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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

August 2014

August 1 Don Rasicott-Night To Unite-August 5

August 4 Little Miss Crookston
August 5
August 6
August 7
August 8

August 11
August 12 Miss Crookston Candidates
August 13
August 14
August 15 Ox Cart Days

August 18 Miss Crookston 2014
August 19
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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 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

July 2013

July 1 Ken Longtin-Affordable Care Act Information
July 2 Pat Kelly- Crookston Public Works Director
July 3 US Congressman Tim Penny- Sequester Insight
July 5 US Congressman Collin Peterson- Farm Bill

July 8 Jim Borkowski- Crookston Farmers' Market
July 9 Crookston Schools Superintendent Chris Bates- Community Forum Tonight
July 10 Dan Skanson/Dan Grunhovd- Polk County Fair!
July 11 Polk County Commissioner Craig Buness
July 12 Paul Bittner  (Selected to play for USA U-18 hockey team in a Europe Tournament next month)

July 15 Bob Iverson & Jim Kent-Crookston Civic Music League's Entertainment Series
July 16 Scott Butt - Crookston Parks and Recreation  (Take a Kid Fishing)
July 17 Carma Hanson - Altru Health  - Splash into Safety at Crookston Pool
July 18  Don Rasicot-National Night Out
July 19  David Genereux -  Crookston Mayor

July 22 Tim Motherway -  Crookston Police Chief (who is retiring)
July 23  UMC Horse Stable Intern discussions- Fly Control
July 24  Bill Tyrrell - UMC Athletic Fund Raising Project
July 25  Shannon Stassen - Executive Director-Crookston Chamber of Commerce
July 26  Darin Selzler and Nate Rasch - Crookston Gun Club offering Permit to Carry Class

July 29  Chris Bruggeman - RiverView Health VP/Chief Operating Officer
July 30  Chris Bates - Crookston Superintendent of Schools
July 31  Jason Vold -  Crookston High School Principal
August 1  Rich Sanders - Polk County Highway Engineer (County Highways & Roads)
August 2  Don Raisicot - Night to Unite


June 2013

June 3 Ken Longtin
June 4 Lori Wagner- Villa Bling Sale, and misc.
June 5 Kent Bruun/Kurt Heldstab- Free prostate screening at RiverView North Clinic- June 11.
June 6 MN House Speaker Rep. Paul Thissen
June 7 West Polk County Relay for Life

June 10 Lori Wagner- 2nd Annual Health and Wellness Day
June 11 Jason Kremer- Crookston Chamber of Commerce
June 12 Lee Leach- Minakwa Country Club
June 13 Tony Chladek-Crookston City Administrator
June 14 State Rep. Deb Kiel

June 17 Melanie Lessard-Little Miss Crookston Pageant
June 18 Amy Theis, Kelly Bakken- Fisher's Landing Day- June 22
June 19 UMC Horse Stable Intern discussions- Fly Control
June 20 Chuck Whiting-Polk County Administrator
June 21 UMC Student President Alexmai Addo- UofM tuition freeze

June 24 Dan Wolpert- Community Conversations on Health
June 25 Tammy Kraft- Castle Park Programs
June 26 Frank Fee-Crookston School Board Chair
June 27 Leah Larson- Red Lake County Fair
June 28 Altru SafeKids

May 2013

May 1 State Rep. Deb Kiel
May 2 State Senator Leroy Stumpf
May 3 Todd Jacobson- Crookston Inn

May 6 Ken Longtin Agency
May 7 Jamie Cassavant, Margee Keller- American Gold Star Mothers
May 8 State Rep. Deb Kiel
May 9 Scott Hanson-Comedian-Eagles Club Saturday at 8:30 PM
May 10 Suzie Kaiser- Ceason's Bait and Tackle- Fishing Opener

May 13 Lyndon Carlson-Chair of MN House Ways and Means Committee
May 14 Craig Hoiseth-Crookston Housing and Economic Development Authority
May 15 Polk County Commissioner Craig Buness
May 16 Loren Johnson- Crookston Veterans Council Memorial Day Schedule
May 17 Tony Chladek-City Administrator-Crookston Free Lot Program

May 20  State Rep. Deb Kiel
May 21  Chris Boike- Lake Agassiz Regional Library
May 22  State Rep Mark Marquart
May 23  Erica L. Hamre- Director Retired and Senior Volunteer Program
May 24  Denise Gudvangen- Northwest Mental Health Center-50 years/Living Mentally Well.

May 27 Memorial Day Ceremony from Oakdale Cemetery
May 28 John Bridgeford-Crookston Home Show
May 29 Lance Norman- Riverview Health
May 30 Tammy Conn- Polk County Public Health-'Walk Polk County'
May 31 Erskine Water Carnival

April 2013

April 1    Francine Olson- Month of the Young Child
April 2    UMC Chancellor Dr. Fred Woods
April 3    Terri Hughes-Advocate for the homeless-'Lost Angels: Skid Row is My Home' 
April 4    UMC Equine and Animal Science Management Update
April 5    Washington School-Kindergarten Roundup

April 8    Tim Froeber-Crookston Emergency Manager-Flood Preperation
April 9    UMC Equine and Animal Science Management Update
April 10  Kari Moe, Dan Erdman-RiverView 5k Run / Walk April 27th
April 11  Fireman's Fun Night, April 13
April 12  Andrea Reynolds- Autism Awareness

April 15 CHS Music Students- Report from Disney World, FL
April 16 CHS Music Students- Report from Disney World, FL
April 17  Elizabeth Tollefson, Andrew Svec- Inauguration of UMC Chancellor Dr. Fred Wood-4/19
April 18  MN House Speaker Rep. Paul Thissen
April 19  UMC Equine and Animal Science Management Update

April 22  2nd Annual Community Registration Day-4/24
April 23  Steve Robinson-US Geological Survey- Flooding Potential
April 24  State Rep. Deb Kiel
April 25  State Rep Mark Marquart
April 26  Bill Tyrell- UMC Teambackers Fun Night-Tonight

April 29 Nancy Shafer-Polk County Emergency Manager
April 30 Carrie Michalski- New CEO of RiverView Health

March 2013
March 1  (Pre-empted by State Wrestling Report)

March 4  Rae French- UMC International Dinner Series.
March 5  Frank Fee- Crookston School Board Chairman
March 6  State Rep. Deb Kiel
March 7  UMC Equine and Animal Science Management Update
March 8  Craig Buness-Polk County Chairman

March 11  UMC Equine and Animal Science Management Update
March 12  Natasha Reierson- UMC Asst. Athletic Administrator
March 13 State Senator Leroy Stumpf
March 14 Pat Kelly-Crookston Public Works
March 15 Jesse Grabow-Highway Patrol Information Officer

March 18  Bill Werner-Minnesota News Network Capitol Correspondent
March 19  Sheriff Barb Erdmann-CodeRED alert system 
March 20  John Erickson- Boy Scouts annual "Scouting for Food" food drive
March 21  Ted Hasz, Scott Butt- Parks and Recreation Baseball Program
March 22  Chris Bates- Crookston Schools Superintendent 

March 25  Juanita Lopez- North Country Food Shelf, Empty Bowls Event
March 26  Kirsten Fagerlund-National Public Health Week
March 27  State Rep. Deb Kiel
March 28  UMC Equine and Animal Science Management Update
March 29  Clearway Minnesota- April Quit Smoking Promotion

February 2013

February 1 Erica L. Hamre Ashley Johnson- Villa Wellness Center and  New Zumba classes

February 4 Mike Boucher, Bobby Baird- Ice Buster Daze on February 9
February 5 State Rep. Deb Kiel
February 6 Jesse Grabow-Highway Patrol Information Officer
February 7 Rae French-Chinese Dance Theater coming to UMC on Feb. 9.                
February 8  Tony Taylor- Clean Water for Everyone Dinner on Feb. 12
                                         - Passion Art Auction Enactus will host on Feb. 16.

February 11 Penny Chmielewski- CCT's 'Almost Maine' performances 2/14,2/15,2/16
February 12 Dana Johnson-Victim Assistant Specialist
February 13 Kent Bruun-RiverView Health Foundation, Director-Giving Hearts Day
February 14 Shirley Seddon Iverson, Ann Longtin-Crookston Splash Park Fundrasier-2/18
February 15 Zippel Bay Resort-Lake of the Woods Ice Fishing

February 18 State Rep. Deb Kiel
February 19 Marcia Haglund-Girl Scout Cookies
February 20 Craig Hoiseth- CHEDA
February 21 Rydell National Wildlife Refuge
February 22 Nancy Shafer-Polk County Emergency Manager

February 25 Carma Hanson- Altru SafeKids
February 26 State Senator Leroy Stumpf
February 27 Tracy Volker-North Country Food Bank, March Fundraising Campaign
February 28 Tony Chladek-City Administrator

January 2013

January 2 Zippel Bay Ice Fishing Report
January 3 Jason Kremer-Chamber Communication Specialist and Event Coordinator
January 4 U.S. Congressman Collin Peterson

January 7 Mike Boucher, Ice Buster Daze
January 8 Ross Hier, DNR Area Wildlife Manager
January 9 State Representative-Dist. 1B Deb Kiel 
January 10 Kirsten Fagerlund-S.H.I.P. Community Forum
January 11 Tom Helgeson

January 14 Shauna Reitmeier, Michal Jorgens-Northwestern Apartments
January 15 Donovan Larson-Sunshine Hospitality House Project
January 16 Polk County Board Chairman Craig Buness (tentative)
January 17 Retiring Highland School Teacher, Larry Anderson
January 18 Kirsten Fagerlund-S.H.I.P. Community Forum

January 21 Great Speeches "I Have A Dream" MLK, Jr.
January 22 Shannon Stassen-United Way
January 23 Megan Scott-Tai Chi classes at Riverview
January 24 UMC AgArama
January 25 Dr. Jack Geller-UMC Bachelor Degree in Education

January 28 Crookston High School Principal Lon Jorgenson
January 29 Natasha Reierson -UMC Special Olympics Fundraiser
January 30 Tammy Conn, Polk County Public Health/WIC-February Fitness Fever
January 31 Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc., Valley Housekeeping


December 2012
December 3 Crookston Motors Car Talk
December 4 Shannon Stassen-Chamber of Commerce/RMA
December 5 June Berg-PCPH, Flu Vaccination Update
December 6 Jeff Perreault-Crookston Hockey Summit-Dec.19
December 7 Andrew Svec-UMC Santa Land-Dec. 8

December 10 Crookston Motors Car Talk
December 11 Chuck Whiting, Jack Schmallenberg
December 12 Chuck Holmquist-Christma Food Baskets
December 13 Pat Kelly-City Engineer
December 14 Zippel Bay Ice Fishing Report

December 17 Crookston Motors Car Talk
December 18 Jo Gast, Rae French-Stable Communion Dec 22
December 19 Jeff Durbin-Polk County Environmental Services
December 20 Mike Boucher- Snowmobile Safety Training
December 21 Brenda Crane-Early Childhood Screening

December 24 Santa Claus!
December 25 Merry Christmas
December 26 Crookston Administrator Tony Chladek
December 27 State Representative-Dist. 1B Deb Kiel 
December 28 Crookston Motors Car Talk

December 31 Crookston Motors Car Talk

November 2012

November 1 DNR-Deer Hunting Firearms Opener
November 2 School Board candidates, William Enlow, Bob Altringer, Dave Davidson

November 5 School Board candidates, Frank Fee, Robin Brekken
November 6 Election Overview
November 7 Rae French-International Education Week Nov. 12-16 at UMC
November 8 Kent Bruun-Riverview Foundation-Estate Planning Seminars
November 9 Chamber’s Community Celebration & Auction

November 12 Crookston Motors Car Talk
November 13 Erica Hamre-Villa and RSVP Bone Builders
November 14 Kent Bruun-Riverview Foundation-Philanthropy Day and Health Fair
November 15 Philanthropy Day
November 16 Crookston Motors Car Talk

November 19 Crookston Motors Car Talk
November 20 Northwest Minnesota Foundation Idea Competition
November 21 Butterball Turkey Hotline
November 23 MN Highway Patrol-Jesse Grabow

November 26 Crookston Motors Car Talk
November 27 Lori Wagner Wills & Trusts
November 28 County Commissioner Craig Buness
November 29 United Blood Services
November 30 CHS Classic Noel-December 9th

October 2012
October 1 Crookston Motors Car Talk - Call-in show
October 2  Smoke Free Minnesota
October 3 MNICS-NW MN Fires
October 4 Amanda Lien-Crookston In Motion
October 5 Jim Borkowski-Cornstalk Jamboree, Oct. 13

October 8 Crookston Motors Car Talk - Call-in show
October 9 Marcia Hagland-Girl Scouts Fall Product Sale
October 10 Tamii Byklum - "Tori's Team" Arthritis Walk
October 11 Candidate for Representative Marc DeMers 
October 12 Rep. Deb Kiel 

October 15 Crookston Motors Car Talk - Call-in show
October 16 Steve Nordhagen-Candidate for State Senate-District 1
October 17 Shannon Stassen-Crookston Chamber of Commerce/RMA
October 18 Minnesota State Senator Leroy Stumpf
October 19 Lt. Brad Norlund, State Patrol

October 22 Crookston Motors Car Talk - Call-in show
October 23 State Auditor Rebecca Otto-Obama for President
October 24 Carma Hanson, Altru Safe Kids
October 25 Robert Gustafson-Manufacturers Week
October 26 Darin Selzler-Community Halloween Party 10/28

October 29 Crookston Motors Car Talk - Call-in show
October 30 State Dist. 1B Rep. Deb Kiel 
October 31 Candidate for Representative Marc DeMers

September 2012

September 3 Labor Day
September 4 Crookston Motors Car Talk - Call in show
September 5 Father Joe Richards Fertile Hoedown/Jo Johnson, Susan Dufault-Russel Rocks 
                      Foundation's 3rd Annual Awareness Events
September 6 Lori Wagner-Villa 1st annual Glow Ball Golf Tournament on Sept 8 at Minakwa
September 7 Francine Olson, Mary Jo Halos- ECFE new class schedule

September 10 Crookston Motors Car Talk - Call-in show
September 11 Cindy Hulst, Judie Kanten, RN-National Assisted Living Week September 9 – 15
September 12 Andy Oman and Don Rasicot-My Drive Distracted Driving Course
September 13 Bonnie Stewart, Jo McFarlin-Sister's Sojourn Fri Sat , Mentor 
September 14 Teegan Leehan Fundraiser

September 17 Crookston Motors Car Talk - Call-in show
September 18 Marcia Hagland- Tri-Valley Heartland Express
September 19 Carma Hanson, Altru Safe Kids
September 20 Belinda Fjeld, Judie Kanten-CHS Variety Show
September 21 DNR/Restoration of the Red Lake River

September 24 Crookston Motors Car Talk - Call-in show
September 25 Erica L. Hamre-Villa St. Vincent Wellness Center Grand Opening Open House
September 26 Natasha Kuhle-UMC
September 27 "Our Vote, Our Future"-Photo ID Ballot Question addressed 
(We will be addressing the opposing view on Voter Photo ID soon on Valley Talk)
September 28 Brenda Crane-Crookston Community Education

August 2012

August 1 Chris Bates- Crookston School District Superintendent
August 2 Don Rasicot-National Night Out
August 3 Crookston Ox Cart Days Update-Amanda Lien

August 6 Crookston Motors Car Talk - Call in show.
August 7 Ken's Airboat Ride-Coming to Ox Cart Days!
August 8 CCT Dinner Theatre-'The Love Boat'
August 9
Craig Buness-County Commissioner, District 1
August 10 Little / Jr. Miss Crookston August 14 

August 13 Crookston Motors Car Talk - Call in show.
August 14 Miss Crookston Candidates
August 15 Alvern Wentzel, Liz Tompson-Crookston Civic Music League Entertainment Series
August 16 Crookston All School Registration Day
August 17 OX CART DAYS!!

August 20 Crookston Motors Car Talk - Call in show/2012 Miss Crookston
August 21 Miss Crookston 2012, Bill Tyrell, Marv Bachmeier-UMC Teambackers
August 22 Crookston City Administrator Tony Chladek
August 23 Chautauqua Festival, Aug 24,25,26
August 24 Kirsten Fagerlund-Castle Park Natural Play Space Grand Opening Celebration 

August 27 Crookston Motors Car Talk - Call-in show
August 28 MN DNR-Hunting Seasons
August 29 Chris Bates-Crookston Schools Superintendent 
August 30 Sandy Kegler-King of Trails Market Place and Rummage Sales Sept. 8
August 31 Shelly Staebler- Horsemens' Labor Day Cancer Benefit and Ride.


