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WDAY ‘Zxtra

Ginny and I had a great time at the WDAY alumni luncheon today in Fargo catching up with old friends and some new ones we didn’t know we had. It’s fun being around such happy, upbeat and relatively well-adjusted people … Continue reading

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WDAY now airs 5 p.m. news

WDAY now airs 5 p.m. news By Garrett Richie Herald Staff Writer For the first time since the flood of 1997, viewers of WDAZ’s local 5 p.m. Monday broadcast didn’t see local Grand Forks anchors. According to a press release, … Continue reading

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My Jack Benny Anniversary

Thanks, everybody, for the nice comments about my first thirty-nine years at WDAZ, or as Pat Sweeney calls it my Jack Benny anniversary.  (Pat & I are the only two in the newsroom old enough to get the reference.) It’s … Continue reading

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David, Rick, A.J. & Me

So, I’m getting ready to talk via satellite with illusionist extraordinaire David Copperfield and athlete turned actor Rick Fox on News @5 this evening.  Just before we go on, I notice the two of them are intently watching something on one of their cell phones … Continue reading

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Mr. Awesome

It’s been a sad day for many of us at WDAZ–especially me. This was Darren’s Lien’s last day at Channel 8. Darren is the man who has directed WDAZ News @5 for the past several years.  At the station,  we’ve been referring to him (only half jokingly) … Continue reading

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Twenty (or so) Questions for Casey Wonnenberg

My new co-anchor Casey Wonnenberg and I have a week’s worth of WDAZ News @5 broadcasts under our collective belt now.  (That doesn’t sound right.) Anyway, it seems like a good time to find out a little bit more about … Continue reading

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Looking back on the year about to end, we’ve had some awesome (as the children say) guests on WDAZ News @5 this year. In the studio, we’ve talked with the likes of actor Sam Anderson from Lost and Maytag repairman … Continue reading

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The Dawgz

Thanks to Big Dawgz Bill Tanner and Pat Mars for allowing me to talk about UND’s Great Conversation with Sam Anderson on their enormously popular, hugely rated, impeccably produced radio program this morning.  (You never know when you might want … Continue reading

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