Meet Dave Thompson

Dave Thompson is a life long Minnesotan. After spending his early years in Little Falls, he moved with his mother and older sister to East Grand Forks. He graduated from East Grand Forks Senior High School, home of the Green Wave! Dave lived at home while working his way through college, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of North Dakota, with majors in economics and political science. He received his law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1987, and is a small business lawyer.

For 7½ years, Dave hosted “The Dave Thompson Show,” a radio talk show that aired on AM 1500 KSTP. Dave was also the primary “Deputy Mayor” of Garage Logic, sitting in dozens of times for Joe Soucheray. In addition, you might recognize Dave as part of a debate segment known as “Face Off” on KSTP TV’s Emmy Award winning news program, “At Issue with Tom Hauser”.

Dave has taught Sunday School at his church, Trinity Evangelical Free in Lakeville. He is a voracious reader, and enjoys all kinds of music from Mozart to Led Zeppelin. Dave and his wife Rhonda have been married 27 years, and live with their 2 children in Lakeville. Amanda, age 20, will be a junior at The University of North Dakota. Phil, age 17, will be a senior at Lakeville South high school.