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Matt McNeil is a proud Minnesotan, on live weekdays from 3pm to 4pm on AM950. Matt has been living most of his life in the state of his birth. He's a husband, a father of three, a veteran, and a broadcaster. He's worked in radio for over 25 years, starting with Armed Forces Radio in Nuremberg, Germany. He currently lives in Hopkins. On his show Matt talks politics from a Democrat/Progressive perspective, but he'll also venture into parenting, religion, entertainment, sports, gardening, business, cooking, and many other subjects. He interviews politicians, political insiders, authors, pundits, entertainers, and artists, and loves...

The Matt McNeil Show – May 10, 2021
Yesterday at 11:10 PM

Matt and Patrick talk movies and TV; COVID report; state legislature update with marijuana and clean cars; the continued pandemic of mass shootings in this country and how it pushes white narrative; the lack of empathy in Republican circles; how to better manage our public safety departments with splitting the police into multiple departments for…


The Matt McNeil Show – May 7, 2021
Last Friday at 11:09 PM

The bell and wheel allegedly stolen from a military memorial and given to Minnetonka High School will be given back to the Minneapolis Parks Board; virus; grand jury indicts the four Floyd officers; racist policing continues in Minneapolis; Paul Bunyan’s arm broken in Bemidji; Rep. Kaohly Her joins Brett to discuss the winding-down but heating-up…


Sven Sundgaard with Matt – May 6, 2021
Last Thursday at 11:15 PM


The Matt McNeil Show – May 6, 2021
Last Thursday at 11:11 PM

Matt recaps his recent days; Gov. Walz announces an upcoming end to all state-mandated COVID restrictions; the bell and the wheel at Minnetonka High School, revisited; bald eagles shot in northern Minnesota, reward offered; Republicans in the state senate go hard-line on the state budget out of desperation; Sven Sundgaard joins the show to discuss…


The Matt McNeil Show – May 5, 2021
Last Wednesday at 11:11 PM

Todd Mikkelson is in for Matt. The messes left by the Trump administration and how well Biden has cleaned them up; Todd speaks to State Sen. Erin Murphy; state Republicans go hard-line to stop the clean cars act and get Walz to end his emergency powers; what are the Republicans even trying to do in…


Todd Mikkelson With Erin Murphy – May 5, 2021
Last Wednesday at 9:57 PM


The Matt McNeil Show – May 4, 2021
05/04/2021

Brett Johnson fills in for Matt today. We cover the Republican controlled state Senate making a budget offer filled with poison pills to the DFL controlled house. We also are joined by Patrick Coolican of the Minnesota Reformer talking about news at the legislature and how the 2022 race for Governor is shaping up. And…


The Matt McNeil Show – May 3, 2021
05/03/2021

Hour 1 segment 1: Matt is unexpectedly back today from what was supposed to be a scheduled hip surgery last week and he’ll explain why (hint: bureaucracy in our private healthcare system). Hour 1 segment 2: Matt continues talking about the circumstances around his delayed hip surgery and the issues of having a profit based…


The Matt McNeil Show – April 30, 2021
04/30/2021

Todd Mikkelson fills in for Matt today. Todd starts out discussing Joe Biden’s speech to Congress earlier this week; State Rep. Kelly Morrison speaks with Todd; police reform and the challenges it faces in the state legislature; Plymouth school shooting update; State Sen. Susan Kent speaks with Todd; discussing some of the hot topics of…


Todd Mikkelson With Susan Kent – April 30, 2021
04/30/2021


Todd Mikkelson With Kelly Morrison – April 30 2021
04/30/2021


The Matt McNeil Show – April 29, 2021
04/29/2021

Hour 1 segment 1: The owner of The Interchange Wine & Coffee Bistro in Albert Lea, Lisa Hanson, who illegally defied Governor Tim Walz’s emergency orders, is holing a rally on Saturday with a few GOP members of the MN legislature. This while Hanson is actually a wanted fugitive. Hour 1 segment 2: The MN…


Matt McNeil with Sven Sundgaard (4/29/21)
04/29/2021

Meteorologist Sven Sundgaard of Bring Me the News joins to talk about how young owls grow up (and sometimes fall from trees), loons in Wisconsin falling out of the sky because their wings were freezing, when we can expect a consistent warm up in Minnesota and more!


The Matt McNeil Show – April 28, 2021
04/28/2021

Healthcare/Republican economic failures; racist prom proposal in Big Lake; it’s a Jeff Stein Wednesday; bear on the loose in Woodbury; update from the Albert Lea bistro shenanigans; Brainerd man sentenced in riots from last spring; Sen. Joni Ernst seems to think some interesting things are in the Biden infrastructure plan; Chauvin juror speaks out; Brooklyn…


Jeff Stein with Matt – April 28, 2021
04/28/2021


The Matt McNeil Show – April 27, 2021
04/27/2021

Matt and Patrick talk antiques and collectibles; Lakeville woman murders her fiancee’s dog; redistricting; Derek Chauvin kneed on a teenager for 17 minutes in an old incident; Officer Kim Potter update; caller wonders if Chauvin’s actions could create grounds for appeal for criminals convicted on his reports; Albert Lea wine bar owner update; Patrick Coolican’s…


The Matt McNeil Show – April 26, 2021
04/26/2021

Matt discusses the Oscars from last night and the films he saw relating to them; how Matt thinks Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom can help white Americans; Corinna Turbis of the Data Foundation joins Matt to discuss the congressional changes as a result of the Census; Stillwater correctional officer placed on leave after wife hurls racial…


Corinna Turbes with Matt – April 26, 2021
04/26/2021


The Matt McNeil Show – April 23, 2021
04/23/2021

Matt discusses his upcoming surgery; discussing the merits of Chauvin’s likely appeal of the guilty verdict; State GOP cancels public hearings on police reform and moves them behind closed doors; how the media has dropped the ball on holding sides equally accountable; more from the Cook News Herald; Brett is joined by Will Stancil to…


The Matt McNeil Show – April 22, 2021
04/22/2021

Has Bob Kroll quietly resurfaced after three months out of the news? Matt investigates; Chauvin alternate juror speaks out in favor of the guilty verdict; Santita Jackson of the Morning Drive joins the show; Roger Chamberlain’s alleged white power hand gesture; the rise and organization of QAnon; Sven Sundgaard makes his Thursday visit to discuss…