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ROAD CONSTRUCTION ON HIGHWAY 2 EAST OF CROOKSTON TO BEGIN JUNE 1

Motorists on Highway 2 east of Crookston can expect short term delays and lane closures as construction begins on June 1. The project will resurface approximately 2.6 miles of Highway 2 between .2 miles west of Polk County Road...

UNITED WAY, NORTH COUNTY FOOD BANK WORK TOGETHER TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN CROOKSTON

The work of the United Way and North Country Food Bank (NCFB) in Crookston makes a real difference in the lives of people struggling and in the success of the community.  NCFB has provided food to organizations feeding people...

CROOKSTON SCHOOL BOARD PUBLIC COMMENT SUBMISSION

Crookston School Board has moved to an electronic meeting format and is providing two ways for public comment. Each meeting of the School Board will be held at the regular meeting location which is the Crookston High School Choir...

GOVERNOR TIM WALZ ANNOUNCES CHURCH SERVICES CAN REAUME AT 25% CAPACITY STARTING MAY 27

A day after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new guidance allowing for reopening places of worship, Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan today announced they have partnered with Minnesota faith leaders on a...

700 GUARDSMEN IN THE MN NATIONAL GUARD 2-135TH INFANTRY BATTALION TO DEPLOY TO THE HORN OF AFRICA

Nearly 700 soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard's Mankato-based 2nd Battalion, 135th Infantry will deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in the Horn of Africa. "Our battalion will serve as part of a Task Force to improve security posture...

KROX TO CARRY PRESS CONFERENCE WITH GOVERNOR WALZ SATURDAY AT 2 P.M.

Gov. Tim Walz will hold a press conference Saturday at 2 p.m.  He is expected to address the reopening of churches across the state. The press conference will be carried on KROX from Minnesota News Network.

TWO NEW CASES OF COVID-19 REPORTED IN POLK COUNTY, 847 STATE-WIDE, 10 NEW DEATHS

The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting 847 new cases of COVID-19, and 19 new deaths. Two new cases have been reported in Polk County. All of the numbers are below. Data is for cases that were tested and returned...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE FROM REPRESENTATIVE DEB KIEL

The governor announced the next phase in his "Stay Safe MN" plan this week. Phase 2, which will begin June 1, centers around restaurants, bars, and personal services like salons and barbershops. Starting June 1, restaurants and bars are...

POLK COUNTY HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENTS

Are you wondering what to do with those old paints and chemicals in your home?  If so, bring them to one of Polk County’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection events.  The first collection event will be held at the Fertile...

SACRED HEART LIVE GRADUATION CEREMONY

  SACRED HEART CLASS OF 2020 GRADUATION Valedictorian: Madaline Mitzel Salutatorian: Benjamin Goetz HONORS STUDENTS Sydney Anvinson Lucy Bevelacqua Macyn Bloom Kathryn Brindamour Ivy Edwards Benjamin Goetz Chenzhu Guan Mallory Howe Caden Knutsvig Maria Kroeber Madalin Mitzel Grace Roberts Aaron Steckman Michael Suda CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION Marcus Crayton James Fontaine John Fontaine Ezrabella Haas Anthony Jalan Naomi Lee Eric Mykleseth Andrew Ogaard Harrison Punton Adam Shea Luke Thompson Kaitlyn Werner Logan...

CROOKSTON CLASS OF 2020 PARADE

Crookston High School Class of 2020 had a parade around town Friday afternoon.  

GOVERNOR WALZ PRESS CONFERENCE REPLACED WITH PRESS BRIEFING

Governor Tim Walz press conference scheduled for 3:30 p.m. has been replaced with a press briefing which will be carried live on KROX 1260AM/105.7FM until 4 p.m. 

HIGHLAND HOLDS VIRTUAL DUNK TANK FOR END OF SCHOOL YEAR

Highland Elementary School held its annual dunk tank event virtually on Friday with each class tuning in via computer and the event was live-streamed by the district. 

Posted by Crookston Public Schools on Friday, May 22, 2020
 

MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH REPORTS 813 NEW COVID-19 CASES, 33 DEATHS

The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting 813 new cases of COVID-19, and 33 new deaths. Polk County again had no new cases. All of the numbers are below. Data is for cases that were tested and returned positive....

THE 2020 MINNESOTA STATE FAIR IS CANCELED

The Great Minnesota Get-Together will not be held in 2020. This was announced today following a meeting of the board of managers of the Minnesota State Agricultural Society, which governs the Minnesota State Fair. The event was scheduled for Aug....