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 ... February 22, 2018 Show 282 Hour 1

SDPB's Jackie Henry joins In the Moment for a conversation about a proposed (and rejected) resolution in Pierre that aimed to address rural "brain drain" in the state.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... February 22, 2018 Show 282 Hour 2

Caroline Cotter is a travel-inspired singer/songwriter from Portland, Maine. She is celebrating the release of her second full-length studio album "Home on the River."

Her tour takes her across the United States and into Germany and the Netherlands with two stops in South Dakota.

"Home on the River" is the follow-up to Cotter's acclaimed 2015 debut, "Dreaming as I Do," which reached No. 5 on the Folk DJ chart.

teddyrooseveltshow.com

In The Moment ... February 22, 2018 Show 282 Hour 1

Joe Wiegand is a member of the National Association for Interpretation. He also enjoyed a 25-year stint in politics and public policy in his native Illinois.

He joins us to discuss his performances as President Theodore Roosevelt.
 

In The Moment ... February 22, 2018 Show 282 Hour 2

University of South Dakota graduate Martha Draayer speaks about her personal experience with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals immigration policy this Friday, February 23 at Noon in the Muenster University Center Pit Lounge on the USD campus.

Draayer joins us to discuss a national debate where the consequences are deeply personal.

SD Legislative Research Council

In The Moment ... February 22, 2018 Show 282 Hour 2

South Dakota state Senator Lance Russell is from Hot Springs and represents District 30. This session he chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee. As lawmakers prepare for crossover day in Pierre, we discuss the work of the committee thusfar.

In The Moment ... February 22, 2018 Show 282 Hour 1

Kevin Woster joins In the Moment weekly. Today we talk about mass shootings and what kinds of conversations move America toward solutions rather than further division.

In The Moment ... February 22, 2018 Show 282 Hour 2

Dr. Richard Holm joins In the Moment for a weekly preview of tonight's "On Call with the Prairie Doc" on SDPB-TV. Today we discuss elder abuse and steps to prevent it.

integrittyii.com

In The Moment ... February 22, 2018 Show 282 Hour 1

Steve Priest founded the consulting firm of Integrity Insight International.

He joins In the Moment to discuss a few foundational principles of ethics, including the nature of conflicts of interest.

Tune in to South Dakota Focus with Stephanie Rissler for an hour-long conversation about ethics in state government on Thursday, February 22nd.

In The Moment ... February 21, 2018 Show 281 Hour 2

"Where Do We Go From Here?" is a new discussion program from South Dakota Public Broadcasting, hosted by Chuck Parkinson. Today we preview the topic "Direct Democracy and the Initiative and Referendum Process in South Dakota."

SDPB

In The Moment ... February 21, 2018 Show 281 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek discusses the sport of curling and its role in South Dakota winter recreation.

In The Moment ... February 21, 2018 Show 281 Hour 2

Roger Whittle, Managing Editor, Watertown Public Opinion, and Jonathan Ellis, Reporter/Columnist, Argus Leader Media, join us for a look at the week's top headlines in state politics. Today's topics include efforts to curb refugee resettlement in the state as well as calls from state lawmakers for school districts to train armed "sentinels."

 

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... February 21, 2018 Show 281 Hour 1

Buddy Seiner has launched "Fish Stories," an online platform for anglers to record their favorite conversations about their favorite activity.

Buddy joins In the Moment to talk about the project and to share some early insight from the archives.

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In The Moment ... February 21, 2018 Show 281 Hour 2

A rural French town is rewriting the way communities deal with refugees. Marie-Pierre Caquot Baggett researched the Peyrelevade Asylum Seeker Center in France. She lectures on the topic at the University of South Dakota Thursday, February 22nd at 7 p.m.

nancymdahl.com

In The Moment ... February 21, 2018 Show 281 Hour 1

Nancy Dahl joins In the Moment host Lori Walsh for a conversation about her book "Grounded: Leading Your Life with Intention."

We talk about the discipline of debriefing, how to seek effective feedback, and other highlights for executives and leaders from the book.

Nancy Dahl is in South Dakota this week for LAUNCH: South Dakota Entrepreneurship Conference.

sdsymphony.org

In The Moment ... February 20, 2018 Show 280 Hour 2

Music historian, author, and concert producer Joseph Horowitz visited the South Dakota Symphony during the recent performance of "Music Unwound, Aaron Copland in Mexico".

