2019-08-28

Enrollment: Up, up, and up


(Editor’s Note: A graphic embedded in this article has been updated to correct an error in the percentage expressed for changes in Tioga enrollment.) Area school superintendents say “It’s a good problem to have” — having more students in classrooms and hallways than last year — and in some case, more students than at the height of the oil boom. […]

Harding honored for supporting career training


Judy Harding, guidance counselor for the Divide County School District, received the Career Guidance Award at the North Dakota Association for Career and Technical Education’s annual professional development conference earlier this month. The award “recognizes school counselors and career development professionals who have demonstrated commitment to connecting students with opportunities for success” by advocating for careers that do not require […]

Hygge Hills offers relaxed, informal ambiance


If you go out to Hank and Lucy Frandsen’s place, southeast of Noonan, whether it’s for their pumpkin patch, or anything else, they want you to have a Hyggely good time. Hygge (pronounced: hooguh) is a Danish word meaning relaxed, informal, or low key, according to Henrik (Hank) Frandsen. “And that’s kind of what we want,” he said. Hygge Hills […]

Practice makes perfect

Chief Sheriff’s Deputy Jeremy Grohs of Divide County uses an oxygen mask to breathe for a mock victim as part of his certifcation for CPR. The clinic, held at the courthouse, is held periodically to keep first responders’ skills refreshed. Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password Remember […]

Directory assistance, please

Journal Publishing is updating the Divide County Telephone Directory. This will be the 61st edition of the popular supplement, which is printed every other year. Proofing pages will be printed in October, but any corrections to the current edition may also be called in at this time. As well, businesses who have not previously been listed in the book may […]

Skilled workers

Brian and Rita Grote man the grills at the first football game of the year at Cal Andrist field in Crosby, held Friday. Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Treating everybody like people

Other Views

The state legislative leadership recently announced that they were going to the people to get suggestions for the use of the interest running into the hundreds of millions generated by our $6 billion Legacy Fund. Thus far, the Legislature has no consensus on the definition of “legacy” so we are not sure where the money ought to go. Consequently, they […]

Legacy spending review is better late than never

Passing Dreams

There’s nothing better than the threat of citizens initiating new laws to move legislators to action. Legislators are now looking at establishing a plan that in effect sets policy to guide the use of more than $6.2 billion in the state’s Legacy Fund, and they’re going to be travelling the state to ask citizens for their ideas. All of that […]

Political Cartoon

It’s like going back in time

Holly Would

I grew up in northwestern North Dakota in the 1980s. The 1980’. I love the 1980s. I’m not a fan of the fads from then showing up now but they were fun times. Duran Duran, Tears for Fears, George Michael, Madonna, Guns-n-Roses, well, I wasn’t a big fan of Guns-n-Roses, but you get the idea. I learned how to dress […]