STAFF BLOG IN THE SPIRIT Friends Forever
Friendship is one of the most beautiful gifts of life. Whatever would we do without our friends?
Pooh and Piglet set a great example.
We'll be Friends Forever, won't we, Pooh?' Piglet asked one day.... Posted on 9/25/13 at 11:12 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Deb's Retirement
I was eight in 1973. The time since then has seemed almost a lifetime
because, for me, it almost is. It is amazing to think that for one
person that same chunk of time has been a career.
My ... Posted on 9/29/12 at 6:21 AM
A member of the White Earth Band of Chippewa sued the Roman Catholic Diocese of Crookston Thursday, alleging a priest working under the diocese’s authority sexually abused him when he was 8 and 9 years old on the White Earth Indian Reservation.
One man has been charged with attempted murder after a weekend stabbing in Crookston that left one person with a throat injury. Crookston Police Department responded to a report of a fight in progress at 1:06 a.m. Saturday in downtown Crookston.
After 15 years and several leadership roles in Crookston, Shannon Stassen will be tackling another one, starting in January. That’s when he will become the new city administrator, replacing Tony Chladek, who was fired in August.
The school district here is losing about $1 million a year in state aid because of students who open-enroll elsewhere. At first, school leaders concentrated on learning what they were doing wrong. Recently, they’ve changed their strategy to emphasize what they’re doing right.
A name not allowed to be mentioned in court by the defense was spoken multiple times during the third day of Jedidiah Troxel’s murder trial, but it may have been overshadowed by the fact that an investigator testified finding Tanya Kazmierczak’s blood in the Crookston man’s car.
At the beginning of the second day of Jedidiah Troxel's murder trial jurors saw the most graphic photos yet of Tanya Kazmierczak's body. Sprawled on her back with arms and legs spread, Kazmierczak's body was riddled with stab wounds -- 11 to her chest and at least four visible on her abdomen.
Six witnesses, including the husband of a Thief River Falls woman killed last Aug., have taken the stand on the first day of the murder trial of Jedidiah Troxel, the man accused of killing Tanya Kazmierczak.
Alexmai Addo, the president of the UM-Crookston student government, had a succinct appraisal of the campus’ current wellness center: “Not much time, not much space and not much access for non-sports students.”
Two of Crookston’s goals are to increase its housing stock and revitalize a sagging downtown. Both goals will be addressed with a project that will convert a former SuperValu grocery store into senior housing.
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