2019-02-20

The Journal 2019-02-20

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Chief deputy likes his support role


This is the first of several planned profiles on new personnel in the Divide County Sheriff’s office. Every job change brings a period of transition. For Divide County Chief Deputy Jeremy Grohs, that means not being the boss, having lost his re-election bid last fall as Burke County Sheriff. “I didn’t come over here thinking that I’m going to run […]

Andrist grant applications now available


It’s taken longer than he expected, but Steve Andrist said applications are available now for funds from the grant that bears the name of his parents. The John and Elaine Andrist Fund has been established to support specific community needs in Crosby, and Divide County. It’s creation comes from a bequest in John Andrist’s will following his passing in January […]

Undefeated team is almost too good


When it comes to bracketing for state tournaments, it looks like the state’s amatuer hockey association website (NDAHA. org) has separated Crosby, Rugby and Langdon bantam teams from the other 16 in the state — for being too good. “We’ve only got 10 kids,” Bantam Co-coach Kurt Kocher said. “But, they work really hard, and they want to learn.” Crosby […]

St. Luke’s Gala promises laughs

Boots, Bowties and Bling join the menu for the sixth annual St. Luke’s Community Foundation Gala this Saturday at the Crosby Moose Lodge. The annual fund raising event kicks off with a social hour at 5 p.m., followed by dinner being served at 6. Attendees will have the opportunity to place their bids in silent, and live auctions. The live […]

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Historical Society book photos sought

A campaign aimed at collecting information recognizing some of the people instrumental in the success of the Divide County Threshing Show will conclude at the end of the month. The Journal has been advertising since November for people to submit photos and 100-word write ups on friends and family who should be recognized. The cost for each individual or couple […]

District 2 forums set for Saturday

Capitol Views

This past week has been a very active week. Committees worked hard to process out all bills, so the full House can take action on them. There have been 545 House bills and 44 House concurrent resolutions introduced this session. Fourteen House bills and one House concurrent resolution were withdrawn. The remaining 531 House bills and 43 House concurrent resolutions […]

There’s no legacy in dumping the state income tax

Controversial idea is without evidence of much merit


What constitutes a legacy? If you go by the dictionary, a legacy is nothing special. It’s just a passing down of money or property from one person to another. The definition is deficient. The words are right, but they don’t capture the emotion, the passion that we feel when we talk about leaving a legacy. It’s why North Dakota created […]