Monthly Archives: November 2008

10 Worst Holiday Albums

The "list" season is almost upon us.  You know, the best/worst lists that always end the year for us.  We begin with The Chicago Tribune‘s list of the 10 worst Christmas albums including work by Twisted Sister, Elmo & Patsy, … Continue reading

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Black Friday

After a very Norman Rockwell-like, gravy-covered Thanksgiving, I had hoped to spend today hitting the gym and putting up Christmas lights.  But, no.   A family member (who shall remain nameless) suggested AM shopping.  After all, this is Black Friday. … Continue reading

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Nashville Star

It was fun chatting with Alyson Gilbert on News @5 yesterday.  She is talented, smart and REAL PURDY! All us boys in the building thought so, at least.  You can see for yourself when she appears at the Empire Arts … Continue reading

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Where Are the New Leaders Coming From?

  Brandon Jacobson, Erika Tisdale and Chelsee Moe paid a visit to us at WDAZ as part of a student leadership conference in Grand Forks today organized by Laura Gorder of Grafton High School.  Students toured Grand Forks businesses and … Continue reading


Busy Day For Joe the Plumber

The following news release from Roto-Rooter (insert your own joke here): (November 24, 2008)–Cincinnati, OH – The Thanksgiving weekend is anything but a holiday for plumbing and drain cleaning professionals who often sacrifice family time for a bigger paycheck. Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Thanks to everybody at the North Dakota Farm Bureau convention in Fargo for being so nice to the poor, but honest television reporter who came to speak to them on Saturday.  Even though they were running behind schedule, they listened … Continue reading

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Neil Diamond, In Review

Ok, the show’s over.  We want to know what YOU thought of last night’s Neil Diamond concert.  Shorter or longer, give us your review here.


September Morn

We got well over a hundred e-mails in the past couple of days in our "Questions for Neil Diamond" contest.  Mary Haslerud Opp didn’t have a question, but she e-mailed us anyway with a great story we’re reprinting below–without permission … Continue reading

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Julie Lee, Come On Down!

  Congratulations to Julie Lee of Grand Forks.  She is the winner of our "Questions to Neil Diamond" contest.  Julie wins a pair of tickets to tomorrow night’s concert at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks.  She will be a … Continue reading

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My boss at WDAZ for the past million years will be retiring at the end of January.  I’ll miss taking advantage of his good nature as I’ve done on a regular basis since the 1980’s.  More to come….   

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