Bulletin Board – Saturday, July 11, 2020

There will be a cleanup of Oakdale Cemetery today at 8 a.m. The cleanup is in need of volunteers who have a weed whacker and are willing to help catch up on trimming around the cemetery. For more info call Lester at 289-1956 or Bobby at 280-4220. 

The Crookston Eagles will have bar bingo today at 3:30 p.m. 

Worship at Trinity Lutheran Church in Crookston will begin on Sunday, July 12 at 9:00 a.m. practicing Covid guidelines and seating is limited to 108 people. Please enter by the east parking lot door. Trinity Point will begin Sunday, July 12 at 10:45 a.m. Worshippers must wear a facemask and do a self-screening assessment at the door at both locations. 

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

The Crookston Eagles will have Burger Night on Monday, July 13 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with $5 burgers and $6 Burger Baskets. 

The Crookston City Council will meet Monday, July 13 at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at city hall. The Ways & Means Committee will meet immediately following the City Council meeting. The possibility of a closed session exists with both meetings. 

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 Golden Link is teaming up with Just for Kix for the Crazy Days Shop Hop serving hotdogs, hamburgers, pop, root beer floats, and desserts in the Golden Link parking lot Thursday, July 16. Food will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. with root beer floats served from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

The Villa St. Vincent staff will be dressing up for the Crazy Days Shop Hop in 50s and 60s attire to bring cheer to the residents on Thursday, July 16. 

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 Annual Villa Staff Picnic will have the Drafts Food Truck on Monday, July 20 with orders served to go for staff and their families to enjoy at a park or at home. 

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.