How To Cheat At Cleaning

This week on television we’re going to take a look at ways to cheat at housework.  Good, practical and funny advice from Jeff Bredenberg’s new book "How To Cheat At Cleaning."  Every cleaning perfectionist should have a copy. The book includes Jeff’s "15-Minute Touch-Up" for those times when friends unexpectedly say they’ll be right over.  He says focus…
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Paper Clip

The town of Kipling, Saskatchewan, is looking to build the world’s largest paper clip. The town made headlines when Montreal resident Kyle MacDonald engineered a series of trades that began with a red paper clip and ended with a house in the town. MacDonald says tourists still come by to see the house every day.…
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Tom Brosseau

I just can’t get over how good Tom Brosseau is.  Tom is a singer and a songwriter, a Grand Forks native whose new CD "Grand Forks" was released this week.  He performed a song from it yesterday on News @5, "Plaid Lined Jacket" about homelessness.  To say I was blown away would be the understatement of the…
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Movie Voice-Over Guy

His whispery, baritone voice is one of the most destinctive in the world.  He is the movie voice-over guy on all those thriller and action movie trailers that all seem to begin with "In a world….."  His name is Don LaFontaine and he’s a native of Duluth.  He’s voiced thousands of television and radio promos, commercials and,  movie trailers including those…
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Curling Up, Part Three

Rudi Bloomquist writes: Terry, A remarkable event occurred at the Lake Region Curling Club in Devils Lake North Dakota during the January 21, 2007 open bonspiel. A team skipped by Jerod Rolland scored an “8 ender”. This is a very difficult to achieve score which means that a team has all eight rocks outscoring their…
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