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CROOKSTON

Faced with an aging boiler in a 108-year-old building, parishioners of St. Peter's Catholic Church in Gentilly have to decide how to heat the church for future generations.
In Crookston, the multi-sport facility is proposed to be built on school property, officially ending the district’s reliance upon the University of Minnesota Crookston football and track facilities. Once UMC dropped its football program, the football stadium started to deteriorate; the school district could fix it, but it doesn’t make sense to invest district dollars into property it doesn’t own. What does make sense is to build new on school property.
Community members gathered in the auditorium at Crookston High School to learn about the proposed multi-use sports facility and how much it will cost the community.
On Tuesday, May 24, Lloyd Lee, 87, and Shirley Lee, 88, died just hours apart from each other.

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The next meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14, at the Crookston High School Auditorium.
Crookston senior Breanna Kressin is ranked in the top six in Minnesota Class A in three events heading into this weekend's state meet.
The city of Crookston and the Minnesota Department of Transportation are conducting the corridor study with SRF Consulting to evaluate current conditions and potential improvements on U.S. Highway 2 in downtown Crookston, a stretch of road that has proven dangerous for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists in the community.
Donations will provide funding for the immediate and long-term needs of residents and organizations recovering from the recent flooding of the Red Lake River.
Around these parts, there are many friends in times of adversity, and it’s heartening to see them answer the call to help in a time of need.
We are renewed by the goodness that comes out in people when natural disasters threaten.

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The Red Lake River in Crookston crested early morning Monday, April 25, at 27.07 feet, under the expected crest of 28.5 feet.
As the Red Lake River in Crookston, Minnesota has already crested, several other rivers across the region are expected to crest as well
The Emergency Operations Center in Crookston opened around 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 23, and sandbagging operations started around noon. Since then, volunteers have been working to fill and pile sandbags. More volunteers are needed.

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