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 ... October 18, 2017 Show 201 Hour 2

Tonight the PBS documentary series FRONTLINE presents the national broadcast premiere of Mosul – an extraordinary, inside look at the brutal battle to drive ISIS out of Iraq's second largest city, which some military commanders have described as the deadliest urban combat since World War II. Mosul airs tonight on FRONTLINE at 9:00 p.m. Central on SDPB-TV. We’re joined by producer James Jones.

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In The Moment ... October 18, 2017 Show 201 Hour 2

South Dakota Symphony Orchestra brings the music of Broadway to Sioux Falls with Wicked Divas this weekend. Alli Mauzey appeared in Broadway’s as Glinda in the 10th Anniversary Company of Wicked. She also played the role of the good, but complicated, diva on the First National Tour of the production. She joins us with a preview of this week’s program.

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In The Moment ... October 18, 2017 Show 201 Hour 2

Thirteen-year-old Olivia Hunhoff wrote a column for the Yankton County Observer that won a first place award in the National Newspaper Association's annual "Better Newspapers Content." She received her plaque at the national convention. The award-winning column featured her temperamental pet, Miss Kitty.

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In The Moment ... October 18, 2017 Show 201 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Denise Ross and Jonathan Ellis join us to unpack the week’s top headlines in state politics. Today we talk about the Government Accountability Task Force, a lawsuit seeking more equitable care for transgender state employees, and sexual harassment in Pierre.

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In The Moment ... October 18, 2017 Show 201 Hour 1

SDPB’s Nate Wek brings news of the latest SDPB Tales of the Gridiron features. Today we talk about the North Border Titans.

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In The Moment ... October 18, 2017 Show 201 Hour 1

The quality of our water matters. For our health, for our environment, for our recreation, for our economy. The Eastern South Dakota Water Conference offers an opportunity for those who care to come together and work on an action plan. Today we welcome David Kringen to the program. He's a water resources field specialist for SDSU Extension.

Thunder Valley CDC

In The Moment ... October 13, 2017 Show 198 Hour 1

New houses are under construction in the Pine Ridge Reservation. The project is part of Thunder Valley CDC. They offer work programs for low income families. SDPB's Chynna Lockett spoke with the Community Engagement Coordinator for Thunder Valley, Andrew Iron Shell.

In The Moment ... October 17, 2017 Show 200 Hour 1

The Government Accountability Task Force met for the final time yesterday. They're a summer study group tasked by the state legislature to take a closer look at campaign finance issues and limits in South Dakota. Yesterday, the task force passed along several proposals for the legislature to consider next session. Joining us to unpack those bills is SDPB's Lee Strubinger.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... October 17, 2017 Show 200 Hour 1

He followed the Missouri River for more than 2,000 miles. He wrote about his journey. He found himself a new "River Family." And he wrote a book about his journey. Larry Campbell is the author of "Rolling Down the River." He's speaking at the Vermillion Rotary Club today. But first he stops by In the Moment.

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In The Moment ... October 17, 2017 Show 200 Hour 1

Now more than ever, understanding the world has become a survival skill for an informed citizenry. The South Dakota World Affairs Council aims to foster in-depth conversations about the most pressing topics of our day. You can learn about the Future of Korea at a panel discussion this Wednesday in Brookings. Here with a preview is Jenna Gibson, Director of Communications at the Korea Economic Institute of America.

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In The Moment ... October 17, 2017 Show 200 Hour 1

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In The Moment ... October 17, 2017 Show 200 Hour 2

Hugh Weber is the host of the podcast The Potluck Society. He joins us to talk connection, creativity, and possibility.

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In The Moment ... October 17, 2017 Show 200 Hour 2

 Protocols ignore patients, doctors provide healthcare rather than practice medicine, and humanity slips away in favor of the commodity that healthcare has become. Dr. Victoria Sweet is the award-winning author of “God’s Hotel.” Her new book is called “Slow Medicine: The Way to Healing.”

dwu.edu

In The Moment ... October 17, 2017 Show 200 Hour 2

Dakota Wesleyan University hosts an upcoming youth night with the goal of helping attendees turn away from technology and social media to simply be present in the world. We’re joined by Sean Binder, incoming director of Storm Mountain Center in Rapid City, and Eric Van Meter, campus pastor of DWU.

In The Moment ... October 16, 2017 Show 199 Hour 2

Joe Foss became America's top flying ace during World War II. He was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. But he was also once a South Dakota kid, with a fierce work ethic and strong sense of his own moral compass. Broadcaster Chuck Anderson interviewed Joe Foss in 1996 at the Foss home in Arizona. For this week's Images of the Past, we welcome back Chuck Anderson.

