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Amy Kobrinsky makes a point of tuning in daily to see Oprah. She says she will miss the show when it goes off the air. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

Locals face life without Oprah: Talk-show queen has held great sway over past 25 years

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FARGO - After 25 years of delivering unfiltered, unapologetic snapshots of true life, Oprah Winfrey's remarkable talk show will come to an end with a final episode airing Wednesday.


But while the program that shaped her into a true cultural icon is ending, Oprah's influence on America isn't leaving any time soon. And if you need proof of that, just listen to some of the people in our part of the world who were touched by Oprah's wisdom, generosity and inspiration.

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