2021-01-20

A little bit of a perspective

Pastor’s Corner

I’m tired. I’m tired of wearing a mask. I’m tired of getting a letter every day from some worthy organization that wants my money. I’m tired of ice on the sidewalk. I’m tired of getting up every day and going to work. I’m grateful. I’m grateful that I have a mask so that I can go into stores, restaurants and […]

What’s Up

Wednesday, Jan. 20 Upper Missouri District Health Unit-Monthly Vaccination Clinic, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Divide County Courthouse Room 2201. Burger Night, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Crosby Moose Lodge. Friday, Jan. 22 Cards & Games, 1:30 p.m., Crosby Senior Citizens Center Concessions, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Dakota Theater. Saturday, Jan. 23 Concessions, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Dakota […]

Harebrained ideas allowed in the best of systems

Passing Dreams

Sometimes being the best means you have to be willing to put up with the not-so-good. Free speech, for example. In order to protect the right to be unfettered in speaking our minds we put up with some whose speech we find offensive. Guilty beyond a shadow of a doubt. In order to be as certain as possible that we […]

The structure of House appropriations

Capitol Views

This will be my first report on the 67th North Dakota Legislative Session. I have once again been selected to be on the Appropriations Committee of the House of Representatives. There are 21 members on this committee, which is divided into 3 subsections: Education and Environment, Government Operations, and Human Resources. Of these, I have been assigned to Human Resources. […]

Looking through a log or a speck?

Whines & Roses

“How can you say to your brother, ‘Brother, let me take out the speck that is in your eye,’ when you yourself do not see the log that is in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take out the speck that is in your brother’s […]

On the process of removing a president

We the People


Memories of the footage of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, on January 6, 2021, will be forever etched in the minds of the citizenry. No American since the War of 1812 has seen an assault on our Temple of Democracy. This siege — a failed coup — was incited by President Donald Trump who, in a speech on the […]

Hunter appreciates Crosby

Letter to the Editor


Our crew of hunters from around the country made the trip to Crosby in October, at least in part . . . a couple of folks stayed home, worried about the virus, some others had job demands that kept them at home. I made my 26th consecutive trip, traveling alone and, as always, rejoicing when I left US 2 behind […]

DC boys improve to 5-1, beat Burke


Wyatt Caraballo had 16 points, Max Dhuyvetter added 14 and Lane Caraballo 12 as the Divide County High School varsity boys’ basketball team held Burke County to seven points in the final quarter to capture a 47-41 win on Tuesday last week in Crosby. “We hang our hats on defense,” Divide County head coach Dillon Loper said. “Our goal every […]

Junior Gold sweeps, streak continues


Chris Johnson and Thayne Coston each had a hat trick, and Crosby’s Junior Gold hockey team remained undefeated in league play with a 10-1 win against the Northwood Ice Storm at Andrist Arena on Sunday. Grant Kocher, Ethan Larson and Devin Power each had a goal an an assist, and Easton Eriksmoen made 31 saves for the Comets. Anthony Johnson […]

19U girls handed trio of losses at home


Shyann Ballew had a hat trick and an assist for the Crosby girls’ 19U hockey team in a 5-4 loss against the Bismarck Capitals at Andrist Arena on Saturday. Cassidy Skor also scored for the Comets (0-9) in their second consecutive one-goal loss. KateLynn Skor allowed five goals on 33 shots. “Even though we couldn’t get the W, we played […]