In The Moment ... Building A Bike Friendly City

May 1, 2017

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May is National Bike Month. Rapid City has been selected as one of 13 cities across the country as a flagship community for Life is a Cycle. Alex DeSmidt and Jay Scott Corbin Baschemin join us to discuss biking as transportation and the potential for Rapid City as a bike-friendly town.

High-profile political speakers grabbed headlines this weekend, and politicos followed potential drama at two competing events. A Bernie Sanders-style democrat, Keith Ellison, talked to Democrats. Right-wing author David Horowitz offered the keynote to Republicans. The Best Western Ramkota Hotel complex in Sioux Falls hosted the annual McGovern Day fundraiser for Democrats...and the GOP Freedom Rally. As SDPB's Lee Strubinger reports, both events signal a shift in state politics.

Jarret Bies is with South Dakota's Best River Races. He joins us to talk about paddling the waters of the state and the treasure that is the Missouri River.

From the time a child is born her brain will grow faster than any other time of life until she reaches the age of three. A group of parents travels to Washington D.C. this week to urge elected representative to make the care of babies and development a national priority. We’re joined by Patricia Cole, government relations director at ZERO TO THREE and South Dakota parent Autumn Niegel.