July 2012

July 2 Ross Matlack, Riverview CEO/President
July 3 Ann Reidlinger-Crookston School Nutritionist
July 4 Happy Fourth!
July 5 UMC Chancellor Wood
July 6 Amanda Lien-Crookston Ox Cart Days (August 15-18)

July 09 Crookston Motors Car Talk Call In Show!
July 10 Crookston Schools Interim Superintendent Ralph Christopherson
July 11 Mike Moore-Polk County Fair
July 12 State
Trooper/Information Officer Jesse Grabow
July 13 Kittson County Fair

July 16 Crookston Motors Car Talk Call In Show!
July 17 Crookston Farmers' Market, Jim Borkowski
July 18 Crookston Schools Interim Superintendent Ralph Christopherson
July 19 Don Rasicot-National Night Out
July 20 Crookston Ox Cart Days Update-Amanda Lien

July 23  Crookston Motors Car Talk - Call in show
July 24  Crookston City Administrator Tony Chladek
July 25  MN House
Minority Leader, Rep. Paul Thissen
July 26  USDA Rural Development State Director, Colleen Landkamer.
July 27  (pre-empted-American Legion Baseball)

July 30 Crookston Motors Car Talk - Call in show
July 31 Steve VanDyke-Lignite Energy Council


June 2012

June 1 Bill Erickson, Tom Jorgens-Crookston Area Community Fund Grant Applications

June 4 Shannon Stassen-Crookston Chamber of Commerce
June 5 Brenda Langved,Mike Olson,Carolyn Baglien-West Polk Co. Relay For Life  June 15-16
June 6 Denice Oliver-Community Ed Summer Camp and Summer Fun Programs
June 7 Rydell National Wildlife Refuge Summer DRAW Program June 10
June 8 State
Trooper/Information Officer Jesse Grabow

June 11 Lori Wagner, Janet Swenson-Villa St. Vincent-Willsand Trusts Pt. II/Massage Therapy 
June 12 Jeanine Windels, Sandy Knudsvig-Trinity Rhubarb Festival and Rhubarb Cookbook-6/14th
June 13 Virginia Pantzer Hospice of the Red River Valley-New grief support group in Crookston
June 14 UMC Chancellor Dr. Charles Casey and Barb Meusing
June 15 Don Cavalier-Rotary Club

June 18 Kelly Jurgens-Fisher's Landing Day-June 23
June 19 Shannon Stassen, Jim Borkowski-Farmers Market-June 22nd
June 20 Tony Barrette-MN Gambling Control Board
June 21
June 22 Erica Hamre, Janet Swenson-Wellness Center Grand Opening 

June 25 Janessa Deboer-Achieve More/Junior Achievers Center for Adult Learning
June 26 Bill Tyrell-Director of Athletic Fundraising, UMC
June 27
Tony Chladek-City Administrator
June 28 Frank Fee-Retiring Today!
June 29 Happy Trails, Frank!

May 2012

May 1  Chancellor Dr. Charles Casey-UMC
May 2, Jackie Jeffry, Polk County Social Services-National Foster Care Month
May 3  Kirsten Fagerlund Polk County Public Health- Castle Park Natural Play Space
May 4  Minnesota State Senator Leroy Stumpf

May 7 Amanda Lien, Sandy Kegler-Crookston Chamber of Commerce
May 8 Adam Tongen Benefit-5/11
May 9 Ashley Cameron May is Better Speech and Hearing Month (RiverView will host a Scholastic Book fair May 14-16)
May 10 Trooper/Information Officer Jesse Grabow
May 11 Zippel Bay Resort-Lake of the Woods-Walleye Opening Weekend

May 14 Barb Roth, Sarah Townsend, Tri-Valley Head Start, Early Education end of year picnic
May 15 Holly Anderson-Riverview Health's My New View Women's Health Fest
May 16 Minnesota District 1B Rep. Deb Kiel
May 17 Castle Park Work Day/
May 18 Mike McDonald-Flood Control

May 21 Megan Scott, Jen Steinbrink-Crookston Community Theater-"Sylvia"
May 22 Kent Bruun-RiverView Foundation’s Golf Classic
May 23 Scott Butt Park and Rec Summer Programs/Mark Hoiland-T.H.E. Bus
May 24 Craig Buness-County Commissioner
May 25 Minority Leader, Rep. Paul Thissen

May 28 Memorial Day 
May 29 Tammy Conn- Polk County Public Health-Walk Polk County
May 30 Minnesota State Senator Leroy Stumpf
May 31 Pastor Isaacson, Trinity Lutheran Church-Wade In The Water, June 10

April 2012

April 2 Sarah Reese, National Public Health Week
April 3 Andrea Reynolds-April is Autism Awareness Month Walk for Autism, April 21st
April 4 Shannon Stassen, Beyond the Yellow Ribbon and Chamber
April 5 Polk Co. Commissioner Craig Buness
April 6 Dave St. Peter -President of the Minnesota Twins - Twins Baseball Opening Day!

April 9   Minority Leader, Rep. Paul Thissen
April 10 Carrie Berquist, Nancy Shafer-Director of Emergency Management, Polk County
April 11 Joyce Johnson, Beth Carlson-CHS 'Cinderella' 4/13, 4/14, 4/15
April 12 Tony Chladek-City Administrator
April 13 Crookston Schools Superintendent Wayne Gilman 

April 16 Don Boone-Firefighter's Fun-4/21/12
April 17 Dana Johnson, Polk County Victims Assistance-Sexual Assault Awareness Month
April 18 Chamber of Commerce-Prairie Chicken blinds
April 19 Kari Moe, Megan Scott-RiverView 5k on May 5th
April 20 Tim Motherway Arts, Academics, Athletics Banquet-4/30/12

April 23 SafeKids, Grand Forks/Denice Oliver-Crookston Summer Registration Day-4/25
April 24 Dr. Tricia Langlois, Hospice of the Red River Valley’s Medical Director
April 25 Bill Tyrell-UMC Teambacker Fun Night 4/21/12
April 26 Chris Winjum-Chris Tiedeman Benefit Supper 4/28/12
April 27 Minnesota District 1B Rep. Deb Kiel

April 30 Bev Brekken, Lori Wagner-Villa Foundation-Senior Wellness Day 5/1/12

March 2012

March 1     Minnesota District 1B Rep. Deb Kiel
March 2     Lyndon Carlson, former MN House Finance Chair

March 5    Jan Aamoth-RSVP-Senior Day at Crookston Sports Center March 8
March 6    Megan Scott-Riverview Health-Integrative Medicine Center
March 7    Mark Hoiland-TriValley THE Bus-Free Ride In March
March 8    Dan Dorman-Legislative Super Majority Initiative
March 9    Marcia Haglund Girl Scouts 100 year birthday and Cookie Sales

March 12  Brenda Crane-Community Ed Classes
March 13  NWS Warning Coordination Meteorologist Greg Gust
March 14  Minnesota District 1B Rep. Deb Kiel
March 15  Shannon Stassen-United Way
March 16  Kevin Weber, Crookston Schools Technology Coordinator

March 19 MN Representative Kent Eken
March 20 John Erickson, Mike Becker Cub Scouts Scouting For Food
March 21 Robert Gustafson, Amanda Lien-Crookston In Motion
March 22 Shannon Stassen-Farmer's Share Breakfast Mar. 24
March 23 Red Lake Falls Town and Country Day March 24

March 26  Scott Janssen-The Mushin' Mortician, Iditarod, for the interview, CLICK HERE
March 27  Carma Hanson, Altru Safe Kids
March 28  Kindergarten Roundup, Denice Oliver
March 29  Lori Wagner, Bev Brekken-Villa Foundation $6 Sale April 9 & 10
March 30  Francine Olson-Month of The Young Child

February 2012

February 1   D'Anne Johnson, Chemical Free Polk County Survey Project.
February 2   Tammy Conn-Polk Co. Public Health, February Fitness Fever
February 3   Denice Oliver, Francine Olson, Lori Matlack-ECFE Classes

February 6   State Rep. Paul Marquart (Dilworth)
February 7   Melanie Gilbertson  LSS Senior Meals/Golden Link
February 8   (Open)
February 9   Ice Buster Daze
February 10 Crookston Administrator Tony Chladek

February 13  Kent Bruun, RiverView Foundation- Giving Hearts Day 2/14/12
February 14  Minnesota District 1B Rep. Deb Kiel
February 15  Stephanie Goetz-Suicide/ A Survivors Experiences-Trinity 2/19/12
February 16  Carma Hanson, Altru Safe Kids
February 17  Natasha Kuhle-UMC Special Olympics Fundraiser Night

February 20 Rae French UMC International Dinner Series
February 21 Bernadette Motherway-Triad's "A Taste Of Italy" Feb. 25.
February 22 Minnesota State Senator Leroy Stumpf
February 23 Trooper/Information Officer Jesse Grabow
February 24 Kristie Jacobsen-Jerde, UMC-Black History Month

February 27 Donna Hartel-North Country Food Bank-Fundraiser in March
February 28 DNR Wildlife Specialist Terry Wolfe
February 29 Crookston Building Inspector Matt Johnson

January 2012

January 2 Ashlee Hewitt
January 3 Ed Nelson-Pirate Sports Records (Click on Activities and then Sports Records)
January 4 Sister Eileen, Lake Agassiz Regional Library
January 5 Ben Sullivan, Red River River Keepers, Minnesota GreenCorp
January 6 MN-DNR Stuart Benson

January 9    Sarah Reese-Polk County S.H.I.P. Coordinator-Local Food College
January 10  Mike Boucher-Driftbuster's Snowmobile Club Membership Supper 1/14/11
January 11  Denice Oliver-Early Childhood Screening
January 12  Zippel Bay Resort-Lake of the Woods Ice Fishing
January 13 John Steiner, Polk County Environmental Services-MRF-Single-Stream Recycling

January 16  MLK,Jr. Federal Holiday-'I Have A Dream' Speech
January 17  Ross Matlack-RiverView Healthcare Association’s Annual Meeting 01//30/2012  
January 18  Shannon Stassen-Chamber Update and United Way
January 19  Trooper/Information Officer Jesse Grabow
January 20  Minnesota District 1B Rep. Deb Kiel

January 23 MNN's Bill Werner-Capitol Update.
January 24  Andrew Svec - UMC's 37th Annual Ag Arama
January 25  Wayne Melbye, Amanda Lien-Crookston Stewardship Committee
January 26  Deacon Dan Hannig, Catholic Schools Week/100 year anniversary
January 27  Mara Wittman-NW MN Arts Council

January 30 Natasha Kuhle, Mitch Bakken UMC-Softball Chili Feed Fundraiser
January 31 Craig Hoiseth-C.H.E.D.A / Valley Technology Park

December 2011

December 1  Val Buchmeier-CHS Classic Noel Dinner/Choir and Orchestra Concert-12/11/2011
December 2  Natasha Kuhle-UMC 

December 5 Sarah Reese-Gala for Girls
December 6 Carma Hanson, Altru Safe Kids
December 7 Bev Brekken-Hospice Light Up A Life
December 8 Rep. Deb Kiel, Rep. Greg Davids-Chair of MN Legislature's Taxes Committee
December 9 Jim DuBois-MN Broadcasters Association-Kuwait-Red Bulls National Guard

December 12  Minority Leader, Rep. Paul Thissen
December 13  Retiring Fire Chief Richard Rock
December 14  Wanda Wilkens-Home Delivered Meals
December 15  Chuck Holmquist-Holiday Food Baskets
December 16  Kiwanis Christmas Fruit Baskets

December 19  Chuck Larson-Sunday Church Bus Benefit Dinner-12/21
December 20  Mike Boucher-Snowmobile Safety Training Course
December 21  Santa Claus
December 22  Salvation Army Major Jon Fjelland
December 23  Mark Hoiseth-TriValley Heartland Express

December 26  
December 27  Mayor Dave Genereux
December 28  Polk County Administrator Jack Schmallenberg
December 29  Erica Hamre, Crystal Maruska, Villa St. Vincent-Health, Wellness, and Therapy.
December 30  MNN-Year In Review

November 2011

November 1    Kelly Jurgens-Toys for Troops Comedy Tour, Fisher, MN-11/18
November 2    Bev Brekken Assisted Living/Nursing Home seminar 11/10
November 3    Jill Schisano, Carol Gregg-Got Milk-Agassiz Study Club, Care And Share
November 4    Crookston Public Works, Pat Kelly, Police Chief Tim Motherway-Winter Parking

November 7    Live Call-In-Crookston School Board Members-School Levy Referendum.
November 8    State District 1B Representative Deb Kiel
November 9    Aaron Parrish-Outgoing City Administrator
November 10  Lori Wagner-Villa Foundation's first annual Community Purse Sale 11/14-11/15.
November 11  Rae French-UMC International Week

November 14  Kent Bruun-RiverView Health Philanthropy Day-11/15/2011
November 15  RiverView Foundation Philanthropy Day
November 16  National Weather Service-Winter Weather Terminology
November 17  Great American Smoke Out-Clearway Minnesota
November 18  Shannon Stassen-Crookston Chamber Roaring'20's Casino Night, tonight!

November 21 Marlee and Ericka WheelhouseUND Vs. BSU NCAA Div.I Womens Hockey
November 22 Scott Riopelle-Crookston Sports Center News
November 23 Trooper Jesse Grabow- Traveling Safety
November 24 Happy Thanksgiving!
November 25 Zippel Bay Resort-Lake of the Woods Ice Fishing

November 28  Rob Wagner-Polk County Director of Assessment Services
November 29  County Commissioner Craig Buness
November 30  Lori Wagner-Villa/Summit Foundation- Jewelry Sale, Estate Planning Seminar

October 2011

October 3  Shannon Stassen-Chamber/RMA Corn Stalk Jamboree and Farmers' Market
October 4  Safe Driving during Harvest
October 5 
Carma Hanson, Altru Safe Kids
October 6  Kristi Schlosser Carlson-Minnkota Power Cooperative-EPA Regional Haze Initiative
October 7  Fire Chief Richard Rock-Fire Prevention Week

October 10  Allan Dragseth, Corky Reynolds-"If We Won't, Who Will"- Levy Referendum
October 11  Sister Eileen- Hub Supervisor LARL, Crookston Public Library
October 12  Marley Hanson, Ken Stromberg-Crookston Swimming Pool
October 13  Melanie Gilbertson-LSS Senior Dining/Golden Link Senior Center
October 14  Bill Erickson, Tom Jorgens-Crookston Area Community Fund Grant Applications

October 17  Kristina Gray-Card-Again, Not-For-Sale, Minnesota
October 18  Brenda Crane-Crookston Community Education
October 19 Natasha Kuhle-UMC
October 20 State Representative Dist. 1B-Deb Kiel

October 21  Darin Selzler- 24th Annual Community Halloween Party-10/23/11

October 24 Suzie Kaiser-Ceason's Sports-Hunting Regulations.
October 25 Wayne Gilman-Crookston Schools Superintendent 
October 26 Susan Staver, Tim Motherway, Amber Bailey-Beyond the Yellow Ribbon
October 27 Brian Ingulsrud, American Crystal Sugar Co.-Labor Negotiations
October 28 Suzie Novak-North Country Food Bank

October 31 Kevin Cooper, Michelle Landsverk-IDEA Competition


September 2011

September 1   Kristina Gray-Valley Christian Fellowship, Focus on Human Exploitation
September 2   Sandy Kegler-King of Trails Market Place/City-wide Garage Sale-9/10/11
                        Pioneer Days-Polk County Museum-9/11/11

September 5   Happy Labor Day!
September 6   Gina Carolyn-Crookston Dog Park Ribbon Cutting
September 7   Shannon Stassen-United Way Pirate Football Tailgate
September 8   Allan Dragseth-RRV Sugarbeet Museum Harvest Festival-09/11
September 9   Cindy Hulst, Summit Apt. Nat'l Assisted Living week

September 12 Community Stewardship Process kick off that will be held September 14th
September 13 2nd Annual Community Party to Celebrate Sobriety on 9/22/11
September 14 Shirley Reitmeier-'Shirley's 3rd Annual BRAdway Show'-9/23-11
September 15 MN Patrol's Jesse Grabow
September 16 Bill Kresl-Crookston Gun Club Youth Day

September 19 Craig Buness-Polk County Commissioner, District 1
September 20 Pastor Tim Bhajjan-Evangelical Covenant Church
September 21 Ross Hier-DNR-Hunting Seasons
September 22 Aaron Pry Cub Scout/Boy Scout Fall Round Up tonight at 7pm at Highland School
September 24

September 26 Brigette Burzette-DeLeon-Early Childhood Playground Adventure-Today- 6:30pm
September 27 Shannon Stassen-United Way
September 28 Natasha Kuhle-UMC Homecoming
September 29 Lori Wagner-Villa/Summit Vendor Fair
September 30 CHS Principal-Lon Jorgenson

August 2011

August 1    Bob Iverson-Crookston Civic Music League
August 2    Crookston Community Development/Flood Project Director Mike MacDonald
August 3    Natasha Kuhle-UMC Mary Tyrell Health Walk For Scholarships
August 4    Roger Delage-Union Representative of American Crystal Sugar
August 5    American Crystal Sugar VP-Administration Brian Inglsrud
Click Here to view contract offers and scroll down to Union Final Offer Recommendation

August 8     Lori Wagner-Villa St. Vincent Foundation Festival of Tables, Wed. 8/10/11
August 9     Shannon Stassen, Juanita Lopez-Crookston Ox Cart Days
August 10  Carma Hanson, Altru Safe Kids
August 11   Andrew Svec, University of Minnesota, Crookston
August 12  Head Start-Barb Roth

August 15 Trooper Jesse Grabow
August 16 Miss Crookston Pageant Candidates
August 17 Susan Thurston, co-author of the cookbook, 'Cooking up the Good Life'
August 18 Crookston Public Schools All-School Registration Day
August 19 Ox Cart Days

August 22 Shannon Stassen, Juanita Lopez-Crookston Ox Cart Days
August 23 UMC Chancellor Dr. Charles Casey
August 24 Jerry Amiot-AFRAN French Festival
August 25  Dana Johnson-Polk County Victims Services-FACNM
August 26 Heavenly Harp

August 29 Jo Johnson-2nd Annual Russel Rocks Foundation Golf Scramble/Run, Suicide Awareness, Sept. 10, 2011
August 30 Deacon Dan-Cathedral School
August 31 Altru Safe Kids -Patty Olsen- do a Back-To-School Pedestrian Safety

July 2011

July 5     State District 1B Representative Deb Kiel
July 6     Melanie Lessard-Little Miss Crookston Pageant-Aug.6th
July 7     Minnesota News Network Capitol Correspondent Bill Werner
July 8     Juanita Lopez-Crookston Ox Cart Days

July 11  Minnesota Representative Paul Thissen  
July 12  Craig Buness-District 1 County Commissioner
July 13  Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Camp, UMC
July 14  Trooper Jesse Grabow
July 15  Bill Tyrell-UMC Athletic Fundraiser-Teambacker Golf Classic

July 18  Crookston Community Theatre 'Nunsensations' by Dan Goggin
July 19  Crookston City Administrator Aaron Parrish
July 20  
July 21  Minnesota News Network (MNN) Capitol Reporter - Bill Werner
July 22  No program - Legion Baseball playoffs

July 25  Hayley Solheim
July 26  Scott Kleven-Take a Kid Fishing Day July 29
July 27  Crookston Women of Today-Little Miss Crookston Pageant-August 6
July 28  Jerry Amiot - Polk County Auditor-Treasurer
July 29  Marshall County Fair July 27-July 31

June 2011
June 1   Sarah Reese-City/Chamber and SHIP/PCPH MN Bike Walk Week June 4-12
June 2   Wayne Swanson, Steve Videen-DNR Firearm Safety Training
June 3   Minnesota Representative Paul Thissen

June 6   Jan Aamoth and Craig Buness RSVP Health and Wellness Conference for Seniors 6/30
June 7   Clayton Briggs, Bob Berg-Jessica Briggs Fundraiser-6/10th
              Ann Gillund-Riverview Health Family Fun Night-6/9
June 8   Molly Paulsrud-Polk County Social Services, Foster Care Appreciation Month
June 9   Carma Hanson, MS, RN Coordinator - Safe Kids Grand Forks
June 10 Crookston Customer Appreciation and Ox Cart Days preview.

