Crookston

Crookston Hockey Makes Long Awaited Return to Ice

Play Jamestown this weekend to start season

CROOKSTON, Minn — For the first time since 2009 Minnesota-Crookston Hockey makes its return to the ice. The Eagles are scheduled to play 17 games in division two as part of the ACHA starting this weekend. The team is led by UND hockey alum and former Fargo Force and Lincoln Stars head coach Steve Johnson. Johnson was a three-time USHL…

Walz coming to Moorhead & Crookston Wednesday

MOORHEAD & CROOKSTON, Minn. – Minnesota Governor Tim Walz will meet with health care workers and Minnesotans impacted by Covid-19 on Wednesday, October 28th at 10:45 AM at the Hjemkomst Center. The governors office says the discussion will be on “the virus’s impact on Minnesota and steps people can take to protect themselves and their loved ones.” Walz will also…

NSIC Cancels Fall Competition & Championships

Suspends All Sports Competition Through Dec. 31

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – (NSIC) In light of the NCAA Board of Governors’ decision to direct all institutions and conferences to meet specific requirements to conduct fall sports and the NCAA Division II Presidents Council’s announcement that all NCAA Division II fall championships are canceled, the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference’s Board of Directors has canceled NSIC fall competition & championships, and…

Man arrested in Crookston after wielding knife

CROOKSTON, Minn. – Police responded to a child custody dispute at around 10:00 Friday morning. According to the police report, 24-year-old Benjamin Strom was upset for not being allowed to see his daughter. Around 40 minutes after he was trespassed from 137 Marine Avenue, police received a call about a man on that street with a knife. They believe Strom…

Crookston Police respond to domestic violence situation

CROOKSTON, Minn.–A man has been arrested following a domestic violence incident at the Gold Terrace Motel in Crookston on Wednesday. The Crookston Police Department responded to 1731 University Avenue at approximately 8:45 p.m. Upon arrival at the scene, police saw a man, later identified as 60-year-old Joel Fesler, entering room 37. Police spoke with the victim and a witness who…

University of Minnesota Suspends In-Person Instruction Amid COVID-19 Concerns

Students to stay home and continue with classes online.

MINNEAPOLIS–The University of Minnesota is suspending in-person instruction at its five campuses due to concerns over COVID-19. In an email to students, officials said the university is moving to online instruction through at least April 1. Students on the Morris and Crookston campuses will have in-person classes through Friday, March 13. Spring Break will be extended on the Duluth, Rochester…