2022-01-05 E-Edition

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‘Never say never’ is one lesson from 2021

From the announcement of the closure of Crosby’s nursing home to the first official population increase in nine decades, 2021 will go down in Crosby’s history as a year of reversed norms. From changes on Main Street, to changes in school board size, and a trend toward families moving to rural residences, a review of the year’s top stories illustrates […]

Boosters available Thursdays

Thursday vaccination clinics are resuming at the Upper Missouri District Health Unit this week, both for COVID-19 and flu. Now that the holidays are past, boosters have been approved for anyone over the age of 12 and the waiting period for receiving a booster has been lowered from six months to five. As the omicron variant of COVID-19 surges in […]

Arts council gets emergency grant for Dakota Theatre

An emergency grant request from the Meadowlark Arts Council was recommended for approval Monday afternoon by the Spirit Fund board, and approved by the Crosby City Council Monday night. The request for replacing the gas-fired boiler, heating the Dakota Theater and owned by the arts council, came in at $23,000. The existing system failed on Dec. 20, forcing closure of […]

Recreation center meeting scheduled

Crosby’s Park Board has scheduled a public meeting to talk about the potential of building a recreation center. Scheduled for 7 p.m., Jan. 12, at the Divide County Courthouse, the meeting is being held to provide information, according to Traci Lund, board president. “Rumors spread,” Lund said. “We’re hoping people will come and get their questions answered. We won’t have […]

One Time it was News

10 years ago Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012: County Commissioner Tim Selle and City Auditor Carol Lampert were among the area leaders attending a meeting with Gov Jack Dalrymple in Tioga. I.J. and Bev Jacobson marked their 40th anniversary as owners of Crosby Drug with an open house. Andreas Holm, Crosby, received the Torchbearer Award from the North Dakota Farmers Union. […]

Church Schedules

CROSBY ASSEMBLY OF GOD Interim Pastor Les Anderson Wednesday, January 5 – 12 p.m. women’s prayer meeting. Sunday, Janury 9 – 10 a.m. Bible study; 11 a.m. morning service; 6 p.m., evening service. NOONAN LUTHERAN PARISH Rev. Janet Gwin Bethlehem – Noonan Sunday, January 9 — 9 a.m. worship. Zion – Rural Noonan Sunday, January 9 — no worship. Peace- […]

What’s Up

Wednesday, January 5 Story time, 10 a.m., Divide County Library. Burger Night, 5:30 p.m., Crosby Moose Lodge. Friday, January 7 Cards and games, 1:30 p.m., Crosby Senior Citizens Center. DCHS varsity girls basketball vs Kenmare, 7:15 p.m., Divide County High School gym. Comets Peewees vs Williston White, 7 p.m., Crosby Community Center/ Andrist Arena. Saturday, January 9 Comets Peewees vs […]

Duane Pederson

Duane Pederson, 71, Williston, passed away Sunday, December 26, 2021, at Country- House Residence, Dickinson. Duane’s funeral service was held Thursday, December 30, 2021, at Our Redeemers Lutheran Church, Williston. Pastor Jon Wellumson officiated. Burial took place at Hillside Memory Gardens Cemetery, Williston. Duane K. Pederson was born April 24, 1950 to Palmer and Lenora (Halvarson) Pederson in Crosby. He […]

Memories of New Year’s winters past

Passing Dreams

Our fortunes twice have brought us to Nova Scotia, a northeast Canada maritime province that has wonderfully diverse physical attributes starting from a coastline where you can find beach, rocky shores and faux mountainous vineyards above. Its culture derives from the First Nations Mi’kmaq natives to French Acadian settlers to African and Celtic settlers. Pier 21 in Halifax is Canada’s […]