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In The Moment ... October 16, 2017 Show 199 Hour 2

Jill Watson is Professor of English as an additional language and world language education at St. Olaf College. She comes to South Dakota for workshops through the South Dakota Department of Education. The state education department hosts workshops for teachers this week in Watertown and Aberdeen. Dr. Watson joins us to discuss bridging the gap between cultures, the potential role of elders in the classroom, and how to dismantle “cognitive imperialism.”

usd.edu

In The Moment ... October 16, 2017 Show 199 Hour 2

America's relationship with Russia is characterized by mistrust and political confrontation. Are we in the midst of a new Cold War?  You can see Tom Brokaw and Robert Legvold discuss The New Cold War this Wednesday at USD. Robert Legvold is one of the country's foremost experts in the former Soviet Union and in Russian policy. He's published numerous articles and books on the subject, including "Return to Cold War." He joins us for a preview.

In The Moment ... October 16, 2017 Show 199 Hour 1

When the George S. Mickelson Trail was formally dedicated in 1997, the project's many supporters decided to host a celebratory ride along the trail’s entire 109 miles. Twenty years later, cyclist still brave the elements, the potential gear failures, and the saddle sores for the trek. This year, SDPB's Larry Rohrer and Brian Gevik paid their registration fees and donned their helmets to embrace the trail. They join us with highlights.

travelsouthdakota.com

In The Moment ... October 16, 2017 Show 199 Hour 1

Dale Henning began researching the Blood Run historical site in the 1950's. He recently served as a consultant in the development of Good Earth State Park. Tomorrow, you can hear him speak about the importance of the Blood Run National Historic Landmark partially located within Good Earth State Park. He joins us for a preview.

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In The Moment ... October 16, 2017 Show 199 Hour 1

Pernille Ripp is a 7th Grade English teacher from Oregon, Wisconsin. She's also an expert in literacy and technology integration, the founder of Global Read-Aloud, and the author of "Passionate Learners: How to Engage and Empower Your Students." She's in Rapid City this week for the 18th Annual Systems Change Conference, sponsored by the Midwest Alliance of Professional Learning and Leadership.

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Ranjit Koodali joins to discuss the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Dr. Gareth Davies and Julie Fieldsend, Research Project Lead discuss GeneFolio (pharmacogenomics testing)

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... October 13, 2017 Show 198 Hour 1

You can now rediscover a classic Midwestern novel about the relationship between land and the people who farm it. The Center for Western Studies releases a new edition of Herbert Krause's "The Thresher." Patrick Hicks crafted an introduction to this new edition. You can join him this afternoon at 4 p.m. to celebrate the book's release in Sioux Falls.

Lee Strubinger

In The Moment ... October 13, 2017 Show 198 Hour 1

It's three full days of performances, panels, and parties. The Wild West Songwriters Festival is underway in Deadwood. For this week's Moment in Sound we welcome award-winning songwriter James Elliot. He's chair of the Songwriting Department at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. His compositions have sold more than 10 million copies and been recorded by Steven Curtis Chapman, The Oak Ridge Boys, Newsong, Shenandoah, and others. Elliott's songs have been included on 5 Grammy Award-winning albums.

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In the Moment ... October 12, 2017 Show 197 Hour 1

There's something about brothers consistently worth writing about. Kevin Woster's latest column explores the relationship between the Mayes brothers, Larry and Terry. They're twins with a remarkable story. And it's a story that's remarkable partly because of how ordinary South Dakotans do extraordinary things. Kevin Woster's blog is called On the Other Hand.

Lori Walsh

In the Moment ... October 12, 2017 Show 197 Hour 1

From the fox hunt to the 16th century opera to a fall recital at the University of South Dakota, today we explore the history of the horn. Dr. Gary Reeves is Associate Professor of Music at USD. He teaches French horn, directs the Concert Band, and helps guide the future music educators of the state. He joins us for live music and conversation.

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In the Moment ... October 12, 2017 Show 197 Hour 1

In October of 1962, America was perched on the edge of nuclear war. We call it the Cuban Missile Crisis. In Cuba, it's the October Crisis. Today we look back at the crisis and we ask the questions: Is it possible to get ourselves into a situation like this again? Are we there already? We’re joined by Tim McKeown, Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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In the Moment ... October 12, 2017 Show 197 Hour 2

Dr. Richard Holm joins us for your weekly checkup. We preview this week’s “On Call with the Prairie Doc” on SDPB-TV.

deniceturner.com

In the Moment ... October 12, 2017 Show 197 Hour 2

In a world thrumming with joy and agony, sometimes the only thing you can do is pick up a pen. Fortunately, sometimes that's also the best thing you can do. Denice Turner offers a Geek Speak Lecture at Black Hills State University this afternoon. She's the author of the memoir "Worthy." She joins us now for a preview of "Tasting Life Twice: On Life-Writing and Wellbeing"

Lee Strubinger

In the Moment ... October 12, 2017 Show 197 Hour 2

Plenty of people's minds are on missiles these days. Our next guest spent more than 30 years working with U.S. missile defense. Chuck Ellington is a retired Naval engineer. He managed the Navy's Ballistic Missile Defense Lethality Program. He's speaking at the South Dakota Air & Space Museum this Saturday at 9 a.m. in association with the South Dakota Veterans Forum.

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