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News & Views with Joel Heitkamp is a multi-award winning program where Joel Heitkamp brings his common sense approach to the issues of the day. From politics to public service announcements and sports to government spending, there is a place in the conversation for everyone.

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    Jeffrey Powell wants to be the next ND Secretary of State

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 14:26


    09/23/22: Joel is joined in the studio by Jeffrey Powell, the Dem-NPL candidate running for ND Secretary of State. He currently works at Mayville State University and before that, worked at the University of North Dakota. You can learn more about Jeffrey's campaign here. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Medina Coffee with KFGO: Janet Well

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 16:06


    09/22/22: Joel is broadcasting from Medina for another Coffee with KFGO, and is joined by Janet Well. Janet is a former Medina teacher and knows everything there is to know about the town. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Morning sports and trivia live from Medina

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 28:28


    09/22/22: The KFGO team is at the Medina Cafe for another Coffee with KFGO. Joel is joined by Jack Michaels, Sarah Heinrich, and her husband, Richie Heinrich. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Kelly Krapu discusses regulations in the trucking industry

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 29:52


    09/21/22: Joel is joined by Kelly Krapu to talk about the trucking industry, specifically CDL licensing and marijuana usage. Kelly is the Director of Safety with True North Compliance Services, and has been working in the Transportation Industry for 13 years.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Week 2: Pick 'em or Stick 'em

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 15:11


    09/21/22: It's time for another week of "Pick em or Stick em." This week's crew consists of Joel Heitkamp, Jack Michaels, Rusty Halvorson, Too Tall Tom, and our guest picker, Gwen, also known as Abby's best friend. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Dina Butcher shares her family's Holocaust story

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 33:50


    09/20/22: Dina Butcher tells the story of her family's Holocaust experience and how some managed escaped Nazi Germany, and others were not as lucky. Joel and Dina also have a conversation regarding today's political climate, and what we should've learned from Nazi Germany. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Will Fargo get a new middle and high school?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 10:29


    09/20/22: Joel is joined by the President of the Fargo School Board, Dr. Tracie Newman. The student population is growing in Fargo, and the school board is considering building a new middle and high school to accommodate the growth. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Laurie Levenson on Mar-a-Lago and immigration

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 12:43


    09/20/22: Joel is joined by Laurie Levenson, a Professor of Law at Loyola Law, and has taught Evidence, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, White Collar Crime, Ethical Lawyering, and the Law and Advanced Trial Advocacy. She joins Joel to share her expertise on the special master in the Mar-a-Lago search, as well as regarding Governor DeSantis sending immigrants to Massachusetts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Steve Dorsey joins Joel to break down recent immigration news from Ron DeSantis

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 11:35


    09/19/22: Steve Dorsey is a CBS News Correspondent and Washington Executive Editor for CBS News Radio. He joins Joel on "News and Views" to talk about Governor Ron DeSantis sending immigrants from Texas to Massachusetts.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Rob Kupec shares his views on hot button issues

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 15:15


    09/16/22: Joel is joined by Rob Kupec, DFL-endorsed candidate for District 4 in the Minnesota State Senate. Joel has a conversation with Rob regarding his campaign and the top issues, including abortion, infrastructure, and worker shortages. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Arthur Kollie found guilty on all counts in killing of Jupiter Paulsen

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 11:42


    09/16/22: Ryan Younggren has worked as an Assistant Cass County State's Attorney since 2007 and is running for Cass County State's Attorney. He joins Joel on "News and Views" to talk about the case regarding the murder of Jupiter Paulsen. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Pam Anderson breaks down Burgum's childcare proposal

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 31:47


    09/16/22: State Representative Pam Anderson joins Joel Heitkamp on "News and Views" to have a conversation regarding Governor Burgum's recent childcare proposal. Representative Anderson has worked pushed for childcare bills each session, and shares what she likes and dislikes about this proposal. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    History Lesson with Bill Anderson

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 16:39


    09/16/22: Joel is joined again by Bill Anderson to learn about past Presidents, and what they worked on after their presidencies. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Live at Big Iron with EPA Agriculture Advisor, Rod Snyder

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 15:30


    09/15/22: Joel is broadcasting from Big Iron, and is joined by Rod Snyder, the EPA's Agriculture Advisor. Rod, Joel, and Sarah Heinrich have a conversation regarding the Inflation Reduction Act, rural agriculture, and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Pick 'em or Stick 'em: Week 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 15:11


