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October 2014

October 1 Chris Boike - Crookston Public Library
October 2 Kathleen Brown - UMC Military Appreciation Day
October 3 Trina Brennan - Rydell National Wildlife Refuge

October 6 Polk County Public Health/Wellness Coalition - upcoming Training
October 7 Crookston United Way Chili & Soup Cook-off and Chocolate Extravaganza
October 8  Donna Ulseth - MN and ND Agri-Women Harvest of Knowledge (FaceBook page)
October 9  Amy Theis - National 4-H Week
October 10 Jim Borkowski - Cornstalk Jamboree

October 13 Todd & Andrea Ellingson - City of Joy, Rwanda
October 14 Pat Kelly - Crookston Public Works Director
October 15 Agassiz Environmental Learning Center Haunted Trails
October 16 Polk County Commissioner Craig Buness
October 17 Andrew Svec - Meet the Candidates Forum & UMC Homecoming

October 20 Garrett Borowicz - Hoops on Halloween
October 21 William Enlow - Candidate for Crookston Ward 4/
October 22 Nancy Shafer, Polk County 911 Supervisor
October 23 Kent Bruun - RiverView Foundation Estate Planning Seminar
October 24 Community Halloween Party

October 27 Katie Haarsager - Enbridge Pipeline
October 28 Dale Stainbrook,Crookston Mayoral Candidate/
October 29 Crookston Police Chief Paul Biermaier
October 30 Dana Johnson, incumbent for Crookston Ward 2/ Bob Quanrud Candidate for Crookston Alderman-at-Large
October 31 Gary Wilhite, Crookston Mayoral Candidate/Steve Erickson, Candidate for Crookston Ward 2

November 3 Jerry Persson, Crookston Mayoral Candidate/Travis Oliver Candidate for Crookston Alderman-at-Large
November 4
November 5 RiverView Health, "A Matter of Balance"
November 6 Kristin Knott - Altru Health Physical Therapy Fall Prevention

November 7 Dan Weisse, UMC Head Men's Basketball Coach (Basketball Clinic)

November 13 Kent Bruun - RiverView Foundation Philanthropy Day & Community Health Fair


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September 2014

September 1 Happy Labor Day!
September 2 Allan Dragseth - Red River Sugarbeet Museum Harvest Festival Sept. 7
September 3 Carma Hanson-Altru SafeKids
September 4 St. Joseph's Wild West Hoe Down Fertile - Renee Rongen
September 5 Gary Lindsey-RiverView Recovery Center-National Recovery Month

September 8 Michelle Christopherson - IDEA Competition
September 9 Chris Trostad - Principal at Highland School in Crookston
September 10 Mary Jo Halos and Francine Olson - ECFE (Early Childhood Family Education)   
September 11 Sandy Kegler - King of Trails Marketplace
September 12 Lorna Hollowell - UMC Diversity Programming

September 15 Linda Nephew - RiverView Health Adult Day Services Director
September 16 Brenda Mack  - Northwestern Mental Health Community Conversations
September 17 Minn-Dak Power/Lignite Council - EPA restrictions
September 18 Greg Williams - Producer of the Anonymous People that will be shown at UMC
September 19 Altru Health Safe Kids - National Child Passenger Safety Week

September 22 Joan Morlan - RiverView Health Pulmonary Rehab-Freedom from Smoking Class
September 23 Chris Bates -  Crookston Schools Superintendent
September 24 Andrews Svec and Ken Mendez - University of Minnesota Crookston
September 25 State Rep. Deb Kiel (District 1B) and House Minority Leader Kurt Dowd
September 26 Eric Bergeson - running for State Representative in 1B  

September 29  Crookston Fire Department Annual Open House - Dan Crane
September 30  Lori Wagner, Ken and Ann Longtin talking Medicare Myths

August 2014

August 1 Don Rasicott-Night To Unite-August 5

August 4 Little Miss Crookston
August 5 Candidate for State Rep. District 1B- Eric Bergeson
August 6
August 7 Crookston Administrator Shannon Stassen
August 8  Jim Kent-Crookston Artist Series

August 11 Polk County Commissioner Craig Buness
August 12 Miss Crookston Candidates
August 13 Carmen Knutson-Ox Cart Days
August 14 Agassiz Environmental Learning Center
August 15 Ox Cart Days

August 18 Miss Crookston 2014
August 19 Gerry Amiot-Chautauqua French-Canadian Metis Festival
August 20 Crookston Schools Superintendent Chris Bates
August 21 Crookston All-School Registration Day Broadcast
August 22 UMC Chancellor-Dr. Fred Wood

August 25 Crookston Parks and Rec Fun Finder
August 26 Monsanto Fund-Americas Farmers Initiative
August 27 Crookston Police Chief Paul Biermeier
August 28 Sister's Sojourn- Mentor, MN Sept. 12 & 13
August 29 ( Tentative ) Recovery Worship- Tasha Schuh Sept. 5 at V.C.F.

