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Agnes Shurr, Pearl Harbor Survivor

Agnes Shurr, Pearl Harbor Survivor

Leading up to the anniversary of Pearl Harbor several years ago, when my radio talk show was located in Fargo, North Dakota, I contacted the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs inquiring about Pearl Harbor survivors from the Peace Garden State. They were kind enough to give me a list of eight names but explained they […]

Going Up North, to The Cabin, at The Lake (audio)

Going Up North, to The Cabin, at The Lake (audio)

When I moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota more than a decade ago, there were cultural things I needed to learn about the region that would, allegedly, help me to assimilate. Specifically, things like knowing popular food items, participating in outdoor activities, and… learning MV, or Minnesota Vernacular. When I moved to Fargo, North Dakota, it was much the […]

Eye on Monday: The Carousel

Eye on Monday: The Carousel

Last week I had the opportunity to go down to Wahpeton, North Dakota and visit the Chahinkapa Zoo.  Directly across from the zoo sits the Prairie Rose Carousel.  Built in 1926, it is one of the original 150 wooden horse carousels that still operate throughout the United States.  One ride on it, with my younger […]

Sports Notes: The View from Fargo

Sports Notes: The View from Fargo

I’ve been asked by more than a few people how life’s been in Fargo as we near the six-month residency benchmark.  What they’re really asking is, “How’s your sports habit working out up there?” Just fine, thank you. Here’s the view from Fargo… or as 1940’s WDAY radio broadcasts used to call us, “The Northwest.” As […]

Oberg Farms: Innocent Farming or Something Else? (videos)

This past week I had the opportunity to learn about sugar beet farming, courtesy of a couple of great guys, Ernie Oberg and his son Brian.  Oberg Farms is a thriving business based in Moorhead (Minn.) but it’s hardly limited to sugar beets.  Potatoes, corn, wheat and soybeans round out a family-run business that’s been around for generations.  It […]

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