Monthly Archives: January 2011

In Search of Rock ‘n Roll History

Thanks to buddy Ralph Swendseid for making me aware of this article in the Minneapolis StarTribune this morning about the fateful Winter Dance Party. The story always makes me sad. The circumstances around the tour always make me mad.

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Melissa Peterman

We’ll chat with actress Melissa Peterman Friday on WDAZ News @5.  Join us.

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North Dakota Horizons

The news release below is from Andrea Winkjer Collin, the editor of North Dakota Horizons.  The magazine is celebrating 4o years of publication this month and next. BISMARCK, N.D. – It was 40 years ago this month that North Dakotans … Continue reading

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Gritty Oscars

Joel & Ethan Coen have snagged ten Oscar nominations including those for writing, directing and producing True Grit.

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Football and Pizza

Here’s a portion of an interesting news release (not all of them are interesting, believe me) from Pizza Hut with some stats on pizza-making on Superbowl Sunday. Dallas (Jan. 24, 2011) – Players from Green Bay and Pittsburgh aren’t the … Continue reading

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Skidding to Hawley

Lots of ice on Interstate-29 and Highway-10 on my way to Hawley yesterday.  Even a couple of scary roll-overs on each.  I didn’t mind the weather, though.  I found that skidding to Hawley and back helps increase my gas mileage. … Continue reading

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Jack and Duke

Thanks to Mike Brue for bringing our attention to this obit in the New York Times recently.  Jack Towers was one of a couple NDSU students behind what became a legendary, Grammy Award-winning album called “Duke Ellington at Fargo, 1940 … Continue reading

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So, in a few days Casey Wonnenberg is going to be joining me as co-anchor of WDAZ News @5.  How lucky am I?

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Gunn Downed

Sad to say our satellite interview this week with Project Runway’s Tim Gunn has been canceled.  Something about studio time not being available in New York.  These things happen.  And it’s not just us, but any number of other lowly … Continue reading

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Kickoff Night

Please join us for the kick-off for this year’s Grand Forks Relay for Life is Monday night, January 10, at the Clarion Inn in Grand Forks at 6 pm. On Monday night, you’ll be able to sign up your team … Continue reading

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