Crookston mayor resigns, citing disagreements with City Council

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CROOKSTON, Minn. — After serving less than a year in office, Crookston Mayor Guy Martin resigned from his position at a City Council meeting Monday night, Sept. 23.

Martin cited ongoing disagreements with members of the council over a proposed soybean crushing plant as his reason for stepping down.

"My vision for Crookston's future success cannot be reconciled with the council that's seated now," he told council members at the meeting's opening. "Therefore I'm resigning my position as mayor for the city of Crookston."

Martin had served as a member of the City Council since 2003 before becoming mayor in 2019, according to the city's website.

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