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February 25, 2012
Reed Grimm sings with the Minnesota Jazz Orchestra in the background during his mother, Colleen Raye's annual New Year's Eve Concert at the Phipps Center for the Arts.
Rallying 'Idol' votes
February 25, 2012 - 12:00am
February 22, 2012
This frame is from Wednesday night's American Idol final elimination show.
Reed Grimm is listening as the judges share their ideas before telling him he is one of the lucky contestant moving into the top 24.
VIDEO: Reed Grimm makes American Idol's top 24
February 22, 2012 - 8:19pm
Reed Grimm gives his mom, Colleen Raye, an affectionate hug. Grimm was seen on "American Idol" last week calling his mom for emotional support. The Ellsworth High School graduate made it into the top 42 contestants last week. Photo by Margaret A. Ontl
Reed Grimm continues his 'Idol' quest
February 22, 2012 - 1:39pm
February 16, 2012
Singing 'The Night has a Thousand Eyes,' are from the left, Haley Johnson, 22, Beaverton, OR, Eben Franckewitz, 15, Loveland OH, Elise Testone, 28, Charleston, SC and Reed Grimm, 26, Ellsworth, WI. The song was written in 1948 and remained popular and was sung by Bobby Vee in 1963.
Reed Grimm makes it into the top 42 American Idol Contestants
February 16, 2012 - 9:57pm
February 15, 2012
Reed Grimm's solo performance on American Idol found him in a spot he is very comfortable with behind a set of drums, singing.
Reed Grimm scores big on 'Idol' Wednesday night
February 15, 2012 - 10:41pm
Reed Grimm performs with his band, Shoeless Revolution, at the Lakefront Park band shell in 2010. He graduated with a degree in percussion and philosophy from UW-La Crosse and is one of the remaining "American Idol" contestants. He has performed locally in Hudson and Ellsworth with his family practically since birth. File photo by Margaret A. Ontl
All eyes are on Reed Grimm: Will he advance in 'Idol' competition?
February 15, 2012 - 8:40am
February 8, 2012
Reed earned the lead role in "Footloose" while in high school.
Will Hollywood embrace Reed Grimm?
February 8, 2012 - 9:47am
February 3, 2012
Grimm and Raye, Genetic Energy, was what their family act was called as the children began to perform with the couple. From the left in the back are Trey Grimm, Colleen Raye, Steve Grimm and Jennifer Grimm. In the foreground are Sophie Grimm and Reed Grimm at the age of five.
American Idol Hollywood, fans and family wait to see if Grimm progresses
February 3, 2012 - 9:27am
January 6, 2012
Golden age of radio offered in January
January 6, 2012 - 3:41pm
December 30, 2011
Theresa Schlotte with her prize-winning mittens. Photo submitted
Library names 'Merry Mittens' contest winners
December 30, 2011 - 4:38pm
December 16, 2011
Artsminded: 'Tis the season for CAB and all things holiday
December 16, 2011 - 1:41pm
December 8, 2011
Submitted photo.
Their "Best Christmas..."
December 8, 2011 - 2:52pm
September 30, 2011
Go outside, absorb nature's inspiration
September 30, 2011 - 2:07pm
September 29, 2011
Films series on bullying
September 29, 2011 - 10:00am
September 14, 2011
44th annual Spring Valley Dam Days this weekend
September 14, 2011 - 12:58pm