WATCH: N.D. And Philadelphia Legend Pete Retzlaff

PHILADELPHIA — Finally got a chance to put together some video of my visit with North Dakota, South Dakota and Philadelphia legend Pete Retzlaff. You can read my column about it here: Long before Carson Wentz, Retzlaff went from N.D. farm kid to Philly legend Enjoy the video. Pete and his wife Patty were very…
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VIDEO: Local Vikings Fans In Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — There are quite a few Minnesota Vikings fans from the Fargo-Moorhead area — or at least with local ties — in Philadelphia this weekend to cheer on their team against the Eagles in the NFC Championship game Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field. I had a chance to meet and talk with a few…
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Man, People Are Sensitive When You Mention Josh Duhamel May Not Being Necessary For N.D. Tourism

Actor Josh Duhamel is a North Dakota native who is the spokesman for the state’s tourism department. He’s being paid $365,000 for two years to do this. Host Mike McFeely mentioned that maybe NFLer Carson Wentz has done more for the state and would be worthy of getting the money. Also, Super Bowl talk; phone…
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In Bison Country Of Southeast North Dakota, SDSU’s Dallas Goedert Has Many Fans

Dallas Goedert’s grandfather sent me a wonderful letter (hand-written) and packet of information the other day. Gordon Phillips lives in Forman, N.D., and wanted to provide me the update on his daughter’s son, the South Dakota State tight end who will likely be a high National Football League draft choice come April. Forman is about…
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TV Sportscaster: Minnesota Fans Shouldn’t Wear Vikings Gear To Philadelphia

TV sportscaster John Clark of NBC Sports Philadelphia says Minnesota Vikings fans headed to Philly for the NFC Championship game against the Eagles shouldn’t wear their purple gear around the city, implying their might be trouble if they do. Also, talk of County Road 20 in north Fargo and whether it needs to be redesigned;…
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