2020-07-08

The Journal 2020-07-08

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Swimming pool opens to rave reviews


Laughing and splashing, Harper Guenther seemingly couldn’t get enough of the new slide at the Crosby swimming pool. “She’s real excited about it,” Harper’s mom, Holly, said of her 3-year-old daughter’s fascination with the slide shaped like a giant frog. The slide is just one of the features of Crosby’s new municipal swimming pool that opened last week. It’s a […]

School year plans hindered by wait for state guidance


Area school districts are not yet able to plan how to offer instruction this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic, as the state is still finalizing its promised guidelines for the upcoming year. The superintendents in the Tioga, Divide County and Ray school districts said they expect to receive a “Restart Plan” from Gov. Doug Burgum and the state Department of […]

Holm is new chief deputy


Making things official, Divide County Sheriff Zach Schroeder introduced county commissioners last week to Shawn Holm as his new “Chief Deputy.” Holm, a native of Divide County, has been with the department since early last year. “He’s really taken the bull by the horns,” Schroeder said. In addition to patrol duties, Holm will assist Schroeder with scheduling and grant writing. […]

Crosby Area Chamber plans Summer Bash


“It’s supposed to be fun, a place where people can gather together,” Amy Larson, president of the Crosby Chamber of Commerce said, explaining the purpose of what’s being called “Summer Bash.” You might have seen the posters around town. Scheduled for Saturday, July 18, Larson said the day’s events are designed to bring people together, and to support the local […]

Vandalism reported at Writing Rock park

Smile, you’re on candid camera. Or, you could be, if you’re out at Writing Rock State Historic Site, in southwest Divide County. County Commissioner Doug Graupe said someone tried to open the gate around the prehistoric stones at the park. A red pickup with black around the wheel wells was seen leaving the property when a caretaker arrived. Sheriff Zach […]

Hail!

A Sunday storm produced hail in Crosby. For more on the stormy weekend, see page 8. Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Staredown with a pronghorn

Pronghorn antelope are known to be naturally curious, as an encounter with one of the animals, near ND 50, southwest of Wildrose demonstrates. The animals are quite prevalent in the region this year. Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

BBQ in the park

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Stormy weekend

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