Your XL Country Afternoon host is a born and raised Montanan, a Marine Corps Veteran, and a Bobcat! Russell grew up in far eastern Sidney, Montana also known as "Almost North Dakota!" In 1999 he moved to Great Falls, Mt where he graduated from GFHS in 2003. After graduation he enlisted in the Marine Corps. Russell had a successful four years in the Marines, but decided after his third tour in Iraq that he wanted to go to college. So at the end of his enlistment he moved to Bozeman. Since in Bozeman hes been a somewhat typical college kid...Changing his major a couple times... almost getting his degree... drinking... floating... camping... Skiing ... working three jobs at once... and most importantly loving his wife Shayla!
Joe Biden Says Shotguns Are Easier To Shoot Than AR-15s [Video]
Vice President Joe Biden had a few words to say about how to properly defend your home if you have an intruder. I know this was a few weeks ago now but someone has compiled a video of women shooting shotguns vs. a woman shooting an AR-15. Whether you are for or against gun control... The…
Museum Of The Rockies Taylor Planetarium Reopens.
The Museum of the Rockies is one of those places that I don't go to often enough. It is an absolutely amazing place filled with Dinosaurs, regional history, and ever changing exhibits. The newly renovated Taylor Planetarium is opening back up on Saturday March 2nd. Find out ho…
Vaportini— The New Way To Consume Alcohol
Vaportini is an apparently legal, and new way to consume alcohol. You heat up and inhale the alcohol through a glass straw. I know that sounds a little scary. Check out how it works.
The Taylor Swift & Justin Bieber Goat Remix (Hilarious[Video])
I'm new to the screaming goat trend... This is by far the best/only Justin Bieber Video I have ever seen!
Easton Corbin- ‘All Over The Road’ [Video]
It looks like Easton Corbin has a pretty rough life. Making music videos with gorgeous women... check out Easton's latest music video.
‘Your Child Has Cancer’— What Would You Do?
With St. Jude a little over a week away we are looking forward to an amazing couple of days here at XL. Some say it's hard to listen... It's hard to tune in and hear all the sad stories. Well, that's why we do it, why we work so hard to help raise as much money as possible…
Why You Need To Be An XL VIP! You Could Meet Tim Mcgraw!
Being a VIP at Xlcountry.com has it's perks. A LOT of them too! Where else can you get entered for as many prizes and never pay a dime?
Benefit Concert For Sue Olson Today– Live Music.
Three bands are taking over the Eagles Lodge this afternoon for a benefit concert and party. Sgt. Rock, Jamelution, and the Saddle Tramps will be rocking starting at 2:00pm.
How Fast Is A Grizzly Bear In The Wild— This Fast! [Video]
I've always thought that I would be fast enough to get my bear spray or a pistol out if a Grizzly was charging me.... This video makes me second guess myself.
Winter Weather Advisory Starting Today
The Winter Weather Advisory for snow... and blowing snow is now in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 5 PM MST Saturday.
How To: Burn Your Hair Off [Video]
Well the title pretty much says it all. I have no idea how curling irons work but i'm pretty sure something went wrong.
Fire Jugglers, Tarot Cards, & Jesters— BIG Mardi Gras Gala
Big Brothers Big Sisters is having their annual Gala, and this year is looking to be one of the best yet. It has a Mardi Gras theme so this means there will be beads, masks, and entertainment! But most importantly, it is a night to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Gallatin Cou…