In The Moment ... Continued Drought Hammers State

Jul 27, 2017

In The Moment ... July 27, 2017 Show 143 Hour 1

SDSU Extension held meetings across South Dakota this week, addressing current problems and developing strategies to handle the state's worsening drought. Today, we dive into the issues drought is bringing South Dakotans. Joining us now ... state Climatologist Laura Edwards and Livestock Business Management Field Specialist Heather Gessner.

This Saturday, The Keepers of the Canton Native Asylum Story host their annual ceremony at what is often known as the Hiawatha Indian Insane Asylum to honor those buried in its cemetery. The secretary for The Keepers, Anne Dilenschneider joins us to share the complex and often disturbing history. We're also joined by Canton historian Joyce Miles. She's leading a group that's putting together a book on the 150th anniversary of Canton.

SDPB’s Kevin Woster heads into the alligator pit and lives to tell the story.