South Dakota High School Activities Association director Dan Swartos says one school was penalized at last week's state boys tennis tournament in Rapid City.

A weather delay last Thursday led to venue changes for the teams.  Swartos says teams were notified of match start times through a group messaging system. 

Sioux Falls Police have found two boys who were reported missing. 

SFPD public information officer Sam Clemens says 12-year old Trevor Alford and 11-year-old Adreeyan Bennett-Peleaz were found on Tuesday. 

He says their parents reported that their children were missing Monday night. 

Clemens says there was also a report of a stolen car from northwest Sioux Falls last night where the keys ere left in the vehicle. 

He says a citizen driving on the west side of town later observed an erratic driver on the road.

In The Moment ... May 22, 2018 Show 342 Hour 1

What's America's best-loved novel? You get to decide. PBS launches The Great American Read tonight with a special two-hour kickoff special on SDPB-TV.

THE GREAT AMERICAN READ is an eight-part series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America's 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey). 

Joining us in the SDPB studios at the University of Sioux Falls is Jacqueline Palfy. She leads the Zandbroz Book Club.

Bailey Quanbeck

In The Moment ... May 22, 2018 Show 342 Hour 2

It's a program designed to change the face of teaching in South Dakota, and its goal is to help students succeed.

USD School of Education's Culturally Responsive Teacher Pathway is a partnership with the Sioux Falls School District that aims to promote teacher diversity and cultural responsiveness in the district.

Dr. Donald Easton-Brooks is the School of Education Dean at the University of South Dakota.

In The Moment ... May 22, 2018 Show 342 Hour 2

When In the Moment launched in January of 2017, one of the early, key offerings of the program was a Friday segment called Moment in Sound. Since then, Fridays have become a showcase for local musicians and those just passing through the state. We've featured spoken word artists, classical soloists, singer-songwriters, Norwegian folk singers, and masters of jazz.

In The Moment ... May 22, 2018 Show 342 Hour 1

The lilacs are in bloom and the dandelions are popping. It's time for the In the Moment gardening segments.

Erik Helland is president and owner of Landscape Garden Centers in Sioux Falls.


Judge Places Rx Ballot Question On Hold

May 21, 2018
Kealey Bultena / SDPB

A Hughes County Circuit Court judge is putting a ballot question on hold as an opposition group challenges the validity of gathered signatures.
South Dakotans Against The Deceptive Prescription Ballot Issue says the group backing Initiated Measure 26 used out-of-state petition circulators – making the signatures gathered invalid.
A circuit court judge will not allow Secretary of State Shantel Krebs to put Initiated Measure 26 on the November ballot, pending a hearing this summer

Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... May 21, 2018 Show 341 Hour 2

This week's Images of the Past segment has Troy Kilpatrick joining us. He's executive director of the Journey Museum and Learning Center in Rapid City. Today we talk about the Rapid City Flood of 1972.

In The Moment ... May 21, 2018 Show 341 Hour 2

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard is entering the final months of his second and last term as governor.

Daugaard joined SDPB TV's Stephanie Rissler on South Dakota Focus last week for a recap of his time as the state's chief executive.

SDPB's Lee Strubinger joins us for a recap of the interview...

Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... May 21, 2018 Show 341 Hour 2

What's the intersection between money and mental health?

Rick Kahler is president of Kahler Financial Group in Rapid City. He joins us today to talk about Sarah Swantner, a Certified Financial Planning certificant and director of financial planning at Kahler Financial Group.

She's done something unprecedented. This month she received her Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, an she did it by completing her internship in financial therapy.


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