Bulletin Board – Wednesday, February 17, 2021

The Benedictine Living Community in Crookston is celebrating Kindness Week February 14-20. Today is PJ day. Thursday, February 18 is tie dye/hippie day. Friday, February 19 is dress like a rock star day. Saturday, February 20 is do a kind deed for someone else day. 

The Golden Link will have men’s cards today at 8 a.m., a board meeting at 9 a.m., and a Lent Soup fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Meatless soups are $4.50 for a pint or $8.00 for a quart. Soups are cheese vegetable, cream of potato, old fashion tomato, vegetable dumpling and vegetable noodle.  

Trinity Lutheran Church-Crookston begins the season of Lent by offering a “Drive-through Imposition of Ashes and Blessing” to motorists on today at 12 Noon and again at 5:00 p.m .  Drivers should enter the church parking by the Fletcher Street entrance, stay in their vehicle and roll down the window to receive their ashes (by individual cotton swab), and then exit on Ash Street. At 6:30 p.m., Trinity will hold “in-person” worship in the sanctuary. This worship service will be broadcast via KROX 1260 AM and 105.7 FM, Crookston Cable Channel 3, and streamed live on Facebook.

Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held virtually at Crookston Public Schools today from 4-7 p.m. and Thursday, February 18 from 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. There will be no school Thursday, February 18, and Friday, February 19. 

A Crookston City Council Strategic Planning Session will be held tonight at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. A closed meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. to develop or consider an offer or offers for the purchase of real property pursuant to MN Statute Section 13D.05 Subd. 3 (C)(3). 

The Crookston American Legion Auxiliary Nels T Wold Unit 20 meeting will be tonight at 6:30 p.m. over Zoom. Please contact Sharon Lanctot for details.

The Crookston Eagles will have an auxiliary meeting tonight at 7 p.m. 

The Fisher American Legion will have burger night tonight. 

The Crookston Eagles will have bingo Thursday, February 18 at 6:30 p.m. and the kitchen will be open. 

The Golden Link will have rolls Friday, February 19 at 8:30 a.m. 

The Crookston V.F.W. will have Bar Bingo at 6:00 p.m. Friday and 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 19 and 20

The Crookston Eagles will have bingo Friday, February 19 at 6:30 p.m. and the kitchen will be open. 

The Crookston Eagles will have bingo Saturday, February 20 at 3:30 p.m. 

The Golden Link will have NAPS Monday, February 22 from 9-10 a.m. 

The Crookston City Council will meet Monday, February 22 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. A Ways & Means Committee meeting will be held immediately following City Council. 

The Golden Link will have recycled cards Tuesday, February 23 at 1 p.m. 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, February 23 at 8 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station. 

The Golden Link will have men’s cards Wednesday February 27 at 8 a.m. and comfort bears at 9 a.m. 

The Fisher American Legion will have burger night Wednesday, February 24. 

The Golden Link will have foot care Thursday, February 25 at 8:30 a.m., call 281-3385 for an appointment. 

The Golden Link will have rolls Friday, February 26 at 8:30 a.m. 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, March 2 at 8 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station. 

The Crookston City Council will meet Monday, March 8 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

The CHEDA Board will meet Tuesday, March 16 at 7 a.m. at Valley Tech Park. 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, March 16 at 9:30 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station. 

The Crookston City Council will meet Monday, March 22 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, March 23 at 8 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station. 

The Crookston Eagles Auxiliary #873 awards a $500 scholarship annually. Applications are available at the Crookston High School or by contacting Sheila Menard at 218-289-3212. You may also email crookstoneaglesauxiliary.873@gmail.com.   Applicants must have a relative who is a member of the Crookston Auxiliary, but do not need to attend school in Crookston. Applications must be postmarked no later than April 1, 2021.  

CONTINUING ANNOUNCEMENTS

ECFE Full Steam Ahead virtual class for ages birth through Kindergarten entrance is offered once a week. Each week you will be able to listen to a book, sing songs, and do an activity focused on steam.  The class is prerecorded and available for you to access at your convenience. For more information call 218-281-5078. 

ECFE will have their weekly class Wide Open Spaces for ages birth to Kindergarten entrance every Friday from 9:30-11:00 a.m. For more information call 218-281-5078.

The Golden Link is serving noon lunch to go. Cost is $6 and available to the public. Call 281-3072. 

The Crookston Friends of the Library meet the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m.

The Crookston Library Board meets the first Wednesday of each month at 5:15. 

The Cove Youth Center in Crookston will be open Wednesdays and Fridays from 3:30-6:30 p.m. for 7th-8th graders, and from 6:30-9:30 p.m. for 9th-12th graders. The facility is currently limited to 14 students at one time due to COVID-19. Students and parents should call ahead to check availability of the youth center at 218-470-0149. 

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.

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.

A DNR Hunter Safety Training course will be held in May. For information and to register call Steve Videen at 218-289-2115.