An Oklahoma state lawmaker has introduced a bill to establish a Bigfoot hunting season. The bill would require hunting licenses and comes with a $25,000 reward for capturing the mythical beast. The bill's intention is to increase tourism in the area.
I don't think crazy Bigfoot conspirators with firearms hunting a creature that doesn't exist is a great way to increase foot traffic...
A Minnesota nonprofit is helping law enforcement and military members and veterans with outdoor opportunities.
Hometown Hero Outdoors has provided more than 2,000 outdoor adventures for military and law enforcement members in the last three years to assist in healing and building healthy relationships as members integrate back into society.
The organization, which started in Minnesota has now expanded into 8 states.
This summer, the organization is planning on taking Arik Matson, a Waseca Police Officer who was shot in the head, to Alaska for a waterfowl Hunt.
“Hometown Hero Outdoors is putting together a special hunt to hunt, King Eider. Everything is going to be covered for him and it will be a fantastic experience and a way to give back to Officer Matson.”
The organization is currently raising funds to support the trip by selling #MatsonStrong t-shirts which are available at hometownhereooutdoors.org
Ten years ago today, skies darkened across the state in what would turn out to be one of the worst natural disasters in Minnesota history. 48 tornadoes, seven of them F3 or greater, swept across the state flattening houses, destroying buildings, uprooting trees and taking three lives.
Natalie was at her families cabin in Mentor, Zeke's sister was life-guarding at the pool in Wadena, Abby was travelling to Fargo. The Morning Carpool tells their stories this morning:
Comedian Michael Jr joins The Morning Carpool to talk about his new movie, Selfie Dad!
Known as one of today's most gifted comedians, Michael Jr. brings laughter and understanding to audiences all over the world. Michael got his start performing at the legendary Comedy & Magic Club in Hermosa Beach: home of Jay Leno and The Tonight Show. This outstanding performance led to Michael Jr. performing at the "Just for Laughs" comedy festival in Montreal where he became the first comedian to ever appear live via satellite on The Tonight Show which catapulted Michael's career.
Now, Michael Jr. tours the country using comedy to inspire audiences to activate their purpose and live a life fulfilled. His impactful delivery and versatility has landed him on The Tonight Show, The Late, Late Show, Oprah, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Comedy Central, TedX Talks and a keynote for Fortune 500 companies.
Michael has spent a significant portion of his career making laughter commonplace in uncommon places such as homeless shelters and prisons, in addition to empowering his audiences with an appearance in Sony Pictures' feature film War Room as well as starring roles in Selfie Dad, and More Than Funny,
Perham High alum Cory Hepola, who holds down 9-12 on 830 WCCO Radio in the Twin Cities, joins the Carpool to talk about the outdoor Perham graduation ceremony as well as the social issues, protests and riots happening in Minneapolis and across the country, and what we can do to start working for systemic change.
New York Times best-selling author Dr. Ian Smith joins the Carpool from Chicago this morning to talk about his new book, 'Mind Over Weight', and gives some motivation and weight-moderation tips during stay-at-home orders.
Kelley Earnhardt Miller is the daughter of Dale Earnhardt, the co-owner of JR Motorsports on the NASCAR Circuit, and has just released her first book. She joins the Carpool from her home in North Carolina this morning.
Abby works evenings at a local bar. Zeke's wife is a server at an area restaurant. Natalie managed a bar in college. How will the restaurant/bar closure affect the Morning Carpool and the rest of the Lakes Area?
Howie Mandel is next level when it comes to staying germ free. A new survey asked folks if we should abandon handshakes during COVID-19 season, and some helpful hand-washing tips from The Morning Carpool.