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GOVERNOR WALZ KICKS OFF STATEWIDE LOCAL JOBS AND PROEJCTS TOUR IN DULUTH

Joined by representatives from Minnesota labor unions, Governor Tim Walz kicked off a statewide Local Jobs and Projects tour yesterday to highlight bonding projects under consideration for his capital investment proposal for the 2022 legislative session. “I’m excited to announce...

MN DNR ANNOUNCES $13.3 MILLION FUNDING PROPOSAL TO ADDRESS 2021 DROUGHT IMPACTS ON NATURAL RESOURCES

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced a $13.3 million funding proposal in response to the significant effects of this summer’s drought on two of the state’s critical natural resources: water and trees.   The DNR proposes $3 million in funding...

ARREST/FIRE REPORT – October 15, 2021

The Crookston Fire Department (CFD) responded to the following calls on 10/14/2021 – At 4:59 p.m., the CFD responded to the 300 block of Central Ave N for a report of a car smoking. Upon investigation, it was found that...

CROOKSTON SCHOOL BOARD APPROVES $200,000 TRANSFER OF FUNDS PENDING APPROVAL FROM THE MDE

The Crookston School Board held a special meeting on Thursday night inside the Crookston High School to discuss two items. The first item was to approve a resolution for the transfer of funds pending approval of the Commissioner of the...

CROOKSTON PUBLIC SCHOOL’S HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES UPDATE

The Crookston Public School District began level 3 of their health and safety measures on October 4. They will review the data again on Monday, October 18, to see if changes to health and safety measures will need to...

THE EVERLY SET TO KICK OFF THE 2021-2022 CCML ENTERTAINMENT SERIES ON OCTOBER 21

Concert members of the Crookston Civic Music League can look forward to the season opener of the 2021-2022 Entertainment Series. The EVERLY SET will be coming to Crookston Thursday, October 21, 2021, to entertain and remind concertgoers of the...

PIRATE FINE ARTS BOOSTERS APPROVE SEVEN ARTS PROGRAM REQUESTS

The Pirate Fine Arts Boosters Board met Wednesday, October 13, and approved seven arts program requests.  The mission of the Pirate Fine Arts Boosters is to promote, support, and help fund the various fine arts programs in the Crookston...

MINNESOTA REPORTS 2,919 NEW COVID CASES AND 25 DEATHS, POLK COUNTY HAS 10 NEW CASES

The Minnesota Department of Health released the COVID-19 numbers for today and the state reported 2,919 cases with 25 deaths. 2 deaths were reported in northwest Minnesota, 1 in Pennington County, and 1 in Red Lake County. Polk County...

CROOKSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY ANNOUNCES NEW HOURS BEGINNING NOVEMBER 1

The Crookston Public Library has adjusted its hours to better serve the needs of the community. The new hours will take effect November 1 and will be as follows: Mondays, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m.-6...

ARREST/FIRE REPORT – October 14, 2021

The Northwest Regional Corrections Center in Crookston reported the following arrests. Morgan Ann McKee, 26 of Cedar City Utah, for Fourth-Degree DUI.

STUDIO 110 IN DOWNTOWN CROOKSTON OFFERING SEVERAL EVENTS THIS FALL

Studio 110, located at 110 South Main Street in Downtown Crookston, will be offering a variety of events throughout this fall. Studio 110’s purpose is to provide a welcoming place for digital artists to create, gather and lead. Rena Bouchard...

DOLLY PARTON IMAGINATION LIBRARY OFFICIALLY A PART OF THE CROOKSTON COMMUNITY

The City of Crookston officially has The Dolly Parton Imagination Library, a part of the community. The foundation is a worldwide organization that provides books for children ages 1 to 5 by giving them a free book once a...

NWMAC ANNOUNCES LATEST ART EXHIBIT AT NORTHLAND COMMMUNITY & TECHNICAL COLLEGE

The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) is pleased to announce their latest exhibit – Artists of Northwest Minnesota at their gallery at Northland Community and Technical College, 1101 Highway 1 East in Thief River Falls. This exhibit will run from...

ALTRU EARNS TWO CHIME DIGITAL HEALTH MOST WIRED AWARDS

Altru has earned the 2021 CHIME (College of Healthcare Information Management Executives) Digital Health Certified Level 9, Performance Excellence Award for Altru’s Acute setting and the Level 8, Quality Award for Altru’s Ambulatory setting. Having easy, quick, and reliable access...

MINNESOTA REPORTS 2,388 NEW COVID CASES AND 24 DEATHS, 1 DEATH REPORTED IN POLK COUNTY

The Minnesota Department of Health released the COVID-19 numbers for today and the state reported 2,388 cases with 24 deaths. 2 deaths were reported in northwest Minnesota, 1 in Polk County, and 1 in Pennington County. Polk County reported...