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I'm just a regular Minnesota guy that grew up on the north-side of the Cities (Fridley), spent some quality time at the U of M, chill on the weekends at the family cabin near Duluth, bleed Vikings purple, and miss the North Stars. I have a short attention span; and enjoy Pink Floyd, Johnny Cash, Zac Brown, 80s hair bands, coffee, beer, scotch, and long sunset walks on the beach. (One of those isn't true.) I'm a two-time cancer survivor now (Colorectal 2002, Kidney 2014), and know that life is damn short -- so by all means we should be playing as hard and as often as we can. I think that's it. (Did I mention that I have a short attention span?) Hit me up below on Facebook & Twitter.
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What Three Words Describe Your Memorial Day Weekend Ahead?

How lucky are we? Long weekend. Great forecast. Family & friends. And probably most important; freedom, thanks, and remembrance of those who gave their lives to make sure we could enjoy weekends like this. What three words describe your Memorial Day weekend ahead? Give us a call at 320-252-9897.

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Carrie Underwood Had A Third Nipple: Your Turn!

During the early years of ‘American Idol’ Carrie Underwood revealed that she once had an extra nipple. “It just looked like a mole,” she said. Years later we wonder if she wishes she hadn’t shared that nugget of knowledge, but she stepped up. Now it's your turn to reveal something most people don't know about you.

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What Are Central Minnesota’s Best Kept Secrets?

Today on the 98 Country Morning Show we're looking for your town's best kept secret. St. Cloud's little-know best place for breakfast? Best secret swimmin' hole in Little Falls? Favorite quiet little picnic spot in Sauk Rapids? Share away and we'll list 'em here.

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Where’s The Strangest Place You’ve Fallen In Love? [Listen]

In Keith Urban's 'Cop Car,' he sings about falling in love in the back of a cop car. It made us wonder, "Where's the strangest place that people have fallen in love?"  We didn't get any 'cop car' lovers, but we did get some good stories (including in a tow truck). Listen to the stories.

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Sunshine & Warmer Temps Just In Time For Memorial Day

Remember 16 straight days of rain in April? Remember -30˚ January temps? You might today, but by the end of the week those will be distant memories. The spring weather we've been denied up to this point, arrives today and should deliver plenty of warmth & sunshine right through Memorial Day weekend.

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Get To Know Pete & Cindy: Favorite Fast Food Menu Items [Answers]

In today's edition of 'Get To Know Pete & Cindy,' we're taking a look at our eating habits. The topic: What are our favorite fast food menu items? Guess one of my top-3, and one of Cindy's top-3; and you're the winner of a Subway sandwich platter & 98 Country shirt. See the wrong guesses (and the right answers) here.

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Woman Calls 911 Because Subway Used The Wrong Sauce [Listen]

I try to give humanity the benefit of the doubt, but every now & then something happens to remind me that I might be wrong. Yesterday a woman called 911 to report Subway for putting the wrong sauce on her pizza. I don't even know what to say. I guess a head shake is all I've got. Listen to the 911 audio.

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