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 doesn’t count.) Here, let me start you off. Be Cool by Elmore Leonard, The Two…
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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 Center in Bismarck. Signed by President Lincoln on May 20, 1862, this rare historic document…
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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 Correspondents’ Association Dinner in Washington. (This is the band’s 210th anniversary year and Bush’s last…
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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 the Empire Arts Center in Grand Forks Saturday (April 26). He’ll be performed on WDAZ…
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Joe Feeney

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