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Lessard donates latest iconic creation  Crookston Daily Times

Her depiction of the Battle of Iwo Jima features 1700 miniature toy soldiers.



Goulet advances from regional spelling bee - News  Crookston Daily Times

Crookston High School eighth-grader Summer Goulet on Wednesday competed at the Regional Spelling Bee in Thief River Falls and advanced to the ...



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 juniors, seniors get some direction on their futures  Crookston Daily Times

Around 20 Crookston High School juniors and 10 seniors, along with some of their parents, on Tuesday got some direction on their future educational plans, ...



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 ...



Two-car accident near Crookston High School sends one to the hospital Wednesday  Crookston Daily Times

One person was transported to Riverview Health after a two-car accident across from Crookston High School Wednesday. Multiple first responders including ...



Crookston School Board candidate profile: Katya Zepeda  Crookston Daily Times

First, could you provide a bit of background information, i.e. your age, family, career and educational background, etc.? I'm 35 years old. My husband, Victor ...



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 High School Pirate Marching Band Parade Prep  Crookston Daily Times

The Crookston High School Pirate Marching Band on Thursday practiced in the CHS parking lot in preparation for the Ox Cart Days Torchlight Parade, which will ...



UPDATE: Hendrickson and another man taken into custody in Crookston Tuesday night  Crookston Daily Times

Hendrickson, of Karlstad, was wanted on felony warrant after serving prison sentence for murder.



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 Public Schools teachers hired  Crookston Daily Times

The annual summer staff shuffle is underway in Crookston Public Schools, with teachers resigning and teachers being hired. But Superintendent Chris Bates ...



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

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



Election Day 2018 in Crookston  Crookston Daily Times

Crookston voters on Tuesday are casting ballots for Crookston mayor, at large city council, council members in Wards 2, 4 and 6, and three school board seats.



Pirates wrestling schedule  Crookston Daily Times

Wahpeton Invitational Friday, November 30. Wahpeton School of Science 6 p.m.. Wahpeton Invitational Saturday, December 1. Wahpeton School of Science



Bus driver shortage: Even Superintendent Olson has to drive  Crookston Daily Times

It's safe to say that Crookston School District Superintendent Jeremy Olson's days are pretty full. On the job for only a few months, there's a lot on his plate.



2018 Election in Crookston - Candidates file for city council and school board  Crookston Daily Times

The candidate pool in the 2018 election for both the Crookston City Council and Crookston School Board continues to get deeper. The latest to file for city ...



Soybean processing, biodiesel facility to be built in Crookston  Crookston Daily Times

Although an official announcement is still forthcoming, plans are in the works for a new soybean processing and biodiesel facility to be constructed on the ...



Crookston community rallies around Jackson Seibel and his family  Crookston Daily Times

The Crookston community continues to rally around the family of Jackson Seibel, who began cancer treatments this week at the Roger Maris Cancer Center in ...



Crookston High School seniors get a ‘Triple A’ for efforts at Monday awards banquet  Crookston Daily Times

Their accomplishments in academics, arts and athletics recognized.



2018 Hall of Fame Class to be inducted during Ox Cart Days  Crookston Daily Times

Ron Thompson, Len Devos, Carol Anderson Barrett, Elaine Anderson, Hank Hulst and Bill Taylor will be honored along with members of the A Capella group, ...



Martin is new mayor, Vedbraaten elected to new seat, trio of school board incumbents re-elected  Crookston Daily Times

Former Crookston City Council member Guy Martin emerged from a handful of candidates on Election Day Tuesday and was elected mayor by an 11-vote ...



Wrestling: Eight Pirates make podium in Rodd Olson Tournament  Crookston Daily Times

Zach Brown (So.) won his second tournament championship of the year, seven other Pirates made the podium and the Crookston Pirates placed seventh out of ...



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 ...



Crookston School District - Consultant to assist board, Olson with strategic planning  Crookston Daily Times

Engaging the community, staff and other stakeholders in the process, the Crookston School Board and Superintendent Jeremy Olson are poised to embark on a ...



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.”



Toys for Tots drive in Crookston underway  Crookston Daily Times

Donations may be sent to city hall or brought to the Water Department.



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 ...



Child Care in Crookston - Stepping up to ease the shortage  Crookston Daily Times

Story in Times about child care shortage sparks former Head Start employee to start business at the Presbyterian Church.



