The Crookston Community Pool is closed until further notice.

Masonic Lodge is selling Vidalia onions at Scott’s True Value now until supplies run out.

Crookston Public Schools would like to invite the public to a recognition celebration honoring the 2022-2023 retirees of ISD 593 on Friday at 1:30 pm in the CHS commons. Retirees include: Susan Akerlind; Jill Carlson, Nancy Nottestad, LaDonna Peterson, and Marcia Scholler. Coffee and refreshments will be served.

RiverView Health Rehab Service will hold A Matter of Balance class at the Summerfield Apartments located at 423 Woodland in the second-floor Community Room. The two-hour classes will be held on Thursdays from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. For more information and to register, call 281-9463.

Polk County Household Hazardous Waste Collections will be held at the Fertile Fairgrounds on Friday from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. and at the East Shore Beach Area of Maple Lake off County Highway 10 on Saturday, June 3, from 9:00 a.m. to noon. The Polk County Transfer Station accepts household hazardous waste Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 year-round.

The Crookston Eagles Club will have bar bingo at 6:30 p.m. on Friday. $500 must go.

The Crookston Eagles Club will have bar bingo at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday. $400 must go.

Crookston Spring registration for Driver Education is open to all students currently enrolled in Crookston Public Schools. The next session will be June 5 through the 20. Additional registration forms for fall and winter are also available to check dates and times to determine the best time for driver education for your child. Please return your registration to the High School Office and pay in the High School office prior to the first day of class. All information is on the registration forms here. If you have any questions, please contact Chris Trostad at Highland School at 218-281-5600.

The Crookston City Council will have a special meeting on Monday, June 5 at 5:30 p.m in the City Hall Council Chambers. The Crookston Ways and Means Committee meeting will have a special meeting immediately following the council meeting.

The Fisher American Legion Auxiliary meeting will be at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 6.

The Fisher American Legion will have burger tonight, Wednesday, June 7.

Lutheran Social Service Meals, with support from DSAAA and United Way, will distribute meals to individuals 60 plus on Monday, June 12th, at 9:00 AM at Golden Link in Crookston. Recipients will receive a bundle of 10 meals, first come, first served. To register, contact Wendy Jerry at 218-773-3017.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary 1902 Crookston will have their regular meeting at the Golden Link Senior Center on Tuesday, June 13, at 6:00 p.m.

The Fisher American Legion will have its Legion and SAL meeting at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 13.


Highland School is currently looking for donations of new or gently used winter gloves. Please drop off any donations at the Highland School Office if you are interested in donating.

The Crookston Care & Share is now accepting donations of Women’s, Men’s, and children’s coats and jackets, jeans, sweatshirts, long sleeve t-shirts, and winter gear, as well as toiletries and other common items. Donations may be dropped off at the Care and Share Center at 220 East Third Street.

The Prairie Skyline Foundation is looking for new members. For those interested in joining, you can contact Kay Hegge at 218-289-1246.

Second booster doses of Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are now available at Altru Clinic in Crookston for people 50 and older and those 12 and older who are immunocompromised. The second booster dose must be administered at least four months after the first booster. Adults who received Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) for their primary vaccine and booster dose at least four months ago may now receive a second booster dose of Pfizer or Moderna only. To schedule your COVID-19 booster dose in Altru Clinic in Crookston, please call 218.281.9100.

The Benedictine Living Community Auxiliary is looking for new members. For those interested in joining, you can contact President Diane Seddon at 218-280-6736.

The Crookston License Center is now offering the Class D written test for permits, new-to-state residents, and MN reinstatements. The test is available by appointment for a fee of $10.00. If you want to schedule an appointment, please call 218.281.5423 or email licensecenter@co.polk.mn.us.

The Crookston Public Library’s Books & Brews Book Club meet on the fourth Tuesday of every other month at 6:30 p.m. at Drafts Sports Bar and Grill. They will discuss books and enjoy beverages. Appetizers are provided by the Friends of the Crookston Public Library; participants are responsible for the cost of their own food and drinks. All are welcome. 

The Crookston Public Library’s Reading by the Red Book Club meets on the fourth Tuesday of every other month at the library at 6:30 p.m. They will discuss books and enjoy beverages.

The Golden Link is serving noon lunch Monday through Friday. The cost is $8. Veterans’ meals are half-price on the first Monday of the month. Call 281-3072 by 10:00 the day you plan to have lunch. 

The Crookston Friends of the Library meet on the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

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

The Cove Youth Center in Crookston is open Monday through Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Students and parents should call ahead to check the availability of the youth center at 218-470-0149. 

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, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

The Crookston Care and Share Center’s Donation and New Hope Food Shelf will be open every Monday and Wednesday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and every Friday from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. For information on the Care and Share New Hope Food Shelf website, click here. For more information or to donate, call 218-277-0000.

The Golden Link is now renting rooms for parties. Free for members. Call 218-281-3072 for details.

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