Monthly Archives: April 2008

Trashy Novels

Summer is almost here, boys and girls, and you know what that means, don’t you? It’s time for us to pick our favorite trashy novels. (I always thought there should be a book club devoted to them. And no, Oprah’s … Continue reading


Document Display

ORIGINAL 1862 HOMESTEAD ACT DOCUMENT SIGNED BY LINCOLN COMING TO NORTH DAKOTA HERITAGE CENTER MAY 16 BISMARCK  The original 1862 Homestead Act document, which brought thousands of settlers to the Northern Plains, is coming to the North Dakota Heritage … Continue reading

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The White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner

I feel a little closer to President Bush today. We now have something in common. We have both conducted John Philip Sousa’s "The Stars and Stripes Forever." The president led the U.S. Marine Corps Band at last night’s White House … Continue reading


20 Questions For Tom Brosseau

  And now for something completely different (at least for us). We’re starting something called "20 Questions For….." First up, singer-songwriter Tom Brosseau, the Grand Forks native who has been traveling the world. Tom is appearing with Brenda Weiler at … Continue reading


Joe Feeney

The New York Times reports that tenor Joe Feeney of the Lawrence Welk show has died. He was 76.

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Pictures of Health

A look at some of the people who came to visit us at Altru’s Here For Life Expo Saturday at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks

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Larger Than Life Colon

One of the highlights (if that’s the right word for it) of the Here For Life Expo Saturday was Altru’s …. "larger than life" colon display. The "walk-through" colon was designed by Grand Forks Central High school art students and … Continue reading

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Baby Boom

The New Heights Elementary school invitation reads: You are invitedCome meet all our babies from thispast year and see how big they havegrown and changed.A Baby Press Conferencewith Terry DullumWednesday, April 16that 3:15in the New Heights LibrarySpecial honored guests:Jenny Rose … Continue reading

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