2019-10-16

Cold task

London Jacobs and son, Morgan, man the grill for their family burger stand as the sun sets outside the Crosby Community Center during Burger + Brew, an event staged Saturday by the Divide County Economic Development Council. As the temperature hovered just above freezing, and with a strong wind blowing, cooking outside wasn’t the only challenge. A foot of snow […]

Kippen offers assessing services to city

Just because she’s not Divide County’s Tax Director anymore doesn’t mean Heather Kippen is done assessing properties. “Some of the townships have approached me about doing their assessing,” Kippen told Crosby Mayor Bert Anderson last week. “So, I was wondering if you were interested in having me do Crosby’s?” In her role as tax director, Kippen had to be certified […]

Abatements lead school district to raise tax levy


Property owners in the Divide County School District will end up paying a little more in taxes than previously planned, as the school board raised its levy request to compensate for abatements approved by county commissioners. The vote by school board members at their regular monthly meeting Thursday is an effort to reclaim $33,720 Superintendent Sherlock Hirning estimates the district […]

Digital X-ray technology comes to St. Luke’s thanks to $292,000Helmsley grant


St. Luke’s Medical Center’s new digital X-ray equipment might not be the greatest thing since sliced bread, but you’ll have a hard time convincing Mary Dhuyvetter. “Oh, it’s quite an upgrade,” said Dhuyvetter, St. Luke’s director of X-ray and lab services. “It’s a big improvement over what we had.” Only recently installed, and put into use, the new machines — […]

Royalty

King Bjorn Oppegaard and Queen Addyson Eriksmoen, following their coronation following Friday’s DCHS Homecoming game. For more homecoming photos please see pages 6 and 12. Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Crosby increases money for grant pool


There will be a lot more money up for grabs in the next round of Crosby’s Community Enhancement Grants early next year. The Crosby City Council at its meeting last week sweetened the pot — by 500 percent. For the past several years, the Spirit Fund grant fund has been set at $15,000. Mayor Bert Anderson suggested raising the amount […]

Bye-bye buds

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BURGERS + BREW

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More Andrist grants

Local groups with upcoming projects may find a source of additional funds from the John and Elaine Andrist Memorial Grant. The fund’s second round of applications is due Oct. 31. “We really hope this grant opportunity will inspire some bold, creative, out-of-the box ideas for helping build a better future for northwest North Dakota. That’s the vision our dad had […]

Taste of Norway

The Vidda Lodge, Sons of Norway is preparing for the annual Taste of Norway, to be held 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19. Along with musical entertainment and a cultural display, Norwegian foods will be sold a la carte. Rommegrot,/ / rice pudding, klubb, meatballs on a stick, sandwiches, lefse, julekake, flatbread, krumkake, rosettes, sandkaker, almond cake and […]