Bulletin Board – Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Crookston Township will hold a special meeting today at 7 a.m. for the Board of Audit meeting. The meeting will be held at Valley Tech Park. 

The Golden Link will have men’s cards today at 8 a.m. and comfort bears at 9 a.m. 

There will be free COVID-19 testing at the Crookston Armory today through Saturday, February 27 from 12-6 p.m. 

The Fisher American Legion will have burger night tonight. 

The Golden Link will have foot care Thursday, February 25 at 8:30 a.m., call 281-3385 for an appointment. 

The Crookston Eagles will have bar bingo Thursday, February 25 at 6:30 p.m. The kitchen will be serving food. 

The Golden Link will have rolls Friday, February 26 at 8:30 a.m. 

Early Childhood will offer a  Build a Wood Project at Home.  Due to Covid, this year the Build a Wood Project  will be completed at home instead of at Washington School. You will need a Phillips screwdriver and a hammer to build a stool. Supplies are limited so please register and pay for your wood project by February 26. The cost is $8 per project for materials and they can be picked up at Washington School on March 1 or 2 from 4:30 to 5:30. For more information call 281-5078. 

Harvest Church, Trinity Lutheran Church and Sunopta in partnership with Farmers to Families present Drive-Through Groceries, a free food distribution event in the Crookston High School Parking Lot, on Saturday, February 27 from 10:30 a.m. until the boxes are gone. Everyone is welcome.

The Crookston Eagles will have bar bingo Saturday, February 27 at 3:30 p.m. 

The Knights of Columbus World Famous Walleye Dinner is Friday, February 26 from 5:00 to 7:00 at the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception Church in Crookston. It is a drive through and pickup only event this year due to Covid. The meal is $15 and includes walleye, mashed potato and gravy, vegetable, dinner roll and a homemade cookie. Call ahead on Thursday between noon and 8:00 p.m. to reserve your walleye dinner by calling 218-289-2855. Calls will be taken on Friday also, but it’s best to call on Thursday. 

The Friends of Rydell and Glacial Ridge Refuges Association will host a Candlelight Ski and Owl Prowl Event at Rydell National Wildlife Refuge near Erskine on Saturday, February 27 from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m.  Visitors are recommended to bring a headlamp, dress appropriately and bring a facemask to wear when social distancing isn’t possible. Due to Covid, the Refuge Visitors Center will not be open to the public and you won’t be able to rent ski equipment or snowshoes. You can rent them at UMC, call 281-8520 or 281-8586 or from the Crookston Park and Recreation for no cost, call 281-1232.  If you have questions, call Gregg Knutson at 218-686-9329.

The Crookston City Council will have a strategic planning meeting Monday, March 1 at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, March 2 at 8 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station. 

The Knights of Columbus World Famous Walleye Dinner is Friday, March 5  from 5:00 to 7:00 at the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception Church in Crookston. It is a drive through and pickup only event this year due to Covid. The meal is $15 and includes walleye, mashed potato and gravy, vegetable, dinner roll and a homemade cookie. Call ahead on Thursday between noon and 8:00 p.m. to reserve your walleye dinner by calling 218-289-2855. Calls will be taken on Friday also, but it’s best to call on Thursday. 

The Crookston City Council will meet Monday, March 8 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

Crookston Ag Services has partnered with Northland Grain and will host a Harvest for Hunger free will offering lunch on March 9 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with curbside pickup. Lunch will include burgers, brats, macaroni salad, chips and water. All proceeds will go towards the North Country Food Bank.  Crookston Ag Services is located at 3035 Hwy 75 South. 

The Knights of Columbus World Famous Walleye Dinner is Friday, March 12  from 5:00 to 7:00 at the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception Church in Crookston. It is a drive through and pickup only event this year due to Covid. The meal is $15 and includes walleye, mashed potato and gravy, vegetable, dinner roll and a homemade cookie. Call ahead on Thursday between noon and 8:00 p.m. to reserve your walleye dinner by calling 218-289-2855. Calls will be taken on Friday also, but i’ts best to call on Thursday. 

The Crookston Kiwanis and Rotary are having a Tulip Sale. Order now through March 15th with pickup at Montagues Flower Shop on April 1st. Purchase one bunch of tulips in cello wrap for $15. A tulip arrangement is $20. Delivery in Crookston is available for an additional $15.  To order, call Krista at 218-779-0577, Jess at 701-610-6454 or Shirley at 218-280-2854. 

