Chris Laughery

In the Moment Producer

I'm Chris Laughery, a producer for in the moment ...  My family consists of wife Ann and son Matt. I have been involved in the broadcast world for over 20 years in one capacity or another. I am a proud United States Navy veteran and played a role in Operation Southern Watch in Iraq and Operation Restore Hope in Southern Africa. I appreciate you listening to South Dakota Public Broadcasting and being in the moment ...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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In The Moment ... November 21, 2017 Show 225 Hour 2

Dr. Dorothy Espelage is professor of Psychology at the University of Florida. She spoke at Black Hills State University last Monday. She was the recipient of the APA Lifetime Achievement Award in Prevention Science and the 2016 APA Award for Distinguished Contributions to Research in Public Policy. She joins us to discuss the long-term impact of bullying, mistakes we make regarding prevention, and what parents can do to be part of the solution.

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In The Moment ... November 21, 2017 Show 225 Hour 1

SDPB’s documentary “Points of Pride: South Dakota’s Quilting Heritage” premiers on Saturday, November 25 at 9 p.m. CST / 8 p.m. MT on SDPB-TV. We talk with Stephanie Rissler and revisit our conversation with author and quilt documentarian Mary Fitzgerald to preview the new program.

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In The Moment ... November 21, 2017 Show 225 Hour 1

Forbes magazine has released its "30 under 30" lists, including a look at innovators in education. Making the list is Rapid City native Emily Graslie. She's the creator and host of Brain Scoop on YouTube. Her educational videos highlighting the research and collections work of natural history museums have been view more than 21.5 million times. She is the chief curiosity correspondent with The Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago.

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In The Moment ... November 21, 2017 Show 225 Hour 1

Frank La Mere is the first associate chair of the Nebraska Democratic Party. He's a member of the Winnebago tribe of Nebraska. He's been involved in a movement against alcohol sales to Native people for decades. He joins us to talk about mitigation and restoration post beer sales, the far-reaching implications of the Whiteclay business model, and asking the right questions to solve complex problems.

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In The Moment ... November 20, 2017 Show 224 Hour 2

Corey Christianson, Journey Museum Curator of Exhibits for a look at the history and significance of Ellsworth. The Journey Museum’s exhibit is open until January.

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In The Moment ... November 20, 2017 Show 224 Hour 2

It's a South Dakota town where pianos outnumber people, and it's all because of Steve Misener. You can read about him in the current issue of South Dakota Magazine. We’re joined by Bernie Hunhoff, editor at large, and Steve Misener, piano tuner and collector.

In The Moment ... November 20, 2017 Show 224 Hour 2

TransCanada has doubled the number of crewmembers working to clean up the area where the Keystone Pipeline leaked more than 200 thousand gallons of crude oil. Company officials say the incident is under control and the area presents no threat to public safety. But local leaders are still concerned. SDPB's Lee Strubinger has the report.

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In The Moment ... November 20, 2017 Show 224 Hour 1

One year after an agreement between Kilian Community College and the University of Sioux Falls, USF's Bridges program continues to welcome people wanting to improve their proficiency in English. This month the University also cut the ribbon for the renamed Thomas Kilian Academic Success Center. We’re joined by Brett Bradfield, president of the University of Sioux Falls.

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In The Moment ... November 20, 2017 Show 224 Hour 1

Newspaper publisher and columnist Tim Giago believes it's time to re-imagine the site of the Wounded Knee Massacre as a place to heal wounds, memorialize the dead, and honor the living. He's raising money to purchase 40 acres of land adjacent to the burial site. He joins us from SDPB's Black Hills Bureau.

Safety In Worship

Nov 20, 2017

In The Moment ... November 20, 2017 Show 224 Hour 1

In the wake of a massacre inside the walls of the First Baptist Church of Southerland Springs, Texas, Parishioners across the country are contemplating the security of sanctuaries. We’re joined by Pastor Emily Munger of First Congregational United Church of Christ in Pierre and Pastor Jesse Hailey of Elk Point Baptist Church.

