2021-06-30

2021-06-30 E-Edition

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Park board to study community center expansion


Crosby’s park board has hired an architect to study the possibility of expanding the community center to include more indoor recreation space, even though board members are skeptical that such a project is within their means. The board voted at its regular monthly meeting Monday last week to accept a proposal for a “predesign study including budget for a potential […]

Flipping out in Wildrose

Jakob Fagerland of Two Harbors, Minnesota, does a flip on an inflatable attraction during the Wildrose Summer Fest, held Friday. More photos from the event may be seen on Page 10. Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Teen vaccination rate low here

Pop-up clinics aimed at making shots convenient

COVID-19 vaccine is available and there’s no waiting — in some cases, clinics are nearly empty. That’s the word from Upper Missouri District Health Nurse Juliet Artman, who said a number of strategies are planned to get more people protected, beyond the regular Thursday clinics she holds each week in Crosby. Last week’s clinic tells the tale — with just […]

Attitudes vary among teens


With only a fraction of Divide County teens between the ages of 12-17 vaccinated so far, The Journal approached five area young people to probe their attitudes about the vaccine. Ireland Watterud, 16, Columbus, attends school in Divide County. She isn’t vaccinated and doesn’t have plans to become vaccinated. “I just don’t feel like it’s quite ready yet, and I […]

JDA to lower budgeting requests


“Having a positive balance at the end of the year is a good thing,” said Gerald Brady, Divide County Commissioner who also sits on the Divide County Jobs Development Authority (JDA) board. “But we don’t want it to get too big.” That’s why Brady suggested lowering the amount requested to fund the office where Community Developer KayCee Lindsey works. Going […]

Camouflage . . .

…It’s what a wave sphinx hawk moth and a troll in a tree have in common. The moth was spotted in the yard of Brad Johnson, Crosby, Monday; the troll was planted as part of a scavenger hunt during Hygge Hills’ Midsummer event, held Sunday. Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or […]

Emergency siren repairs in progress

New components installed in Crosby, Noonan and Ambrose should result in no more “false alarms” from civil defense sirens. The sirens, used to warn residents of severe weather, are computer controlled, and Divide County Emergency Manager Jody Gunlock said moisture caused the cards to short out, causing the sirens to go off when they aren’t supposed to. A coating on […]

Cops & cakes

Sheriff Zach Schroeder holds up a prize during an outreach event held at Henny’s Coffee Wednesday last week in Crosby. Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Angela Jacobson

Angela M. Jacobson, 47, Minot, died unexpectedly Friday, June 25, 2021, at the St. Aloisius Hospital, Harvey. Cremation has taken place Sharing of memories with family and close friends will be at Hertz Funeral Home, Thursday, July 1, 2021, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Visitation will be held at the church one hour prior to the service. Funeral services will […]