2020-08-19

The Journal 2020-08-19

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Drying down

Neil Lindsey combines a field of peas last week, above, and with some scorching weather earlier this week, the grain harvest also kicked into high gear. The forecast calls for high temperatures near or above 90 through Saturday and no chance of rain, which should make for some productive harvesting days across the region. Oops! An active online subscription is […]

New COVID case Tuesday; nursing home takes steps


Visitation at St. Luke’s Care Center in Crosby is still allowed, but only outdoors. Jody Nelson, CEO at St. Luke’s, said the move is “out of an abundance of caution” in light of the recent rise in positive COVID cases in the area, not just in Divide County, where three cases were reported to the health department between Aug. 7 […]

Maroons to limit fans at home games


The Divide County School District will limit attendance for home sporting events and offer livestreaming as an alternative when they begin next week. The school board decided on a plan Thursday for holding interscholastic contests amid the coronavirus pandemic. The first scheduled home event is a varsity football game on Aug. 28. “We have to think about our school and […]

Dollar General store will break ground soon


By the time you read this, ground may already be broken on Elk Creek Capital’s planned development of property on Crosby’s southeast corner. As a result, a Dollar General store could be open on the site, yet this year. The Crosby City Council, in a special meeting held Thursday, approved the Kansas-based development company’s plan to build a 9,100-square-foot commercial […]

No pool, no problem

Maddyn Haugenoe beats the heat at Crosby’s Splash Pad as the thermometer topped 94 degrees on Monday, when a lack of staff kept the pool closed. Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Summer Bash, football books disussed at Chamber

The success of last month’s Summer Bash — organized on the fly by Chamber officers Amy Larson, Brittany Sparks and others — could become an annual event. Sparks told Chamber members at a meeting last week she and Larson would like to see the event happen every year, but not necessarily at the same time. Also under discussion at this […]

Food Pantry will have extra disbursement

Anyone in need of food assistance is welcome to come to a Mobile Food Pantry at Concordia Lutheran Church in Crosby, starting at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25. This is a supplemental disbursement to the usual monthly event, held Tuesday, Aug. 18. The Mobile Food Pantry is made possible in cooperation with the Great Plains Food Bank and will include […]

Oil-gas production beginning to climb back from low point


After May’s dismal production figures. it might be too early to say oil and gas production in North Dakota is on the rebound, but it did improve in June. “Some significant production is coming back now,” Director of Mineral Resources Lynn Helms said during last week’s monthly briefing. “June was better, but not by much.” Figures released by the State […]

Loren Larson

Loren Russell Larson, 80, Alexandria, Virginia, passed away at his home August 3, 2020. Services are being planned for September 2020, and details will be provided at a later date. Loren was born in Ambrose, to Leonard and Rodella Larson, August, 6, 1939. He grew up on a farm outside of Crosby, where he attended high school. He went on […]