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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Meet the Candidates - Greg Baldwin

Sep 24, 2018
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In The Moment ... September 24. 2018 Show 428 Hour 2

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

We have invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In The Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Greg Balwin. He is a Libertarian out of District 17 and is running for State Representative.

Stories From Outer Space

Sep 24, 2018
StarTalk Radio

In The Moment ... September 24. 2018 Show 428 Hour 1

A new book edited by one of America's foremost experts on space policy and history explores America's space program and the men and women who have traveled via spaceflight.

It's called "The Penguin Book of Outer Space Exploration." Lori Walsh visited with John Logsdon about how the cosmos continues to inspire and intrigue.

Hacks To Leapfrog Ahead In Business Goals

Sep 24, 2018
Brava Investments

In The Moment ... September 24. 2018 Show 428 Hour 1

Nathalie Molina Nino says minority women are starting companies at a faster rate than anyone else in the United States but they receive less than one percent of venture funding capital. 

She writes in her book, "Leap Frog: The New Revolution for Women Entrepreneurs," the secret to being successful is being rich, white and male. 

She offers 50 hacks for any entrepreneur to leapfrog ahead in business goals. 

Truth Becomes Art And Art Becomes Truth

Sep 21, 2018
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In The Moment ... September 21. 2018 Show 427 Hour 2

Terese Mailhot memoir is called “Heart Berries." It is as fierce and shattering as it is transforming.

She joined In The Moment for the special broadcast from Brookings for the Festival of Books.

America's Unknown Renegades

Sep 21, 2018
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In The Moment ... September 21. 2018 Show 427 Hour 1
 

Angelica Shirley Carpenter is the author of the book "Born Criminal." It explores the life of one of America's lesser known renegades.

Angelica Shirley Carpenter joined In The Moment during the 2018 Festival of Books in Brookings.

The Role of Journalism In Today's Democracy

Sep 21, 2018
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In The Moment ... September 21. 2018 Show 427 Hour 1

Thomas Patterson is the Bradlee Professor of Government and the Press at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government.

His book "Informing the News" is 2018's One Book South Dakota. It's an unflinching look at the state of American journalism with an eye toward changing the profession itself for the better.

Thomas Patterson joined In The Moment during the 2018 Festival of Books in Brookings.

Partners In Writing And Life

Sep 21, 2018
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In The Moment ... September 21. 2018 Show 427 Hour 2

What is it like to have two writers in a household?

Two authors that happened to be married had breakout debut novels. Julie Buntin is the author of "Marlena" and Gabe Habash is the author of "Stephen Florida."

They both  joined In The Moment during the 2018 Festival of Books in Brookings.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... September 20. 2018 Show 426 Hour 2

Kara LaReau is the author of the "Infamous Ratsos" series. The first two books were bound together as the 2018 Young Readers One Book South Dakota selection.

She's in South Dakota for the Festival of Books. You can see her today in Sioux Falls at the Washington Pavilion. Friday, September 21st, meet her in Brookings as she presents at the Children's Museum of South Dakota.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... September 20. 2018 Show 426 Hour 2

Michael Hall writes picture books that delight and endure. He's the New York Times bestselling author of "My Heart is Like a Zoo," Red: A Crayon's Story," Little i," and more.

He's in South Dakota for the South Dakota Festival of Books and Young Readers Festival. See him Thursday, September 20 at the Washington Pavilion and Friday, September 21 at the Children's Museum of South Dakota. Find more at sdbookfestival.com.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... September 20. 2018 Show 426 Hour 2

When 13 year-old Briana's dad dies suddenly, she is faced with another unexpected turn of events: She now has not one heart but two. The second heart nestles inside her and speaks to her in her father's voice.

Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... September 19, 2018 Show 425 Hour 2

Chuck Parkinson joined In the Moment from Rapid City for a preview of his monthly program, Where Do We Go From Here? 

Today's topic was Women in Public Service - How are women in government impacting public policy? 

SDPB

In The Moment ... September 19, 2018 Show 425 Hour 2

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

Today we welcome in Jon Hunter, the publisher of the Madison daily Leader, and Seth Tupper, Rapid City Journal Enterprise Reporter.

The main topics discussed in the show were the potential changes in policy that would put at risk state hemp farmers and the proposed changes to South Dakota Board of Regions freedom of speech policy. 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... September 19, 2018 Show 425 Hour 1

SDPB Nate Wek joined In The Moment with his weekly update on South Dakota sports and recreation. 

This week SDPB reporter brought a preview of the first Sanford International PGA tour celebrated at the Minnehaha country club located in Sioux Falls.

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In The Moment ... September 19, 2018 Show 425 Hour 1

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

We have invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In The Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Margaret Sutton. She is a Republican out of District 10 and is running for State Senator.

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In The Moment ... September 19, 2018 Show 425 Hour 1

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

We have invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In The Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Nancy York. She is a Republican out of District 5 and is running for State Representative.

