Severe Weather Affecting Travel In Western, Central SD

7 hours ago
National Weather Service

A large section of the Northern Plains is under a Winter Storm Warning for Sunday, February 18th and Monday, February 19th.  The South Dakota Department of Transportation has issued a No Travel Advisory, effective 12:25 MST, for Interstate 90 from the Wyoming border to Exit 110 near Wall.  Other advisories or closings could take place as a result of this system.

Dirk Quinn Band

Feb 16, 2018

Capitalizing on over a decade of steady touring Dirk Quinn has developed a unique and progressive style that appeals to fans ranging from jam band groupies to jazz aficionados.  The Dirk Quinn Band's high energy funk/jazz that mixes influences from the jazz greats to the sounds of Bela Fleck and John Scofield sets the table for rhythmic experimentation with a modern edge.

The Dirk Quinn Band performed "Live at the Dahl" in Rapid City on September 15, 2017.

Kent, Joel, Amos, and Jeff talk tech, keep you updated on the latest news, and answer listener questions.

In The Moment ... February 15, 2018 Show 278 Hour 2

Wind Sync is a nationally touring and award-winning wind quintet, and they're coming to South Dakota this weekend.

Their latest CD is called "Aria."

Anni Hochhalter plays French Horn for the group and joins us somewhere in Nebraska.

In The Moment ... February 15, 2018 Show 278 Hour 2

South Dakota News Watch is an independent, nonprofit news organization with oversight from a nine-member supervisory board. The co-chairs are Randall Beck and Jack Marsh.

Beck is a retired editor and publisher of Argus Leader Media in Sioux Falls (2001-2013).

In The Moment ... February 15, 2018 Show 278 Hour 1

Kevin Woster joins the program today and discusses the race for US House.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... February 15, 2018 Show 278 Hour 1

Dusty Johnson is the vice president of Vantage Point Solutions in Mitchell and is a former Public Utilities Commissioner.  He was also part of Governor Mike Rounds policy staff.

Dusty Johnson is a Republican candidate for the United States House of Representatives. He details his campaign on today's show.

8AM CT/7AM MT Newscast

Feb 16, 2018


State leaders are responding to Wednesday’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Broward County authorities say 17 people were killed.

South Dakota lawmakers passed a school sentinel law in March 2013 in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.

Jackie Hendry

Technology continues to change how we communicate and how we work. It's also changing how we learn. One South Dakota university is facing the challenge head-on with a new digital initiative and partnership with Apple.

Most of the student’s filing into the Sherman Center at Dakota Wesleyan didn’t know much about their school’s new initiative. They only had a name: Digital DWU.

But curiosity turned to excitement when junior Aaron Ahmadu took the stage and performed a rap about changing times.


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.


Subscribe to SDPB's Podcasts

Listen to SDPB News, Dakota Midday, and other podcasts with iTunes or other players and devices.

NPR Music

Now Playing on SDPB Classical