July 2014

July 1 Crookston School Board Chairman Frank Fee
July 2 Polk County Fair
July 3 Rydell National Wildlife Refuge
July 4 Happy Fourth of July!

July 7 UMC 24th Annual UMC Teambackers Golf Classic (Jerry Hasbrouck, Jason Tanquist)
July 8 Pat Kelly-Crookston Public Works Director
July 9  Polk County Fair
July 10 Darcy Engen- Sod House Theater Casting Call July 21, 22, 23.
July 11 Leah Winjum, Sue Murphy- 'Kids at Castle Park'

July 14 Kirby Newhouse-Club Kid Crazy Days Kid's Carnival, July 17
July 15 Steve Videen-Crookston Gun Club/Firearm Safety Training
July 16 Kittson County Fair-Mike Wollin
July 17 Carmen Knutson-Crookston Chamber-Crazy Daze and Ox Cart Days.
July 18 Crookston Police Officer Don Rasicott-Night To Unite-August 5

July 21 Darcy Engen- Sod House Theater Ibse's "Peer Gynt" July 25, 26
July 22 Allyson Leas, Jerry Amiot-Polk County Historical Society
July 23 Marshall County Fair
July 24 Rick Niemela- Crookston Schools Building  & Grounds Supervisor
July 25 Pat Kelly- Crookston Public Works Director

July 28 Kathryn Draeger-'If You Build It' -July 30 Rural Design Conference
July 29 Crookston Schools Superintendent Chris Bates
July 30 Crookston Police Chief Paul Biermeier
July 31 Minnesota State Trooper Jesse Grabow-DPS-PIO

June 2014

June 2 Crookston Administrator Shannon Stassen
June 3 Majority Leader Erin Murphy
June 4 Carmen Knutson-Crookston Chamber
June 5  Kent Bruun-Riverview Foundation, “FREE” prostate screening June 10
June 6  Erskine Water Carnival, Climax Small Town Saturday

June 9 Jo Bittner-Polk County DAC 50th Anniversary
June 10 Crookston Schools Superintendent Chris Bates
June 11 Pat Kelly-Crookston Public Works 
June 12 (Pre-empted-RLC State Baseball Tournament)
June 13 (Pre-empted-RLC State Baseball Tournament)

June 16 Brenda Langved-West Polk County Relay for Life-June 20
June 17 State Trooper Jesse Grabow-DPS-PIO
June 18 Wayne Melbye- Crookston All-School Reunion
June 19 Amy Theis-Fisher Landing Day
June 20 Little Miss Crookston/Junior Miss Crookston Pageant Aug. 10

June 23 Crookston Schools Superintendent Chris Bates
June 24 Wayne Melbye- Crookston All-School Reunion
June 25 Police Chief Paul Biermeier, Sheriff Barb Erdman, Lt. Brad Norlund- TDZ-July 4th 
June 26 Trinity Lutheran Pastor Greg Isaacson- 75th Anniversary 
June 27 Jim Borkowski-Crookston Farmers Market

June 30  Carma Hanson-Altru SafeKids

May 2014

May 5 Ken Mendez-Fiesta-Cinco de Mayo at UMC tonight!
May 6 Minnesota News Network's Bill Werner
May 7 Zippel Bay's Nick Painovich-Lake of the Woods Fishing Opener
May 8 RiverView CEO Carrie Michalski - National Hospital Week
May 9 Crookston Administrator Shannon Stassen, CHEDA Director Craig Hoiseth

May 12  Ann Longtin and Shirley Iverson Splash Park fund-raising- May 13, May 17
May 13  Paul Biermeier, Tim Motherway- National Child Safety Council
May 14  State Rep. Deb Kiel
May 15 State Highway Patrol Information Officer Jesse Grabow
May 16 High School Principal Eric Bubna

May 19 Dan Erdman-Crookston Triathalon
May 20 Steve Videen- Firearm Saftety Training Classes
May 21 Crookston Administrator Shannon Stassen 
May 22 Denise Oliver-Summer Camp K-12
May 23 Gary Wilhite-Castle Park RV Park Opposition

