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SEPTEMBER

Friday September 30, 2005  GOODBYE SEPT!
As we say Goodbye to September, let's think of all those exotic places we could travel to around the universe!  And if we're going there we need a place to stay, right?  Well here's the most unusual, most exotic, and did I mention MOST EXPENSIVE Digs you can rent, anywhere in the world!  You want me to pay HOW MUCH?

Thursday September 29, 2005
Frost this morning?   Seems so.  But when does the first frost usually come?   Here's a chart of all the USA.  COOL MAN COOL 

Wednesday September 28, 2005
So you want to be a farmer?  Well do it here first!  HO HO HO

Tuesday September 27, 2005
So they upped the speed limit on 930 miles of Minnesota roads.   BUT WHICH ONES?  Here's the map.  Print it out and HAPPY SPEEDING!   BUT HOW FAST CAN I REALLY DRIVE

Monday September 26, 2005
Going on a trip, just where is the cheapest gas?  At Gas Buddy, prices are updated by the minute.   CALLING MR. OTIS CALLING MR. OTIS    See like an elevator it's going up and down.

Friday September 23, 2005
So you think it won't happen to you?  What if you win the lottery?   Here's good advice, course they missed the most important advice...that's letting me be your spokesman!  I WON  I WON 

Thursday September 22, 2005
It's here, there's NO going back.  But if this is the Equinox, why is the day 12 Hours and 10 Minutes long?   Elementary my Dear Watson!  ANSWER HERE    
fall text with leaves free clipart here

Wednesday September 21, 2005
Put your brain in gear.  Think of a caption for these pictures.  http://www.clevercaption.com/

Tuesday September 20, 2005
Unfortunate Halloween Cards http://www.capnwacky.com/halloween/hallocard01.html

Monday September 19, 2005
Well, we're all back in school and should be learning our ABC's.  But I think there's some words that the teacher has forgotten!  It's the Compendium of Lost Words Check them out here: I'm off to meet the tragematopolist!  

Friday September 16, 2005
Today...a National Day of Prayer for the Hurricane Victims
http://www.nationaldayofprayer.org/    Red Skelton has some words about the Pledge of Allegiance, find them HERE   BTW, We have the actual recording of him saying this, it's not one of those "hoaxs!" 

Thursday September 15, 2005
OK so here's the Deal.  Martha's Back!  But she's LIVE...no Cut-Roll Back-Start Agains here!  Check out the official website, and a FUNNY BLOGGER who spews his thoughts during the show.   MarthaStewart.com      NO TELL ME SHE DIDN'T SAY THAT

Wednesday September 14, 2005
OH FUDGE  SWEET GLORIOUS FUDGE

Tuesday September 13, 2005
http://whatscookingamerica.net/Beverage/HotChocolate.htm 

Monday September 12, 2005
http://tailgating.com/Recipes.htm

Friday September 9, 2005
It's Fall, no matter how you stack it!  Here's a great group of fall recipes!  YUM COMFORT FOOD 

Thursday September 8, 2005
Now I know you're going to say this isn't important!   But HEY knowing which color you are might be the most important thing you do today!   I'm a GREEN WHAT ARE YOU? 

Wednesday September 7, 2005
Want to take a short vacation but low on gas?  Hey check out the regional Bed & Breakfasts.
North Dakota     Minnesota  IOWA   South Dakota

Tuesday September 6, 2005
Don't know what's important about December 12, 1991 Can you Speak GEEK?   Here's the site to educate you in EVERY TECKIE TERM! http://www.netlingo.com/

Monday, September 5, 2005
VISIT HERE  Awesome Katrina Pictures

Friday September 2, 2005
Fun and Seriousness today:  First the fun...

My piggy bank after I bought gas this morning.

American Red Cross, 800-HELP-NOW (435-7669)
Salvation Army, 800-SAL-ARMY (725-2769).

America's Second Harvest, 800-344-8070.
Adventist Community Services, 800-381-7171.
Catholic Charities USA, 800-919-9338.
Christian Disaster Response, 941-956-5183 or 941-551-9554.
Christian Reformed World Relief Committee, 800-848-5818.
Church World Service, 800-297-1516.
Convoy of Hope, 417-823-8998.
Lutheran Disaster Response, 800-638-3522.
Mennonite Disaster Service, 717-859-2210.
Nazarene Disaster Response, 888-256-5886.
Operation Blessing, 800-436-6348.
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, 800-872-3283.
Southern Baptist Convention Disaster Relief, 800-462-8657, Ext. 6440.
United Methodist Committee on Relief, 800-554-8583.
 

