Monthly Archives: January 2008

Hallock, Part Deux

What I saw on my trip to Hallock and the Kittson County Crop Improvement Day yesterday: * A big moose not two hundred feet from the Interstate * Some huge birds I wasn’t fast enough or smart enough to identify … Continue reading


Hallock, Part Deux

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Hope everyone in the Hallock, Minnesota area will join us this Thursday (January 24) for the Kittson County Crop Improvement Day. I’ll be speaking on "Applying 2007 On-Farm and State Variety Trials to Your 2008 Variety Selection and Management Decisions" … Continue reading


Oscar in Trouble

The Los Angeles Times reports this morning that this year’s Academy Awards show is in serious jeopardy. Even as the nominees are about to be announced on Tuesday, the writers’ strike could create a serious problem. Heavy-weight actors like George … Continue reading

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Bob Brooks

Our newsroom was in shock earlier this evening. Just a couple of minutes before News @5 we learned East Grand Forks city administrator and Grand Forks city council member Bob Brooks died today. Bob was a favorite "source" for reporters. … Continue reading


Guv Responds to National Geographic

Governor Contacts Editor, Invites Magazine to Return BISMARCK, N.D.  Gov. John Hoeven today sent the following letter to Chris Johns, editor in chief of National Geographic Magazine, in response to an article in the publications January profile of North … Continue reading

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Update on The Disappeared

From the North Dakota Museum of Art: Great news! The Museums exhibition, The Disappeared, was recently recognized by Newsday as one of the top ten art events of 2007. The exhibition was curated by Museum director Laurel Reuter and opened … Continue reading

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Johnny Grant

Johnny Grant has died. Sometimes called Hollywood’s honorary mayor, The Los Angeles Times refers to him as Hollywood’s biggest promoter in its obit this morning. He was the man behind all of those "star" promotions on the Hollywood Walk of … Continue reading

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Water For Elephants

I may have said it before, but the nice thing about having a wife in a book club is that you get good …. ideas and you don’t have to go to the meetings.

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Patty Duke

One of the first pieces of acting that really reached me as a kid was watching Patty Duke recreate her Broadway performance on television as Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker.  It was really something.  That’s why I’m looking forward … Continue reading

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