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.

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.

 

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.

IF NO SALES TAX INCREASE… WHAT THEN? Todd Feland

Todd Feland
City Administrator
City of Grand Forks

Todd Feland is the City Administrator of Grand Forks, he joined us to discuss and footnote key elements of Mayor Mike Brown’s Sales Tax increase proposal which was unveiled Monday night.

Todd walks us through the plan for infrastructure, to include 42nd St and 47th Ave South, the Plan for Reserves, the plan for existing infrastructure and the plan for use of both mils and sales tax revenue that is currently servicing permanent flood protection debt that goes away in 2021.

We also discuss the Mayor and Council’s alternatives if the sales tax is no approved.  If you care to be part of an informed debate on the Sales Tax issue, you must listen to this.

2018 OLYMPIC TRAINING UPDATE & ESPN “THE BODY ISSUE”: Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson

Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson
US Women’s National Team

Grand Forks native and US Women’s National Team star forward Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson joined MacTalk to update us on National Team training for the 2018 Olympic Games, her personal post-Olympic plans and whether she’ll continue to play and what it was like to appear on ESPN’s “The Body” issue.

Always a gracious guest, Jocelyne is a national leader and star in the world of women’s hockey and a great guest.