June 13 USDA Rural Development State Director Colleen Lankamer
June 14 Paul Bissonette- Facilities Supervisor-Sentence To Serve
June 15 Juanita Lopez-Executive Director-Ox Cart Days
June 16 Trooper Jesse Grabow
June 17  

June 20 State District 1B Representative Deb Kiel
June 21 Dan Skanson-Polk County Fair
June 22 Fisher Landing Day
June 23 Lori Wagner and Bev Brekken-Villa St. Vincent GEMS Bake Sale
June 24 Minot Flood...Emergency Flood Hotline-701-858-9366/If you would like to donate, Text 'MINOT' to 8088. $10 will be charged to your service and donated to the Salvation Army/Minot

June 27  Minnesota Representative Paul Thissen (?)
June 28 Jim Borkowski-Crookston Farmers' Market
June 29 Don Rasicot National Night Out
June 30 House Speaker Kurt Zellers and Rep. Deb Kiel
July    1 Carma Hanson, MS, RN Coordinator - Safe Kids Grand Forks

May 2011

May 2 Deanna Patenaude-RSVP-Groceries to Go and Handyman Program, Health & Wellness 
            Conference, June 30th.
May 3 Lee Leach-Minakwa Golf Club
May 4 Aaron Parrish-City Administrator
May 5 Minnesota Representative Paul Thissen
May 6  Vicky Korynta, VP of Patient Services-RiverView Health

May 9   State District 1B Representative Deb Kiel
May 10 Mike MacDonald-Community Development Director
May 11 RiverView Health--National Nurses Week
May 12 Susan Dufault NWMHC crisis services-Mental Health Awareness Month
May 13 Jeff Durbin-Polk County Environmental Services-Transfer Station

May 16  Medical Director at Hospice of the Red River Valley, Dr. Tricia Langlois
May 17  Lori Hoerner, Brenda Langved-Relay for Life
May 18 Northwest Exeriment Station.
May 19 State Patrol-Trooper Jesse Grabow
May 20 Craig Buness

May 23  State District 1B Representative Deb Kiel
May 24 Kent Bruun-RiverView Foundation Annual Golf Classic fundraiser Monday, June 6th
May 25 Carma Hanson, MS, RN Coordinator - Safe Kids Grand Forks
May 26 Tim Denney NWMHC Mental Health Awareness Month
May 27  Fisher's Landing Day-June 25

May 30  Memorial Day-Live broadcast from Oakdale Cemetery at 10 AM
May 31  RiverView / Crookston Police Department Bike Safety and RiverView Bike Rodeo 6/2.
               Sarah Reese-City/Chamber and SHIP/PCPH MN Bike Walk Week June 4-12.

April 2011

April 1 Polk County Public Health- National Public Health Week

April 4  Kathy Benda -National Volunteer week / volunteer opportunities at RiverView Health
April 5  Joyce Johnson, Beth Carlson, CHS play "Harvey" April 8,9,10
April 6  State District 1B Representative Deb Kiel
April 7  Andrea Reynolds- Autism Awareness Month and the Walk for Autism April 16th.
April 8 Shannon Stassen-Legacy Destination Weekend

April 11  State Senator Leroy Stumpf
April 12  Crookston Emergency Manager Richard Rock
April 13  UMC Chancellor Charles Casey
April 14  Shannon Stassen-Chamber Floral Baskets
April 15  Mark Anderson Benefit Spaghetti dinner tonight at the Eagles Lodge 5-7PM

April 18 Kari Moe, and Kristin Bruley- RiverView 5k walk/run on April 30th
April 19 Tim Motherway, Jim Kent-Arts, Athletics and Academics Banquets
April 20 West Polk Soil and Water Conservation District-Trees
April 21 State Trooper
April 22 State District 1B Representative Deb Kiel

April 25  Scott Kleven-Crookston Parks and Recreation Director
April 26 Lon Jorgenson-High School Principal- On bullying.
April 27 Tim Motherway, Barb Erdman- Take Back Drugs Initiative
April 28  Megan Scott-Spring Wellness with traditional Chinese medicine.
April 29  Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak


March 2011

March 1 Matthew Forgit-Crookston Eye Clinic, Save Your Vision Month
March 2 Bill Werner, Minnesota News Network-Legislative Update
March 3 Janelle Porter-American Cancer Society Relay For Life Prom Dress Sale
March 4  State District 1B Representative Deb Kiel

March 7    Carma Hanson-Altru Safekids
March 8   Allan Ducharme-Red Lake Falls Ag Day-03/26/11
March 9   Community Sandbagging Day
March 10 Dan Johanneck-Crookston Housing and Economic Authority
March 11 Jim Borkowski-Crookston Farmer's Market Annual Meeting 3/19/11

March 14 State District 1B Representative Deb Kiel
March 15 Paul Gregg, Trish Erdmann-Farmers Share Breakfast-3/19/11
March 16 John Erickson-Boy Scouts of America annual food drive
March 17 State Trooper
March 18 Joan Morlan- Pulmonary Rehab Week

March 21 State District 1B Representative Deb Kiel
March 22 Heather Quelled, LPN-Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
March 23 Shannon Stassen-Crookston Chamber of Commerce 
March 24 Kindergarten Round-up
March 25 Wayne Gillman-Crookston Schools Superintendent 

March 28 State District 1B Representative Deb Kiel  Take The Survey
March 29 Nancy Shafer-Director of Emergency Management, Being Evacuation Ready
March 30 Craig Buness-Dist. 1 County Commissioner
March 31 Francine Olson-Month of the Young Child - 'Wild About Nature'

February 2011

February 1   Alysa Tulibaski- Justin Knebel Memorial Ice Fishing Tournament
February 2   University of Minnesota, Crookston 9th Annual Winter Job and Internship Fair
February 3   Tammy Conn-February Fitness Fever
February 4   Craig Buness-District 1 County Commissioner

February 7    Kent Bruun, RiverView Foundation-Giving Hearts Day 2/10/2011
February 8    Marcia Haglund-Girl Scout Cookie Sales
February 9    Minnesota State Senator Leroy Stumpf
February 10  Natasha Kuhle-UMC Think Pink Eagles Men's and Women's Basketball
February 11  Ice Buster Daze

February 14  Ice Buster Daze Wrap Up
February 15  Ben Sullivan-Students for Sustainable Development
February 16  Natasha Kuhle-UMC Athletics
February 17  Rydell National Wildlife Refuge
February 18 Nancy Schafer-Polk County Flood Outlook/Preparedness

February 21 Brian Boll- Food Check-Out Day
February 22 Senior Day at the CSC on February 24, 2011
February 23 Richard Rock-City Emergency Management Director
February 24 Greta Krier-Treasurette K-6th grade Dance Clinic, Saturday 2/26
February 25 Rae French- International Dinner Series at UMC

February 28 Rachel Lundbohm and Kevin Cooper-Center for Rural Entrepreneurial Studies

January 2011

January 3 Fire Chief Richard Rock
January 4 Mike Boucher-Driftbuster's Membership Supper 01/07/10
January 5 Lori Hoerner, Brenda Langved-Relay for Life Kickoff
January 6 Suzanne St. Michel, ECFE and Community Ed
January 7 Megan Scott “Stay Well this Winter with Traditional Chinese Medicine”

January 10 Gloria Kildahl and LueRae Geihsler -Matter of Balance Workshops
January 11 National Weather Service, Flood Outlook
January 12 State District 1B Representative Deb Kiel
January 13 Project Haiti, Inc.-123 Minnesota Ave S Aitkin, MN 56431-1622, (218) 927-2634
January 14 Dan Johannek-Crookston Housing and Economic Development 

January 17  Ross Matlack, CEO to talk about RiverView annual meeting on January 24th
January 18  Crookston Schools Superintendent Wayne Gilman
January 19 Jim Folz-Minnesota United Snowmobilers Association
January 20 State Trooper
January 21 Farmers Feed Us. Robin Kinney, Dept. Agriculture.

January 24 Mike MacDonald, Community Development Director
January 25 D'Anne Johnson-Polk County Public Health-Gala For Girls 2/4/2011
January 26 Ann with 'Jimmy the Groundhog', Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
January 27 Lori Wagner-Chamber of Commerce/United Way
January 28 U.S. Congressman Collin Peterson

January 31 State District 1B Representative Deb Kiel

December 2010

December 1  Lori Wagner-Festival of Trees, Winter Wonderland 9/5.
December 2  UMC Bookstore Holiday Open House.
December 3  Ken Stromberg-Crookston Community Pool

December 6  Mike Boucher-Snowmobile Safety Training.
December 7  Susie Novak-United Way, North Country Food Bank Mobile Food Distribution
December 8  Val Buchmeier-CHS Classic Noel 12/10/2010
December 9  Aaron Parrish-City Administrator
December 10 Gayle Nelson-Crookston Early Childhood Initiative

December 13 Aaron Parrish-Betty Arvidson-Crookston City Budget/Capital Meeting 12/13
December 14 Chuck Holmquist-Christmas Food Baskets
December 15  Zippel Bay Resort-Lake of the Woods Ice Fishing
December 16  Sue Thompson-Gala For Girls, 2/4/2011
December 17  Marcia Haglund-Tri-Valley Heartland Express T.H.E. Bus/Sunday Church Bus

December 20   Santa Claus 
December 21  George French-UMC Stable Communion 12/22/2010-Keihle Auditorium
December 22  Annie Fitzgerald Singer-Songwriter
December 23  Sarah Reese, Polk Co. Health-Youth Nutrition Summit on Jan 12th 
December 24  Merry Christmas!

December 27  Craig Buness-District One County Commissioner
December 28  Matter of Balance-Nancy Moser/Villa St. Vincent
December 29  Bill Wenmark-Politics
December 30  Lori Wagner-Chamber Dinner/Awards 1/10/2011
December 31  Crookston Mayor Dave Genereux

November 2010

November 1  Katya Zepeda  Empty Bowls event November 16
November 2  Gerald Amiot-Polk County Auditor
November 3  General Election Recap-Barb Erdmann, Wayne Gilman
November 4  Craig Buness, Polk County Commissioner
November 5  Sherri Altepeter-Polk County Public Health

November 8  Bill Cassavant, Tim Motherway- 'Beyond the Yellow Ribbon' Awareness Week
November 9  Chris Vito-Baseball Fundraiser
November 10 Kent Bruun RiverView’s 7th Annual Philanthropy Day and Health Fair 11/15
November 11 Veterans Day Programs
November 12 Bernie Lieder

November 15 Riverview Philanthropy Day
November 16 Chamber of Commerce Game Night Fundraiser
November 17 Brot Coburn, 'Aama's Journey, A Pilgrimage Between Continents and Cultures'
November 18 Trooper Andy
November 19 Terri Heggie, Suzanne Staver-12th Annual Survivors of Suicide Day, 11/20/2010

November 22  Michelle Christopherson-UMC Holiday Social  11/30/2010
November 23  Deb Kiel-Rep.-elect, House District 1B
November 24  Nancy Thomasson, Alvern Wentzel-Hospice 'Light Up A Life' Concert-12/5/2010
November 26 Charles Larson-the Sunday Church Bus

November 29 Dave Bennet-Rydell National Wildlife Refuge
November 30 Polk County Auditor Treasurer Jerry Amiot

October 2010

Oct. 1   Crookston Fire Department Open House-10/2

Oct. 4    Sherri Altepeter-Flu vaccinations.
Oct. 5    Carol Montague-Presbyterian Mission In Motion 
Oct. 6    Richard Niemela-School District Transportation 
Oct. 7    Carma Hanson-Altru Safekids, Fire Prevention Week
Oct. 8    Renee Rongen, 'Life’s Your Legacy…LIVE IT!' -Lake Agassiz Regional Library

Oct. 11  Deanna Patenaude-R.S.V.P. Bone Builders Programs
Oct. 12  Mark Huglen, Institute for Advanced Study-Visual Communication Conference
Oct. 13  Joyce Johnson,CCT-'Murder at the Howard Johnson's'
Oct. 14  Natasha Kuhle-UMC (Click Here to receive an email for Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirt Photo's)
Oct. 15  Shirley Reitmeier Bradway Show

Oct. 18  Lori Wagner-Crookston United Way
Oct. 19  D'Anne Johnson-Turn Off The Violence Month
Oct. 20  Pat Kelly-Public Works Director-Crookston Cleanup Week-10/25-10/29
Oct. 21 UMC Chancellor Charles Casey, Phd.-Impact 2020 Forums
Oct. 22 Aaron Pry Darin Selzler - Police/Leo Club/VFW Haunted House 10/24

Oct. 25  Paul Eickhof-Eickhof Columbaria
Oct. 26  Larry Altringer-Crookston Welding and Machine
Oct. 27  Kent Bruun-Riverview Foundation Estate Planning Seminar 11/2
              Paul Cwikla-Dee, Inc.
Oct. 28  Suzie Kaiser-Deer Season Licensing
Oct. 29  Blue Line Club, Youth Hockey Committee-Richard Sanders

September 2010

Sept. 1   Mike MacDonald-Flood Levy Progress
Sept. 2   Jason Abraham-MN DNR-Deer Hunting Update
Sept. 3   Jerry Christianson-American Crystal Sugar

Sept. 6   Labor Day (no program)
Sept. 7   Allan Dragseth RRV Sugarbeet Museum Harvest Festival, 9/12/10
Sept. 8   Colleen McRae, Janet Denison-Russell Rocks Golf Scramble-9/11
Sept. 9   Bill Kresl- Youth Sportsman Day 9/1-NWTF Banquet
Sept. 10 Bob Blaeuer- Boy Scout Roundup 09/16/10-CVB-King of Trails 9/11

Sept. 13 Annie Fitzgerald
Sept. 14 Laurie Burkholder-National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week
Sept. 15 Cindy Huslt, Judy Kanten, Summit-Nat'l Aging Awareness Month
Sept. 16 Addiction Recovery Month/Change Program/Trooper Andy
Sept. 17 Sara Reese-RiverView Auxiliary and their kickball fundraiser 9/18

Sept. 20 Sister Ann Demers, Laurie Wilson-Pox Christi State Assembly-Mt St Benedict 9/25
Sept. 21 Sara Reese-Ann Reidlinger-Farm2School Program
Sept. 22 Rae French-UMC Study Abroad Coordinator
Sept. 23 Aaron Parrish-Crookston Sports Center
Sept. 24 Michelle Christopherson-Frontier Idea Competition

Sept. 27 Ross Hier-DNR-Hunting Seasons
Sept. 28 Wayne Gilman-Crookston Schools Superintendent 
Sept. 29 Richard Sanders-Polk Co. Engineer, Thompson Bridge Grand Opening/Beet Harvest
Sept. 30 Benjamin Williams-Students for Sustainable Development/Nat'l Walk/Bike to Work 

August 2010

August 2    Bob Iverson from Allied Concert Services, Crookston Civic Music League
August 3    Police Officer Don Rasicot-National Night Out, August 3-4:30pm-7:30pmZ
August 4    Chamber of Commerce-Juanita Lopez-Ox Cart Days 8/16-8/22
August 5    Alan Roebke-Candidate 7th Congressional District.
August 6    Natasha Kuhle-Athletic Associate, UMC

August 9    Carma Hanson- Altru SafeKids, Farm Safety
August 10  Polk County Auditor-Treasurer-Jerry Amiot-Primary Election Day
August 11  Denice Oliver-Crookston Public School's School-Readiness 4-year old Program
August 12  Crookston All-Schools Registration
August 13  Scott Kleven, Ray Ecklund, Emerald Ash Bore Control

August 16  Juanita Lopez, Crookston Chamber-Ox Cart Days
August 17  Miss Crookston Candidates.
August 18 Tom Anderson-Battle of the Bands 8/19, Oxcart Days
August 19  Scott Kleven, Crookston Parks and Recreation Director
August 20  Nick Nicholas, Crookston School Board Chair

August 23  Andrew Svec & Lisa Samuelson, UMC Student Activities and start of school
August 24  Shirley Reitmeier Bradway Show-9/17
August 25  Ann Healy-Chataqua and French Festival 8/28-29 at Huot
August 26  Lori Wagner-Ox Cart Days 2010
August 27  Richard Sanders, Polk County Engineer-Thompson Bridge

August 30 Crookston School Superintendent Wayne Gilman
August 31 Natasha Kuhle-Athletic Associate, UMC (Football/Youth NFL Football)

July 2010

July 1 Tri-Valley Senior Programs
July 2 James Wedgwood-Ventriloquist at the Polk County Fair. 

