Dakota Datebook

Found: Missing Farmer

Monday, November 13, 2006

A woman of Plaza, North Dakota was reported to have received quite a shock on this day in 1913. The woman, Mrs. Hendricks, learned that her husband had been spotted in Minot, North Dakota after eight months of absence. Gust Hendricks had not been seen since last spring, and his anxious wife had reported the man missing since his disappearance.

Eight months earlier, Mr. Hendricks had informed his wife that he was heading over to a neighbor’s house for a while. The man did not return that eveni

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Dakota Datebook is a project of Prairie Public, in partnership with the State Historical Society of North Dakota, with funding from the North Dakota Humanities Council.

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