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 ... July 18, 2018 Show 381 Hour 2

What's the role of Humanities programming in rural America? How can capacity building and infrastructure grants transform humanities offerings across the state? What's the role of the National Endowment for the Humanities in preserving Lakota language and culture?

Jon Parrish Peede is the 11th chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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In The Moment ... July 18, 2018 Show 381 Hour 2

Jon Crane creates "Art that Takes You Home." After a tour at Ellsworth Air Force Base where he served as a combat pilot in the 1970s, the artist decided to make a life in the Black Hills permanently. He lives here. He paints here. He provides a gateway for others to explore the beauty of art and life in South Dakota.

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In The Moment ... July 18, 2018 Show 381 Hour 2

A woman who spoke to South Dakotans about freedom has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian Federation.

What's the impact on the South Dakota political scene?

Dakota Political Junkie Jon Hunter, from the Madison Daily Leader, joined In The Moment with an update on the topic.

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In The Moment ... July 18, 2018 Show 381 Hour 1

Which community/ballpark gives the best overall experience when it comes to baseball in the state? We asked. You answered.

SDPB's Nate Wek joined In The Moment for your weekly Sports & Rec update.

In The Moment ... July 18, 2018 Show 381 Hour 1

Many of us surround ourselves with people who think and act like we do. The 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Summit in Sioux Falls seeks to invest in diversity-related education to help bridge the gap between an emerging workforce and South Dakota business leaders and entrepreneurs.

Lee Strubinger

In The Moment ... July 18, 2018 Show 381 Hour 1

Nashville recording artist Robert Hunter is on tour not only for his new record but for a new novel. You can see the Relapse and Revival Tour in Rapid City this week.

Robert Hunter joined In The Moment from our SDPB Rapid City studio for Moment in Sound.

In The Moment ... July 17, 2018 Show 380 Hour 2

What if we had a curriculum for aging? How should we attend to the interior part of the aging process. What does it mean to be an elder in a culture obsessed with youth.

Sister Joyce Rupp belongs to the Servants of Mary community. She's a Spiritual Director, a Retreat and Conference Leader, and Co-Director of the Boundless Compassion Program. She comes to South Dakota for the Aging Faithfully Conference on Thursday, July 26.

In The Moment ... July 17, 2018 Show 380 Hour 1

Roger Scheibe of Brookings has been named the 2018 Governor's Ag Ambassador Award recipient.

He joined In The Moment to talk about the recognition and the role of the Ag Ambassador, which is one of many ag leadership roles in Scheibe's career. 

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In The Moment ... July 17, 2018 Show 380 Hour 1

Americans create monuments to commemorate, to mourn, and sometimes, simply to draw a crowd.

Watch 10 MONUMENTS THAT CHANGED AMERICA tonight at 7 p.m. CDT / 6 p.m. MDT on SDPB-TV. It is part of 10 THAT CHANGED AMERICA, a series that explores the nation's built environment.

Geoffre Baer, host of Monuments That Changed America and David Wolff, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Black Hills State Univeristy, joined In The Moment with a preview on tonight's show. 

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In The Moment ... July 17, 2018 Show 380 Hour 1

A South Dakota lawmaker seeking insight into policy, politics and public service.

State Representative Dan Ahlers was selected to participate in the Emerging Leaders Program. It is an annual seminar sponsored by the State Legislative Leaders Foundation (SLLF) and the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.

Dan Ahlers joined In The Moment with a recap.   

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In The Moment ... July 17, 2018 Show 380 Hour 2

South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We've invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In the Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Erin Healy. She is a Democrat out of District 14 and is running for state representative. 

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In The Moment ... July 16, 2018 Show 379 Hour 1

ws anCabot-Ann Christofferson is the Liaison and Deputy Director of the Majorana Project at the Sanford Underground Research Facility as well as an Instructor in the South Dakota School of Mines Chemistry and Applied Biological Sciences Department.

The Majorana Demostrator Collaboration Project began in 2010 with growing clean copper to build the experiment.

Cabot-Ann Christofferson is the featured speaker at this month's STEAM Cafe at Hay Camp Brewing Company tomorrow evening.

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In The Moment ... July 16, 2018 Show 379 Hour 2

In a tight labor market, bridging the gap between business leaders and an emerging workforce becomes vital to economic growth and sustainability.

Concious Youth Solutions presents the 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Summit on Thursday, July 19th from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST at the Holiday Inn City Center in Sioux Falls.

In The Moment hosted a panel of guests to preview the upcoming conference.

Goi Yol is an independent consultant and member of Sioux Falls Mayor Paul Ten Haken's transition leadership team.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 16, 2018 Show 378 Hour 1

She takes the stage before every South Dakota Symphony Orchestra Concert to express her gratitude and to introduce the orchestra.

It's a small moment in the evening, but it represents so much more as audiences and musicians are reminded of the vision and leadership of a thriving community cultural institution.

