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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Harvest Gala

I hope you’ll be able to join us for Altru Health Foundation’s first annual Harvest Gala in Grand Forks in November.   There will be a gourmet meal, entertainment and auction items to bid on.  Proceeds will benefit Altru’s new Breast Center (their name, not mine). The Breast Center has been established to decrease the number of…
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Bette & Peggy

Anyone who knows me at all knows one of my favorite singers is Peggy Lee.  Some of us who have lived in North Dakota for awhile know her story.  How she was born in Jamestown and got her start singing on WDAY Radio and at the Powers Coffee Show in Fargo before being discovered by Benny…
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Kathy Mathea