Thursday SEPTEMBER 1, 2005
Welcome September.  UNWELCOME Frauds, Scammers and Cheats.  Here's a fun site to learn and be smarter about those  GET RICH, SAVE THE WORLD scammers.  NOT ME I'M SMARTER THAN THAT 

AUGUST

Wednesday August 31, 2005  Goodbye August.
DONATE DONATE DONATE   redcross.org   1 8 0 0 H E L P N O W 

Tuesday August 30, 2005
Our hearts go out to the folks on the south coast!  People screaming for help and are yet unreachable.  Hopefully the powers that be will learn from Grand Forks ND.  After the flood of 1997, no longer is Lincoln Drive a neighborhood, Lincoln school only a memory, or will we just let the money men rebuild in these places for the lower classes to live in again?  Here's a BLOG site about the Hurricane, lots of "a little outside the regular news" info.  BLOG ME BABY  

Monday August 29, 2005
SO DID YOU HEAR?  I got an email that says that that MARS is going to be as big in the sky as the MOON.  BUT ALAS...it's a HOAX.   HERE'S THE TRUTH

Friday August 26, 2005
MnStateFair.org

Thursday August 25, 2005
http://goeurope.about.com/cs/tours/a/weird_travel.htm 

AS Requested here's the link to the AWESOME Ribs  They're finger lickin' good!

Wednesday August 24, 2005
Yes North Dakota because famous again!   A Fargo man has won the prestigious Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest for the WORST opening line of a novel!  Could PROSE BE SO BAD?

Tuesday August 23, 2005
Fall Gardening?  What's to do?  Here's a great website from Canada.   HEY if it works there it should work here!  PLANT  PLANT  PLANT 

Monday August 22, 2005
http://www.spartechsoftware.com/dimensions/earth/default.htm

Wednesday August 17, 2005
An exciting day at the farm!  Dad, Willard W. Reitmeier is being honored as an OUTSTANDING SUGARBEET FARMER by the Red River Valley Sugarbeet Museum!  Press Conference at 9am.  Dave Tucker will be doing the shows.  Visit the Museum at: SugarBeetMuseum.com

Tuesday August 16, 2005
IF you can't visit them in person, at least visit them on the web.  Here's a group of 71 or so really unique web cams.  Check out the FREEZER CAM!

Monday August 15, 2005
Elvis in an RV?  Unusual places/museums to stop at in the USA

Sunday August 14, 2005  Today we the Master of Ceremonies at the Maple Lake Pavilion for the Valley Chordsmen as they re-create their performance of, "A SALUTE TO THE HAPPY NORSEMEN"

Saturday August 13, 2005  Today we're the Master of Ceremonies at the Cat's Incredible Cat Fishing Tournament's "Friends of the Greenway" Chili Cookoff!!

Friday August 12, 2005

Thursday August 11, 2005

Wednesday August 10, 2005
Once in a while on the Cool Site-Pick of the Day we have an assignment for our listeners.   No matter if you're a Dem or a Publican this is critical reading.  Do you think that IRAQ is the only problem in the world?   Check this out!
http://www.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/americas/08/09/chavez.invasion.ap/index.html

Tuesday August 9, 2005
There's one thing I dislike about passing my birthday the end of July, no it's not getting 1 year older,  HEY WE ALL HATE THAT!!  It's the fact that it seems to signal a whole lot of events that are waving flags in our face that the end of summer is somewhere out there on the horizon!  Another big sign is the first talk about the Minnesota State Fair!  Here's a page that outlines all of what's new and different at this years State Wide Get2gether!  OFFICIAL GUIDE TO 2005 MINNESOTA STATE FAIR

Monday August 8, 2005
WOW there are more recipes on the web that 2 cooks with a new pot could cover in a lifetime!  How about some bizarre yet extremely workable formulas?  Check this out!  http://www.recipezaar.com/r/255/x210   

JULY

Thursday July 28-Friday August 5, 2005
We are on the road.  For all those north station listeners, enjoy Dave & Mike filling in for me and sharing all about the upcoming Chili Cook-off,  for all the south stations listeners, come visit us at the Jackson County Fair! 

