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About Terry Dullum

Terry Dullum is a North Dakota native and a graduate of the University of North Dakota. Currently, he is the anchor and producer of WDAZ News @5. He is also a popular speaker throughout the region.


Once there were a ton of them, television variety shows.  Shows like The Dean Martin Show and the Andy Williams Show with big names and big production numbers. Then suddenly, they were gone. It was almost as if television executives … Continue reading

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Meat and Read

Not only is Nick Offerman one of my favorite actors and television talk show guests. Now it turns out he has become one of my favorite humorists. Some people are just good at everything. (Oh, how I hate people who … Continue reading

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19 Kids

With all the attention being heaped on the now infamous Duggar clan and their “19 Kids and Counting” television series these days, it’s interesting to recall that large families were not always as uncommon as they are now. Above is … Continue reading



This has been a terribly sad week in Grand Forks, made all the sadder by the passing of Jim Bollman. If you never got to hear Jim’s morning program on KNOX radio, I feel badly for you.  You missed something. … Continue reading

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Summer Reading

My buddy Rose Brunsvold and I once agreed that for us going to prison wouldn’t be the worst thing.  At least we’d be able to catch up on our reading. In that regard, it seems to me that summer is … Continue reading

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He’s gone already, chief.

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Mad Music

So, Mad Men has ended with a something of a whimper rather than a big bang.   The series ends with the lives of most of the major characters taking somewhat uncharacteristically positive turns. The one exception was poor January … Continue reading

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I like to play with scammers.  You know, the ones who use Facebook messaging to do their “business.”  I find their story lines to be fascinating, even if their command of the English language leaves something to be desired. Below … Continue reading

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Word Chipping

The following was written at the request of WDAY alum Larry Gauper for his excellent blog.  Larry has been instrumental in organizing monthly WDAY-WDAZ alumni lunches in Fargo.  They are a blast.  I always leave them laughing. Larry asked … Continue reading

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Ellen and Abel

Congratulations to Ellen McNamara of KSTP-TV in the Twin Cities.  She begins work Monday as new co-anchor of the 5, 6, 6:30, 9 and 10 p.m. newscasts on KCTV-TV in Kansas City. (That’s a lot of anchoring.) Ellen is the … Continue reading

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