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Karen Duerre Bodway and her 12-year-old son, Grant, look through the book "The Waterslide" while in their Fargo home. Carrie Snyder / The Forum

Bemidji State grad's widow publishes his book after his death

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FARGO, N.D. -- In the years before his death, whenever he wasn't producing newscasts for a local TV station or spending time with his family, Brett Bodway could be found squirreled away at his computer working on his next writing project.


Unlike some who dream large without follow-through, he'd been taking concrete steps to realize his hope of becoming a children's author through a correspondence course from the Institute of Children's Literature.

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