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Crookston Community Calendar  Crookston Daily Times

Friday, July 12. Crookston VFW Post 1902 will have Bar BINGO at 6 p.m. every Friday and at 1 p.m. every Saturday. Monday, July 15. UMC Horseback Youth ...



Familiar face returns to Crookston School Board  Crookston Daily Times

A familiar face officially returned to the Crookston School Board this week, as former longtime board member and onetime board chair Nick Nicholas was sworn ...



Crookston High School Class of 2019 graduates  Crookston Daily Times

Members of the Crookston High School Class of 2019 officially closed the book on one chapter of their lives and started the next chapter Friday night in the CHS ...



First Semester Honor Rolls at Crookston High School listed  Crookston Daily Times

A” HONOR ROLL Grade 12Elysa Christensen, Eric Delorme, Brock Heppner, Connor Januszewski, Logan Kostrzewski, Thea Oman, Hailey Spivey, Hannah ...



Crookston High School Class of 2019 graduates May 24 - News  Crookston Daily Times

Crookston High School seniors making up the Class of 2019 will cross the stage Friday evening, May 24 in the school gymnasium and receive their diplomas.



Crookston High School senior Shaun Nelson named Mr. CHS 2019  Crookston Daily Times

Crookston High School senior Shaun Nelson, son of Mike and Jen Nelson, was fitted with the 2019 Mr. CHS belt at the conclusion of the Mr. CHS Pageant in the ...



Crookston School District community input strategic planning session held Tuesday  Crookston Daily Times

To help guide the district forward and set direction over the next five years, a community input session for strategic planning for the Crookston School District was ...



Crookston Public Schools - Lots happening during Music in Our Schools Month  Crookston Daily Times

March is “Music in Our Schools Month” and the Crookston Public School Music departments have been busy. The first graders of Washington Elementary School ...



2019 Crookston Hall of Fame Class Announced  Crookston Daily Times

Jenny Bruun, Belinda Fjeld, Dave Kuehn and Mike Geffre will be inducted into the Crookston High School Hall of Fame, and Jim Brolsma and “Pepper” Lysaker ...



Administrative structure modified at Crookston High School  Crookston Daily Times

Hardy teaching full time, Bubna and Garmen handling 'dean of students' duties, with SRO Rasicot interacting with students as well. Crookston High School ...



Andy Gjerswold will coach UMN Crookstons inaugural trap team  Crookston Daily Times

The University of Minnesota Crookston and the Golden Eagle athletic department have hired Andy Gjerswold as Head Trap Coach. Gjerswold, a native of ...



One-Act play at Crookston High School leaves you wanting more acts  Crookston Daily Times

Crookston High School's next One-Act play, “Among Friends and Clutter,” leaves you wanting more. Plain and simple. After the timed 35-ish minutes were up ...



Crookston School Board - $400K+ budget reduction package approved, sort of  Crookston Daily Times

Board's vote against non-renewing contract of special education teacher means Olson and administrative team have to come up with something else.



Crookston School District - School board to consider a different staff reduction  Crookston Daily Times

The Crookston School Board will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, April 3 to consider a resolution to terminate/non-renew a teaching contract.



Halloween in the halls at Crookston High School  Crookston Daily Times

From seventh-graders up to seniors, Crookston High School students on Wednesday got into the Halloween spirit by dressing up in various costumes.



Crookston High School Speech competes in Fergus Falls  Crookston Daily Times

Members of the Crookston High School Speech Team participated in their first meet of the season on January 26 in Fergus Falls where they competed against ...



Crookston School District - New bus garage committee sits down for the first time  Crookston Daily Times

A newly formed advisory committee tasked with trying to come up with a bus garage project proposal that Crookston School Districts voters will find palatable ...



Crookston High School 2018 Homecoming queen, king candidates named  Crookston Daily Times

Crookston High School's 2018 Homecoming week is October 8-12. The week will start with Pajama Day on Monday. Country vs. Country Club is Tuesday's ...



CHS Spring 2019 honor roll - News  St. James Plaindealer

2019 spring semester “A” and “B” Honor Rolls at Crookston High School.



Crookston School District Spelling Bee - Goulet is G-R-E-A-T  Crookston Daily Times

In her final year of eligibility, Crookston High School eighth-grader Summer Goulet, who's been on the Highland School auditorium stage in previous years to ...



