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Mike Seminary & Friends

Storytelling Podcasts

Join Mike and his friends as they discuss ways to make a positive impact in this world, the pursuit of dreams and many more topics.

Join Mike and his friends as they discuss ways to make a positive impact in this world, the pursuit of dreams and many more topics.

Location:

United States

Description:

Join Mike and his friends as they discuss ways to make a positive impact in this world, the pursuit of dreams and many more topics.

Language:

English

Contact:

701-566-9581


Episodes

New Year Resolutions

1/12/2022
You will love this couple! Arnie and Sigrid talk about health struggles, marathons, supporting each other, running a business and more. They'll even give you tips for your New Year resolutions!

Duration:01:03:10

Lifelong Friend and Renaissance Man

1/5/2022
My friend James and I reminisce about our musical 'abilities' and you'll hear about some of the cool things he's done since leaving Fargo.

Duration:00:57:10

Creative Genius

12/29/2021
David Hanson has used his artistic gifts in many ways - creating music, photography and more. Hear how he has worked with some of the biggest names in music and created some memorable advertising slogans.

Duration:00:55:20

Chief Justice, North Dakota Supreme Court

12/22/2021
My friend Gerald VandeWalle has been in the North Dakota Supreme Court for over 40 years and he served as the Chief Justice for 26 of those.

Duration:00:44:31

President, CEO, Publisher

12/15/2021
Forum Communications is a multi-media company that started as one newspaper in Fargo, ND. Bill Marcil Jr., 5th generation owner, talks about the incredible changes he has seen over the years and how he is always thinking about 'what is next.'

Duration:00:59:40

Mind Shift

12/8/2021
You will love this story of how a father, who desperately wanted his autistic son to live a 'normal' life, started a non-profit that helps employ hundreds of people on the autism spectrum.

Duration:00:57:35

From Fighting Fires to Addressing Human Trafficking

12/1/2021
Than Baardson is the CEO and Co-Founder of Unseen, a nonprofit that accelerates the fight against human trafficking and its root causes. It's not a pretty topic, but one that must be heard.

Duration:00:49:30

Adventure Seeker and TV Broadcasting Legend

11/24/2021
This week you'll hear how Cliff Naylor worked his way into telling stories about some of the coolest places in North Dakota.

Duration:01:01:28

Journalist since 1964

11/17/2021
I had a great conversation with sports journalist and author Jeff Kolpack. He has written two books, just wrapped up a new one, 'COVID Kids', documenting the pandemic and what kids had to go through, especially those playing sports.

Duration:00:55:30

In Service to Country and All

11/10/2021
I get to chat with a childhood friend about his police and military service as well as the times God was really watching over him.

Duration:00:53:44

Marathon in all 50 States

11/3/2021
What would possess someone just diagnosed with ALS to set a goal of 'running' in a marathon in all 50 states? How about to raise money for ALS research AND to live longer than the five years her doctors gave her? Listen as Andrea shares her remarkable story.

Duration:00:54:54

While the Windmill Watched

10/27/2021
Jackie and Janine share a few fun stories from the 1950s in rural North Dakota. They even have a You Tube channel - the 1950s Fun Chat! Learn how to order the book at mikeseminary.com.

Duration:00:59:16

Hockey, It Runs in the Family

10/20/2021
How does someone who has traveled the world playing hockey end up as a hockey coach in Bismarck, North Dakota? Hear Mario's journey and also some great words of wisdom in this week's episode.

Duration:00:59:59

Cowboy, Author, Renaissance Man, Beer Drinker and Dancer

10/13/2021
You'll be able to tell that Mike Thompson gets a lot of enjoyment out of life. He served his country for 42 years in various branches of the military and lives on the Laughing Horse Ranch in Texas. He is still not sure what he wants to be if he grows up.

Duration:00:50:50

Business owner, philanthropist and all-in community builder

10/6/2021
John Stern learned how to sell clothing and the importance of investing in your community from his grandfather and father. Helping others became a family tradition.

Duration:00:57:22

Learning starts when you’re in it

9/29/2021
Rebecca is working to transform and grow not only her small town of Oakes, North Dakota, but the region surrounding it. Leading by example, she has purchased a building her grandparents bought exactly 40 years before she signed the papers, providing a co-working space and more.

Duration:01:00:59

Small town boy with major league vision

9/22/2021
Once he decided the implement business wasn't in his future, Eric Hardmeyer found that the banking business was. Working his way up at the Bank of North Dakota, he held the President and CEO position for over 20 years, retiring in July. Episode 35

Duration:01:03:47

Entrepreneur, Connector and All-in Community Leader

9/15/2021
Like a lot of people, Jonathan Holth worked in the restaurant industry growing up. Unlike a lot of people he then decided to start a restaurant, which has since expanded across North Dakota and caused a lot of people to go crazy for deep-fried pickles.

Duration:00:58:02

Shadowcatcher

9/8/2021
My friend Shane Balkowitsch was searching for his place in the universe. He has found it, and more. This oncology nurse turned successful business owner has become a renowned wet plate photographer with works in 32 museums around the globe.

Duration:01:09:15

Journalist, Reporter and Award-Winning Author

9/1/2021
Not a fan of baseball? That's ok. Larry Tye's book on Satchel Paige is about way more than baseball and he has some great stories to tell. Learn about Satchel's time in Bismarck, North Dakota, his incredible pitching arm and more.

Duration:00:59:38