• Even though everyone has already turned their clocks ahead as part of Daylight Savings Time, Crookston Fire Chief Tim Froeber reminded people to change their smoke detector batteries. If anyone needs assistance with that or with placing detectors in their home, he said firefighters would be happy to help. If you’d like some help, call 281-4584.

   • Crookston Police Chief Paul Biermaier said the CPD could offer a patrol officer position to a leading candidate as soon as Tuesday, which would return the CPD to its full patrol force.

    • Ward 2 Council Member Steve Erickson, who owns Erickson Embroidery and 2nd St. Boutique, said the impact on traffic in his area of downtown has been “amazing” since DaRoos pizza opened. “It’s been crazy, we’re really glad to have DaRoos downtown,” he said.