Crookston School Board candidate profile: Marcia Meine  Crookston Daily Times

First, could you provide a bit of background information, i.e. your age, family, career and educational background, etc.? My name is Marcia Meine, I am 60 years ...



CHS Spring Production - Songs aplenty in must-see play  Crookston Daily Times

I only sleep three hours a night, I hide in the bathroom cabinet, and I'm not allowed to cry.” That's just one of the quotes that sums up the anxiety-ridden, most ...



Northwest Minnesota Arts Council - Logan Johnson’s ‘Because I Could’ continues to impress  Crookston Daily Times

The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council announces the Northwest Minnesota Art Exhibit winners. Student and adult artists residing in a seven-county region ...



CHEDA video illuminates what agency does in Crookston  Crookston Daily Times

With an assist from CHS students, video seeks to build cohesiveness with CHEDA 'brand' and highlight partnerships. As a way to “illuminate” what they do, what ...



Crookston Kiwanis, Masons and Builders Club served up breakfast Sunday  Crookston Daily Times

The Crookston Masonic Lodge on Sunday was the place to be for a Pancake, French Toast and Belgium Waffle Breakfast served up by members of the ...



Crookston High School - Olson: CHS ranked 2nd in the region  Monte News

US News & World Report ranks 416 Minnesota high schools, puts TRF at 159 and CHS at 202.



2018 Crookston High School Hall of Fame Class  Crookston Daily Times

Ron Thompson, Len Devos, Carol Anderson Barrett, Elaine Anderson Phillips, Charles Potter, Henry Hulst and Bill Taylor will be inducted during the 2018 Ox ...



Intro to Ag, Natural Resources Wildlife Management courses coming to CHS  Crookston Daily Times

Crookston School Board member Tim Dufault, a farmer who has long advocated for the addition of an agriculture-related curriculum to the high school's course ...



Miss Minnesota contestant MacRae nominates Iverson for SHERO Award  Crookston Daily Times

Crookston High School senior Muira MacRae, crowned Miss Northern Lakes in 2018 and a contestant in the Miss Minnesota Scholarship Pageant in June 2019, ...



Despite inclusion on state list, academic achievement news at Highland School is largely positive  Crookston Daily Times

School is on 'Targeted Support' list because it receives Title funds and two student sub-groups scored below proficiency targets. With students at Washington ...



Crookston Youth Foundation growing pains?  Crookston Daily Times

Crookston Youth Foundation leaders, young and old, try to stay true to initiative's initial mission and vision, while also trying to tailor The Cove youth center's ...



Crookston High School first semester 2017-18 honor roll - News  Crookston Daily Times

“A” HONOR ROLL Grade 12. Todd Boerger, Karlie Brekken, Merran Dingmann, Aleece Durbin, Madeline Everett, Keaton Lindgren, Kathryn MacGregor, Ethan ...



Crookston High School Class of 1967  Crookston Daily Times

50 YEARS – The Crookston Central High School Class of 1967 held their 50-year reunion over Ox Cart Days weekend.



CHEDA - Crookston DaRoos is the first B3 grant recipient  Crookston Daily Times

DaRoos Pizza, Mexican and Subs in downtown Crookston is the inaugural recipient of a B3 (Building Better Business) grant from the Crookston Housing ...



International Student Exchange Program - Swensons fill their empty nest  Crookston Daily Times

Local couple hosts exchange students from Brazil and Colombia.



2018 CHS Homecoming King and Queen crowned  Crookston Daily Times

Gina Visness was crowned queen and Nick Garmen was crowned king.



Crookston High School principal Bubna disputes students' account of locker room encounter  Crookston Daily Times

Girls say he walked in on them changing clothes; principal says they were reported as skipping class and hiding in the locker room and he yelled numerous ...



Crookston High Schools Beginning Woods Class is where it all starts  Crookston Daily Times

Trying to educate 27 students who are just starting to learn the basics in the carpentry world might not be an easy task, but Crookston High School teacher Travis ...



UPDATE - Best in Arts, Academics, Athletics spotlighted at CHS Triple A Banquet Monday  Crookston Daily Times

The 11th Annual Crookston High School Triple A - Academics, Arts and Athletics Senior Recognition Banquet was held Monday evening. Students, parents and ...



Friends rally around Hongs Chinese Restaurant family victimized by burglary, theft  Crookston Daily Times

GoFundMe page, Bremer account set up to help family that owns Hong's Chinese Restaurant in town. Friends of the Crookston family who own Hong's Chinese ...



