2020-12-23

Vaccine arrives, Crosby nursing home opens for visitation


Candyce Jones, a CNA at St. Luke’s Medical Center today was among the first group of 10 hospital employees receiving a dose of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine. “I have seen first hand what COVID will actually do — the symptoms they can have, from mild to severe,” said Jones, who has worked at the hospital for 25 years, including several days […]

First vaccinations given in Tioga


Chief Medical Officer Dr. Robert Rotering and Tioga Medical Center CEO Ryan Mickelsen today were among the first people in the region to be vaccinated for COVID-19. The doses of Moderna vaccine arrived at the hospital a little after noon. Rotering and Mickelsen received their first doses at 2 p.m. “We learned the state was getting them yesterday,” said Mickelsen, […]

The Journal 2020-12-23

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St. Luke’s awaits first shipment of Moderna vaccine


St. Luke’s Medical Center was still awaiting word Monday on when a shipment of COVID-19 vaccine will arrive. The Crosby facility is expecting a shipment of the Moderna vaccine, which just received the FDA’s emergency authorization over the weekend. The Journal last week erroneously named the Pfizer vaccine as the one coming to Crosby, but the Pfizer vaccine requires much […]

Hold on, you’re not Santa!

Jess Francis feigns fright as the Grinch (Hank Frandsen) gestures towards her during the Merry Grinchmas party held at Hygge Hills last weekend. The rural Noonan event center offered holiday treats, crafts, and pictures with the Grinch. Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password Remember Me     […]

Dome needs some repairs


Nothing lasts forever, not even the dome on the Divide County Courthouse. During last week’s meeting, Commission Chairman Gerald Brady brought up the dome because a piece has recently fallen away. The good news is, the piece, a half round over a seam in the structure has been recovered. The bad news, putting it back requires a roofing contractor. “We’ve […]

Third quarter taxable sales show big declines in most of oil patch


Taxable sales and purchases were down double digits for the third quarter of 2020, reflecting the economic decline as a result of the COVID 19 pandemic. In a report that was pretty dismal for all, Crosby was a brighter spot, showing a decline of only 10 percent. Towns closer to the core of the Bakken took a much bigger hit, […]

Jenna Binde honored as Harvest Hero


When she first saw the email, Jenna Binde said she thought it was “spam” and nearly deleted it. The subject line read “Congratulations.” That email, rather than malicious, was Binde’s notification she’d been named the Grand Prize winner of The Mosaic Company’s “Harvest Heroes” contest. Mosaic makes a phosphate-based fertilizer, and is the sponsor of the contest. Harvest Heroes recognizes […]

Food Pantry

Brenda Ekness hauls a box to a waiting car during last week’s Divide County Food Pantry distribution. A record 62 families were served. Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

It’s a wrap

KateLynn Skor wraps a package during the a fundraiser event for the community center, held Wednesday last week. The 19-U Girls team held a second wrap event Monday. Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password