July 5 (No Show-Fourth of July observed)
July 6 Kelly Doda, Mark Fontaine-Rally in The Valley-July 17
July 7 State Senator Dan Skogen, Wadena Tornado
July 8 Rydell National Wildlife Refuge
July 9 Polk County Coordinator Jack Scmalenberg- Wayne Hotel demolition 

July 12 Gaye Wick-Tryouts for Community Theatres "Night at the Cabaret" 8/10-8/11
July 13 Jason Rominski- Warren Fairgrounds Fundraiser
July 14 Tom Helgeson-Previews KROX Crazy Auctions 7/15 at 9:30 AM and 5 PM
July 15 Highway Patrol State Trooper Andy
July 16 Dan Wolpert-Old Cathedral Preservation

July 19 Rob Lutz - Goodwill trip to Africa
July 20 Dr. Charles Casey-UMC Chancellor 
July 21 (pre-empted-Crookston American Legion Baseball)
July 22 (pre-empted-Crookston American Legion Baseball)
July 23 Ed Odlund-Mission trip Kenya

July 26 Police Officer Don Rasicot-National Night Out, August 3-4:30pm-7:30pm
July 27 Crookston High School Principal Lon Jorgenson
July 28 Polk County Recorder Michelle Cote, Commissioner Craig Buness
July 29 Butch Schleicher-Mission Tour to Russia
July 30 Crookston Administrator Aaron Parrish-Community Dialogues

June 2010

June  1  David DeMuth - Dr. of Physics at UMC on the Summer Camps on the campus
June  2  Lee Byberg -
June  3  Wayne Gilman - Crookston School Superintendent on Crookston Referendum
June  4   Deb Kiel - Candidate for Minnesota State House of Representatives in District 1-B

June  7  Relay for Life 6/11
June  8  Ike Harrington-Youth Gun Safety Training 6/8-6/19...281-3233
June  9  Denice Oliver Community Education-Summer Fun at CHS...281-5078
June 10  Joe Soucheray-(PPD to 6/17)
June 11  City Flood Protection-Mike MacDonald

June 14  Lori Wagner- Crookston Chamber of Commerce
June 15  Nick Nicholas-Crookston School Board Chairman
June 16  Dave Davidson-Crookston Education Association
June 17 Joe Soucheray
June 18 Tornado Victim, Karyn Oyian

June 21 State Senator Dan Skogen, Wadena Tornado,(To Volunteer to Help, Call 800-543-7709)
June 22 Tim Motherway-Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Campaign, Meeting 6/28
June 23 Gina Carolyn-Bark for the Park Dog Park Fundraising
June 24 Jim Borkowski- Crookston Farmer's Market
June 25  Craig Buness, County Commissioner and Michelle Cote, County Recorder

June 28 Amanda Durbin-Girl Scouts-Dakota Horizons-"Girls Talk Tech" July 6-27
June 29 Michael Moore- Polk County Fair (June 30-July 4, 218-945-6708, 218-945-6723)
June 30 Carmen Hanson-Altru Safe Kids, July 4th Safety

May 2010

May 3 Jodi Boerger-Wilder-Child Mental Health Awareness Month
May 4 Tim Denney-Mental health stigma
May 5 Minnesota House Representative Bernie Lieder
May 6 Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day – Brenda Anderson/Colleen MacRae
May 7 Bergeson Nursery, Eric Bergeson

May 10 Crisis Services – Mallory Smith
May 11 Andrea Reynolds RiverView Family Fun Night and Learning/Language/Literacy Camp.
May 12 U.S. Senator Al Franken
May 13 Polk County Commissioner Craig Buness
May 14  Zippelbay Resort-Minnesota Fishing Opener

May 17  Family Voice and Choice, What to Should Expect from service providers-Terri Heggie
May 18  Altru Safe Kids- Hyperthermia, Hayley Krushe, Carma Hanson
May 19 Grand Forks Air Force Base Air Show with the THUNDERBIRDS May 22, 2010
May 20 State Highway Patrolman Trooper Andy
May 21 Minnesota House Representative Bernie Lieder

May 24  School-based Mental Health – Jessica Shockman
May 25  Kent Bruun-RiverView Foundation’s Golf Classic
May 26  Majority Leader, House of Representatives-Tony Sertich
May 27  Connie Hanneson-Natalie Longoria Benefit Dinner and Auctions 06/04/10 
May 28  Clearway Minnesota- Mike Sheldon

May 31  Memorial Day

April 2010

April 1  National Public Health Month-Kirsten Fagerlund
April 2  Crookston Schools Superintendent Wayne Gilman

April 5  Scott Kosmatka-Oslo Asst. Emergency Operations Manager
April 6  Kari Moe, Kristin Bruley RiverView Health 5k on April 17th
April 7 Jon Vik Chuck Larson Lions Eye Health Awareness
April 8  Kindergarten Roundup Denice Oliver
April 9  Crookston Firefighter's Fun Night

April 12 Francine Olson- Month of the Young Child
April 13 Joyce Johnson, Beth Carlson-CHS 'The Music Man'
April 14 Crookston Artspace
April 15 MSHP Trooper Andy
April 16 Bill Tyrrell, UMC Development and Director of Athletic Fundraising

April 19  Nancy Shafer- Polk Co. Emercency Mgt. Deputy Director-Sever Weather Week
April 20  US Senator Al Franken
April 21  Ted Haaz- Crookston Baseball Assoc. / Val Sannes-Crookston 3-0n-3 Basketball
April 22  Pat Kelly- Crookston Public Works Director-Clean-up Week 4/26-30
April 23  Ray Gonzales-Poet 

April 26  Shannon Stassen, Denice Oliver-Fundraiser for Washington ECFE playground
April 27  Crookston Women of Today ACS Hope Lodge 'Buckets of Sunshine'
April 28  Lori Line
April 29  Chad Lewis 'Minnesota's Most Haunted Locations' at Crookston Library 5/1 1PM
April 30 Brenda Brummond-American Foundation for the Prevention of Suicide

March 2010

March 1  Denice Oliver, Community Ed, ECFE
March 2  Wayne Gilman-School financial issues.
March 3  Lori Wagner-Crookston Chamber/Convention and Visitors Bureau
March 4  Clearway Minnesota
March 5  Aaron Parrish-Crookston City Administrator

March 8    Community Coordinator Mike McDonald
March 9    Barb Muesing-United Way
March 10  Minnesota House Representative Bernie Lieder
March 11  Ward 1 Councilperson-Dana Johnson
March 12  Crookston School board Chairman Nick Nicholas

March 15  Nacy Schafer-Polk County Emergency Management-Flooding
March 16  Paul Gregg, Trish Erdmann-Farmers Share Breakfast 3/20/2010
March 17  Moorhead Council Member- Dan Hunt-Flood Fight 2010
March 18  Crookston Pool-Swimming Lessons, Ken Stromberg
March 19  MSHP Trooper Andy

March 22  Scott Kleven, Ted Hasz- Crookston Youth Baseball registration
March 23  Andrea Reynolds-RiverView's Autism Walk on April 10th.
March 24  Shirley Thompson-Red Lake Falls Ag Day
March 25  Art Nash
March 26  Terri Heggie "Russell Rocks" Walk/Run planning meeting

March 29  Jenn Steinbrink, The Krazy Kiln Pottery in Crookston
March 30  State Senator Leroy Stumpf
March 31  Gina Carolyn-Crookston Dog Park Meeting, 4/6/2010

February 2010

February 1   Adam Hollingsworth-Catholic Schools Week
February 2   Tasha Kuhle-Pink Hawaiin Night / Spin-tacular
February 3  
Minnesota House Representative Bernie Lieder
February 4   Tammy Conn-Polk County Public Health, February Fitness Fever
February 5   Bobby Baird-Ice Buster Daze-2/6/2010

February 8   John Erickson-Boy Scout Anniversary Week Centennial Celebration
February 9   Tasha Kuhle-Crookston Area Special Olympics Basketball
February 10 Kent Bruun-Riverview Foundation-Giving Hearts Day
February 11 Wayne Swanson-Crookston Gun Club Family Fun Night
February 12 Shirley Thompson-Elvis Night

February 15 State Senator Leroy Stumpf
February 16 Tim Motherway, Allen Pederson-Triad 'Taste of Italy"
February 17 Craig Buness-Polk County Commissioner
February 18 Rae French - UMC International Dinner Series
February 19 Ken Falk-U.S. Census Bureau

February 22  Brian Boll-West Polk County Farm Bureau Food Check-out Day
February 23  Carma Hanson-Altru Safe Kids
February 24  NWS-Mike Lukes, Service Hydrologist
February 25  State Trooper Andy
February 26  Zippelbay Resort- Late Season Ice Fishing

January 2010

January  1  Year in Review by Minnesota News Network

January  4  Crookston Park and Rec's Pre-K and Early Bird Programs
January  5  Aja Majkrzak, violinist, Jenny Klukken, marimba
January  6  Driftbuster's Snowmobile Club
January  7  Juanita Lopez-Crookston Chamber of Commerce-Leadership Series
January  8  Denice Oliver-ECFE/Community Education

January  11  Lori Hoerner- "Relay For Life" Kickoff
January  12  Juancarlos Giese Rydell National Wildlife Refuge
January  13  Polk County Commissioner Craig Buness
January  14  Minnesota House Representative Bernie Lieder
January  15  Dave Christianson MN Intercity Passenger Rail Forum 1/20/2010

January  18  Project Haiti, Inc.-123 Minnesota Ave S Aitkin, MN 56431-1622, (218) 927-2634
January  19  Carrie Michalski- RiverView Health interim CEO-Annual Meeting 1/25/2010
January  20  Minnesota State Trooper Andy
January  21  U.S. Congressman Collin Peterson
January  22  Ron Jasmer-WSN-Crookston Sports Center

January  25  Suzie Kaiser-Ceason's Bait and Tackle
January  26  Mike MacDonald-Community Development Flood Control Coordinator
January  27  Aaron Parrish-Crookston Sports Center Grand Opening
January  28  Rydell National Wildlife Refuge
January  29  Craig Morgan-Protecting The Legacy, Crookston Sports Center

December 2009

December 1  Sarah Reese-Gala For Girls, January 31
December 2  Rydell National Wildlife Refuge-Christmas Tree Harvest 12/4, 12/5
December 3  UMC Bookstore Holiday Sale
December 4  Chamber Winter Wonderland Tonight 5-8:30 PM

December 7  Zippel Bay Resort-Ice Fishing
December 8  Derek Ricke, Jeff Carr, President Sport and Rec Management Assoc., White Out UMC Men's and Women's Basketball.
December 9  CHS Classic Noel 12/13/09, Trey Johnson-UMC-'Poetic Captivity' 12/12
December 10  Nancy Moser-Villa St. Vincent-'Matter of Balance'
December 11  Minnesota House Representative Bernie Lieder

December 14  Chuck Larson-Dawn to Dusk Lions "Sunday Bus"
December 15  Chuck Holmquist-Christmas Food Baskets
December 16  Trooper Andy-Highway Patrol
December 17  Driftbuster Snowmobile Club - Snowmobile Safety Classes
December 18  Wayne Gilman, John Trostad- Crookston Schools Parent Volunteers

December 21  Gary Stegman- FCA-Plus
December 22  Chuck Larson, Marcia Haglund-Tri-Valley Sunday Church Bus
December 23  Scott Riopelle- Holiday Alumni Hockey Games
December 24  Santa Claus!
December 25  Merry Christmas!

December 28  North Country Food Bank
December 29  Zippel Bay Resort
December 30  Bill Wenmark-Lake Minnetonka New Years Polar Bear Jump
December 31  Crookston Mayor Dave Genereux


November 2009

November 2  Polk County Engineer Richard Sanders.  County Road damage.
November 3  Doug Franke-DNR- Thief River Falls-Governor's Deer Opener
November 4  Denice Oliver-Crookston Community Ed, E.C.F.E., School Readiness
November 5  Wayne Gilman-Community Input Forum, Strategic Planning
November 6  Thief River Falls Mayor-Governor's Deer Opener

November 9    Lori Wagner-Chamber/RMA news
November 10  Natasha Kuhle, UMC Athletic Associate, Chris Vito, Asst. Comm. Director
November 11  Veterans Day
November 12  Kent Bruun, Riverview Foundation- Philanthropy Day and Health Fair
November 13  Rae French, UMC Learning Abroad Adviser-International Week.

November 16  Riverview Foundation- Philanthropy Day and Health Fair
November 17 
Altru Safe Kids-Hunting Safety
November 18  Craig Morgan-Protecting The Legacy, Crookston Sports Center
November 19  State Trooper Andy
November 20

November 23  Ken Stromberg-Crookston Pool Schedules, Programs
November 24  Jeannine Windels, Barb Muesing UMC Women's Holiday Social-December 21st
November 25  Craig Buness-County Commissioner
November 26  Happy Thanksgiving!
November 27  Hospice 'Light Up a Life' Concert 12/6/2009 at 4 PM

November 30  Aaron Parrish-Crookston Administrator.

October 2009

October 1  Heidi Demars-TriValley Opportunity Council -Foster Grandparents, Senior Companion, Valley Housekeeping
October 2  Dana Johnson-Polk County Crime Victims Assistance

October 5 Rick Anderson-Technology and Kid's Safety
October 6 Sarah Reese-October, Turn Off The Violence Month
October 7 Sherri Altepeter-Polk County Public Health
October 8 Debra Boardman-President/CEO Riverview Health Association
October 9 Ottertail Power Company's Kim Kling-UMC Campus Energy Challenge

October 12 Ross Hier-MN DNR-Wildlife Division
October 13 Crookston Farmer's Market Assoc. Pumpkin Festival, Oct. 24th
October 14 Carma Hanson-Altru Safe Kids
October 15  QuitPlan-Brad Neis, Stacy Grunewald from Riverview Health
October 16 State Trooper Andy

October 19 Michelle Christopherson-Blue Line Club Parent Fun Night / Costume Party 
October 20 Wayne Gilman-School Superintendent-H1N1/Influenza    
October 21 Tim Motherway, Garret Barovich-Lions Club Fundraiser and Local Projects
October 22 John Stine-MN Dept. Health / Joy Johnson-Riverview Health H1N1 Influenza 
October 23 Officers Aaron Pry,  Darin Selzler-22nd Crookston Community Halloween Party

October 26 Mike MacDonald-Community Development Director
October 27 Jerry Christianson-American Crystal Sugar Company
October 28 Carma Hanson-Altru Safe Kids
October 29 Minnesota House Representative Bernie Lieder
October 30 Barbara Ronninkgen, Demographer for the Minnesota Census Bureau



September 1    Jerry Christianson-American Crystal Sugar
September 2    Carmen Hanson-Altru Safe Kids, Back to School Safety
September 3    Sandy Kegler-Chamber of Commerce, King of Trails Market Day
September 4    Juancarlos-Rydell National Wildlife Refuge

September 7    LABOR DAY
September 8    Terri Hegge-Team 'Russell Rocks' Suicide Prevention Walk
September 9    Allan Dragseth RRV Sugarbeet Museum Harvest Festival 9/13/09
|September 10 Linda Cournia, Nancy Moser and Donna Ulseth Villa Foundation to tell about 
                         their annual support drive that will be taking place Sept. 14th- 18th. 
September 11  Richard Sanders-State Hwy 102, 220 turn-backs.

