Celebrity Meltdown 2006

Time once again, boys and girls, for our annual Celebrity Meltdown of the year.  Our choice for the most bizarre behavior by a celebrity in the year coming to end.  Behavior bad enough to join the ranks of celebrities like Diana Ross, Marv Albert and Hugh Grant from years past.    Will it be Michael Richards recent racial tirade at the Laugh Factory? Or Mel "I own Malibu" Gibson’s…
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Captain Concern

This week on television we’re going to be joining the Army.  We’re joining the time-honored ranks of Salvation Army bell ringers.  The Army is in particular need of bell ringers this year to help with fundraising in Grand Forks (and probably just about everywhere else). Despite my previous bell ringing behavior (I probably shouldn’t have chased down non-contributors…
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Peachy Recipe

When chef John Michael Lerma visited News @5 last week, not only did he bring information on food and entertaining, but also he brought a sensational peach pecan pie. If everyone did that the boy anchor of the program would be in a much better mood. Below is John Michael’s recipe for his pie from…
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Fish Plate

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has selected an East Grand Forks man’s artwork as the winning design for the 2007 Critical Habitat License Plate.  It is the first new critical habitat plate design since 2002, when the popular loon plate was issued. “It’s a very appealing image,” said Gene Merriam, DNR commissioner.  “It speaks to what many…
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Minjoon Kim

Sue Vanyo of the Public Relations Office of Sacred Heart Catholic Community in East Grand Forks wrote the following news release about the school’s first elementary foreign student.  It seems appropriate for the start of the Thanksgiving Holiday.     East Grand Forks, MN – Would you be brave enough at 10 years old to leave your…
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