Journey Museum

In The Moment ... March 19, 2018 Show 299 Hour 2 

For this week's Images of the past we welcome Corey Christianson, Exhibits and Curations Coordinator, Journey Museum and Learning Center, Rapid City.

The museum's upcoming exhibit is called Music and Immigrants of the Dakotahs.

In The Moment ... March 19, 2018 Show 299 Hour 2 

Initiative and Referendum give the ability for citizens of South Dakota to initiate a law or have an act of the legislature referred for a vote. The process has been part of our state for more than a hundred years.

The 2018 legislature considered more than a dozen bills seeking to modify various aspects of the initiative and referendum process. The topic was the subject of a recent "Where do we go from here" forum in Rapid City and SDPB's Larry Rohrer has this summary.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... March 19, 2018 Show 299 Hour 2

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley is running for governor. He joins us in the studio for a look at his campaign initiatives.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... March 19, 2018 Show 299 Hour 1 

Sue Salter is the new president and CEO for Make-A-Wish® South Dakota.

A statewide campaign for unused airline miles held March 1 raised more than one million miles for Make-A-Wish® South Dakota, enabling the chapter to grant more travel wishes to kids across the state.

Fruit of the Coop

In The Moment ... March 19, 2018 Show 299 Hour 1 

Are backyard chickens livestock or pets? A recent NPR story has ruffled the feathers of South Dakota chicken aficionados. Stephanie Peterson runs Fruit of the Coop. It's a 7-acre farm near the Big Sioux River just outside of Brandon. She also teaches classes on responsibly raising chickens in the region.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... March 19, 2018 Show 299 Hour 1 

Paige Carda is executive director of REACH Literacy. She joins us for a preview of the upcoming Brewhaha fundraiser. We're also joined by Sarah Rhea Warner from Write Now and Girl in Space.

Brewhaha Details:
March 22nd, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Museum for Visual Materials in Sioux Falls.
Beer tasting, storytelling, and food.

SD Department of Education

The South Dakota Board of Education Standards is adopting updates to six subject areas, including math and English language arts. The board is responsible for curriculum standards for kindergarten through twelfth grade.

Becky Nelson is the Director of Learning and Instruction for the state Department of Education. She says most changes involve clarifying language in existing standards. For instance, math standards now include learning how to read both digital and analog clocks in third grade. Nelson says the board has also added new standards for math beyond algebra.

March 16th Techradio

Mar 16, 2018

Join our panel of tech experts as we discuss South By Southwest, autonomous vehicles, and more.

New Business Brings Horror Year Round

Mar 16, 2018
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For Many St Patrick’s Day, conjures up images of leprechauns and four leaf clovers-but a new business is changing that. DeCory’s Haunt brings year round terror to South Dakota with holiday themed haunted houses for more than Halloween. 

This is the sound of the St. Patrick’s Day themed haunted house. And full disclosure, some of those screams are coming from me because it’s terrifying.

DeCory’s Haunt recently hosted its first attraction on Pine Ridge. It was a Valentine’s Day themed Haunted House. Adonis Saltes helps run the business.

In The Moment ... March 16, 2018 Show 298 Hour 1

We're joined by rock and ice climbers Chris Pelczarski and Mark Rafferty with the Black Hills Climbers Coalition.


SDPB Community Calendar is brought to you with support from the SD Arts Council.

South Dakota Arts Council support is provided with funds from the State of South Dakota, through the Department of Tourism, and the National Endowment for the Arts.


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