Monthly Archives: November 2009

Verna Newell Dies at 89

Fargo television personality Verna Newell has died at the age of 89, according to the Forum.

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Ella in Hollywood

The New York Times reports today on a bunch of new/old Ella Fitzgerald recordings just boxed into a set called "Twelve Nights in Hollywood."  None of the seventy-six songs (ever before released) were recorded at the end of 1961 and … Continue reading

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Thanks, Al

You may have seen an ad in today’s Grand Forks Herald with my name on it.  The ad is pretty hard to miss.  (It’s very big.) A huge thank you to Steve Hyman, Stephanie Bernstrom and Tami Pearson of the … Continue reading

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Paulette’s Take

Here is Paulette Tobin’s recap for the Herald of the Greater Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra’s Holiday Pops Concert:  A Festive Occasion Saturday at the Alerus Center.

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Thanks

Thanksgiving may be one of our most comtemplative holidays–if we do it right.  For the past couple of years, my list of things for which I am grateful has been taking up space here.  In no particular order, here they … Continue reading

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GGFSO

Some reporters, especially sports reporters, are very good at estimating the size of crowds.  I’ve never been very good at it, but I’m eager to hear a head-count from last night’s Greater Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra Holiday Pops Concert. I … Continue reading

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A Festive Occasion

Tonight’s the night.  Tonight’s the night of the Greater Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra‘s first Holiday Pops Concert:  A Festive Occasion.  Everyone involved hopes this will be the way to kick-off the holiday season in our region for years to come. … Continue reading

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The Dullum File: Arizona (Part Two)

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The Dullum File: Arizona (Part One)

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Rough Rider

HOEVEN PRESENTS THEODORE ROOSEVELT ROUGH RIDER AWARD TO DOUG BURGUM   BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. John Hoeven today presented the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award to entrepreneur and philanthropist Doug Burgum at a ceremony in his honor at Microsoft Fargo. … Continue reading

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