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Crosby Swimming Pool set to open Sunday after long wait

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By Brad Nygaard

Opening day at Crosby’s swimming pool has finally arrived. The opening session, set for Sunday, Aug. 15, will run from 12:30-8 p.m. Admission is free. Crosby Park Board members, meeting in special session on Thursday, voted to open the pool, following a long discussion. That discussion came on the heels of a training session by representatives of the pool’s builder, […]

Divide County Sheriff, Chief Deputy will square off in General Election — in a friendly way

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Saying his “phone’s been blowing up,” Divide County Sheriff Zach Schroeder called being the top vote-getter in Tuesday’s primary election “a humbling experience.” Second highest vote-getter, Chief Deputy Shawn Holm called his vote tally “surprising.” “I didn’t think it was going to be that high,” Holm said. Asked what they considered the “take away,” from Tuesday’s results, both attributed their […]

Crosby Mayor concedes, congratulates Vassen

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Troy Vassen will have a couple of weeks to get used to the idea of his new role as mayor of Crosby, but even the incumbent believes it’s only a matter of time before Vassen’s win is affirmed. “I called Troy last night and congratulated him,” said incumbent Bert Anderson, following election night results showing a 34 vote spread between […]

New Crosby Mayor a possibility; Incumbent sheriff has commanding lead

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50 absentee ballots outstanding could have impact on some city races

With about 50 absentee ballots not to be counted until county canvassing on June 27, some results could yet change in Divide County. However, it appears Crosby could have a new mayor if the margin remains as it is tonight, with Troy Vassen currently leading 174 votes to 139 for incumbent mayor Bert Anderson. Vassen was drafted to run a […]


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