Stalking Brad Pitt

Not too many people south of the (Canadian) border realized it, but several scenes from Brad Pitt’s new movie "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford" were shot in Winnipeg this week.  It’s caused quite a stir in that city, though.  The movie and the movie star were front page news for a couple…
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True Don Bleu

Congratulations to True Don Bleu of Star 101.3 FM in San Franciso.  He is about to be inducted into the Minnesota Museum of Broadcasting Hall of Fame.  Don was "punking" people on radio even before Ashton Kutcher was in diapers.  His "Bleupster" phone calls to unsuspecting victims have helped make him as much of an institution in the…
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Farmers Appreciation Banquet

 I can’t remember who the after-dinner speaker is for the annual Farmers Appreciation Banquet on November 10 in Grand Forks.  But, I do seem to recall something about him being one of the most beloved television reporters in the Upper Midwest. The 5th Annual Farmers Appreciation Banquet is November 10 at the Ramada Inn in Grand Forks.  It’s free and…
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Fargo’s Depression

We think we’ve got it bad these days with high gas and oil prices.  But our experiences pale in comparison to those people who lived through the Great Depression of the 1930’s. North Dakota State University historian David B. Danbom has written and interesting account of the Depression and how it affected Fargo called "Going It Alone:  Fargo Grapples with…
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Welcome

Life is funny sometimes.  I’m not sure I knew what a blog was a year ago.  Today I am one. As we approach the 500th edition of The Dullum File on television in a couple of weeks, I look forward to this new form of communication.  We started The Dullum File something like ten years ago…
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