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New events are the highlight at Divide County Fair this weekend

New events are the highlight at Divide County Fair this weekend

This year’s Divide County Fair, set to take place this Thursday evening through Sunday, has one big new event for each of the four days.

Posted 6/16/15 (Tue) read more »

Crosby sets priorities for $8.3 million in surge funds

Crosby’s city council approved two items during a special meeting Friday morning, one related to how it will use the $8.3 million in surge money the city received courtesy of legislators earlier this year, the other as a means of improving the city’s ability to handle wastewater.

Posted 6/16/15 (Tue) read more »

Splash pad project gets a $365,000 boost from city

Crosby will be getting a splash pad – a pool toy that sprays water from nozzles on those using it -- as a replacement for the kiddie pool at the city’s swimming pool park.

Posted 6/09/15 (Tue) read more »

Mexican food cafe to open in Crosby

Mexican food cafe to open in Crosby

Candy Solgado and Natalie Redding stood Thursday afternoon painting murals of tacos and jalapeno peppers on the outside walls of what will become Crosby’s newest dining experience, La Mexicana restaurant. And despite the cool breeze, you could almost hear mariachi band music in the wind.

Posted 6/09/15 (Tue) read more »

Mill increase for building fund to be decided June 23

Divide County School District officials are hoping voters approve a measure on June 23 to increase the district’s building fund levy to 20 mills or about $500,000, up from 10 mills.

Posted 6/09/15 (Tue) read more »

Business is buzzing

Business is buzzing

Dave Huelsman is the scion of a beekeeping family, working in a honeybee “consolidation yard,” a corner of land near Wildrose owned by Tony Rivers, where a full semi-truck load of honeybees and their hives, recently returned from their work pollinating California almond groves and Washington state apple orchards, now await their next mission – pollinating Divide County crops and making honey.

Posted 6/02/15 (Tue) read more »

One coffee kiosk open in Crosby; second coffee stop soon coming

One coffee kiosk open in Crosby;  second coffee stop soon coming

Two new coffee kiosks are coming to Crosby, with one, Badlands Espresso, already opened and another scheduled to open at the end of June.

Posted 6/02/15 (Tue) read more »

Daycare plan on park land will not move forward

Daycare supporters learned Monday they should probably look elsewhere than city park ground as a potential place to site a new daycare facility for the city.

Posted 6/02/15 (Tue) read more »

Divide County tax equalization meeting is Tuesday, June 2

A decision on how the county will handle the Crosby City Council’s rejection of assessed property values for the third year in a row could come at a meeting June 2.

Posted 5/26/15 (Tue) read more »

Putting the ‘safe’ in hazardous oil waste

Putting the ‘safe’ in hazardous oil waste

Rick Chaffee is Secure Energy’s Facility Manager for Processing, Recovery and Disposal at its Crosby saltwater disposal facility. Chaffee is understatedly proud of the facility’s ability to take what is basically a hazardous oilfield waste and deal with it in a rational, controlled way, keeping people safe, yet furthering the development of the Bakken’s job-producing oil resources.

Posted 5/26/15 (Tue) read more »