    09/15/22: Get ready for another week of NFL football! This week's group for "Pick 'em or Stick 'em" consists of Joel Heitkamp, Rusty Halvorson, Sarah Heinrich, Derek Hanson, and our guest picker being Cody Cashman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Governor Burgum explains his childcare proposal

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 17:13


    09/15/22: Joel is joined by Governor Burgum on "News and Views" to talk about his childcare proposal, a recent audit regarding child abuse, and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    FSA Administrator, Zach Ducheneaux, joins Joel at Big Iron

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 11:00


    09/14/22: Zach Ducheneaux joins Joel on "News and Views" while broadcasting from Big Iron at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds. Zach Ducheneaux was appointed Administrator for USDA's Farm Service Agency on February 22, 2021.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Bill Werner breaks down the MN nurses' strike and Mike Lindell news

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 28:24


    09/14/22: Bill Werner is an anchor and political reporter at the Minnesota News Network, and has been MNN's Capitol correspondent for 22-plus years. He joins Joel to talk about the nursing strike in Minnesota, the FBI seizing Mike Lindell's cell phone, and more.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    ND Child Care Action Alliance on Burgum's new investment proposal

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 7:37


    09/14/22: Erin Laverdure is a member of the ND Child Care Action Alliance and co-founder of the child care co-op in Hazen. She joins Joel on "News and Views" to talk about Governor Burgum's investment proposal to improve child care in North Dakota. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Congressman Armstrong addresses abortion, college debt, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 17:49


    09/13/22: Joel is joined by Congressman Kelly Armstrong for their monthly KFGO conversation. They talk about the November election and his opponent, abortion, college debt relief, and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Vikings Home Opener with Chris Hawkey

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 15:44


    09/09/22: Joel Heitkamp and Jack Michaels are joined by Chris Hawkey ahead of the Vikings home opener game against the Green Bay Packers. Chris is a co-host for the Power Trip Morning Show on KFAN in Minneapolis. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Vikings Home Opener with Ben Leber

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 13:47


    09/09/22: Joel is joined by Ben Leber on "News and Views" to talk about the Vikings season and what to expect from their first game. Ben is the sideline reporter for the MN Vikings and former 10 year NFL linebacker whom played for the San Diego Chargers ('02-'05), Minnesota Vikings ('06-'10), and St. Louis Rams (2011).See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Minnesota Vikings Foundation works to combat food insecurity

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 7:51


    09/09/22: Brett Taber is the Vice President of Social Impact at the MN Vikings. He joins Joel on "News and Views" to talk about the Vikings Table Food Truck and Minnesota Vikings Foundation, and the work they're doing in the community. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Why did Trump take the top-secret documents to Mar-a-Lago?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 15:28


    09/08/22: Joel is joined by Dakota Rudesill  to talk about the Mar-a-Lago search, and what could happen to Donald Trump after taking hundreds of top-secret documents. Dakota is an Associate Professor of Law at Ohio State University, and specializes in legislation and national security law and policy. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Term limits will appear on the November ballot in ND

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 26:46


    09/08/22: Rick Becker is a State Representative running for US Senate as an Independent, and is one of the sponsors for the ballot measure to implement term limits. He joins Joel on "News and Views" to talk about that measure, as well as his campaign for US Senate. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Week 1 of Pick em or Stick em

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 14:07


    09/08/22: We have a full room for our first week of "Pick 'em or Stick 'em," including Joel, Too Tall Tom, Rusty, Jack, and our guest picker being Brad Thom, the President of the Fargo Moorhead RedHawks. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Katrina Christiansen answers your questions on KFGO

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 31:08


    09/07/22: Joel is joined by US Senate candidate, Katrina Christiansen, to get an update on her campaign. She's the Dem-NPL-endorsed candidate, and has a conversation with Joel about insulin, her goals for the office, and answers texts and calls from our listeners. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Heading back to school in West Fargo

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 14:23


    09/07/22: Joel is joined by West Fargo Superintendent, Beth Slette, to have a conversation about on enrollment numbers, school safety, teacher recruitment, and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Chief Zibolski addresses shooting of Shane Netterville

