Before the advent of modern-day technology such as emails and other social media platforms, people kept in contact with strangers (pen pals) by regularly writing letters to each other and delivering via post-mail no matter the distance. This enhanced friendship on all levels and in different regions and also created a real time-bonding that a physical meeting might not offer.
One can be sure that there is a North Dakota native in our midst that has made sure to clear any schedules in order to watch the live coverage on September 19th, 2022 of Queen Elizabeth II's state funeral. Meet Park River, North Dakota native - Adel Hankey. This woman...
Queen Elizabeth II shared her birthday with an American pen pal. Before Her Majesty died at age 96 last week, she exchanged letters every year with a North Dakota woman who was born on the same day, according to KFYR. Adele Hankey, of Park River, North Dakota, said she'll miss corresponding with her friend: "Oh absolutely. You miss your pen pals."
BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) - Park River, North Dakota is five thousand miles away from Buckingham Palace. But for the past 70 years, letters have brought Queen Elizabeth II and one North Dakota woman together. The queen was born on April 21, 1926. So was Park River’s Adele Hankey. “I...
An alleged unidentified flying object (UFO) sighting in Minnesota nearly 43 years ago was a "genuine" extraterrestrial encounter, according to an investigator. Marshall County Deputy Sheriff Val Johnson was patrolling Minnesota Highway 220 near the town of Stephen at around 2 a.m. on Aug. 27, 1979, when he saw a beam of light that hovered above the road.
CANTON − The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Health and Canton City Public Health will host a public meeting Tuesday for residents around Republic Steel. "The purpose of the meeting is to provide the community nearby Republic Steel with an update onRepublic Steel’s lead emissions and actions taken since the Nov. 16, 2021, public meeting, actionsplanned and ongoing, and to provide an opportunity to ask questions," according to a news release from Canton Health Commissioner James Adams.