Emilia Elaine could not wait to fully embrace living

Passing Dreams

Real men don’t go to baby showers, right? Real men don’t eat quiche (if you’re under 40 and don’t know what that means, look it up). We drink beer and watch football, but we don’t bring our testosterone to stupid baby shower games. Not even in this fancified, millennial world of gender togetherness. Real men beware of baby showers and […]


Entertainment should be

Holly Would

Recently there was a television series which was on a cable channel for which you have to pay extra. Apparently, this was the greatest television series which has ever been produced and was watched by about 16 million. The series just ended with six episodes in the eighth season. The 16 million followers didn’t like the way it ended. In […]

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John Wick 3

In this third installment of the adrenaline fueled action franchise, super-assassin John Wick returns with a $14 million price tag on his head and an army of bounty-hunting killers on his trail. After killing a member of the shadowy international assassin’s guild, the High Table, John Wick is excommunicado, but the world’s most ruthless hit men and women await his […]

Helen Johnson

Helen J. Johnson, 82, passed away May 10, 2019 in an Edina care center. Celebration of Life was held Saturday May 25, 2019 at Transfiguration Lutheran Church, Bloomington Minn. Interment will be at Concordia Lutheran Cemetery, Crosby, at 11:00 a.m. June 8, 2019. Helen was born April 17, 1937 in a birthing home in Crosby to Mildred and Gehard Anseth. […]

Faye Salveson

Faye E. Salveson, 69, rural Wildrose, passed away suddenly from a heart attack, Tuesday morning, May 28, 2019 at her home in rural Wildrose. Her funeral Service was celebrated Monday, June 3, 2019 at Grace Lutheran Church, Wildrose. Rev. Zachariah Shipman was officiant. Interment followed in Stordahl Cemetery south east of Wildrose. Faye was born November 8, 1949 in Breckenridge, […]

Marjorie Oas

Marjorie J. Oas, Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Columbus, passed away March 1, 2019, at Silver Creek Memory Care facility, Mesa, Ariz. A service will be held for family and friends at 11:00 a.m. June 12, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Columbus, with Pastor Gwin officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Columbus. Marjorie was born to Newell and Lila […]

Esther Dixon

Esther Mae Dixon, 94, Crosby, formerly of Noonan and Ray, passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at St. Luke’s Sunrise Care Center, Crosby. Memorial services will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 14, 2019 at Zion Lutheran Church, south of Noonan, with Pastor Janet Gwin officiating. Esther was born April 27, 1924 at Noonan to Joseph and Bertha (Fredrickson) Gustafson. […]

Loren Brackey

Loren Brackey, 74, West Fargo, formerly of Williston and Alamo, died Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at the Confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri River near Williston. A committal service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, June 8, 2019 at White Earth Cemetery on top of the hill in White Earth. Following the committal, there will be fellowship for friends […]

Crosby’s new postmaster on the job

New Crosby Postmaster Angie Kirby had a good reason for applying for the position when it became available. Her husband. “He absolutely loves Crosby,” said Kirby. Chris Kirby works for Goodnight Midstream, working at salt water disposal facilities in the area for nearly four years. During that time Angie has worked for the U.S. Postal Service, first as a clerk […]