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Marilyn Hagerty

Longtime Grand Forks Herald columnist goes viral with Olive Garden review

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GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Herald columnist Marilyn Hagerty has gone viral. To be more specific, her Wednesday restaurant review of Olive Garden has gone viral.


Since it was posted early Wednesday, her review received more than 230, 000 views as of Thursday evening. In comparison, the Herald's second mostread story was about the Fighting Sioux nickname, with 5,500 views.

"I don't get it," the 85-yearold said. "I've been doing this for 30 to 40 years. Why all of a sudden now?"

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