Wednesday July 27, 2005
A cold snap in July?  Must be the "warm-up" for Chili Season.  Here's a FUN site called Chili Con Carnage!  Check the HOT SHOTS PAGE FOR GREAT EATING/DRINKING  HEY I Can EAT EM ALL DAY!

Tuesday July 26, 2005
It's the last days that you might be able to see the 2005 crop of Lady's Slippers in Minnesota.   Where you ask?  Check this out:  You can LOOK but don't TOUCH

Monday July 25, 2005
Did you know that the Brits don't have a lock on Stonehedge?  YEP there's one in New Hampshire!  Here's a couple of sites to learn more...I particularly like the Oracle chamber! 
MYSTERY HILL   THE OFFICIAL PAGE   

Friday July 22, 2005
Ahh YES, unusual wine labels from around the world.   Cardinal Zin is my favorite. Or how about Marilyn Merlot?   Check out all the "variations!"  Winelabels.org

Thursday July 21, 2005
OK, if not regular glass, we have to do some stained glass.  All fair in love and sand!
Stainedglassmuseum.com 

Wednesday July 20, 2005
WOW  I didn't know there were this many kinds of glass, and then to see pictures of them all...check it out!  glassencyclopedia.com

Tuesday July 19, 2005
This is AWESOME but requires Windows XP. Google has done an awesome job of letting you zoom into satellite pictures anywhere on Earth.   earth.google.com

Monday July 18, 2005

Friday July 15, 2005
Hey if you like the big box retailer, then it's no problem staying at the "walmart campground."  If you don't like them, well...stay there and take advangate of them.  But now there's even rules!   3100 locations and growing!  Here's the "rules and protocol" you should follow.  http://www.rv.net/forums/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/CFB/1/TID/157571.cfm
 

Thursday July 14, 2005
You've seen them, you've enjoyed? them, you've even spent money on them.  THEY'RE BAD FADS.   See the entire list here.  http://www.badfads.com/ 

Wednesday July 13, 2005
So just what is Norwegian food?  I got the answers at this web site!  Lutefisk, it's not just for breakfast anymore! 

Tuesday July 12, 2005
Well I've been taken to task about not being fair about the German Speakers.  SO here's some great FREE sites where you can learn to speak the "Father tongue" Yavoll Heir Listeners

Monday July 11, 2005
Do you know the names of all the fireworks you see in the sky?  Well now you can point out the subtle differences between a Chrysanthemum and a Rose Penny!   The site loads slow but it's worth seeing!  WOW CHECK THAT FOUNTAIN!

It's the SEARCH FOR BOJI BLUE EYES!   Visit KKOJ.com  For complete details! 

Friday July 8, 2005
Did you know that you can learn Norwegian in just 5 minutes a month?  Guaranteed!  The Son's of Norway have made it possible!  Ya DEN AH Didn't know it vas dis easy!
 

When meeting people Pronunciation English
God dag! goo dagh Hello (good day)!
God kveld! goo kvelh Good evening!
Morn! morhn Hi! (informal)
Hyggelig treffe deg! hee-geh-lee oh treh-feh-dai Nice to meet you!
Sma

Thursday July 7, 2005
SO I got a friend in OSLO Norway and we just don't know much about this place.   My thoughts were to do Norwegian jokes, but I don't think Doug Johnson would understand them so instead we've got a travel page for you!   TAKE ME TO LUTEFISK HEAVEN 

Wednesday July 6, 2005
OK he left last night at 6:22pm from Minneapolis, here's a satellite track of his plane that is going from Minneapolis to Amsterdam.   Check out how you can track any plane in the US skies, or one that is leaving or approaching our continent. Track your flights here

Tuesday July 5, 2005
I've found something new that I didn't know about before!  Watermelon carving.  OH Sure I've seen melons opened up and made into nice baskets to hold salad, but this is carving just for ARTs sake!  Check out some awesome pictures.  I like #34 the best.  Grab me a knife honey!

Monday July 4 2005
Would we have fireworks if the Chinese didn't have bamboo?  Probably not.  Read about how these mini-explosions might have gotten their start.  Happy Fireworks day!   HONEY ROOK AT WHOT OUR SON HAVE MADE

WELL WE DID IT...WE sent a probe to meet a comet and it worked.  Here's NASA's picture site.
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/deepimpact/main/index.html

Friday July 1, 2005 HELLO JULY HELLO BIRTHDAY MONTH
Time to get thinking about the holiday.  Here's some 4th of July History for yee.  Bing BANG BOOM 

 

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