May 26 Have a Safe Memorial Day
May 27 Tammy Conn- Walk Polk County
May 28  Police Chief Paul Biermeier
May 29 Crookston Administrator Shannon Stassen-(PPD Due to Section 8A Baseball)
May 30 State Representative Deb Kiel

April 2014

April 1 Rep. Ryan Winkler (DFL-Golden Valley)
April 2 Polk County Administrator Chuck Whiting
April 3 Tasha Reierson-UMC Asst A.D.- Pancakes and Ponies
April 4 Crookston Schools Superintendent Chris Bates

April 7 Denice Oliver-Kindergarten Roundup
April 8 Kirsten Fagerlund, Marley Melbye, Sarah Reese-PCPH National Public Health Week
April 9 Carter Koontz-Altru Clinic Running Evaluation
April 10  Andrea Reynolds, RiverView speech therapist-Autism Awareness Event April 12
April 11 Beth Carlson-CHS 'Man of LaMancha' April 11,12,13

April 14  Early Childhood Summit
April 15  Joel Haskerd-Biomass Trends in NW Minesota
April 16  Kari Moe, April Grunhovd- RiverView 5k on May 3rd
April 17 Margee Keller-CHS Arts, Academics and Athletics Awards
April 18 Al Chesley-Polk County TRIAD Taste of Italy Supper- April 19

April 21  State Rep. Deb Kiel
April 22  Julia Rinn and Ashleigh Erdmann- Bone Marrow Donor Registry Drive on April 29
April 23  Carma Hanson-Altru SafeKids safety seat inspection on April 24 at Brost Chevrolet
April 24  Polk County Commissioner Craig Buness
April 25  Sarah Reese United Way Spring Fling-April 29th

April 28  DNR Wildlife Supervisor Ross Heier
April 29  Former State Representative Bernie Lieder- Honor Flight  (**Listen**)
April 30  Police Chief Paul Biermaier 
May 1    City Administrator Shannon Stassen-Castle Park RV Park/Street Construction Projects
May 2    Castle Park Alliance

March 2014

March 3  Tracy Volker-North Country Food Bank-Minnesota Food Share
March 4  MN Senator Leroy Stumpf
March 5  Lorna Hollowell-UMC
March 6  Jo Gast, Janet Denison- Recovery Worship Friday, March 7th at 7:00 p.m.March 26
March 7  Carmen Knutson-Executive Director-Chamber/RMA/CVB/United Way

March 10 Polk County Commissioner Craig Buness
March 11 State Rep. Deb Kiel
March 12 Andy Albertsen-UMC Student and Creator of the Crookston Kestrel Watch
March 13 Scott Janssen, "The Mushin' Mortician"
March 14 Phyllis Hagen-Senior Day at the Crookston Sports Center- Tuesday, March 18

March 17 Carma Hanson-Altru SafeKids- National Poison Prevention Week
March 18 MN House Majority Leader Erin Murphy
March 19 Emily Luckow-Our Savior's Lutheran School
March 20 John Erickson-Scouting For Food, March 22
March 21 Carmen Knutson- Dale Carnegie Training-March 26

March 24 Greg LeBlanc, Bob Moffit- Ethanol Promotional Event
March 25 Rabbi Moshe Weiss, and Rachel Lundbohm, Director of CRES-UMC
March 26 Francine Olson- Month of the Young Child
March 27 State Rep. Deb Kiel
March 28 Police Chief Paul Biermaier  

March 31 State Patrol Information Officer Jesse Grabow.  

February 2014

February 3 Chris Bates-Superintendent of Crookston Schools-Make-up Days
February 4 Bobby Baird- Ice Buster Daze
February 5 Wayne Melbye-Crookston All School Reunion
February 6 Mitch Bakken-Marketing/Communication Specialist-TVOC-MNSure Info sessions
February 7 State Patrol Officer Jesse Grabow

February 10 Ice Buster Daze winners and a recap
February 11 Kent Bruun Riverview Health Giving Hearts Day
February 12 MN House Speaker Rep. Paul Thissen
February 13 Pirates Coaches Vs. Cancer
February 14 UMC Baseball Coach Chris Vito 

February 17 Kent Bruun-RiverView Foundation update on Giving Hearts Day
February 18 State Rep. Deb Kiel
February 19 Lorna Hollowell-Black History Month "Night of Expression"-Monday, Feb. 24.
February 20 Marley Hanson- Polk County Public Health-"Sticker Shock Campaign"
February 21 Crookston Police Chief Paul Biermaier

