Monthly Archives: October 2006

The Wisdom of George Hamilton

If you could have lunch with anyone in Hollywood, who would it be?  For me, it wouldn’t be Brad or Angelina or Tom–especially not Tom.  I’d like to talk with George Hamilton for a couple of hours. I’ve always thought he is very … Continue reading

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Ron Claiborne

Our thanks to Good Morning America weekend anchor Ron Claiborne who recently recorded his "recollections" of covering the 1997 Red River Valley flood for us.  Mr. Claiborne and his ABC News crew worked out of WDAZ during the flood.  His comments … Continue reading

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Jane Wyatt

An article in the Los Angeles Times this morning informs us that actress Jane Wyatt has died at the age of 96.  Anyone growing up in the 50′s knew her as the mother on the family sit-com "Father Knows Best" … Continue reading

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The Christmas Book

This week on television we’re going to be taking our annual look inside the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book–just in time for Halloween.  For 80 years now the Texas department store has been publishing its holiday gift catalogue.  Although a lot of items in the book are priced under … Continue reading

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Sharon King Hoge

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Vikings Kickoff Song

Andrew Saur of Duluth is leading a campaign to change the Vikings kickoff song to Led Zeppelin’s "Immigrant Song."  Saur received a standard "no solicitation" letter from the Vikings organization when he pitched the idea. Saur has not been discouraged … Continue reading

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Viking Kickoff Song

Andrew Saur of Duluth is leading a campaign to change the Vikings kickoff song to Led Zeppelin’s “Immigrant Song.”   Saur received a standard no solicitation letter from the Vikings organization when he pitched the idea.   Saur has not been discouraged by … Continue reading

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Best Country Photo

Becky Johnson of Sharon, North Dakota, is one of the best country photographers in the U.S.  Proof is the picture below.  It is one of four selected from among thousands submitted to Country Magazine as top winners in its 17th annual Rural … Continue reading

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Union Move

Perhaps the most surprising news story of the week for me is the one that seemingly came out of nowhere.  After almost 80 years, the North Dakota Farmers Union board of directors voted Tuesday to move its headquarters from Jamestown to … Continue reading

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Weird Minnesota

This week on television we’re going to be taking a look at a new book called "Weird Minnesota:  Your Travel Guide to Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets" by Eric and Michael Dregni and how the authors could have made it … Continue reading

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