KFGO Owner Fires Wisconsin Radio Host For ‘Manner’ In Which He Covered Trump

A story out of Wisconsin is a bit chilling for radio talk-show hosts. And it has local ties because the station from which a host was fired is owned by the same company that owns Fargo-Moorhead news/talk station KFGO. Longtime conservative radio host Jerry Bader of WTAQ-AM in Green Bay was fired because, he says,…
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N.D. Republican Candidate Emineth Looks As A Tough As A Tissue

Gary Emineth, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate from North Dakota, is a godly man. Just ask him. He told Rob Port on 970 WDAY that he shared and liked Islamophobic social media posts because he’s a devout Christian. And besides, in his words, “so what?” “No big deal,” Emineth said. “I’m not stressed out over…
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PolitiFact Calls B.S. On ‘Heitkamp High-Fived’ Story Perpetuated By N.D. Right-Wing Media

PolitiFact is a project run by the Tampa Bay Times in which journalists from that newspaper and affiliated media fact-check claims and statements made by politicians and political media. It is generally viewed as independent, although it has detractors on both the left and right. The right, of course, is more critical because PolitiFact often…
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Clay County Sheriff Bergquist Will Not Seek Re-Election

MOORHEAD — Longtime Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist will not seek re-election. In an e-mail to staff, Bergquist said it’s time to enjoy “a slower pace of life and spending more time with my grandchildren, family and friends.” Bergquist plans an official announcement Wednesday. He declined an interview request on Tuesday morning. According to his…
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Moorhead’s Lanning Has A Piece Of This Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS — There are likely not more than a few people inside U.S. Bank Stadium today for Super Bowl LII who know the name Morrie Lanning. But walking around the concourse before the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots played, and seeing the biggest sporting event in the United States getting cranked up to full…
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