Twenty Questions (Or So) For Doug Allen Nash

Ken Burn’s terrific PBS documentary series County Music could result in a whole new batch of country music fans. And now a new voice is about to be heard in Grand Forks for the first time. Nashville recording artist and consummate showman Doug Allen Nash is bringing his acclaimed tribute to music icons Johnny Cash…
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What A Scam (Labor Day Weekend Edition)

So, we haven’t done this for awhile. It used to be fun to turn the tables a bit on those pesky scammers.  You know, the ones who have somehow stolen the identity of Facebook friends and are trying to get your information. That is to say, your money. Below is a real Facebook message board…
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Water Work

After President Trump’s slightly soggy Fourth of July “Salute to America” speech yesterday on the Washington Mall, a Facebook friend writes, “THE GREATEST SPEECH EVER MADE BY A SITTING PRESIDENT!!!” (Capitalization and exclamation points not added.) So, I guess for some “The Gettysburg Address” will ring a little flat from now on. And you know…
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The Heart Of Paris Is Burning

Ginny and I will always cherish the memories we have of a morning spent at the Cathedral of Notre Dame on a visit to Paris back in 1979. I remember praying quietly in one of the back pews of the church, climbing hundreds of stairsteps to the top of one of its towers, napping on…
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Godspell

I’m looking forward to Red River High School’s production of Godspell this weekend for a couple of reasons. For one thing, it’s one of my favorite Broadway shows. It led to the stardom of people like Gilda Radner, Martin Short, Andrea Martin, Eugene Levy and, in the orchestra pit, a young bandleader named Paul Schaffer,…
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