Legendary Locals of Crookston, Minnesota

Legendary Locals of Crookston, Minnesota

by Kristina Torkelson Gray

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467101578
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 06/16/2014
Series: Legendary Locals Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


Kristina Torkelson Gray and her husband, Dr. Ken Gray, live in a house built by Kristina’s paternal grandfather on a century farm. Most of the source material is from archived Crookston Daily Times articles that faithfully preserve Crookston’s news and history.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

Chapter 1 Pioneers and Other Legends 9

Chapter 2 Exemplary Military 23

Chapter 3 Open for Business 31

Chapter 4 Inventors and Tillers of the Soil 47

Chapter 5 Classrooms and Boardrooms 61

Chapter 6 Public Servants and God's Servants 77

Chapter 7 Competing against the Clock 89

Chapter 8 Performing in the Spotlight 101

Chapter 9 Remarkable Women 113

Chapter 10 Volunteers Rock! 121

Index 126

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