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Street work could last up to six months

A major street repair and sewer line replacement project in Crosby could last five to six months, according to City Engineer Bill Moonen.

Posted 1/12/16 (Tue) read more »

School seeks to prove need for project

School seeks to prove need for project

As the Divide County School District prepares for a new vote on a bond issue to expand and renovate portions of the elementary and high schools, school officials are doing everything they can between now and election day, Feb. 9, to convince the public of the need for the project.

Posted 1/12/16 (Tue) read more »

2015 sees progress on projects and end of boom

2015 sees progress on projects and end of boom

The year 2015 saw an oil field slowdown, planning for a couple of major building projects, extreme weather events, a major local business changing hands and a gift from an estate giving a boost to a number of community organizations.

Posted 1/05/16 (Tue) read more »

2015 crime stats show little change from 2014

Divide County Sheriff Lauren Throntveit’s end-of-year statistics show signs of a slight slowdown in crime accompanying the ongoing slowdown in oil activity, though the decreases are modest.

Posted 1/05/16 (Tue) read more »

She fights for family farms and culture

She fights for family farms and culture

Kayla Pulvermacher never dreamt of becoming a political lobbyist, but growing up on the family farm instilled a passion for the land.

Posted 1/05/16 (Tue) read more »

Program aims to assess what to keep or change

Program aims to assess what to keep or change

A program aimed at helping towns in the oil patch assess goals for business and community development kicked off Monday last week with a round table discussion open to the public.

Posted 12/29/15 (Tue) read more »

New zoning ordinance now in place

A new zoning ordinance in Divide County seeks to address a number of issues that surfaced as the Bakken oil boom exploded a few years ago.

Posted 12/29/15 (Tue) read more »

Quest for purple heart reveals bronze star

Quest for purple heart reveals bronze star

Last week, the family of Leonard Larson saw the culmination of two years of work to have his purple heart medal restored.

Posted 12/29/15 (Tue) read more »

Contract causes Columbus controversy

The City of Columbus is embroiled in conflict over costs associated with a construction project, a petition for the resignation of one council member, the possible resignation of the Mayor and the appearance of a possible conflict of interest on the part of the city auditor.

Posted 12/22/15 (Tue) read more »

Crosby native Duane Anderson donates decades of photographed history to library

Crosby native Duane Anderson donates decades of photographed history to library

A treasure trove of photos from Duane Anderson's years in Divide County will soon be available for anyone to peruse and search by name.

Posted 12/22/15 (Tue) read more »