Monthly Archives: December 2007


Looking back, I feel I was relatively successful in keeping my major New Year’s resolution for 2007. Last December I resolved not to throw rocks at alligators. I think it was last December. Actually, it’s the same resolution every year. … Continue reading

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Irv Letofsky

North Dakota native Irv Letofsky, who became a major force in the world of entertainment news, has died. I never knew him.  I wish I had. Irv is credited with applying tougher journalistic standards to entertainment reporting when he worked … Continue reading

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Arts & Entertainment

Thanks to Paulette Tobin for naming Greater Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra‘s performances one of the Grand Forks Herald’s arts and entertainment highlights of the year. She singled out featured performances with the orchestra by former area people Andrea Gullickson and … Continue reading


Gifts That Keep On Giving

Hope you all got what you wanted for Christmas. I gave Ginny some toys (which I intend to play with). My cats gave me a Bissell SpotBot carpet cleaner which I thought was appropriate since my hobby has long been … Continue reading



Once again this year I’m going to be judging the suite decorating contest at the Ralph Engelstad arena Saturday night along with the fabulous Marilyn Hagerty.  I can’t be bought but I know Marilyn is accepting any and all bribes … Continue reading

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Army Challenge

This year’s great Salvation Army Challenge has raised a total of $10,268.65. I know this because I read my Herald very carefully this morning. WDAZ raised $5,636.18. Marilyn, Browser, Santa and the others at the Herald raised $4,632.47. Every Herald … Continue reading

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Without A Trace

From Alerus Center: Who: TRACE ADKINS When: SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2008 Where: ALERUS CENTER The Trace Adkins American Man tour regrets to announce that the show, scheduled for Sunday, February 17, 2008 at the Alerus Center has been cancelled. Full … Continue reading


Boomin’ Tour

Coming to Alerus Center in Grand Forks Sunday, March 2, at 6 pm. Tickets go on sale January 2 at 10 am.

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Designate A Driver And Live

The theme of law enforcement’s effort this year to cut down on holiday drinking and driving is "Designate a Driver and Live." North Dakota Highway Patrol Captain Kevin Robson and Bill Vasicek of the Safe Communities organization joined us this … Continue reading

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Mission Meals

From Northlands Rescue Mission: Grand Forks, N.D.–Chef Mike Wood and souse chefs Bruce Meiser, Matt Steward and Ian Flaherty, along with Woods 10-year-old daughter Kali (a chef in training!), will prepare and serve the evening meal at Northlands Rescue Mission, … Continue reading