2021-05-05

2021-05-05 E-Edition

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Local leaders are encouraged by initial Census stats


Initial reports released by the U.S. Census Bureau report North Dakota’s population has grown by more than 100,000 in the last 10 years. How those numbers relate to Divide County won’t be known until specific breakdowns are released in August, but locally, officials are encouraged — especially following a 2010 Census in which it was widely believed the oil patch […]

Learning space

Kamryn Ellison practices her bike riding skills under the watchful eye of her dad, Quin, who says the parking lot of Jason’s Super Foods, off hours, provides a safe space for instruction, free of any traffic concerns. Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password Remember Me     […]

Local businesses embracing online sales


More and more, Main Street businesses across the country are “crossing the digital divide,” creating websites and featuring online shopping experiences. Now, two more businesses in Crosby can be added to the list. Orders may now be placed at JasonsSuperFoods.com and JacobsHardwareHank.com. Hardware store co-owner Theresa Jacobs and grocery store manager Devin Lindsey said the decision to have a digital […]

Father charged after motorcycle injury accident


The motorcycle accident that sent two people to a hospital in Minot on April 27 has now resulted in criminal charges being filed against the driver. John Aaron Trueax, 32, is charged with two felonies — reckless endangerment with extreme indifference and criminal vehicular injury-felony involving a motor vehicle. He was also cited for violating conditions of a Class M […]

Surveys offer folks a chance to share local views


Have you filled out your Divide County Community Survey, yet? If not, there’s still time. The deadline is Friday, May 7. The anonymous electronic survey, commissioned by the Divide County Economic Development Council (EDC) and Jobs Development Authority (JDA), is intended to give residents across the county a chance to tell the two bodies what’s good, and what needs improving. […]

Landowners have new option for posting their acreage


A change in state law means land owners don’t have to put signs up on fence posts any more — unless they want to. Beginning Aug. 1, a new section of state law goes into effect, allowing land owners to close their lands to hunting electronically. SB 2144, signed into law last week by Gov. Doug Burgum, makes North Dakota […]

Vote on school board size is Tuesday

A special election held by the Divide County School District on May 11 will determine whether the school board shrinks from nine members to seven. A 60 percent supermajority of votes cast will be necessary for the board reduction to take effect, said Sherlock Hirning, district superintendent. The lone polling place is the Crosby Senior Citizens Center, which will be […]

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Syttende Mai events planned

Vidda Lodge 4-663, Sons of Norway, is sponsoring a Syttende Mai Celebration on Saturday, May 15, beginning with a parade of flags on Main Street, Crosby, starting from the Dakota Theatre at 2 p.m. At 2:30 p.m., the movie Max Manus will be shown. Admission is free and everyone is welcome. Concessions will be available for purchase. Max Manus is […]