Dakota Spotlight is a collection of true stories from the upper midwestern United States.  

update April 1, 2020:  I’ve now joined forces with Forum Communications Company 

See all Dakota Spotlight articles at Forum Comm HERE

With a lens sharply focused on investigative journalism,  story-telling and a search for understanding, Dakota Spotlight was created as an alternative to other, ‘tabloid-like’ true crime projects and podcasts available elsewhere.

Season One, Victor Newberry is an exploration into what happened to Victor Newberry of Glen Ullin, North Dakota found dead next to his running pickup truck in December of 2014.  Listen to Season 1, Episode 1

Season Two,  ZEELAND, the Untold Story of Wade and Ellen Zick is a 7 part series about the lives and tragic murders of a North Dakota banker and his wife in rural ND in 1976.   Listen to Season 2, Episode 1

Season Three,  The house on Sweet and Seventh is a 6 part deep dive into a double homicide in Bismark ND and the behavior of a group of young people who supported the killers.    Listen to Season 3

Recent Press: Article at InForum/Fargo Forum

Three Ways to never miss out on future episodes, seasons, news and stories

I love audio storytelling.  The format is uniquely suited for telling the stories that I am most passionate about.

Engaging and Inspiring

I am passionate about this craft and dedicated to telling stories which are engaging and exciting, inspiring and entertaining.

Showcasing the Upper Midwest

Dakota Spotlight showcases the unique places, people and events which define life in the upper midwestern United States.

Asking Questions, Finding Answers

I am dedicated to these stories:  I ask questions and seek answers, I search and research, discover and uncover.

Dakota Spotlight is operated by me at Everything Midwestern LLC of North Dakota.