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Daddies, daughters dance the night away

February 14, 2013 in River Falls Journal

Nearly 200 couples showed up for the second annual Daddy Daughter Dance at the high school Friday night, Feb. 8. Continue Reading

Wander through a winter wonderland

December 14, 2012 in River Falls Journal

The annual Roman Pechacek Farm holiday display lights up Friday, Dec. 14, and runs through Monday, Dec. 31. Continue Reading

Painter reaches for learning, inspiration

August 6, 2012 in River Falls Journal

River Falls artist Harold Henson picked the name “Reaching Beyond the Hedges” for an upcoming exhibit and a recently released book of his works. Continue Reading

‘Community’ star wants higher ratings, oh, and for the series to be renewed

March 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Joel McHale has the kind of face you might recognize without knowing where you’ve seen him. Before sitting down for an interview at a sidewalk cafe, McHale disappears inside and a middle-aged woman seated outdoors does a double take, trying to peg him: He’s on that show … on CBS … or is it NBC? Continue Reading

BOOK NOTES: Drawing from Memory … Big Hairy Drama … Samuel Adams

March 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

“Drawing from Memory,” Allen Say. Ages 10 and up. This Caldecott Medal winner is part memoir, part graphic-novel, part narrative history and a look at the relationship between a mentor and his student. With watercolors, cartoons and vintage photographs. Continue Reading

OBIT: Barney Rosset, 89, publisher and fearless First Amendment crusader

February 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Barney Rosset, the fiery and fearless publisher who introduced the country to countless political and avant-garde writers and risked prison and financial ruin to release such underground classics as “Tropic of Cancer” and “Lady Chatterley’s Lover,” has died. Continue Reading

Election-year blues: Obama joins Jagger, B.B. King for makeshift White House blues club

February 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

VIDEO: Watch at bottom of articleThe president just couldn’t say no: Mick Jagger held out a mic almost by way of command, and soon Barack Obama was belting out the blues with the best of them. Continue Reading

Will Ferrell tapped by Mardi Gras parade krewe

December 15, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Comedian Will Ferrell has been named the god of wine for next year’s Mardi Gras in New Orleans.

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Weight-loss TV shows not helping in the fat fight

May 29, 2011 in INFORUM

LOS ANGELES Despite all the “Biggest Loser”-type shows on TV, all the pounds shed by their contestants and all the weight-loss products purchased by viewers, America continues to be the Biggest Gainer.
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Final defense lawyer offers argument in Smith case

October 7, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) Anna Nicole Smith’s lawyer-manager Howard K. Stern was also her best friend and lover and would never have been part of an alleged plot to provide her with harmful drugs, a defense lawyer said Thursday.
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