Kulm Fearful White Supremacist ‘Setting Up Shop’ In Old School

The granddaughter of a white supremacist who preached hatred of Jews and police — and who kidnapped six of his grandchildren from North Dakota two decades ago — says he might be “setting up shop” in Kulm, N.D. Shannon Maresh said in an interview Tuesday afternoon that her grandfather, Gordon Winrod, might be planning to…
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ICYMI: Rappelling Down The Black Building

Fellow 970 WDAY talk-show host Jay Thomas and I rappelled down the Black Building on Friday to raise money for CHARISM, a charity that helps underprivileged kids. Here’s the video of my descent produced by Ross Torgerson of the Forum Communications Co. team.

I’m Judge Smails, The Rest Of You Are Al Czervik

It’s funny how ridiculous it seemed at the time. Rodney Dangerfield’s character in “Caddyshack,” Al Czervik, tearing away a panel on his oversized golf bag to reveal a stereo, then cranking the volume to Journey’s “Any Way You Want It” before breaking into some sort of goofy off-kilter dance in the middle of a fairway. On the…
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Buffalo River: Big Fish In Small Spaces

Depth is relative in bodies of water. “Deep” in one of the popular Minnesota lakes might mean 60 feet, 80 feet or deeper. In the Red River, it might mean 15 feet. In the Buffalo River, deep has an entirely different definition. Three feet. Maybe four. That’s “deep” in the Buffalo. It also happens to…
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A 17-Pound Walleye Is Swimming In North Dakota

This is no fish tale: There is a 17-pound walleye swimming in North Dakota’s Lake Sakakawea. State fisheries biologists netted it last spring during the spawning run, weighed it, stripped it of its eggs and returned it to the massive reservoir on the Missouri River. Given the size of Sakakawea, there’s likely many — relatively…
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