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VIDEO: Daily Republic photo shown on Letterman’s ‘Late Show’

November 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

In August, Daily Republic newsroom staffer Candy DenOuden was driving on state Highway 37 when she saw a most peculiar sight.

It was a dead raccoon on the side of the road with a “Get Well” balloon tied to its leg. She took a picture that was publ…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Fired ND anchorman chats with David Letterman

April 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A North Dakota news anchorman who was fired after a profanity-laced debut joked with David Letterman that he’d like a job with the ESPN cable sports network. Continue Reading

Letterman tells Oprah he sees psychiatrist weekly

January 7, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Late-night talk show host David Letterman gave an extraordinary interview to Oprah Winfrey in which he talked about his feud with her and Jay Leno, and about his efforts to make amends for his affairs with “Late Show” staff members that became public in 2009. Continue Reading

East Grand Forks native’s Swedish skills lead to jokes on Letterman

September 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

In David Letterman’s Rolodex, filed under S for “Swede” is Paul Thureen, East Grand Forks native, currently of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Or maybe he is under N for “Norwegian” or “Nordic.” Continue Reading

N.D. teen takes her unique talent’ to Letterman’s stupid human tricks

September 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

When Ashley Ellison, 16, Medora, found out she could whistle through her eye socket, she didn’t think anything of it. Continue Reading

Stern helps Letterman celebrate 30 years as late-night TV host

February 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

As David Letterman and frequent guest Howard Stern can attest, a 30-year anniversary celebration is a ripe opportunity to cringe at geeky haircuts. Continue Reading

Oddities continue to mark Letterman’s ‘Late Show’ holiday traditions

December 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Think holiday traditions and mistletoe, eggnog and caroling come to mind. David Letterman’s Christmas includes target practice at a giant meatball, the Lone Ranger and singer Darlene Love. Continue Reading

Perry presents Letterman’s Top 10 list: ‘I had a Five-Hour Energy Drink six hours before the debate’

November 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Texas Gov. Rick Perry made a cameo on “Late Show with David Letterman” Thursday night to read the Top 10 List, which pokes fun at his famous flub during this week’s CNBC Republican presidential debate. Continue Reading

‘EVERYBODY KNOWS IT’S LENO’: Joking Letterman returns after jihadist website death threat

August 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Until late-night comedy talk host David Letterman delivered his jokes, his situation seemed no laughing matter. Continue Reading

VIDEO: ‘Harmon Killebrew Night’ on ‘Late Night With David Letterman (Feb. 11, 1986)

May 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

It seemed almost surreal to fans of retired Minnesota Twins hero Harmon Killebrew when it happened. But there was their quiet retired slugger, feted — with plenty of laughs — during an entire hour of the old NBC “Late Night With David Letterman” program on Feb. 11, 1086. Continue Reading