Verna Newell Dies At 89

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

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 the beginning of 1962 at a little jazz nightclub in Los Angeles called the Crescendo. …
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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 Alerus Center following the Greater Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra’s Holiday Pops Concert:  A Festive Occasion…
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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.

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 are: SpotBot, factcheck.org, gin & vermouth, local bookstores, family & friends, Whitey’s, iPods, gifted directors,…
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