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.
The Truth About What Makes a Common Law Marriage in Montana
Don't be fooled by common misconceptions. Common law marriage in Montana doesn't have a specific duration requirement. Learn how intent and appearances are crucial for validation.
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.
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.
Are Montana Snowbirds Flocking to New Mexico?
New Mexico offers an attractive alternative to Arizona and Nevada for Montanans hoping to escape winter, seasonally or for good.
Wild Hostage Situation Earns Montana Trooper Highest Award
The quick response last spring by MHP Trooper Tafoya likely helped save many lives. He was recently honored with the agency's top award, the Medal of Valor.
Explore Montana’s Remote Petrified Forest This Summer
Montana's petrified forest is unique for a special reason. Some of the ancient tree trunks remain upright, frozen in time.
Montana Outdoors Road Trip: 20 Spots on the Bucket List
Time to plan your 2024 road trips. How many of these Montana bucket list spots have you visited?
Montana: Is Your Off-Road Toy on the Recall List?
Several Off-Highway Vehicles have been recently recalled for a variety of issues that can result in serious injury.
Blushing: 15 of the Naughtiest Sounding Streets in Montana
If you snicker to yourself when you see a street sign that sounds even vaguely suggestive, then read on. Montana has plenty of streets that can invoke... thoughts.