In Defense Of Public Education In The Face Of Criticism From Trump Administration

Education Minnesota president Denise Specht joined the program to talk about the comments made by a Trump administration official that after-school programs and reduced lunch programs don’t show any results, so they must be cut. Also, signs of spring; Grand Forks Herald sportswriter Brad Schlossman previewing the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team’s upcoming…
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Trump’s Budget Director Is Wrong: Meals On Wheels Shows Results Every Day

President Donald Trump’s budget director, Mick Mulvaney, provided a window into the administration’s priorities Thursday when he was asked about deep cuts in funding for federal Community Block Development Grants, which some states use to provide funding for Meals on Wheels. That’s the program that provides warm, nutritious meals to more than 2.4 million elderly…
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Is Meals On Wheels Showing Results Locally?

Local Meals on Wheels director Brian Arett joined the program today to give some facts and figures on whether the program is “showing results.” President Trump’s budget director says the program isn’t and that’s why some funds were cut in the proposed budget. Also, North Dakota Rep. Ron Guggisberg talks about the state’s budget mess;…
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Is Trump Crazy, Or Crazy Like A Fox With His Failing Travel Bans?

Host Mike McFeely gets some angry phone calls from listeners who love President Trump. Also, a discussion of good bars that no longer exist in Fargo-Moorhead; WDAY-TV Channel 6 reporter Kevin Wallevand talks about his cool sandhill crane story; and Grand Forks Herald sportswriter Wayne Nelson previews UND’s game in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.

Dom Izzo Breaks Down The Class B Boys Basketball Tournament, And N.D. Remains Stuck In The 1950s

WDAY-TV’s Dom Izzo opens the program with a breakdown of the North Dakota Class B boys basketball tournament that begins Thursday. Also, NDSU political science professor Thomas Ambrosio explains Dutch, Holland and the Netherlands; Minnesota Twins play by play man Dick Bremer with his weekly appearance; and some fascinating sound of North Dakota State Sen.…
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