Today we all honor our mothers, as well we should. But here’s a story about a man who one Mother’s Day honored another important woman in his life: his mother-in-law.RELATED CONTENT
Here’s a story to crow about. Dean Sorum, of Moorhead, writes that his wife, the former Carol Orser, used to live in Colgate, N.D., as did her cousins Jim and Charles Wright.RELATED CONTENT
Lorraine Berger has every reason to be proud of her father. He was a man who, with his family, moved around a lot because he was continually offered better positions in the field of education.RELATED CONTENT
Lorraine Berger has every reason to be proud of her father. He was a man who, with his family, moved around a lot because he was continually offered better positions in the field of education.
This picture of a girl dropping a smooch on a boy ran here before, after it was sent in by a reader who found it somewhere and wondered who it was.RELATED CONTENT
It’s been 79 years since the Dionne quintuplets were born in Canada. But people still remember them, and better yet, come up with mementoes of them.RELATED CONTENT
It’s the story of Herman and Louise Nieman, of Perham, Minn., and of their children. All 13 of them.RELATED CONTENT
One day in 1983, Pearl Nissen received a sympathy letter because of the death of her husband, Ira.RELATED CONTENT
It was a Wednesday when the four women first got together for lunch. That was 49 years ago. And those women, plus several others, all from the same Fargo neighborhood, have been having lunch together virtually every Wednesday since then.RELATED CONTENT
Today, Neighbors’ mailbag contains messages about a mix of items: jazz, a power plant and old railroad days.RELATED CONTENT
Stories about the old Dakota Business College in Fargo led Justin Swank, Fargo, to write about his father, James Swank.
This story could be in Nicole Phillips’ Forum column, which focuses on kind things people do for one another.RELATED CONTENT
Don K. Johnson, of Fargo, seeks your help in tracking down a poem. “I have searched far and wide for a poem I misplaced many years ago,” Don writes.
Bowman and Havana are North Dakota towns on opposite corners of the state. But Neighbors has received inquiries about how both of them got their names.RELATED CONTENT
Sure, it’s May, but Neighbors is still catching up with mail concerning past winter storms, although the way the winter has dragged on, maybe it’s not so inappropriate today to recall the infamous March 1966 blizzard and how it affected local rail lines.RELATED CONTENT
You can add this to the list of ways to eat lefse.RELATED CONTENT
Here’s a postcard from the past, and a request for information about it. It comes from Katherine Cannon, of Clifton, Texas, a woman who can claim a relative who was a big political name in Minnesota, and who lives near a town much in the news recently.RELATED CONTENT
Neighbors carried a piece some time ago about someone taking the old Galloping Goose branch line train to the Canadian border, where it was turned around on a hand-operated turntable.RELATED CONTENT
“A Letter Home,” a poem written years ago by North Dakota’s late poet laureate James W. Foley, still rings a bell for many people.RELATED CONTENT