Pete

Saddened to learn of the passing of long-time WDAY promotions director Roy “Pete” Peterson. I didn’t know Roy personally. I wish I had. I did know his work. He played a huge role in shaping WDAY’s identity as a station in its early days, as well as how we think of NDSU and the city…
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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 me to chip away at letting people know a little bit about my shady past…
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Is That All There Is?

It’s book report time once again, boys and girls.  The book in question this time is James Gavin’s new biography Is Is That All There Is?: The Strange Life of Peggy Lee. Full disclosure first.  I have been a Peggy Lee fan since I was fifteen.  In between Beatles and Rolling Stones album purchases, I’d…
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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 as Jack Sand, Moby Dick Dunkirk, Rob Kupec, Jim Shaw and others. A special thanks…
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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, the 5 p.m. broadcast is now being anchored by WDAY in Fargo. WDAZ and WDAY…
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