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The Mike McFeely Mess

Jan 31, 2019

North Dakota State political science professor Thomas Ambrosio joins podcast host Mike McFeely to discuss Venezuela and the fight over who is the rightful president of that important Latin American country. Venezuela's oil has made it a key economic player not only in its region, but around the world. Why has the...

Jan 30, 2019

Mark Peihl, archivist for the Clay County Historical Society in Moorhead, joins podcast host Mike McFeely to discuss how different life was in 1936 compared to today. Housing, transportation, communication and technology were all rudimentary compared to what we have in 2019. Does that mean modern residents are "soft,"...

Jan 29, 2019

Daryl Ritchison, interim director of the North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network based at NDSU, visits with podcast host Mike McFeely about the savage winter of 1936, when the temperature didn't get above zero for more than a month and blizzard conditions socked in rural residents and threatened lives. 

Jan 28, 2019

Author/radio host/educator Clay Jenkinson joins podcast host Mike McFeely to discuss -- as always -- Donald Trump. But the conversation veers to something much more fun: A proposed ferry to carry cars and people across Lake Sakakawea in western North Dakota, from the town of Twin Buttes to Parshall. Jenkinson is...

Jan 24, 2019

Former U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, a couple of months removed from losing her re-election bid to Republican Kevin Cramer, talks about what the future holds for her now that she's no longer in Washington, D.C., and looks back at her six years in the Senate.