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 26, 2018 Show 387 Hour 2

Joseph Bottum is a frequent guest on In the Moment. He leads the CLASSICS Institute at Dakota State University. In a technological world, Dr. Bottum is one of the leading voices in cyber-ethics. He is author of the book "An Anxious Age: The Post-Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of America."

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In The Moment ... July 26, 2018 Show 387 Hour 2

Congresswoman Kristi Noem has chosen longtime South Dakota lawmaker Larry Rhoden to join her ticket in the race for Governor and Lt. Governor. Rhoden has served in the state Senate and House of Representatives. He joins us now for a look at the campaign heading into the fall.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... July 26, 2018 Show 387 Hour 1

Today Kevin Woster takes a moment to remember Denise Ross. Denise passed away this past weekend after a long battle with cancer.

Find other blog posts from Kevin here    On The Other Hand

In The Moment ... July 26, 2018 Show 387 Hour 1

Today's second guest for Meet the Candidate is Art Rusch. He is a Republican out of District 17 and is running for State Senator.

In The Moment ... July 26, 2018 Show 387 Hour 1

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

Today we welcome Senator Jim White. He is a Republican from District 22 and is running for re-election.

Rural Mental Health

Jul 26, 2018
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In The Moment ... July 26, 2018 Show 387 Hour 1

The pressures on farmers, ranchers and rural Americans continues to rise. As the South Dakota lawmakers study state mental health resources, today we're looking at the roe of a rural mental health task force.

Margie Neugebauer is a counselor in Hermosa, SD with decades of experience in rural mental health

Dr. Andrea Bjornestad is assistant professor in the department of Counseling & Human Development at South Dakota State University and an Extension Mental Health Specialist.

In The Moment ... July 25, 2018 Show 386 Hour 1

Nate Wek joined In The Moment with an update on Golf courses in South Dakota. 

Sand green courses are a growing trend all over South Dakota. Instead of putting on grass, you putt on sand. This trend is not completely unknown to SD as there a decent amount of courses in the state that have adopted the sand green philosophy.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 25, 2018 Show 386 Hour 2

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

He directs a discussion about Democracy and the role of the informed citizen, coordinating with the SDHC and One Book SD exploring "infoliteracy".

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 25, 2018 Show 386 Hour 2

James Van Nuys & Carrie Bartsch began working on their duo act in 2011. Since then they've become foundational to the Black Hills music scene.

They joined In The Moment for today's Moment in Sound.
 

In The Moment ... July 25, 2018 Show 386 Hour 2

Noel Hamiel, Former State Legislator and member of the South Dakota Newspaper Hall of Fame, and Seth Tupper, Rapid City Journal enterprise reporter, joined this week's Political Junkies segment.

We remembered journalists Denise Ross, Roger Kasa and David Kranz.

They also brought the latest update on Maria Butina.

In The Moment ... July 25, 2018 Show 386 Hour 1

It's a one-time Black Hills concert experience. The Red Willow Band reconvenes to play at the Homestake Opera House in Lead.

Sarah Carlson, Executive Director of the Historic Homestake Opera House, joined In The Moment with a preview in addition to Red Willow Band original members: Kenny Putnam and Chris Gage.

The Red Willow Band Reunion Concert: Live at the Homestake is this Friday night at 7:30pm.  A few tickets are still available.

 

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In The Moment ... July 25, 2018 Show 386 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 Jeffrey Partridge. He is a Republican out of District 34 and is running for State Senator.

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In The Moment ... July 25, 2018 Show 386 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  Wyatt Osthus. He is a Democratic candidate for the South Dakota State House of Representative in District 31

In The Moment ... July 24, 2018 Show 385 Hour 1

From a recap of the Western Governors Association meeting in Rapid City to the impact of a state win in the U.S. Supreme Court, the news from Pierre don't cool in the summer months.

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard joined In The Moment with an insight on the lastest events.