February 24 MNN Capitol Correspondent Bill Werner- A legislative preview
February 25 Rae French-UMC International Dinner Series
February 26 Mike Boucher-4th Annual Todd Radi Snowmobile Run
February 27 Zippel Bay L.O.W. Fish Report
February 28 Shannon Stassen-Crookston Administrator

January 2014

Jan. 1 Happy New Year! 2013 MNN Year in Review
Jan. 2 Crookston Parks and Rec Program Coordinator Scott Butt
Jan. 3 State Rep. Deb Kiel

January 6 Denice Oliver Early Childhood Screening Jan 14-18
January 7 Brandon and Jackie (Reitmeier) Otway (interview with MaryAnn Simmons)
January 8 Dale Knoteck- Cross Country Ski Trails
January 9 Crookston Schools Superintendent Chris Bates
January 10 Jan Aamoth-Community Education

January 13 Curt Hamre-Director of Riverview Recovery Center
January 14 American Legion District 9 Mid-Winter Conference.
January 15 Jason Kremer-Chamber annual dinner at Crookston Eagles 1/15/14
January 16 Principal J.J. Vold-Crookston High School 
January 17 Lorna Holowell- MLK-Author Taylor Branch at UMC-Kiehle Auditorium 1/20 7pm 

January 20 Dan Erdman- 2nd Annual Crookston Triathlon-June 6-7
January 21 Andrew Svec-University Relations-UMC
January 22 Pat Kelly-Snow Removal/ Snow Emergency
January 23 Jeff Perreault- Pirate Girls Hockey Kick Cancer's Butt Game tonight
January 24 Chuck Whiting- Polk County Administrator

January 27 Suzie Kaisor-Ice Buster Daze
January 28 Bill Tyrell-UMC Office of Development & Alumni Relations
January 29 Tammy Conn- Polk County Public Health-February Fitness Fever
January 30 Shannon Stassen-Crookston City Administrator
January 31 DNR-Wildlife Management

December 2013

December 2 Ken Longtin Agency
December 3 SFC Robert Hernandez Wellness Fair for Military Families Dec. 7
December 4 Chamber of Commerce-Crookston Winter Wonderland Dec. 6 & 7
December 5 Pastors Jo Gast and Michelle Miller-Blue Christmas Service 12/11
December 6 Rae French- Christmas Around The World

December 9 Michael Angelo Caruso-UMC
December 10 Chuck Larson-Trinity Christmas Food Baskets 12/19,20,21
December 11 Sarah Reese- Caroling for Warmth
December 12 George French-'Church Basement Ladies' UMC Theatre-12/13,14,15
December 13 Jess Steinbrenner-Alzheimer’s Association Minnesota-North Dakota

December 16 Sarah Reese- Gala for Girls
December 17 Mike Boucher- Driftbusters Membership Supper/Snowmobile Safety Training
December 18 Kiwanis Fruit Basket Sale
December 19 State Trooper Jesse Grabow
December 20 Lake of the Woods Ice Fishing Report

December 23 Santa!
December 24 Christmas Music
December 25 Merry Christmas
December 26 Brian Ringdahl-Ice Buster Days
December 27 Crookston Community Coordinator Mike MacDonald

December 30 Crookston School Board Chairman Frank Fee
December 31 Crookston Mayor Dave Genereux, Craig Buness-Polk County Commissioner

November 2013

November 1 Ken Longtin - Affordable Care Act Information

November 4 Crookston Schools Superintendent Chris Bates
November 5 Crookston Chamber CEO Shannon Stassen
November 6 Referendum Review-Chris Bates, Frank Fee
November 7 Dr. Fred Wood-UMC Chancellor 
November 8 DNR-Firearms Deer Hunting Opener

November 11 Veterans Day (1988 Speech by Pres. Ronald Reagan)
November 12 Polk County Board Chairman Craig Buness
November 13 Kent Bruun-RiverView Foundation 10th Annual Philanthropy Day/Health Fair
November 14 New Crookston City Administrator Shannon Stassen
November 15 RiverView Health Foundation Philanthropy Day Broadcasts

November 18 Clearway Minnesota- Great American Smoke Out 11/21/2013
November 19 Andrew Svec, Lorna Hollowell, "Belief, Native American poetry and Music 11/20
November 20 Lori Wagner- Villa St. Vincent Foundation
November 21 State Patrol Information Officer Jesse Grabow
November 22 MNN Special Program on the 50th anniversary of the Assassination of JFK

