8-17-19 Energy Matters Hour 1


Host: Scott Hennen live in Fargo, ND and Todd Mitchell live in Bismarck 

Energy Matters is heard:

Tuesday 3:00 to 5:00 PM CST - AM 550 KFYR & AM 1460 KLTC

Saturday’s 11:00a to 1:00p - AM 1090 KTGO The Flag

Saturday’s Noon to 2p - AM 1100 WZFG The Flag 


HOUR 1 from this Weeks Show Includes :

   LT. Governor Brent Sanford interview, Part 1 from 8/9 


   Steve Van Dyke - Vice President, Communications, Lignite Energy Council, discussing the benefits of the lignite industry to the state of North Dakota and region.


   Mark Mills, writer of a report in 360 Review Magazine, published by the University of Mary, talking about North Dakota’s and America’s role as a supplier of global energy (natural gas & oil).  https://news.umary.edu/north-dakota-helps-power-the-world-with-natural-gas-the-newest-edition-of-360-review-examines-the-ramifications-to-the-country/ 


  Kenley Nebeker, Regional Director of Technical Programs and Training, TrainND, Northwest, Williston State College discussing a new workforce training in the area of welding.

  • Need for welders throughout the state

  • Formation of welding course that is:

    • Built in modules allowing for an “al a mode” approach to training

    • Sensitive to work schedules and works with companies to ensure no loss of production

    • Designed to build confidence and work toward certification

    • Increase in employee satisfaction as they develop a skill they want and is needed

Original Air Date: 
Wednesday, August 14, 2019