Williston, North Dakota’s Major Tie To The Denver Broncos
Are you excited? Football season has already kicked off, isn't that hard to believe?
That is easily one of my favorite times of the year when the weather starts getting cooler, and I start breaking out my sweatshirts. The talk of another promising Minnesota Vikings season and whether they will find themselves playing in the Super Bowl - hey one can only dream, right? Well, imagine this, taking a road trip just 218 miles away and watching a Professional National Football team play, right here in North Dakota!
How does this sound, the Williston Broncos...
Time goes by so fast, you blink an eye and pre-season football games have already begun, as a matter of fact, our sister station SuperTalk 1270 AM KLXX is carrying the Denver Broncos games, or should I say one day very soon it could be the Williston Broncos! Check out what just recently happened - According to cbsnews.com "The record $4.65 billion sale of the Denver Broncos to Walmart heir Rob Walton and his daughter and son-in-law was unanimously approved Tuesday by NFL owners, the expected final step in the transfer from the family of the late Pat Bowlen"
So what does this have to do with Williston, North Dakota?
Let's try and piece together this puzzle - her name is Melanie Lowman-Walton, and she is the wife of Samuel Robson "Rob" Walton - looking up Melanie's information even further Wikipedia says she was born in Williston, North Dakota. This wasn't merely a "let's get together some pocket change and buy a football team" - her hubby has now become the wealthiest owner in the league - "...With an estimated worth of $60 billion..." cbsnews.com reported. Who knows, anything can happen nowadays, I like the sound of it, the Williston Broncos!
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