WEDNESDAY, MAY 31 2017 – Hour 2: ARBOR PARK — Adam Kemp

Adam Kemp
Artist
Grand Forks

00:00:  Who’s Adam Kemp?!  We meet this Grand Forks resident/artist who hails from London, England and find out how he got here and what made him stay and call Grand Forks his “home.”

00:29:  Adam’s thoughts on economic development and what he believes is the MOST IMPORTANT aspect of the Arbor Park debate as people prepare to vote.

TUESDAY, MAY 30 2017 – Hour 1: Mac talks Memorial Day – & – Mike Berg and Greg Lotysz join the Roundtable

Mike Berg & Greg Lotysz

00:00:  Mac talks Memorial Day, the phrase “Happy Memorial Day” and inspirational events from the weekend.

00:30:  ROUNDTABLE — Greg Lotysz & Mike Berg join the program to talk teaching about Memorial Day and current events.

TODAY’S SHOW: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

HOUR 1:   Mac & Greg Lotysz discuss re-categorizing those engaging in terrorism as “combatants” instead of “criminals” and lowering the evidence threshold to “detain” in order to be able to take PREEMPTIVE action against individuals plotting acts of terror in support of our enemies in the War on Terror (we are currently fighting on the ground in five nations around the world).  “Combatants” are not treated with civilian civil rights, but instead are treated under the “law of land warfare.”

HOUR 2:  Dave Collins joins us to talk about the Manchester bombing.

 

 

THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT AND MY SON’S SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY: Tony Pulkrabek

Tony Pulkrabek is a farmer from Sherak, Minnesota, he joined MacTalk today to discuss his family’s fight with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a physical condition that effects his son and the role that the Affordable Care Act has played in ensuring that his family has continued to be insurable.  He believes it’s important that you hear what he has to say.

 

THOUGHTS ON 20 YEARS AFTER THE FLOOD OF 1997 & THE 2017 LEGISLATIVE SESSION: Curt Kreun

Curt Kreun
ND State Senator (R)
District 43

North Dakota State Senator Curt Kreun, (R) Grand Forks, joins the program to discuss the recovery of Grand Forks & East Grand Forks 20 years after the Flood of 1997 and the recently concluded Legislative session.

Kreun discusses (1) the net effect of the reduction of State Income Tax rates on revenue, (2) ND University System funding and fiscal oversight, (3) State Infrastructure Funding and (4) ending the Biennium style of State governance.

Always an interesting interview.

ALL THINGS GRAND FORKS: Todd Feland

Todd Feland
City Administrator
City of Grand Forks

The City Administrator of the City of Grand Forks joined us on Monday to discuss all things Grand Forks.  The topics included:  (1)  Speed Limits, (2) rumors of an Air Force inspired round of BRAC, (3) City infrastructure, (4)  the City’s role in fighting addiction and then most interesting… (5) the future.

A very interesting discussion.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN GRAND FORKS: Brian Schill, VP at Praxis Strategy Group

Mark Schill
Vice President
Praxis Strategy Group

Grand Forks native and UND graduate Mark Schill, Vice President at Praxis Strategy Group joins us to talk development in Grand Forks.  We talk the following:

(1) Evolve Grand Forks update

(2) The influence of Bruce Gjovig on business development in Grand Forks

(3)  The importance the “downtown” of a city

(4)  Footnote the economic recovery of the Flood of 1997 (the Missile & Bomber Wings BOTH departed too!)

(5)  The Housing Task Force

(6)  Arbor Park