One of the favorite performing groups of past years was the Fairmont Old Timers, which had its own show on WDAY Radio and played for many area events, sponsored by the Fairmont Creamery, Moorhead.RELATED CONTENT
It’s been almost four years since John Lindeman was shot down in cold blood in Phoenix. But his killers still haven’t been found.RELATED CONTENT
Folks continue to write in about schools in the past having kids learn poetry.RELATED CONTENT
News reports often are top-heavy with stories about criminals. But let’s not forget that many decent and even heroic people are out there.RELATED CONTENT
You can sink your molars into this story. Charles Presler certainly did. He’s the guy in the picture pulling with his teeth a truck loaded with men.RELATED CONTENT
Richard Pieterick was on the Wolford (N.D.) High School basketball team that lost the 1968 North Dakota state Class B championship game to Casselton.RELATED CONTENT
Want a free cup of coffee and a piece of pie? Well, all you have to do is let Chet Larson know you are in this picture.RELATED CONTENT
Well, here we are in 2013, and Neighbors is looking forward to what you folks will send in to this column this year.RELATED CONTENT
Eva Charon plays cards (bridge, pinochle, cribbage) five days a week. She quilts and watches TV (the Game Show Network and Minnesota Twins games).
While we look ahead into the new year, neighbors, let’s not forget the so-called “old days,” both to bring up memories for folks who went through them and for the younger generations, to give them an idea of how people lived back then.RELATED CONTENT
Longtime readers of The Forum will never forget columnist Wayne Lubenow. Reading his folksy column was an everyday must.RELATED CONTENT
The song “My Cathedral” from the old Don McNeill’s Breakfast Club radio program lives on.
Ideas about what to put on lefse continue to roll in. Somehow, lutefisk becomes involved, too.RELATED CONTENT
The napkins on the tables, Karen Adams tells the women, are “crying towels.” That’s good, one of the women tells her, because “we do a lot of crying here.” “Here” is the Cass County Jail in Fargo. The women are inmates.RELATED CONTENT
It sure doesn’t look like spring around the region. So, in keeping with the on-going winter-like weather, here are some recollections of three blizzards as reported by Jim Dick, then and now of Englevale, N.D.
Lois Ebentier, Moorhead, writes that her friends are calling her a “celebrity.”
Young folks who blame older generations for making the planet a mess because they wastefully threw away too much stuff have it all wrong, according to Roger Engstrom, of Detroit Lakes, Minn.RELATED CONTENT
Neighbors carried a woman’s reminiscences of the winters of the 1940s early this year, including a story about her father riding horseback to a small store near Esmond, N.D., for groceries. That store, she said, was owned by the Stenehjems.RELATED CONTENT
A month ago, the Fargo-Moorhead region was hit with a major winter storm that created its share of problems, primarily in terms of getting around. But that was nothing new for longtime area residents like Manuel Jerger, Moorhead.RELATED CONTENT
It’s March 12, 1945, on the outskirts of the village of Bubingen, Germany, and near the Germans’ Seigfried Line, putting the U.S. 63rd Infantry Division under intense German artillery fire.RELATED CONTENT