Bulletin Board – Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The Climax Parish Food shelf will be open Thursday, July 2 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the back door of the Climax Library. 

The Crookston Classic Cruises will meet Thursday, July 2 at 6 p.m. at The Golf Terrace Motel. They will cruise through Crookston and end at the Irishman’s Shanty. 

The Crookston Eagles will have bar bingo Thursday, July 2 at 7 p.m. The kitchen will be serving buffalo or BBQ wing baskets or shrimp baskets for $7 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

The Cities of East Grand Forks and Grand Forks have scheduled citywide spraying for mosquitoes for Thursday, July 2. East Grand Forks will spray from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., Grand Forks from 9 p.m. to midnight. The equipment is noisy and will be traveling at 10-15 mph. Winds higher than 10 mph or inclement weather may result in the spraying being suspended until conditions improve. 

Tri-Valley’s busses will not be running in Crookston or Thief River Falls on Friday or Saturday, July 3, or 4. They will be back in service on Sunday, July 5.   If you have any questions on routes, need additional information or want to reserve a ride, call 1-800-201-3432, 1-218-0700 or email transit@tvoc.org. 

Crookston City Hall will be closed Friday, July 3. The City of Crookston will not be doing garbage and recycling collection on Friday, July 3. All Friday and Monday routes will be picked up on Monday, July 6. 

The Polk County Transfer Station will be closed Friday, July 3, and will return to normal hours on Monday, July 6. 

The Crookston Eagles will be closed Saturday, July 4. 

The Fisher American Legion will be closed Saturday, July 4. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, July 6 at noon at RBJ’s with restrictions. 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, July 7 at 8 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station. 

The Fisher American Legion will have burger night Wednesday, July 8 from 5-8 p.m. 

The Fisher Chamber meeting will be Thursday, July 9 at 7 p.m. at the Fisher American Legion. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, July 13 at noon at RBJ’s with restrictions. 

The Fisher Legion and SAL meeting will be held Tuesday, July 14 at 7 p.m. 

The Crookston Township Board will meet Wednesday, July 15 at 6:30 a.m. at Valley Technology Park. 

The Fisher American Legion will have burger night Wednesday, July 15 from 5-8 p.m. 

The Crazy Days Shop Hop will be Thursday, July 16. Create your own 50’s & 60’s day theme and outfit. The day will include the KROX Crazy Day Auction, Crookston Classic Cruisers, Crazy Sales, music, a drive-up movie, and more. 

The Climax Parish Food shelf will be open Thursday, July 16 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the back door of the Climax Library. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, July 20 at noon at RBJ’s with restrictions. 

The CHEDA Board will meet Tuesday, July 21 at 7:00 a.m. at Valley Tech Park. 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, July 21 at 9:30 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station. 

The Fisher American Legion will have burger night Wednesday, July 22 from 5-8 p.m. 

The Wesley United Methodist Church Summer Salad Luncheon on Thursday, July 30 from 11:00 to 1:00 p.m. will be takeout orders only and the orders must be placed by Monday, July 27. Call 281-1877 or 281-3606. Each salad takeout will include 3 salads–wild rice chicken salad, broccoli salad, potato salad, and a dinner roll. Dessert choices will be chocolate, lemon, or bread pudding for $10. No beverage will be included. Curbside delivery.  A decision for August and September will be forthcoming and will be announced. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, July 27 at noon at RBJ’s with restrictions. 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, July 28 at 8:00 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station. 

The Fisher American Legion will have burger night Wednesday, July 29 from 5-8 p.m. 

The Crookston School District summer food program will run through July 31. The meals, which include breakfast and lunch will be available from 11-1 p.m. at Highland School for kids 18 and under. With the non-congregate COVID-19 rules, the kids need not be present, so parents can pick up the number of required meals and take them home.

The 3rd annual Crookston Chamber photo contest runs through August 1. Photos must be posted to the contest posting on the Chamber Facebook page to be eligible. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, August 3 at noon at RBJ’s with restrictions. 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, August 4 at 8:00 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station.  

The Fisher American Legion will have burger night Wednesday, August 5 from 5-8 p.m. 

The Climax Parish Food shelf will be open Thursday, August 6 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the back door of the Climax Library. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, August 10 at noon at RBJ’s with restrictions. 

The Fisher Legion and SAL meeting will be Tuesday, August 11 at 7 p.m. 

The Fisher American Legion will have burger night Wednesday, August 12 from 5-8 p.m. 

The Fisher Chamber meeting will be Thursday, August 13 at 7 p.m. at the Fisher American Legion. 

The Crookston High School Class of 1965’s 55th Class Reunion scheduled for Ox Cart Days Week August 17-23 has been canceled.

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, August 17 at noon at RBJ’s with restrictions. 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, August 18 at 9:30 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station. 

The Crookston Township Board will meet Wednesday, August 19 at 6:30 a.m. at Valley Technology Park. 

The Fisher American Legion will have burger night Wednesday, August 19 from 5-8 p.m. 

The Climax Parish Food shelf will be open Thursday, August 20 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the back door of the Climax Library. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, August 24 at noon at RBJ’s with restrictions. 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, August 25 at 8:00 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Center. 

The Fisher American Legion will have burger night Wednesday, August 26 from 5-8 p.m. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, August 31 at noon at RBJ’s with restrictions. 

The Crookston Gun Club is open for trap shooting on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5:00 to dusk.

CONTINUING ANNOUNCEMENTS
Trinity’s Church Office & Building in Crookston is closed to the public until further notice. Summer office hours are Tuesday thru Thursday: 8 a.m. – 12 Noon & 1:00 – 5:00 p.m., Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 12 Noon. Not all staff members will be available on all days, some may be working from home. Please call ahead if you need assistance.  

Twig and Branch Collection will be held on the second and fourth Mondays of each month running through October. Place the materials on your curbside. Branches must be cut in four-foot lengths and bundled in order for the crews to take them away. Any branches or tree trunks not cut to this length and bundled will be left for the owner to haul away. Twigs may be in boxes or bags. Individuals removing their diseased elm trees should call City Hall to schedule a pickup.

SUMMIT tenant families and friends dropping off groceries and other items. PLEASE use the South Villa MAIN Door during business hours. If you need to make other arrangements, please call 218-281-3424.

Polk County Public Health is available to answer questions about COVID 19, and help obtain essential services such as groceries, medications, and other daily items at 281-3385.  The phone is staffed Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Hugo’s Family Marketplace is offering shopping for seniors and people with illnesses from 6-7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, and 8-9 a.m. Saturdays, and Sundays during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The Care and Share New Hope Food Shelf is open every Monday and Wednesday afternoon from 1:00-5:00 pm.  For more information, or to donate, call 218-277-0000.

The Crookston Times have set out newspaper vending machines outside their office at 124 S. Broadway with non-perishable unopened food items inside for kids and families in need while schools are closed. If you would like to drop off food items, feel free to bring them to their office or fill the machines. Please help keep the machines organized and let the Times know if they’re empty.

Crookston City Hall’s summer hours are in effect.  Those hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

The Red Lake Falls Library will have curbside pickup Tuesday through Fridays 12 to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For information on the youth reading program visit pageturneradventures.com and watch the Northwest Regional Library for instructions on enrolling. 

The Crookston Cathedral will resume masses with mass Tuesday through Friday at 7:45 a.m. Monday through Friday, with Monday mass at 7:45 a.m. with a communion service led by a deacon.  Mass on the weekends will be at 5 p.m. Saturdays and 9 a.m. Sundays.  Mass will also be Sunday at St. Peter’s in Gentilly at 10:30 a.m.