By Kristina M. Gray

Crookston used to be first settled in 1872, geared up in 1876, and included in 1879. by way of 1880, the enterprising younger city referred to as the �Queen urban of the Northwest� had 1,500 population. Its situation at the purple Lake River and within the fertile crimson River Valley secured its tenure because the Polk County seat. Crookston first served the northwest as a buying and selling middle, then as a grain delivery aspect, a lumbering middle with huge sawmills, a brewery and liquor distribution base, and a railroad hub with terminal amenities, a roundhouse, and place of work headquarters. It was once additionally a banking middle of the prospering northwest. by way of 1915, Crookston�s inhabitants of over 8,000 humans made it the 14th-most-populated urban in Minnesota.

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