Cindy Gjerswold – Crookston Gun Club Banquet

April 9 Steve Videen, Crookston Gun Club – Firearm Safety Class
April 10 Beth Carlson, Director – CHS Drama Presents “Almost Maine”
April 11 Carrie Berquist, Altru Clinic-Crookston – Annual Safety Day.
April 12 State Sen. Mark Johnson (District 1) – Legislative Update
April 13 Sheriff Barb Erdman – National Telecommunicators’ Week

April 16 UMC Natural Resources students – Spring Yard Clean-up Fundraiser /
Mary Cavalier & Laurie Stahlecker – Crookston Women’s Weekend Staycation
April 17 Lori Wagner, Director – Crookston United Way Spring Fling
April 18 Crookston Police Chief Paul Biermeier
April 19 Bill Werner, MNN Capitol Correspondent – Legislative Update
April 20 Denise Oliver, Director, ECFE & Community Ed. – Crookston Summer Registration Day

April 23 Marcia Haglund, Tri-Valley Transportation Services – Senior Day
April 24 Crookston Mayor Wayne Melbye
April 25 Kari Moe – RiverView Health 5K 
April 26 State Rep. Deb Kiel (District 1B) – Legislative Update
April 27 Andy Gjerswold, UMC Aviation Club – Fly-in, Drive-in Pancake Breakfast /
Polk County Sheriff Barb Erdman – Drug Take-Back Day (April 28)

April 30 Nell DeBoer, Co-Chairperson – Crookston OxCart Days
March 2018

March 1 State Rep. Deb Kiel (District 1B) – Legislative Update
March 2 Pat Kelly, Director – Crookston Public Works

March 5 Lorna Hollowell, (UMC) Diversity and Multicultural Programs – Women’s History Month at UMC
March 6 Chamber Chat with Terri Heggie, Executive Director, Crookston Chamber/CVB
March 7 Molly (Simmons) Hanson – Choice Therapy  (Email Crookston office)
March 8 Bill Werner, MNN Capitol Correspondent – Legislative Update
March 9 Erica Uttermark, Crookston Figure Skating Club – 2018 Dreams on Ice “Sweet Treats”

March 12 Nell DeBoer & Don Rasicot – Crookston United Way Jail & Bail update
March 13 Gary Willhite, Polk County Commissioner – Polk County Update
March 14 Chris Trostad, Highland School Principal – Responsibility-Based Dicipline   
March 15 Don Boone (?) – KC ProWest Youth Snowmobile Racing
March 16 State Sen. Mark Johnson (District 1) – Legislative Update

March 19 Colleen MacRae & Lauren Wallace – CCT & UMC Present “12 Angry Men”
March 20 Patty Olsen , Safe Kids Grand Forks – National Poison Prevention Week/Month
March 21 Police Chief Paul Biermeier
March 22 Bill Werner, MNN Capitol Correspondent – Legislative Update
March 23 CYBA – Youth Basketball Tournament

March 26 Chris Boike, Director Crookston Public Library/LARL Hub Supervisor – Matching the Bremer Grant
March 27 Crookston Mayor Wayne Melbye
March 28 Derek Martin, UMC Development & Alumni Services – Teambacker Fun Night
March 29 State Rep. Deb Kiel (District 1B) – Legislative Update
March 30 Scott Butt, Supervisor – Crookston Parks & Recreation

February 2018

February 1 Sgt. Jesse Grabow, Minnesota State Patrol – Winter Driving
February 2 Kirsten Fagerlund – February Fitness Fever (PCPH FaceBook page)

February 5 Suzie Kaiser, Ceason’s Bait & Tackle – Ice Buster Days
February 6 Jake Fee, Secretary Crookston EaglesCamp Confidence Extravaganza
February 7 Kent Bruun, RiverView Foundation – Giving Hearts
February 8 Terri Heggie – NEW Executive Director, Crookston Chamber/CVB
February 9 Marcia Haglund, Crookston Girl Scouts Unit Coordinator – COOKIES

February 12 Suzie Kaiser, Ceason’s Bait & Tackle – Ice Buster Days Wrap-up
February 13 State Rep. Deb Kiel (District 1B) & State Sen. Mark Johnson (District 1) – 2018 Legislative Session Preview
February 14 Nell DeBoer, Chairperson (& Jess Bengston?) – Crookston OxCart Days     
February 15 Maggie Lowery, Civil Rights Activist, UND Doctoral Student – UMC’s Thursday Commons
February 16 Shirley Iverson – Crookston Kiwanis Tulip Sale

February 19 Megan Benoit & Mary Cavalier – Crookston Rotary Wine and Beer Tasting
February 20 Sara Geist & Erica Uttermark, Highland School – HES Family Fun Night
February 21 Police Chief Paul Biermeier
February 22 Bill Werner, MNN Capitol Correspondent – Legislative Update
February 23 Don Rasicot, Crookston School Resource Officer – Crookston Youth Foundation
(email contact@crookstonyouthfoundation.org)  

February 26 Sheila Menard & Patty Frydenlund, Crookston Eagles Auxiliary – Crookston Wedding Expo
February 27 Crookston Mayor Wayne Melbye
February 28 Rae French, UMC Learning Abroad & International Student Programming – International Dinner Series

January 2018

January 1 No Program – Happy New Year
January 2 Craig Hoiseth, Executive Director – Crookston Housing and Economic Development Authority (CHEDA)
January 3 Lori Wagner, Director – Crookston United Way
January 4 Nell DeBoer, Chairperson (& Jess Bengston?) – Crookston OxCart Days
January 5 Lorna Hollowell, (UMC) Diversity and Multicultural Programs – RRV Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King jr.

January 8 David Torgerson, Ex. Director – Minnesota Wheat Growers Update Meetings, etc.
January 9 Gregg Knutsen, Manager –Rydell National Wildlife Refuge Hunting Plan Update
January 10 Brandon Carlson, Crookston Water Superintendant – Water Meter Replacement Project
January 11 Weather Update
January 12 Grace Espinosa – Crookston Just For Kix Dance Show

January 15 Martin Luther King , Jr. – “I Have a Dream”, recorded August 28, 1963
January 16 Darcey Larsen & Kelsey Billing, RiverView Health – Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Class
January 17 Police Chief Paul Biermeier
January 18 Frank Fee, Crookston School Board Chair – Yearbook Photos, Superintendent Search Update
January 19 Linda Kingery (RSDP) & Shannon Stassen (Crookston City Admin.) – Red Lake River Corridor project

January 22 Mindy Fanfulik – “Attire to Inspire” Fashion Show
January 23 Crookston Mayor Wayne Melbye
January 24 Carma Hanson, Safe Kids Grand Forks – Winter Safety & Carseat Checkup
January 25 Gary Willhite, Polk County Commissioner – Polk County Update
January 26 Kaylee Kathrein – UMC AgArama

January 29 Principal Trish Jones & Brian Boll, – Catholic Schools Week, Cathedral School Mardi Gras.
January 30 Derek Martin, UMC Development & Alumni Services  – Justin Knebel Memorial Fishing Tournament
January 31 Lorna Hollowell, (UMC) Diversity and Multicultural Programs – Black History Month at UMC