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Bob Lind, Published February 07 2012

Lind: Readers respond to some favorite stories

Mailbag time, with messages concerning some Neighbors’ topics.

The story: Bobby Dale, a disc jockey on KFGO radio years ago.

Feedback: Lance Johnson, of the Johnson Organ Co., Moorhead, writes, “My mom and I used to listen to his (Bobby’s) Top 40 show in the late ’50s, and we agreed he was the greatest DJ ever in the Fargo-Moorhead area. He was interesting and funny.

“I saw him in person at one time and he now reminds me of (current TV personality) Drew Carey.”

The story: Jeanette Stone, who had served 31 years as a principal in the Fargo Public School system.

Feedback: Jeanette writes that she received “so many calls and letters in response to it (the story). It’s all been fun.”

Someone from Barnesville, Minn., also sent Neighbors a note saying, “Thank you so very much for the article on Jeanette Stone.

“I went to school at Carl Ben Eielson (one of Jeanette’s schools). I also was very sad (as was Jeanette) when they tore down (the old) Carl Ben. It was such a great school.”

The card is signed “Former student.”

Thanks to all of you neighbors who write Neighbors.


If you have an item of interest for this column, mail it to Neighbors, The Forum, Box 2020, Fargo, ND 58107;

fax it to (701) 241-5487; or email blind@forumcomm.com.