2021-06-09

2021-06-09 E-Edition

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Theater plans full summer schedule


In real estate, the key word is location. For the Dakota Theater, attendance makes all the difference. Last Friday night’s showing of Cruella brought out about a dozen movie buffs. “That’s not bad for week two,” Ed Retzer, theater co-manager, said. “No, not bad,” agreed Co-manager Brittany Probasco, the only other paid employee. “I have not turned in a time […]

Focus on community: Addressing old eyesores and growing a new crop of tradesmen


This is the second of three parts on a series of discussions held in Divide County to aid future planning and development work by the Divide County Economic Development Council and other groups. It’s easier to convince someone who’s familiar with the area to come back than bringing in people with no familiarity to the area. No matter who they […]

Hanging baskets

Ben Stanley of Hardware Hank attaches a basket of flowers on Crosby’s Main Street. Flowers for the city’s decorative pots are all purchased locally. Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

First retirement of capital credits since ’09


Members of the Northwest Communications Cooperative will be finding checks in the mail soon. The checks will be mailed as part of the cooperative’s retirement of $1.5 million in capital credits. If you were a member of NCC and paid for services, whether television, telephone, internet or something else, in the years 1992, 1993, 1994 or 2020 you should expect […]

Members eligible for prizes

The annual meeting of the Northwest Communications Cooperative is approaching. NCC’s annual meeting, its first since 2019 due to COVID-19, will take place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 15. The meeting will be a little more streamlined than usual. NCC will not be offering a meal, children’s activities nor educational booths, but will focus on the business portion of […]

90 degree work

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Nursing home week

National Skilled Nursing Care Week was scheduled for the beginning of May, due to the pandemic it had to be postponed almost a month later. The St. Luke’s Care Center will be celebrating this week with the theme “Together through the Seasons.” Monday’s season was winter, beginning with the coronation of King Herb Alg and Queen Sylvia Feeney. Tuesday’s season […]

One Time it was News

10 years ago Wednesday, June 15, 2011: Overly wet conditions have put a real damper on spring farm work. Reports from Divide County Extension Agent Keith Brown say as little as 10 percent of crop land has been seeded to date. Reports from Burke County put progress there at 25-30 percent. Seven Divide County oil well operators are facing fines […]

Wayne Johnson

Wayne Robert Johnson 65, Crosby, passed away Thursday, May 27, 2021 at the family farm north of Crosby. Memorial services were held Monday, June 7, 2021, at Peace Lutheran Church in rural Crosby. Pastor Janet Gwin officiated. Wayne Robert was born February 10, 1956, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Crosby, the son of Harry and Violet Johnson. Wayne was baptized at […]