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ARREST/FIRE REPORT-DECEMBER 3, 2022

The Northwest Regional Corrections Center reported the following arrests.  Amy Marie Mohs, 45, of East Grand Forks, for Receiving Stolen Property

CROOKSTON AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HOLDS NIGHT OF STARS AWARDS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN TWO YEARS

The Crookston Area Chamber of Commerce held its Chamber Celebration in person for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic to celebrate local businesses with its "Night of Stars" event at the Crookston Eagles.  Representatives from various local businesses came...

CROOKSTON TOYS FOR TOTS DONATIONS-DECEMBER 2, 2022

The City of Crookston is holding the City Toys for Tots drive again this year. As in the past, The Crookston Firefighters and Auxiliary, along with the City of Crookston Employees, will be delivering toys to kids in Crookston...

POLK COUNTY EXPECTED TO SEE TEMPERATURES DIP DOWN CLOSE TO THIRTY BELOW ZERO TONIGHT

Winter is here, and another small snowstorm is coming to northwest Minnesota with high winds and blowing snow, making visibility poor, especially in the open country and highways (especially on Highway 2). The National Weather Service in Grand Forks reported...

HIGHLAND AND WASHINGTON STUDENTS RAISE $11,390 WITH THIS YEAR’S READ-A-THON

The Crookston Public Schools announced that students at Highland and Washington Elementary Schools read a total of 204,649 minutes and raised a total of $11,390 during this year's annual Read-a-Thon! The schools say the students did a fantastic job...

UNITED WAY OF CROOKSTON’S ONLINE HOLIDAY AUCTION BEGINS ON MONDAY

The United Way of Crookston is excited to announce the return of their online holiday auction! They have over 70 items from local businesses, artists, and friends of the United Way. This is one of the biggest fundraisers of the...

POLK COUNTY RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY VALUES LOOK TO INCREASE BY APPROXIMATELY 19 PERCENT

Across Polk County, residents and businesses have noticed their property market values have generally been on the rise over the past few years. While this is great news for homeowners around the area, many wonder what that will mean...
Police

ARREST/FIRE REPORT-DECEMBER 2, 2022

The Northwest Regional Corrections Center reported the following arrests.  Sarah Olga Marie Giauque, 45, of East Grand Forks, for 3rd-Degree DUI The Crookston Fire Department (CFD) responded to the following calls on 12/1/2022 - At 1:00 p.m., the CFD responded to the...

POLK COUNTY COMMISSIONERS APPROVE LIST OF MEMBERS FOR COUNTY OPIOID SETTLEMENT ADVISORY COUNCIL

The Polk County Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday morning at the Polk County Government Center. CONSENT ITEMS The board began the meeting by approving the Auditor Warrants, which they approved unanimously. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES-JON STEINER The board was then approached by Environmental Supervising...

BOIKE AND WINJUM NAMED CROOKSTON H.S. EXCEL AWARD NOMINEES

The ExCEL Award - Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership – is a unique recognition program designed exclusively for Minnesota high school juniors who are active in school activities, who show leadership qualities, and who work voluntarily in their...

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KELLY VAN SCHAICK WINS KROX’S 58TH ANNUAL SHOPPING SPREE

KROX’S 58th Annual Shopping Spree drawing was held on Monday, November 21, right after the noontime news. This year’s winner was Kelly Van Schaick, whose name was drawn from Purdy’s Shoe Store in Thief River Falls. She received $890...

HUGO’S SCAN CAMPAIGN RAISE $1,006.70 FOR THE CROOKSTON MUSIC DEPARTMENT

Hugo’s Family Marketplace and its customers have made another charitable donation with its scan campaigns that were held in the late fall. Customers could either donate $1 or $3 donation at the tills. With the help of Hugo’s customers...
Police

ARREST/FIRE REPORT-DECEMBER 1, 2022

The Northwest Regional Corrections Center reported the following arrests.  Timothy Michael Buchanan, 41, of Crookston, for 3rd-Degree Drug Possession of 10 grams or more of Narcotics Henry Wayne Vold, 39, of Mentor, for Disorderly Conduct Roger Lee Passa, 37, no address provided,...

CROOKSTON PIRATES COVE STORE WILL BE OPEN FOR HOME BOYS AND GIRLS PIRATES BASKETBALL GAMES

The Crookston Pirates Cove Store will be opening just in time for holiday shopping as it will be open at both this week’s Boys and Girls Pirates Basketball home games on Thursday, December 1, Friday, December 2, Monday, December...

CROOKSTON PUBLIC WORKS REMINDS CITIZENS TO DO THEIR PART IN KEEPING SIDEWALKS CLEAR

Crookston Public Works Department Director Brandon Carlson and the City of Crookston would like everyone to remember to follow the city’s snowfall ordinance and to do their part to help keep everyone safe from snow-covered sidewalks. Shovel Your Sidewalk...