The CHEDA Board will meet Tuesday, March 16 at 7 a.m. at Valley Tech Park. 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, March 16 at 9:30 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station. 

The Knights of Columbus World Famous Walleye Dinner is Friday, March 19  from 5:00 to 7:00 at the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception Church in Crookston. It is a drive through and pickup only event this year due to Covid. The meal is $15 and includes walleye, mashed potato and gravy, vegetable, dinner roll and a homemade cookie. Call ahead on Thursday between noon and 8:00 p.m. to reserve your walleye dinner by calling 218-289-2855. Calls will be taken on Friday also, but it’s best to call on Thursday. 

The Girl Scout Cookie Sale is underway now through March 21. You can buy cookies by calling Marcia at 289-1489, the Golden Link in Crookston is also selling them. Or go to this website, https://digitalcookie.girlscouts.org/scout/troop20310-478

The Crookston School Board will meet Monday, March 22 at 5 p.m. in the choir/orchestra room at Crookston High School. 

The Crookston City Council will meet Monday, March 22 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, March 23 at 8 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station. 

The Knights of Columbus World Famous Walleye Dinner is Friday, March 26  from 5:00 to 7:00 at the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception Church in Crookston. It is a drive through and pickup only event this year due to Covid. The meal is $15 and includes walleye, mashed potato and gravy, vegetable, dinner roll and a homemade cookie. Call ahead on Thursday between noon and 8:00 p.m. to reserve your walleye dinner by calling 218-289-2855. Calls will be taken on Friday also, but it’s best to call on Thursday. 

The Annual meeting of the Red Lake Electric Cooperative will be held Wednesday, March 31 at 6 p.m. at Red Lake Electric Cooperative Warehouse  in Red Lake Falls. Each voting member of Red Lake Electric that attends the annual meeting will receive a $15 energy credit on their RLEC electric bill. Prizes will be awarded and a  meal will be provided to-go at the end of the meeting. 

The Crookston Kiwanis and Rotary Tulip Sale pick up is April 1 at Montagues Flower Shop. 

The Crookston Eagles Auxiliary #873 awards a $500 scholarship annually. Applications are available at the Crookston High School or by contacting Sheila Menard at 218-289-3212. You may also email crookstoneaglesauxiliary.873@gmail.com.   Applicants must have a relative who is a member of the Crookston Auxiliary, but do not need to attend school in Crookston. Applications must be postmarked no later than April 1, 2021.  

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, April 6 at 8 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station. 

The Crookston City Council will meet Monday, April 12 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

The CHEDA Board will meet Tuesday, April 20 at 7 a.m. at Valley Tech Park. 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, April 20 at 9:30 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station. 

Safe Kids and Altru Health will have a car seat checkup event Thursday, April 22 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. at Brost Chevrolet. They will check the car seat is used properly, if the car seat is on a recall list, and provide booster seat advice. 

The Crookston City Council will meet Monday, April 26 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, April 27 at 8 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station. 

CONTINUING ANNOUNCEMENTS

ECFE Full Steam Ahead virtual class for ages birth through Kindergarten entrance is offered once a week. Each week you will be able to listen to a book, sing songs, and do an activity focused on steam.  The class is prerecorded and available for you to access at your convenience. For more information call 218-281-5078. 

ECFE will have their weekly class Wide Open Spaces for ages birth to Kindergarten entrance every Friday from 9:30-11:00 a.m. For more information call 218-281-5078.

The Golden Link is serving noon lunch. Cost is $6 and available to the public. Call 281-3072 by 10:00 the day you plan to have lunch. 

The Crookston Friends of the Library meet the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m.

The Crookston Library Board meets the first Wednesday of each month at 5:15. 

The Cove Youth Center in Crookston will be open Wednesdays and Fridays from 3:30-6:30 p.m. for 7th-8th graders, and from 6:30-9:30 p.m. for 9th-12th graders. The facility is currently limited to 14 students at one time due to COVID-19. Students and parents should call ahead to check availability of the youth center at 218-470-0149. 

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.

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.

A DNR Hunter Safety Training course will be held in May. For information and to register call Steve Videen at 218-289-2115.