Rasslin Memories Then and Now with Charley Norris (9/6/20)

Area News and Events,Rasslin' Memories and More by Glen Braget on September 14, 2020

On this edition of Rasslin Memories Then and Now, Glen Braget chats with former MN pro wrestler Charley Norris. Charley talks about growing up on the Red Lake Indian Reservation, breaking into the business under the tutelage of the Legendary Eddie Sharkey, working the Midwest Indies and his up and down run with World Championship Wrestling in the early to mid 90s. Charley is a heckuva raconteur, this is an interview you don’t want to miss.

Jesse Ventura: Minnesota wrestler, actor, governor, and … musician? (6/7/20)

Area News and Events by Glen Braget on June 14, 2020

Glen Braget chats with MN Musican and songwriter Mark Orion about his life in music, including his work with Straight Up, Yanni, and Former MN Governor and Pro wrestling Legend Jesse the Body Ventura.

Community Voices with Laura Stengrim (5/18/18)

Area News and Events,Community Voices with Chris Cuppett by GlenBraget on February 25, 2019

Glen Braget chats with Laura Stengrim from Visit Thief River Falls to discuss a variety of topics including:

  • Results of a recent Strategic Planning Session and Explore MN Tourism Conference
  • Info about Upcoming NW MN Tourism Conference coming up in April
  • The 2019 Visitor’s Guide
  • Announcement of the 2019 Board of Directors
  • Upcoming events
  • New Website

Glen Braget chats with Lovin Spoonful Drummer Mike Arturi (2/6/19)

Area News and Events,Best of Braget by GlenBraget on February 7, 2019

Glen Braget chat with Musician Mike Arturi, who was recently made an appearance in Thief River Falls at the public library to talk about his career in music and perform with audience members. Arturi is a lifelong professional drummer who has played with such legends as Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Del Shannon and is currently with the Lovin Spoonful. He is also the executive director and founder of Universal Music Center, a non-profit music school in Red Wing, Minnesota.

Pioneer 90.1 “Weekly Arts Calendar” for 1-17-19 through 1-20-19

Area News and Events by GlenBraget on January 17, 2019


“Weekly Arts Calendar”

Thursday, January 17th through Sunday, January 20th


18 Enjoy a free screening of the movie “Black Panther” at the Empire Arts Center in downtown Grand Forks.  The movie begins at 7:00 pm and is sponsored by the University Of North Dakota Department Of English.

19 Candlelight Ski & Snowshoe 5:30-8:30pm. Meet at Visitor Center. Snowshoes available for rent at office $6/night. Vehicle Permit Req. LB State Park —Lake Bronson.

20 Dwight Yoakam Concert at the Sanford Center in Bemidji, MN.  Showtime is 8:00 pm.

21 The 7th Annual Red River Valley Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held at the University of Minnesota – Crookston Campus.  Events begin at 10:30 with a Unity Walk and end with a free lunch and social in the Brown Dining Room at UMC.

21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day – UND and the City of Grand Forks are coming together to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with art, music and a message from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm at the UND Gorecki Alumni Center 3501 University Ave.

22 UND Art Collections Opening Reception at the Empire Arts Center in downtown Grand Forks from 4:30 PM until 6:30 PM.



February 1st Deuces Wild Dueling Pianos featuring Michael Shynes at the Sanford Center in Bemidji, MN.  Showtime is 8:00 PM.

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