September 14  Michelle Christopherson-I.D.E.A Competition 
September 15  John Erickson-Boy Scouts / Girl Scouts Registration Day Tonight at Highland 
September 16  Bill Kresl-Crookston Gun Club Youth Day
September 17  Trooper Andy
September 18  Aaron Parrish City Administrator, Ice Arena Area Residential Development

September 21  Crookston Community Theater 
September 22  Sister Eileen-Crookston Public Library
September 23  Trey Everett-Cartoons For Contepmlation/Micah Project
September 24  St. Pauls Church/ Pat Surface and the Boundary Water Boys
September 25  Hunting Season with Suzie Kaiser

September 28  Sherri Altepeter, Polk County Public Health-Flu Shot Clinics
September 29  Lori Wagner, United Way kickoff
September 30  Richard Rock, Fire Department open house and Fire Prevention Month


August 3  Dave Bennet-Rydell National Wildlife Refuge open house 8/09/2009
August 4  Minnesota House Representative Bernie Lieder
August 5  Shirley Thompson-Street Fair and Crazy Days in Red Lake Falls
August 6  Crookston School Superintendent Wayne Gilman
August 7  Juanita Lopez-Ox Cart Days

August 10 Juanita Lopez-Ox Cart Days/ Ann Graham-Miss Crookston Pageant
August 11 Jim Kent-Crookston Schools Average Yearly Progress
August 12 Back To School Open Registration
August 13 Live from CHS-Open Registration Day
August 14 Ox Cart Days

August 17 Miss Crookston
August 18  Bob Iverson -Crookston Civic Music League upcoming series?
August 19 Road Construction-State DOT
August 20 State Trooper Andy
August 21 Richard Niemala-Crookston Public Schools Transportation Director

August 24 Natasha Kuhle-Athletic Associate, UMC
August 25 UMC Chancellor Dr. Charles Casey
August 26 DNR-Hunting rule changes
August 27  Shirley Reitmeier "Shirley's Bra'dway Show"
August 28 Pat Kelly-City Street Lights, Scott Riopelle, Ice Arena Update 

August 31 Sarah Reese-Pirate Soccer Community Service Project, Chit Chat Lunch Bunch


JULY 2009
July    1 Nashville Star Phenom Ashlee Hewitt
July    2 Crookston Community Theatre
July    3 Polk County Fair

July    6 Juanita Lopez-Crookston Chamber of Commerce-Ox Cart Days
July    7 Scott Dowers- MNDOT Project Manager
July    8 Dana Johnson, Crime Victim's Services of Polk County
July    9 Kittson County Fair 7/9-7/12
July  10 Lon and Chris Boike-Community Ed Summer Fun Programs at CHS

July  13  Camp RYLA Students at UMC
July  14  Crookston Community Theatre
July  15  Carma Hanson-Altru Safe Kids, -Fire At Crookston Bean and Pea Co.
July  16  City Administrator Aaron Parrish and Park & Rec Director Scott Kleven
July  17  Bill Tyrrell-UMC Director of Athletic Fundraising-Teambacker Golf Classic 7/18

July 20   Dan Johannek-Crookston Housing and Economic Development Authority
July 21   Father Grundhaus-St. Lawrence Catholic Church Summer Fest
July 22   Craig Morgan-Titan Machinery Open House
July 23   Baseball- American Legion District 9 Division 1 Tourney
July 24   Storm Recap- Hail Damage

July 27   Aaron Parrish-City Adminstrator-'Name the Arena', City update
July 28   Scott Peters, Marshall County Fair 7/29-8/2
July 29   Bill Wilson, Craig Buness-Solid Waste/Energy
July 30   Juanita Lopez-Crookston Ox Cart Days
July 31   Dave Bennet-Director, Rydell Wildlife Refuge


JUNE 2009

June 1     Denice Oliver-Crookston Public Schools, 4 year old School Readiness, Community Ed 
June 2     State Representative Bernie Lieder
June 3     Polk County Social Services Polk County Kent Johnson
June 4     MN Speaker of the House Margaret Anderson Kelliher
June 5     Arc Headwaters Motorcycle Run and Concert by 'Hairball'

June 8     Riverview's Care Center's Carrie Michalski, VP Senior Services, open house 6/10.
June 9     Jo Bittner-Polk County DAC Open House today 3:30-5:30 PM.
June 10   Minnesota Historical Society-MN Greatest Generation Exhibit
June 11   Lucille Torkelson, Jan Solheim- 'Midsummer Scandinavian Festival'-June 14
June 12   Ken Stromberg, Crookston Crocodile Swim Team and Summer Swimming Lessons

June 15   State Representative Bernie Lieder
June 16  Crookston Police Chief Tim Motherway-Pedestrian Safety.
June 17  Crookston School Superintendent Wayne Gilman
June 18  Trooper Andy-Minnesota State Patrol
June 19  Sandy Kegler, Crookston Chamber of Commerce3

June 22  Joyce Johnson-CCT Theater Auditions 
June 23  City Administrator Aaron Parrish-LGA Cuts
June 24  Fisher's Landing Day-Sue Meyer, Mike Hlady
June 25  DeAnne Linus- Red Lake County Fair
June 26

June 29 Lions Picnic Shelter Grand Opening
June 30 Dan Skanson-Polk County Fair 7/1-7/5 in Fertile, MN

MAY 2009

May 1  Polk County Public Health- Sherri Altepeter

May 4  FEMA Information Officer Ed Edahl
May 5  MN Representative Bernie Lieder
May 6  Carma Hanson-Altru Safe Kids
May 7  Brenda Anderson, Colleen McRae-NWMHC-Child Mental Health Awareness Day
May 8

May 11  Healthcare Recognition Week-Sherri Altepeter-Polk Co. Public Health
May 12  Healthcare Recognition Week-Riverview Clinic North
May 13  Healthcare Recognition Week-Prairie Psychological Services
May 14  Healthcare Recognition Week-Riverview Healthcare-Deb Boardman
May 15  Healthcare Recognition Week-Glenmore Recovery Center-Joy Johnson

May 18  Angela Morken-ARC Headwaters Motorcycle Run
May 19  Jim Borkowski- Crookston Farmers Market
May 20  FEMA/SBA Filing Deadline
May 21  Walt Keller-Crookston Veteran's Committee-Memorial Day Services
May 22

May 25 Memorial Day
May 26 Andrea Reynolds-Speech Pathology - RiverView Health
May 27 Crookston Schools Superintendent Wayne Gilman
May 28 Kayla Koenig, Sarah Reese-'Walk Polk County' Tuesday TROTS
May 29 Aaron Parrish-Crookston City Administrator 


APRIL 2009

April 1 Joy Johnson, Dan Johanek-Social Capital Survey
April 2 Francine Olson-April, The Month of the Young Child
April 3 Flood Update

April 6 Sheri Altepeter, Kristen Fagerlund-National Public Health Week
April 7 Denice Oliver-Kindergarten Roundup
April 8 Craig Buness-Polk County Commissioner
April 9 Lori Hoerner, Juanita Lopez-ACS Relay For Life
April 10 Wayne Swanson-Crookston Gun Club and Gun Safety Class 4/14

April 13  Father Grundhaus-Lions Club Annual Membership Drive
April 14  Joyce Johnson, Beth Carlson, CHS "Orphan Train" 4/17-4/19
April 15  MN Speaker of the House Margaret Anderson Kelliher
April 16  MN State Highway Patrol's Trooper Andy
April 17  Crookston Schools Superintendent Wayne Gilman

April 20  Dan Johannek, Survive or Thrive Workshop 4/23
April 21  FEMA Field Supervisor Mike McCormick
April 22  Bill Tyrell-UMC Director of Athletic Fundraising
April 23  Severe Weather Awareness Week
April 24  Judy Kanten-Villa St. Vincent GEMS fundraiser

April 27  Val Sannes-3-0n-3 Basketball Tourney 5/2 at UMC
April 28  Terrie Heggie, Michelle Klinger, 'Our Children Succeed'/Mental Health Awareness 5/2
April 29  Betty Chapman-Polk County Humane Society Events 5/2, 5/3
April 30  H1N1Flu


MARCH 2009

March 2- Rae French, UMC-International Dinner Series
March 3- Rose Ulseth, Jill Carlson-Cherith Grove about Cherith CLICK HERE
March 4- Lori Wagner-United Way Banquet 3/5/2009
March 5- State Representative Bernie Lieder
March 6- Larry Barton-Crookston Education Association 

March 9-  Ross Hier- Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife.
March 10- "Poetic Healing", authors Mark Huglen, Basil Clarke-Poetic Healing
March 11- Jon Steiner-Polk Co. Environmental Services-TV/Computer-Monitor amnesty.
March 12- Crookston Flood Control Coordinator Mike MacDonald
March 13- Craig Buness-Polk County Commissioner

March 16- Trish Erdmann, Paul Gregg-Ag Week Farmers' Share Breakfast
March 17- U.S. Congressman Collin Peterson
March 18- Joan Morlan-Riverview Pulmonary Rehab Open House 3/20
March 19- Aaron Parrish / Mike MacDonald- Crookston Flood Coordination
March 20- National Weather Service-Flood Watch.

March 23- Richard Rock-Crookston City Emergency Manager
March 24- Flood Watch
March 25- Flood Watch
March 26- Kristen Bruley-Riverview Health Run/Walk, 4/18
March 27- Flood Watch

March 30- Renee Wall-Rongen-Rebecca's Circle Mother Daughter Banquet
March 31-


February 2009

February 2-Crookston Police Chief Tim Motherway-'Social Host' Ordinance
February 3-Crookston Public Works/Water Superintendent, Pat Kelly
February 4- Reverend Dan Wolpert-movie "Jesus, Save Us From Your Followers"
February 5  Roy Holdren-Musician, Songwriter.  "If You're Gonna Play In Fargo"
February 6  Dan Johannek-Crookston Housing and Economic Development Authority

February 9- Polk County Commissioner Craig Buness
February 10-
Representative House District 1B Bernie Lieder
February 11-Kent Bruun, Riverview Foundation 'Giving Hearts Day'
February 12-Eric Rudnik-IceBuster Daze Feb.21, 2009
February 13-Crookston District School Board Chair, Frank Fee, School board member

February 16- Natasha Kuhle-Crookston Area Special Olympics
February 17- Joy Johnson-Riverview Health- My New View / Brian Boll-Food Checkout Day
February 18- Ice Buster Daze-Bobby Baird
February 19- Natasha Kuhle, Chris Vito-Baseball Fund Raising Spaghetti Feed
February 20-

February 23Joyce Johnson
February 24- Superintendent Crookston Schools, Wayne Gilman
February 25- Altru SafeKids
February 26- Polk County Highway Dept.'s Rich Saunders
February 27- Bruce Nelson-Farm Service Agency, Derek Nelson-Disaster Declaration



January 1  Polaris Snowmobile Racer Andrew Johnstad on Fertile, MN I.S.O.C. Snowcross
January 2  Nick Painovich-Zippel Bay Resort-Ice Fishing on Lake of the Woods.

January 5  Denice Oliver-E.C.F.E. Weekly Classes. 218-281-5078.
January 6  Mike Frisch-Tri-Valley Rural Transportation Collaborative
January 7  Carma Hanson-Altru Safe Kids
January 8  Representative Bernie Lieder
January 9  FCC Digital TV Transition 2/17/09

January 12 Aaron Parrish-Crookston Administrator
January 13 Jim Folz-Snowmobile Safety Week 1/12-1/17
January 14 Wayne Gilman-Crookston Schools Superintendent
January 15 Trooper Andy-MN State Highway Patrol
January 16 Crookston Mayor Dave Genereux, Administrator Aaron Parrish

January 19 Kevin Evenson-Glenmore Alumni Meeting
January 20 Mary Cavalier, Joy Johnson,  UMC Scholarship Fundraiser
January 21 Vicki Haugen-LSS Adoptive Parents Meeting 1/22, and Teen Pregnancy
January 22 Cathedral School Principal Adam Hollingsworth-Catholic Schools Week
January 23 JuanCarlos Geise-Pine to Prairie Deer Hunters/Steve Porter's Whitetails

January 26 Bill Kresl-NWTF Banquet, 2/6 at the Eagles Lodge
January 27 Ken Stromberg-Crookston Community Pool
January 28 Sarah Reese, Polk Co. Public Health-"Say Yes To No"
January 29 Tammy Conn- February Fitness Fever
January 30 Phil Wold-Tri-Valley Opportunity Council



December   1  Ross Hier-DNR Wildlife Specialist
December   2  Nancy Thomasson-'Light Up A Life" Christmas Concert
December   3  JuanCarlos-Rydell National Wildlife Refuge-Christmas Tree harvest
December   4  Natasha Kuhle- Fargo-Moorhead Acro Team!
December   5  Crookston Chamber/RMA Winterwonderland

December   8  Chuck Holmquist-Trinity Church Christmas Food Baskets/Kiwanis Fruit Baskets
December   9  Classic Noel by Crookston High School Music Students
December 10  CCT "Absurd Person Singular" 12/11-12/14.
December 11  Lauren Solberg- Chair of MN House Ways and Means Committee on L.G.A.
December 12  Trinity Lutheran Church Stable Communion Service 12/20, 12/21.

December 15  Blizzard Chat
December 16  Crookston- Fire and Carbon Monoxide Safety
December 17  Crookston Mayor Dave Genereux, Public Works Director Pat Kelly
December 18  Ed Bogges-DNR Deputy Director, Fish & Wildlife on Expanded Firearms Season
December 19  Sarah Reese-1st Annual Gala for Girls

December 22 Chris Trostad, Gary Stegman- Crookston FCA-Plus New Years Eve Bash
December 23 Dale Knotek-Mt. St. Benedict Cross Country Ski Trails
December 24 Santa Claus Kids Call-in
December 25 Merry Christmas!
December 26 David Johansson-Screenwriter

December 29  Mike Boucher-Driftbuster's Snowmobile Safety Training (Jan.5,6,8)
December 30  National Weather Service-Flood Prediction Center's Mike Lukes
December 31  * No Program * Pirate Boy's Hockey from Thief River Falls



November 3 (Candidates)
November 4 Polk County Auditor Treasurer Jerry Amiot
November 5 Bev Brekken-Villa St. Vincent Scrapbooking Fundraiser
November 6 Firearms Deer Season Opener-DNR Big Game Specialist Lou Cornicelli
November 7  IDEA Competition

November 10 Lori Wagner-Crookston Birthday Celebration 
November 11 Amy Schock-Minnesota Women of Today
November 12 CHS Principal Todd Brist, Supt. Wayne Gilman
November 13 Kent Bruun, Riverview Foundation Philanthropy Day 11/17/08

November 17 Riverview Health Foundation Philanthropy Day
November 18 Rae French-UMC International Week
November 19 St. Lawrence Catholic Church Organic Baked Potato Bar 11/23 Msgr Grundhaus
November 20 Betty Chapman-Polk County Humane Society
November 21 Bob Baird- Driftbuster's Snowmobile Club Banquet

November 24 Jeannine Windels, Michelle Christopherson-UMC Women's Holiday Social
November 25 Ross Bernstein, author, " 60 Years, 60 Heros"
November 26 Alyson Gilbert
November 27 Happy Thanksgiving!
November 28 US Postmistress, Karla Hoff.  Postal Delivery Deadlines.


October 1 Firefighters Fire Prevention Week
October 2 Rae French-UMC Passport Drive
October 3 Denice Oliver- Crookston Community Education
October 6 Ross Hier-DNR Wildlife Management
October 7 Carma Hanson- Altru Safe Kids
October 8 League of Minnesota Cities-Jim Miller
October 9 Crookston Farmers Market
October 10 Dana Johnson-Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October 13 Joyce Johnson-UMC Theatre's "The Beggar's Opera"
October 14 Kylene Lehman- Riverview Health's Volunteer Services  
October 15 Craig Morgan "Protecting the Legacy" Arena Capital Campaign
October 16 MN Trooper Andy
October 17 Crookston Chamber "Meet the Candidates Forum"
October 20 ( October 20-24 Manufacturer's Week )
October 21 ( PCPH Sheri Altepeter-Mass Dispensing Exercise on Thursday, October 23rd )
October 22
October 23 
October 24 ( Aaron Pry -Halloween Party )
October 27 (October 27-November 3 Candidates for School Board, City and Polk County)
October 28
October 29
October 30
October 31

September 2008

September 2    Kenny Swenson-RRV Sugarbeet Museum Harvest Fest
September 3    Andrew Svec-UMC Communications Director
September 4    DNR Enforcement Officer Stuart Benson
September 5    Ike Harrington-Crookston Gun Club Firearm Safety Class

September 8    Lenore Anderson, Heidi Castle- Walk for Memory
September 9    Mike MacDonald-Community Flood Protection Coordinator
September 10  Bruce Nelson, Director of West Polk County Farm Service Agency
September 11  9/11/01 Remembrances
September 12  UMC Retiree Marv Mattson

September 15  DeAnn Hecht- Altru Health 'Here for Life Expo'  
September 16  Boy Scouts Sign Up Night
September 17  Youth Day-Crookston Gun Club
September 18  Mayor Dave Genereux, Aaron Parrish, Craig Morgan-Ice Arena Project
September 19  Kirsten Fagerlund 'Disney Variety Show' 9/21 at CHS

September 22  Carma Hanson- Altru Safe Kids
September 23  ADawn Melbye-UMC Equine Sciences and Open House
September 24  Bill Tyrell-UMC Athletic Fundraising Director
September 25  Gary Leaf-'Sportsmen Vote Yes'
September 26  State Trooper Andy Schmidt

September 29  Juanita Lopez-Chamber of Commerce "Business Gives"
September 30  Michelle Christopherson- Idea Competition


Aug   1  Aaron Pry-National Night Out-8/5, Central Park

August 4 Ox Cart Days 8/14-8/17
August 5 John Tufte, CHS Dean of Students "Students On the Straightaway"
August 6  Dave Bennett-Rydell National Wildlife Refuge open house.
August 7  UMC Women's Golf Classic
August 8  Dannika Robinson-Land of the Dancing Sky Agency on Aging

August 11 Kent Bruun, Lions Quarter-Million Dollar Hole in One Contest
August 12 Miss Crookston Candidates 
August 13 Jim Kent and Bob Iverson, Crookston Entertainment Series
August 14 10th Annual Back To School Open Registration Day
August 15 Rydell National Wildlife Refuge Youth Hunt

August 18 Miss Crookston 2008
August 19 Anne Healy-AFRAN Chautauqua
August 20 Altru Safe Kids- Summer Safety with Carma Hanson 
August 21 State Trooper Andy
August 22 UMC Youth NFL Football

August 25 Bev Brekken-Villa St. Vincent Open House/Villa Foundation fundraiser
August 26 Gregory Wright- Education Minnesota and DNC Delegate
August 27  
August 28 Sandy Kegler-Chamber of Commerce, King of Trails Market Place
August 29 

July 2008

July   1  Noon Day Lions Club Picnic Shelter Fundraiser (Kent Bruun/Tom Anderson)
July   2  Glenmore Recovery Open House (Joy Johnson of Riverview) 
July   3  Juanita Lopez-Crookston Ox Cart Days
July   4  No Program

