Family tree found in floor boards

Tracing its origin inspires new genealogy hobby

‘One little piece of paper’ has lead a local woman down a path she never anticipated.  It was while newlyweds Megan and Drew Nicklay of Casselton were updating their kitchen in their first home that they discovered a piece of paper under the floorboards.  Having bought the home in 2018, the young couple has spent the last several years remodeling […]

Going down

Historic Masonic lodge comes down as West Funeral prepares the site for new construction.

Pete Lindstrom | March 31, 1958-March 8, 2021

Peter Wade Lindstrom, 62, Casselton, N.D. died on Monday, March 8, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Pete was born March 31, 1958 in Fargo. He grew up near Amenia, with his adoptive parents, Kenneth and Marian (Olson) Lindstrom. He attended school at Amenia and graduated from Central Cass High School in 1976. Pete continued his schooling […]

Mary Hanson | May 27, 1959-March 11, 2021

Mary Hanson, 61, of Fargo, went to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on March 11, 2021 from a Fargo hospital surrounded by her loving family.   Mary Louise Hejl was born May 27, 1959 in Fargo to William G. and Mary Lou (Cockerill) Hejl. Mary was baptized at Herby Lutheran Church in rural Cass County and confirmed […]

Julie Levos | Jan. 26, 1963-March 8, 2021

Julie Levos, 58, Chaffee, N.D. died on Monday, March 8, 2021 at Sanford Medical Center, Fargo. Julie Margaret Soreide was born Jan. 26, 1963 at Bowman,  to John and Dorothy (Thorson) Soreide. As a teenager she worked at the grocery store, dental office and later as a waitress. She was also very active in 4-H. She graduated from Bowman High […]

Dolores Porter | Feb. 26, 1926-March 7, 2021

Dolores Porter, 95, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 7, 2021 at the Sanford Hillsboro Long Term Care Center with her daughter Bonnie at her side. She was loved and will be missed by many.  Dolores Marie Tetzlaff (it’s Dolores with an ‘o’ as she would insist!) was born on February 26, 1926 in Hunter, the only child of Emil […]

New shared-use path planning in Mapleton

Mapleton City Council members saw preliminary plans for a new shared-use path along Cass County Highway 11 during their March 9 meeting. This path would provide 10-foot wide concrete sidewalks on both sides of the highway, connecting residents of the Ashmoor Glen addition to the existing shared-use paths in town. The intended use of this shared path is both walking […]

Cass County Reporter | March 17, 2021