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RBJ’s Restaurant in Crookston to Expand

November 1, 2012 in WDAZ

RBJ’s restaurant in Crookston is getting a facelift. Continue Reading

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New Hotel Coming to Crookston

November 1, 2012 in WDAZ

The city of Crookston is getting a new hotel. The new building will fill a serious need in the community as travelers to the area have been steadily increasing and lodging has gone up more than 20 percent this year alone. Continue Reading

UMC football field foul up goes viral

September 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Last Thursday, a University of Minnesota-Crookston student group kept a homecoming tradition alive by painting a block ‘M’ at midfield for the football game. There was one problem: The logo was not at midfield. Continue Reading

Fast start helps crop cope with hot, dry summer

July 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The warm, dry winter and spring made for the earliest start to planting in the Red River Valley in decades and Ross and Bergeron got out before about anyone else, seeding spring wheat on St. Patrick’s Day.
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Crookston jail administrator receives federal training

April 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The jail administrator at the Northwest Regional Corrections Center in Crookston recently completed a select training course sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice. Continue Reading

Northwestern Mental Health hires director

March 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Northwestern Mental Health Center in Crookston has hired a new executive director, the center announced Friday. Shauna Reitmeier will take over the position May 29 following the retirement of Dan Wilson, who has served as executive director for more than 25 years. Continue Reading

Crookston man wins $5,555 in lottery

March 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Jeffrey Almhjeld of Crookston recently won $5,555 from the Minnesota State Lottery, the lottery agency said. Continue Reading

Drainage design: ‘Controlled’ field drains being adapted in Red River Valley

February 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

All right, so you’re installing tile drainage to improve yields on your farm.
Now you might want to think about adding tools for drainage water management, said Gary Sands, an associate professor and engineer from the University of Minnesota-St. Paul, who spoke Feb. 22 in Wahpeton at one of the drainage design workshops organized by the extension services at North Dakota State University, South Dakota State University and the University of Minnesota. Continue Reading

Crookston’s flood protection project in ‘home stretch’

February 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

This could be the year that flood protection projects are completed in Crookston. The 100-year flood protection of Jerome’s Addition is scheduled to be finished this year, its second year of work. Jerome’s is the city’s last major residential area to receive U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-certified protection, following the Woods, Sampson’s and Chase-Loring additions. Continue Reading

THE LIST: Manheim Steamroller … Youth Orchestra … Holiday Glow art sale … more

November 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Area arts and entertainment events Continue Reading