KC Pro West Racing for Kids returns to Crookston’s Central Park Jan. 5-6  Crookston Daily Times

KC Pro West Racing for Kids returns for a second visit to Crookston's Central Park this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 5-6. On both days, hotlaps will get ...



Crookston American Legion Auxiliary offers details on scholarships, Girls State  Crookston Daily Times

The following American Legion Auxiliary scholarship applications are now available at the Crookston High School Guidance Office or Margee Keller, local ...



2018 Election in Crookston, Polk County, District 1B - Mail and Absentee Ballot results  Crookston Daily Times

Results from 55 precincts for mail and absentee ballots only printed and handed to the Times at the Polk County Government Center. State Rep. District 1B: Deb ...



Fugitive apprehended in Crookston  Crookston Daily Times

Authorities had been surveilling residence behind old Paddy & Paul.



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 ...



Crookston School Board revises yearbook policy on photos of students...  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 ...



2018 Election – A last-minute candidate filing flurry in Crookston  Crookston Daily Times

Local voters will have many candidates to choose from on Nov. 6.



Fitzgerald announces concert in Crookston  Crookston Daily Times

Crookston native Annie Fitzgerald, a singer/songwriter who moved back to Crookston a couple years ago from New York City, on Wednesday announced that ...



Trio of new teachers welcomed at Climax-Shelly School this fall  Crookston Daily Times

A trio of new teachers have started this fall at the Climax-Shelly School. They are first grade teacher Sydney Boom, high school math teacher Maeng Hyungsuk, ...



City of Crookston Fall Clean-Up Week is here  Crookston Daily Times

Clean-Up Week for fall trash pick-up will be held during the week of October 22 on your regular day of garbage pick-up. Cleanup materials should be separated ...



Crookston woman gets 10 days of house arrest, has day care shut down after being convicted of malicious punishment  Crookston Daily Times

Altepeter was accused of grabbing child hard enough to bruise both his arms.



2018 Election - Crookston City Council member Briggs files for mayor  Crookston Daily Times

Ward 3 Crookston City Council Member Clayton Briggs filed his candidacy for Crookston mayor shortly after the candidate filing period for the 2018 Election in ...



Pirate of the Week 9-26-2018  Crookston Daily Times

The Pirates of the Week are Brady Wisk, Emma Boll, Dillynn Wallace, Noah Kiel, Emma Borowicz and Thea Oman.



Girls' Basketball: EGF hands Crookston first loss of season  Crookston Daily Times

East Grand Forks scored the most of any team against Crookston this season, the Pirates put up a season-low in points and the Green Wave took game one of ...



Karlie Brekken finds the full college experience close to home  Crookston Daily Times

It is hard for her to believe it now, but University of Minnesota Crookston freshman Karlie Brekken struggled with her college decision. One week on campus this ...



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 ...



CHS Drama Departments Spring Production - ‘Almost, Maine’ delivers the goods  Crookston Daily Times

“Almost, Maine” is a series of eleven short scenes that explore love and loss in a mythical town called... (you guessed it) Almost, Maine. The stories “almost” ...



Wojos Rodeo returning to Crookston Sept. 14-15  Crookston Daily Times

After a successful 2017 debut here, Wojo's Rodeo is making a second trip to Crookston, on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14-15, once again in Central Park.



Miss Crookston Contestant- Rachel Hefta  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 ...



2018-19 Entertainment Series kicks off with The Diamonds Bandstand Boogie  Crookston Daily Times

The fabulous foursome of 1950s and 1960s popularity, The Diamonds, will be coming to Crookston Monday, September 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Crookston High ...



Level 3 offender, Jeremy Woolsey, moving to Crookston Oct. 29  Crookston Daily Times

A Level Three sex offender is moving to Crookston Monday, October 29, the Crookston Police Department reported Wednesday. Jeremy Spencer Woolsey, 25, ...



Greenbush Middle River School janitor charged with soliciting a minor  Crookston Daily Times

A Greenbush, Minnesota school janitor faces six years in prison after reportedly soliciting sex with a 15-year-old girl with plans to conduct the act on school ...



