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School district hopes to avoid shortage of teachers, bus drivers

The Divide County School District has filled one of its six open teaching positions, superintendent Sherlock Hirning told the school board at its regular meeting Tuesday last week.

Posted 7/21/15 (Tue) read more »

T&R Transport sells to Texas trucking firm

T&R Transport sells to Texas trucking firm

Gibson Energy has purchased T&R Transport, the trucking company Ross “Chico” and Tonia Eriksmoen built from a single semi-truck in 2008 into a fleet that, at its zenith, had as many as 185 trucks hauling water and oil field services.

Posted 7/21/15 (Tue) read more »

Larson’s last original pioneer building, old hotel, burns to the ground

Larson’s last original pioneer building, old hotel, burns to the ground

For more than 100 years, the Larson Hotel stood, even as the rest of the town’s pioneer buildings disappeared -- until a fire Tuesday last week leveled it.

Posted 7/14/15 (Tue) read more »

Avery display most complete in history

Avery display most complete in history

The display of Avery models featured in this year’s Divide County Historical Society Threshing Show this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, is the most complete exhibition of the line in modern times.

Posted 7/14/15 (Tue) read more »

Holleran’s hobby is for the birds, not to make a buck

Holleran’s hobby is for the birds, not to make a buck

Bill Holleran, 88, of Crosby, calls himself the “world’s champion sawdust maker,” but people in the Crosby area recognize Holleran as being one heck of a neat birdhouse-maker.

Posted 7/07/15 (Tue) read more »

Bad news is relative when it comes to the latest taxable sales statistics for the region

The latest taxable sales and purchases stats aren’t as bad as they might have been -- in fact, they make statistics from 10 years ago look dreadful.

Posted 7/07/15 (Tue) read more »

New daycare finds champions

A new daycare facility in Crosby took one step closer to reality at Monday evening’s city council meeting, when Community Development Director KayCee Lindsey announced New Century Ag is willing to donate their 5th Avenue former bowling alley property as a place to locate the project.

Posted 7/07/15 (Tue) read more »

Weather and fireworks pack a punch on July 4

Weather and fireworks pack a punch on July 4

Between 3:30 and 3:50 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, Crosby saw some of nature’s version of July 4th fireworks, as a wind, hail and rain storm unleashed its fury.

Posted 7/07/15 (Tue) read more »

Crosby pad set to make a splash

Construction of a new splash pad will take place this fall, park director Bob Gillen told Park Board members at a meeting held June 22.

Posted 6/30/15 (Tue) read more »

Volunteers set a building’s foundation to rights

Volunteers set a building’s foundation to rights

There wasn’t a chance Danny Hansen would not be involved in a project to restore the A. Ingwalson Mercantile building at Pioneer Village.

Posted 6/30/15 (Tue) read more »