This week we are joined by the trio that was dubbed “The Prairie Dogs” over the summer on Twitter. Manitobans Ryleigh Houston, Jalyn Elmes and Ashton Bell tell us how that nickname came to be, what their hometowns are like and what American words we say that they think are weird. Brats aren’t brats in Manitoba and mac and cheese goes by a different name.

Hosted by News Tribune college hockey reporter Matt Wellens and My9 Sports commentator Zach Schneider, and produced by the News Tribune’s Samantha Erkkila, new episodes of Bulldog Insider are released every Thursday throughout the season. You can listen to Season 1 and 2 of Bulldog Insider at duluthnewstribune.com, on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts or where ever you get your podcasts.

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