2022-01-12 E-Edition

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Veteran commissioners decide not to seek re-election in 2022

Several city posts will be on the ballot also

Divide County voters will be electing replacements for two county commissioners later this year. “I’m not running again,” Commissioner Gerald Brady said. “Neither am I,” said Commissioner Tim Selle. “Twenty years, that’s enough.” Brady’s been at it even longer. First elected in 1990, he’ll have served 32 years in office when his current term expires at the end of this […]

Well pad explodes, shakes nearby Grenora

Folks living in the Grenora area got an early wakeup call Monday when oil tanks northeast of town exploded shortly before 6 a.m. “It shook windows in town,” said Grenora Fire Chief Justin Hanson. Hanson said there were no reports of injuries as a result of either the explosion, or in nearby Grenora. The Stout 2917-1BH well in Fertile Valley […]

Two vehicle thefts in one day in Crosby

The practice of leaving keys in vehicles is one Divide County Sheriff Zach Schroeder says he is guilty of himself sometimes. But owners of a couple of vehicles last week were reminded why it’s never a good idea to make it easy on thieves, even in Crosby. Two vehicles were reported stolen in Crosby within hours of each other on […]

Eleven temperature records set in 2021

It won’t go down as the hottest or driest year on record, but 2021 is notable for several weather records — among them high temperature records on 11 different dates. “You had a lot,” said Richard Krolak, head of the state’s weather observation network for the National Weather Service in Bismarck. While not as many records as 1936 in Crosby […]

Seasonal signs

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Chamber sets some dates for 2022 events

The Crosby Area Chamber met last week to firm up dates for a number of upcoming events. Summer Bash, including a band, will be held the evening of Friday, June 3, with kids games and other attractions on Saturday, June 4. The popular Color Splash color run will be held on the Saturday of the Threshing Bee, July 16 and […]

Lyle Hansen

Lyle G. Hansen, 75, Wildrose, passed away peacefully, with his family at his side at Tioga Medical Center, Tioga, Monday afternoon, January 3, 2022. In keeping with Lyle’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Friends are welcome to visit www.eversoncoughlin.com to share memories of Lyle or leave condolences […]

Donald Unhjem

Donald Kirk Unhjem, 59, Crosby, passed away Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at his home in Crosby. Don was born August 10, 1962, in Hialeah, Florida. He was the only child of Donald E. and Marta (Perez) Unhjem. His grandparents were Florencio and Victoria (Buttari) Perez formerly of Cuba and Knute Unhjem and Gladys and John Ebreck of Crosby. Don was […]

Katherine Gjovig

Katherine “Katie” Gjovig, 94, Crosby, passed away January 8, 2022, at her home in Crosby. Mass of Christian Burial will be11 a.m., Thursday, January 13, 2022, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Crosby. Rite of Committal will follow at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., at Stakston-Martin Funeral Home, Crosby and one hour before the […]