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Teens injured after chase in Polk County
Two teens were injured after a driver led police on high-speed chase early Wednesday. A Polk County deputy was patrolling in Belgium Township, north of Crookston, around 1:30 a.m. Monday, a press release from the Sheriff's Office said. He began following a car that he said looked suspicious and the
Crookston City Council Ways & Means Committee - After almost two years, land sale to Adams set to close
The Crookston City Council Ways & Means Committee agreed Monday to pay a local man’s 2018 taxes, up to $5,000 in legal fees and appraisal for a property he originally signed a purchase agreement on in July 2016 after over a year’s worth of disagreements. The 2018 property taxes for 515 Bridge Street
Garage fire on 3rd Ave S, Fairfax Avenue hard to contain
A fire broke out in a south-end Crookston garage Tuesday morning with firefighters battling the blaze from all angles. The homeowner was reportedly in the garage when the fire broke out and was able to get to safety. More details coming Wednesday.
2019 free throw contest to take place in January 13
The 2019 annual Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship Contest is coming up. The contest will be held on January 13 at Crookston High School gym. The contest is for boys and girls ages 9-14. Participants from Crookston and surrounding communities are encouraged to participate. The local competi
Tuesday's garage fire on Crookston's south end got intense in a hurry
A Crookston man working on a snowmobile in his attached garage late Tuesday morning spilled some gasoline, which was ignited by a propane heater nearby, and he escaped to the backyard before the entire garage was ablaze.
Crookston Child Care Shortage - Efforts ramp up?
Is it possible that the Crookston School District could team up with the City of Crookston, agencies like Tri-Valley Opportunity Council and the local business/manufacturing community to open a child care center on school property under the district umbrella?
LeBlanc Realty spreads holiday cheer in Crookston
Costumed appropriately for the season, Tracy Kuchan, Sherry Coauette and Jean Rock of LeBlanc Realty stopped by the Crookston Daily Times office to deliver some holiday treats. It's an annual tradition for the Crookston-based realtor.
Officials seek public's help to locate missing Red Lake man
RED LAKE—Officials are looking for a missing Red Lake man who hasn't been seen since late October. Dillon James Sayers, 26, has not been seen since Oct. 23. He was then reported missing Oct. 30. Authorities are not sure why he may have disappeared. The Minnesota Department of Corrections has listed
School district, City to talk 2019 property tax levies Monday evening
If you have questions, concerns or complaints about the amount of property taxes the Crookston School District and City of Crookston will require you to pay in 2019, Monday evening is your chance to speak up.
Wrestling: Eight Pirates make podium in Rodd Olson Tournament
Zach Brown (So.) won his second tournament championship of the year, seven other Pirates made the podium and the Crookston Pirates placed seventh out of 10 at the Rodd Olson Crookston Wrestling Tournament.
2-day Crookston blood drive brings in 101 volunteers
VFW Auxiliary and Trails to Treatment co-hosted a 2-day blood drive with Vitalant, formerly United Blood Services, on November 19-20 at Trinity Lutheran Church which helped collect a total of 100 units of blood for patients in need.
Men's Basketball: Early three-point shooting and offensive boards propel Northern State
Northern State University used an 8-2 run at the end of the first half to help lift them to an 88-75 win over the University of Minnesota Crookston men’s basketball team. The Wolves were led by their strong three-point shooting as they were 10-of-18 for 55.6 percent. Northern State was magnificent f
Boys' Hockey: Pirates tie St. Paul Johson, win Lions Cup in shootout
Between Crookston and St. Paul Johnson exists 298 miles. Each year, one school travels those 298 miles to play for the Lions Cup. This year, St. Paul Johnson looked to defend the trophy in Crookston and extend their bragging rights for another year.
Two facing charges after one-vehicle crash in Grand Forks
Two people in Grand Forks are facing charges after fleeing from an early morning crash Monday, a press release from the Sheriff’s Office said. A deputy saw a car which had crashed into trees on Oxbow Court along Gateway Drive around 4:48 a.m., the release said. Tron David Watson, 38, got out of the
Women's Basketball: Minnesota Crookston defense stymies Northern State 61-54
The University of Minnesota Crookston women’s basketball team used a strong defensive performance and clutch free throws to prevail over Northern State University by a score of 61-54. The win over the Wolves marks the first win for the Golden Eagles over their NSIC North nemesis since Jan. 15, 2013.
Girls' Hockey: Pirates split pair of weekend games
Crookston scored nine times in games against Morris-Benson and Prairie Centre. Cat Tiedemann (So. F) scored three times in the two games and six other Pirates notched goals in a 6-3 over win Morris-Benson and a 4-3 loss to Prairie Centre.
Men's Basketball: Cleary's School-Record 47 Points Powers High-Octane Golden Eagle Offense
University of Minnesota Crookston stand-out Harrison Cleary (Jr., G, Oak Creek, Wis.) set a new career-high with 47 points as the Golden Eagles used a high-powered offensive attack to take down Minnesota State University Moorhead 108-88. The victory is the second-consecutive win for the Golden Eagle
Jury for alleged hammer beating case acquits on rape, attempted murder charges, finds defendant guilty of aggravated assault
A Grand Forks woman has been acquitted on sexual assault and attempted murder charges related to accusations she beat a woman with a hammer. She was found guilty on a lesser charge but will face no additional jail time in the case.
Growing close: After 2-year wait, medical marijuana available soon
Two years of waiting for medical marijuana to be made available in North Dakota is almost over, and dispensaries are likely just months away from opening. The state Department of Health has named two companies to manufacture medical marijuana in North Dakota and selected four businesses to open disp
ND Supreme Court rules against Grand Forks in DUI breath test case
The North Dakota Supreme Court has ruled against the city of Grand Forks, saying it had to read a consent advisory to a suspect before administering a chemical test related to a driving under the influence case.