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In The Moment ... November 17, 2017 Show 223 Hour 1

The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra plays this weekend in the Great Hall of the Washington Pavillion in Sioux Falls. The program includes three featured performers as well as the Brahms Symphony No. 2. We welcome Maestro Delta David Gier and the Symphony's principal clarinet Christopher Hill.

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In The Moment ... November 17, 2017 Show 223 Hour 1

For this week's Moment in Sound, we welcome Wanbli Ceya. He's an Oglala Lakota singer/songwriter/spoken word artist based in Pine Ridge. He was nominated for two 2017 Native American Music Awards: Best Pop Recording and Debut Artist of the Year. We talk music, language, and cultural advocacy.

In The Moment ... November 17, 2017 Show 223 Hour 1

The Keystone Pipeline has leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil in Marshall County. Aberdeen American News Reporter Shannon Marvel is following the story. She joins us to discuss ongoing coverage of the story by the Aberdeen American News. Follow Shannon Marvel on Twitter: @smarvel_AAN or find her at https://www.aberdeennews.com/

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In The Moment ... November 16, 2017 Show 222 Hour 2

SDPB’s Stephanie Rissler joins us for a look at tonight’s SD Focus. The topic is Social Media & Teens. We talk about the guest lineup and what research is telling us about technology, connection, and the American teenager.

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In The Moment ... November 16, 2017 Show 222 Hour 2

Dr. Richard Holm is host of “On Call with the Prairie Doc.” We preview tonight’s program on infectious disease and also discuss why parents should keep cell phones out of family bedrooms.

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In The Moment ... November 16, 2017 Show 222 Hour 2

University of Sioux Falls student McKenzie Erickson joins the program to talk about Love Your Melon – an organization founded and run by college students on the mission of improving the lives of children battling cancer. We also discuss how social media is changing the lives of American teenagers.

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In The Moment ... November 16, 2017 Show 222 Hour 2

From Facebook depression to the disintegration of privacy, to a shift in the very perception of reality, all of us are impacted by the daily deluge of social media. Teenagers, perhaps, are among our most vulnerable. Dr. Joseph Bottum heads the CLASSICS Institute (Collaborations for Liberty and Security Strategies for Integrity in a Cyber-Enabled Society) at Dakota State University. He's the author of the books "An Anxious Age" and "The Christmas Plains."

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In The Moment ... November 16, 2017 Show 222 Hour 1

SDPB’s Kevin Woster writes the On the Other Hand blog. Today he joins us with news from community leaders (and grandparents) Sue and Dick Brown.

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In The Moment ... November 16, 2017 Show 222 Hour 1

What does it mean to love someone in a language that’s not your own? Lauren Collins is a staff writer at "The New Yorker.” Her best-selling book is called "When in French: Love in a Second Language." It's now available in paperback. She joins us to talk about cultural identity, belonging, and life in translation.

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In The Moment ... November 15, 2017 Show 221 Hour 1

As South Dakotans watch the jousting in Congress over tax reform, many are asking the age-old question: What's in it for me? How do South Dakotans fare in the new proposal? Joy Smolnisky is with the South Dakota Budget and Policy Institute.

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In The Moment ... November 15, 2017 Show 221 Hour 1

As players, coaches, and fans prepare for the “Round of 16” state volleyball format, SDPB’s Nate Wek is on the way to Rapid City for the big games. He joins us for a look at two teams in the same region preparing for a showdown.

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In The Moment ... November 15, 2017 Show 221 Hour 1

As of yesterday, America has seen 317 mass shootings in 2017. In case you're keeping track, there were 483 in 2016. Today we talk about what’s changing (and what’s staying the same) in preventing and preparing for active shooters. Joining us is Lt. Jeff Garden with the Sioux Falls Police Department.

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In The Moment ... November 15, 2017 Show 221 Hour 2

Jonathan Ellis, Sioux Falls Argus Leader, and Jon Hunter, Madison Daily Leader publisher, join us for a look at the week’s top state political headlines. Today we look at lawmaker requests for a 70 percent pay raise, accountability for state teacher pay increases, the challenges of Marsy’s Law, and more.

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