July  7   Ron Vossler, author, "Not Until the Combine is Paid"
July  8   Altru Safe Kids- Summer Safety with Carma Hanson
July 9    Polk County Fair
July 10  Orlin Ostby, Walking The Pembina Trail
July 11  US Senator Norm Coleman

July 14  Rotary Camp Ryla at UMC
July 15  Aaron Parrish, Crookston Administrator, Pat Kelly, Public Works-Sidewalk fee.
July 16  Jerry Amiot-Polk County Auditor/Treasurer
July 17  Neal Plante-Gentilly Days, 7/19, Father Grundhous-St. Lawrence Summer Celebration
July 18  Tri-Valley

July 21  UMC First Lady Barb Meusing-Vital Aging Network Forum 7/29
July 22  Red Lake Falls SummerFest
July 23  Bill Cassavant, Sgt. Nathan Modeen-Crookston Armory Open House 7/26
July 24  
July 25  Doug and Andy Oman-Doug's retirement open house

July 28  Trooper Andy-New Teen Driving Laws in Minnesota.
July 29  Ashlee Hewitt-NBC's Nashville Star
July 30  Marshall County Fair-Dwight Anderson
July 31  Joy Johnson-'My New View'-Riverview Health

                                                  June 2008

June 2 
June 3 Carma Hanson-Altru Safe Kids Coalition
June 4 Ken Stromberg-Crookston Community Pool
June 5 Juanita Lopez-Crookston Chamber of Commerce
June 6 Richard Sanders-MNDOT-construction

June 9 Alyson Gilbert-Nashville Star
June 10 Fisher Landing Day
June 11 U.S. Democratic Senate Candidate Al Franken
June 12 (Pre-empted-State Class A Baseball)
June 13 Naomi Fagerlund-Minnesota All-State Choir

June 16 MDH Doug Shultz-Tick Season
June 17 Janet Scott-ACS Relay For Life- UMC 6/ 20-21
June 18 John Andringa, Beau Brordy-Skate Park
June 19 Dooher Interview
June 20 Alyson Gilbert, Ashlee Hewitt-Nashville Star

June 23  Jeanine Windels-Fisher Landing Visitors Information Center
June 24  Scott Kleven - Crookston Parks and Recreation Department Head
June 25  Aaron Parrish -  Crookston City Administrator
June 26  Bill Montague -  Polk County Commissioner
June 27  Bernie Lieder - State Representative from Crookston

June 30 Susan Mills - Tri-County Corrections Center Director
July   1  Noon Day Lions Club Picnic Shelter Fundraiser (Kent Bruun/Tom Anderson)
July   2  Glenmore Recovery Open House (Joy Johnson of Riverview)

May 2008

May 1  Wayne Swanson-Crookston Gun Club
May 2  State Representative Bernie Lieder

May 5  Terrie Heggie, Dana Johnson- National Mental Health Month, Children's mental health
May 6  Minakwa Golf Club
May 7  Nate Brouse and Laurie Wavra- Internet Safety Forum, May 15
May 8  Joy Johnson, VP Riverview Health-Women's Fest "My New View"
May 9  Carma Hanson-Altru Safe Kids, Pool/Hot Tub Safety

May 12  Kerri Gordon-Clearway Minnesota-Tobacco Settlement 10 year anniversary
May 13  Andrea Reynolds,Riverview Health-Better Speech/ Hearing Month
May 14  Denice Oliver, Suzanne St. Michel-Community Ed 7-11th grade Summer Camp 6/10-8/7
May 15  Representative Bernie Lieder
May 16  Trooper Andy/Kay Hegge- Prairie Skyline Foundation

May 19  Ray and Chris
May 20  Mike McDonald & Wayne Melby-City of Crookston Ice Arena Complex
May 21  Todd Brist - Principal-Crookston High School
May 22  Bernie Lieder - Minnesota State Representative
May 23  Krista Lemos - Communications Director at the University of Minnesota, Crookston

May 26  Memorial Day
May 27  Sue Meyer, Crookston Community Theatre
May 28  Craig Morgan-Titan Industries ground breaking
May 29  Mike MacDonald, Community Development Director-Crookston construction projects
May 30  Joanne Swanson-Humane Society of Polk County Open House 6/1/08


April 2008

April 1 Lorie Line Entertainment 1-800-801-5463
April 2 Kevin Dean-North Dakota Democratic Convention
April 3 Scott Kleven-Park and Rec Fun Finder, Brian Schumacher-CYBA Tournament
April 4 Francine Olson, Gayle Nelson, ECFE, Month of the Young Child

April 7   Polk County Public Health-National Public Health Week
April 8   Crookston City Administrator - Aaron Parrish
April 9   Janet Scott-American Cancer Society Relay for Life
April 10 Carma Hanson-Altru Health Safe Kids, "Playground Safety"
April 11 National Weather Service...Spring Blizzard of '08

April 14 Barbara Muesing-Mapping Your Retirement-Mn Rural Health Assoc.
April 15 Dale Halos-Triad Taste of Italy 4/19
April 16 Don Boone-Crookston Firefighter's Fun Night 4/26
April 17 Minnesota State Trooper Andy
April 18 State Representative Bernie Lieder

April 21 Arlene Montreuil, Pete Holme, Randy Smith-Parkinson's Disease
April 22 Bill Tyrell and Adam Maruska, UMC Teambackers Fun Night
April 23 Kindergarten Roundup
April 24 Crookston Fire Chief Richard Rock-Severe Weather Awareness Week
April 25 UMC Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC)  Make-A-Wish Fundraiser

April 28 Wayne Swanson, Bill Amiot-Crookston Gun Club Trap Shooting/Youth Safety Training
April 29 Dana Johnson-Polk County Crime Victim Services "Tears to Freedom" Art Expo
April 30 Crookston Public Works Director-Pat Kelly


March 2008

March 3     Wayne Gilman-On proposal for 7th Grade moving to CHS 
March 4     Phil Gerla, Jason Ekstein-Glacial Ridge-Nature Conservancy Science Conference
March 5     Lori Wagner-Chamber Leadership Series and Open House
March 6     Crookston City Administrator Aaron Parrish-Legislative Bonding Bills
March 7     Majority Leader, House of Representatives-Tony Sertich

March 10   Carma Hanson-Altru Safe Kids-Poison Prevention
March 11   Jamie Cassavant, Barb Boerger-"Treatment Tops"
March 12   (No Program) GO PIRATES!
March 13   State Representative Bernie Lieder
March 14   Alyson Gilbert

March 17  Bill Tyrrell-UMC Director of Athletic Fundraising.
March 18  Toni Merdan, Senior Economic Development Officer, Congressman Collin Peterson
March 19  Donna Ulseth-W.PolkCountyAgWomen/Paul Gregg-Irishman Shanty-AgWeek
March 20  Maggie Kuklok-5k-Run Walk 4/19 
March 21  Allen Wagner-Director of Polk County Emergency Management, SkyWarn Classes

March 24  Roy Johannes-Minnesota DNR Fisheries
March 25  Minnesota Representative Bernie Lieder
March 26  Shirley Thompson-Red Lake Falls Ag Day
March 27  Minnesota State Trooper Andy
March 28  Dan Wolpert on proposed drug checks for students

March 31  CHS Principal Todd Brist, Dean of Students John Tufte-Drug Use Prevention


February 2008

2/1  Joan Darkow on Stephanie Gatica Fundraiser

2/4  Jerry Amiot-Polk County Auditor/Treasuror-Precinct Caucuses 
2/5  Scott Kleven, Phyllis Hagen-Crookston Park and Rec Winter Fest
2/6  Wayne Swanson-Crookston Gun Club Awards Banquet
2/7  Team Camo-Hunting Heritage Banquet-2/15 at Eagles
2/8  Rich Avelsgaard, Marcia Haglund-Bowl for the Cure

2/11 Joyce Johnson-UMC Theatre
2/12  MNN Capitol Correspondent Bill Werner
2/13 Susan Mills-Director of Northwest 
2/14 Kent Bruun-Riverview Health Foundation "Giving Hearts Day" Fundraiser
2/15 Eric Rudnik-Ice Buster Days on the Red Lake River-Feb. 23, 2008

2/18 Natasha Kuhle-UMC Assistant Athletic Director, Special Olympics
2/19 Safe Kids Car Seat Safety Clinic
2/20 Rae French-UMC International Dinner Series
2/21 Patrick Wagner- Prairie Fire Specialist- Rydell National Wildlife Specialist
2/21 Eric Rudnic, Mike Boucher- Ice Buster Days 2/23/08

2/25 Ice Buster Days Wrap Up
2/26 Minnesota House Majority Leader Tony Sertich
2/27 Amy Swartz-University of Minnesota, Crookston N.A.C.T.A.
2/28 Chris Trostad- FCA-Plus
2/29 State Representative Bernie Lieder


January 2008

January 1  Happy New Year!
January 2  Terry Wolf-DNR
January 3  Phil Wold-Tri Valley Opportunity Council-Heating Fuel Assistance
January 4  Jody Dragseth, Jana Brekken- JJ's Body Shop

January 7  Denice Oliver-Crookston Community Education
January 8  Mike Ceresi-Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate
January 9   Matt Kane: Growth and Justice JOBZ discussion
January 10 Eric Rudnik-Crookston Ice Buster Daze
January 11 Aaron Parrish-Crookston City Administrator

January 14  Max Siegel-Pres. Global Operations for Dale Earnhardt, Inc.
January 15  Jim Cohen-Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate
January 16  Pastor Randy Smith-Nick Johnson Benefit 1/19/07
January 17  Minnesota State Trooper Andy
January 18  Nik Johnson Benefit Saturday at CHS  

January 21  Crookston Chief of Police, Tim Motherway, Gang and Drug Task Forces
January 22  Joy Johnson- Riverview Health Association Annual Meeting
January 23  Bill Montague-Polk County Commissioner
January 24  Wayne Gillman-Crookston School District Superintendent 
January 25  Shawnn Balstad- Resource Conservation and Development Association

January 28  Adam Hollingsworth- Catholic Schools Week
January 29  
January 30  Tammy Kahn- Polk County Health- February Fitness Fever
January 31  Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate Al Franken



December 3   Katie Edlund, Naomi Fagerlund-CHS Classic Noel Holiday Concert/Dinner
December 4   Carma Hanson-Coordinator Altru Safe Kids
December 5   Lori Wagner-Chamber of Commerce-Crookston Winter Wonderland Friday
December 6   Representative House District 1B Bernie Lieder
December 7   Ice Fishing at Zippel Bay Resort

December 10 Snap Fitness-Gabe and Barbara Arntson
December 11 Chuck Holmquist-Crookston Community Food Baskets
December 12 Stable Communion Service-12/15, 12/16 
December 13 Trooper Andy-Safe Holiday Travels!
December 14 DNR Water Safety Specialist Tim Smalley

December 17 Robert Johnson-Kiwanis Fruit Basket Sale
December 18 Crookston Park and Rec
December 19 Marcy Douglas-City Administrator, Northwood, ND
December 20 Tri-Valley Opportunity Council-Marcia Haglund
December 21 SANTA CLAUS!

December 24  Christmas Music
December 25  Merry Christmas!
December 26  Flood Control Coordinator-Mike MacDonald
December 27  Farm Service Agency District Director Sue Westrom
December 28  Representative Bernie Lieder

December 31  MNN Year In Review



November 1    Mike MacDonald- DNR Red Lake River project 
November 2   
Representative House District 1B Bernie Lieder

November 5    Joy Johnson-Riverview Health / Glenmore Recovery Center
November 6   
Representative House District 1B Bernie Lieder 
November 7    Sheri Altepeter-Polk County Health
November 8    Dr. Rob Golembrewski, UMC Golf and Turf Management Director-
November 9    Lori Wagner-Crookston Chamber of Commerce and United Way

November 12  Kent Bruun-Philanthropy Day Preview
November 13  Sheri Altepeter-Polk County Health
November 14  Crookston Community Theatre Production "Don't Hug Me" 11/17-11/19
November 15  Kent Bruun-Riverview Foundation Philanthropy Day
November 16  Bobby Baird-Driftbuster Snowmobile Club

November 19  Minnesota's Sesquicentennial and Capitol for a Day
November 20  Jay Nimens-USA and Crocodile Swim Teams
November 21  Trooper Andy
November 23  Floyd Kliner-Heart Transplant Recipient 

November 26 Nancy Thomasson, Kathy Benda-Hospice Light Up A Life Christmas Cantata 12/2
November 27 Carma Hanson-Coordinator Altru Safe Kids
November 28 Leo Club Pancake Benefit Breakfast for Nick Johnson 12/2
November 29 Juancarlos-Rydell Wildlife Refuge
November 30 Don Edlund, Resurrection Free Lutheran Church -The Power Team



October 1     Dr. Bruce Ring - "Breath Free Minnesota" Law
October 2     Mike Kolstoe-Titan Machinery "Rural Tower Network"
October 3     Denice Oliver-Community Education
October 4     D'Anne Johnson-Polk County Public Health/Minor League
October 5     Fire Prevention Month-Crookston Firefighters

October 8     Joy Johnson-Riverview Health
October 9     Lori Wagner-Crookston United Way-Chili Cook-off 10/23
October 10   Representative Tony Sertich- Majority Leader-Transportation/35W Bridge funding
October 11   Don Sargeant-Agassiz Energy, LLC
October 12   D'Anne Johnson-Polk County Public Health/Minor League-Skate Park

October 15  Candidate for Congress-Mike Ciresi
October 16   Northwest Regional Correction Center Director Susan Mills
October 17   Presbyterian Church Soup and Salad Luncheon
October 18   State Trooper Andy
October 19   Marc Kimball - Children's Defense Fund

October 22   Leticia Sanchez-Migrant Health Service-On Battered Immigrant Women
October 23   Kylene Lehman-Riverview Auxiliary and Limited Edition Gift Shop
October 24   Representative Tony Sertich- Majority Leader-Transportation/Health care
October 25   Commander Colonel Thomas Palmatier-US Army Field Band and Soldier's Chorus
October 26   Aaron Pry-Community Halloween Haunted House

October 29   Vicki Haugen-National Adoption Month
October 30   Thompson Hardware, Red Lake Falls
October 31   Minnesota DNR-Firearms opener 11/3/07


September 4   Lori Wagner and Sandy Kegler King of Trails Marketplace, Sept. 10th
September 5   Al Dragseth-RRV Sugarbeet Museum
September 6   Connie Moland- Women's Conference "Daughters of the King"
September 7   Bev Brekken-Walk For Memory

September 10 Gun Safety
September 11 Youth Bowling Season with Sheila Menard
September 12 R.S.V.P.'s Deanna Patenaude/Police Chief Tim Motherway
September 13 Crookston Fall Sports Festival 9/15-15
September 14 Representative Bernie Lieder-Emergency Legislative Session

September 17  Boy Scouts of America Scout Roundup
September 18  Liz Thompson-Chorale Festival at St. Paul's Lutheran Church 9/23
September 19  Suzanne St. Michel-Crookston Community Ed  
September 20  Trooper Andy, Crookston's 'VOICES' Pow Wow at Central Park 9/22
September 21  Chair of Capitol Investment Committe, Alice Hausman

September 24  Crookston Administrator Aaron Parish
September 25  National Guard "Operation Iraqi Freedom" Veterans
September 26  Dale Knoteck-Habitat for Humanity Tour of Homes
September 27  Terry Wolf-MN DNR-Wildlife
September 28  Kent Bruun-Riverview Health Foundation


August 2007

August    1     (Pre empted-Crookston American Legion Baseball)
August    2     (Pre empted-Crookston American Legion Baseball)
August    3     Aaron Pry-National Night Out 8/7/07

August    6     Betty Finkenbinder-"Faith and Fitness"
August    7     Crookston Ox Cart Days 8/16
August    8     Crookston Community Theater- "Seasons of Song" Dinner theatre 8/14, 8/15
August    9     Rydell National Wildlife Refuge And Glacial Ridge open house 8/11, 8/12
August  10     "Glory Bound" Performing for a new addition to Bible Baptist church

August  13     Youth Bowling and Crookston Ox Cart Days
August  14     Ann Graham "Crookston Scholarship Pageant"
August  15     Ox Cart Days
August  16     Crookston Schools Registration Day
August  17     Bob Iverson, Jim Kent-Crookston Artist Series

August  20     Miss Crookston 2007, Taylor Davis, Ox Cart Days Wrap Up
August  21     Dan Unke Benefit Spaghetti Supper 
August  22     Experience Works-Senior Workforce Solutions (Crookston 281-7759)
August  23     Anne Healy-AFRAN
August  24  

August  27     Kevin Dean-Northwood, North Dakota- Tornado Recovery
August  28     Chancellor Charles Casey-University of Minnesota, Crookston
August  29     Denice Oliver, Principal-Washington Elementary School
August  30     Suzanne St. Michel-Crookston Community Ed
August  31     Wayne Swanson-Crookston Gun Club and Youth Firearms Training

July   2007

July  2     Krista Lemos -  Director of Communications at UMC
July 3      Mike McDonald -  City of Crookston with update on Flood Control projects
July 4      Happy July Fourth!
July 5      Craig Morgan -Chairman of Crookston Development Authority (CDA)
July 6      Ian McRae - Northwest Research & Outreach Center-Crops & Soils Day

July 9      Don Cavalier-Rotary Camp R.Y.L.A.
July 10    Juanita Lopez-Chamber of Commerce-Ox Cart Days (August 17-21)
July 11    Bill Kresl-Team Cammo Turkey Hunters
July 12    Mike Biermaier-Crookston Pirate Boosters Golf Classic
July 13    Msr. Grundhaus-St. Lawrence Catholic Church Roof Raising Event (7/21)

