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Episode 190 - Bremer: Media worked up over wildcard format only because Yankees might lose to Twins
Minnesota Twins TV broadcaster Dick Bremer joined the program a day early for his weekly segment and previewed the American League Wildcard game between the Twins and New York Yankees. He said pundits are saying the Wildcard format is "unfair" only because there's a chance the Yankees might lose. Also, WDAY-TV's and The Forum's Robin Huebner made her weekly appearance; and, of course, gunsgunsgunsgunsgunsguns.
Episode 357 - Big (construction) things happening in downtown Moorhead
The Mike McFeely Show from Wednesday, July 11, 2018. The show includes discussion on the best and worst Bill Murray movies, Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams on construction in the city, Dick Bremer sports broadcaster for Fox Sports North on the Minnesota Twins, Kylie Oversen joins on running for North Dakota Tax Commissioner, Gooseberry Park Players join to talk about their performance of "Big Fish", listener phone calls, emails and more.
Episode 156 - Requiring immigrants to speak English, be skilled workers, is un-American
Mike McFeely shreds President Donald Trump's latest foray into limiting immigrants coming to the United States. Also, a fun conversation about the best version of "Proud Mary"; AgWeek TV host Shawna Olson will her weekly bit; and WDAY-TV reporter Kevin Wallevand drops by the studio to chat.
Episode 317 - Muskie Mania
The Mike McFeely Show from Thursday, April 26, 2018. The show includes Rep. Paul Marquart with a Minnesota legislative update, Shawn Kellot on the Minnesota muskie bill, discussion on the Muslim PTI driver story and religious intolerance, the NFL Draft kicks off tonight, listener phone calls, emails and more.
Episode 232 - The Complete Idiot's Guide to Winter Driving
Listeners share their pet peeves about winter driving, and reflect on a scary old bridge in Fargo that host Mike McFeely didn't know existed. Also, Mike Allmendinger of the Kilbourne Group builds his case why tax incentives are so important to downtown Fargo; and can we please, finally, stop talking about the QB "controversy" with the Minnesota Vikings?
Episode 197 - Jim Shaw fills in -- and kills it
Longtime newsman Jim Shaw fills in for host Mike McFeely and does a great job of getting mad at listeners.
Episode 176 - Of hurricanes, 9/11 and beauty pageant winners
Former Fargo TV reporter John Trieweiler, now of WINK-TV in Fort Myers, Fla., gives an update on Hurricane Irma damage in southwest Florida. Also, remembrances of 9/11; the stupid petition to bulldoze the apartment in which Savanna Greywind lived; and author/scholar Clay Jenkinson on the long-term effects of 9/11.
Episode 267 - Trying to help GOP candidate Emineth with the meaning of POS
North Dakota Republican U.S. Senate candidate Gary Emineth garnered national attention for some Islamophobic social media posts. But the most interesting part of the story was he claimed he didn't know what "POS" meant when he called President Obama that acronym on Facebook. We tried to help him come up with the meaning of POS.
Episode 305 - Minnesota GOP gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson says a Pawlenty campaign would be all about looking backward
The Mike McFeely Show from Monday, April 9, 2018. The show includes GOP candidate for Minnesota Governor Jeff Johnson joins, GOP candidate for U.S. House from North Dakota Kelly Armstrong, discussion on the Richland County hazing story, American humanities scholar, author and educator Clay Jenkinson, and discussion about Donald Trump and November elections, listener phone calls, emails and more.
Episode 273 - Yes, the commentary by Fox News about LeBron James was racist
Host Mike McFeely comments and takes calls on Fox News host Laura Ingraham's commentary telling NBA star LeBron James to "shut up and dribble." Also, downtown Fargo's Josie Danz on why she believes the city should limit a certain type of liquor license; and scholar/author/historian Clay Jenkinson rips into Trump and his associates.
Episode 261 - In this week's Fargo is still a small town news: Red Owl chatter snags phone calls
Host Mike McFeely had questions about Red Owl, the defunct grocery store chain, and listeners responded with answers. Also, Super Bowl Host Committee member Andrea Mokros kicks of Big Game Week in Minnesota; Clay Jenkinson makes his usual awesome appearance; the Lake Park-Audubon girls basketball kerfuffle; and State of the Union talk.
Episode 237 - No, I still don't understand what Bitcoin is/does/accomplishes
Dan Schott, a Bitcoin enthusiast from Grand Forks, N.D., tried to explain to host Mike McFeely what Bitcoin is. It didn't go well. The interview begins at 1:10:30. Also, WDAY-TV's Robin Huebner makes her weekly appearance and talks about her story in The Forum warning people about radon; columnist John Archibald gives the latest on the U.S. Senate special election in Alabama; and Homeward Animal Shelter director Nuhket Hendricks tells us why we should give donations to non-profits before the end of the year.
Episode 363 - No, The Forum's reporting on cost of Trump visit was not "fake news"
The Mike McFeely Show from Thursday, July 19, 2018. The show includes discussion on local media bias and fake news, Fargo Police Chief David Todd joins to confirm cost of Trump visit to Fargo reported in The Forum, Superintendent of Moorhead Public Schools Brandon Lunak joins on a possible new high school or an addition to the current one, Ted Nugent and guns at his concerts, listener phone calls, emails and more.