Bill Tinsley: What are we missing?  Crookston Daily Times

In a similar day to our own, the prophet Habakkuk posed the following questions to God, “Why do you tolerate wrongdoing? Destruction and violence are before ...



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 ...



Dinkel Series - Part II: The history of the old Crookston Armory  Crookston Daily Times

Last week I described the events leading up to the building of the Armory at 416 North Broadway. It was built to serve the dual purpose of a storage and drill ...



Football: Minnesota Crookston Falls 48-3 on Homecoming to Augustana  Crookston Daily Times

The University of Minnesota Crookston football team fell 48-3 to Augustana University in their Homecoming game Sat., Sept. 29 at Ed Widseth Field in Crookston ...



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 ...



Cassellius talks early childhood funding, school safety during visit to Crookston  Crookston Daily Times

Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Casselius visited Crookston Public Schools Thursday, specifically Crookston High School and Washington ...



2018 CHS Homecoming King and Queen crowned  Crookston Daily Times

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



RiverView Health has big (potential) plans  Crookston Daily Times

million project would add 70000 square feet of new inpatient and outpatient space, but needs a $33 million USDA low-interest loan.



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 ...



Agassiz Townhomes in Crookston on the home stretch  Crookston Daily Times

The Northwest Minnesota Foundation and Tri-Valley Opportunity Council this week hosted the Housing Action Network in Crookston, part of the Impact 20/20 ...



Crookston Community Theatre will present Home for Christmas December 13-16 at the Crookston Inn  Crookston Daily Times

Crookston Community Theatre will present “Home for Christmas” Dec. 13-16 at the Crookston Inn & Convention Center. The curtain opens at 7:30 p.m. Dec.



Crookston's Salute to Manufacturers – DEE, Inc. - News  Crookston Daily Times

Eickhof Columbaria, SunOpta will be featured Thursday and Friday.



Crookston Gun Club/Minnesota DNR - Hunter Safety Training starts in August  Crookston Daily Times

Youth hunters are required to have a Firearm Safety Training Certificate.



Northwest Minnesota Foundation - Crookston misses out on grant  Crookston Daily Times

The Northwest Minnesota Foundation (NMF) has selected two northwest Minnesota cities to receive grant funding and other supportive services through their ...



Inaugural Farm to Table event at UMC Nov. 2  Crookston Daily Times

Celebrate northern Minnesota-grown foods in the inaugural Farm to Table dinner, Friday, Nov. 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the University of Minnesota Crookston.



United Way of Crookston - Campaign gearing up  Crookston Daily Times

The 19th Annual United Way of Crookston Soup & Chili Cook-Off & Chocolate Extravaganza, the official kickoff of the agency's fundraising campaign each year, ...



Pirate of the Week 1-26-2019  Crookston Daily Times

This week's Pirates of the Week are Hayden Winjum, Damian Narvaez, Jack Doda, Jonathan Abeld, Catherine Tiedemann, Kayla Brekken and Ava Lopez.



City of Crookston Water Department personnel got started on water main repair this week  Crookston Daily Times

City of Crookston Water Department personnel on Tuesday got started on a repair of a stretch of water main on the North Broadway hill that began having issues ...



2018 CHS grad Jackson Seibel rang the bell to signify end of cancer treatment Thursday  Crookston Daily Times

2018 Crookston High School graduate Jackson Seibel, who has been undergoing treatment for Stage II Hodgkin Lymphoma, got to ring the bell Thursday ...



Girls Tennis: Winjum wins first singles, Pirates tie for fifth in own tournament  Crookston Daily Times

The team accumulated 16 points overall and tied for fifth place out of eight teams.



Minnesota principal defends locker room raid  WNYT

A Minnesota mother is upset after her daughter claims Crookston High School's principal walked in on her as she and friends were changing in the locker room.



Nelson, Peterson promoted at Hugo's Family Marketplace in Crookston  Crookston Daily Times

Hugo's Family Marketplace is pleased to announce the promotion of Nick Nelson to Assistant Store Director of our Crookston location. Nick's has extensive ...



Boys Hockey: Ben Andringas hat trick leads way to 7-0 win  Crookston Daily Times

CROOKSTON - Ben Andringa (Jr. F) recorded a hat trick, four other Pirates notched goals as well and Crookston ended a four game losing streak with a 7-0 win ...



