Monthly Archives: October 2005

Dr. Phil (Jackson)

With the start of the NBA season, an interesting front-page article in USA Today recently speculates about how things will go this year with Phil Jackson back coaching Kobe Bryant and the rest of the Los Angeles Lakers.  Will Coach Jackson become Dr. Phil … Continue reading

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Leslie Gore

It’s good to know The New York Times caught up with the Dullum File the other day, publishing a nice story about Leslie Gore by writer Jesse Fox Mayshark.  One of the biggest singing stars of the early 1960’s, Leslie Gore recorded hits like … Continue reading

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Stalking Brad Pitt

Not too many people south of the (Canadian) border realized it, but several scenes from Brad Pitt’s new movie "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford" were shot in Winnipeg this week.  It’s caused quite a stir in … Continue reading


True Don Bleu

Congratulations to True Don Bleu of Star 101.3 FM in San Franciso.  He is about to be inducted into the Minnesota Museum of Broadcasting Hall of Fame.  Don was "punking" people on radio even before Ashton Kutcher was in diapers.  His "Bleupster" … Continue reading


Farmers Appreciation Banquet

 I can’t remember who the after-dinner speaker is for the annual Farmers Appreciation Banquet on November 10 in Grand Forks.  But, I do seem to recall something about him being one of the most beloved television reporters in the Upper Midwest. The 5th Annual … Continue reading

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Fargo’s Depression

We think we’ve got it bad these days with high gas and oil prices.  But our experiences pale in comparison to those people who lived through the Great Depression of the 1930’s. North Dakota State University historian David B. Danbom has written and … Continue reading

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Life is funny sometimes.  I’m not sure I knew what a blog was a year ago.  Today I am one. As we approach the 500th edition of The Dullum File on television in a couple of weeks, I look forward … Continue reading


Harvest Gala

I hope you’ll be able to join us for Altru Health Foundation’s first annual Harvest Gala in Grand Forks in November.   There will be a gourmet meal, entertainment and auction items to bid on.  Proceeds will benefit Altru’s new Breast Center … Continue reading

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Bette & Peggy

Anyone who knows me at all knows one of my favorite singers is Peggy Lee.  Some of us who have lived in North Dakota for awhile know her story.  How she was born in Jamestown and got her start singing on … Continue reading

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Kathy Mathea

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