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Garrison Keillor to campaign with Heitkamp in Grand Forks

October 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Radio personality Garrison Keillor is coming to Grand Forks Sunday to headline a hotdish fundraiser for Democratic senatorial candidate Heidi Heitkamp, her campaign said Monday. Continue Reading

’A Prairie Home’s’ longtime host shows it’s still a prime time for him

July 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Not a single public opinion survey would have hinted at it in the mid-1970s, but it turns out that stories about Norwegian bachelor farmers, mock ads for the American Duct Tape Council and musical sets mashing together bluegrass and bossa nova have a bit of staying power. Continue Reading

Garrison Keillor’s Wisconsin retreat for sale

November 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The 11-acre property includes a main log home, a guest house, a studio and a detached office where the humorist and author wrote the novel “Wobegon Boy.” Continue Reading

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Garrison Keillor Says Retirement Looms in 2013

March 16, 2011 in WDAZ

Garrison Keillor plans to keep spinning tales of Lake Wobegon’s Norwegian bachelor farmers for at least a couple more years, but the host and creator of public radio’s “A Prairie Home Companion” is dropping more hints that his retirement may be on the horizon. Continue Reading

‘Prairie Home’ to have first guest host ever Jan. 15 – with Keillor as guest

January 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Garrison Keillor is actually following through on his 2010 promise to find a new host for “A Prairie Home Companion.” Well, at least, he’s giving Nickel Creek singer-fiddler Sara Watkins a one-show tryout. Continue Reading

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Humorist Garrison Keillor entertains his fans in Lake Wobegon’s backyard

September 1, 2010 in INFORUM

It was a quiet week in Lake Wobegone. And it was a quiet crowd Wednesday night that gathered at Trollwood Performing Arts School to listen to the fictitious town’s most famous resident. Continue Reading

Keillor brings folksy humor to Moorhead

September 1, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

‘A Prairie Home Companion’ hits Trollwood
It was a quiet week in Lake Wobegone. And it was a quiet crowd Wednesday night that gathered at Trollwood Performing Arts School to listen to Lake Wobegone’s most famous resident. Continue Reading

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Keillor’s sound man

August 28, 2010 in INFORUM

Newman, Keillor take to Trollwood stage Wednesday
Fred Newman has a hard time settling on a job title for his current occupations.
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Sara Watkins finds her way

August 28, 2010 in INFORUM

After years in Nickel Creek, singer steps out on her own
With his deep voice and towering stature, Garrison Keillor can be an imposing figure.
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Our view: Keillor’s ‘hiatus’ opens space for other content

July 7, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

Five years to the day after his first column was published in the News Tribune, Garrison Keillor has called it quits.
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