THE FISHING REPORT: Greg Lotysz & Bruce Nelson

Bruce Nelson

Friday, June 09 2017, Hour 2

Summer is here and fishing on the Red River is in full swing.  Bruce Nelson joins us to bring us up to date on the latest news from the Red River Valley Catfish Club, their  leagues and robust level of participation they’re experiencing this year.

Red River and Devils Lake fisherman Greg Lotysz talks pointers for fathers to get their kids fishing which can be a lifelong hobby.

Let’s talk fishing!  Great stuff from two local fishermen and community leaders.

Greg Lotysz

RETIREMENT UPDATE: Ryan Bakken

Ryan Bakken
Grand Forks Herald

Ever wonder what veteran Herald writer Ryan Bakken is doing these days?  We catch up with him and talk about the future of the newspaper business and the work he’s proudest relative to The Flood of 1997.

Ryan also updates us on his daughter Andrea who we all came to know via his periodic columns about her and her life.

 

THE FARM REPORT & OTHER STUFF: Ross Pape

Ross Pape is a third generation farmer in East Grand Forks and a former U.S. Army SGT with two combat tours in Iraq… he  joins the program to to talk conditions in the fields this week and other ag related news.

Additionally, we’ll continue this weeks mental health discussion with Ross who has much experience in that area as a combat veteran.

THOUGHTS ON AMAZING GRAINS CLOSING & BUSINESS IN DOWNTOWN GRAND FORKS: John Holth

John Holth, co-owner of The Toasted Frog, joins the program to discuss business downtown after the announcement last week that Amazing Grains would close.

Holth also discusses the importance of the upcoming vote on Arbor Park and continuing to increase the number of dwelling units in downtown Grand Forks and definitely sees a link between more people downtown and more profitability for business.