Born in Iowa, Michael became a Montanan in his early teens when his family moved to the Gallatin Valley. Foth -rhymes with both - started his broadcast career while in high school, working part-time at an AM religious station in Belgrade. Over the years, his work path allowed him opportunities in Salt Lake City, Denver, and southern Minnesota. Michael returned to the airwaves in Billings in 2005 and has been with Townsquare Media, Billings since 2017. Interests: reading (mostly fiction), history, gardening, cooking, fishing, motorcycles, playing blackjack, and hanging out with his family. Favorite foods: smoked meats, steak, seafood, thin-crust pizza. Movies he's watched more than 10 times: Family Vacation, Happy Gilmore, Tommy Boy. Ideal vacation: Any place with a beach, pool, and palm trees. Favorite part of this job: Everyone has a unique story, and Michael loves finding those interesting stories and sharing them with our listeners and readers. Music: A rocker at heart, Michael enjoys all styles of music from classic country to pop. Personal stuff: "#Dad Life" is what it's all about for Michael. Married since 2010, he has three older step-kids and two younger girls who have him completely wrapped around their fingers. Three dogs and a cat round out their household.
This Poisonous Montana Weed Can Result in a Very Bad Day
Here's your friendly reminder to stay as far away as possible from poison hemlock. It's a nasty plant, and it can be found statewide.
The Pain is Real. Montana Rent Increases a Whopping 42% Since 2020
We knew rents were getting high around here, but this is nuts! Only two states saw a larger increase in rental prices.
Yes, Montana Landowners Can Put a Fence Across a River
A picture shared this week on social media of a barbed wire fence strung across a popular river in Montana was generating passionate comments. Like it or not, fences over rivers on private property are not illegal.
Yes, Driving Too Slowly in the Fast Lane in Montana is Illegal
Regardless of the laws... if you want to drive slow, for the love of God, please stay in the right-hand lane on the interstate. And if you're jamming up traffic on a two-lane PULLOVER. Literally, everyone thanks you.
Five Charming Montana VRBO’s WAY Off the Beaten Path
No crowds, no traffic, no pretentious restaurants or gentrified condos... If you're looking for relaxation and wide-open spaces, check out these off-the-beaten-path Montana vacation rentals.
The Most Dangerous Time and Day to Drive in Montana is Surprising
It's not when the bars close, nor is it in the middle of the winter. NHTSA data reveals which month, time, and day are the deadliest times on Montana roads.
How Would Montanans Survive an EMP Attack? Expert Chimes In
We caught up with New York Times Best Selling author William R. Forstchen, Ph.D. to get his take on how Montana might survive an EMP.
Have You Been to All 13 of Montana’s Highest Elevation Towns?
Insert your favorite weed pun - here - but these are the highest (elevation) communities in Montana, all at least 6,000 feet above sea level.
Fewer than 300 Exist in Lower 48 States. Two New Babies at ZooMontana
Two wolverine kits were born on January 31st at the Zoo, and they are adorable.
If Doomsday Hits, Are Montanans Prepared? Survey Says YES
We've always been fairly independent and self-reliant in Montana, but prepping is on the rise. In fact, nearly 50% of Montanans say they're survivalists.