Crookston American Legion Nels T. Wold Post 20 100th Birthday Celebration - We are still here and we still have a lot of heart  Crookston Daily Times

Lack of a building doesn't diminish Legion's impact.



May 31 is the deadline to vote for Shirley Iverson as a 'SHERO'  Crookston Daily Times

Friday, May 31 is the last day and invite people to vote for Shirley Iverson of Crookston to be recognized as a 'SHERO.' The finalist who receives the most public ...



CHS Homecoming Week kicked off Monday with "Pajama Day"  Crookston Daily Times

Crookston High School's 2018 Homecoming Week kicked off Monday with the apparel theme of “Pajama Day.”



Crookston students lend Fuji a hand  Crookston Daily Times

Tuesday afternoon, Crookston High School Leo Club members and some Pirate football players went to Greg “Fuji” Lerum's house to help him out with some ...



Masonic Lodge presents check to CHS Kiwanis Builders Club  Crookston Daily Times

Crookston Masonic Lodge #141 recently presented a $1200 check to student members of the Builders Club. These funds were raised from a recent breakfast at ...



Crookston High School Class of 2017 - Graduating CHS seniors have a busy day leading up to big Friday evening  Crookston Daily Times

The commencement ceremonies for 94 seniors in the Crookston High School Class of 2017 will begin at 7 p.m. Friday, May 26 in the CHS gymnasium, but, even ...



Teacher Appreciation Week proves well for Crookston High School  Crookston Daily Times

During Teacher Appreciation Week, May 7-11, a parent advisory group organized food and tokens of thanks for teachers at Crookston High School. They made ...



Crookston High School team takes 1st at Envirothon  Crookston Daily Times

A team comprised of Crookston High School students took first place at the Area Envirothon held April 27 at Rydell National Wildlife Refuge in rural Erskine.



Crookston School Board revises yearbook policy on photos of students with guns  Duluth News Tribune

CROOKSTON, Minn. - The Crookston School Board is revising its policy on yearbook photos following a controversy that erupted over a student's request that a ...



Jeremy Olson agrees to contract terms to become Crookston School Districts superintendent  Crookston Daily Times

Before he can sign, however, he needs to be released from the final year of his contracts in Underwood and Henning districts. Jeremy Olson late Wednesday ...



Crookston High School dives back into River Watch Forum  Crookston Daily Times

After one-year hiatus, Crookston students research ways to better capitalize on Red Lake River'srecreational opportunities.



Crookston High School Spring Drama Production Review - The Addams Family is hilarious  Crookston Daily Times

The Addams Family production will be held this weekend, April 21, 23 and 24, at Crookston High School and it's a MUST SEE. Parent's night was held ...



2018 Election for At-Large Crookston City Council - Q&A with Trent Brekken  Crookston Daily Times

First, could you provide a bit of background information, i.e. your age, family, career and educational background, etc.? I am Trent Brekken, 49 years old, ...



Crookston Public Schools - New teachers get up to speed  Crookston Daily Times

Ten new teachers in Crookston Public Schools on Wednesday participated in a daylong orientation at Crookston High School in advance of the start of the ...



State Track: Emma Borowicz ends sophomore campaign with eighth place medal  Crookston Daily Times

Borowicz took eighth in the 300m hurdles in the state finals.



2019 free throw contest to take place in January 13  Crookston Daily Times

The 2019 annual Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship Contest is coming up. The contest will be held on January 13 at Crookston High School gym.



Miss Crookston Contestant- Muira MacRae  Crookston Daily Times

Note to readers: Six contestants will be competing for the 2018 Miss Crookston Scholarship Pageant crown at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 17 in the Crookston High ...



Crookston’s Muira MacRae crowned 2018 Miss Northern Lakes at Saturday pageant  Crookston Daily Times

Crookston High School senior Muira MacRae was feeling plenty pleased after her first runner-up finish in the 2018 Miss Crookston Scholarship Pageant on Aug.



Crookston runner shines in long distances  Grand Forks Herald

Katherine Geist found herself in unfamiliar territory on the track Friday. With one-and-a-half laps to go, Thompson's Lana Krack passed Geist. Krack is a standout, ...



Students from far and wide attend Northern Great Plains Youth Institute  Crookston Daily Times

Students in grades 9-12 came from as far away as Morocco for the second annual Northern Great Plains Youth Institute held at the University of Minnesota ...



