Monthly Archives: February 2008

Mike Smith

Another popular musician from the 60’s has died. Mike Smith, the lead singer of the Dave Clark Five, was 64. He had been ill for several years following a freak accident at his home, according to an LA Times article. … Continue reading

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Buddy Miles

Musician Buddy Miles has died of congestive heart failure at his home is Austin, Texas. He was just 60. He was part of Jimmy Hendrix trio and a short-lived, but excellent band called Electric Flag.  He formed his own group, … Continue reading

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Oscar Host

Now that the 80th annual Academy Award show is over, how do we think Jon Stewart did as host? It’s a little game we’ve been playing for the past couple of years.


Lisa & JJ

Lisa’s back! After working for a time at the Grand Forks Herald and elsewhere, Lisa Burtness is back this week as a WDAZ associate producer.  We’re all very happy about that.   While we’re on the subject:  After a thousand … Continue reading

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Actress Kristen Rudrud of "Fargo" fame was scheduled to be with us on WDAZ News @5 this evening. Unfortunately, like half the population these days, she’s down with a cold. We hope she’ll be able to be with us tomorrow … Continue reading

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With the Academy Awards coming up Sunday night, actress Kristen Rudrud joins us live on WDAZ News @5 tomorrow and the Dullum File Friday. Kristen played Jean Lundegaard, the wife of William H. Macy’s character, in Joel and Ethan Coen’s … Continue reading

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20 Questions For….

Tom BrosseauHal GershmanBob ZanyMarilyn HagertyJob Christenson

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Ruth Meiers

Had a lot of fun talking with the Vocational Awareness Group at the Ruth Meiers Adolescent Center in Grand Forks last night. They were even good enough to watch News @5 yesterday afternoon in preparation. A few of their questions … Continue reading


Making Records

Grammy week is as good a time as any to read legendary record producer Phil Ramone’s new book called Making Records: The Scenes Behind The Music. (This year’s 50th Annual Grammy Awards Show was the best I’ve ever seen, by … Continue reading



This weekend I got a tour of one of America’s best schools. That’s not my opinion, it’s the opinion of U.S. News and World Report. Recently, the magazine named Underwood, Minnesota’s high school one of the best along with about … Continue reading

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