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The Mike McFeely Mess

Jan 27, 2021

State Rep. Pat Garofalo, a Republican from Farmington, has been one of the leading proponents of sports gambling in Minnesota since the U.S. Supreme Court legalized it a few years ago. That remains the case and Garofalo, and others, again have proposals to make sports betting legal in Minnesota.

It's unlikely again,...

Jan 25, 2021

Humanities scholar and popular podcast guest Clay Jenkinson joins host Mike McFeely to wade through the post-election landscape in America. 

Clay offers his thoughts on how America can pick up the pieces after four years of Donald Trump while Mike strikes a dark outlook on the future of our democracy.

Jan 22, 2021

Minnesota fishing expert Tony Mariotti joins podcast host Mike McFeely for an ice fishing update. With the pandemic, good ice conditions and little snow there is clearly an uptick in ice fishing. Lots of big fish houses and, at many places, lots of fish being caught. 

Tony and Mike talk about that, as well as whether...

Jan 21, 2021

Forum and InForum reporter Tracy Briggs joins podcast host Mike McFeely to talk about Tracy's recent articles about local history. They've proven to be very popular with readers. They chat about how the idea came about, where she gets topics and what the future might hold for the series. 

Topics of recent articles...

Jan 20, 2021

Writer Michael Brodkorb, a former Minnesota Republican Party operative, recently wrote a column for the Minnesota Reformer website in which he said it is time for the party to expel "crackpots" responsible for heated rhetoric and the Capitol insurrection.

He joins podcast host Mike McFeely to talk about the column...