2022-07-20

2022-07-20 E-Edition

Nygaard is new Parks president

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Not only is Stephanie Nygaard the newest member of the Crosby Park Board, she’s been elected its president, effective at the board’s next regular meeting on Monday, July 25. She volunteered to serve at the board’s specially called meeting on July 14, following the resignation of previous board president Traci Lund. A motion to install Nygaard on the board passed […]

Damaging April storms get presidential disaster declaration

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“Welcome news for sure!” That’s how Jerry King, general manager of Burke-Divide Electric Cooperative (BDEC), reacted to word the Biden administration issued a presidential disaster declaration last week in response to April’s storms. Those storms wreaked havoc on the co-op’s system. At one point, every customer served by BDEC was without power for more than 40 hours. Issued Thursday, the […]

Kicked ‘in the rear’

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School short two teachers

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The Divide County School District’s July board meeting came and went Thursday with two teaching positions still unfilled at the high school, less than five weeks before the new academic year begins. The school remains without a business education teacher, and Superintendent Sherlock Hirning said the district had no applicants in the past month, increasing the pressure to find another […]

Connecting Communities BBQ brings crowd to Crosby park

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Judging by turnout at last week’s free barbecue, hosted by Western Region Economic Development (WRED), folks in Crosby love a free lunch. Estimates, based on the numbers of hamburgers, brats and hot dogs served, put the crowd at “nearly 300” according to WRED board member and Divide County Community Developer KayCee Lindsey. The gathering, part of WRED’s “Connecting Communities” initiative, […]

10 years on — Journal sign being refreshed

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The Journal’s sign is getting a fresh coat of paint just in time for an anniversary. Earlier this month The Journal marked 10 years of ownership by Publisher Cecile Wehrman. “We painted The Journal letters once, early in my tenure as owner, but the rest of the sign was sorely in need of freshening up,” said Wehrman. Neal Throntveit braved […]

Burgum request to restore border hours denied

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Despite repeated requests by North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum, it does not appear hours of operation will be restored at border crossings within the state. In a statement issued on July 8, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said longer operating hours can’t be justified because of shrinking traffic volumes, a decline that began before the pandemic. In April 2020, […]

Lyle Hansen

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Lyle G. Hansen, 76, Wildrose, passed away Monday, January 3, 2022. Friends and family are invited to a graveside memorial service 11 a.m., Saturday, July 23, 2022. Lunch will follow at Wildrose Senior Citizen’s Center, Wildrose.

James Moses

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James (Jay), Joslyn Moses, 71, Denver, Colorado, passed away November 27, 2019, with his wife and daughter at his side. A brief military service and Masonic ceremony will be held 11 a.m., Monday, July 25, at North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan. Following the ceremony, the family invites you to join them at the Dakota Zoo in the Pavilion to celebrate […]