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 14:44


    09/06/22: Joel is joined by the Fargo Police Chief, Dave Zibolski in the KFGO studio to have a conversation regarding the shooting of Shane Netterville and the recent news conference on the case. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Back to school with Dr. Lunak of Moorhead

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 12:35


    09/06/22: Joel is joined by Dr. Brandon Lunak, the current superintendent of Moorhead Area Public Schools. They have a conversation about enrollment numbers, the MHS Career Academy, and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Mark Haugen suspends his campaign for U.S. House

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 9:56


    09/05/22: Joel is joined by Mark Haugen after he suspended his campaign for US Congress. He was the endorsed Dem-NPL candidate and suspended his campaign after Miss America Cara Mund's decision to enter the race.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Dr. Thomas Johnson and Cally Musland talk about the political discourse

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 14:40


    09/02/22: Dr. Thomas Johnson is a Political Science and History Professor at the University of Jamestown. He joins Cally Musland-Peterson on "News and Views" to have a conversation about the cost of an education, political discourse, workforce shortages, and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Learn about Labor Day with Landis Larson

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 15:01


    09/02/22: Guest-host and former "News and Views" producer, Cally Musland-Peterson, is joined in the studio by Landis Larson. Landis is the President of the ND AFL-CIO, and talks about labor unions, Labor Day, workers, and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Rural Development with Lori Capouch and Cally Musland

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 14:08


     09/02/22: Cally Musland-Peterson, former "News and Views" producer, is guest-hosting and is joined by Lori Capouch, the rural development director with NDAREC. Cally and Lori talk about rural workers, the RAD cooperative, child care, and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Dave Hatfield: I Am Not A Grasshopper

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 14:39


    09/01/22: Mike Seminary, former Mayor and current guest-host for Joel, is joined by Dave Hatfield. Dave wrote the book, I Am Not A Grasshopper: A True Story of Love Overcoming Hate, and joins Mike to talk about the book and how he wrote it. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Mike Seminary and Andrew Jason discuss Grand Farm

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 16:23


    09/01/22: We have the former Mayor of Bismarck, Mike Seminary, filling in for Joel, and he is joined by Andrew Jason, the Ecosystems Director for Grand Farm. They talk about the work that Grand Farm does, and the recent announcement regarding a partnership between NDSU, USDA and Grand Farm.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    A conversation between Jane Schuh and Mike Seminary

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 16:27


    09/01/22: Guest host, Mike Seminary, is joined by Jane Schuh, the Director of Special Initiatives for NDSU Ag. They have a conversation about farm research, a recent announcement made by Senator Hoeven at NDSU, and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Kent Eken wants to keep the trees along Highway 34

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 14:10


    08/31/22: Minnesota State Senator Kent Eken is speaking up after MNDOT announced a plan to move forward on a tree removal project along the Highway 34 Lakes Country Scenic Byway. He joins Joel on "News and Views" to talk about this, as well as the upcoming November elections. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Trooper Talk before Labor Day weekend

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 31:48


    08/31/22: Sgt. Jesse Grabow of the Minnesota State Patrol and North Dakota Highway Patrol Captain Bryan Niewind join Joel in the studio for another "Trooper Talk." They take calls and answer your texts, and talk about speeding, investigations after an accident, driving in difficult conditions, and more.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Drew Wrigley comments after Shane Netterville news conference

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 28:48


    08/31/22: Joel is joined by the North Dakota Attorney General, Drew Wrigley, to have a conversation about his recent news conference regarding the death of Shane Netterville. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    A close perspective of the Shane Netterville shooting

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 18:19


    08/30/22: Wess Philome, a family friend of the Nettervilles, joins Joel in the studio today to talk about Shane Netterville. Shane was shot on July 8 after officers were called because three men appeared to be dead inside of a van in a garage. When officers arrived, they found three people in a van that was earlier reported stolen and which had a gunshot in the windshield. Wess and Joel talk about the shooting itself, and the recent press conference with Attorney General, Drew Wrigley, and Fargo Police Chief, Dave Zibolski. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    What does Tracy Potter think of Governor Burgum's tax plan?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 13:50


    08/30/22: North Dakota State Senator, Tract Potter, joins Joel to talk about a recent press release of his regarding Governor Burgum's plan to lower taxes.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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