Moorhead-Area Democrats Embarrass Themselves

MOORHEAD — Hello? Any Democrats home? Any at all? Hello? Bueller? More silence, which is what we’ve come to expect from Minnesota-side Democrats in the prolonged battle over the Red River diversion. That’s not entirely accurate. Minnesota DFLers are silent when it comes to voicing full-throated support for the permanent-flood protection project that would remove…
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LISTEN: Long-Ago Defeats Still Keep Ex-Spuds Football Coach Jim Gotta Up At Night

MOORHEAD — I had the pleasure of having former Moorhead Spuds high school football coach Jim Gotta on my 970 WDAY radio show Wednesday morning. He was awesome. He told me that tough losses still keep him up at night. Fun fact No. 1: Jim coached the Spuds from 1953-75, so his most recent tough…
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WATCH: Colin Powell Surprises Vets On WDAY Honor Flight

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former Secretary of State Colin Powell was attending a meeting of African-American military leaders Sunday night at the Hyatt Crystal Park hotel. It just so happened to be the same hotel in which the WDAY Honor Flight 2016 was having its banquet. Powell walked across a hallway and dropped into the Honor…
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VIDEO: WDAY Honor Flight

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The latest WDAY Honor Flight left Fargo at 8 a.m. Sunday and landed in the nation’s capital a couple of hours later. After landing, the 96 veterans of World War II and Korea saw the Iwo Jima Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the FDR Memorial. Here…
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LISTEN: Mayville, N.D, Golfer Who Made Ryder Cup Putt Got To Hang Out With European Players

CHASKA, Minn. — David Johnson, the Mayville, N.D., insurance agent who made the “Putt Heard ‘Round the World” at a Ryder Cup practice round Thursday, had an appearance on ESPN on Friday morning. He lowered his standards significantly by joining the “Mike McFeely Show” on 970 WDAY after that. He’s a fun guy. Listen here:…
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