Comment: I have been missing the Independent online for the last couple weeks. Was very pleasantly suprised when I logged on today. I think you have done an excellent job with this website. We really enjoy keeping up with news,etc. from our hometown. Keep up the good work. Thank you very much for this service. Sincerely, Jim and Katy
Name: charles reis
Date: 14 Sep 2011 21:56:48 GMT
Comment: Keepe up the good work i have allways enjoyed reading the newspaper online and keeping up with whats going on in ederlin.
Name: Judy Olsen Ryan
Date: 31 Oct 2011 17:25:32 GMT
Comment: Thanks for a great web site. Raised in New Rockford in the 50's, I was roommate with Starr Bachellor @ Fargo's YWCA. I am trying to locate her.
Name: Glen (Linda) Rhodes
Date: 8 Dec 2011 14:34:01 GMT
Comment: A few years ago I found a website that shows all of ND's online newspapers, and so now I've been reading the Independent every week. I like the 'Back When" column, especially stuff around the mid '60s to the mid '70s. I'm 61 and always read the obits, hoping my name isn't there, though some friends have been....
Name: Glen Rhodes
Date: 19 Jan 2012 17:29:21 GMT
Comment: I love reading Ellen Gross's stories. They read like Garrison Keillor, or like a prose version of Norman Rockwell. She should write a book !
Name: Terry Taylor
Date: 22 Jan 2012 04:14:25 GMT
Comment: Great way to keep up with the news in Enderlin and Lisbon. Seems like lots of changes since heading to Texas for the winter....see y'all soon enough.
Name: Ida Martin Sorensen
Date: 17 Mar 2012 22:34:12 GMT
Comment: Thank you for writing the article about me; my husband and my brother, Mike Martin, were in a conspiracy about this. I had no idea it was being written until one of my classmates sent me an email. Indeed, I am quite humbled and honored to receive the 100 Great Iowa Nurses award. Still am in a state of shock!
Name: Roxy Ann Reynolds
Welcome Page: http://enderlinindependent.com
Date: 30 Mar 2012 16:19:33 GMT
Comment: I enjoy reading the online edition. Whenever A. P. Beleal is mentioned (as he was in this week’s Back When - 70 Years Ago), I copy his daughter, Janice Beleal Hickson. She was seven years old when the family left Enderlin. I met Janice at our local "Curves" a couple years ago.
Name: Darrell & Bette Johnson
Date: 17 Apr 2012 01:17:58 GMT
Comment: I enjoyed reading the paper although there aren't very many familiar names. We lived in Enderlin l963-73. Darrell practiced Veterinary Medicine. Enderlin was a great place to raise a young family. We are retired and live in Brookings, SD.
Name: JUDY STRAND FOSTER
Date: 22 Jul 2012 11:13:18 GMT
Comment: I love that you have a Back When section, I have been gone so many years but that is where I recognize people I knew.Thankyou! Good Job
Name: Karen Gunderson Ormiston
Date: 29 Nov 2012 21:42:53 GMT
Comment: I am always anxious for Thursday to come so I can read the home town paper. I enjoy the Back When section, and of course have to check the obits. Thanks for doing such a good job of keeping all of us up to date.
Name: Bob Cole
Date: 28 Jan 2013 22:35:51 GMT
Comment: You did a bang up job with the new web page. I often visit to read the news about my Dad's (William C. Cole) old home town. Dad's parents were Will & Bertha Fernow Cole. Brothers Harvey & Willard Cole and sister Gladys Boileau wife to Henry. I grew up in Syracuse, N.Y. forever hearing stories of Enderlin around 1920 to 1943. The stories were endless and the characters remained Dad's friends for life. The railroad was a big chapter during that time, what an adventure that time period had to have been. The Fernow & Trapp families were also relatives, Dad shared many a story of the hard work before the modern equipment lightened the work load. I vacationed in Enderlin many times over the years and I miss it. I will be checking in often to stay updated with the news and events. I love how several of the family names are still in the area after 100 plus years. Feel free to share a story if my family name rings a bell with you.
Name: Thomas Ravely
Date: 8 May 2013 19:37:24 GMT
Comment: Stopped to learn more about the car show and enjoyed reading your newspaper.
Name: Eric Gunderson
Date: 16 May 2013 13:39:55 GMT
Comment: I'm interrested in contacting any kin of Erick Gunderson who farmed in the Enderlin area circa 1890's. He also was a state senator (ND) at about that time. One of his 4 son's was George, my grandfather. Thank you.
Name: Oral Husemoen McDanel
Date: 26 Jun 2013 04:09:17 GMT
Comment: I very rarely see a familiar last name but I guess that is to be expected as I moved from Enderlin in 1932.I just typed in Enderlin ND on Google to check up on the old home town and enjoyed the website.I will return and wish I could see some 85 year old news. I will be 98 in August
Name: Steve O'Neill
Date: 5 Jul 2013 02:30:29 GMT
Comment: I would appreciate responses from folks in classes1955-57. Thanks.
Name: Oral Husemoen McDanel
Date: 9 Aug 2013 06:29:00 GMT
Comment: Writing to correct my email address which is wrong on former post. Would sure like to hear about our old family homestead. Anyone remember the Husemoen farm? Six and 1/2 half miles from Enderlin. The great grand children ask about life way back when. Guess it is way back to them as I'll be 98 the 15th but to me it seems like yesterday when I was helping to bring lunch to the harvest crew.
Name: Don Erickson
Date: 4 Sep 2013 21:09:17 GMT
Comment: Just wondering if there are some friends from the class of 1950 still around? I heard Marvin Moderow had past away. Surprised me to the Enockson house being torn down. Was under the impression Herb still lived in it. If he's gone, never heard a word of his passing in the Independent. Hard to believe it's 63 years since 1950. Time go by faster it seems from year to year. Was last to Enderlin in 2006 and this was probably my last trip back there. Sad to see so many of the old building being torn down. The Labbitt Bldg was made to last forever so they said and my Dad had his shop there for many years. Sad. I miss the the childhood years of growing up there but seeing what's left of the town, it's not there any more. Again very sad. Enjoy the weekly news about the town & who knows, maybe it will some day come back to where it once was.
Name: don Smedshammer
Date: 19 Sep 2013 00:46:52 GMT
Comment: Steve: As you may recall, I came from the class of 57. Reba and I stop by Enderlin every now and then and it is sad to see there is not much left of what I remember from the 50's. We have been living in the STL area since 1972 I was transferred from Chicago down here working for CBS radio. Retired from that several years back but still do some voice work for commercials, mostly GM and, what is now called, AT&T, corporate video and MC work. Still give credit to Mrs Holvick for teaching me how do talk without fearing making a mistake. Hope things are well with you and family.
Name: Andy Hanson
Date: 7 Apr 2014 02:59:44 GMT
Comment: This is my first time at this website. My Grandparents owned the Independent from 1928 to 1947. Thank you for keeping it going......