Tag: Crookston

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

Bagley High School takes home One Act Play Section Championship

There’s plenty to celebrate at Bagley High School after Saturday’s One Act Play Section Championship in Baudette, MN! Their play, entitled “The Chair Play” by Alan Haehnel, received a perfect 1-1-1 score from the judges, clearing the way for them to take home the section championship. The play is a metaphorical look at what human…
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February 6, 2023 0

Inside Look at the Nearly Complete Ag Innovation Campus

Crookston, MN — Just months away from being operational, the Ag Innovation Campus in Crookston invited the media on Wednesday to tour the new soybean crushing and research facility. When operational, the Ag Innovation Campus will serve as an incubator for agricultural innovations with the hope of creating new and unique products from our locally…
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January 12, 2023 0

Epitome Energy Building Soybean Crush Facility in Grand Forks

Grand Forks, ND — Epitome Energy announced on Monday night that they will be building their $400 million soybean crush facility in Grand Forks, rather than their originally planned site in Crookston. Plans for the 42 million bushel per year soybean crush plant have been held up by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for the…
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December 7, 2022 0

NW Minnesota Art Exhibit On Display In Ada

ADA, MN—The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council’s traveling art exhibit will be in Ada for the holidays.  The exhibit will be on display at the Ada Public Library through January 17.  Mara Hanel is director of the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council. Hanel says three artists from Ada have their work in the exhibit. Artists from Crookston,…
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December 1, 2022 0

Crookston Ox Cart Days

CROOKSTON, MN—Crookston’s annual Ox Cart Days celebration is taking place this week.  Festival chair Libby Boucher talks about this year’s Ox Cart Days theme: Lots to Do in ‘22. Boucher says you can get into many Ox Cart Days events by purchasing a special button. Ox Cart Days buttons are available at several Crookston merchants. …
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August 18, 2022 0

Ag Innovation Campus Hits Big Milestone in Construction Process

Crookston, MN — The Ag Innovation Campus in Crookston is finally starting to take shape.  Just shy of a year after dirt work officially began, the soybean crushing facility took a big step in the construction process this week with the walls of the main crushing facility now in place. Mike Skaug, Ag Innovation Campus…
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July 7, 2022 0

1st Annual Alluma Night Set for May 19th in Crookston

Crookston, MN — Alluma, formerly known as the Northwestern Mental Health Center, welcomes all throughout the region to their 1st Annual Alluma Night on Thursday, May 19th at the University of Minnesota Crookston campus. Michelle Adolphsen of Alluma joined the Access Health program this weekend to talk more about the inaugural event. She says the…
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May 10, 2022 0

Rising Red Lake River Met with Rapid Response: Crookston Interim Administrator Discusses Response from Weekend Flooding

Crookston, MN — River levels are going doing and things are looking up for the city of Crookston, which saw the Red Lake River rise rapidly over this weekend and come within a foot of a record crest. The city will remain on high alert and continue monitoring the dike with help from the National…
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April 25, 2022 0