Bulletin Board – Thursday, April 23, 2020

The Crookston Township Board of Appeals and Equalization meeting at 5:00 p.m. today shall be conducted entirely through teleconferencing or other electronic means. If the public wishes to listen to and/or participate in the meeting the public should Call: (408) 418-9388. Meeting password: KCd6Ki9ehF2 (52365493 from phones and video systems). Any questions please contact Crookston Township Board Clerk (218) 289-2569. 

Biermaier Chiropractic Clinic is giving away $25 in Chamber Buck on Fridays – April 24 and May 1.  Take a picture being active then upload it to Facebook tagging Biermaier Chiropractic Clinic or email it to biermaierchiropractic@gmail.com and be entered into a drawing for $25 in Chamber Bucks.  You can enter once a day all week long.  

The Crookston High School Triple A senior recognition banquet will be held virtually with a live event on the Crookston Pulbic Schools Facebook page and Youtube channel. 

The Crookston City Council will meet Monday, April 27 at 7:00 p.m. in the council chambers at city hall.  The Ways & Means Committee will meet immediately following city council.  There will be limited seating available, to participate by phone call 281-4515 and speak during the public forum.  The doors to city hall will be unlocked at 6:30 p.m.  The possibility of a closed session exists with both meetings. 

Get out of the house and into your car.  The Crookston Classic Cruisers will are going for a cruise parading through Crookston on Thursday, April 30 from 6-7 p.m. Club members should gather at Anderson’s warehouse before 6 p.m. 

The Crookston Eagles Auxiliary 873 Scholarship application for 2020 is available for pickup at the Crookston High School Office. Applicants must have a female relative as a member of the Auxiliary. The application deadline has been extended to May 1st.  If you have any questions, please contact through Facebook on the Crookston Eagles Auxiliary #873 page or the Crookston Eagle’s 873 Event Planner or by email shmother@hotmail.com

There will be a neighborhood parade to celebrate Crookston 2020 seniors, spring and Crookston Friday, May 1.  Cars will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Crookston High School parking lot and people must remain in the vehicle at all times before dispersing to any neighborhood of their choice.  Decorate vehicles, driveways, yards and windows, then honk, wave and smile. 

The Crookston Chamber is holding a contest to guess what value of local shopping will be collected in receipts during their month long shop local incentive program.  As of April 22, the Chamber had collected over $27,000 in receipts.  Guess the final amount collected through May 4 and the closest guess will receive $100 in Chamber Bucks. 

The Crookston School District will offer two free meals a day for students and kids ages 18 and under continuing for any regularly scheduled school day that the school is closed.  The meals will be available from 11-1 p.m. at Highland School. Limited delivery options are available if circumstances make you unable to pick up food. For questions, delivery – for those who are unable to pick up food, or to call ahead with allergies call 281-5600 between 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.  

SUMMIT tenant families and friends dropping off groceries and other items. PLEASE use the South Villa MAIN Door during business hours. If you need to make other arrangements, please call 218-281-3424.

Polk County Public Health is available to answer questions about COVID 19, and help obtain essential services such as groceries, medications and other daily items at 281-3385.  The phone is staffed Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

The Crookston Times have set out newspaper vending machines outside their office at 124 S. Broadway with non-perishable unopened food items inside for kids and families in need while schools are closed. If you would like to drop off food items, feel free to bring them to their office or fill the machines. Please help keep the machines organized and let the Times know if they’re empty.

Hugo’s Family Marketplace is offering shopping for seniors and people with illnesses from 6-7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, and 8-9 a.m. Saturdays, and Sundays during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The Care and Share New Hope Food Shelf is open every Monday and Wednesday afternoon from 1:00-5:00 pm.  For more information, or to donate, call 218-277-0000.