Monthly Archives: November 2011

Valley Talent

Hope you’re planning on joining us Sunday afternoon (December 4) for the Grand Forks Exchange Club’s “The Valley’s Got Talent” benefit show beginning at 2 p.m. at the Empire Arts Center in Grand Forks. Eighteen acts have been chosen from … Continue reading

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The Toy Guy

This evening on WDAZ News @5, Chris Bryne, the Toy Guy from, shows us some of the hot, new toys for the holiday season.

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Chuck and Rock

Wonderful party thrown by the Community Foundation and the Grand Forks Parks and Recreation Department last night at the new Choice Health and Fitness Center to recognize the generosity of those whose donations are making the center a reality. You … Continue reading

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Had a great time being with the P.E.O. Sisterhood (Chapter Whatever) today at the Ramada Inn in Grand Forks. It was a dozen women or so, and me. Just the way I like it. Got to talk about myself for … Continue reading

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Beaujolais Day

Thanks to Joe Maynes of Georges (yes, with an “s”) Dubouf wine for the cool gift tie. It mirrows the Georges DuBouf Beaujolais Nouvea wine label created by New York artist Mr. Kaves. The wine was released today. Joe was … Continue reading

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Scott Hansen

Scott Hansen’s Toys for the Troops Comedy Tour Presented by the Fisher American Legion November 18th, 8pm Fisher American Legion As seen on HBO, Showtime and A&E “Hansen is a guaranteed laugh riot!” – St. Paul Pioneer Press “I think … Continue reading

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Mannheim Steamroller

Mannheim Steamroller, whose motto could be “playing Christmas music rather loudly for twenty-six years,” did a concert at the Chester Fritz tonight in Grand Forks, the first half in white tails.  That’s not easy to pull off.  (The white tails thing, … Continue reading

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David Venable

We’ll chat with QVC host David Venable next week on WDAZ News @5.

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Guest List

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, we had more great guests on WDAZ News @5 this week. Jim Belushi talked with us Monday.  He says he’s been busy making two new movies opening next year.  Earlier this … Continue reading

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Smart People

Found out this week what it’s like talking with people a hundred times smarter than I am.  (Not that it’s too hard to find them.) Case in point:  Brian Greene.  His four-part Fabric of the Cosmos series is airing Wednesdays … Continue reading

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