THE 11TH ANNUAL UAS SUMMIT & EXPO: Terry Sando

Terry Sando
Grand Forks EDC
Dir, UAS Sector Development

Terry Sando is the Director of UAS Sector Development at the Grand Forks Region Economic Development, he joined us to talk about the 11th Annual UAS Summit & Expo.

Terry also discusses the most exciting innovations in the world of UAS, especially in the area of agriculture and emergency operations.  The Summit takes place on August 21-23, 2017 at the Alerus Center.

SPECIAL OLYMPICS 2017 NORTH AMERICAN SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP INVADES BISMARCK THIS WEEK: Kathy Meagher

Kathy Meagher
Special Olympics North Dakota
President

Kathy Meagher is the President of Special Olympics North Dakota, she joined us to talk about the SPECIAL OLYMPICS NORTH AMERICAN SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP 2017.  Kathy has been around the world as a Special Olympics coach and official and makes us smart about this week’s events in Bismarck.

SIMPLOT EXPANDS IN GRAND FORKS: Keith Lund

Keith Lund
President, CEO
Grand Forks Economic Development Corporation

Keith Lund is the President & CEO of the Grand Forks EDC; he joined us to talk about an economic development deal that was brought to the Grand Forks City Council — J.R. Simplot’s construction of a new freezer facility north of Gateway Drive, set to open in 2019.   He explains the benefits to the City of Grand Forks as well as the costs.

CHARLOTTESVILLE & COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Mike Berg and Greg Lotysz

Mike Berg & Greg Lotysz

PART 1:  Greg Lotysz and Mike Berg are both community leaders.  They joined the program to talk about the events in Charlottesville, the media and the 1st Amendment.

PART 2:  We talk UND Football and how much the pre-season phase of college football has changed over the years.

 

NORTH KOREA UPDATE: Grant Newsham

Grant Newsham
Japan Forum for Strategic Studies
Senior Researcher
Col USMC (ret)

Is it folly to expect China to intervene in North Korea?

What do real “sanctions” look like? 

We’ll talk about all of this with Grant Newsham, Col USMC (ret), a former intel officer and Pacific Rim expert.  WARNING:  Grant is not optimistic about the role China will play or that North Korea will cease and desist.

HYBRID & ELECTRIC CAR TALK: The Rydell Guys

Ray Franks
Rydell Automotive Group
Randy Sattler
Rydell Collision Center
Craig Rogne
Rydell Service Center

Ray Franks, Craig Rogne and Randy Sattler joined MacTalk for a discussion on electric and hybrid cars, as well as exciting automotive technology of the future that surrounds both types of vehicles.

The Rydell Guys are always interesting and fun and today’s show is no different.

 

 

A DANGEROUS MIX… PERMITLESS CARRY & NO TRAINING: Sheriff Bob Rost

Bob Rost
Sheriff, GF County

Permitless Carry for gun owners is a dream come true for some and a cause for concern among law enforcement professional.

Grand Forks County Sheriff Bob Rost joins us to discuss the basics of life for law enforcement officers now that permitless carry is the law in North Dakota and his concerns about untrained citizens wielding weapons with law enforcement officers in proximity.