2022-03-30

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Surplus equipment donated


Saying “It’s all military, and we never want to look like the military,” Divide County Sheriff Zach Schroeder has found a use for items the department will never use. It’s headed to outfit members of the Ukrainian militia who are defending their country against the Russian army. Among items donated last week are military grade vests, body armor plates and […]

Kauhako family venture means food

More Main Street changes

Word on the street is “the Hawaiians are doing something.” Word on the street is correct. “I’ll make you potatoes, but they’ll be different,” Marie Kauhako laughs. Kauhako, mother of Jonathan Kauhako, owner of Hindsite Creations, is taking her passion for cooking and for helping others and turning it into a business. “It won’t be a restaurant,” said Marie. Instead, […]

Main Street Community visit set


Representatives of the North Dakota Dept. of Commerce and Gov. Doug Burgum’s staff will visit Crosby and Divide County on April 6. Their appearance, part of the Governor’s Main Street Community program, is intended to help locals get access to tools and resources to capitalize on their community’s strengths and make better planning decisions. KayCee Lindsey, Divide County Community Developer, […]

Former state’s attorney, Pendlay, throws her hat in the ring to challenge Jordan


Divide County will have a contested race for the office of State’s attorney for the first time since 1990. Voters will be asked to choose between incumbent Seymour Jordan, and challenger Elizabeth Pendlay. Pendlay began circulating her petition last week and submitted her forms to the county auditor on Friday. She previously served as State’s attorney in Divide County from […]

Transitional recreation

Wrangler Clark takes a shot against Korbyn Krebsbach at the Del Ekness Sports Court after school Monday. They were joined by Chale Krebsbach and Golden Retriever Millie (not pictured), playing four-legged defense. Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Divide County School Board candidate filings are due on Monday

Less than a week remains before the filing deadline for Divide County’s school board elections, with no new challengers having emerged so far. The school district has four of its seven positions up for election June 7. Those posts include two rural at-large seats held by Coby Hubble and Shawn Sundberg, a Noonan area seat held by Samantha Pulvermacher and […]

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Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot’s vacation aboard a glamorous river steamer turns into a terrifying search for a murderer when a picture-perfect couple’s idyllic honeymoon is tragically cut short. Set against an epic landscape of sweeping Egyptian desert vistas and the majestic Giza pyramids, this tale of unbridled passion and incapacitating jealousy features a cosmopolitan group of impeccably dressed travelers, and […]

How to get help as an elder orphan

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Gail Wigness

Gail Pederson Wigness passed away March 14, 2022. Gail was born in Williston, September 1, 1942, to Ivan and Mildred Pederson, and was raised in Ambrose. She attended UND for a time and married Douglas Wigness in 1963. They began a family and moved with Doug’s career in the Air Force to 10 different locations over 26 years. Gail made […]