Friday, October 21, 2016.

The RiverView Auxiliary is hosting a Collective Goods Book and Gift Fair in Heritage Hallway at RiverView Health today from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Be sure to stop by and check out all of the many items for sale.  Proceeds benefit Auxiliary projects for the year.

Zombie Fun Run will be today and is a fundraiser for the Young at HeArt Community Center destined to be in the old Cathedral.  Proceeds go towards the Steeples and Steps projects.  The Zombie Fun Run Entry/Pledge Form is on the main page of, or call 218-289-1246 for a copy.  Turn in your Zombie Fun Run Entry/Pledge Form at 4pm at the Red Barn in Town Square.  The run/walk/crawl starts at 4:30.  The Zombie Fun Run is open to all fundraisers, individuals and teams.

Crookston Eagles will have Bar Bingo on Saturday, October 22nd at 3:00pm.  $400 must go!  There will be dinner of meatballs or shrimp from 6:00-7:00pm.  Take-outs are available.

The weekend of October 22/23, Catholic Daughters Court Bishop Schenk #2010 will be distributing Gummi Bears after all of the liturgies at the Cathedral, St. Peter’s in Gentilly and St. Mary’s in Euclid.  The Catholic Daughters, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity, work to build simple, decent, affordable homes for economically disadvantaged people so they can have a better environment in which to raise their families.  The CDA provides the finances for the house and also help to build these homes.  The Gummi Bears are free BUT if you so choose, you may donate to help with the building of these homes.  Thank you for your generosity.

Hunter Firearms Sight In-The rifle range at Crookston Gun Club will be open to the public to sight in firearms on Saturdays, October 22 & 29 from 10:00am to 4:00pm, and Sundays, October 23 & 30 from Noon to 4:00pm.  Targets will be furnished.  The range will not be open if it is raining or snowing.  If you have questions, call Wayne at 281-4343 or 280-2013.  Crookston Gun Club is located one mile north of UMC on Highway 75.

Trinity Lutheran Church in Crookston will hold a New Member Orientation Class on Sunday, October 23rd at 10:10am in the Gathering Place (first level across from the sanctuary).  If you are interested in becoming a member of the Trinity Church family or would like more information about Trinity and its ministries, please call the church office at 281-4276 or email  New members will be received into the Trinity church family on Sunday, October 30th.

Crookston School Board Meeting will be held on Monday, October 24th at 5:30pm in the Choir/Orchestra room at Crookston High School.  Meeting is open to the public.

The Crookston High School Music Department presents: Concert Orchestra's Fall Concert.  Monday, October 24th at 7:30pm in the CHS High School auditorium.  Tickets sold at the door are $4 for adults and $3 for students.

The Crookston Men's Christian Fellowship meets at Noon on Tuesday, October 25 at Trinity Lutheran Church.

Trey Everett will speak about Micah Fellowship and there will be an opportunity to tour Michah after the talk.

Luncheon is by free will offering. All are invited.

Flu shot clinics will be held at RiverView’s North Clinic, Crookston, from 5 to 7 pm on Wednesday, Oct. 26th. Appointments are strongly recommended. Please call 281-9595 to schedule your flu shot.

Crookston Chapter No. 137, Order of the Eastern Star will meet Tuesday, October 26th at the Masonic Hall at 7:30 p.m.  Initiation of a new member will be held along with our Friendship evening. 

“Sip and Sing” at Cofe’ will be Thursday, October 27th from 7:30-8:30pm.  Susan Lee will play guitar and lead the music and everyone is invited to enjoy a favorite beverage and sing some familiar songs and hymns.  Sponsored by Trinity Lutheran Church.

Altru Clinic in Crookston will offer walk-in flu shots on October 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Protect yourself and your family against the spread of the flu. Call 218.281.9100 with questions.

Crookston Comedy Night will be Friday, October 28th at the Crookston Eagles Club.  Social gathering starts at 5, Dinner starts at 6, and the Show featuring Comedian John DeBoer begins at 9pm.  Dinner and Show tickets are $25 and include Steak or Chicken grilled by B&E Meats, Baked Potato, Corn, Salad, and a Roll.  Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance form the Blue Line Club office, Eagles Club, or B&E Meats by October 24.  If you have any questions, call Elliot at 470-0423.  Proceeds go to support Crookston Youth Hockey.