July 16    National Guard Bravo Company ... LTC Kevin Olson
July 17    Bill Tyrrell-UMC Athletic Trainer, UMC Teambackers Golf Classic (7/21)
July 18    Neal Plante and Swede-Gentilly Days (7/21)
July 19    Bill Cassavant, "Family Readiness", SFC Travis Ostrom, MN National Guard
July 20    Bill Amiot and Wayne Swanson, Crookston Gun Club and Archery range

July 23    Crookston Chamber Ox Cart Days (August 16-19)
July 24    Shirley Thompson- Red Lake Falls Summerfest
July 25    DNR Climatologist Greg Spoden
July 26    Jamie Cassavant-Family Readiness-Return of Bravo Company National Guard
July 27    Minnesota State Trooper Andy Schmidt

July 30    Chris Trostad- Pirate Youth Night.
July 31    Don Sargent-Agassis Energy Ethanol Plant Equity Drive 8/2/07


June   2007

June    1    Juan-Carlos Giesse-Wild Life Specialist, Rydell National Wildlife Refuge

June    4    Kayla Koenig-Swimming and diving lessons at Crookston Community Pool
June    5    Susie Novak, Director-North Country Food Bank
June    6    Speaker of the House Margaret Anderson Kelliher (DFL) 60A
June    7    Polk County Commissioner Bill Montague
June    8    Janet Scott-Relay For Life, American Cancer Society Pig Roast

June  11    Arlene Tucker Midsummer Scandinavian Festival 6/17/07
June  12    Janet Scott-Relay For Life, American Cancer Society 6/16 at UMC
June  13    Crookston Administrator Aaron Parrish
June  14    (pre-empted- Red Lake County State Class A Baseball)
June  15    Tim Madigan, author (8512A)

June  18   Darin Lehmann-Dairy Producer, 'June Is Dairy Month'
June  19   Carma Hanson-Coordinator Altru Safe Kids
June  20   Mark Rath 'Praise on the Point', Trinity Point, Maple Lake
June  21   Connie Cox-Itasca State Park
June  22   Bill Cassavant-Family Readiness, National Guard Homecoming

June  25   Representative House District 1B Bernie Lieder
June  26   UMC Director of Development/Alumni Relations, Korby Kemmer
June  27   Luke Friedrich-Senator Norm Coleman Staff, Passport/Visa applications
June  28   Barb Koch-Make-A-Wish Foundation, Trent Tucker Youth Program
June  29   Les Goodwin-Polk County Veterans Museum

May   2007

May 1 Chamber Executive Lori Wagner, CDA Director Dale Umlauf
May 2 UMC Chancellor Charles Casey
May 3 Minnesota Governor Pawlenty's Press Call for Greater Minnesota
May 4 Zippel Bay Lake of The Woods-Nick 

May 7    Healthcare Recognition Week
May 8    Healthcare Recognition Week
May 9    Healthcare Recognition Week
May 10  Healthcare Recognition Week
May 11  Healthcare Recognition Week

May 14  Dan Labat-USDA Rural Development
May 15  Kent Bruun-Riverview Foundation Golf Classic
May 16  
Representative House District 1B Bernie Lieder
May 17  Trooper Andy-State Highway Patrol
May 18  Nick Painovich-Zippel Bay Resort Lake of the Woods

May 21   Pfc. Jordan Reese
May 22  
Representative House District 1B Bernie Lieder
May 23   Lee Leach-Minakwa Golf Summer Events
May 24   Scott Kleven, Bill Montague-Red Lake River Rendezvous Canoe Trip 
May 25   Andrea Reynolds-Riverview Learning Language and Literacy Camp

May 28   Happy Memorial Day
May 29   House Representative Tom Sertich
May 30   Steve Dufault-Crookston Farmers' Markets
May 31  Juanita Lopez and Katie Jeremiahson-Ox Cart Days

APRIL   2007

April 2     Francine Olson - ECFE/PHP - Month of the Young Child/ Child Abuse Prevention 
April 3     Representative House District 1B Bernie Lieder
April 4     Sheri Altepeter, Polk County Public Health-National Public Health Week
April 5     House Majority Leader Tony Surditch
April 6     AARP State President Skip Humphrey-Lower Prescription Drug Prices

April 9      Joyce Johnson, Beth Carlson, CHS Play "I Remember Mama" 4/13-15
April 10    
April 11    The "Coupon Mom"
April 12    State Trooper Andy-Highway Patrol Tips for Safe Travel
April 13    CNN-Correspondent Brian Blank-Don Imus Firing

April 16    Marcia Haglund-Tri Valley Opportunity Council Volunteer Week
April 17    Denice Oliver-Kindergarten Roundup (4/23, 24)  
April 18    Dana Johnson, Empty Shoe Display-Victims of Violence
April 19    Danika Kent-Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Nationals
April 20    Pastor William Reck- St. Pauls Church Stained Glass Windows Dedication

April 23   Janet Scott, Sandy Smith-Relay for Life and Daffodil Days   
April 24   Minnesota Chief Justice Russell Anderson
April 25   Tom Speltz, Jim Kent Arts and Academic Banquet, May 7th
April 26   Crookston Public Works Director, Pat Kelly-Street Projects
April 27   Representative House District 1B Bernie Lieder

April 30   Dan Labat-USDA Rural Development

March   2007

March   1   National Weather Service-Storm Update
March   2   Clearway Minnesota-Impact Study On Smoking Ban

March   5   Mike McDonald- Click Here For Flood Insurance Rate Map
March   6   Dave Genereux- National Guard Family Readiness Print
March   7   Jeanine Windels-UMC Women's Project Fund
March   8   Sheri Altepeter-Faith-Based training for churches responding to emergencies
March   9   Emily Swaver- Minnesota Farm Bureau - Ag Safety Awareness Week

March 12   Deanna Patenaude- RSVP Bone-Builders Exercise Program
March 13   Ken Stromberg-Crookston City Pool Lessons and Programs
March 14   Representative House District 1B Bernie Lieder
March 15   Steve Dufault-Crookston Farmers Market (281-7875-Information)
March 16   City Administrator Aaron Parrish

March 19   Janet Scott-American Cancer Society and Relay for Life
March 20   UMC Presents Joe Crookston in Concert  
March 21   Dan Labaat-USDA Rural Development
March 22   (Pre-empted- MN State Boys Basketball Tournament)
March 23   Donna Ulseth-WPC MN Agri Women, Paul Gregg-Farmers Share Breakfast

March 26   Kerri Gorden- Public Relations Manager - Clearway Minnesota- Smoking Ban
March 27   Norm Baumbgarn- Climax-Shelly School Superintendent
March 28   Crookston Schools Superintendent Wayne Gilman-ADEK
March 29   State Trooper Andy-Travel Safety Tips
March 30   Wayne Swanson, Bill Amiot-Crookston Gun Club and Archery Club

February   2007

February 1    Stephanie Olson, Polk County Public Health-Family Fitness Fever
February 3    Ice Buster Daze

February 5    Bill Kresl-NWTF-Team Camo Wild Turkey Banquet
February 6    Rae French-UMC International Dinner Series
February 7    Brian Boll-West Polk County Farm Bureau-Food Check Out Day
February 8    Ice Buster Daze
February 9    Representative House District 1B Bernie Lieder

February 12   J.T. Anderson Resident Engineer for Mn/DOT District
February 13   Erin Peterson- Coordinator for Family Safety-Child Safety Seats
February 14   Crookston Administrator Aaron Parrish-Street Improvements
February 15   Ross Hier-DNR-Wildlife Division.
February 16   Jason Nupdal-Family Nurse Practitioner-Riverview Health on A.D.H.D.

February 19   Rosie Griffin-Pope-'Walk Around The World'
February 20   UMC Boxes and Walls interactive Museum-Lisa Loegering
February 21   Janet Scott- American Cancer Society Relay for Life
February 22   Marcia Haglund-Girl Scout Cookie Kick-off
February 23   Clearway Minnesota Initiative-"New report: Smoke-free policies allow for 
                         healthy hospitality industry in Minnesota"

February 26   Lori Wagner-Chamber's "Leadership Crookston" Program
February 27   Representative House District 1B Bernie Lieder
February 28   State Trooper Andy-Travel Safety Tips

January   2007

January   1   Happy New Year!  
January   2   Denice Oliver-Crookston Community Education
January   3   D'Anne Johnson-Polk County Public Health-Chemical Use Prevention grant
January   4   Phyllis Hagen-Kathy Umlauf Fundraising Spaghetti Feed and Silent Auction
January   5   DNR-Ice Fishing Safety

January   8   Crookston Schools Superintendent Wayne Gilman- Forum on Education
January   9   Representative House District 1B Bernie Lieder
January  10  Paul Miller-CureDuchenne Marathon
January  11  Crookston Police Chief Tim Motherway-Municipal fines 
January  12  Mark Hollcraft-Youth 2000

January  15  Marsha Smith-Thrivent Builds
January  16  Deb Boardman-Riverview Healthcare Association Annual Meeting
January  17  Lori Wagner-Chamber of Commerce news
January  18  Representative House District 1B Bernie Lieder-Response to State of State
January  19  Dr. Charles Casey, UMC, Debra Boardman Riverview Healthcare-AHEC 

January  22  Eric Rudnik-Crookston's Ice Buster Days
January  23  Liz Tollefson, Jessica Robinson-UMC Ag-Arama
January  24  Bill Werner-MNN State Capital Correspondent
January  25  Bill Kresl-National Wild Turkey Federation-Team Camo-Wild Turkey Release
January  26

January  29  Cindy Flannery-Altru Diabetes Center
January  30  Bill and Jamie Cassavant-National Guard Family Readiness
January  31  Mike McDonald-Flood Control Coordinator, Flood Map Revision


December    2006

December   1   Dale Umlauf-Director-Crookston Development Authority

December   4   Jeannie Andringa- CHS Leo Club Therapy Dogs Fundraiser
December   5   Elizabeth Crane, "Classic Noel"
December   6   Marcia Haglund-Community Information Expo, hosted by Tri Valley
December   7   65th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor
December   8   Crookston Mayor Don Osborne

December 11  Chuck Holmquist- Community Christmas Food Baskets
December 12  Mexican Christmas Celebration- Mary Farley
December 13  Terrill Bradford-National Animal Identification System
December 14  Bill Erickson- Crookston Special Olympics Breakfast with Santa 12/17
December 15  Lynn Wilhite-Stable Communion

December 18  Brian Holmer-Great Plains Emergency Services / Medicare
December 19  Outdoor Skills 101, Boy Scouts Recruitment Crookston Armory Tonight 
December 20  Kevin Fuglseth-Benefit concert 
December 21 
Santa Claus 
December 22  ( open )

December 25  Merry Christmas!
December 26  Crookston Public Works/Water Superintendent Pat Kelly
December 27  Ross Bernstein, author, "America's Coach", Herb Brooks
December 28  Representative House District 1B Bernie Lieder
December 29  CNN's News correspondent Bob Costantini on President Ford 

November    2006

November   1   Shirley Thompson-Thompson Hardware Holiday Gallery Open House
                           Lori Wagner-Chamber of Commerce, Christmas Cash, Crookston Birthday
November   2   Ross Hier-DNR Wildlife Management-Firearms Deer Hunting Season
November   3   House District 1B Representative Race-Candidates Forum Pt. 1

November   6   House District 1B Representative Race-Candidates Forum Pt. 2
November   7   Jerry Amiot-Polk County Auditor/Treasure-Voting Day Summary
November   8   Representative House District 1B Bernie Lieder
November   9   David Genereux-Crookston Mayor-elect
November 10   Lou Cornicelli-DNR-Deer Harvest 2006

November 13  Kent Bruun-Philanthropy Day-Riverview Health
November 14  Paul Gregg-Restaurant Week for United Way
November 15  Riverview Foundation Philanthropy Day-Live Broadcasts from Riverview 
November 16  ( Pre-empted ) Fertile-Beltrami in State Class A Football Semi-Final
November 17  Scott Maves-Ducks Unlimited Banquet tonight at the American Legion
                          Lee Crafton, Montana...Cross Country Wagon Ride

November 20  Francine Olson-E.C.F.E. Headstart "Young Friends, Old Friends & Grand 
                          Friends 11/28/06
November 21  School Superintendent Wayne Gilman-Soccer Field, Kindergarten
November 22  BUTTERBALL.COM...Talking Turkey
November 24 
The Hewitt Sisters 

November 27   Craig Buness-Alderman-Chase-Loring and Sampson's Additions Update
November 28   Nancy Thomasson, Karen Bang-Hospice Light Up A Life Tree/Concert
November 29   Mike Boucher and Bobby Baird, Drift busters Snowmobile Club
November 30   Lori Wagner-RMA/Chamber Winter Wonderland & Holiday Lighting Contest

October    2006

October 2   Crookston Fire Chief Richard Rock
October 3   Richard Clausen, WSN-Frontage Road Project Update
October 4   Brook Johnson-Crookston Community Theatre, "Rumors" by Neil Simon
October 5    "Let's Talk"- CHS ENABL "Education Now and Babies Later"
October 6   

October 9   Jerry Christianson-Agronomy Manager, American Crystal Sugar
October 10 State Representative Bernie Lieder
October 11 Trey Everett-M.I.C.A.H. Project
October 12 Dedication of UMC's Centennial Residential Hall
October 13 Ken Stromberg-Crookston Crocodiles Swim Team

October 16 Lori Wagner-United Way Chili/Soup Cookoff (10/17 Tuesday-CHS)
October 17 UMC Chancellor Dr. Charles Casey
October 18 Pastor Dan Wolpert-Global Warming/ Presbyterian Soup and Salad Luncheon
October 19 Doug Oman, Candidate for House Representative Dist. 1B
October 20  Sherri Altepeter-Polk County Public Health-Mass Dispensation Exercise

October 23 Suzanne Rezac-Riverview / ECFE Teddy Bear Clinic
October 24 Manufacturer's Week-Phoenix Industries, Les Jordahl
                     Crookston Blue Line Club-Craig Morgan, Bill Yon
October 25 Manufacturer's Week-Eickhof Columbaria, Paul Eickhof
                                                            -- American Crystal Sugar, Dave Walden
October 26 Manufacturer's Week-Dee, Inc., Jade Klein 
                     Aaron Pry-Community Halloween Party
October 27 Manufacturer's Week- Dahlgren and Company, Ron Klinge

October 30  Jim Kent-Pirate Fine Arts Booster, Eric Barnum, Composer, guest Conductor
October 31  Tim Madigan-author, "I'm Proud of You"

September    2006

September   1    Richard Koop -  Crookston High School Principal

September   4  Labor Day
September   5  Bob Iverson & Liz Thompson -  Crookston Artist Series
September   6  Red River Sugar Beet Museum President Alan Dragseth
                           Lori Wagner-Chamber of Commerce, King of Trails Market Place
September   7  Lonnie Larson - Hospice of the Red River Valley
September   8  Punky Johnson-Gun Safety Classes at the Crookston Gun Club

September 11 MN Secretary Of State Mary Kiffmeyer-Voter Information
September 12 Bill Kresl-Youth Day at Crookston Gun Club
September 13 Mark Eklund-Taste of Cathedral 
September 14 Ross Hier-DNR Wildlife Management
September 15 Fly-in / Drive-in Pancake Breakfast

September 18 Stuart Benson-DNR, Conservation Enforcement Officer
September 19 Cub Scout Jamboree
September 20 Dale Knotek, Jim Kent-Rolling Plains Art Gallery
September 21 Brenda Anderson, Director of Children and Family Services NWMHC
September 22 Blaine Doty-Harvest Maintainance Supervisor-American Crystal Sugar Co.

September 25 Lori Wagner-Crookston Chamber of Commerce
September 26 Mike Fry, Executive Director of Animal Ark-Polk County Humane Society
September 27 Wayne Gillman-Crookston Public Schools Superintendent
September 28 Juan-Carlos-Rydell National Wildlife Refuge
September 29 Mayor Don Osborne

August    2006 

August   1   Jim Roope-CNN, National Guard Border Patrol
August   2   Minnesota News Network Gubernatorial Forum From Farm Fest
August   3   Lori Wagner and Jodi Boerger- Ox Cart Days and Kiddy Parade
August   4   Crookston Schools Superintendent Wayne Gilman

August   7   Crookston Public Schools-Early Readiness Program
August   8   Mike MacDonald-City News
August   9   Julie Idelkope-Walmart Sr. Manager of Public Affairs
August   10 Karin Elhert-Office of Justice-MN Victims Assistance Academy
August   11 Lori Wagner-Crookston Ox Cart Days August 17-20, 2006

August   14  Lori Wagner-Crookston Ox Cart Days August 17-20, 2006
August   15  Crookston All Schools Registration Day
August   16  Miss Crookston Candidates
August   17  Riverview Clinic Ice Cream Social/Open House
                      The Hewitt Sisters (9:45am) Performing tonight at the American Legion
August   18  Ox Cart Days Update

August   21  Miss Crookston 2006
August   22  Julie Idelkope-Walmart Sr. Manager of Public Affairs
August   23  Riverview Health's Dr. Baig / River Foundation's Kent Bruun-Celiac Disease
August   24  Scott Kleven-Park and Rec Fall Activities Guide
August   25  UMC Chancellor, Dr. Charles Casey

August   28  Rick Niemela-Crookston Bus Schedules and Transportation Safety
August   29  Pam Holsinger-Fuchs -  Interim Vice Chancellor of Student Services at UMC
August   30  Crookston City Elections -  
                      Betty Arvidson from City and Ray Ecklund, who has filed for alderman
August   31  Aaron Parrish - Crookston City Administrator (City Updates)

                                                July      2006          
July   3    Mayor Don Osbourne
July   4    Independence Day
July   5    Dan Grunhovd-Polk County Fair
July   6    Kevin Helgeson-Bikers Against Diabetes Motorcycle Fun Run
July   7

July   10  Aaron Parrish- Crookston City Administrator, 'Strategic Planning"
July   11  Bill Tyrell, Marv Bachmeier-UMC Teambacker Golf Classic Membership Drive
July   12  Lori Wagner-Crookston Ox Cart Days update, (August 17-20)
July   13  Neal Plante-Gentilly Day
July   14  Russ Severson-Extension Educator-Crop Conditions

July   17   Jeff Fagerstrom, NW Minnesota Housing Cooperative
                  Betty Arvidson, Crookston City Clerk/Treasurer
                  Housing Development Public Meeting
July   18   Dr. Gerald Reinhardt-OB GYN, Joy Johnson-Riverview Clinic
July   19   Major John Majewski-Grand Forks Air Force Base Friends and Neighbors Day
July   20   Julie Ikelkope-Walmart Sr. Manager of Public Affairs
July   21   Crookston Public Works Director, Pat Kelly- Frontage Road Project

July   24   Senator Mark Dayton-Dru's Law Passes Senate
July   25   Father Grundhaus-Roof Raising-St. Lawrence Catholic Church
July   26   Mayor Don Osborne, City Administrator Aaron Parrish-Flood Control Funding
July   27   Minnesota First Lady Mary Pawlenty-Military Family Care Initiative
July   28   Ox Cart Days Update

July   31  Aaron Pry, National Night Out, (Aug. 1)

                                                    June      2006                              
June 1    Greg Parenteau-Erskine Water Carnival
June 2    Dave St. Peter, Minnesota Twins...a NEW STADIUM!

