The Matt McNeil Show

The Matt McNeil Show

Monday-Friday 4PM-6PM

Matt McNeil is a proud Minnesotan, on live weekdays from 4pm to 6pm. 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 talking to the listeners.

Besides being on air, you can read his thoughts at the 'Progressive Citizen X' blog.

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 25, 2021

Upcoming unsettled weather; fisherman finds a submerged truck in a lake in Chisago County; Minnesota coronavirus update; are GOPers intentionally killing their own to make Biden look bad?; the effect of Sturgis on western South Dakota’s virus rates; the results of Dr. Osterholm’s visit with the Vikings yesterday; the Milk Crate Challenge!; the latest antics…

The Matt McNeil Show – August 24, 2021

Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts passes away at 80, with Matt’s recollections; COVID update; the latest developments on the Lazzaro case; update on the Greenwood Fire and several other fires now burning in the Superior National Forest; Brett Johnson stops by and then has his Tuesday conversation with Patrick Coolican from the Minnesota Reformer about…

Deloris Pringle with Matt – August 24, 2021

Deloris Pringle, trustee from the Penn Center in Beaufort, South Carolina joins Matt to discuss African-American history in South Carolina and the Penn Center’s role in preservation efforts. http://www.penncenter.com/

The Matt McNeil Show – August 23, 2021

Hour 1 segment 1: We start today’s show with Kris Ehresmann, director of the Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention, and Control Division at the Minnesota Department of Health. Matt and Kris discuss data on super spreader events like Sturgis, schools that have recently opened around the country having trouble with COVID, staying safe at the MN…

Matt McNeil Interviews Kris Ehresmann of the MN Dep. of Health

Matt speaks with Kris Ehresmann, director of the Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention, and Control Division at the Minnesota Department of Health. Matt and Kris discuss data on super spreader events like Sturgis, schools that have recently opened around the country having trouble with COVID, staying safe at the MN State Fair, Pfizer’s COVID vaccine getting…

The Matt McNeil Show – August 20, 2021

Jennifer Carnahan resigned as MN GOP chair late last night; Michelle MacDonald’s law license remains suspended as the state supreme court rejects a rehearing on the matter; possible rain overnight!; Matt recalls his story of going through a hurricane while living in Rhode Island; Matt goes in=depth on the Carnahan departure; Briana Biersbach reports on…

The Matt McNeil Show – August 19, 2021

Today’s Jennifer Carnahan updates; Matt notes the sad rise in drownings and motorcycle/ATV deaths this summer; Aaron Klemz, chief strategy officer with the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy joins Matt to discuss the latest on the PolyMet Mine developments; the Greenwood Lake fire update; today’s COVID update and Matt unloads on the continuing idiocy of…

Matt With Aaron Klemz – August 19, 2021

Aaron Klemz, chief strategy officer with the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy joins Matt to discuss the latest on the PolyMet Mine developments.

The Matt McNeil Show – August 18, 2021

Hour 1 segment 1: The Twins blow another lead. How dry Minnesota is compared to other states not experiencing as extreme of a drought. The Greenwood fire in northeastern Minnesota continues to burn uncontrollably. How Republicans use hyperbole to scare people when they don’t have an argument. Hour 1 segment 2: MN COVID-19 update. Hour…

Matt McNeil with Jeff Stein (8/18/21)

Jeff Stein joins to talk about the turbulent withdrawl of US troops from Afghanistan. What mistakes did previous presidents make in Afghanistan? Also as schools return to in person learning could they become super spreader events?