Agassiz Environmental Learning Center will have their Haunted Trail every Saturday in October from dusk to midnight. Admission is $5 per person. Popcorn, hot cocoa and pop will be available in the Nature Center Building. Erickson’s Smokehouse will also be on site serving food and beverages. The Learning Center is located on half mile west of Fertile on Summit Avenue S.W.  For more info visit or contact Lisa at 218-945-3136.

The Crookston Police Benefit Association, along with the Crookston Leo Club, the VFW Post Auxiliary 1902, the Crookston Police Reserves and several local businesses and organizations would like to invite 4th graders and younger, along with a responsible adult, to the 29th Annual Crookston Community Halloween Party on Sunday, October 30, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Crookston National Guard Armory. Come in costume and join the fun, games and Spooktacular Spook House. They encourage everyone to bring a canned food item for the CHS Leo Club Food Drive.

Beltrami’s Trinity Lutheran Church will have their Second Annual Ham & Potato Dumpling Supper, Sunday, October 30 from 4-7 pm. Menu includes potato dumplings, ham, vegetable, dessert & cider. Free will donation to benefit Trinity’s general fund. Take outs available. Quilt raffle drawing at 7 pm.

Crookston Leo Club Halloween Night Food Drive will be Monday, October 31st.   Leo Club members, wearing pins to identify them as members, will be going door to door collecting food items for the Crookston Food Shelf.  If they happen to miss your home and would like to donate please call Linda at the high school (281-2144) and they will make arrangements to pick up your food items. 

RiverView Health Auxiliary Mitten Drive is going on now through Tuesday, November 1. The Mitten Tree is located in the front lobby of RiverView Health.  The public is invited to donate children’s winter mittens, gloves or hats that will be distributed to area schools and given to children who need them.  Please, no scarves.  

Highland School will have Turkey Bingo on Thursday, November 3rd.  Doors open at 5:30 and Bingo begins at 6:00.  Cards will be $4 each and the Turkey Bingo is sponsored by Highland PTO.

There will be a Spaghetti Fundraiser for the Europe Trip 2018 on Thursday, November 3 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Crookston Eagles Club. The meal will include spaghetti, salad, garlic toast and bars or cookies. It’s a free will donation. Funds will be used to help fund the educational trip to Europe in 2018 for 18 students.

Grace Lutheran Church will hold their Annual Deer Hunters Meatball Supper on Saturday, November 5 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Erskine Community Center. Free will contributions will be accepted. Everyone is welcome.

The AARP Driver Safety Class will be held on Thursday, November 10th starting at 9:00am at the Golden Link Senior Center in Crookston.  This is the 4 hour defensive driving refresher course for drivers age 55 and older.  Please call the Golden Link at 281-3072 to register.

Trinity Lutheran Church in Crookston will have their annual Fall Bazaar and Meatball Dinner and Bake sale on Sunday, November 13th from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Cost is $12 for adults, children ages 5-10 are $7 and age 4 and under are free. Menu includes Scandinavian meatballs and gravy, mashed potatoes, glazed carrots, salad, rolls, beverage, apple and pumpkin desserts. Bake Sale opens at 3:30.

Need to work off surplus energy?  Join other men at the Highland Gym for an evening of hoops. Wednesday evenings thru May at the Highland Gym from 8-9:30pm.  Must be 18 years of age and out of High School.  Class Fee is $15. Contact Brian Schumacher 281-3549 or email Brian at

Crookston Swimming Pool hours are as follows:
Afternoon open swim will be Monday-Wednesday from 1:00-3:00p.m.
Open Swim at the Crookston Pool will be Monday-Friday 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Saturday & Sunday Noon to 3:00 p.m.
Lap Swimming will be Monday - Friday 6:00 to 9:00 a.m.
Aqua Exercise will be Monday - Friday 9:00 to 10:00 a.m., Monday and Wednesday 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday 8:00 - 9:00 p.m.
For more information call 281-1180.

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