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Author, musician, columnist Jessie Veeder to participate in live blog with Herald Wednesday, Jan. 26

Event to be held in conjunction with a Herald special presentation that highlights Veeder's music and shows performances of "Work" and "Nothing's Forever."

Jessie Veeder, Coming Home columnist
Jessie Veeder, Coming Home columnist
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GRAND FORKS — Jessie Veeder, a musician, author and columnist, will participate in a live blog event Jan. 26 on the Grand Forks Herald's website.

The event will be held in conjunction with the online publication of a special presentation by the Herald that features two songs by Veeder. The presentation is available only to Forum Communications Co. and Grand Forks Herald members/subscribers.

During the live blog, Veeder will be available to interact with readers and viewers, who are encouraged to write questions or comments. The blog will start at 2 p.m. (central) Wednesday and run for about a half an hour. Questions can be sent to the Herald during the event, or anytime before the event.

To view the live blog, visit the Herald's website on Wednesday — a link will be available on the site shortly before the discussion begins. Readers can participate by submitting questions to Readers also can submit questions during the event.

To Forum Communications Co. readers, Veeder may be best known as the writer of a weekly column, titled "Coming Home." Perhaps not as widely known is her life as a musician who travels the region and who was influenced by her family's music background.


During the Herald's special online presentation — a 20-minute video that highlights Veeder's music and other topics — she performs her songs "Work" and "Nothing's Forever." The presentation will be published on the Herald's website Wednesday morning; the interactive blog will go live at 2 p.m.

In addition to her music and weekly column, Veeder also is a budding author. Her new book, "Prairie Princess," is now on sale throughout the region.

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