In The Moment ... June 19, 2018 Show 361 Hour 1

The legacy of World War I continues in South Dakota. "From the Great Plains to the Great War," a new Images of the Past documentary premieres on SDPB-TV Monday, June 25th at 9 p.m. Central, 8 p.m. Mountain.

This week on In the Moment we bring you insight into the war with experts in the field. Today we welcome Denny Brenden, with the South Dakota American Legion.

The American Legion was founded after WWI in 1919.


In The Moment ... June 19, 2018 Show 361 Hour 1

David Osborne, author of The Coming, has won the 2018 Spur Award for historical fiction from the Western Writers of America.  He's being honored this week at the WWA's annual convention in Billings, Montana. 

Lee Strubinger / SDPB

A new study from the Black Hills Knowledge Network shows high demand for affordable housing in the Rapid City area.

The study also shows that while the average income in the state and country went up from 2010 to 2016, in Rapid City it went down.

While state lawmakers are looking at addressing affordable housing statewide in South Dakota, the Rapid City market has its own unique challenges.


In The Moment ... June 18, 2018 Show 360 Hour 2

This summer, SDPB brings you highlights from the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra's 2017-2018 Season.

Our Summer with the Symphony series offers uninterrupted recordings of live performances from the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls, including insight into the history of the music and the artists who created and performed it.

Today we bring you Ballad Nocturne with composer Ann Millikin and piano soloist Emanuele Arciuli.

Chris Laughery

In the Moment ... June 18, 2018 Show 360 Hour 1

South Dakota Public Broadcasting brings you a new Images of the Past documentary "From the Great Plains to the Great War," premiering Monday, June 25 at 9 p.m. Central, 8 Mountain on SDPB-TV.

This week we help you get ready for this compelling look at the role of South Dakotans in the Great War with a series of conversations on In the Moment. Today we welcome Kurt Hackemer, with the Department of History at the University of South Dakota.

In The Moment ... June 18, 2018 Show 360 Hour 1

The Capitol Hill Challenge brings nearly 3,400 teams of students from all 50 states into competition. The challenge? Invest a hypothetical $100,000 for a 14 week time period in listed stocks, bonds, and mutual funds and maximize the return of your team portfolio.

Philip High School is the first South Dakota school to place in the top ten nationally.

Cara Hetland

In The Moment ... June 18, 2018 Show 360 Hour 2

South Dakota Republicans gather this week in Pierre for their statewide convention. The event kicks off on Wednesday, June 20 at the Ramkota Conference Center and Hotel.

Today we welcome Dave Roetman to the program. He's Finance Director for the South Dakota Republican Party and Chairman, Minnehaha County Republicans.

Western Dakota Tech

In The Moment ... June 18, 2018 Show 360 Hour 2

Western Dakota Tech is hosting a poverty simulation on June 21st. Barb Garcia is facilitator. She joins us for a preview of the process and to discuss hopes for systemic economic and cultural change.


In the Moment ... June 18, 2018 Show 360 Hour 1

For perspective on trade and how it impacts South Dakota farmers and consumers, we welcome agricultural economist Evert Van der Sluis.

Officials Increase Releases From Pactola Reservoir

Jun 18, 2018

Officials are increasing Pactola Reservoir releases due to substantial amounts of precipitation in the area around the reservoir and Rapid City.

A press release from Rapid City officials states the increase is from 105 cubic feet per second, to 125 feet per second.

Darrell Shoemaker is a spokesperson with the city. He says the increased releases took place at 9 am Monday morning.


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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