Lunch With Mr. Bubble

Teri Finneman’s coverage of the Mr. Bubble 50th anniversary event is Bismarck today brought back a rush of memorials for me of Gold Seal Company founder Harold Schafer.  When long-time North Dakotans think of entrepreneurs, they think, almost invariably, of Harold Schafer. Ginny and I were lucky enough have had lunch with Harold near his winter…
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9/11 Remember America

I don’t think you’ll find a more elaborate 9/11 observance in our area that day than the one being planned at Newfolden, Minnesota. It is going to involve a 200 voice choir, band music, one hundred (or more) motorcyclists, an aerial fly-over, skydivers, Jumbotron images, the POW-MIA Freedom Flight hot air balloon and much, much…
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Bubble Birthday

25 Years Of Lawrence Welk

Got the following news release yesterday. We’re printing it exactly as we received it. See if you can spot an error in it. (Hint: I’ve been with WDAZ-TV for thirty-five years.) To: Terry Dullum, Grand Forks Herald FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August25, 2011 “The Lawrence Welk Show” Celebrates 25 Years on Public Television A major television milestone…
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Deacon Jones

Next week on WDAZ News @5 we’ll chat with the legendary Deacon Jones.