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Enrollments counter oil field slowdown

Enrollments counter oil field slowdown

Oil prices may remain in the dumps, but it’s not having the impact on school enrollments many feared.

Posted 9/01/15 (Tue) read more »

Tumbleweeds reinvigorated by new board, rehab of building

Tumbleweeds reinvigorated by new board, rehab of building

Crosby’s Prairie Tumbleweeds building is undergoing a major rehabilitation this fall.

Posted 9/01/15 (Tue) read more »

Local fundraising helps to build medical dispensary in Tanzania

Local fundraising helps to build medical dispensary in Tanzania

“Who knows how many thousands of people this will eventually impact,” said Pastor Dennis Huenefeld, talking about the future influence of the $60,000 raised in Divide County since mid-April for the construction of a dispensary (think hospital) in the African nation of Tanzania.

Posted 8/25/15 (Tue) read more »

Butterflies are everywhere

Butterflies are everywhere

You’ll see them flittering, white or pale yellow wings flashing, on a warm afternoon, along roadsides or floating across your backyard by the dozens. Later, they appear as a pair of wings and yellow goo, squashed into the grill of your car.

Posted 8/25/15 (Tue) read more »

School bus drivers in short supply for Divide students

Divide County’s school year starts one week from today, and two of the district’s bus routes are still without a driver.

Posted 8/18/15 (Tue) read more »

Clay contains brine

Clay – “really, really dense clay,” about 60 feet thick according to Gunlock and the state Department of Health (DOH) – lying under the recent 4,600-barrel brine spill northwest of Crosby kept the spill from growing.

Posted 8/18/15 (Tue) read more »

Fortuna base cleanup moving forward; landscape improving dramatically

Fortuna base cleanup moving forward; landscape improving dramatically

Not too long from now, drivers traveling ND 5 should note a big change on the hill where the former U. S. Air Force radar base stood, just west of Fortuna.

Posted 8/18/15 (Tue) read more »

Senior Center work moving along; more funds needed

Senior Center work moving along; more funds needed

The Fortuna Senior Center is undergoing renovations.

Posted 8/18/15 (Tue) read more »

$1 million needed to move daycare plan forward

A daycare project has yet to find a clear path to completion, but last week Crosby’s City Council put daycare backers on notice they will need to undertake a major fundraising campaign before the city can commit any more money to it.

Posted 8/11/15 (Tue) read more »

Bank transition completed with open house

Bank transition completed with open house

With the cut of a ribbon, a transition in process for nearly a year was completed Friday at the former Farmers State Bank in Crosby.

Posted 8/11/15 (Tue) read more »