Episode 205 - 'Wentz Wagon' rolls after big Monday Night Football performance
Did Jon Gruden go over the line in his man-crush on Carson Wentz on Monday Night Football? Lots of talk on the show about that. Philadelphia talk-show host Mike Missanelli joined was a guest, too. Also, Fargo City Commissioner John Strand gives an update on the F-M Diversion Task Force; St. Cloud City Councilman Jeff Goerger comments on why, as a conservative, he believes cities should welcome refugees and move forward from anti-refugee sentiment.
Episode 320 - Nice gesture from the Minnesota Vikings re: 'Mike the Viking Fanatic'
The Mike McFeely Show from Tuesday, May 1, 2018. The show includes discussion on the United States Attorney for the District of North Dakota Chris Myers and why Drew Wrigley is replacing him if Myers is doing such a good job, WDAY's Robin Huebner on past experiences with chiropractors, Executive Director of the Fargo Parks District Joel Vettel on park security, Mike the Viking Fanatic gets helmet from the Minnesota Vikings, listener phone calls, emails and more.
Episode 294 - It's baseball season because Twins play-x-play guy Dick Bremer is back on the program
The Mike McFeely Show for Wednesday, March 21, 2018. The show includes Dick Bremer sports broadcaster for Fox Sports North on the Minnesota Twins, Dr. Thomas Ambrosio professor of political science in the Criminal Justice and Political Science Department at NDSU on Trump and Russia, Mike's article on a performing arts center in Fargo, discussion on Amazon's Alexa product, elaborating on the Maryland school shooting, listener phone calls, emails and more.
Episode 201 - Super Bowl committee member says game is a statewide event
Andrea Mokros, a member of the Minnesota Super Bowl committee, joined the program and said the game is going to be a statewide event despite being held in Minneapolis. Also, Minnesota State University Moorhead athletic director Doug Peters and Twin Cities new anchor Corey Hepola were guests. Host Mike McFeely broadcast his show from the annual Minnesota State University Moorhead Sports Communication Conference.
Episode  - Odd timing for new idea from Fargo city commissioner, no?
The Mike McFeely Show from Thursday, May 3, 2018. The show includes Minnesota House Rep. Ben Lien with a legislative update, WDAY's Kevin Wallevand on walleye hatchery, fishing opener, Congressman Kevin Cramer endorsed Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize, Nikki Stetz with Heart 'O Lakes Quality Meats joins, Pink coming to Fargo, Fargo City Commissioner Tony Gehrig proposes getting rid of special assessments, listener phone calls, emails and more.
Episode 167 - Credit where due: Trump did OK on Afghanistan speech
Stop the presses. Host Mike McFeely, an avowed Donald Trump denier, says the president's policy on Afghanistan isn't bad -- mostly because it pretty much mirrors Obama's policy. Also, WDAY-TV's and The Forum's Robin Huebner talks about white supremacist rally in Fargo; Bloomberg News Service's Derek Wallbank breaks down Trump's speech; and author/educator Clay Jenkinson makes his weekly appearance a day late.
Episode 153 - How law enforcement coordinated a PR campaign against DAPL protesters
Blogger Steve Horn recaps his article that revealed the National Sheriffs Association contracting with a well-connected public-relations firm to smear the Dakota Access Pipeline protesters. Also, U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp says she's long had ideas for bipartisan solutions to the country's health-care problems; WDAY-TV sports director Dom Izzo gives update on first day of North Dakota State football preseason camp; and Clay Jenkinson goes off on the Trump White House (again).
Episode 268 - Ethics, schmethics -- North Dakotans don't seem concerned about governor's $37,000 lapse
Gov. Doug Burgum accepted $37,000 in Super Bowl tickets from Xcel Energy, and only agreed to pay his own way after being caught. But the sense host Mike McFeely gets from N.D. citizens is that they don't particularly care -- or understand -- about what Burgum did. Also, Fargo Public Schools and birthday parties; Clay Jenkinson from NYC; Olympic sports; Uber vs. Lyft.
Episode 161 - Found money, Little League baseball on TV and a million other things
How much money is acceptable to keep if you find it? Also, AgWeek TV host Shawna Olson; the travesty of televising Little League baseball, the fear of rappelling and more.
Episode 164 - Remembering Red Sovine, for some reason
WDAY-TV's Kevin Wallevand dropped by for his weekly visit to tell us about digging for fossils in North Dakota -- and somehow we started playing a Red Sovine song. Also, Shawna Olson of AgWeek TV; Linda Boyd of the F-M Sympony; and Domenic Izzo of WDAY-TV to talk about Concordia football and Matt Cullen re-signing with the Minnesota Wild. Also, Red Sovine songs.
Episode 353 - Breaking news during the show: Ed Schultz has died
The Mike McFeely show for Thursday, July 5th 2018. Mike is joined for his weekly chat with WDAY news reporter Kevin Wallevand. Mike discusses the news that broke during the show on the passing of Ed Schultz.
Episode 354 - Remembering "Big Eddie" Schultz
The "Mike McFeely Show" for Friday, July 6, 2018. Guests include U.S. House Rep. Keith Ellison, who is running for Minnesota Attorney General. Also, WDAY-TV's Dana Mogck and Stacey Anderson, along with Minnesota State University Moorhead's Larry Scott, swap stories about broadcaster Ed Schultz, who died Thursday.
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Jan 1st, 1980
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Oct 24th, 2018
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