PEN America

In The Moment ... September 19, 2018 Show 425 Hour 1

People are stories. Author, teacher, and craftsman Joseph Marshall has written novels, screenplays, essays, short stories, and nonfiction books. He's also a storyteller.

Joseph Marshall is in South Dakota for the Young Readers Festival this week. An enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, he was raised in a traditional Lakota household.

His book "In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse" tells the story of a boy and his grandpa as the travel together on a quest to know Crazy Horse.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... September 19, 2018 Show 425 Hour 2

The Black Hills Chamber Music Society launches its season with a cello and piano duet on Sunday, September 23rd. That's after Thursday's performance at the new Hamre Recital Hall at Augustana University in Sioux Falls.

Cellist Kelley Mikkelsen joined In The Moment during her trip to South Dakota.

Originally from South Dakota, she attended Eastman School of Music and has gone on to perform to acclaim in concerts in Europe, Asia, and the United States.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... September 18, 2018 Show 424 Hour 2

Dr. Richard Holm is a physician who has had to face his own mortality and used the wisdom found there to help others face their own.

He built a medical practice in Brookings that specialized in geriatrics. He expanded into broadcasting with work on television and radio and became well-known on SDPB as "The Prairie Doc." He was inducted into the South Dakota Hall of Fame.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... September 18, 2018 Show 424 Hour 1

On September 21st each year, the United Nations celebrates World Peace Day.  Watertown singer/songwriter Patrick Howey received word from the UN that his song "Peace," recorded under his pseudonym Cureado, would be used as part of this year's celebration.

However, last week, Howey received word that his song is being replaced Friday by a special tribute to former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan who died unexpectedly last month.

In The Moment ... September 18, 2018 Show 424 Hour 1

Jenny Roger, assistant editor at the Washington Post, is coming to Brookings this Thursday for a lecture on the present status of journalism in the U.S.

This event will take place at the South Dakota Art Museum. She will talk about the challenges and opportunities for rebuilding trust with the press in the contemporary political climate.

Today Jenny Roger joined In The Moment with a preview of her lecture.

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In The Moment ... September 18, 2018 Show 424 Hour 1

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

We have invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In The Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Roger Meyer. He is a Republican out of District 18 and is running for State Senator.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... September 18, 2018 Show 424 Hour 1

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

We have invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In The Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Reynold Nesiba. He is a Democrat out of District 15 and is running for State Senator.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... September 17, 2018 Show 423 Hour 1

This week's Great American Read explores first-person narratives and other ways authors tell stories of characters on personal journeys. From navigating the teen years through discovering our "chosen families," these are the novels that help us find ourselves at any age. You can see it Tuesday, September 18 on SDPB-TV. And keep voting for your favorite books until the winner of "America's Most Loved Novel" is announced in October.

Puetz Corporation

In The Moment ... September 17, 2018 Show 423 Hour 1

Fifty years ago, with fewer than 200 students and a small faculty and staff, Mitchell Technical Institute opened its doors.  Part of a larger system of four institutes statewide, MTI has developed unique programs and grown to an annual enrollment of more than 1200 students.  In recent years, the growth has allowed MTI to move to a modern campus on Mitchell's south side along I-90 where students can plan for a wide variety of occupations.

Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South dakota, Hill City

In The Moment ... September 17, 2018 Show 423 Hour 2

They called them the CCC Boys.

Today’s Images of the Past focus is the Civilian Conservation Corps.

Otto Bochman, director of the CCC Museum of South Dakota in Hill City, joined In The Moment from the Black Hills Surgical Hospital Studio in Rapid City to share fascinating tales of the Civilian Conservation Corps.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... September 17, 2018 Show 423 Hour 2

Real as Air, a new play by Richard W. Swanson, is based on letters, messages, and memories shared between Richard, his wife Cheryl, and his sister Kathy after Kathy is diagnosed with ALS.

It's a play about hope and mortality, beauty and limitation.

You can see it at Augustana University in Sioux Falls, from September 21st to 23rd and  from September 28th to 30th.

Richard W. Swanson and Jayna Fitzsimmons, director of Augustana's production, joined In The Moment with a preview of the play.

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In The Moment ... September 17, 2018 Show 423 Hour 1

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

We have invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In The Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Max Farver. He is a Republican out of District 18 and is running for State Representative.

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In The Moment ... September 17, 2018 Show 423 Hour 1

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

We have invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In The Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Randy Gross. He is a Republican out of District 8 and is running for State Representative.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... September 14 2018 Show 422 Hour 1

Jami Lynn and Eliza Blue make up The Nesters. They found each other via the internet and have not looked back. They continue to collaborate togther bringing many fine music. Today, they were in the Leo P. Flynn Gallery at the SDPB downtown Sioux Falls studio.

In The Moment ... September 13, 2018 Show 421 Hour 2

Creative writing is a gift but it can also be taken as a class.

Dr. Courtney Huse-Wika is associate professor of English at Black Hills State Universtity and Duncan Barlow is a lecturer of English at the Univeristy of South Dakota. 

They deliver creative readings today as part of Black Hills State University's Geek Speak Series.

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