CHS Speech team wins RLCC meet  Crookston Daily Times

The Crookston High School Speech Team is continuing on a strong start to their season with their first overall win on Saturday, February 9 at the Red Lake ...



CHS Orchestra performers get high marks at competition in Moorhead  Crookston Daily Times

On April 18, 16 Crookston High School Orchestra students participated in the String Solo and Ensemble Contest at Moorhead High School. Students prepared ...



Crookston School District Superintendent search down to 2  Crookston Daily Times

The final three of six candidates for the Crookston School District superintendent position interviewed Saturday morning at Crookston High School, and, later, ...



CHS students in Travis Olivers woods classes learn woodcarving tips from master woodcarver Rick Jensen  Crookston Daily Times

Students in Travis Oliver's woods classes on Thursday at Crookston High School had a chance to learn woodcarving tips from master woodcarver Rick Jensen, ...



CHS seniors board and pieces might just upstage the game of chess itself  Crookston Daily Times

Chess-lover Logan Johnson hand-crafts 3-D board and pieces using new tabletop lathe in CHS Woods class.



Crookstons School Resource Officer Don Rasicot reports for duty  Crookston Daily Times

Crookston School District's new School Resource Officer, Crookston Police Department's Don Rasicot, started Tuesday as school resumed from the holiday ...



Crookston School District Superintendent Bates hosted his final OSPYs awards Thursday  Crookston Daily Times

An end-of-the-school-year tradition started several years ago by retiring Crookston School District Superintendent Chris Bates took place once again Thursday ...



Results from Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest  Crookston Daily Times

The Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship Contest took place in the Crookston High School gym on Sunday, January 13. The contest was run by the ...



Crookston Public Schools - OSPYs awarded  Crookston Daily Times

The Crookston School District held their annual OSPY (Outstanding *Service* to Pirate Youth) Awards Thursday at Crookston High School and plenty of faculty ...



Seniors win Powderpuff Football over Juniors  Crookston Daily Times

Thea Oman's pass to Kylie Solheim brought the chip to the Seniors. Scoring summary, pictures and highlights here.



CHS 2018 Grand March, Prom and Blast to Bede held Saturday  Crookston Daily Times

Crookston High School's 2018 Prom, which included afternoon photos at UMC, grand march, dinner, the dance, and after-party Blast to Bede, also at UMC, was ...



Redwood County board considering sale of property  Crookston Daily Times

There have been 18 ag land sales in Redwood County in 2019 with just over 1505 acres of land sold. Of that amount, the average price paid per acre is $7000.



2018 CHS Europe Trip: 10 days across the pond  Crookston Daily Times

Recently, I was one of 28 Crookston High School students or graduates to travel to Europe as a part of EF (Education First) tours, along with 5 teacher ...



2018 Miss Crookston Scholarship Pageant - A good Oman  Crookston Daily Times

Thea Oman crowned 2018 Miss Crookston, MacRae and Willits are first and second runners-up, respectively. The 2018 Miss Crookston Scholarship Pageant ...



A memorial balloon release was held Monday for Ethan Kamranian who passed away in 2017  Crookston Daily Times

A memorial balloon release was held for Highland School 6th grader Ethan Kamranian Monday after the Crookston High School 7th grade football game.



Community Connections 2018 – SRO Don Rasicot transforms himself into a community ambassador  Crookston Daily Times

First off, could you tell us a little bit about yourself? Your family, education, background/previous stops, career, etc.? Well Mike I'm the youngest of 4 children born ...



Crookston School District Superintendent Search - 3 down, 3 to go  Crookston Daily Times

After Saturday's interviews, decision will be made on how many superintendent finalists to invite back for a second round of interviews on Wednesday, Jan. 31.



2018 Little Miss, Junior Miss Crookston crowned Tuesday night  Crookston Daily Times

Tuesday night in the Crookston High School auditorium, Kayelynn Volker was crowned 2018 Little Miss Crookston and Brynn Olson was crowned 2018 Junior ...



Washington and Highland School PTOs say Thank You  Redwood Falls Gazette

The Washington and Highland PTOs (Parent Teacher Organizations) have been working on a project to help boost “Pirate Pride” in the Crookston Public ...



