Tommy Newsom

From Pete Berg in Colorado Springs: Tonight Show arranger and musician Tommy Newsom passed away from aggressive liver cancer Saturday evening around 6pm. He was 78. He was at home outside of Norfolk, VA, and his wife Pat was at his side. Funeral services are pending. However, a celebration of his life and music is…
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Jordin Sparks

Just when I’d given up on American Idol (especially its judges), along comes Jordin Sparks. One of the finalists this season, Jordin is the granddaughter of a high school classmate of mine at Hillsboro High School, Pam (Rutherford) Wiedman. Jordin is the great-grand-daughter of Jim and Gladys Rutherford who now live in Fargo. Her dad…
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Divas Of Doo Wop

Really looking forward to one of the next shows at the Spirit Lake Casino near Devils Lakes. It’s called Divas of Doo Wop starring Shirley Alston Reeves, the founding lead singer the girl group The Shirelles. You know, "Mama Said," " Dedicated to the One I Love," "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow," " Foolish…
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Fundraiser

From the pen of Julie Rygg: The Ramada Inn and Holiday Inn have teamed up to host a silent auction and teen dance on Friday May 4, 2007, at the Ramada Inn in Grand Forks. The silent auction will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., and the dance will begin at 9 p.m. and…
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Kids’ Art

Tonight (Friday) on the Dullum File on television, the results of our master art class with the kids at the University Children’s Center in Grand Forks. We were invited to take the class with the two to five-year-olds at the center. We created two pieces of "artwork" in the class. I’m told they’re being framed…
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