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 ... August 17, 2018 Show 403 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 Terry Crandall. He is a Democrat out of District 18 and is running for State Representative. 

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In The Moment ... August 17, 2018 Show 403 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 Senator Ryan Maher of Isabel. He is a Republican running for re-election in District 28. 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... August 17, 2018 Show 403 Hour 1

Jasmine Cain has received several Nashville Industry Music Awards including Artist of the Year and Best Live Rock Performer.  She's a native of Sturgis - and through five albums she has paved the way for female rock artists in the motorcycle culture.  

The band will perform at The Thirsty Duck tonight and tomorrow night at 8:00 p.m. both nights.

Jasmine Cain joined In The Moment for today’s Moment in Sound along with her guitarist Jordan Roepke.

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In The Moment ... August 16, 2018 Show 402 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.

Rapid City Journal

In The Moment ... August 16, 2018 Show 402 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 Lilias Jarding of Rapid City. She is a Democratic candidate for the State House of Representatives in District 33.  

The Daily Republic

In The Moment ... August 16, 2018 Show 402 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 Ione Klinger of Mitchell. She is a Democrat out  of District 20 and is running for State Representative. 

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In The Moment ... August 16, 2018 Show 402 Hour 1

The 2nd Annual Immunize South Dakota statewide conference is tomorrow at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.

It's important to keep our immunizations up to date in both adults and children.

Dr. Jennifer Schriever, a family medicine provider with Sanford Health and also a member of the Sioux Falls Area Immunization Coalition, joined In The Moment to discuss the importance of vaccines in order to prevent health complications.

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In The Moment ... August 15, 2018 Show 401 Hour 1

The Gregory Gorillas have won back to back high school football championships.  

There are new challenges, however, as last season's team graduated 12 seniors.  Still, Gregory is projected to do well again this season. 

SDPB's Nate Wek joined In The Moment with an update on the Gregory's Football program and what we can expect of them this upcoming season. 

 

In The Moment ... August 15, 2018 Show 401 Hour 2

Chuck Parkinson joined In The Moment with a preview of this month's Where Do We Go From Here. 

This month's edition includes a larger and younger panel. It is titled "Voices of the Future Now: Listening to the Next Generation." 

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In The Moment ... August 15, 2018 Show 401 Hour 2

Denver based singer/songwriter Rascal Martinez is a multi-instrumentalist - getting his start in the family's basement as a youngster.  The Sutherland, Nebraska native got going on the drums and guitar, playing alongside his older brother.

Six years beyond his high school graduation, Martinez is enjoying the road, honing his skills and enjoying live audiences.

"Far From Home" is Rascal's new album.  Heartfelt and honest, Martinez bears his soul in a beautiful and emotional project.

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In The Moment ... August 15, 2018 Show 401 Hour 2

Can a state legislator replace himself on the November ballot? And, what kind of spending restrictions are candidates dealing with this election year?

 

We'll have our Dakota Political Junkies take on those questions and others. Joining today's In The Moment Seth Tupper of the Rapid City Journal.

 

And former South Dakota lawmaker and member of the South Dakota Newspaper Hall of Fame, Noel Hamiel. 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... August 15, 2018 Show 401 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 Kasey Olivier. She is a Democrat out of District 12 and is running for State Senator. 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... August 15, 2018 Show 401 Hour 1

Vagabonds joined In The Moment for today's Moment In Sound.

Vagabonds is the stage name of singer/songwriter Luke Dean. He is currently touring his album, "I Don't Know What to Do Now," produced with no budget and practically no gear.

Later tonight, he plays at Total Drag records in Sioux Falls - opening for Minneapolis band, Weathered. 

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In The Moment ... August 13, 2018 Show 399 Hour 1

Black Hills residents can take a sigh of relief as the rumble of motorcycles from the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally subsides.

The state is reporting that rally traffic is up from last year, as are felony drug arrests.

However, the number of fatalities are down.

SDPB’s Lee Strubinger joined In The Moment for a look at this year’s Rally Tally

 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... August 13, 2018 Show 399 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 "Redes" by Silvestre Revueltas. 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... August 13, 2018 Show 399 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 a conversation between South Dakota Symphony Orchestra Maestro Delta David Gier and Musicologist Joseph Horowitz. 

