The Journal 2020-04-29

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Grocery giveaway draws a crowd

Serving more families than ever before, the food distribution hosted by the Divide County Food Pantry last week at Corcordia Lutheran Church was, according to Myra Osvold, a huge success. “We had at least 20 new families,” Osvold said. “I don’t have a real good number, but I’d estimate more than 65 families. The most ever.” That’s good, Osvold said, […]

Spirit Fund grants to be offered as forgivable loans

Nine people had submitted applications as of Monday for the first round of COVID-19 business assistance from the Crosby Spirit Fund. The applications were emailed last week to “around 80 businesses,” according to Community Developer KayCee Lindsey. Businesses have until Thursday at 4 p.m. to apply. The program, described as a grant at a special meeting of the Crosby City […]

ND Legion cancels baseball season; coaches organizing independent play

Monte Ellingson of Crosby is among the youth baseball coaches in North Dakota discussing a potential one-time substitute for the American Legion league this summer after the state organization canceled its 2020 baseball season because of the coronavirus outbreak. Ellingson said he is on an email chain with other Legion coaches seeing who would want to take part in such […]

Sadie Tanberg

Sadie Tanberg, 98, passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2020, at St. Luke’s Sunrise Care Center, Crosby. A memorial will be held at a later date. Sadie Elenora Moen was born November 26, 1921, to Anna and Edward Moen in Astoria, South Dakota. She waitressed for a time and met her future husband, Wallace Tanberg, at a dance in Noonan. They […]

God has an open line for all

Pastor’s Corner

A friend of mine sent me an email with footage that was quite moving. It was a two minute video of nurses and doctors in an operating room calling out to God for help in dealing with this coronavirus. This was no clammy and stereo-typed intercession, it was passionate and deeply moving as about 15 doctors and nurses, all gowned […]

It Happened To . . .

Bird given honors in Forbes magazine Joel Bird, a Private Wealth Advisor with Ameriprise Financial, Bismarc k , was named to the “Finacial Times 400 Top finacial Advisors” list published by the Financial Times. The list recognizes the most outstanding financial advisors who represent the highest levels of ethical standards, professionalism and success in the business. Financial sdvisors from across […]

One Time it was News

10 years ago Wednesday, May 5, 2010: Crosby’s city council has abandoned plans to build a new water treatment facility, and instead is seeking to join a regional water system currently serving Ray, Tioga and Stanley. That move should ultimately provide water to residential customers at less cost than going forward with building municipal water treatment facility. The steering committee […]

Divide County’s census response rate is among the lowest in state so far

Just over one-fourth of Divide County households have responded to the 2020 Census, according to federal data. About seven weeks into the counting process, Divide County ranks 47th out of the state’s 53 counties. The response rate for the country as a whole is nearly twice as high. “The numbers definitely are not in our favor at this point,” said […]

Primary ballot applications to be mailed

North Dakota voters will be receiving their ballots by mail for the June 9 primary election, according to a press release from the North Dakota Association of Counties. County commissions in all of the 53 counties have authorized Vote by Mail for the election as a measure to reduce the public’s risk of exposure to COVID-19. Gov. Doug Burgum signed […]