Jennifer Boomgaarden has served as executive director of the South Dakota Symphony Orcherstra since 2010. She has accepted a position as President and CEO of the Omaha Symphony.

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In The Moment ... July 16, 2018 Show 379 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 the chilling sounds of the Overlook Hotel Suite. We welcomed Pulitzer Prize winning composer Paul Moravec to In The Moment in April, prior to the performance. 

In The Moment ... July 16, 2018 Show 379 Hour 1

South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We've invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In the Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome BJ Motley of Sioux Falls. He is a Democratic candidate for the State House of Representative in District 25.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 16, 2018 Show 379 Hour 1

South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We've invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In the Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Toni Miller. She is a Democrat out of District 9 and is running for state representative. 

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In The Moment ... July 13, 2018 Show 378 Hour 1

One of the first Moment In Sound guests came back to the SDPB Sioux Falls studio for another live performance. 

Local artist, Meriwether Raindelay, is working on his music for his upcoming album. He shared a little bit more about his art and philosophy behind his work. 

Meriwether Raindelay also played some of his unreleased songs for the In The Moment crew. 

Lee Strubinger

In The Moment ... July 13, 2018 Show 378 Hour 1

What if you could capture the passion and the imagination of local entrepreneurs who are ready to solve problems and create wealth in their own communities?

Dr. Ernesto Sirolli is one of the world's leading experts on economic development. He started working in the field of international aid in Africa in 1971. He has since worked in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the United Kingdom, Latin America and Asia in projects that promote local entrepreneurship and local self-determination.

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In The Moment ... July 12, 2018 Show 377 Hour 1

From the shifting nature of news to the gift of the South Dakota outdoors, SDPB's Kevin Woster writes about life and politics, people and the wild that surrounds us.

You can find it on his blog, "On the Other Hand." 

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In The Moment ... July 12, 2018 Show 377 Hour 2

Everyone has their own stories of adversity, yet not everyone is willing to share them.

James Kelley asked business leaders and inovators to share their stories on his podcast "Executives After Hours." After dozens of conversations, he noticed themes of authentic leadership emerging. He wrote a book: "The Crucible's Gift: 5 Lessons from Authentic Leaders.

James Kelley joined In The Moment to discuss the details of his book. 

In The Moment ... July 12, 2018 Show 377 Hour 2

  South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We've invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In the Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Geroge J. Nelson. He is a Democratic candidate for the State House of Representatives in District 34. 

 

In The Moment ... July 12, 2018 Show 377 Hour 2

  South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We've invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In the Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Mike McHugh. He is a Democrat out of Distric 2 and is running for state representative. 

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In The Moment ... July 11, 2018 Show 376 Hour 2

Each week, In The Moment gathers the week most relevant events in politics. We then bring in our Dakota Political Junkies to provide their knowledge.

Argus Leader watchdog government reporter, Dana Ferguson, and Watertown Public Opinion managing editor, Roger Whittle joined the show this week.

The Junkies convene every Wednesday at 12:06 p.m Central/11:06 a.m. Mountain on In The Moment. 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 11, 2018 Show 376 Hour 1

The role of unions has changed over time. Union members pioneered changes in America's work life such as weekends off and pay for overtime hours.

Kooper Caraway is the president of Sioux Falls AFL-CIO.

He joined In The Moment to discuss how the modern South Dakota Labor Movement reflects the shifting needs of working America.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 11, 2018 Show 376 Hour 2

The U.S. FDA has approved the first pharmaceutical with an active ingredient derived from marijuana. Does the approval open the door for other CBD-derived medications?

Independent cadidate for the U.S. House, George Hendrickson, joined In The Moment to discuss the limitations of the new medication as well as the issues regarding medical marijuana. 

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In The Moment ... July 10, 2018 Show 375 Hr 2

Feathered Mason is a Nashville-based musician and award-winning songwriter.

He is currently touring his first solo album, "Mary's Kitchen Sessions."

Feathered Mason plays at White Wall Sessions in Sioux Falls tonight at 6:30. 

 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 10, 2018 Show 375 Hr 2

China, Mexico, Canada and the European Union are strategically targeting industries with retaliatory tariffs in response to Trump administration trade policies.

Jason Ball is president and CEO of the Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce.

He joined In The Moment to look how a trade war stands to impact the interconnected South Dakota's economy. 

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In The Moment ... July 10, 2018 Show 375 Hr 1

 

As of today, the state AG's office is still waiting for guidance from the Drug Enforcement Administration regarding how state laws are impacted by the FDA approval.

Dan Heinemann, Vice President and Medical Officer for Sanford Health joined In The Moment to discuss the FDA's recent approval of the first pharmaceutical derived from CBD.

 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 10, 2018 Show 375 Hr 1

South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We've invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In the Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Tom Holmes. He is a Republican out of District 14 and is running for state representative.

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