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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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Now You See Him, Now You Don’t

Astute viewers of WDAZ News @5 will notice something different about the broadcast tonight.  For the first time in the better part of two decades, I won’t be on it.  Instead, my buddy Robin Huebner will be anchoring the newscast … Continue reading

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Dear Robin

Dear Robin… I read in the papers (and the television script they handed me this evening) that you’re going to be anchoring WDAY News @5 beginning Monday. I think you’ll like it.  I’ve been anchoring WDAZ News @5 in Grand … Continue reading

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Boyd Christenson 1937 – 2009 It’s been terribly sad today to learn of the death of Boyd.  I’ll always remember what a great performer he was. What a great story teller he was.  What a great speaker he was.  What … Continue reading

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The Man Who Invented WDAZ

Jack Lester died this week.  He had eighty-six fascinating years as a broadcaster, soldier, pilot, race car driver, motorcylist and much more.     In the heyday of people like Dewey Bergquist, Marv Bossart and Boyd Christenson , he managed WDAY-TV … Continue reading

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