2018 Camp RYLA  Crookston Daily Times

2018 Camp RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Award) welcomed over 130 high school juniors and seniors Sunday to the University of Minnesota Crookston ...



CHS Homecoming Week events intensify with Powderpuff Football Wednesday and the Color War Thursday  Crookston Daily Times

The events, activities and competitions are intensifying as 2018 Homecoming Week at Crookston High School progresses toward the weekend. Due to the ...



UPDATE: Escaped Crookston jail inmate was able to coax corrections officer into pulling over and assisting him before stealing transport vehicle  Crookston Daily Times

Authorities say Krueger, of Bagley, acted like he was in extreme pain and needed corrections officer's assistance. An inmate from Bagley at the Northwest ...



Girls Golf: Four Crookston Pirates recipients of Fore-Conference awards  Crookston Daily Times

*Fresh* off a Sub-Section championship, members of the Pirates gained some additional hardware.



CHS Industrial Tech finishes Mount St. Benedict Blue Wave hockey photo project for CSC  Crookston Daily Times

Students in Industrial Technology teacher Travis Oliver's woods class at Crookston High School have finished up the latest photo project that will be delivered to ...



Crash kills TRF girl, 18  Crookston Daily Times

An 18-year-old Thief River Falls girl was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Thursday, Dec. 20 in Marshall County. The Minnesota State Patrol identified the victim ...



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 ...



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.



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.



EDITORIAL – Cheers & Jeers  Crookston Daily Times

Jess cheers upcoming improvements on Fisher Avenue, while Nolan jeers parents who think they know more than coaches.



Crookston Ways & Means Committee - City to increase assessment rate for street construction  Crookston Daily Times

Compared to rates in other cities in the region, Kelly and Stassen say Crookston property owners are still getting a bargain.



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

Jointly funded School Resource Officer officially on the job.



2018 Hoops on Halloween coming this Sunday  Crookston Daily Times

The Crookston Lions will be hosting their 10th annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament known as “Hoops on Halloween” on Sunday, October 28. The public is ...



Polk County Sheriffs Office - Storm packs a punch  Crookston Daily Times

A weather system that rolled through Crookston late Sunday and early Monday caused very isolated local damage, the most notable being a large tree falling on ...



Crookston Eagles - 'Community Soars to Defeat Cancer' Oct. 12  Crookston Daily Times

Auctions, cake decorating contest, pie toss, live music on the agenda.



Boys Soccer: Andringa, Anderson score in Crookstons win over WHA  Crookston Daily Times

First-year player Ben Andringa (Jr. MF) punched one from 40 yards out to give Crookston an advantage in the second half and Jake Anderson (Sr. MF) doubled ...



Football: UMC to debut in front of home crowd Saturday  Crookston Daily Times

The game is Minnesota Crookston's “Midco Game.” A free 32-inch LG SMART TV will be given away in the second half of the game.



Man in custody, accused of fatally stabbing mother in northern Minnesota  Crookston Daily Times

A 34-year-old man is in custody after the death of his mother was ruled a homicide in north central Minnesota.



New batch of deer hunting photos roll in for Times competition  Crookston Daily Times

Several businesses have donated prizes for drawings in January 2019.



CHS names Triple A, ExCEL Award recipients  Crookston Daily Times

Crookston High School seniors Brock Heppner and Thea Oman are the recipients of the 2018 Triple A Award, and juniors Katherine Geist and Ben Brantner are ...



CBLC Youth Hockey Report/Player of the Week - December 17-23, 2018  Crookston Daily Times

MITE WHITE Might White played a very good game Saturday against Bagley and lost 13-7. Scoring this week for the White were Jacob Biermaier (3), Rowan ...



18th Annual Crookston High School Classic Noel dinner and concert held Sunday  Crookston Daily Times

After a catered meal, guests enjoyed the Pop Choir, Concert Choir, Concert Orchestra and combined performances.



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 ...



Hats Off to the 2018 Crookston Ox Cart Days  Crookston Daily Times

The theme for the 2018 Ox Cart Days Festival was “Hats Off!” and many hats were raised during the festival, which began on Tuesday, Aug. 14 and concluded ...



LETTER: The dangers of false allegations - Opinion  Crookston Daily Times

Only a few short weeks ago, our country watched as the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States took a drastically nasty turn for ...



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 ...



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