Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The Golden Link will have a Noon Meal today instead of the evening meal.  Free Movie “Frozen” at 1:30.

Crookston Rotary meets noon today at the Crookston Inn.

Tom and Jerry’s start at 5:00 tonight at the Crookston American Legion.

Burger Night special tonight at the Fisher American Legion is Sloppy Joe’s for $6.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church’s Thanksgiving Eve Service is 7:00 tonight at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.  All are welcome.  Please bring a non perishable item for the local food shelf.

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church’s Thanksgiving Eve service is 7:00 tonight. Thanksgiving Day service is 9:00 a.m. at First English Church in Eldred.  Radio Broadcast on KROX is 10:30 Thanksgiving Day.

The free Thanksgiving dinner will be at Trinity Lutheran Church this year due to remodeling at the Cathedral.  Dinner is 12:30 in the Fellowship Hall. If you plan to attend or need a ride, call 281-5727 in advance and leave a message.  Anyone wishing to help should call 281-5727.

Red Lake County Churches are celebrating Thanksgiving with serving sites at St. Joseph in Red Lake Falls, St. Joseph in Brooks and St. Francis Xavier in Oklee. Serving times from 11:00 to 1:00.

RiverView Clinics will be closed Thanksgiving Day and Friday except East Grand Forks Clinic will be open regular hours, Crookston’s North Clinic will be open 7 to 7 and Red Lake Falls Therapy Department will be open.

Garbage collection for Thursday and Friday in Crookston will be collected Monday with the regular collection.

Crookston City Hall will be closed Thursday and Friday. No school in Crookston Thursday and Friday.

St. Paul’s Fellowship Committee’s Annual Concordia Christmas Concert Bus Trip is Saturday, December 6. The bus  leaves the church parking lot at 11:00, concert is at 2:00, and they will stop at the Frying Pan in Moorhead for dinner after the concert.  Bus ride is free, concert tickets are $11.  Make checks out to St Paul’s Fellowship committee.  Any questions, call Deb Magsam at 281-5429.

Buy your tickets now for the Crookston High School Music Departments Classic Noel Dinner and Concert Sunday, December 7th. Doors open at 5:30,  Spaghetti Dinner served at 6:00, concert is at 7:30. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at Montague’s Flower Shop, Crookston Floral, Crookston High School office from CHS Choir and Orchestra music students.

Sign up for the Crookston Community Education classes, including: “ Painting a Wreath on a Candle” December 9. “Gallery on the Go Winter Art” December 13th .  For more info go to or call 281-5078.

The PATCH after school program at the high school is making transportation available for students who need it on Tuesdays and Thursdays when they stay to get help with homework.  For more information and to get a ride in a school vehicle, call Maria Argueta at 281-2144 extension 2208.

In the light of the recent Letter of Map Revision(LOMR) for Crookston, the city has made available the documents needed for your lender regarding flood insurance requirements.  The information is available on the city website, under the FEMA letter of Map Revision press release on the main page.  Click on the title and the documents will be located at the bottom of the text.

Altru Clinic in Crookston is offering free gun locks for area residents as one out of three handguns are loaded and unlocked in the home. Get your free gun lock at the registration desk.

The Crookston Civic Music League is sponsoring their first Christmas concert “Appalachian Winter” and they are looking for singers from the area to sing.  Practices are at the Wesley United Methodist Church,701 Eickhof Boulevard at 6:00 p.m.  December 2. Performance is at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Crookston on December 7. Any questions, call Jim Kent at 281-6861, Sandy Perkins at 289-2601,George French at 289-1283, Liz Thompson at 281-4080 or Elaine Metzger at 280-5286.

Light up a Life is a fundraiser with 100% of your donations going to Villa St. Vincent Auxiliary projects.  A $5 donation will light up a bulb on the Light up a life tree in memory or honor of a family member, friend or loved one.  Lighting Ceremony is 5:00 December 10 at the gazebo in Walsh Park, Villa St. Vincent, with caroling, hot chocolate and cookies.  All are invited to attend.

Relay for Life Tree of Hope  lighting ceremony at the downtown square  is 6:00 p.m. December 12 during Winter Wonderland.  Pick up an ornament at Bremer Bank or the Crookston Times and personalize it in honor or memory of a loved one who fought cancer. $5 or free will donation.

Anyone interested in being considered for the Crookston School Board position vacancy, please contact Marilyn Wahouske at the district office at 281-5313 extension 3 or email at  No letter or resume  needs to be submitted.  Interested parties must submit their names before December 1.  Applicant must reside within school district 593 boundaries.

Volunteers are wanted for Americorp Respite. Volunteer for 450 hours a year, which is about 10 hours a week, and receive a $200 a month stipend.   At the end of the year receive a $1,493 education grant.  Open to ages 17 and older.  If over 55 years of age you can give the grant to a child or grandchild.  Call Brandi Halland at 280-3773.


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