2021-09-01 E-Edition

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Enrollment figures encouraging

The initial numbers aren’t official, but most area school administrators are heartened to see enrollment holding steady or increasing. Based on figures released last week, Divide County’s total of 386 is up five students over the same time last year. “I’m elated,” Superintendent of Schools Sherlock Hirning said. Fears enrollment would fall because of the downturn in oil and gas, […]

Football grandstand not ready for opener

Delays in the replacement of the grandstand at Cal Andrist Field have prevented the new structure from being installed in time for Divide County High School’s first home football games of the season this week. School officials are encouraging fans to bring their own portable chairs if they wish to sit, as some portable bleachers now in place probably won’t […]

Picture perfect harvest scene, yield less so

Pete and Andy Grundstad cut wheat Sunday under a cloudy sky, reporting yields of 30 to 40 bushels to the acre. Following a dry growing season, harvest progress was stymied week before last with just enough rain to keep a lot of farmers out of the field and, potentially, cause some bleaching issues. With just a trace of rain last […]

As redistricting process nears, township residents question census results

Now that the 2020 Census results are mostly in, political subdivisions across the country are getting ready to start the process of redistricting. The process, required by state and federal law for certain subdivisions and elected offices, is intended to ensure equal representation. In Divide County, that process breaks up commission districts, and will begin once block-by-block numbers are released […]

Curb treats

Brad Johnson serves up a shaved ice treat as Ashauntia Johnson and Dawn Nygaard observe during the Crosby Area Chamber Sidewalk Sales, Friday — just one of a number of treats being offered to shoppers on Main Street. Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password Remember Me   […]

Country Club, Crosby Self Serve expand local Sunday breakfast options

A couple of local eateries are announcing plans to offer more choices for dining, especially on Sunday mornings. Crosby’s Country Club usually shuts down around the end of September, but this year, club board President Devin Jacobson said, food service will continue, “for a couple of months,” after the course is closed, including Sunday breakfasts starting at 9 a.m. this […]

Wayne Berosik

Wayne L. Berosik, 83, Williston, formerly of Crosby, passed away Friday morning, August 20, 2021 at CHI St. Alexius Health, Williston. Visitation was held Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at Everson Coughlin Funeral Home Chapel, Williston. His memorial service will be held at a later date. Everson Coughlin Funeral Home, Williston is caring for the family.

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If you’re looking to eat your way to better health, don’t forget the spice cabinet. In particular, one vibrant yellow-orange spice called turmeric is drawing new attention for its ability to supply a range of health benefits. It has been used in India for thousands of years as both a spice and medicinal herb. Recently, science has started to back […]