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  • August 8, 2018
    The University of Minnesota Crookston has again been named one of the best colleges in the Midwest according to The Princeton Review, a nationally known education services company. The U of M Crookston is one of 160 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its "Best Midwestern" section of its website feature, "2019 Best Regional Colleges," that posted August 7, 2018, on
  • August 8, 2018
    University Relations will host the annual Ox Cart Days Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, August 15, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Peterson Gazebo on the Campus Mall (rain site: Northern Lights Lounge, Sargeant Student Center).
  • August 8, 2018
    The University of Minnesota Crookston Teambacker Golf Classic Altru Cup was held Friday, July 20, 2018, at Minakwa Golf Course in Crookston, Minn. The 28th annual golf scramble raised more than $12,000 for the Bill & Mary Tyrrell Scholarship which benefits U of M Crookston student-athletes.
  • August 7, 2018
    University of Minnesota Crookston and Red Lake Nation College (RLNC) announced a new comprehensive Dual Admissions agreement. The agreement establishes a cooperative academic relationship between the two institutions. RLNC president Dan King and U of M Crookston Chancellor Mary Holz-Clause signed the new memorandum of agreement on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, providing access and opportunity for students from both institutions.
  • July 31, 2018
    It isn’t necessary to go to the ocean to find a sponge. In the sunlight dappled waters of a Minnesota stream or lake, a freshwater sponge might be thriving.
  • July 27, 2018
    She followed in her sisters’ footsteps when she chose to attend the University of Minnesota Crookston, but Senior Bethany Novak has made her own way and carved her own path.
  • July 19, 2018
    The Minnesota Association of Agricultural Educators (MAAE) presented University of Minnesota Crookston Professor Lyle Westrom with the MAAE Presidential Award of Merit at their annual summer conference banquet on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
  • July 18, 2018
    When it comes to tradition at the University of Minnesota Crookston, Ag Arama is one of the most longstanding. For more than 40 years, students have had an opportunity to showcase their knowledge and skills in contests related to agriculture and natural resources. Overseeing this multifaceted event in 2018 was Logan Milligan, the Ag Arama president.
  • July 13, 2018
    A compilation of features about students at the University of Minnesota Crookston.
  • July 2, 2018
    Alumni from the Northwest School of Agriculture (NWSA) gathered for their annual reunion on Saturday, June 30, 2018, on the campus of the University of Minnesota Crookston. This year’s all-school reunion included some 225 alumni and guests celebrating their return to campus.
  • June 27, 2018
    Of the newly minted alumni who were looking for their first job as a professional, Kate Howell was one who knew where she was headed.
  • June 27, 2018
    University of Minnesota Crookston alumna Maggie Gibbons 2017 is truly extraordinary. She loves talking about Harry Potter, playing soccer, and is passionate about animals. Gibbons graduated fall semester of 2017 earning her degree in natural resources with an emphasis in wildlife management and a minor in biology.
  • June 22, 2018
    Golfers teed off in support of scholarships at the University of Minnesota Crookston Teambackers Mark Olsonawski Scholarship Golf Tournament held on Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Two River Golf Course in Hallock, Minn.
  • June 18, 2018
    An interest that began in high school developed into a major and a future in finance for University of Minnesota Crookston student Chase Knickerbocker. The finance major and accounting minor is spending his summer in Atlanta, Georgia, where he will be interning at one of the largest data and analytics companies in the country.
  • June 13, 2018
    The Northwest School of Agriculture (NWSA) Alumni Association welcomes alumni back to the University of Minnesota Crookston campus on Saturday, June 30, 2018, for their annual reunion.
  • June 11, 2018
    The Office of the Registrar at the University of Minnesota Crookston recently announced its list of spring semester 2018 graduates.
  • June 5, 2018
    Hockey has a strong physical connection to golf. Perhaps her 15 years of playing hockey helped make Senior Ashlee Humble a serious contender on the golf course for the Golden Eagles.
  • June 5, 2018
    John Hoffman, Ph.D., has been offered and has accepted the position of vice chancellor for academic and student affairs at the University of Minnesota Crookston, pending approval by the University of Minnesota Board of Regents. He is scheduled to begin his employment on July 30.
  • June 4, 2018
    Students named to the spring semester 2018 Chancellors List were announced recently by the Office of the Registrar.
  • June 4, 2018
    Students named to the spring semester 2018 Deans List were recently announced by the Office of the Registrar at the University of Minnesota Crookston.
  • June 1, 2018
    Area high school students took part in the Northern Great Plains Youth Institute on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at Grand Rapids High School. The students were part of a rescheduled session after a bus accident prevented them from participating in the even held on May 7 at the University of Minnesota Crookston.
  • May 23, 2018
    The U of M Crookston is grateful to this amazing crew who make our campus one of the most beautiful places to visit any time of year but especially in the summer.
  • May 23, 2018
    Members of the Campus Advisory and Advancement Board (CAAB) helped Chancellor Holz-Clause plant a very special tree outside her office.
  • May 21, 2018
    When she was only 16 years old, University of Minnesota Crookston Senior Desariah Santillanez experienced the loss of her northern Colorado home to wildfire. She remembers going to let the horses out and looking around to see fire on every side.
  • May 17, 2018
    An evening of silent auctions, games of chance, and more were all a part of raising money for scholarships for student athletes at the University of Minnesota Crookston. More than 135 people attended the annual Teambacker Fun Nite held at the Crookston Eagles Club and hosted by UMC Teambackers. This year’s event raised some $19,000 for Golden Eagle student athletes.