Monthly Archives: March 2009

Fostering Pets

We  learned in 1997 that leaving pets behind during a flood evacuation is not the right thing to do.  Arlette Moen from the Circle of Friends Humane Society is Grand Forks is going to be with us on WDAZ News … Continue reading

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The Man Who Invented WDAZ

Jack Lester died this week.  He had eighty-six fascinating years as a broadcaster, soldier, pilot, race car driver, motorcylist and much more.     In the heyday of people like Dewey Bergquist, Marv Bossart and Boyd Christenson , he managed WDAY-TV … Continue reading

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Jack Lester

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Flood of Information

In normal times, we like to bring you the news in nice, neat newscasts.  These are not normal times.  So, sometimes things look a little ragged. That was the case yesterday at 5 as we scrambled to move our live … Continue reading

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The Fight Continues

Grand Forks Public Schools will be releasing high school students with parent permission to volunteer in the sandbagging effort in Fargo-Moorhead. Today at 2:00 p.m., two bus loads of students and adult staff will depart from Central High School and … Continue reading

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Honor Flight Update

The Grand Forks Public School System will be presenting a check to representatives of Northern Valley Honor Flight tomorrow.  Students throughout the Grand Forks Public School System raised more than $13,000 through penny wars, rallies and other fundraisers.  The money … Continue reading

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For What It’s Worth

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With apologies to all of our other News @5 guests lately, my favorite in a long time has got to be 1st grader Austin Clausen who was with us Thursday to talk about the ArtWise Elementary Art Show at the … Continue reading

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Les Folies Bergere Closes

  Just short of its 50th anniversary, Les Folies Bergere will be closing at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas.  The Los Angeles Times put together a neat, little slide show.

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