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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.

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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Dave

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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Scammin’

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 Wordchipper.com 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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Vinyl

Saturday is Record Store Day, an annual event, begun in 2007 to recognize independent record stores around the country.  Instead of downloading a piece of music or ordering a CD from Amazon, some people still get in their cars, drive … Continue reading

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To Re-read or Not to Re-read

It doesn’t happen very often, but I’m re-reading a novel I read years ago.  It’s not just any novel.  It’s To Kill a Mockingbird. It’s not for nothing that Harper Lee won the Pulitzer Prize for it. Like much of … Continue reading

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A Southern Life

Hundreds of books have been written about Elvis Presley.  Yes, hundreds.  I’ve read quite a few, including what many consider to be the definite two-volume Elvis biography, Peter Guralnick’s two-volume Last Train to Memphis and Careless Love. But here are … Continue reading

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Gone Fishing

If it’s Lent, that must mean fish dinners, right? There are a bunch of them throughout the region.  I got the chance to help serve the one at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Grand Forks last evening. Earlier in the … Continue reading

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