November 25 Belinda Fjeld- CHS Classic Noel 12/8/2013
November 26 Scott Riopelle-Crookston Sports Center
November 27 Dana Johnson-CHEDA
November 28 HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
November 29 Rydell National Wildlife Refuge

October 2013

October 1  Crookston Fire Department Open House- October 5
October 2  Jan Aamoth-Crookston Community Education Classes
October 3  Jason Kremer-Crookston Chamber/United Way
October 4  State Rep. Deb Kiel

October 7  Ken Longtin- MNsure and Healthcare Reform Update
October 8  Jason Uhlir-Minnkota Power Cooperative-Safe Harvesting around power lines
October 9  Joan Morlan-Riverview Health's Freedom From Smoking program
October 10 Crookston Police Chief Paul Biermaier
October 11 Jeanne Cooney, author, 'Hot Dish Heaven: A Murder Mystery with Recipes'

October 14 Kristina Gray- Polk County Historical Society board member
October 15 DNR-Deer Hunting
October 16  Crookston Schools Superintendent Chris Bates
October 17  Rachel Lundbohm and Kayla Bellrichard AnyTime Fitness CEO Chuck Runyon
October 18 Rydell Refuge - Youth Hunt

October 21 Don Cavalier- UMC graduate placement
October 22 Lori Caylor, Crystal Maruska- RiverView’s Rehab Services sleep study tests.
October 23 Crookston Community Theatre-'Blue Yonder' Oct. 27,28,29,30
October 24 State Senator Leroy Stumpf
October 25 Darin Selzler-Crookston Community Halloween Party

October 28 Kevin Cooper-IDEA Competition
October 29 Polk County Historical Society 80th Anniversary-November 7
October 30 Tim Dufault-Crookston School Board
October 31 Carrie Berquist, Dr. Makarem - Altru Monthly Community Wellness Connection


September 2013
September 3 Ken Longtin  - Affordable Care Act Information
September 4 Fertile's St. Joseph's Wild West Hoe Down- Sept. 7
September 5  Al Dragseth- RRV Sugarbeet Museum Harvest Festival-Sept.8
September 6 Bonnie Stewart- Sister's Sojourn

September 9 Crookston Lions 75th Anniversary
September 10 Brooke Leininger- UMC Equestrian  Bits 'n BBQ- Sept 13
September 11 Mary Jo Halos-ECFE fall classes
September 12 4-H Recruiting Kick-off-Sept 15
September 13 Craig Buness-Chair-Polk County Commissioners

September 16 State Rep. Deb Kiel
September 17  UMC-World Flutist and Cultural Story Teller, Gary Stroutsos, Sept 18 7PM
September 18  Todd Ellingson- President and Founder of City of Joy, Rwanda 
September 19  Carol Gregg - Homelessness Exhibit
September 20  Rep. Alice Hausman- Minnesota Chair of the Capital Investment Committee

September 23 Tracy Volker- North Country Food Bank-Hunger Action Month
September 24 RiverView Health Chemical Dependency-National Recovery Month
September 25 Crookston City Interim Administrator Pat Kelly
September 26 Andrea Reynolds, RiverView Health Speech Pathologist- Free workshop
September 27 UMC Homeless Tent Exhibit

September 30 Shauna Reitmeier Community Conversations on Mental Health-

 

August 2013
August 5  Ken Longtin - Affordable Care Act Information
August 6  Little Miss Crookston Contestants
August 7  Mike McDonald - City of Crookston Flood Control Manager
August 8  Shannon Stassen & Jason Kremer - Crookston Chamber (Ox Cart Days)
August 9  Jerry Amiot - Chautauqua Festival

August 12 Sherry Alterpeter and Rita Trandem - Lyme Disease
August 13 Miss Crookston Contestants
August 14 Ox Cart Days
August 15 Crookston All School Registration Day Today!
August 16 Paul Bittner- World Hockey Championship Participant

August 19  Miss Crookston 2013/Oxcart Recap
August 20  Jerry Amiot -  Chautauqua Festival
August 21  Angel Hoeffner- Crookston Finance Director
August 22  Natasha Reierson,UMC - 3rd Annual Mary Tyrrell Health Walk for Scholarships
August 23  Kathy Buggy-Campaign to Fix The Debt

August 26  Crookston Schools Superintendent Chris Bates
August 27  Carma Hansen- Altru SafeKids, Back to school Safety
August 28  Shirley Seddon Iverson-Splash Park fundraiser update
August 29  Rick Niemela -Crookston Schools Transportation Director
August 30  UMC Chancellor, Doctor Fred Wood

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