Elbow came first. Then Midi showed up. And Elbow wasn’t happy about it. Elbow and Midi were cats owned by Dr. George M. and Janice Johnson, Fargo.RELATED CONTENT
Her name actually is Dorothy (Venard) Fandrich, but folks in these parts know her as Linda Lu, a singer for radio station WDAY some years ago. And, glad to report, she’s doing well.RELATED CONTENT
It seemed like just another winter morning, that January day in 1955, for the Dick farm family near Lisbon, N.D. William Dick, 47, headed out to feed the cattle and pigs, while his wife, Blanche, took their daughter, 14, to school.RELATED CONTENT
If you can identify the women in these photos, you’ll win the gratitude of Sue O’Brien of Milton, Wis.RELATED CONTENT
Neighbors recently carried a poem written by an area resident that listed the presidents in order.RELATED CONTENT
Being 89 doesn’t slow Hiram Drache down.RELATED CONTENT
Victor Gelking is a flier; he owns Vic’s Aircraft in Fargo. Yet he worked for the railroad for 41 years.RELATED CONTENT
Although we’re into the winter sports season, let’s not forget baseball entirely.
It was Sept. 28, 1923, in the days when doctors made house calls, and this one was a biggie for the town doctor of Aneta, N.D. Bertha Thompson was in labor.RELATED CONTENT
Attention, the guy named Jeffrey, who was born June 7, 1960, making you 53 years old: Neighbors has your baby spoon.RELATED CONTENT
Last summer, Neighbors carried a poem written by Ellie Radtke, 93, Fargo, that told of what it was like to be the youngest of 13 children. That brought a couple of responses.
Believe it or not, college presidents do make mistakes. At least this one did. But it wasn’t a big deal. It concerns F. Leland Watkins, the head of the old Dakota Business College in Fargo, which has generated many letters to Neighbors from its students and faculty.RELATED CONTENT
The kids in Dilworth had a way to warm up back in the winters of the 1920s. They’d sneak into the Presbyterian church and huddle by its stove.RELATED CONTENT
Neighbors’ email contains a note from Gene Reierson, of Esmond, N.D., west of Devils Lake.
All right, jazz fans, let’s take five with Dave Brubeck.
This photo of the Fairmont Old Timers musical group, believed to have been taken in the 1930s, ran here some weeks ago. Several of you identified some of its members. Now, others are filling in the gaps.RELATED CONTENT
Once again, this week the nation will be celebrating its independence. But last May 17, another national celebration was observed by many: Norway’s Syttende Mai, marking the day Norway’s constitution was signed, officially making that country independent.