Bulletin Board – Wednesday, April 7, 2021

The Crookston Home Delivered Meals are being delivered this week by St. Paul’s Lutheran Church-WELCA. If you would like to have home meals delivered, call Diane Riopelle at 218-470-7995.

Senior Tickets and two complimentary tickets per student are available through Tuesday, April 20 for the Crookston High School Triple A senior recognition. The recognition will be held Monday, April 26 at 7 p.m. at the CHS Auditorium. The Triple A recognition is sponsored by the Pirate Boosters, Crookston Rotary, Crookston Kiwanis, Crookston Lions, and Pirate Fine Arts Boosters. 

Care and Share in Crookston has an abundance of food that was donated by Hugo’s Family Marketplace and Walmart. It is mostly produce and baked goods. Anybody can stop by today from 1:00 to 5:00 and pick it up. They also have Boy Scout Donation bags they are giving out that contain canned goods and non-perishable items.

The Crookston Eagles will have an Auxiliary meeting tonight at 7 p.m. 

The Fisher American Legion will have burger night tonight. 

RiverView Health is offering a CPR class on Thursday, April 8  from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. at the RiverView Home Care Building, 721 South Minnesota Street in Crookston. Cost is $50 for those needing certification and for those not needing certification the class is free. Due to Covid-19, class sizes are limited, no walk-ins will be allowed and face masks are required. To register, call 218-281-9405. 

The Crookston Eagles will have bar bingo Thursday, April 8 at 6:30 p.m. The kitchen will be serving food. 

Safety Town Registration is open until Friday, April 9 for children who will complete kindergarten in the spring of 2021. Participants must pre-register for the program and it is limited to 32 participants this year. The program runs Monday, june 7 to Thursday, June 10. Contact Crookston Community Education at 281-5078 with questions. 

The Crookston Youth Basketball Association Tournament is Friday, April 9 and Saturday, April 10. 

The Crookston Eagles will have bar bingo Friday, April 9 at 6:30 p.m. The kitchen will be serving food. 

The Crookston Eagles will have bar bingo Saturday, April 10 at the earlier time of 2:00 p.m., and a Camp Confidence event at 5:00 p.m. 

Crookston Public Schools Early Childhood Screening for children  who are 3 years old by January 1, 2021 or 4 and 5 year olds who have not been screened will be held on  April 12, 13 and 15 at Washington Elementary School, 724 University Avenue. Call 281-5078 or email lorimorgan@isd593.org for a screening appointment or for more information. Minnesota law requires all children be screened before entering preschool and kindergarten. 

COVID-19 vaccinations are available for anyone 16 and older at RiverView Health. To schedule a vaccine, please call the RiverView Clinic at 281-9595.

Altru Clinic in Crookston has Covid-19 vaccines available.  Please use MyChart or call 218-281-9100 to schedule an appointment. 

Spring Soccer Registration is now open. Spring Soccer will be held Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Carmen Fields from May 4-May 27. Pre-K through Grade 2 will meet from 5:15-6:15 p.m. Grades 3-6 will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Registration is $20 and includes a soccer ball, t-shirt, and MYSA insurance. Pre-Registration is required and should be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department at City Hall or mailed to Crookston City Hall, Attn: Andrea, 124 North Broadway, Crookston, MN 56716. Questions, call or text Coach Sarah Reese at 218-349-0457. Additional information here. Registration form here

The Crookston Kiwanis are holding a pull-up drive accepting pull-ups of all sizes during April to help the kids of Crookston. Please drop off pull-ups, training pants, or cash to: Longtin Agency, 202 S Main Street, Crookston from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

The Crookston Home Delivered Meals are being delivered by Tri-Valley Opportunity Council April 12 and 13. If you would like to have home meals delivered, call Diane Riopelle at 218-470-7995.

There will be a community blood drive at Trinity Lutheran Church Monday April 12 from 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. and Tuesday, April 13 from 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. To sign up to donate contact Jeannine at 281-2953 or go online to www.bloodhero.com, sponsor code: Crookston. 

Highland PTO will meet Monday, April 12 at 6:30pm at Highland Park (weather permitting, it not, we will meet on Zoom – please email klcapistran@rrv.net or text 218-289-7407 for the link).

The Crookston City Council will meet Monday, April 12 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. A Ways & Means Committee meeting will be held immediately following the City Council meeting. 

The Crookston Township Annual Road Review will be Tuesday, April 13 at 6 p.m. meeting at 22784 265th St. SW, Crookston. 

The Fisher American Legion will have Legion and SAL meetings Tuesday, April 13 at 7 p.m. 

The Crookston Home Delivered Meals are being delivered by the Cathedral Women on April 14, 15 and 16. If you would like to have home meals delivered, call Diane Riopelle at 218-470-7995.

The Crookston Classic Cruisers will meet Wednesday, April 14 at the Irishaman’s Shanty. The board meets at 6:30 p.m., general meeting at 7 p.m. 

The Fisher American Legion will  have burger night Wednesday, April 14. 

