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Minot flood recovery fund reaches nearly $7.3 million

January 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The fund so far has paid out more than $2.5 million to more than 1,200 victims of the flood that swamped more than 4,000 homes and businesses. About 11,000 people were forced to evacuate. Continue Reading

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Duhamel Visit, Black Eyed Peas Concert Lift Spirits in Minot

September 4, 2011 in WDAZ

About 16,000 people packed into the North Dakota State Fairgrounds to watch the Black Eyed Peas rock the night away Saturday night for a benefit concert to help flood victims. Continue Reading

Black Eyed Peas rock Minot

September 3, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

MINOt Minot had a feeling it was going to be a good night. And it was.

About 16,000 people packed into the North Dakota State Fairgrounds to watch the Black Eyed Peas rock the night away Saturday night for a benefit concert to help flood victims.
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BLACK EYED PEAS: Saturday a ‘good, good night’ for Minot

September 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Minot had a feeling it was going to be a good night. And it was. More than 16,000 people packed into the North Dakota State Fairgrounds to watch the Black Eyed Peas rock the night away Saturday night for a benefit concert to help flood victims. Continue Reading

Actor Josh Duhamel talks Minot

September 1, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK He may be a world famous actor in huge movies such as the “Transformers” series, but Josh Duhamel says the role he’s most humbled to have is helping his hometown of Minot recover from this summer’s devastating flood.
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Minot Rising/Black Eyed Peas concert t-shirts now available online; Tokidoki donates design

August 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A T-shirt designed by a Los Angeles-based clothing company will be sold online in advance of the Sept. 3 concert by the Black Eyed Peas, whose performance is aimed at helping the city’s flood recovery efforts. Continue Reading

Super Bowl halftime costumes designed in Minnesota

February 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The lighted, silver-hooded unitard costume wore by dancers backing up the Black Eyed Peas in the Super Bowl halftime show were designed and made by Just For Kix in the small Crow Wing County community of Baxter, Minn. Continue Reading&

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Meet Pharrell’s Guitarist: GF Native Brent Paschke

December 24, 2010 in WDAZ

Grand Forks native Brent Paschke has earned acclaim and the respect of fellow musicians not to mention an ongoing gig with one of the biggest names in music and the chance to tour with major acts like the Black Eyed Peas.
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George Clinton sues Black Eyed Peas for copyright infringement

December 14, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Funk pioneer George Clinton wants a federal judge to force the Black Eyed Peas to shut up when it comes to sampling his music. Continue Reading