June 5    Lori Wagner-Chamber of Commerce news
June 6    Bonnie Holmquist-Trinity Lutheran Churchy Rhubarb Festival
                 Paul Miller-
                 Registration form for 'Link Up for the Cure',
Donate to Paul's 100-mile Bike Fundraiser
June 7     Ben Winchester-"The Center For Small Towns"
June 8     Juancarlos-Rydell National Wildlife Refuge
June 9     Minnesota House Democratic Leader Matt Entenza- A Special Session?

June 12   Wayne Swanson-Crookston Gun Club- Sporting Clays League
June 13   Coreen Berdahl-Minor League, Skate Park
June 14   Janet Scott- American Cancer Society/West Polk County Relay for Life
June 15   News Conference from Camp Adder, Iraq
Military Digital Video Link          Redbullweb Link-1/34 Combat Team
June 16   Anders Gustafson-Pianist, to perform Monday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church

June 19   Neil Broadwater-Extension Educator-June is Dairy Month
June 20   Mark Neis and Peder Eide-Trinity Point 'Praise on the Point'
June 21   Doug Neville-Dept. of Public Safety-Information Officer- Border Security
June 22   Deb Boardman and Joy Johnson-Riverview Health
June 23   Andy Swenson and the Bethel Royal Players

June 26   (Open)
June 27   Kevin Paap, President, Minnesota Farm Bureau
June 28   Lori Wagner, Crookston Chamber, Convention & Visitors Bureau- Ox Cart Days
June 29   Marcoux Corner-New Live CD Release Party, 6/29
June 30   

                                                    May      2006                              
May 1     Mike Klawitter- Mt. St. Benedict Community Share Garden
May 2     Margee Keller, Jim Kent, Arts and Academics Award Ceremony, May 8t
May 3     Chaplain Major John Morris-Reintegration Seminar at CHS
May 4     American Cancer Society Relay for Life Registration
May 5     Colleen McCrae and Brenda Anderson-NW Mental Health-Children's Health
May 8      Sherri Altepeter- Polk County Public Health - National Nurses' Week
May 9      Andrea Reynolds, Speech Therapist-Riverview Health Book Fair
May 10    Aaron Parrish, Craig Morgan-Crookston Vitality Project Civic Arena Proposals
May 11    Paul Bissonette, Tri-County Corrections-National Corrections Officers Week
May 12    Roger's Campground, Washkish, Upper Red Lake Walleye Opener

May 15    State Representative Bernie Lieder
May 16    Suzanne St. Michel-Crookston Public Schools K-12 Summer Camp
May 17    Leora Simmons-Rainbow Coffee House, Bloodwash Band
May 18    Ileanna Noyes-Tri-Valley Headstart
May 19    Press Conference From Iraq-Bravo Co. National Guard Bravo Co,

May 22    Jeannine Windels-Crookston Chamber of Commerce
May 23    State Representative Bernie Lieder Legislative Wrap-up
May 24    Jim Buckmiller-Memorial Walkway Pavers
May 25    Lyme Disease Foundation
May 26    Water and Boat Safety - DNR

May 29    Memorial Day- Crookston Veteran's Council Ceremony from Oakdale Cemetery
May 30    Retiring Crookston School Superintendent Ralph Christofferson
May 31    Jeannine Windels- Executive Director, Crookston Chamber of Commerce

                                                    April    2006                              
April 3     Francine Olson-Month of the Young Child
April 4     Polk County Public Health Director Sherri Altepeter, RSVP Director  Deanna 
                Patenaude-Emergency Response Volunteer meetings
April 5    Firemen's Fun Night-Don Boone
April 6    Sherri Altepeter- Polk County Public Health-National Public Health Week
April 7    House Speaker Steve Swiggum

April 10  Ken Stromberg-Crookston Swimming Pool
April 11  Mary Sheedy Kurcinka- author, parent educator
April 12  Denice Oliver-Crookston Public School Kindergarten Roundup
April 13  Blake Carlson-Flooding in the Red River analysis
April 14  Crookston Public Works Director Pat Kelly

April 17  Bernie Lieder
April 18  Dawn Bjorgo and Kent Bruun-Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
April 19  Greg Bengston-Earth Day at Glacial Ridge
April 20  Richard Rock-Severe Weather Awareness Week/ Christa Lemos Beautiful U Day
April 21  Pat Kelly-City Public Works-Burn/compost site, Clean-up Week

April 24  Senator Leroy Stumpf
April 25  Ed Nelson, Bill Tyrell-UMC Teambackers' Fun Night
April 26  Dana Johnson-Polk County- 1st Annual "Crime Victim Prevention Night"
April 27  Janet Scott-Relay For Life, American Cancer Society
April 28  Christa Lemos-UMC Communications Director

                                                    March  2006                                       
March 1     MNN's Capitol Correspondent Bill Werner-Minnesota Legislative kick-off
March 2     Betty Arvidson, Kari Thompson-Crookston Housing Incentive Program
March 3     Sandra Tritin-Our Saviors Lutheran School

March  6    Jamestown College Concert Choir (6/7/06)     
March  7    Mike McDonald- Flood Insurance and Flood Control Project
March  8    Minnesota House DFL (minority) Leader Matt Entenza
March  9    Tim Dufault-FarmConnect board member...on his trip to China
March  10  Gene Shannon-Is There A Way To Save The Wayne Hotel?
                    Links:  Fargo, ND-Colonial Flats , Fargo, Landmark Bldg. , Fargo Theatre

March  13   Adjutant General of Minnesota, Major General Larry Shellito (Bravo Co,  
                                      Redbull Newsletter )
March  14                    Eric Schmidt-Pirate Girl's Basketball Coach
March  15                    GOOD LUCK  PIRATES !                                     
March  16   State Representative Bernie Lieder
March  17   Cody Nelson-Students Today, Leaders Forever,

March  20   Replay of Sunday's Welcome Home for Pirate Girl's Basketball Team
March  21   Betty Arvidson-St. Paul's Church Youth at National Youth Gathering
March  22   Donna Ulseth, Paul Gregg-Farmers' Share Breakfast 
                     Crookston Community Theater- "Women on Fire"
March  23    (Minnesota State Class A Basketball-First Round)
March  24    Shirley Thompson- Red Lake Falls Ag Day

March  27    State Representative Bernie Lieder
March  28    Chuck Holmquist-Music Student's Trip fundraiser
                      Large Lake Specialist Andy Thompson-Red Lake Walleye Opener
March  29    Minnesota FoodShare
March  30    Joy Johnson-Blast to Bede High School After Prom Party
March  31    City Administrator Aaron Parrish

                                                    February  2006                                    
February  1    Brian Boll-Farm Bureau "Food Check Out Day" 
February  2    Bravo Co.-National Guard News
February  3    Rusty Miller, Ice Buster Days-Feb. 11

February 6     Kari Thompson-Crookston Vitality Project
February 7     Tim Motherway, TRIAD's "Taste of Italy"-Feb. 11
February 8     Jessica Boseman-"Operation Keep Us Warm" snowmobile fundraiser
February 9     D'Anne Johnson- Crookston Skate Park Committee "Rock 4 Sk8"
February 10   Rusty Miller, Ice Buster Days-February 11th

February 13   Ice Buster Daze wrap up with Rusty Miller and Bob Baird   
February 14   UMC Vice Chancellor Joe Massey
February 15   Minutemen Civil Defense Corps Border Security
February 16   Mike Hergert,
Red River Farm Network Soybean Strategies Conference
February 17   Jessica Boseman-"Operation Keep Us Warm" snowmobile fundraiser

February 20   Mike Siekas, Jill Janssen-Villa St. Vincent   
February 21   Eric Szatkowski-Children and internet safety
February 22   Deb Zak, Bob Nelson-UMC Chancellor Dr. Charles Casey Inauguration
February 23   State Representative Bernie Lieder
February 24   Turin, Italy, Winter Olympics with Kevin Fee

February 27   Rae French-UMC International Dinner 
February 28   JuanCarlos Giess- MDHA announces new Deer Hunters Chapter

                                                    January  2006                          
January 2     Paul Miller Muscular Dystrophy and
January 3     Regional Corrections Center Director Susan Mills
January 4     Deanna Patenaude (RSVP) and Sherri Altepeter (Public Health)-
                       Mass Distribution Community Meeting
January 5     Kim Feiro-Daycare Providers and the law
January 6     Northwest Minnesota Housing Redevelopment Authority
  * * *
January 9     Tim Smalley,DNR- Podcasts available for ice-fishing
January 10   Lucille Torkelson-T.O.P.S.
January 11   Steve Anderson-Crookston Evangelical Church- "40 Days of Purpose"
January 12   Ken Stromberg-Manager, Crookston City Pool
January 13   Dave Bennett-Manager, Rydell Wildlife Refuge
  * * *
January 16   Chris Boike and Dale Knotek- Fellowship of Christian Athletes
January 17   Curt Knutson-Polk County Mounted Posse  
January 18   State Representative Bernie Lieder
January 19   Amanda Willger, Matthew Burdick-Students in Free Enterprise, ( SIFE )
January 20   Crookston Schools Superintendent Ralph Christofferson
  * * *
January 23    Ray Dusek- Cathedral School,  Catholic Schools Week
January 24    Suzanne St. Michel-Crookston Community Education
January 25    Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty
January 26    Bill Kresl-Team Camo-National Wild Turkey Federation Banquet
January 27   Deanna Patenaude, Rae French-International Friendship Program
  * * *
January 30    Rusty Miller- "Ice-Buster Days"
January 31    Stephanie Olson, Polk County Public Health-"Fitness Fever February"

                                                      December  2005                     
December 1      Marsha Smith-Habitat for Humanity "The Christmas House"
December 2      Crookston's "Winter Wonderland" TONIGHT!

December 5      Chuck Larson, Bill Casavant "Bring Our Soldiers Home" Fundraiser
                            Dawn to Dusk Lions Club Spaghetti fundraiser at the Eagles Lodge
                            5-7pm Tuesday 12/6, Free will offering...Funds to be matched by Thrivent
                            If you cannot attend and would like to help, call 281-2047 or CLICK HERE

December 6      Crookston High Schools "Classic Noel" dinner and concert
December 7      Michelle Christopherson-UMC Centennial After Hours
December 8      Polk County Commissioner Bill Montague
December 9      Minnesota State House Speaker Matt Entenza

December 12    Chuck Holmquist-Christmas Food Baskets
December 13    Lynn Willhite-Stable Communion December 17th and 18th
December 14    Crookston School Superintendent Ralph Christofferson
December 15    Marcoux Corner
December 16    Crookston Police Chief Tim Motherway

December 19    Rusty Miller Ice Buster Days
December 20    Annie Fitzgerald !  Pop / Jazz / Acoustic artist
December 21    State Supreme Court Justice Russell Anderson 
December 22    City Administrator Aaron Parrish
December 23    
Santa Claus 

December 26    Zippel Bay Lake of the Woods Ice Fishing!  
December 27    Bill Wilson, Manager-Waste Energy Plant in Fosston 
December 28    Mike MacDonald-City Flood Projects
December 29    * (pre-empted-Pirate Boys Basketball)
December 30    Larry Brekken Hurricane Katrina Recovery in New Orleans

                                                        November  2005               
November 1       DNR-Firearms deer season
November 2       Sue Meyers, CCT's "Best Christmas Pageant Ever!"
November 3       Crookston Public Works-Pat Kelly
November 4       Jeannine Windels-Chamber News

November 7       Minnesota First Lady Mary Pawlenty Military Family Care Initiative
November 8       United Way of Crookston Team Captains
November 9       Jon Hovde, author, " Left for Dead ", Vietnam Veteran
November 10     DNR-2nd Week of Deer Season!
November 11     Veteran's Day

November 14     Kent Bruun, Joy Johnson- RiverView Foundation Philanthropy Day
November 15     RiverView Foundation Philanthropy Day Radio-thon
November 16     Jeannine Windels-Crookston Chamber Birthday Dinner/Auction
November 17     Sister Amanda- Care and Share in Crookston Open House
November 18     Crookston High School Students Against Violence Everywhere

November 21     Craig Morgan-Crookston Vitality Parks and Natural Resources,
                             Community Center
November 22     Linda Walker, Mother of slain UND student Dru Sjodin
November 23     Sisters Lourraine and Denise-Mt. St. Benedict Holiday Tea on Dec. 4th
November 24     Thanksgiving Day!
November 25     (Repeat: Linda Walker, Mother of slain UND student Dru Sjodin )

November 28    Author Ross Bernstein "More Gopher Hockey"
November 29    Karen Bang and Nancy Thomason-Hospice "Light Up A Life" Concert 
November 30    State Representative Bernie Lieder

                                                        October  2005               
October    03     Lieutenant Governor Carol Molnau
October    04     Aaron Parrish-City Administrator
October    05     Bill Montague-Polk County Commissioner
October    06     Joy Johnson-Riverview / UMC Mini Medical School
October    07     Minnesota Department of Health-Flu Vaccinations

October    10     Dr. Charles Casey, Chancellor, UMC
October    11     Sherri Altepeter-Polk County Public Health-Pt. 1 Catastrophe/Terrorism/  
                             Pandemic Emergency Preparedness 
October    12     Sherri Altepeter-Polk County Public Health-Pt. 2 Family Emergency Plan 
October    13     Fire Safety Month-Crookston Fire Department
October    14     Crookston Music Students Fundraiser

October    17     State Representative Bernie Lieder
October    18     Joanne Westburg-Presbyterian Church Soup & Sandwich Luncheon
October    19     Care and Share in Crookston and V.I.S.T.A.-Mirenda Jacobson-Garcia
October    20     United Way Chili Cookoff (10/24/05 at CHS) 
October    21     Ross Hier-DNR Wildlife Management

October    24     Al Cattanaugh-Managing Agronomist, American Crystal Sugar
October    25     Rand Hughes-Community Ed / " Photo Insight "- Digital Photography
October    26     (open)
October    27     Phil Wold-Tri Valley Opportunity Council-Heating Assistance Programs
October    28     DNR 

October    31     State Representative Bernie Lieder and assistant on Medicare D

                                                        September  2005               
September 1 Melanie Davis, Director-Lutheran Social Services: Post Katrina Disaster Aid
September 2 Gary Baumgarten, CNN news...Live from Biloxi, Mississippi

September 5     Labor Day
September 6     Brian Holmer- "Go EMS Director" EMS Dispatched to Katrina Disaster
September 7     Michelle Christopherson- UMC Centennial After Hours and 
                            Kylene Odegaard-Maroon and Gold Fridays (register by clicking link)
September 8     Alan Dragseth-Historic Sugarbeet Harvest Demonstration
September 9

September 12   Tom Chapin DNR author "Poachers Caught"
                            Connie Benson- Crookston Public Library
September 13   Bill Kresl-Crookston Gun Club 2nd Annual Youth Day(9/18/05)                    
September 14   Dale Knotek and Marsha Smith- Crookston Area Habitat for Humanity
September 15   Mark Ecklund-Taste of Cathedral Fundraiser
September 16

September 19   Karen Bang and Ann Graham-"Crookston New Comers' Gathering"
September 20   Sisters Ann and Laurian for Pax Christi's State Convention featuring
                            Jim Wallis, author of "God's Politics".
September 21
September 22   Elliot Steinbrink-Iraq Tour
September 23   Ron Nargang-Glacial Ridge National

September  26  Phil Wold- Tri Valley Community Assistance
September  27  Scott Kleven, Scott Riopelle-Crookston Park & Rec Winter Sign Up
September  28  Scott Maves- Chairman, Ducks Unlimited Banquet 9/29/05 at the Legion
September  29  MaryAnn Odland-CHS Leo Club, Hurricane Katrina Fundraiser
September  30  Pamela_Holsinger-Fuchs UMC Dedication of New Student Center

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