First Annual Mary Tyrrell Health Walk For Scholarships On Thursday, August 11 At U Of M, Crookston

The University of Minnesota, Crookston athletic department will hold the first annual Mary Tyrrell Health Walk for Scholarships on Thursday, August 11, 2011, on the U of M, Crookston campus. The walk is designed to raise awareness for heart and women’s health and to support scholarships for student-athletes. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. with the…
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For Fifth Consecutive Year, U Of M, Crookston Named “A Best In The Midwest” College By The Princeton Review

The University of Minnesota, Crookston is one of the best colleges in the Midwest according to the nationally known education services company, The Princeton Review. This announcement marks the fifth consecutive year the Crookston campus has been recognized.  It is one of 153 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its “Best in the Midwest” section…
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Preliminary Designs Completed For Nature-Based Play Spaces In Crookston And Warren, Minn.

Preliminary design concepts for nature-based play spaces for the cities of Crookston and Warren, Minn. have now been completed, and community feedback is needed. The children’s play space for Crookston is being designed for Castle Park, which is located off of Castle Street to the west of the Crookston hospital complex. The play space for…
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Prairie Storm On The Pankratz Memorial Prairie

The weather lately has been warm and humid with widespread thunderstorms. On Tuesday morning, a storm approached from the west creating a breathtaking view of the prairie sky and the Echinacea growing on the Pankratz Memorial Prairie. These wildflowers grow in moist to dry prairies like Pankratz. The 920- acre prairie is owned by The…
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Taking Count Of The Western Prairie Fringed Orchid

Since early July, volunteers have been out on the Minnesota prairie taking a very special census of a threatened prairie wildflower. The prairie fringed orchid has been on the U.S. List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants since 1989, and the annual census gives researchers important data necessary in the protection of the delicate…
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