Horowitz book, Classical Music in America, takes a harsh view of the state of classical music and symphonic performance. South Dakota Symphony Music Director and Conductor David Gier invited Horowitz into our studios to talk about the book, the role of classical music performance, and Horowitz "Music Unwound" project...

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In The Moment ... February 20, 2018 Show 280 Hour 2

The Sioux Falls Stockyards operated from 1917 until 2009. Clare Vollan started working at the stockyards in the 30's and remained there until he retired. He's here to tell us some stories of the way things were back then.

nrel.gov

In The Moment ... February 20, 2018 Show 280 Hour 1

Dr. Charles Kutscher is the Director of the Buildings and Thermal Systems Center at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden Colorado.  He's speaking today with students at Dakota Wesleyan University. He has led research in building energy efficiency and he will talk about what can be done about changes in our climate by focusing on renewable energy. The title of his speech is Climate Change: How Bad is it and what can we do about it?

amazon.com

In The Moment ... February 20, 2018 Show 280 Hour 1

We've all had an awkward moment – whether it's remembering our teenage years, silence in the middle of a conversation, or dancing while someone is watching.  Journalist and Blogger Melissa Dahl set out to research awkward moments and the theories behind them.  What she found was compassion toward people in the midst of awkward moments and an opportunity to test herself.

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usd.edu

In The Moment ... February 20, 2018 Show 280 Hour 1

windsync.org

In The Moment ... February 15, 2018 Show 278 Hour 2

Wind Sync is a nationally touring and award-winning wind quintet, and they're coming to South Dakota this weekend.

Their latest CD is called "Aria."
 

Anni Hochhalter plays French Horn for the group and joins us somewhere in Nebraska.

sdnewswatch.org

In The Moment ... February 15, 2018 Show 278 Hour 2

South Dakota News Watch is an independent, nonprofit news organization with oversight from a nine-member supervisory board. The co-chairs are Randall Beck and Jack Marsh.

Beck is a retired editor and publisher of Argus Leader Media in Sioux Falls (2001-2013).

In The Moment ... February 15, 2018 Show 278 Hour 1

Kevin Woster joins the program today and discusses the race for US House.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... February 15, 2018 Show 278 Hour 1

Dusty Johnson is the vice president of Vantage Point Solutions in Mitchell and is a former Public Utilities Commissioner.  He was also part of Governor Mike Rounds policy staff.

Dusty Johnson is a Republican candidate for the United States House of Representatives. He details his campaign on today's show.

In the Moment ... February 14, 2018 Show 277 Hour 2

Head to the Dahl Arts Center in Rapid City this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Mountain Time to meet not one, but six versions of Chase Padgett's musical vision.

His stage show is called "Six Guitars." He joins us to talk about the show.

pbs.org

In the Moment ... February 14, 2018 Show 277 Hour 1

SDPB's Steve Zwemke talks with senior NOVA producer Evan Hadingham about the new NOVA special "Great Escape at Dunkirk."

The program airs February 14 on SDPB-TV.

In the Moment ... February 14, 2018 Show 277 Hour 2

Seth Tupper and Jon Hunter join In the Moment host Lori Walsh for a conversation about the top political headlines in the state. Today we discuss the unusual life of Paul Erickson, the ongoing debate over open primaries, and new revenue projections coming out of Pierre.

In the Moment ... February 14, 2018 Show 277 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek joins us with an update on the changing diagnosis and treatment of ACL injuries in athletes.

Lori Walsh

In the Moment ... February 14, 2018 Show 277 Hour 1

Longtime sports broadcaster Mike Henrikson joins In the Moment to discuss his new book "First Person: Legendary South Dakota Sports Stories."

We talk about getting started in broadcasting and Mike shares highlights from his years of interviews.

In The Moment ... February 13, 2018 Show 276 Hour 2

NPR announces the 2018 Tiny Desk Contest, where all you need is a desk and a song. SDPB's Katy Beem joins us to talk about how South Dakota music makers can show the state, and the nation, what they've got.

pbs.org

In The Moment ... February 13, 2018 Show 276 Hour 2

A new FRONTLINE film looks at the attempted crackdown on MS-13 in Long Island, New York. The documentary explores how the gangs took root in America, the brutal deaths of two girls that signaled an elevation of savagery, and the ensuing crackdown that seemed to target teenagers for acts as simple as writing the area code of their home country in their notebooks.

FRONTLINE'S "The Gang Crackdown" airs February 14 on SDPB-TV at 9 p.m. Central, 8 Mountain on SDPB-TV.

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