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ALL LAKE AGASSIZ REGIONAL LIBRARY BRANCHES AND LINK SITES WILL BE CLOSED FOR JULY 4

All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK sites will be closed on Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day, with regular hours of operation resuming Tuesday, July 5. LARL’s branch libraries are located in Ada, Bagley, Barnesville,...

NORTHWEST SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE HELD ITS 2022 REUNION ON JUNE 24 AT UMC

Northwest School of Agriculture classmates and friends gathered to reminisce, reconnect and celebrate during their 2022 reunion on June 24 on the University of Minnesota Crookston campus. A highlight of the event was the recognition of this year’s Top...

EAST GRAND FORKS POLICE LOOKING FOR MALE THAT JUMPED INTO THE RIVER NEAR THE SORLIE BRIDGE

On June 22, 2022, at 4:05 p.m., East Grand Forks Officers were dispatched to 208 2nd Ave. NW for an unwanted person. Officers made contact with the subject, and he voluntarily left the address and stated he was returning...

CITY ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO GARBAGE & RECYCLING COLLECTION FOR JULY 4TH

The City of Crookston has announced that City Hall will be closed on Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Crookston Public Works Director Brandon Carlson also announced that Garbage & Recycling Collection for Monday, July 4, will...

GRAND FORKS POLICE RESPOND TO CAR CRASHING INTO APARTMENT BUILDING

On June 27, 2022, at approximately 7:00 p.m., officers from the Grand Forks Police Department were dispatched to the apartment building at 2100 36th Ave. So. A 29-year-old driver had driven their 2015 Kia into their patio door. The driver...

ARREST/FIRE REPORT- JUNE 28, 2022

The Northwest Regional Corrections Center in Crookston reported the following arrests. Blaine Elliot Gourneau, 41, no address provided, for Domestic Assault Whitney Paige Anderson, 27, of Crookston, for DUI

CROOKSTON CITY COUNCIL GETS UPDATE ON PUNGENT SMELL IN TOWN

The Crookston City Council met on Monday night in the Crookston City Hall Council Chambers in the lower level of Crookston City Hall. CHEDA SPECIAL MEETING Before the meeting began, the Crookston Housing & Economic Development Authority (CHEDA) met for a...

CROOKSTON SCHOOL BOARD APPROVES 2022-2023 PRELIMINARY BUDGET AND BREAKFAST/LUNCH PRICE INCREASES

The Crookston School Board met on Monday night inside the Crookston High School Choir/Orchestra room. The meeting began with the board approving all the Consent Agenda Items unanimously. CONSENT AGENDA The Consent Agenda included accepting resignation letters from Crookston High School...

FERTILE PUBLIC LIBRARY INSTALLS NEW STORY STROLL FEATURING “HEY WATER!”

The Fertile Public Library has teamed up with the Agassiz Environmental Learning Center to offer a Story Stroll this summer! Enjoy "Hey Water!" by Antoinette Portis while exploring the prairie area at the AELC from July 1 to 17.  The trails will be marked....

MINNESOTA REPRESENTATIVE MICHELLE FISCHBACH TO VISIT CROOKSTON ON TUESDAY

Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District Representative Michelle Fischbach will have a public appearance in the back room of RBJ’s Restuarant for a campingning event on Tuesday, June 28, at noon. The meeting is open to the public.

MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES ANNOUNCES THAT MORE FOOD BENEFITS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN ARE ON THE WAY

While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause food insecurity, especially for children who aren’t getting meals at school or childcare centers, families with children age five and younger will soon get a little more help putting healthy meals on...

CROOKSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT RESPONDS TO ACCIDENT ON HOLLY AVE.

The Crookston Police Department responded to a car accident on June 24. The report can be seen below. Report of an accident on June 24, at 5:30 p.m. on Holly Ave. Vehicle #1 – 2018 Chevrolet Malibu, driven by Lydia...

ENTRIES FOR THE 2022 POLK COUNTY FAIR CHOCOLATE CONTEST ARE NOW OPEN

It’s CHOCOLATE time! Milk, white, dark, semi-sweet, or bittersweet! Take your pick! Hot, cold, soft, hard, creamy, or chunky. Cooked, baked, or melted…Chocolate possibilities are endless! If you not only enjoy eating chocolate but making and/or baking with chocolate...

CITY OF CROOKSTON WILL SPRAY FOR MOSQUITOS MONDAY NIGHT AT 9 P.M.

The City of Crookston announced that they will spray the entire town for mosquitos today, June 27, beginning at 9:00 p.m., weather permitting.

HEAVY RAIN HITS CROOKSTON AND AREA ON SATURDAY NIGHT

Northwest Minnesota was hit by more heavy rain on Saturday, June 25.  Thunderstorms moved through the area in the evening and dropped over an inch of rain in a short period of time.  Rain totals that have been turned...