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  • 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
    The University of Minnesota Crookston was recently recognized at the first-ever ALL IN Challenge Awards Ceremony, held October 19 in Washington D.C. to recognize colleges and universities committed to increasing college student voting rates.
  • 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.
  • November 15, 2017
    Daija Williams, a senior at the University of Minnesota Crookston, never imagined herself going out of the country let alone two countries, but a study abroad trip last summer changed all that and she’s glad it did.
  • November 14, 2017
    Get ready to celebrate the holidays in style at the Winterberry Craft & Vendor Bazaar to be held Saturday, December 2, 2017, at the University of Minnesota Crookston.
  • November 14, 2017
    The University of Minnesota Crookston Community Band will perform its fall semester concert on Sunday, December 3, 2017, at 3 p.m. in Kiehle Auditorium. The U of M Crookston Jazz Band will offer its annual Jingle Jazz Concert on Saturday, December 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Kiehle Auditorium
  • November 13, 2017
    Jody Hodgson, General Manager, Ralph Engelstad Arena, will be present on Tuesday, November 28, at noon in Bede Ballroom, Rooms D and E, Sargeant Student Center.
  • November 6, 2017
    For any undergraduate, presenting at an international conference is extraordinary. When that conference takes you to the Swiss Alps for a presentation that combines both your love of sport and your love of marketing, that’s epic.
  • November 3, 2017
    It is an evening dedicated to honoring individuals and organizations who have provided leadership and who have aided in the development of the University of Minnesota Crookston, the Northwest Research and Outreach Center, and Extension.
  • October 30, 2017
    Jill Yohe, Ph.D., assistant curator of Native American art at the Minneapolis Art Institute will be presenting at noon on Thursday, November 16, 2017, in Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center at the University of Minnesota Crookston.
  • October 24, 2017
    The Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) hosted a regional Collegiate Discussion Meet at the University of Minnesota in Crookston. The competition was held Tuesday, October 17.
  • October 20, 2017
    Working as a veterinary technician intern at one of the most prestigious equine medical facilities in the country was the perfect setting for University of Minnesota Crookston senior Katie Warner to gain valuable skills and witness the latest techniques in the care of horses and foals.
  • October 18, 2017
    Common buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica) is an invasive shrub distributed throughout the aspen understory at the Natural History Area located near campus. For the past three years, students enrolled in NATR 3480: Ecological Restoration have had some success reducing buckthorn density and cover in small test plots within the Natural History Area by utilizing stump treatments and foliar herbicide application.
  • October 16, 2017
    So MinneSOta! is an event celebrating Minnesota’s culture, people, food, products, industry, and natural resources. It will take place on Monday, October 30, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Northern Lights Lounge and International Lounge of Sargeant Student Center.
  • October 11, 2017
    The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of the Red River Valley has been awarded a Corporation for National and Community Service Augmentation grant through March 2020. The $13,326 grant supports Evidence-Based Programming promotion.
  • October 10, 2017
    The University of Minnesota Crookston Dairy Cattle Judging team competed at the World Dairy Expo in the 29th International Post-secondary Dairy Cattle Judging Contest on October 1-2, 2017, in Madison, Wis.