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Dewey Bergquist found his calling in broadcasting radio and television as a weatherman for more than 30 years with WDAY. Photo special to The Forum

Longtime WDAY weatherman and former Rochert resident was quite a character

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The teacher in the one-room school near Rochert came up with a way to get the kids to behave.

She gave them 15 minutes before classes started to shoot spitballs to get it out of their system.

This perhaps is not a recommended disciplinary approach for teachers today. But in this case, at least some of her students turned out OK.

One of them became Fargo-Moorhead's famed weather reporter Dewey Bergquist.

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