2020-08-12

Board okays school reopening

St. Luke's CEO warns opening could be short-lived

The Divide County School Board has approved the restart of in-person classes later this month, but with a warning from the local hospital’s CEO that even a single coronavirus infection could make that unsustainable. Jody Nelson, administrator at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Crosby, said the recent cases in Divide and neighboring counties should be a reminder for the school […]

County worker is Divide’s first COVID case since March


Divide County Commission Chairman Doug Graupe notified The Journal Wednesday last week the courthouse would be temporarily closed to the public in the wake of the positive COVID-19 test of an employee. Following the courthouse closure Thursday and Friday, access this week is allowed only if people call ahead for an appointment or call numbers posted at the west entry. […]

Infant abuse alleged


A Noonan man is free on a $10,000 cash bond following charges of child abuse after a baby was hospitalized. Derek James Fagerbakke, 38, was charged with a single felony after a 3-month-old child was airlifted to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo on July 26. According to an affidavit filed by Special Agent Shelby Franklin of the Bureau of Criminal […]

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Drive-thru lunch

Staff at the Bank of Tioga found a way to hold their annual picnic for patrons, holding it as a drive-thru event, despite COVID-19 social distancing needs. The event was held Thursday. Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

The Journal 2020-08-12

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One Time it was News

10 years ago Wednesday, August 18, 2010: With work available in the area, but a lack of housing, Montana-based contractor Jimmy Holmes has asked Divide County commissioners to lease space at the fairgrounds for the erection of temporary housing. Bob Hellen’s U-Haul lot being full of trailers is yet another sign that more people, from all over the country, are […]

What’s Up

Wednesday, Aug. 12 Public Transit, Crosby to Minot, Call Amber at 701.539.2364 or 701.570.5362. Thursday, Aug. 13 Public Transit, Crosby to Williston, Call Amber at 701.539.2364 or 701.570.5362. DCJH VB parent/player rule meeting, DCHS FB field, 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14 Senior Citizens Social, DC Senior Center, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Public Transit, in Crosby, Call Amber at 701.539.2364 […]

Church Schedules

WESTBY LUTHERAN PARISH Immanuel Sunday, Aug. 16 – 10 a.m. worship at Immanuel. St. John’s No information provided TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Columbus, N.D. Sunday, Aug. 16 — no worship. Tuesday, Aug. 18 — Communion at St. Luke’s. CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH Rev. Janet Gwin, Pastor Sunday, Aug. 9 — no information provided. FAITH LUTHERAN Columbus, N.D. Sunday, Aug. 16 – 11 […]

It Happened To . . .

UND Spring Graduates announced The University of North Dakota (UND) has announced two local students to their Spring 2020 Graduates list. Katie L. Muller, of Grenora, graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Ellie A. Gillund, of Wildrose, graduated with a Master in Physician Assistant Studies. Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. […]