2021-11-24 E-Edition

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Stroll prizes return for Light Up Night

Following last year’s hiatus due to COVID, the prize stroll returns Friday as part of Crosby’s Light Up Night festivities. The traditional first day of the Christmas season, the Friday after Thanksgiving, has been drawing a crowd to Main Street for decades. This year, in addition to the return of a lighted parade for the second year in a row, […]

Federal aid, Center closure helps avert operating losses

Federal pandemic relief funds and the closure of the nursing home helped St. Luke’s Medical Center avoid an operating loss in the last fiscal year despite higher expenses, CEO Jody Nelson reported at the hospital’s annual meeting Wednesday last week. Nelson described the $864,000 profit listed in the hospital’s draft audit as “not completely accurate” since it includes $3.95 million […]

It’s all homemade!

The Sons of Norway Bake Sale Saturday sold out of goods in about 20 minutes flat, above; at right, Roxanne Fortier looks over goods at ‘A Maker’s Christmas’ at the Moose Lodge. Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Any corrections?

So far only one correction to the new directory has been called in. Please write in the landline 965-4268 for Norm and Bonnie Sortland’s listing in your book. The Journal will publish additional corrections next week if any are received by close of business Friday. Extra books are now $2 each, plus tax, or three for $5, plus postage. Oops! […]

Food Bank

A pop-up Food Bank in Crosby that was to have been held Nov. 23 had to be canceled due to a staff shortage by the Great Plains Food Bank, but the regular distribution by the Divide County Food Pantry went off without a hitch last week, thanks to volunteers like Joyce Wolter, left. Oops! An active online subscription is required […]

Marian Rasmussen

Marian Rasmussen, 88, Grenora, passed away at CHI Saint Alexius Health Center, Williston early Tuesday morning, November 16, 2021. Funeral service was held Saturday, November 20, 2021, at Saint Olaf Lutheran Church, Grenora. Rev. Josh Parris officiated. Interment took place at Grenora Cemetery following the funeral service. Marian Ione Molvik was born October 4, 1933, in Marion, daughter of Ragnvald […]

Women’s Day special event

Health & Wellness on the Run

Saturday, December 4, 2021, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Hygge Hills 10225 96th St NW (SE of Noonan) Mark your calendar and RSVP for this special event. Join us for a day filled with good vibes and positive energy! Schedule of Events 1:00 p.m.: Luncheon-sandwich, soup, salad, dessert & beverage 2:00 p.m.: Charlene Smart-Healing Light Wellness “Body Energy” 3:00 […]

Everyday is Thanksgiving in America

Whines & Roses

Even in the midst of so much division in our country, we have so much to be thankful for. The sentiment “If you don’t like it here, you can leave” has been a refrain people tend to aim at their “enemies” — fellow citizens who complain about something they don’t like in the way of rules or opportunities. It’s ironic […]

A community can save a local business

Building Main Street, Not Wall Street

There is an adage, “The only thing constant in today’s world is change”. For this column, let me use a quote I shared previously by Michael John Bobak. He said, “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” I am constantly reminded how fragile communities and locally owned businesses can be. I recall a somewhat dated locally owned restaurant in […]