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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 »

Commissioners look hard at county roads, coming up short

Divide County’s commissioners are looking hard at the county’s roads again, and still coming up short for repairs from oil industry impacts, along with a couple of wet years.

Posted 6/30/15 (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 »

Levy increase fails despite majority support

A measure to increase the Divide County School District’s building fund levy failed to achieve the required supermajority of 60-percent for passage Tuesday last week.

Posted 6/30/15 (Tue) read more »

School board election results

District 1 - Holly Krecklau - 92 votes; Jody Gunlock - 68 votes
District 3 - Shari DeJardine - 136, 2 write-ins
At large member - Stephanie Reistad, 138; 1 write-in
Building fund enlargement - 88 yes; 79 no, so this is a failed vote because it required a super-majority of 60 percent, not just a majority, to be approved.

Posted 6/24/15 (Wed) read more »