Thursday, April 15 is “Purple UP for Military Kids.” The American Legion Auxiliary Nels T Wold Unit 20 in Crookston is asking the Crookston community to wear purple in support of military kids on Thursday, April 15, especially those that have just had parents deploy for a year this past month. If you know a family that was directly affected by the deployment this would be a good day to touch base and see how they are doing.

The Crookston High School Senior Citizen Brunch will be Thursday, April 15 at 8:30 a.m. The Leo Club Senior members will have golf carts to pick up senior citizens that need a ride from the parking lot.  They will start serving breakfast at 8:30a.m. in the commons.  At 9:15a.m.- will be excused to go to the auditorium to watch the 3-Act play ” A Simpler Time”. 

Applications for the RiverView Foundation’s Bishop Afonya, Lentertz Family, June Shaver, Richard Maves, and Lynette Joseph Healthcare Scholarships are due by noon Thursday, April 15. 

The Crookston High School Spring Play – A Simplier Time – will be held April 16-18 with showtimes at 7:30 p.m. in the CHS Auditorium. Tickets will be $8 for adults and $5 for students. 

The Crookston Home Delivered Meals are being delivered this week by Bremer Bank, LeBlanc Realty, First Community Credit Union, and Altru Clinic. If you would like to have home meals delivered, call Diane Riopelle at 218-470-7995.

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. 

The Fisher American Legion will have burger night Wednesday, April 21. 

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 that the car seat is used properly, if the car seat is on a recall list, and provide booster seat advice. 

The Crookston Home Delivered Meals are being delivered this week by the Crookston Running Club and the Crookston Eagles. If you would like to have home meals delivered, call Diane Riopelle at 218-470-7995.

Spring Clean-up Week in Crookston will be April 26-30. Clean up items will be picked up only on your regular garbage day and must be on the boulevard, compost material does not need to be in compost bags this week only. Items should be separated into garbage; clothing; cardboard; appliances; branches and yard waste; furniture; metal items; demolition; and tires. Polk County Public Health advises not to bring furniture, mattresses, box springs or bed frames found on the street into your house to prevent the spread of bed bugs. Due to state law, all video display devices – TVs, computer monitors, etc. – can’t be landfilled and will not be collected. They may be disposed of free of charge at the Polk County Transfer Station.  Items may NOT be placed on the boulevard more than 72 hours prior to your collection day. 

Thee Crookston High School Triple A senior recognition will be held Monday, April 26 at 7 p.m. at the CHS Auditorium. Senior lineup will be at 6:30 p.m. The Triple A recognition is sponsored by the Pirate Boosters, Crookston Rotary, Crookston Kiwanis, Crookston Lions, and Pirate Fine Arts Boosters. 

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. 

The Fisher American Legion will have burger night Wednesday, April 28. 

The Crookston Home Delivered Meals are being delivered by Crookston City Employees and the Crookston Woman’s Club May 3-7. If you like to have home meals delivered, call Diane Riopelle at 218-470-7995. 

DNR Hunter Safety Training will be held at the Crookston Gun Club at 26261 240th St SW on May 4, 6,7, 11, 13, 14 and conclude with the field day and test on Saturday, May 15. Classes will be from 7-9 p.m. For information and to register call Steve Videen 218-289-2115. 

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

RiverView Health will host a four hour First Aid Class Thursday, May 6 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the RiverView Home Care Building, 721 South Minnesota Street in Crookston. The cost of the class is $50. To register or for more info call 281-9405. 

The Crookston Home Delivered Meals are being delivered by the Home Delivered Meals Board, Crookston V.F.W and V.F.W. Auxiliary May 10-14. If you like to have home meals delivered, call Diane Riopelle at 218-470-7995. 

The Crookston City Council will meet Monday, May 10 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

RiverView Health is offering a CPR class on Thursday, May 13 from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. at the RiverView Home Care Building, 721 South Minnesota Street in Crookston. Cost is $50 for those needing certification and for those not needing certification the class is free. Due to Covid-19, class sizes are limited, no walk-ins will be allowed and face masks are required. To register, call 218-281-9405. 

The Crookston Home Delivered Meals are being delivered by Our Savior’s Lutheran Church and Methodist Church May 17-21. If you like to have home meals delivered, call Diane Riopelle at 218-470-7995. 

The CHEDA Board will meet Tuesday, May 18 at 7 a.m. at Valley Tech Park. 

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

The Crookston Home Delivered Meals are being delivered by Presbyterian Church May 24-28. If you like to have home meals delivered, call Diane Riopelle at 218-470-7995. 

The Crookston City Council will meet Monday, May 24 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, May 25 at 8 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station. 

 

CONTINUING ANNOUNCEMENTS

Do you have an unused string, band, electric, or electronic instrument laying around? Please donate it to the Prairie Skyline Foundation. They  will spiff it up, give it to a student at a nominal fee, and give you a tax deduction. Facebook: Hands in Harmony.  Text Kay 218-289-1246 for pick-up.  

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 Monday through Friday, and Thursday evening dinner.. 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.