Dr. Jackson

It couldn’t have been more fun listening to Phil Jackson being "interviewed" by Dr. Bob Boyd yesterday. After accepting an honorary Doctorate of Letters degree from the University of North Dakota and delivered a speech on change at a convocation, Jackson was part of a "Great Conversation" at the Chester Fritz. He told stories about…
Read More

The World Newser

ABC News unveils a newly redesigned Web Site today that includes a "World Newser" blog. Beginning today, it will include daily contributions by World News anchor Charlie Gibson, something he has resisted in the past. Mr. Gibson will be blogging today, of course, from the Democratic National Convention in Denver. "I’ve been reluctant about a…
Read More

Koko & Kenny

Legendary blues singer Koko Taylor and her band were injured in a serious tour bus accident this weekend on their way to the Last Ride Blues Festival at the Seven Clans Casino near Devils Lake Thief River Falls. So said New Orleans bluesman Kenny Neal who became the closing headliner of the festival last night…
Read More

Yoda, The Newest Internet Star

Meet Yoda, the latest Internet star. But is the four-earned cat real or not? Reports indicate Yoda is about to become hottest television/tabloid "get" since Michael Phelps.

Soil Conservation & Carpeting

We had a good time with the folks from the Natural Resources Conservation Service at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks this afternoon. We talked about stress. Like journalists, soil conservation people know something about stress. We also talked about how badly the carpeting needs to be replaced at the Alerus. It’s not that it’s…
Read More