In The Moment ... November 22, 2017 Show 226 Hour 2

Jon Hunter is publisher of the Madison Daily Leader. He joins us for our weekly state politics update. Today we talk about the Keystone pipeline leak and potential political implications as well as recent comments by South Dakota’s Congressional delegation regarding politics and accusations of sexual harassment.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... November 22, 2017 Show 226 Hour 2

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. Nearly 45,000 people die from it each year. In the last 15 years, the rate of suicide has increased almost 25 percent. Joining us to talk about recent efforts in South Dakota for research, prevention, and intervention is Matthew Stanley, DO, Vice President for Avera's Behavioral Health Clinical Service Line.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... November 22, 2017 Show 226 Hour 1

Paul Horsted has been making photographs for more than 35 years. He's hiked and climbed and crawled his way to capture images for 5 coffee table books that explore the "Beauty of Today, the History of Yesterday." His latest book is called "Treasures of the National Parks: Yesterday and Today." You can see his presentation at the Journey Museum in Rapid City on December 17 at 2 p.m.

In The Moment ... November 22, 2017 Show 226 Hour 2

Ryan McFarland is CEO of Strider Bikes. They've sold more than 1.7 million bikes in 75 counties. Some of those bikes are helping toddlers as young as 18 months hit the trails. Other bikes help those who thought they'd never ride find their balance. McFarland and Strider were recently recognized by the South Dakota Hall of Fame Acts of Excellence. They also celebrated their 10-year Birthday Bash in Rapid City this summer.

In The Moment ... November 22, 2017 Show 226 Hour 1

Get your groove on by heading way back to the 1970s at the annual Holiday Open House of the South Dakota State Historical Society from 12-4:30 p.m. CST on Friday, Nov. 24, at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre. We’re joined by Jay Smith, Museum Director, Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society, Peter Kleinpass, Curator of Exhibits, Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... November 22, 2017 Show 226 Hour 1

SDPB’s Nate Wek joins us with this week’s Sports & Recreation update.

In The Moment ... November 22, 2017 Show 226 Hour 1

The South Dakota Hall of Fame has a history of celebrating excellence in the state. Hall of Fame president and CEO Greta Chapman joins us now for a look at the Acts of Excellence program.

The South Dakota Supreme Court has upheld the state's liability for flood damage to the property of five Lincoln County families. A lower court found in 2014 that the state Department of Transportation's construction and maintenance of Highway 11 did not adequately provide drainage in an eight-year rainfall event, and the damage was foreseeable. The state appealed, but in a 3-2 split opinion, the high court sided with the landowners. SDPB's Victoria Wicks reports.

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The South Dakota Supreme Court has upheld the murder conviction of John Eric Hemminger. The Aberdeen man stabbed his former girlfriend to death on Jan. 6, 2015, and was convicted by a Brown County jury.

Hemminger claims that officers should have had warrants to take his phone and blood-spattered clothing into evidence.

During oral arguments last month, Assistant Attorney General Patricia Archer told justices that officers didn't need a search warrant. She said Hemminger encouraged officers to search his phone, and that interaction was recorded.

U.S. Representative Kristi Noem says it’s horrifying to hear the stories of sexual assault and harassment.

She says now is a serious time in the country’s history to change the culture.

Kristi Noem says people have looked the other way for far too long when allegations of sexual assault or harassment arise.


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