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.
Prices are Dropping on 10 Popular Foods at Montana Grocery Stores
Food prices shot up quickly. Now, some staples are finally coming down in the West. Montanans can expect to save a little bit on these ten items at the grocery store.
America’s Worst Peanut Butter Brands are Sold in Montana
Everybody loves PB&J sandwiches. However, most brands of peanut butter are loaded with extra sugars and other unhealthy ingredients. Here are the worst offenders found on Montana grocery store shelves.
Billings Optimist Clubs Special Needs Kids Camp Seeks Critical Support
Be a part of something special by sponsoring or volunteering at the Optimist Children's Camp near Red Lodge this summer. Help create lasting memories and provide essential support for children with special needs in the Billings area.
What Are the Highest Elevation Interstate Passes in Montana?
Crossing Montana you'll gain around 4,000 feet in elevation driving from east to west. Here are the highest mountain passes you'll encounter on I-90, I-15, and I-94.
Hamburglar’s Road Trip: Montana, Vintage Muscle Car, and a Heist?
The 1970 'Burgercuda' muscle car is reportedly crossing the nation. Clues are its whereabouts are slim, but Hamburglar fans are hoping to spot the cool car cruising around Montana.
‘Huckleberry’ Wants to be YOUR Huckleberry for Life
Huckleberry, the lovable hound mix with a heart of gold, awaits a forever home at Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter.
One Great Reason for a Quick Trip to Bozeman this Weekend
Bozeman's Museum of the Rockies is a Montana treasure. If it's been a while since your last visit, here's some awesome stuff to check out at MOR Free Day, Feb 25.
The Most Plausible Explanation for Montana’s Mysterious 3-7-77?
The numbers 3-7-77 have been on Montana Highway Patrol vehicles since 1956, with a connection to the Montana Vigilantes. Are the numbers the dimensions for a grave? A secret Masonic meaning? Or something else?
How 10 Montana Small Towns Got Their Interesting Names
Miners, railroaders, trappers, and homesteaders all played a part in creating Montana's most unique town names.
Looking for Fantastic Fish Taco’s in Billings? Let’s Eat
Billings might be 800 miles from the nearest ocean, but that doesn't mean you can't find some ridiculously tasty fish tacos in the Magic City. Here are a few highly-rated favorites.
Montana Arsonist Faces 100 Years in Prison for 2021 Fires
The devastating fire near Flathead Lake in 2021 destroyed 14 homes and 17 structures, and forced mass evacuations in the region.
Lovely Montana Park on the Yellowstone Has a Dark Secret
Hundreds of German prisoners of war once called this Montana park home.