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!
Someone Stole A Bridge… Don’t Worry It Wasn’t The One At Country Jam!
Some thieves in Pennsylvania have stolen a bridge! That's right an entire bridge--- Apparently the bridge is a little off of the beaten path and you can still see the marks where someone torched it off! Thankfully our beloved bridge outside of Three Forks is safe!
If Only Colleen Was This Talented!
This street performer is pretty good at playing two guitars, a harmonica, cymbals, and hula hooping. All at the same time! If Colleen could do this she wouldn't have to work at the radio anymore!
Homeowner Gets Noise Complaint Thanks To Singing Dog! [Video]
So you leave your house and run a few errands, when you return you have a noise complaint about your place. Hmmm What could be making all the noise? Let's set up a video camera and find out.
Get Your Dancing Shoes Ready!
Time for a little dancing! What kind of music do you like to dance to? A little country, rock, blues, maybe some of that hippity hoppity stuff? Whatever you like to dance to, make sure you have your little girl and your shoes ready! I will be playing all kinds of great music …
Grumpy Cat Might Get A Movie, Doesn’t Care If You See It…
The Grumpy Cat might be getting her own movie pretty soon. It seems all of this internet fame has made someone decide to put together a movie.
Seize The Deal And Fix Those Rock Chips For $25!
It's a way of life in Montana, between the farmers rolling in and out of fields and the fresh chipseal on the road, rock chips in your windshield start to multiply. Don't let those rock chips get out of control seize the deal and get 3 of them filled in for $25! That's a 50% sav…
I could Picture Colleen Driving This Smart Car! [Video]
Colleen loves smart cars and has always dreamed of having one. I found one of the coolest smart cars on the road... However I'm not sure it's qualified as a smart car anymore...
Cancer Survivor’s Day Celebration Tonight
Cancer survivors, their friends and family are welcome to celebrate life and wisdom, love and courage at this annual celebration.
BBQ In Support of Warriors & Quiet Waters This Weekend
Jake, Alex, and Orion look like your average high school students. They were given an assignment in their Government class to help out the community. So after a little thought they decided to help out Warriors & Quiet Waters. What they didn't expect was how big it woul…
Is the Human Race Getting Dumber?
If you ever look at the world around you and think... Are people getting dumber? Well the answer is not really surprising. A new study out of Europe has proved that we are getting dumber.
Is Drinking Coffee Healthy For You?
So, drinking a decent amount of coffee isn't all that bad for you... Sounds good to me! Poor me another cup. Come to find out, there is a healthy amount of coffee to drink per day, but be careful.... Don't drink too much coffee!
Blake Shelton Holds Benefit Concert For Moore, OK
Blake Shelton is using the power of country music to help the devastated victims of the Moore, OK tornado. Blake has teamed up with his wife Miranda Lambert, and friends Reba and Vince Gill. "Healing the Heartland: Relief Benefit Concert" will be broadcast on tele…