2019-03-27

The Journal 2019-03-27

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Aspirational fashion

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Fire-ambulance districts considering one roof


If both parties get their respective wishes, the Crosby Rural Fire Department and Divide County Ambulance Service will share a single facility located in Southridge Acres, south of ND 5. It’s an idea that members of both boards talked about at last week’s special meeting of the Divide County Ambulance District. But, both parties know nothing will happen soon. Still, […]

Legislators taken to task for meeting with door locked

Circumstances ‘will never happen again’

District 2 Rep. Bert Anderson (R-Crosby) participated last week in a briefly closed meeting in Bismarck that ran afoul of open meetings laws. The appropriations subcommittee tasked with looking at the human services budget was chastised for holding the gathering in a room requiring a key code to enter. A couple of news reporters who tracked down the location of […]

Sheriff plans to distribute child identification kits


Parents, put Monday, April 29 on your calendar. That’s the day free child identity kits will be handed out at the Divide County Courthouse. The kits, courtesy of the Divide County Sheriff’s department, are designed to help parents store vital information about their children. “We’re really excited about it,” said Zach Schroeder, Divide County Sheriff, talking about the give-away. The […]

With syrup, please

Tim Wolf enjoys his klub sweetened at a fundraiser held Sunday at the Moose to benefit the Divide County Historical Society. Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

In a funk

Emergency personnel respond Thursday to a gas odor that was determined to be vegetation turning over at Long Creek Dam. Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Dinner music

Marlo Stubbs introduces singer Kari Canfield of the group Truvail, during the Chamber After Hours dinner held Thursday at the Moose. Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Probe raises even more questions

Whines & Roses

With the long-awaited Mueller report concluded, Sunday news show pundits were practically apoplectic in their efforts to divine what it might say, what it might mean, how and how much of the report should be disseminated, and what fights are shaping up if U.S. Attorney General William Barr withholds significant portions of it from the public. The U.S. House has […]

Good people get caught doing something bad

Open meetings law is not a suggestion


Were they trying to be sneaky and surreptitious? Or were they just clueless? When a legislative committee last week got caught meeting behind closed doors it raised an age-old question: Why do good people do bad things? In this case the bad thing these lawmakers did was to break the law. Like a school district finance committee or a city […]