One of the things about getting old is that people tend to establish routines. Some can tell you during the summer what they are planning to give each and everyone on their list for Christmas. By Thanksgiving they have their Christmas cards in the mail and all the Christmas goodies in their …

With the increase in COVID-19 cases locally, statewide and nationally, there have been fewer opportunities to get out, live a semi-normal life, or even to research local history. Like other older people who have spent a lifetime adapting to deadlines and schedules decided in large part by ot…

Beaulieu: Last week’s column was on some of the earliest homesteading families who settled “at the foot of the mountain” when the present day boundary between Pembina and Cavalier Counties had not yet been formalized in the area named Beaulieu Township by Pembina County officials. That early…

Over the course of the debacle of the year known as 2020, the United States government has made attempts to bolster a flagging economy and assist its citizens. Thus far the only assistance has come through the CARES Act earlier this year with all other federal level attempts stalling out due…