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In The Moment ... August 13, 2018 Show 399 Hour 1

As the New York Times' Tehran Bureau Chief, Thomas Erdbrink is one of just a few Western reporters allowed to work in Iran.

Tonight is the first of a two-night FRONTLINE series called "Our Man in Tehran," in which Erdbrink opens the front door to an Iran you may not know.

He shares encounters inside the closed society of Iran and visits with the country's people about the challenges of living under theocratic leadership. 

Thomas Erdbrink joined In The Moment with a preview of tonight's show. 

In The Moment ... August 13, 2018 Show 399 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 Roger Chase of Huron. He is a Republican candidate for the South Dakota State House of Representatives in District 22. 

Lee Strubinger

In The Moment ... August 13, 2018 Show 399 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 Nick Reid. He is an Independent candidate for the South Dakota State House of Representatives in District 33.  

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In The Moment ... August 8, 2018 Show 396 Hour 1 & 2

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In The Moment ... August 8, 2018 Show 396 Hour 2

Next month the Minnehaha Country Club will host the PGA Tours Champion Event called the Sanford International sponsored by Cambria.

This is a pretty big event and there have been a few announcements that have made it even bigger. SDPB's Nate Wek was on the course recently and joins us today to talk about his experience.

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In The Moment ... August 8, 2018 Show 396 Hour 1

There are a lot of things happening in South Dakota when it comes to agriculture.

There are ag panel discussions, cattle with anthrax and just making sure that your animals have up to date health certificates.

Dr. Dustin Oedekoven is South Dakota's State Veterinarian and he's also interim Ag Secretary.

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In The Moment ... August 8, 2018 Show 396 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Dana Ferguson and Jon Hunter discuss the scheduled execution of Rodney Berget, Senator Mike Rounds' Tuesday visit to Sioux Falls, the latest poll in the U.S. House race between Dusty Johnson, Tim Bjorkman and George Hendrickson and Governor Daugaard's request for a special session of the State Legislature.

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In The Moment ... August 8, 2018 Show 396 Hour 1

Jade Addison of Sturgis is a Democratic candidate for the South Dakota House of Representatives in District 29.  Addison's campaign is based on equality and fairness, better wages and truly representing the voice of the her district.

Meet The Candidates - Jim Chilson

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In The Moment ... August 8, 2018 Show 396 Hour 1

Jim Chilson of Florence is a Democratic candidate for the State House of Representatives in District 4.  As a teacher of agriculture education and science for 43 years, he's concerned about from where the next crop of farmers and ag educators will come.  He also discusses renewable energy.

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In The Moment ... August 7, 2018 Show 395 Hour 2

How do South Dakotans feel about alternatives to prison? What has South Dakota already done to reduce incarceration and increase transparency?

Yesterday we welcomed leadership from South Dakota ACLU to talk about their "Smart Justice" initiative.

Today we welcomed South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley for a look at the state of criminal justice in South Dakota. 

In The Moment ... August 7, 2018 Show 395 Hour 2

The list grows, even though the towns faded into obscurity.

SDPB's Vanished Towns of Yesterday looks at who we once were and what remains of many of our forgotten communities.

SDPB's Stephanie Rissler is traveling the state in search for the places that are no more. She joined In The Moment from the SDPB Vermillion Studio for an update.

SDPB's Heather Benson joined the show as well to look at how this project is coming together online and with your participation. 

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In The Moment ... August 7, 2018 Show 395 Hour 2

In Minnehaha County, August is time for the Sioux Empire Fair.

While teenagers are expressing safety concerns on social media, law enforcement officers are talking to the community about safety and crime prevention.

Captain Mike Walsh with the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Department joined In The Moment with an overview of the situation. 

In The Moment ... August 7, 2018 Show 395 Hour 1

SIt is a decades long problem with a multi-million dollar solution. The Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee presented possible solutions to the Mitchell City Council last night. 

Joe Kippes, Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee Chair, joined In The Moment with an update on the proposal. 

In The Moment ... August 7, 2018 Show 395 Hour 1

Governor Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed today Purple Heart Recognition Day in South Dakota.

Secretary Larry Zimmerman from the State Department of Veterans Affairs joined In The Moment with a summary of the event. 

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