Kealey Bultena / SDPB

South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs has received petitions for the first proposed ballot question for the 2018 election. 

Officials with Represent South Dakota say they submitted more than 50,000 signatures in support of the South Dakota Voter Protection and Anti-Corruption Amendment on Wednesday. 

The proposed constitutional amendment tightens campaign finance and lobbying restrictions and bans campaign dollars from corporations and unions. The idea also installs contribution limits for candidates running for statewide office and for seats in the Legislature. 

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... October 18, 2017 Show 201 Hour 1

Marcella van de Bovenkamp is a Christian woman living in Israel, and devoted to building a relationship between Jews and Christians. She’s in Sioux Falls to speak with various congregations about her faith journey, the dangers of anti-Semitism, and her work in Israel.

In The Moment ... October 18, 2017 Show 201 Hour 2

Tonight the PBS documentary series FRONTLINE presents the national broadcast premiere of Mosul – an extraordinary, inside look at the brutal battle to drive ISIS out of Iraq's second largest city, which some military commanders have described as the deadliest urban combat since World War II. Mosul airs tonight on FRONTLINE at 9:00 p.m. Central on SDPB-TV. We’re joined by producer James Jones.

In The Moment ... October 18, 2017 Show 201 Hour 2

South Dakota Symphony Orchestra brings the music of Broadway to Sioux Falls with Wicked Divas this weekend. Alli Mauzey appeared in Broadway’s as Glinda in the 10th Anniversary Company of Wicked. She also played the role of the good, but complicated, diva on the First National Tour of the production. She joins us with a preview of this week’s program.

In The Moment ... October 18, 2017 Show 201 Hour 2

Thirteen-year-old Olivia Hunhoff wrote a column for the Yankton County Observer that won a first place award in the National Newspaper Association's annual "Better Newspapers Content." She received her plaque at the national convention. The award-winning column featured her temperamental pet, Miss Kitty.


In The Moment ... October 18, 2017 Show 201 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Denise Ross and Jonathan Ellis join us to unpack the week’s top headlines in state politics. Today we talk about the Government Accountability Task Force, a lawsuit seeking more equitable care for transgender state employees, and sexual harassment in Pierre.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... October 18, 2017 Show 201 Hour 1

SDPB’s Nate Wek brings news of the latest SDPB Tales of the Gridiron features. Today we talk about the North Border Titans.

In The Moment ... October 18, 2017 Show 201 Hour 1

The quality of our water matters. For our health, for our environment, for our recreation, for our economy. The Eastern South Dakota Water Conference offers an opportunity for those who care to come together and work on an action plan. Today we welcome David Kringen to the program. He's a water resources field specialist for SDSU Extension.

Pine Ridge Immersions Program Creates Lakota Speakers

Oct 18, 2017
Chynna Lockett

Lakota is an original Native American language that elders on some South Dakota reservations speak today. There are efforts in a number of places around the country to preserve the language.

It’s a vocabulary lesson for a group of young students. 

They’re part of the Lakota Immersion Childcare program on the Pine Ridge Reservation. Here, all the learning is done in Lakota.

Thunder Valley CDC

In The Moment ... October 13, 2017 Show 198 Hour 1

New houses are under construction in the Pine Ridge Reservation. The project is part of Thunder Valley CDC. They offer work programs for low income families. SDPB's Chynna Lockett spoke with the Community Engagement Coordinator for Thunder Valley, Andrew Iron Shell.


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