CHS Music and Disney World - Making memories for more than 30 years  Crookston Daily Times

Crookston High School students in band, choir and orchestra will be leaving for Orlando, Florida Friday on their quadrennial trip - the last happening in 2013.



Crookston High School 8th grader Ella Weber advances in Geography Bee  Crookston Daily Times

Ella Weber, Crookston High School eighth-grader, won the school competition of the National Geographic Bee Thursday and a chance at a $50,000 college ...



Community Connections 2018 – Victoria Ramirez uses her voice to advocate for others  Crookston Daily Times

First off, could you tell us a little bit about yourself? Your family, education, background/previous stops, career, etc.? Victoria Ramirez. I'm married and have 4 ...



Brita Fagerlund Signs With University of Jamestown  Crookston Daily Times

University of Jamestown associate track & field coach, Jim Clark, announces that Brita Fagerlund, a 2017 graduate of Crookston High School in Crookston, ...



Crookston School Board officially ends Stronstad’s employment  Crookston Daily Times

About three months after being hired, Jon Stronstad was officially terminated as the Crookston School District's grant-funded American Indian Education liaison ...



Vacation with wife to Philippines turns into a work trip, in part, for Crookstons Rasicot  Crookston Daily Times

Crookston SRO is asked to speak at a national high school on positive relationships between law enforcement and schools.



Obituary - Megan Lynn Wilkens  Crookston Daily Times

A Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be held to celebrate Megan's life, Friday April 20, 2018, at 2:00PM at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Gentilly, MN. Visitation ...



Days from its 25th anniversary, Crookston High School Leo Club shows no signs of slowing down  Crookston Daily Times

On Jan. 24, 1991 the Leo Club of Crookston Central High School was established by the Crookston Lions Clubs to promote *service* activities among the youth of ...



Obituary - Carrie J. Gorans  Crookston Daily Times

Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Friday, February 9, at Svea Lutheran Church. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, ...



Young pianists perform in Minneapolis; spring recital held at Mount  Crookston Daily Times

Crookston High School sophomore Katherine Geist, daughter of Sara and Dan Geist of Crookston, and seventh grader, Caleb Mendez, son of Carmen and ...



Two second-half goals lead Pirates past 'Jackets  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — If there was one way to describe the Hibbing/Chisholm and Crookston High School boys soccer game it would be cold.



CHS grad Isaac Loegering named Ironman  Crookston Daily Times

Isaac Loegering, a 2013 Crookston High School graduate, put his body and mind to the test on Sunday, September 9 when he competed in Ironman Wisconsin.



Crookston School District Spelling Bee - Ainsleys quest begins anew  Crookston Daily Times

After advancing to National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. last year, eighth-grader takes first step toward a possible return trip this spring.



7 Crookston High School Band members perform with Honor Band in Fergus Falls  Crookston Daily Times

This past Saturday, seven Crookston band students participated in the Minnesota Band Director's Association (MBDA) Northwest Region Honor Band held at ...



CHS singers do well at Vocal Ensemble Contest in EGF  Crookston Daily Times

The Vocal Ensemble Contest was held at East Grand Forks Senior High on Wednesday, March 28th. There were eighteen students from Crookston High School ...



UMC Softball Head Coach Don Stopa resigns  Crookston Daily Times

Below is a statement Don Stopa sent to the Times following his resignation as the softball head coach at the University of Minnesota Crookston. “On May 3rd ...



CHS Dance Preview: “Crookstons treasure that hasnt been found yet”  Crookston Daily Times

With their catchy songs, and impressive moves, it's no wonder that their coach believes it's just a matter of time until this Pirate “treasure” gets discovered.



Obituary - Amber Lynn Hoyhtya Schiller  Crookston Daily Times

A funeral *service* will be held to honor Amber's life, Monday, February 5, 2018, at 10:30am at Trinity Lutheran Church in Crookston, MN. A visitation and prayer ...



Ryan Bittner takes next step in career, signs pro contract  Redwood Falls Gazette

Crookston High School graduate from 2013 Ryan Bittner signed a professional hockey contract with the Pensacola Ice Flyers, a team from the Southern ...



2017 Community Connections Profile – Mike Tiedemann hopes hed be called a good man  Crookston Daily Times

He farms near Euclid, is married to Sue and they have an athletic family.



CHS eighth-grader’s video earns top honors from state  Crookston Daily Times

Heaven Hernandez's 'For the Love of My Family' video shown at Walker Art Center.



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