Bulletin Board – Wednesday July 22, 2020

Grab a blanket and lunch and meet outside the Crookston library at 11:00 this morning for an all-ages storytime! They will read stories, sing songs, and do rhymes followed by a short activity. Social distancing is encouraged.  

The Fisher American Legion will have burger night from 5-8 p.m. tonight.

The Crookston Eagles Auxiliary will meet at 7:00 p.m. tonight.  

The Crookston Eagles will have Bar Bingo at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 23. The kitchen will serve shrimp or wing baskets for $7 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

The Crookston Eagles will have Bar Bingo at 3:30 Saturday, July 25 with a $300 must go jackpot. 

The Crookston Eagles will serve Burger Baskets on Monday, July 27 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. $5 burgers and $6 burger basket

The Wesley United Methodist Church Summer Salad Luncheon on Thursday, July 30 from 11:00 to 1:00 p.m. will be takeout orders only and the orders must be placed by Monday, July 27. Call 281-1877 or 281-3606. Each salad takeout will include 3 salads–wild rice chicken salad, broccoli salad, potato salad, and a dinner roll. Dessert choices will be chocolate, lemon, or bread pudding for $10. No beverage will be included. Curbside delivery.  A decision for August and September will be forthcoming and will be announced. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, July 27 at noon at RBJ’s with restrictions. 

The Crookston City Council will meet on Monday, July 27 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers and the Ways and Means Committee will meet immediately after. The possibility of a closed session exists with both City Council and Ways and Means Committee meetings.

Filing will open for the local elected office positions opens on Tuesday, July 28 and closes on Tuesday, August 11 at 5 p.m.:

 

  • Crookston School Board has three board spots up for election for a four-year term. The filing fee is $2 and affidavits are available and can be filed at the District Office at 402 Fisher Avenue Suite 593. 
  • Crookston Township Board will be taking affidavits of candidacy for Supervisor Seat A – 6-year term, Supervisor Seat B – 6-year term, and Clerk Seat E – 4 -year term. Affidavits can be filed with the Crookston Township Clerk at Valley Technology Park with a $2 filing fee, contact Theresa Tahran at 218-289-2569 if interested in filing.
  • City of Crookston will be taking affidavits for City Council for Wards 1,3,5, and an at-large seat for four-year terms. Filing is $2 and can be done at City Hall.

 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, July 28 at 8:00 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station. 

Grab a blanket and lunch and meet outside the Crookston library at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 29 for an all-ages storytime! They will read stories, sing songs, and do rhymes followed by a short activity. Social distancing is encouraged.  

The Fisher American Legion will have burger night Wednesday, July 29 from 5-8 p.m. 

The Crookston Airport Commission will meet on Thursday, July 30 at 8:00 a.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. 

The Crookston School District summer food program will run through July 31. The meals, which include breakfast and lunch will be available from 11-1 p.m. at Highland School for kids 18 and under. With the non-congregate COVID-19 rules, the kids need not be present, so parents can pick up the number of required meals and take them home.

The USDA Farmers to Families Food Box pick-up will be Saturday, August 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. or until supplies are gone.The pick-up location will be at the Crookston High School east parking lot, please follow instructions when you enter. It’s a drive-thru pick up and the volunteers will distribute the boxes to the vehicles adhering to social distancing. The protein box will be 11 pounds of frozen meat. There is no income guideline and no paperwork. Brought to you in partnership by Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Polk County and the North Country Food Bank. 

The 3rd annual Crookston Chamber photo contest runs through August 1. Photos must be posted to the contest posting on the Chamber Facebook page to be eligible. 

The 20th Annual Minakwa Junior Golf Tournament will be held Monday, August 3. Pre-register by August 1. Tee times for juniors age 15-17 will be 8:30 a.m., 13-14 will be 9 a.m., 11-12 will be 9:30 a.m., 9-10 will be 10 a.m., and 8 & under is 10:30 a.m. Prizes will be awarded for Boys and Girls Medalists with trophies and door prizes age 9-17 and the cost is $20 for nine holes including lunch. Age 8 & under will play four holes and receive participation medals for $10 including lunch. Sponsored by the Crookston Lions and Minakwa Golf Course. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, August 3 at noon at RBJ’s with restrictions. 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, August 4 at 8:00 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station.  

Grab a blanket and lunch and meet outside the Crookston library at 11:00 a.m. August 5 for an all-ages storytime! They will read stories, sing songs, and do rhymes followed by a short activity. Social distancing is encouraged. 

The Crookston Library Board will meet on Wednesday, August 5 at 5:15 at the library. 

The Fisher American Legion will have burger night Wednesday, August 5 from 5-8 p.m. 

The Climax Parish Food shelf will be open Thursday, August 6 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the back door of the Climax Library. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, August 10 at noon at RBJ’s with restrictions. 

Grab a blanket and lunch and meet outside the Crookston library at 11:00 a.m. August 12 for an all-ages storytime! They will read stories, sing songs, and do rhymes followed by a short activity. Social distancing is encouraged. 

The Fisher Legion and SAL meeting will be Tuesday, August 11 at 7 p.m. 

The Fisher American Legion will have burger night Wednesday, August 12 from 5-8 p.m. 

Riverview Health will be offering CPR classes on two nights, Thursday, August 13 and Friday, August 14 from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. at the Riverview Home Care Building located at 721 South Minnesota Street. There is a $45 dollar cost for those needing certification and free for those not needing certification. Covid-19 guidelines will be followed. For more information or to register call 281-9405.

The Fisher Chamber meeting will be Thursday, August 13 at 7 p.m. at the Fisher American Legion. 

The Crookston High School Class of 1965’s 55th Class Reunion scheduled for Ox Cart Days Week August 17-23 has been canceled.

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, August 17 at noon at RBJ’s with restrictions. 

The Crookston Friends of the Library will meet at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, August 17 at the library. 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, August 18 at 9:30 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station. 

The Crookston Township Board will meet Wednesday, August 19 at 6:30 a.m. at Valley Technology Park. 

Grab a blanket and lunch and meet outside the Crookston library at 11:00 a.m. August 19 for an all-ages storytime! They will read stories, sing songs, and do rhymes followed by a short activity. Social distancing is encouraged. 

The Fisher American Legion will have burger night Wednesday, August 19 from 5-8 p.m. 

The Climax Parish Food shelf will be open Thursday, August 20 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the back door of the Climax Library. 

The University of Minnesota Crookston and the Crookston Classic Cruisers will host a Golden Eagle Classic Cruise from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, August 20. Join in by decorating your yard, driveway, garage, or host a tailgate by registering here by Wednesday, August 19. Prizes will be awarded for best maroon and gold, best yard/driveway decor using the “I AM CROOKSTON” theme, and best dressed Golden Eagle. Each participating tailgate will receive an I AM CROOKSTON sign upon registering. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, August 24 at noon at RBJ’s with restrictions. 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, August 25 at 8:00 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Center. 

Grab a blanket and lunch and meet outside the Crookston library at 11:00 a.m. August 26 for an all-ages storytime! They will read stories, sing songs, and do rhymes followed by a short activity. Social distancing is encouraged. 

The Fisher American Legion will have burger night Wednesday, August 26 from 5-8 p.m. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, August 31 at noon at RBJ’s with restrictions. 

The Crookston Gun Club is open for trap shooting on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5:00 to dusk.