our first week of 2010, DigElog ROCORI would like to take a look back
at some of our favorite stories of 2009. 2009 was a milestone year for DigElog ROCORI. Aside from continuing to build one of the largest local blogs in the region, we have implemented a number of technological advancements that have enhanced the way we tell stories. More importantly, we at DigElog have also found new and exciting ways to connect to our audience. One of the latest and greatest ways we have connected with the community is through the ever-popular facebook. The post below was created in March, 2009 as we grew our facebook page to over 1000 friends.
In our first week of 2010, DigElog ROCORI would like to take a look back at some of our favorite stories of 2009. Today we would like to feature a story that has changed the way we tell stories at DigElog ROCORI. In June the founder of the DigElog Network, Duane Kuss, tried out his iphone video capturing for the first time. Watch this incredible story and be sure to stay tuned to DigElog ROCORI the rest of the week as we continue to bring you the best of 2009.
June 29, 2009
Today, DigElog ROCORI placed into operation it's first video iPhone that now has all the capabilities of publishing video stories direct from the field instantaneously. To think how far technology has come in just the 4 years DigElog has been around. We look forward to bringing the stories ROCORI to you even closer to home and much more quickly.
Here is a look back at our live broadcast of the 2009 ROCORI Spartans Football Opener against the St. Cloud Apollo Eagles. This video was taken on an iphone and immediately published to DigElog ROCORI live!
DigElog LIVE BROADCAST: ROCORI vs APOLLO Football @ St. Cloud 6:45 PM TONIGHT!
Stay tuned for LIVE! coverage of opening night football between the
ROCORI Spartans and the APOLLO Eagles brought to you here live
beginning @ 6:45 pm.
In 2008, the Hollywood film Milk was released. The film received tremendous critical success as well as many awards including eight academy nominations (winning best original screenplay and Best Actor: Sean Penn). In the stories below, you will get the chance to hear the story of Gerard Dols, a ROCORI native that has ties to the film Milk. Although many people have denied that the minor character in the film was based on Dols, his story is still an interesting one. Be sure to watch all four of our stories with Dols and also be sure to stay tuned to DigElog ROCORI all week as we continue to bring you our favorie stories from 2009.
over a month ago, DigElog ROCORI had the chance to interview a local
connection to the film Milk. Growing up with severe disabilities in
Richmond, Gerard Dols contacted Harvey Milk (the main character in
Milk) in regards to potentially running away to California.
after Dols moved to California, Harvey Milk was shot and killed. It was
at that time that Dols began to do a great deal of soul-searching. He
realized that he wanted to make a change in his life and opened his
heart up to Jesus. In this final interview with Chaplain Dols, he
discusses his re-birth and what he is doing to make a difference in
In our first full week of 2010, DigElog ROCORI would like to take a look back at some of our favorite stories of 2009. Today we would like to feature a wonderful story about the students of Cold Spring Elementary raising over $10,000 for the Pennies for Patients Program. As part of the students reward for their fundraising efforts, their principal agreed to shave his head and eat earthworms. Click the video below to see for yourself! Stay tuned to DigElog ROCORI all week as we continue to bring you our favorite stories from 2009.
I just wanted to let you know that I received a couple messages about your You Tube video.
I watched it, and it was so fun to see the worm eating and head shaving! I visited Cold Spring Elementary a couple weeks ago to deliver a banner (they placed #4 in the whole state!) and express the thanks from patients and staff at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for the school community's support. Results and the photo are at our site (www.schoolandyouth.org/mn/results). Thank you for your involvement!
Angie Lundeen Campaign Director | Pennies for Patients, HOP for Leukemia & Lymphoma The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society|Minnesota Chapter, serving MN, ND and SD 8441 Wayzata Blvd., Suite 340 |Golden Valley, MN 55426 NEW! Direct: 763-852-3013 | NEW! Main: 763-852-3000 Toll Free (888) 220-4440, dial 1, then ext. 3013 | NEW! Fax (763) 852-3001 www.schoolandyouth.org/mn | Angie.Lundeen@LLS.org
In our first full week of 2010, DigElog ROCORI would like to take a look back at some of our favorite stories of 2009. On a day where the temperature isn't going to climb above 10 degrees, how appropriate that we would feature a story out on the golf course. Stay tuned to DigElog ROCORI all week as we continue to bring you our favorite stories from 2009.
The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce and Rich Spring Golf Club hosted their annual Chamber Golf Tournament fundraiser on July 10, 2009. Thirteen foursomes took the course on a beautiful Friday afternoon. In this story you’ll hear from chamber member and Tournament Chairman Jim Eiynck as he tells us about this great event. You’ll also hear from Chamber Board Member Tony Nathe. Not only were there golf games, but throughout the day Nathe conducted a trivia game where participants could win extra door prizes. Check out all of the highlights from this fantastic fundraiser.
****************************** This story is sponsored by the Great Northern Theatre Company. It’s 1933 in New York and the depression is on. The outlook is bleak as people have no money, no jobs, and little hope. Julian Marsh, a successful Broadway director, is going to put on what may be his last Broadway show. Come see the cast from the Great Northern Theatre Company perform 42nd Street.