Tag: Crookston

Christopherson Runs For MN House 1B Seat

A Crookston Democrat has filed his nomination for State Representative in House District 1B. Mike Christopherson was endorsed earlier this month at the Polk/Red Lake County DFL convention in Crookston.  Christopherson is a former reporter for the Crookston Times and currently serves as a full-time substitute teacher at the Fisher Public School.  He will be…
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May 25, 2024 0

One Dead In Police-Involved Shooting In Crookston

CROOKSTON, MN—Crookston Police say they shot a man early Thursday morning after he approached them with a hatchet.  Just before 1am, Crookston Police officers say they encountered a man in the street on East 7th Street…and he was swinging a hatchet.  Police say when they tried to make contact with the man, he started to…
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May 16, 2024 0

Crookston Inmate Death Update

New information is available about the death of an inmate at the Northwest Regional Correction Center in Crookston.  Back on February14, an inmate was found unresponsive in his cell.  The man had been arrested for a DWI in Norman County.  The final autopsy reports show the man’s death was a suicide by hanging.  

April 4, 2024 0

Crookston Man Sentenced For Attempted Murder

A Crookston man has been sentenced for stabbing his mother in March of last year.  37-year-old Kevin Corona was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison for second degree intentional murder. Charges of first degree intentional murder, first and second degree assault and felony domestic assault were dismissed.  Court documents say on March 3, 2023,…
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February 16, 2024 0

Open Hearts, Open Doors Fundraiser

CROOKSTON, MN—A homeless shelter in Crookston is holding a dinner to raise money for buying a cargo van.  Tom Anderson, board chairman of Care and Share, talks about the dinner, which is called “Open Hearts, Open Doors.” Care and Share in Crookston also operates a soup kitchen and food shelf.  If you’d like tickets for…
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January 8, 2024 0

Open Hearts, Open Doors Fundraiser

CROOKSTON, MN—The Care and Share homeless shelter in Crookston is holding a fundraiser next month to buy a cargo van.  Tom Anderson, Care and Share board chairman, tells us about “Open Hearts, Open Doors.” Anderson tells us how much has been raised for the cargo van so far. “Open Hearts, Open Doors” will take place…
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December 19, 2023 0

Care & Share Asking For Donations

CROOKSTON, MN—A homeless shelter in Crookston is asking for your help this holiday season.  Care and Share has been providing shelter since 1986.  They also have a soup kitchen and food shelf.  Jane Freeman, Care and Share’s outgoing director, tells us what type of donations they’re looking for. Care and Share is located at 220…
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December 2, 2023 0

Body Recovered In Crookston

UPDATE 2:24pm: The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has recovered the body of a man from the Red Lake River. Law enforcement began searching the river in Crookston after reports of a vehicle driving off the road and going into the water. The initial call came in around 2:20 a.m. on Friday, October 13 for a…
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October 13, 2023 0

Crookston Harvest Festival 

The Crookston Harvest Festival kicks off on Sunday. Alan Dragseth of the Crookston Sugar Beet Museum explains what the Harvest Festival is.  During the Harvest Festival the Crookston Sugar Beet Museum will also be open, and Dragseth shared some of the items that are on display.  Dragseth also laid out the schedule of events.  For…
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September 5, 2023 0

Rep. Deb Kiel Suffers Minor Stroke

Minnesota State Representative Deb Kiel is recovering from a minor stroke.  A statement from her office says Kiel was fatigued and dizzy when she was at the State Office Building this past Friday and went to the hospital.  She was released from the hospital Saturday and is now resting at home.  The 65-year-old Republican from…
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March 20, 2023 0