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  • January 29, 2018
    Royalty were crowned, students were recognized for achievement, and alumni gathered for the 43rd Annual Ag Arama at the University Teaching and Outreach Center at the University of Minnesota Crookston. This year's event was dedicated to Assistant Professor Paul Aakre and the theme for the day was "Never Going Outta Style.”
  • January 26, 2018
    Students named to the fall semester 2017 Deans List were recently announced by the Office of the Registrar at the University of Minnesota Crookston.
  • January 25, 2018
    Sophomore Jayde Proffitt isn’t a competitive person, that is, until she finds herself in the arena competing for the Golden Eagles as a member of the Western Equestrian team.
  • January 25, 2018
    Molly Yeh, an award winning blogger and author, will speak at the University of Minnesota Crookston on Thursday, February 1, 2018. The presentation will take place at noon in Kiehle Auditorium and is free and open to the public. Parking is recommended in Lot G near the Kiehle Building, and no parking permits are required.
  • January 24, 2018
    Students named to the fall semester 2017 Chancellors List were announced recently by the Office of the Registrar.
  • January 23, 2018
    Win prizes and support scholarships during the 8th Annual Justin Knebel Memorial Ice Fishing Tournament to be held Saturday, February 3, 2018. The tournament, which supports scholarships at the University of Minnesota Crookston, will be held at Zippel Bay Resort on Lake of the Woods, Williams, Minn.
  • January 17, 2018
    The Office of the Registrar at the University of Minnesota Crookston recently announced its list of fall semester 2017 graduates. Students completed their degree requirements during fall semester 2017.
  • January 16, 2018
    One student in the Horticulture program at University of Minnesota -Crookston recently received a scholarship sponsored by the Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association (MNLA) Foundation. The scholarship recipient is Heidi Shol, Crookston.
  • January 12, 2018
    The Northwest Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships (NW RSDP) announces its 2018 priorities for community-based projects. Seed funding is available to support projects that leverage community participation and create a robust partnership with the University of Minnesota. Individuals, organizations, and groups in northwestern Minnesota are encouraged to apply.
  • January 11, 2018
    She literally has been in the saddle since she was a baby, first with her mother, and later, riding on her own. For University of Minnesota Crookston Junior Mazie Pini, riding is second nature and riding competitively is something she has enjoyed since she was an early teen.
  • January 10, 2018
    The University of Minnesota Extension Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships offer the 6th annual Local Foods College.
  • January 10, 2018
    The 16th Annual Winter Job and Internship Fair will be held on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., in Wellness Center on campus.
  • January 10, 2018
    Your idea could change the world! If you are a student in grades nine through twelve during the 2017-18 school year, you are eligible to participate in the Northern Great Plains Youth Institute at the University of Minnesota Crookston on Monday, May 7, 2018.
  • January 2, 2018
    The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of the Red River Valley has been approved by the University of Minnesota’s Institutional Review Board to conduct a study in relation to their popular senior exercise class: Stay Active and Independent for Life (SAIL).
  • January 2, 2018
    The University of Minnesota Crookston will host the 43rd annual Ag Arama on Friday and Saturday, January 26-27, 2018. This year’s Ag Arama is dedicated to Assistant Professor Paul Aakre who has taught agriculture on campus for more than 40 years. This year’s theme for the weekend is “Never Going Outta Style.”
  • December 26, 2017
    In grade school, she hoped to be a veterinarian during the week and an archaeologist on the weekends. Lofty goals to be sure, but after meeting Junior Lexie Ogdahl, you realize if anyone could achieve those goals, she can.
  • December 26, 2017
    The annual community-wide Red River Valley Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will be held at the University of Minnesota Crookston on Monday, January 15, 2018. The day’s events commence at 10:30 a.m. with a Unity Walk beginning at the Crookston Inn and ending on campus at the Kiehle Auditorium with a celebration program. Everyone is invited to join the walk and the celebration and lunch that follow.
  • December 8, 2017
    Students interested in agriculture and natural resources from high schools, chapters and clubs across the region and state were on the University of Minnesota Crookston campus on Friday, December 1, 2017, to compete in more than 20 agriculture and natural resources related contests. The annual Agriculture and Natural Resources Day competition has been held for more than 30 years on the Crookston campus.
  • December 5, 2017
    There were 635 rooted poinsettia cuttings that arrived in August at the University of Minnesota Crookston in anticipation of another holiday season. Under the skill and coaxing of students involved in the commercial floriculture class, those cuttings develop into a beautiful poinsettia crop.
  • December 4, 2017
    She describes her dad as highly intellectual with great depth of character and her mother as brilliant, discerning, caring and empathetic. If that description is accurate, then, Junior Marta Dean is a unique combination of genetics with the addition of her own unique determination and tenacity.
  • November 27, 2017
    The University of Minnesota Crookston recently earned national rankings and accolades from a number organizations and online resources.
  • November 27, 2017
    Entrepreneurs and small business owners can receive valuable assistance through an opportunity offered by the Center for Rural Entrepreneurial Studies (CRES) at the University of Minnesota Crookston. CRES is seeking regional entrepreneurs and small business owners interested working with UMC students on a class project for their business.
  • November 26, 2017
    When Amanda Monson started working with Jason Brantner, a researcher at the Northwest Research and Outreach Center, she knew very little if anything about sugar beets. Now, she spends time learning about them every week.
  • November 22, 2017
    The University of Minnesota Crookston Crops Team competed recently in two National Collegiate Crop Contests finishing in the top three in both.
  • November 20, 2017
    University of Minnesota Crookston student clubs and organizations will host activities, crafts, and prizes for all Crookston elementary students during the annual Santaland. The event will be held on Saturday, December 2.