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!
The Grammy Awards Playlist— I Don’t Like Their Album…
The 55th Annual Grammy Awards are coming up on February 10th. Every year they come out with an album that is the supposed playlist of the year. As a country music fan I think they definitely missed a few artists and songs. Check out the 'playlist' inside.
Drive Thru Invisible Driver Prank [Video]
This guy really thinks out his pranks. I wish I had time for something like this. Check out the video for a few laughs!
Inflatable Ball, With Two People In It, Rolls Down A Mountain [Video]
I'm sure it seemed like a good idea at first... A couple of guys over in Russia get in an inflatable ball and roll down a pretty big hill. Well the ball takes a turn and heads down a mountain!
Should There Be Playoffs In College Football? [Poll]
After the lopsided game last night many people believe there needs to be a playoff system for College Football. What do you think? Take the poll inside and let us know!
KPRK Bridge East Of Livingston Closed For 9 Months
The Bridge East of Livingston, known as the KPRK bridge, will be closed for the next 9 months starting today. Sletten Construction will be holding public meetings to let the public know about the progress of the project.
Artist Paints Her Friends— No She Actually Paints Them! [Video]
Alexa Meade is a 24 year old artist who instead of just painting on a canvas, paints on a person to make a 3D object look 2D. I know it sounds a little confusing, Watch the video and you will understand what I'm saying.
Drunk Driver Crash Caught On [Video]
There is no reason to drink and drive. And the video of this person is yet another reminder that there are idiots at all times of the day.
Relighting History- The Baxter Hotel Sign Ready To Shine Again
I've lived in Bozeman since 2007 and always thought that the Baxter Hotel sign was awesome. But I never understood why it wasn't lit up. Well that is about to change! The tallest building in Bozeman will be shinning bright again soon.
Public Meeting For Yellowstone River Bridge Construction. N.E. of Livingston.
Road Construction is a part of life in Montana. It's either Winter or road construction season. There is a big project that is underway just outside of Livingston. The bridge that crosses the Yellowstone River Northeast of Livingston is going to be under construction in the up…
Blood Drive Today— Help Save A Life!
United Blood Services is where our local blood comes from. If you are in an accident or need blood at the Hospital, it comes from United Blood Services. Donating blood could possibly save multiple lives. There is a blood drive today from 1 - 4:30 today so get signed up and save a l…
Caught On Camera— Criminals Break Into Home [Video]
So what exactly happens when criminals break into a house? Do they ransack the place really fast and then get out, or take there time and get caught on camera? Check out the video of a few criminals in Raleigh, NC as they rob a home for the holidays.
Figure Skating Lessons For The Kids
The Bozeman Parks & Recreation Department and the Bozeman Figure Skating Club are excited to announce new after-school figure skating lessons at the Bogert Pavilion ice rink!