Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... April 13, 2018 Show 315 Hour 1

Cowboy musician Paul Larson drove through the blizzard this morning to join us from SDPB's Black Hills Bureau.

You can see him on April 22nd at the High Plains Western Heritage Center in Spearfish for High Plains Live.

Argus Leader

In The Moment ... April 13, 2018 Show 315 Hour 1

Five years ago this weekend, an ice storm devastated eastern South Dakota, and our next guest had qualified for the Boston Marathon. She left the ice-coated crippled trees looming over her house and headed east for the chance to stand at the starting line with elite runners from across the globe.

It was April 15, 2013, and 18 minutes after receiving her medal, bombs exploded near the finish line.

National Weather Service

A storm system that caught the eye of forecasters several days ago has reached South Dakota.  Greg Richards with the National Weather Service in Rapid City says snow began falling overnight in the Black Hills.

East River has dealt with thunderstorms throughout the night--a few have been severe.  Matthew Dux with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls looks at the storm's potential impact on his side of the state.

National Weather Service

Weather forecasters expect significant snowfall from an incoming storm system. 

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for far western South Dakota from tonight through tomorrow. 

The rest of South Dakota is under a Blizzard Warning from tomorrow through Saturday. 

Jeff Chapman with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls says winds from 40 to 50 miles per hour will combine with several inches of snow, leading to life-threatening travel conditions.

In The Moment ... April 12, 2018 Show 314 Hour 2

Now in its sixth year, the Pennington County Jail garden helps inmates grow some of their own food, even as they harvest plenty to provide for others.

In The Moment ... April 12, 2018 Show 314 Hour 2

Doctor Richard Holm previews tonight's On Call with the Prairie Doc on SDPB-TV.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... April 12, 2018 Show 314 Hour 2

South Dakota colleges and universities invite students from around the world to study here. But do those students feel welcome in America?

SDPB education reporter Jackie Hendry talks about international students in South Dakota higher education as part of a month long series.

In part two of the series, we explore the challenges of getting them here.

In The Moment ... April 12, 2018 Show 314 Hour 2

Mark Zuckerberg can loosen his tie for a while, but the trouble for tech companies continues as Congress pushes for answers regarding the harvesting and misuse of online user data. US Senator John Thune says a "light touch" on regulation encourages innovation and growth in the tech industry.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... April 12, 2018 Show 314 Hour 1

Should the use of game snares on public land be restricted in South Dakota? If you're a trapper, you might have one opinion. If you've had to untangle a snare from around the neck of your hunting dog, you might have another.

SDPB's Kevin Woster writes about the topic this week on his blog On the Other Hand.

In The Moment ... April 12, 2018 Show 314 Hour 1

Lynne Murphy is an American linguist teaching in England. She's uniquely suited to explore the relationship and rivalry between English ... and English. In other words, she studies the prejudices and stereotypes and insecurities that shape our understanding of how English works in two different countries.

Murphy pens the award-winning blog "Separated by a Common Language." Her new book is called The Prodigal Tongue: The Love-Hate Relationship Between American and British English.


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