In The Moment ... July 24, 2018 Show 385 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 Ryan Cwach. He is a Democrat out of District 18 and is running for State Representative.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 24, 2018 Show 385 Hour 2

Heath Johnson is an Americana Country songwriter from Spearfish, SD. He organizes the South Dakota Songwriters group and activities around the Black Hills area and puts together songwriters rounds for other local artists. His musical influences range from classic country, to modern Americana, folk, and red dirt music. Along with his solo shows, he is also the lead in an Americana Honky Tonk band named The Ruthless West.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 24, 2018 Show 385 Hour 1

Karen Mortimer, Executive Director of  Mniluzahan Okolakiciyapi Ambassadors (MOA) joined In The Moment for an update on efforts to transform race relations in the Black Hills.

Karen Mortimer, was accompanied by two other members of MOA.

Heather Dawn Thompson, primary researcher for Indian Schools Lands project, gave us an update on the history project related to the Rapid City Indian School lands : An Inconvenient Truth Part 2: Boarding School/Sioux San Lands and Segregation in Rapid City.

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In The Moment ... July 24, 2018 Show 385 Hour 2

On Tuesday the 24th, Keith BraveHeart will be conducting a segment of his Buffalo Nation community arts project at Racing Magpie. It will include a community conversation and hands-on art making that will implement "active listening," and encourage inclusiveness through a method of story-sharing that nurtures trust.

I spoke with Keith on Monday July 23rd.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 23, 2018 Show 384 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 Beethoven's Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 26.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 23, 2018 Show 384 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 Susan Kelts of Rapid City. She is a Democrat out of District 32 and she is running for State Representative.

In The Moment ... July 23, 2018 Show 384 Hour 1

Hawaii's Governor has signed the first ban on sunscreens that contain chemicals believed to be harmful to coral reefs. The move made national headlines, but many scientists and dermatologists say enacting a ban causes confusion among consumers. It might even dissuade people from lathering on the sunblock.

We're broadcasting this week from the SDPB Black Hills Studio. Western South Dakota is thrumming with visitors. They take to the trails, to the mountains, and to the lakes and streams of the Hills.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 23, 2018 Show 384 Hour 1

We're broadcasting live this week from SDPB's Black Hills Studio. One of the stories we wanted to tell this week is the history of Ellsworth Air Force Base and its role in the defense of our nation.

Who better to talk with than the man who wrote the book on Ellsworth.

Retired Lt. Col. George Larson wrote "Thunder over Dakota." He's also active in the Black Hills Veterans Writing Group and encourages veterans throughout the region to record their stories.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 23, 2018 Show 384 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 Sherry Bea Smith of Nemo. She is a Democrat out of District 31 and is running for the State Senate.

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In The Moment ... July 20, 2018 Show 383 Hour 1

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In The Moment ... July 20, 2018 Show 383 Hour 1

Bo DePeña plays more than 100 shows a year across the country. Originally from Laredo, Texas, he's found a enthusiastic fan base in the Midwestern and Western states as well, including South Dakota. 

 Tonight he plays Fernson Brewing in Sioux Falls. His latest release is called "Montana Sky." You can find him on Spotify and Instagram and Facebook. Learn more online at bodepenamusic.com. 

Today Bo Depeña and Jackson Claredon joined Moment In Sound with a preview of tonight's show. 

In The Moment ... July 19, 2018 Show 382 Hour 2

SDPB's Heather Benson joined In The Moment to talk about the third annual Native Film Showcase. The festival returns to Rapid City on Saturday, July 21, as part of Native POP.

Native POP: People of the plains is a Native art market and cultural celebration and is a free annual event in the heart of downtown Rapid City. 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 19, 2018 Show 382 Hour 2

The South Dakota Bandmaster's hold their 7th Summer Symposium on July 21st at Chamberlain High School. It's an opportunity for professionals across the state to convene and learn from one another. 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 19, 2018 Show 382 Hour 2

If your kids are at a loss for things to do this summer, don't count out your local library.

Many South Dakota libraries are taking part in national summer programming, and the state library has just released the list of finalists for this year's Young Adult Reading Program.

SDPB's Jackie Hendry joined In The Moment with a look at what's happening around the state. 

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In The Moment ... July 19, 2018 Show 382 Hour 1

Fake news can mislead or entertain, damage reputations, and destroy institutions. But it can also kill.

Kevin Woster writes about it this week on his blog "On the Other Hand."

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 19, 2018 Show 382 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 Doug Barthel. He is a Republican out of District 10 and is running for reelection as a state representative.

You can hear all the SDPB Meet the Candidate interviews on our website at listen.sdpb.org

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